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Today's News

  • Annual Love Letters contest begins

    "But now remains faith, hope, love, these three;

    but the greatest of these is love."

    -I Corinthians 13:13

    Love. It truly does make the world go 'round. Whether it's the romantic love of sweethearts, the cherishing love of parents, or the loyal love of friends, we all have special people in our lives.

    But do the people you love know just how much you care?

  • Paying tribute

    Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. told the world of his dream for the future.

    His most famous speech included these words: "... I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character ..."

  • Study shows air is polluted in local restaurants

    The air in Campbellsville restaurants is polluted, a Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy study shows.

    Local health and government leaders converged on Taylor County Health Department Tuesday morning for the unveiling of results of the Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy's indoor air quality study.

    Between April and August 2008, air samples were taken in nine Campbellsville restaurants, according to Ellen J. Hahn, director of the Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy.

  • Garbage customers could face higher monthly bills

    Waste Connection customers may have to pay a monthly fuel surcharge if the cost of diesel reaches $4.50 per gallon.

    On Tuesday night, magistrates discussed the renewal of the County's franchise agreement with Waste Connections Inc. to provide county garbage service.

    In October, magistrates opened two bids for the service, one from the county's current provider Waste Connections Inc. and one from Rumpke, another waste and recycling company.

  • CU class working on World War II project

    The advanced news writing and reporting class at Campbellsville University is continuing to work on a class project involving local World War II veterans.

    The project's goal is to locate and interview as many local World War II veterans as possible. The students began this project last spring and ask that anyone interested in being interviewed contact them.

    The students believe that the veterans' stories need to be told and remembered because they are a part of history.

  • Veterans Memorial Park meeting planned

    A meeting for those interested in managing Veterans Memorial Park this summer is planned for today at 5:30 p.m. at the Taylor County Courthouse. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, contact Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers' office at 465-7729.

  • Parker Kids Corner

    Emory Peyton Parker is the 3-month-old daughter of Chris Parker and Jeanine Jeffries of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Johnny and Regina Parker of Elk Horn, Gillis and Barbara Boils of Campbellsville and Bill and Becky Noel of Louisville. Great-grandparents are Woody and Norma Woods of New Castle, Ind. Great-great-grandmother is Velma Tungate of Mannsville.

  • Jeffries Kids Corner

    Gavin Lane Jeffries is the 4-year-old son of Clint Jeffries and Jeanine Jeffries and her fiancé Chris Parker, all of Campbellsville. Grandparents are Gillis and Barbara Boils of Campbellsville, Timmy and Sandra Jeffries of Summersville, Bill and Becky Noel of Louisville and Johnny and Regina Parker of Elk Horn. Great-grandparents are Woody and Norma Woods of New Castle, Ind. Great-great-grandmother is Velma Tungate of Mannsville.

     

  • Adoption fair is Jan. 11

    If you are seriously considering adoption or just curious about the process behind opening up your home to a child who needs a family, an upcoming adoption fair is the place to visit to ask questions and gather the information you are looking for.

    The event will be Sunday, Jan. 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hotel Louisville at 120 W. Broadway in downtown Louisville.

    Representatives from numerous children's and adoptive services and organizations will be on hand to answer questions and provide materials.

  • Bonnett completes basic training

    Army Pvt. George W. Bonnett has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.