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Today's News

  • Childress interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Michael Childress, executive director of the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center, was recently interviewed by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, on his "Dialogue on Public Issues" TV show.

    Chowning is 2010 chair of the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center's Board of Directors.

    The show with Childress will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.

     

  • TRH to present stress class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a class titled "Stress for Success" on Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the TRH Learning & Resource Center, 125B Kingswood Drive.

    The class will be presented by Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator.

  • Primary Election ballot heats up

    Nearly 100 people have filed to run in the 2010 Election.

    With the filing deadline now expired, the Primary Ballot has been set, according to County Clerk Mark Carney. The Primary Election is May 18. In all, 98 people have filed.

    Not every race will be contested in May.

    "The most you'll see is six if you're in the city and five if you're in the county," Carney said.

    The magistrate's race is the most hotly contested, with at least one Primary race in five of the six districts.

  • Campbellsville Schools out Thursday

    Campbellsville Independent Schools has canceled classes for Thursday.

    The CHS boys' basketball team will face Glasgow on Thursday at 9 a.m. in the All "A" Classic State Tournament at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.

    Closing schools for the day will allow students who would like to support the team to do so.

    Superintendent Mike Deaton said he is excited about the opportunity for the boys' team.

  • Got Yours?

    If the Girl Scouts haven't come to call, you're in luck because there's still time to get your Thin Mints or Samoas.

    The initial order period for your favorite sweet treats has ended, but don't fret. The Girl Scouts will be setting up booth sales Saturday, Feb. 21 through March 14 at local Wal-Mart and Kroger stores.

    "Sales are going really well," says Service Unit Manager Jennifer Willis. "We've sold 13,795 boxes and we still have booth sales going on."

  • UPDATE: Jury finds man guilty

    A Campbellsville man has been found guilty of assault and other charges stemming from a two-vehicle crash that injured a family from Kansas.

    A Taylor County jury found Anthony R. McMahan, 52, of 7812 Saloma Road guilty of assault and other charges last Thursday after a two-day trial before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly. McMahan was indicted in April 2008 on assault and wanton endangerment charges after two children and their mother were seriously injured a month earlier in a collision on KY 210.

  • Eagles hope to stop three-game skid vs. Scotties

    The opening boys’ game of the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic State Tournament this morning at 9 will pit a pair of foes quite familiar with each other.

    Campbellsville (16-2) and Glasgow (14-4) have met three times in the last 14 months with the Scotties coming out on top on the three previous occasions.

  • Third Arts Series performance features orchestra

    The third performance of the 2009-2010 Central Kentucky Arts Series will feature the music of the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin.

    The performance will be Friday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

  • Celebrates 10th birthday

    Madison Dial celebrated her 10th birthday Jan. 16 during a sleepover with her friends. Front, from left, are Tatem Wiseman, Jessica Washington and Sara Farmer. Back: Brianna Spaulding, Tayler Judd, Madison, Caneyah Bowen and Gabby Doerr.

  • One injured in one-vehicle crash

    A Greensburg man was injured Tuesday in a one-vehicle crash on Old Mac Road.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Kharece Shofner, 44, of 2083 Bloyds Bluff Road in Greensburg was traveling north at 11:30 a.m. in a 2000 Pontiac.

    The report states that Shofner lost control of her vehicle, left the road and struck a tree.

    A passenger in her vehicle, William Fields, of 131 Long Meadow Drive in Greensburg, was airlifted from the scene to the University of Louisville Hospital.

    Shofner was not injured in the collision.