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Today's News

  • CU to host Kentucky Environmental Education official

    Jane Wilson Eller, executive director of the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, will lead the second of three sessions in the fall 2008 semester Environmental Studies Speaker Series at Campbellsville University.

    The session will be Friday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. in the Student Union Building Atrium, where Eller will be addressing the importance of environmental education in today's society.  

  • Citizenship award nominations accepted

    The Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission is now accepting nominations for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Citizenship Award.

    "This award will be given to an individual who possesses the unique qualities of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.," said Delquan Dorsey, executive director of the Governor's Office of Minority Empowerment. "Dr. King represented a true leader and crusader for American Civil Rights."

  • Annual Green County book fair is Nov. 1

    The Green County Genealogical Society will host its sixth annual Genealogy Book Fair on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET at the Green County Fire and Rescue Building on East Hodgenville Avenue in Greensburg.

  • Man sentenced to probation for officer assault

    A Campbellsville man has been sentenced to serve 60 days in jail and five years' probation for assaulting a police officer.

    Gregory Dewayne Thompson, 28, of 102 Lowell Ave. appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Oct. 21 for formal sentencing in a case from July 2007.

    In August, Thompson pleaded guilty to resisting arrest, second-degree assault, menacing and third-degree terroristic threatening. A charge of third-degree assault was dismissed.

  • King joins Associates of Hair Design

    Jessica King has joined Associates of Hair Design located at 1502 E. Broadway. King specializes in cuts, perms, color, waxing and flat tops. She has 13 years' experience, four years in Campbellsville. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome.

  • Richardson attends fall education conference

    Dr. Leslie Richardson, whose optometrist's office is located at 1320 E. Broadway in Campbellsville, attended the 2008 Kentucky Optometric Association's fall education conference Oct. 3-5 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lexington.

    At the conference, Richardson attended lectures on glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and contact lenses.

    Richardson and his wife, Pamela, live in Campbellsville.

     

  • Kroger is 'Bringing Hope to the Table'

    Last month, Elizabethtown Kroger managers Chris Swearinger and Mark Abshear presented America's Second Harvest of Kentucky's Heartland Food Bank Executive Director Gary Miles a check for $20,000.

  • Clerk's office closed Tuesday

    The Taylor County Clerk's office will be closed Tuesday because of the General Election.

    According to Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney, his main office will close, though the clerk's records room in the basement of the Taylor County Courthouse will be open.

    Carney said the office will be open to calls but no vehicle licenses or registrations will be available Tuesday.

    For more information, call Carney at 465-6677.

     

  • Optimist Club organizational meeting is Thursday

    A group of Campbellsville and Taylor County community members are in the process of forming an Optimist Club to conduct positive service projects to benefit area youth and the community.

    An informational meeting for prospective members is Thursday at 7 p.m. at Creek Side Restaurant. Interested individuals are invited to arrive a little early and eat or just come to the meeting.

    Optimist Clubs are affiliated with Optimist International, one of the world's largest and most active service club organizations.

  • Library to host mock presidential election

    The Taylor County Public Library invites local children to a mock presidential election. Children can also vote for their favorite cookie (chocolate chip v. sugar) and their favorite book.

    Children will view fact sheets on presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama and will cast their votes in "voting booths," through Wednesday, Oct. 29.

    The library will host an election party on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m., where the presidential winner will be announced and the winning cookie will be served.