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Today's News

  • Food drive to benefit area needy during the current economic climate

    With increasing prices in food coupled with increased joblessness, home foreclosures and the ups and downs on Wall Street, local food banks are feeling the strain.

    Not only do they have to find a way to meet the needs of families in crisis with lower than usual donations, they are also dealing with increasing numbers of non-traditional food pantry clients that consist of more formerly independent senior citizens, more people who own houses and more people who used to call themselves "middle-class" - those who are not used to fretting over the price of milk.

  • It's hitting us where it hurts

    I'm not sure where it started, but I'll be glad to see it end.

    The downturn of the economy has everyone tightening their pocketbooks and pausing before we spend our hard-earned paychecks.

    I have discussed this very issue with several people, who all, like me, seem to have no idea just where the economy went sour. What exactly happened that has trickled down to making people fear they won't have a job much longer?

    Why have property sales slowed? What caused the stock market to plummet?

  • Public record for Jan. 22

    Traffic

    Glenn W. Baldwin, 56, of Cold Hill Road in London, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $143.

    Troy Davis, 41, of Roland Street in Campbellsville, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed without prejudice.

    Juan Enrique Domingo, 19, of Paul Street in Columbia, no operator's/moped license, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Horton Camp receives defibrillators

    The Mikey Network recently donated six Mikey defibrillators to Tim Horton Camps in Canada and the United States through the Tim Horton Children's Foundation, which provides encouragement, a positive environment and ongoing support for economically disadvantaged children.

    In addition to Campbellsville, camps are located in Parry Sound and St. George, Ontario; Kananaskis, Alberta; Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia and Quyon, Quebec.

  • Public record for Feb. 2

    Circuit Civil Filed

    08-CI-094, filed 2/25/08; Susan G. Herron of Fern Drive in Campbellsville v. Terry W. Murphy of Riverview Drive in Greensburg. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes more than $4,000 for damages in collision, court costs and attorney's fees. The defendant was served 12/22/08.

    08-CI-096, filed 2/25/08; Susan G. Herron of Fern Drive in Campbellsville v. Konia K. Hicks of High Pine in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes more than $4,000 for damages in collision, court costs and attorney's fees. The defendant was served 11/25/08.

  • City seeks environmental study on building

    Before deciding whether to accept a donation of the property, the City of Campbellsville will have an environmental study performed on the former Flav-O-Rich building.

    The company wants to give the City its building at the corner of Third and Court streets. The building has been vacant for about 15 years.

    However, before accepting the donation, Council members voted Monday night to move ahead with an environmental study first.

    According to City Attorney John Bertram, Flav-O-Rich officials say there is some asbestos in the building.

  • Cub Scouts' Pinewood Derby

    Cub Scout Pack 777 hosted its annual Pinewood Derby on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Race winners are pictured.

     

  • Lee's Famous Recipe donates to Campbellsville High School Band

    Lee's Famous Recipe's David Newton presents a check to Zach Shelton, Campbellsville High School band director, as a result of fundraising efforts on Nov. 17. Lee's donated more than $1,700.

  • Wright-Durrett

    Stella Curry Wright and Steve Durrett exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 27 in a private ceremony attended by their children.

    The ceremony took place at Oak Forest Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Gabe, with the pastor, Bro. Robert Knight officiating.

    The bride's parents are Stella T. Curry and the late Lawrence Jenkins Curry. She is employed at the Lake Cumberland District Health Department in Green County.

    The groom's parents are the late Rev. Ancil and Wilma Durrett. He is employed at the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Campbellsville.

  • World Day of Prayer organizational meeting is Sunday

    An organizational meeting for the local World Day of Prayer observance will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

    Those interested in participating in this ecumenical prayer service are invited to attend.

    World Day of Prayer will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 6 at OLPH Catholic Church.

    For more information, call 465-3966.