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Today's News

  • Caldwell-Burton

    Susan Renee Caldwell of Campbellsville and Christopher Burton of Columbia exchanged wedding vows on Aug. 17 in Oahu, Hawaii.

    The bride is the daughter of Terry Caldwell and Tina Streeval. Her grandparents are Brenda Caldwell, Bobby Burton and the late Austin Caldwell and Thelma Burton.

    The groom is the son of Bobby and Betty Burton of Columbia. His grandparents are Ella Mae Burton and the late Pink Burton and Edna and James Murrell.

    Following their honeymoon in Oahu, they are making their home in Campbellsville.

  • Teen injured Tuesday morning

    A Campbellsville teen received minor injuries in a wreck Tuesday morning.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, 17-year-old Alex Tungate was injured when the 2003 Kia he was driving collided with a 2003 Mercury being driven by Mary Ford of Campbellsville.

    Police said Tungate and Ford were both headed east on West Lake Drive. Ford was stopped, the report states, attempting to make a left turn into her driveway and was struck in the rear by the Tungate vehicle.

    Tungate was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital with minor injuries.

  • CHS Class of 1989 reunion is Sept. 5

    The Campbellsville High School Class of 1989 will host its 20th class reunion Saturday, Sept. 5 at Tim Horton's Camp Kentahten lodge.

    The cost with dinner will be $35 per person. Without dinner, the cost is $20 per person.

    Those planning to attend the event and eat should RSVP to Sheila Veatch Coffey at 849-8872.

     

  • LWC chancellor to speak at Asbury

    Lindsey Wilson College Chancellor John B. Begley will preach Sunday, Aug. 30 at Asbury United Methodist Church, located at 9600 New Columbia Road in Campbellsville.

    Begley will preach on "How to handle life's disappointments."

    The service begins at 11 a.m. ET.

  • Rotary Club sponsoring Junior Miss 'Be Your Best Self' Award

    Campbellsville Rotary Club is once again sponsoring the 2010 "Be Your Best Self" Award to be given away Saturday night at the Taylor County Junior Miss Scholarship Program at Hamilton Auditorium. 

    The Campbellsville Rotary Club was organized in 1937 and over the last 70 years has provided meaningful service to the Campbellsville/Taylor County community. The club has long had a special interest in supporting young people and has provided several thousands of dollars in college scholarships over the years.

  • Kids Fishing Derby is Sept. 12

    The annual Green River Lake Kids Fishing Derby will be Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Green River Lake State Park.

    Equipment will be provided.

    For more information, call Park Ranger Larry Lemmon at 465-4463 or e-mail him at larry_lemmon@usace.army.mil.

     

  • Junior Miss advance tickets available

    This year's Taylor County Junior Miss program will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

    Friends of Junior Miss tickets may be purchased in advance through Monday, Aug. 24 for $15 from Junior Miss participants. The tickets entitle "friends" to admission and a program. All proceeds go to providing scholarships for participants.

  • LWC to offer free classes for senior citizens

    Lindsey Wilson College is once again offering its Senior Scholars Program to area senior citizens. And during a time of economic austerity and belt-tightening, the price is right - free.

    As part of the Senior Scholars Program, area residents who are 62 years or older may take one undergraduate class this fall at no tuition expense. Senior Scholars must pay for books and supplies for their class.

    The program was created by the Lindsey Wilson Board of Trustees as a way to show the college's appreciation to the region's senior citizens.

  • City School District sets tax rates

    Campbellsville Independent Schools will see a bit more money this year from property taxes.

    School Board members last week approved a 4 percent increase in the District's rate for real and personal property. The Board traditionally takes the allowed 4 percent increase each year.

    According to Finance Director Gayle Newton, the rate will generate an additional $84,521.79 this coming year.

    Newton, who recommended the increase to the Board, said the new rate is 43.8 cents per hundred dollars of property value. The tax is expected to generate a total of $1.6 million.

  • Colton's comes to Campbellsville

    In 1996, a group of entrepreneurs and restaurateurs put together their combined total of more than 60 years of successful restaurant and real estate experience to develop a concept that later became Colton's Steak House & Grill.

    Their vision was to open a steak house anyone could walk into and feel at home, have fun, relax, eat delicious food and enjoy excellent service in an atmosphere with the feel of the "American West."