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Today's News

  • St. Baldrick's fundraiser is Saturday, March 14

    The mission of St. Baldrick's is to raise awareness about a cure for childhood cancer. And this year's local fundraiser will culminate on Saturday, March 14.

    The mission of Donna Wise and her army of volunteers is to raise money to make childhood cancer research a reality.

    Wise undertook a three-week mission last year and created a buzz, literally and figuratively, that generated $52,000 in contributions.

  • Booth sale is this weekend

    Girl Scouts will be selling cookies through Sunday, March 15 and then they will be gone until 2010.

    If you would like more information or want cookies before they're all gone, call 789-3055 or (888) 771-5173.

    Upcoming booth sale:

    - Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kroger in Green River Plaza.

    Don't forget that Girl Scouts will also be taking monetary donations to the Gift of Caring program. In this program, troops choose a charitable organization in their community to visit and deliver boxes of Girl Scout Cookies donated by their customers.

  • CU to host wellness conference

    Campbellsville University will host author MeMe Perdue of Eddyville, Ky., as the speaker for a wellness conference Saturday, March 7.

    The conference will be in Ransdell Chapel from 10 a.m. to noon. Admission is free. At the conference, there will be door prizes, taste tests and free health screenings.

    Perdue is the program director of the Pennyrile Allied Community Services Nutritional Outreach and Wholeness Program, a nutritional education program that serves every Kentucky county, including all age groups.

  • Property transfers for Feb. 26

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Donald E. James and Jeanette Henderson of Old Greensburg Road in Campbellsville to Patricia Cox of West Martin Road in Campbellsville, Pamela Thompson of Bengal Road in Campbellsville, Frank H. James of Marion, N.C. and Leah Crenshaw of Legion Park Road in Greensburg, all one-fourth undivided interest, a tract of land on the north side of Greensburg Road, 1 acre, a gift, fair market value not given.

  • Benefit planned for family

    A benefit supper and auction has been planned for a local family who lost their belongings in a house fire last December.

    A benefit for Truman and Ruby Jessee and Mike England will be Saturday, March 7 at the Breeding Volunteer Fire Department.

    Soups, chili and drinks will be served at 4 p.m. There will be a cakewalk and auction, along with singing by the Gospel Sounds of Edmonton.

    For more information, or to donate an item to be auctioned, contact Sandy Coffey at (270) 378-6019 or Wilma Firkins at (270) 432-5684.

  • Public record for March 2

    Small Claims Filed

    08-S-144, filed 12/30/08; R&C Quick Cash of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Alice Adcock of Reids Chapel Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for cash advance, $235.29 and $91 in court costs. The defendant was served 2/4/09.

    08-S-146, filed 12/30/08; R&C Quick Cash of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Ruth Salyers of Farmers Ridge Road in Elk Horn. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for cash advance, $470.60 and $91 in court costs. The defendant was served 2/4/09.

  • CU School of Nursing to host preview day

    Campbellsville University's School of Nursing will host a Nursing Preview Day on Saturday, March 7 in the School of Nursing building.

    The preview day begins at 10:30 a.m. with registration and refreshments. The event is free and open to the public.

    Beverly Rowland, interim dean of the School of Nursing, said the event will give prospective students an idea of what nursing school is all about and how they can get admitted to the CU School of Nursing.

  • Public record for March 5

    Traffic

    Belinda O. Lewis, 22, of Perryville Road in Springfield, speeding, failure to wear seat belts, failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, dismissed; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, amended to failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, $643, $400 probated, defendant now has insurance.

    Harley Cox, 21, of Bell Court in Campbellsville, driving on suspended/revoked operator's license, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed without prejudice.

  • Blood drive is March 6

    Across the country, the American Red Cross is reminding communities that March is Red Cross Month, a time to commemorate Red Cross involvement.

    March was initially declared Red Cross Month in 1943, when President Roosevelt issued the first proclamation to remind the American public that the Red Cross is committed to providing blood and blood products, disaster assistance and emergency social services across the United States and worldwide.

  • TC wins battle of Cards 59-50 over Nelson

    Taylor County High School's Cardinals used 21 points from Chase Cox and 16 points and 17 rebounds by Leonard Macon to down Nelson County 59-50 in the first round of the Fifth Region Tournament on Wednesday night.

    Coach Troy Young's troops led 8-0 before being tied at 20-20 (but never trailed) and held a 17-point advantage in posting their 24th win in 30 outings.

    The semis (TC vs. North Hardin and Adair County vs. John Hardin) were yesterday with the championship set for tomorrow at 7.