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Today's News

  • Simple precautions are the best prevention

    Now with four confirmed cases of the N1H1 flu virus in our community, some might think it's time to panic. But there's no reason to if we take the proper precautions.

    All of those who have had the illness have been treated and are now well, according to Amy C. Tomlinson, public health services coordinator with the Lake Cumberland District Health Department in Somerset, and, to the best of their knowledge, the illness hasn't spread to our local schools.

    Tomlinson says she wants to be very open about the confirmed cases to help ensure that everyone knows the facts.

  • A prisoner has walked away from the Marion Adjustment Center.

    A prisoner has walked away from the Marion Adjustment Center.

    According to a news release from the Kentucky State Police, Thomas Manning, 27, of Louisville walked away from the center at 5:42 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22.

    He was last seen wearing khaki clothing.

    Manning is wanted for second-degree escape. He was originally charged with first- and third-degree burglary, criminal possession of a forged instrument and tampering with physical evidence.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 26, 1999

    Bro. Donald George Mackie, 68, of Stray Winds in Campbellsville, died Monday, Aug. 16, 1999, at Taylor County Hospital after an extended illness.

    Woodlawn Christian Church will celebrate its 41st homecoming Sunday with "Woodlawn Day."

    Roy and Wanda Bramel of Campbellsville will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Labor Day weekend.

    Kristen Brockman was selected Taylor County Junior Miss for 2000.

    TWENTY YEARS AGO

    August 1989

  • Annual lakeshore cleanup is Sept. 19

    The annual Green River Lakeshore cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19 from 9 a.m. to noon.

    Those who would like to participate in the trash pickup should come to one of the following locations: Smith Ridge Boat Ramp, State Park Pavilion, Site One Boat Ramp or Holmes Bend Boat Ramp.

    Lunch will be served and prizes given away at 12:30 p.m. at the Satterly Picnic Shelter adjacent to the Site One Boat Ramp.

    For more information, call 465-4463.

     

  • Welcome Weekend

    Campbellsville University's fall semester began Monday and many students attended Welcome Weekend Extravaganza events this past weekend.

    Some events included a Bean and Bailey comedy show, the first CU football scrimmage, inflatable games, live music, a picnic, the annual church fair and an outdoor movie. The students also joined forces to set a Guinness World Record for the tallest stack of mattresses. Despite windy conditions, students were able to set the new world record at 12 feet, 9 inches high. CU is currently awaiting confirmation of the new record.

  • 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.