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Today's News

  • Council could consider gas pre-pay rule

    If business owners agree, Campbellsville City Council members may soon consider an ordinance requiring customers to pay before they pump.

    Gas drive-offs are on the rise, Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield told the Council during its regular meeting last week.

    As a result, Benningfield said police are surveying gas station owners to see if the majority would be in favor of an ordinance mandating pre-payment of gas purchases.

    "That would eliminate a lot of the problems," he said.

  • Handley-Pena

    Georgia Ann Handley and Luis Enrique Pena will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 19.

    Handley is the daughter of Robert "Jimmie" and Adla Handley of Hodgenville.

    Pena is the son of Maria Miller of Radcliff.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. at Elizabethtown Christian Academy, formerly Severns Valley Baptist Church, located at 140 W. Poplar Street in Elizabethtown.

    A reception will follow.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. Invitations will be sent to out-of-town guests only.

  • Giddy-up!

    Greg O'Dell participated in the bareback bronc riding competition, part of the second annual World Championship IPRA rodeo, hosted by the Taylor County Band Boosters last Saturday at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.

  • Public record for July 10

    Traffic

    Meghan A. Hart, 19, of Horan Lane in Springfield, failure to notify address change to department of transportation, proof filed, dismissed; failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepayable.

    Joe A. Curry, 70, of Spears Road in Campbellsville, speeding, $138, state traffic school; failure to wear seat belts, $25.

    Eracrito D. Guichardo, 40, of Pickerell Lane in Vine Grove, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $153.

  • Technology students compete at state

    Students from Taylor County Schools participated in the 2008 Student Technology Leadership Program's State Competition May 6-7 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    Students from Taylor County High School and Taylor County Elementary School placed in the "Best of Group."

    TCHS senior Trevor McWhorter won second place in the digital school publication division.

    Taylor County High School students Zach Cox and Josh Sullivan and Marion County High School student Jamie Evans won the International ThinkQuest Award.

  • EDA asks for cooperation from tourism group

    A committee has been formed to help build coordination between local economic development and tourism entities.

    Mark Johnson, chair of the Taylor County Economic Development Authority, addressed magistrates at Tuesday night's regular Fiscal Court meeting about the relationship between the Economic Development Authority and the Taylor County Tourist Commission.

    Johnson told magistrates that the EDA works well with the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce, Fiscal Court and the members of the Campbellsville County Council.

  • CU releases academic honors' list for spring

    Ashley Zsedenyi

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors' list for the spring 2008 semester.

  • Lewis & Lewis coming to Fairview Baptist

    Singing/songwriting duo Lewis & Lewis from Nashville, Tenn. will be performing their hit song "Come On Down To The Farm" on Saturday, July 19 at Fairview Baptist Church in Mannsville.

    The concert begins at 7 p.m.

    Although it has been one of the most requested songs on the King of Kings Radio network in Somerset, the song was shunned by many stations because of its controversial view of same-sex marriage. Many stations have since added it to their play-lists after the success of the couple's humorous music video posted on the Internet.

  • Lobb-Wilhoit

    Kelly Jo Lobb and Jeremy Douglas Wilhoit, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 12.

    Lobb is the daughter of Mike Lobb of Summersville and Debbie Skaggs of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Dennis Lobb of Summersville, Martha Boggs of Jackson, Ky., and Otha and Rosa Skaggs of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Green County High School.

    Wilhoit is the son of Doug and Connie Wilhoit of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Mary Murphy of Campbellsville and Odell and Sue Warren of Mt. Sherman.

  • Birth Announcements

    Robert Corey and Miranda Zottman of Lebanon announce the birth of a son, John Davidson Zottman, at 3:22 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

    Grandparents are Larry and Debbie Gilpin of Campbellsville and Thomas and Bobbie Zottman of Lebanon.

    Great-grandparents are Lewis "Sie" and Jenetta Parrish and Bobby and Peggy Gilpin, all of Campbellsville.

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