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Today's News

  • Bulldogs trim Tigers in debut of Thomas era

    The Campbellsville University Tigers fought hard but came up short in a 48-38 season opening loss Saturday on HIG Field to Cumberland (Tenn.) University.

    Ross Deaton had a record-breaking day for the Tigers in his collegiate debut passing 31-54 for 392 yards and a touchdown.

    Deaton, a redshirt freshman from Somerset, set the record for most pass attempts in a game, most pass completions in a game, most yards passing in a game, total number of offensive plays (70) and total number of offensive yards in a game with 452.

  • Students learn conflict resolution strategies

    Counselor Greg Sharp, from Westlake Hospital, spoke to third graders at Campbellsville Elementary about conflict resolution. He talked to the boys and girls about personal anger management and how to deal with bullies.

  • Grossology

    Kathryn Doss, a Campbellsville Middle School fifth grader, reacted to her project in "Grossology." CMS fifth and sixth graders enrolled in Grossology, an elective class taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays by sixth grade science teacher Jan Speer, and recently began a study of the "Science of Gross Things." Students made pretend mucus while learning facts about the nose such as how our bodies produce mucus every 20 minutes. Students in this class have also studied facts about saliva and blisters.

  • Clifford speaks at Rotary Club meeting

    Brian D. Clifford, principal at Taylor County Elementary School, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club's Aug. 27 luncheon.

    Clifford spoke to the group about issues facing schools today.

  • Two injured in crash Friday

    Two people were injured in a crash at the intersection of Lebanon and Osage avenues Friday night.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Freda Lawson, 44, of Campbellsville was attempting to make a left turn on to Lebanon Avenue when she pulled her 2002 Ford Mustang into the path of a 1995 Eagle Vision, driven by Willie Hunt, 66, of Campbellsville. The collision occurred at 7:30 p.m.

    Both drivers were transported to Taylor Regional Hospital, where they were treated and released.

  • Smith, Gilpin named Conservation District scholarship winners

    Cody Smith and Aaron Gilpin are the 2008 Taylor County Conservation District Scholarship winners. They each received $500 to assist them in pursuing an agriculture degree.

  • Tebbs Bend flea market is Saturday

    Tebbs Bend is becoming known for more than just its Civil War history. It's also the place to go for a 3-mile-long flea market.

    The 12th Annual Tebbs Bend Road Community Wide Flea Market will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

    If it rains on Saturday, the flea market will be from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

    The annual flea market is hosted by the Tebbs Bend-Green River Bridge Battlefield Association.

    Anita Brown is president of the association. Betty Williams is vice president.

  • Nature photographer to exhibit work

    The beauty of nature is captured in a new visual arts exhibit presented by Lake Cumberland Performing Arts in partnership with The Center for Rural Development.

    The exhibit, titled "Spirit of Nature," celebrates the splendor of the great outdoors as seen through the camera lens of nature photographer Charline Marrinan. She will share scenes from some of her most photographed areas in her home county of Pulaski, nearby McCreary County and other places where she has visited in a collection of photographs on display at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

  • ACT scores released

    Results from last year's round of ACTs for high school seniors were released last week, showing Campbellsville High students' scores remained steady, while Taylor County seniors' improved slightly.

    Campbellsville's 39 seniors scored a composite of 19, the same as the previous two years. Taylor County's 147 seniors scored a composite of 19.8, a notch above the previous 19.7. The test is optional for seniors (see sidebar).

    The statewide 2008 composite is 20.9, compared to 2007's composite of 20.7. Nationally, the 2008 composite score was 21.1, a drop of 0.1 percent from 2007.

  • UpdateNational Guard activated for hurricane relief

    About 350 Kentucky National Guard soldiers have been activated to help with Hurricane Gustav relief missions, including 51 from Campbellsville's unit.

    According to a press release, Gov. Steven L. Beshear and Adj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini have directed the deployment of more than 350 troops, five Kentucky Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk and three OH-58 Kiowa helicopters to Louisiana.

    Aircraft crews from the 63rd Theater Aviation Brigade left Sunday at the Army Aviation Support Facility located at Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort.