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Today's News

  • It's that time again

    Although summer won't officially be over until Sept. 23, the summer break is drawing to a close as area school children head back to the classroom next week.

    While teachers and school districts are held accountable by the state for ensuring that students learn what they're supposed to, it's up to parents to see that their children get to school on time each day, do their homework and study for tests.

  • Bus Routes - Taylor County

    Please have children ride the bus the first day of school. Those who wish, can meet their children at the elementary school when the bus arrives.

     

    No. 22

    Ottis Wright, 465-7125

    Bypass to KY 210 to Fuller Harding to Hibernia Ridge to Corinth Church to Sandy Y to Social Band to Garnett Road to school.

     

    No. 20

    Keith Murphy, 789-2935

  • Bus Routes - Campbellsville Independent

    All routes are subject to change. If it does not appear that your address is within the routing, or if you have a question about transportation, contact Donna Gaddis at 465-4162 Ext. 28 or 849-8108.

     

    Bus #1

    Driver: Tim Tungate

    Monitor: Marjorie Edwards

  • A Blast from the Past

    Their friendship began at an early age. Nine little girls met for the first time in first grade. All but one attended Campbellsville Elementary School.

    More than a half-century later, the women are still the best of friends. The group met last week at Clay Hill for a reunion of the club they began back in high school - The Lonely Hearts.

    The nine friends are Paula Sinclair Sutton, Barkley Beard Fightmaster, Joan Caulk Loy, Judy Campbell Martin, Pat Cave Webster, Virginia Imhoff Blocher, Gayle Creel True, Betty Lou McCubbin Smith and the late June Isaacs Shipp.

  • More details available in murder case

    The Campbellsville woman accused of murdering her husband with a morphine overdose has pleaded not guilty to the crime.

    Kathleen H. Wise, 60, of 4203 Bengal Road, a registered nurse and former Medco nursing home employee, was arrested Tuesday, July 19 at 5 p.m. and charged with the domestic violence murder of her husband, Joseph Kenneth Wise. She faces as much as life in prison.

    On Monday, she pleaded not guilty in Taylor District Court.

  • Mannsville post office could close

    Those who get their mail at Mannsville Post Office could soon have a change of address.

    Mannsville Post Office is one of about 3,700 being studied for possible closure by the U.S. Postal Service. More than 130 of the locations are in Kentucky.

    On Tuesday, USPS announced in a press release that because more and more customers are conducting postal business online, on smart phones and at other retail stores, the need for post office locations, which is the largest retail network in the country, is declining.

  • Traditional light bulbs on their way out

    Federal regulations will soon change the way residents light up a room.

    Beginning next Jan. 1, the new regulations will prohibit the sale of standard 100-watt incandescent light bulbs.

    On Jan. 1, 2013, the traditional 75-watt bulb will no longer be available, and on Jan. 1, 2014, the traditional 60- and 45-watt bulbs will no longer be sold. California began the transition this year.

  • Mannsville Post Office could close

    Those who get their mail at Mannsville Post Office could soon have a change of address.

    Mannsville Post Office is one of 3,700 being studied for possible closure by the U.S. Postal Service. More than 130 of the locations are in Kentucky.

    On Tuesday, USPS announced in a press release that because more customers are choosing to conduct postal business online, on smart phones and at stores, the need for retail post office locations - the largest retail network in the country - is declining.

    For the complete story, see Thursday's issue.

  • Irvin officially hired at Marion

     

  • County honored for cleanup efforts

    Congressman Hal Rogers, R-Somerset, and PRIDE recently announced that Taylor County and Campbellsville met the "Get Five for PRIDE" challenge during PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month, the anti-litter campaign in southern and eastern Kentucky in April.

    "Last year, I couldn't believe more than 30,000 people would volunteer to pick up trash across the region, but PRIDE volunteers had another record-breaking year for 2011," Rogers stated. "The old tires and used appliances tossed over the hillsides are finally becoming a thing of the past.