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Today's News

  • Allen speaks at CES

    Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen visited the second-grade classes of Joyce Dunlap and Karen Skaggs at Campbellsville Elementary on Aug. 27. The classes had been studying about government and the duties of the mayor. Allen talked with the students about her job and then answered their questions.

  • CU Heritage Day is Sept. 24

    Dr. W.R. "Randy" Davenport, president emeritus at Campbellsville University, will be the chapel speaker at CU's Heritage Day on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at Ransdell Chapel.

    Davenport, who served as president of Campbellsville College from 1969 to 1988, will discuss the history of the institution during the annual Heritage Day presentation. The public is invited.

  • CES names Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently honored Writers of the Week for their grade. They are Sara Farmer, Connor Wilson, Kenzi Forbis and Reagan Knight.

  • Make Today County hosts annual picnic

    The annual Make Today Count picnic was Aug. 14 at the Green River State Park pavilion. The 31 attendees celebrated the number of years since cancer survivors were diagnosed. The meal was sponsored by Mellinium and the group was treated to Heavenly Ham. Bingo prizes were awarded.

  • Taylor County Band plans tailgate supper

    Taylor County Band is hosting a tailgate chili/soup supper on Friday, Oct. 3, before the Taylor/Green county football game at Taylor County High School near the red barn in the parking lot.

    The event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The meal is $5 and consists of a bowl of chili/soup, crackers and cheese, dessert and a drink. Hot dogs will be available for $1.

  • Lindsey Wilson sets record enrollment

    For the first time in college history, Lindsey Wilson College has enrolled more than 2,000 students.

    The college's enrollment for the 2008-2009 school year is 2,003 - a record for the 105-year-old liberal arts college.

    "It's absolutely amazing how quickly this college continues to grow," said William T. Luckey Jr., who is in his 11th year as college president.

    "This record is a result of literally dozens of people on campus working together - faculty, staff and an incredibly hard-working admissions office - to make it happen."

  • Rebuilding history

    Think life-sized Lincoln Logs. That's how Andy Mills describes his job of tearing down and rebuilding antique cabins.

    Mills, who owns and operates American Antique Cabin Co. in Springfield, spent last week single-handedly rebuilding an early 1800s-era cabin on the Jacob Hiestand House Museum property.

    It's the final part of a project which will represent an 1820s-era plantation slave quarters. The site had earlier been prepared by Utah Canada, Mike Dobson and Rodney Dudley.

  • TCHS' Cardinals crush Casey County 51-23

    Taylor County High School made it two district wins in a row and ran its season winning streak to three games Friday as they crushed Casey County 51-23 in Liberty.

    Senior tailback Chris Thomas once again led the Cardinal attack as he ran for four touchdowns on the night and had 230 rushing yards on 15 carries.

    His supporting cast provided a special teams' score and two touchdowns through the air.

  • U.S. Senatorial candidate visits community

    Bruce Lunsford, the Democratic challenger to Mitch McConnell's U.S. Senate seat, met with about 75 supporters in Campbellsville on Friday.

    An entrepreneur and former Kentucky Secretary of Commerce, Lunsford brought his message of change to the campaign stop, saying the nation should no longer accept the status quo.

    "I think we have a system that is corrupt because it is 'pay to play,'" Lunsford said. "Our generation is effectively leaving a mess for our children and grandchildren to clean up."

    But Lunsford says he wants to change the course.

  • Man has probation revoked, gets two-year sentence

    A Campbellsville man has had his probation revoked and will spend two years in prison for violating the terms of his sex offender registration.

    Bruce Warr, 52, of Lakeway Motel, Room 7, appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram on Tuesday, Sept. 16.

    In April 2006, Warr pleaded guilty to failure to comply with the terms of his sex offender registration. A month later, he was sentenced to five years' probation.

    This past June, Bertram passed on revoking Warr's probation because he was pursuing treatment and making court-ordered payments.