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Today's News

  • Kentucky State Police statistics

    During the month of May, there were 16 traffic collisions investigated by Kentucky State Police troopers working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington counties.

    There were three fatal collisions during the month of May in the Post 15 area.

    Elizabeth Pittman, 36, of Lebanon, was killed on May 9 in Marion County.

    Danielle M. Symmes, 21, of Columbia, was killed on May 14 in Adair County.

  • Birth Announcements for July 3

    Amanda Lewis of Elk Horn and Phillip Farr of Columbia announce the birth of a daughter, Amelia Maye Farr, at 6:01 p.m. on June 16 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Barry Lewis and Peggy Baldwin of Campbellsville, Daniel Farr of Columbia and Loralee Trim of Lexington.

    Great-grandparents are Wendell and Goldie Lewis of Elk Horn and Roland Farr of Michigan.

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  • Harmon celebrates 90th birthday

     

    Kathleen Malone Harmon of Bowling Green recently celebrated her 90th birthday with a surprise open house party hosted by her children, Charles and Brenda Moody and James and Carolyn Harmon of Bowling Green and Rachel and Michael Holmes of Paris. The celebration was at her daughter Brenda Moody's home.

    Harmon was married to the late James J. Harmon, who lived in Taylor County.

  • Locals attend Taylor County Fair

     

    Bronson Cox, Savanna Wells and Sophia Myers attended the Taylor County Fair for family night and had their faces painted.

  • Red Cross hosts booth at health fair

     

    Taylor County's Red Cross disaster team recently hosted a booth at the Taylor Regional Hospital health fair and distributed emergency preparedness information.

    The team formed earlier this year and is searching for members. Several signed up at the fair to join the team.

    For more information, call Michael K. Humphress at (270) 789-9231.

  • Resident participates in cemetery cleanup

     

    Campbellsville resident Mark Newton participated in the Frankfort State Hospital Cemetery cleanup on May 22.

    After the residential facility for children with disabilities closed in 1972, the cemetery was mostly abandoned until a few years ago.

    Newton and Heather Bava, direct support staff member for Tri-Generations, plan to participate in the cleanup every year.

  • Early Days for 7-3

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 1, 2004

    A long-time community leader and former Taylor County Woman of the Year has died. Aileen E. McKinley, 83, of Beechwood Drive in Campbellsville, known as "Ms. Aileen," died Friday, June 25, at Metzmeier Nursing Home after an illness.

    Kelli Brooke Oschwald of Lexington and Traver Maurice Dabney of Campbellsville announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, July 10.

  • CU online theology degree ranked eighth in the nation

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's online theology master's degree program has been ranked eighth in the nation by TheBestSchools.org.

    "The School of Theology's programs are at the heart of what we seek to do at CU in providing academic excellence in a Christ-centered environment," Dr. John Chowning, vice president of church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, said.

  • Local businesses donate to CHS project graduation

     

    Campbellsville High School graduates competed for lots of prizes at Project Graduation in May.

    Local businesses donated money and items to the party, which is open exclusively to those who have just graduated.

    Parents plan the celebration, which features games, prizes and food, and is likely one of the last times the class will all be together as a group.

  • Resident graduates from EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of its spring semester, including Deidre Carol Davis of Campbellsville.

    Davis graduated with an AAS degree in Medical Laboratory Technology and was recognized at commencement ceremonies in May.

    EKU is a comprehensive university serving approximately 15,500 students on its 725-acre Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Somerset and Lancaster, and throughout Kentucky.