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Today's News

  • Breaking NewsCounty superintendent to retire

    After 43 years as an educator, including 27 years as Taylor County superintendent, Gary Seaborne will step down at the end of the current school year.

    During the regular Taylor County Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, Seaborne announced that he would retire as superintendent effective June 30.

    On Wednesday morning, Seaborne, who was on his way to Disney World with the Taylor County High School Show Choir, said the decision to retire wasn't easy.

  • Public record for Dec. 11

    Traffic

    Lindsey J. Arnett, 23, of Old Summersville Road in Campbellsville, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $143; failure to wear seat belts, $25.

    Genia Fay Sherrill, 47, of North Carden Street in Campbellsville, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $153.

    Joseph Michael Allison, 26, of North Dixie in Radcliff, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, failure to produce insurance card, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Family is part of something bigger

    It was like attending a live taping of "Jon and Kate Plus 8."

    The only differences were that the children were several years older and mine was the only camera around.

    The similarities, though, included echoing laughter, lots and lots of smiles and a heartwarming sense of caring and love.

    A few weeks ago, I interviewed Fred and Donna Sheridan, the parents of nine adopted children. Nine.

  • Eight charged in crime ring

    Four Campbellsville residents have been charged with operating a crime ring in indictments unsealed Tuesday by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Indicted were:

    - Jeffrey Gurley, 22, of 816 N. Columbia Ave.

    - Duane L. Thompson, 23, of 132 Ray Court.

    - Claude B. Huckaby, 56, also of 132 Ray Court.

    - Abraham Gurley, 21, of 370 Ray Court.

  • County to seek bids for park operation

    The operation of Veterans Memorial Park could soon be in new hands.

    Magistrates discussed the future of the park at Tuesday night's regular Fiscal Court meeting.

    On behalf of the Court's Planning, Parks and Recreation Committee, which met Monday night, Magistrate Ed Gorin told the Court about the Committee's discussion of the park's operation and budget.

    The meeting stemmed from a County budget discussion in October. During that discussion, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers recommended several cuts to the County's budget to save money.

  • UpdateCity School superintendent resigns

    December must be the month for goodbyes.

    Four years ago at the Campbellsville Independent School Board meeting, then superintendent Chuck Vaughn announced his retirement. At Monday night's meeting, current superintendent Diane Woods-Ayers announced her resignation as well.

    At the end of the 45-minute meeting, Woods-Ayers said she had decided, after much consideration, many prayers and discussions with her husband, not to pursue the renewal of her contract as superintendent.

  • A 'Spectacular' Christmas

    Students from all three schools in the Campbellsville Independent School District gathered for a Christmas Spectacular performance at Hamilton Auditorium on Monday evening.

    Top photos, from left, are Katy Lambert (eighth grade), Heather Bailey and Corey Marshall (fifth grade) and Kayla Atkinson (CES).

    Above are members of the CMS choir, from left, front: Cassidy Blair. Middle: Amber Hughes, Sydney Jeffries, Jasmine Dowell, Sydney Lamer and Taylor Agathen. Back: Emily Haley, Taniesha Garth, Marti Clark and Breanna Underwood.

  • Tigers survive late score, hold off Urbana 70-64

    Zach Allender led three Tiger players in double figure scoring as Campbellsville University survived a late rally by Urbana University to win its fourth game in a row on Monday 70-64 in the Tigers' annual game at Gallatin County High School in Warsaw.

    The Blue Knights used a slow down style offense for much of the game until the Tigers were able to sprint out to a 57-42 lead with 3:21 remaining in the game.  At that point, Urbana went into a full court pressure defense and a more aggressive offense but never pulled closer than a five-point margin.

  • Lady Tigers roll to seventh straight

    Campbellsville's 13th-ranked Lady Tiger basketball team had little trouble with Brescia on Monday night, defeating the Lady Bearcats 90-52 at the Campus Center in Owensboro.

    Brescia got off to a 10-6 lead, but Campbellsville went on a 14-0 run to lead 20-10 midway through the first half and built a 34-19 halftime lead.

    Kristi Ensimger led the Lady Tigers with 15 points while Megan Issacs added 12 and Wendi Messer 10 in the win.

  • Property transfers for Dec. 11

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

    Valco Industries Inc. of New Columbia Road in Campbellsville to Michael Holliday of North Calvary Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the west side of Campbellsville-Lebanon Road, KY 208, 0.46 acre, $7,000.

    William Van and Rebecca Ann Ford of Sandy Hook, Conn. to Kevin and Melissa Dunn of Kristi Lane in Campbellsville, tracts 15 and 16 of the William Van Ford Farms Division, 17.35 and 31.48 acres, $118,168.80.