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Today's News

  • Friends of Scouting raise more than $18,000

    Eagle Scouts Steven Smith, Jeffrey Schuhmann and Dr. Eugene Shively share their scouting experiences at the 2010 Friends of Scouting Dinner on Thursday, March 11 at Campbellsville University.

    More than $18,000 was pledged during the event.

  • Premier Integrity opens new office in Campbellsville

    Premier Integrity Solutions has announced it is opening a regional office in Campbellsville. Premier Integrity Solutions is one of the fastest growing drug and alcohol testing companies in the nation, according to Inc. magazine's Top 500 annual ranking.

    Premier's Campbellsville office is located at 436 W. Main St., Suite B.

  • Residents' health improving

    Taylor County is among the healthiest Kentucky counties, according to a recent report from the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

    The report ranks counties in two overall areas - health outcomes and health factors. Health outcomes describe the current health status, while health factors include health care quality and behaviors.

    Taylor County is ranked 26th of the state's 120 counties under the health outcomes report. Boone County is first and Wolfe County is last.

  • Hospital bomb threat a false alarm

    A false bomb threat sent emergency services personnel to Taylor Regional Hospital just after midnight Monday.

    According to Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield, at 12:20 a.m., a patient at the hospital called E-911 to report that he had a bomb. Police, Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue and Campbellsville Fire Department personnel were dispatched.

    Upon arriving, Campbellsville Police Officers Robert Gribbins and Andy Warren found the patient did not have a bomb. The telephone and a cell phone were taken from his room to prevent any further false reports.

  • TRH to host COPD program

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease refers to a large group of lung diseases that damage the lungs, making it hard to breathe. In COPD, the airway tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs are partly obstructed, making it difficult for air to flow.

    Most people with COPD have emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

  • St. Baldrick's

    With several donations yet to be reported, Saturday's St. Baldrick's event raised a little more than $30,000, bringing the three-year total to nearly $125,000.

    "I thought we had a great crowd," said Donna Wise, event coordinator. "We were able to honor six children who have fought or are now fighting cancer."

    The St. Baldrick's Foundation funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. Every dollar raised at the local level goes directly to cancer research.

  • Adanta attends 874K Rally in the Capitol Rotunda

    More than 20 clients of behavioral health center The Adanta Group attended the first of three 874K Rallies at the Capitol building in Frankfort on Feb. 3. 874K represents the more than 874,000 disabled persons in Kentucky, 23 percent of the state's population.

    During the event, Adanta clients met with Senator Vernie McGaha and Rep. John "Bam" Carney. Clients voiced their concerns about upcoming proposed budget cuts to community mental health centers and pending legislation that may increase the cost of running the centers.

  • Campbellsville Worship Center hosts 'Spring Awakening'

    Campbellsville Worship Center will present "Spring Awakening 2010" tomorrow through Sunday.

    Services are at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Guest ministers are Mitch and Tammy Bouton of Elizabethton, Tenn.

    Contemporary worship is planned at every service.

    Campbellsville Worship Center was formerly known as Campbellsville Brethren in Christ Church. Casual dress is welcome.

    Contact Associate Pastor Monica Phillips at 789-9936 for more information.

     

  • Campbellsville Christian hosts ladies' day event

    Campbellsville Christian Church is planning a Ladies' Day on Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Love Lockman of Seymour, Ind. is the guest speaker. She will be speaking on "Becoming Women of Power and Purpose" including self-esteem, letting go of things we can't control, our need for each other, controlling our thoughts and the power of God's word.

    All women of the community are welcome.

    Child care will be provided. Those wishing to attend should RSVP no later than today at 465-5571.

     

  • Man charged with assault, DUI

    A Campbellsville man has pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he struck another man while driving under the influence of drugs.

    Joshua A. Cochran, 21, of 310 Salem Church Road was arrested at about midnight Sunday after law enforcement received a report of a suspicious vehicle.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Deputy Robert VanCleave saw a vehicle leaving an empty parking lot on Old Lebanon Road.