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Today's News

  • Holmes plays today in U.S. Open

     

  • Early Days June 18, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 16, 2005

    Richard Kenneth and Ina Fern Humphress of Elkhorn will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 18.

    After three years of planning and fundraising, Campbellsville University broke ground June 18 for a new school of nursing.

    Marie McCubbin Cowherd, 89, of Cowherd Road in Campbellsville, Ky., died at 10:10 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2005 in Elizabethtown, Ky.

  • Early Days June 4, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 2, 2005

    Adam Mitchell and Alicia Campbell were crowned king and queen at Taylor County High School Prom.

    Ryan and Holly Dudgeon were honored with a baby shower by family members on April 30 at their home.

    Campbellsville Rotary Club recently named its 2005 Rotary Scholarship Winners – Jessica Cowherd, a senior at Campbellsville High School, and Brittany Pelly a senior at Taylor County High School.

    Smokey the Bear recently visited the kindergarten class at Campbellsville Elementary School.

  • Council looks at lease of fire training center

     

    Campbellsville City Council members have given final approval to the city’s 2015-2016 budget.

    By a unanimous vote of 9 – 0, council members approved the $19,128,320 budget – which includes $200,000 in Municipal Road Aid money – at a brief special-called meeting Monday night. The budget takes effect July 1.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young said there are no changes to the new budget in the second reading. Council members suggested no changes at the meeting.

  • Local girl making a difference with knitting work

     

    After the 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo., 8-year-old Cee Cee Creech decided to knit elephant toys to send to tornado victims.

    Four years later, she and her mother Belinda Creech are knitting and collecting toys, and occasionally raising money, for a variety of charitable purposes. Belinda estimated they’ve raised more than $16,000 and have donated more than $2,000 to various charities.

  • Relay for Life tops $50,000

     

    Taylor County’s annual Relay for Life event took place on Friday at the Taylor County High School. Despite the showers early on in the day, the event saw great weather and was deemed a huge success by organizer Drew Underwood, who said more than $50,200 had been raised to help fight cancer.

  • ‘Closest thing we’ve got to a sports bar’

     

  • Alves, Adcock, Decker, Edwards in spotlight

     

  • Early Days June 11, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 9, 2005

    This year, the local Crusade for Children drive raised $34,750.36 - more than 12 percent over last year - with the help of more than 125 volunteers.

    The 2005 Taylor County Relay For Life begins Friday evening at the Taylor County High School track.

    Jane P. Chappell has been appointed vice president of Ratheon and will be based in the Dallas area.

    Bill Sanders has been named new sales manager for James Medical Equipment, effective May 16.  

  • Dabney earns all-state softball honors

     

    Campbellsville High School senior-to-be Paige Dabney has been named to the Class A All-State Softball Team.
    Dabney won 16 of the Lady Eagles’ games this season while pitching 170 innings.
    At the plate, Dabney was one of the state’s top hitters with a .680 batting average, which included 66 hits, 11 home runs, 51 runs batted in and 18 doubles.
    Coach Weston Jones’ CHS squad finished the season with an 18-13 worksheet.