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Today's News

  • Early Days April 23, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 21, 2005

    Amanda Cundiff was honored with a baby shower on Jan. 31 at Ponderosa Steakhouse. 

    Madison Grace Hardin celebrated her second birthday on March 30 with a party at her home.

    Bailey Wise, a fifth grade student at Kentucky Christian School, received a superior rating in the Kentucky Creative Writing Contest.

    Phil Hays recently received his clinical white coat from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • CU's Maroon-White Spring Football Game tonight

     

  • April 23-May 3 games

    Thursday, April 23
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Campbellsville at Marion County, Taylor County at Adair County (6:00).
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Campbellsville at Washington County (5:30), Taylor County at Central Hardin (6:00).
    UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL — Maroon-White Game at Campbellsville (7:00).
    UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville.
    Friday, April 24
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Campbellsville at Taylor County (5:30).

  • A young life cut short

    It's a shame to see people waste opportunities in life. They don't come around very often, and if you get a good one, you should take it and apply yourself to the best of your ability.

    Jonathan Krueger was the kind of young man who did just that. He applied himself to his studies at the University of Kentucky, and he was part of a study abroad program that took him to London, England and Dublin, Ireland not long ago.

  • Campbellsville School District students get college, career ready

    Campbellsville High School principal Kirby Smith informed the Campbellsville Independent Schools’ board members of his students’ efforts in meeting academic standards to finish off the school year. Late last year, the school’s junior class took the ACT. The official scores have not been released, but Smith believes the students’ average score will be around 18.5, which would be the highest in the school’s history. It would also be a 0.6 increase over last year’s average of 17.9.

  • Two Republicans want to be attorney general

     

    State Sen. Whitney Westerfield from Hopkinsville and Lawrence County Attorney Mike Hogan - the two Republican candidates for attorney general - will face off in the May 19 primary.

    The attorney general, elected to a four-year term, serves several roles, including as the state's chief prosecutor, law enforcement officer and the chief law officer. He supervises prosecutors in Kentucky and writes opinions to advise government agencies and officials of the law.

  • Four Taylor County students headed to national conference

    Two groups from the Taylor County School district received approval to travel to and compete in national competitions in the coming months during last week’s school board meeting.

    Four students from Taylor County High School DECA were approved to attend the DECA International Career & Development Conference in Orlando, Fla., from April 23-29. They were also approved financial assistance of $250 per student.

  • Color to Conquer tops $2,500 mark with 5K race

     

    Roughly 120 people crossed the finish line under an overcast sky on Sunday afternoon during the third annual Color to Conquer 5K (3.1-mile) race.

    "That's about where we were last year. It's not the 450 we had the first year, but it was novel then," said organizer Donna Wise. "What we're looking to do is to encourage people to get active and to get out with their kids."

  • Miller being her 'best self' as DYW

     

    Kassie Miller, a Taylor County native who was named Distinguished Young Woman of Kentucky in January, joined other young women across the nation during the week of April 20 in celebrating National Be Your Best Self Week, an outreach event presented by Distinguished Young Women.

  • Local UPS driver notches 25 years without an accident

     

    Campbellsville UPS driver Scott Townley was recently inducted into the company’s Circle of Honor for reaching 25 years of accident-free driving.

    Townley was part of a group of 31 drivers from Kentucky and 1,445 employees in all to receive the honor. With a total of 1,942 total UPS drivers in Kentucky, only 141 active drivers have reached 25 years of accident-free driving.