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Today's News

  • 'What's Cooking Neighbor?'

    Girl Scout Troop 1726 members recently taped an episode of the "What's Cooking Neighbor Show" with Ed McGuire featuring recipes containing Girl Scout Cookies. Pictured are, from left, front: Molly Sullivan and Megan Januski. Back: Mallory Haley, Ivy Neal and Shandi Russell.

  • Birth Announcements

    Patrick and Jamie Elmore of Shepherdsville announce the birth of twin daughters, Audrey Brianne and Madison Elaine, on Friday, Oct. 31 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. Audrey, born at 6:39 p.m., weighed 4 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18 inches long. Madison, born at 6:47 p.m., weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are William and Jeanette Elmore of Campbellsville and J.C. and Judy Mings of Brooks, Ky.

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  • Elmore Kids Corner

    Audrey Brianne and Madison Elaine are the twin daughters of Patrick and Jamie Elmore of Shepherdsville. They were born on Friday, Oct. 31 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. Audrey, left, born at 6:39 p.m., weighed 4 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18 inches long. Madison, right, born at 6:47 p.m., weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are William and Jeanette Elmore of Campbellsville and J.C. and Judy Mings of Brooks, Ky.

  • Girl Scout cookies are safe

    Little Brownie Bakers, which is based in Louisville and supplies Girl Scout Cookies to Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, wants to let the public know that its cookies are safe.

    The company stated on its Web site, "The peanut butter used in all Little Brownie Bakers Girl Scout cookie products is not sourced from the supplier involved in the current peanut butter recall ... PCA (Peanut Corp. of America) does not supply peanut butter used in the company's Tagalongs or Do-si-dos branded Girl Scout cookies." 

  • County accepts proposals for park operation

    Those interested in operating Veterans Memorial Park have a little more than a week to submit a proposal for running the park this summer.

    The future of Veterans Memorial Park has been the topic of several recent governmental meetings.

    The discussion began at the October Fiscal Court meeting when magistrates discussed budget cuts recommended by Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers.

    At that meeting, Rogers asked magistrates if changing the operation of Veterans Memorial Park could save the County any money.

  • Osborne misses not a single day in 2008

    Raymond Osborne, a client at Campbellsville Active Day Center, attended every day the center was open in 2008. Of the 32 people the center serves, Osborne is the only one to come every day.

  • Locals to get streets named in their honor

    Two Campbellsville natives may soon have streets named after them.

    Magistrates agreed during last week's regular Fiscal Court meeting that Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers should pursue naming streets in honor of Emily Cox and Jefra Bland.

    Cox, a Campbellsville native who is the reigning Miss Kentucky, will compete for the Miss America crown on Saturday. Bland won the Miss Kentucky Teen USA crown last month.

    Also at the meeting:

  • CU to host annual MLK memorial service

    Emmanuel L. McCall, pastor of the Fellowship Group Baptist Church in East Point, Ga., will be the guest speaker at Campbellsville University's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. at Ransdell Chapel.

    The public is invited to the free service.

    McCall is an adjunct faculty member of the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University. He previously pastored the Christian Fellowship Baptist Church for 13 years in College Park, Ga.

  • Annual MLK events are Jan. 17, 18

    The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reception will be Saturday, Jan. 17 at Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall at 6 p.m.

    The 100 Male Voice Choir, Voices of Praise, will be featured. The event is sponsored by the Taylor County Civic League.

    On Sunday, Jan. 18, participants will assemble at 4 p.m. at Campbellsville Middle School for the annual MLK march. The march will begin at 4:30 p.m. and travel to Ransdell Chapel. A memorial service for King will follow the march and begin at 6 p.m. at the chapel.

  • Taylor Board sets superintendent schedule

    There could be a new Taylor County superintendent in town by May 15.

    During a work session prior to its regular meeting Tuesday night, Taylor County School Board members adopted a timeline for its superintendent search.

    Superintendent Gary Seaborne announced last month that he would retire effective June 30 after 27 years as Taylor County superintendent.