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Today's News

  • Surviving the Holidays meetings are Dec. 16, 23

    This holiday season is fast approaching and many of us are likely experiencing a jumble of emotions that we have yet to sort out. 

    Facing a holiday, especially Christmas, after the death of a loved one can be more difficult than your friends and even family members may realize. 

    GriefShare's "Surviving the Holidays" is a way to help not only survive the holidays, but to find strength, healing and the tools to move forward in your daily walk through the deep pain of grief.

  • Being spiritual - it's not what you think

    When somebody says, "I hope you won't take this the wrong way," it's safe to say that what follows is not something you're eager to hear.

    That's how a woman started a conversation with me during a women's retreat where I was the speaker.

    When she said that, we were in the kitchen at the retreat center, picking at leftover brownies. The brownie bit I had just swallowed sank like an anchor in my stomach and I froze.

  • Public record for Dec. 15

    District Civil Filed

    08-C-516, filed 11/10/08; Capital One Bank (USA) NA v. Henry L. Goff of New Columbia Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,044.91, interest, court costs and $156.74 in attorney's fees.

    08-C-519, filed 11/10/08; Capital One Bank (USA) NA v. Todd M. Sapp of North Jackson Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,198.53, interest, court costs and $179.78 in attorney's fees.

  • Woman charged with fourth DUI offense

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with her fourth DUI offense after she was stopped by police for a hanging license plate.

    Tricia L. Burke, 37, of 53 Anna Court was arrested at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3.

    According to Burke's arrest citation, she was stopped by Campbellsville Police K-9 Patrolman Tim Coppage because her license plate was hanging from her vehicle.

    Court records state that Coppage smelled marijuana and Burke appeared to be under the influence of some substance.

  • Carney hosts public forum

    State Representative-elect John "Bam" Carney will host a public forum Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the District Courtroom at the Taylor County Courthouse.

    The purpose of the forum is to discuss the upcoming General Assembly and any other concerns.

  • Lady Cards decisive in fourth

    Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals used a 20-11 fourth quarter to overcome Meade County 54-46 at home on Thursday night.

    The Lady Cards (2-0) trailed 8-2 early before Cayla Rucker hit a free throw and Elizabeth Thomas two lay-ups around a pair of Hope Wigginton three-pointers.

    The Lady Waves fought back to a 24-24 deadlock at halftime and led 35-34 heading to the final eight minutes.

    However, Taylor County took the lead for good on Wigginton’s left base-line trey and used a Rucker three, her fifth of the night, to lead 45-40.

  • Lady Cards jump out early, take OT vs. Lady Eagles

    It appeared to be another typical easy win in the Taylor County-Campbellsville girls' basketball series as the Lady Cardinals led by eight (15-7) in the second quarter and held a 34-25 advantage on Megan Peake's basket that started the fourth quarter.

    However, the Lady Eagles used nine of 10 free throws and a Brittany Vaught bucket to knot the score at 36-36 with 2:37 remaining.

    Campbellsville first-year coach Cameron Jackson was extremely pleased with his team's effort.

  • Lewis papers donated to CU

    Campbellsville University accepted the congressional papers of Dr. Ron Lewis, R-Cecilia, who is retiring in January 2009, in an announcement at the Chowning Executive Dining Room on Dec. 5.

    Lewis, who has served as United States Representative for the 2nd District of Kentucky for 14 years, said it was an honor for CU to want his papers. He said it had been an "honor and a privilege" to serve his constituents.

    Lewis said, "I can't thank you enough for allowing me to share my papers with you."

  • Mannsville man celebrates 50 years of haircuts and tall tales

    Sit in Johnnie Pennington's barber chair and he'll tell you stories about Phillip "Snake Man" Tungate's misadventures on the family farm, tales about Asby Cox being purposely buried alive by his brothers or even a few yarns about himself. Some are true, some aren't.

    But Pennington has plenty of stories to tell those who visit the Mannsville Barber Shop, a business he has owned and operated for 50 years.

    "I've heard a lot of good stories," Pennington said with a laugh. "There are a lot of tales told in here."

  • Breaking NewsCounty superintendent to retire

    After 43 years as an educator, including 27 years as Taylor County superintendent, Gary Seaborne will step down at the end of the current school year.

    During the regular Taylor County Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, Seaborne announced that he would retire as superintendent effective June 30.

    On Wednesday morning, Seaborne, who was on his way to Disney World with the Taylor County High School Show Choir, said the decision to retire wasn't easy.