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Today's News

  • Reading to Children

    Campbellsville University football players swapped the pigskin for children's books on Tuesday night. The Taylor County Public Library hosted a tailgate party for local children with reading, games and snacks.

  • When you don't snooze, you lose

    Here at the newspaper, we get news releases on an hourly basis from various groups and organizations across the country. Most probably don't realize we're a community paper and, that if it doesn't affect Taylor County or its residents, then we're probably not too interested.

    But every now and then, one comes across my desk - or into my e-mail's inbox - and it catches my attention. I opened one such e-mail the other day, and the first thought that passed through my mind was, "Well, duh ..."

  • Sharing a passion for art

    A hallway becomes a fencepost. A window transforms into a rose garden. Countless plastic bags become a tote bag.

    Norma Hasch, 72, spends her time making the ordinary extraordinary.

    Hasch, originally from Louisville, moved to Campbellsville many years ago, after retiring from a car dealership.

    After her retirement, she had more time for her hobbies - painting and crafting.

    "Painting is my best thing. I love to paint," she said, "and doing crafty stuff."

  • Woman charged with forging prescription

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with attempting to fill a forged prescription.

    Delma "Dee Dee" Marie Ward, 34, of 725 S. Columbia Ave. was arrested at 6:40 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7.

    According to Ward's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police received a call from Kroger Pharmacy in Green River Plaza reporting that someone was attempting to fill a forged prescription for Darvocet.

  • CU handbell choir, chorale to perform

    The Campbellsville University Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Tony Cunha, and the CU Handbell Choir, under the director of Rebecca Owens, will perform at First United Methodist Church at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20.

    The chorale performs a wide variety of literature in various musical styles, including accompanied and a cappella pieces and both sacred and secular selections. The 45-member ensemble will perform works by G.F. Handel, Felix Mendelssohn, Dan Forrest, Dave Brubeck, Rosephanye Powell, Mark Hayes, Ralph Manuel, Tom Fettke, John Ness Beck, Alice Parker and Tim Sarsany.

  • Public record for Nov. 24

    District Civil Filed

    08-C-169, filed 4/21/08; LDG Financial Services LLC, successor in interest to Discover Card of Atlanta, Ga. v. Deausha M. Atkinson of Candace Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,606.28, interest and court costs. The defendant was served 10/27/08.

    08-C-334, filed 8/12/08; MRC Receivables Corp. of San Diego, Calif. v. Joshua Cox of Broadway in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on agreement, $1,200.17, interest, court costs and attorney's fees. The defendant was served 10/30/08.

  • KASPER training is Nov. 20

    A KASPER professional training session will be Thursday, Nov. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    The Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting professional training course provides health care professionals with information about the problem with controlled substance abuse and diversion, and about the KASPER system, including how KASPER operates, proper use of KASPER data and reports, and how KASPER data is used to help address the problem with controlled substance abuse and diversion in Kentucky.

  • Woman accused of stealing another's credit card

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with stealing another person's credit card.

    Sherry L. Cox, 34, of 705 Buckner St. was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 12.

    According to Cox's arrest warrant, she is accused of stealing another person's credit card and using it to make purchases.

    Cox was charged with more than $100 in fraudulent use of a credit card within six months and theft or receipt of a stolen credit or debit card.

    Bond was set at 10 percent of $10,000. Cox is scheduled to appear in Taylor District Court today.

  • CU to host director of science program

    Dr. Philip Stevens, director of the Ph.D. program in environmental science at Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Department of Chemistry, will speak at Campbellsville University at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21 in Room 15 of the Administration Building.

    Stevens will discuss: "OH where oh where is OH? Measuring the elusive hydroxyl radical in the atmosphere." The address is free and open to the public.

  • TOUR SEKY 8th annual caucus to take place in Somerset

    The 8th annual TOUR Southern and Eastern Kentucky Caucus will take place today at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

    This year's theme is "Don't Let Tourism Puzzle You." Highlights of the day include keynote speaker Congressman Hal Rogers and his outlook for tourism in 2009. During the "Puzzling Lunch," the Achievement Professionalism Excellence Xtraordinary award for tourism excellence will be awarded along with the "Shining STAR" Customer Service Trainer of the Year and "The Hal Rogers Governmental Tourism Impact Award."