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Today's News

  • Public record for July 3

    Traffic

    Eric Shane Luttrell, 33, of Canoe Creek Road in Liberty, driving on a suspended/revoked operator's license, $252; speeding, dismissed.

    Donna Martin, 21, of Handley Avenue in Campbellsville, driving with an expired operator's license, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    William F. Mattingly, 32, of St. Matthews Cemetery Road in Finley, failure to wear seat belts, license to be in possession, dismissed; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, $638, $400 probated, defendant now has insurance.

  • Center for Education releases school calendar

    Campbellsville Christian Church Center for Education has released its calendar for the 2008-2009 school year.

    The church is located at 302 Lebanon Ave.

    Classes include: Glow Worms (3-year-olds); pre-kindergarten (4-year-olds); and kindergarten.

    Aug. 4 - Opening day for all staff.

    Aug. 5 - First day for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students.

    Aug. 11 - First day for Monday/Tuesday Glow Worms.

    Aug. 13 - First day for Wednesday/Thursday Glow Worms.

    Sept. 1 - No school. Labor Day holiday.

  • Central Kentucky violin students perform recital

    On June 1, Central Kentucky violin students, ages 5 to 16, performed for parents, relatives and friends in a recital at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The students, who are from Taylor, Green, Adair, Casey, Pulaski and Cumberland counties, played a variety of pieces from Baroque by Telemann and Bach to blues and novelty pieces by Phillips and Kroll.

    Also featured on the program were solos and string ensemble pieces, including a medley of hymns, ending with the well-known "Amazing Grace." Highlights of the program can be seen at www.youtube.com/drnoelrd.

  • Wise, Jones honored with wedding shower

    Hannah Wise and Weston Jones were honored with a wedding shower on April 26 at Feathersburg Church of God. Pictured are, from left, Monteen Mings, the bride's great-grandmother; Wanda Carroll, the bride's grandmother; Carla Milsap, the bride's mother; Hannah and Weston; Karen Jones, the groom's mother; and Leanna Burress, hostess.

  • Pruitt

    William R. and Carolyn Callison Pruitt of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th anniversary tomorrow.

    The Pruitts were married on July 4, 1958, in Campbellsville.

    They have one son and two daughters-in-law, Bruce and Jennifer Pruitt of Radcliff and Shanti Pruitt of Indianapolis, Ind. The couple also had another son, the late Randall Pruitt.

    The couple also has two grandchildren, Sarah Pruitt and Matthew Pruitt, both of Indianapolis.

    They will be celebrating with family.

  • Firefighters respond to house fire twice

    An evening house fire had firefighters responding twice.

    Greensburg/Green County Fire & Rescue responded to a house fire on East Meadow Creek Road in Taylor County at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 28. Taylor County Volunteer Fire Department and Green County EMS also responded.

    The home, which suffered extensive damage, is owned by Frankie McNear. No injuries were reported.

    When firefighters arrived, smoke and flames were visible from the home.

    Both fire departments were called back to the scene at 4:09 a.m. because the fire rekindled.

  • Green River Ministries gets state, federal funding

    Green River Ministries will receive $69,750 in federal and state funding for its emergency shelter.

    Gov. Steve Beshear and the Kentucky Housing Corp. announced the latest recipients of emergency shelter grant funds last week. Green River Ministries is among the 42 agencies to share $1.9 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Kentucky Housing to assist the homeless in Kentucky.

    Green River Ministries will receive $46,500 in federal funds and $23,250 in state funds.

  • Pleasant Union Baptist hosts Vacation Bible School at the lake

    Pleasant Union Baptist Church recently hosted Vacation Bible School at Green River Lake State Park. Bible classes were taught by church members for youth and adults. Chanelle Jackson and Joyce Johnson organized the event.

  • Greater Campbellsville United taking survey on July 4

    Greater Campbellsville United is seeking residents' thoughts on their seven favorite places in Taylor County.

    A booth with questionnaires will be set up downtown during tomorrow's Fourth of July Celebration.

    GCU Director Wanda Washington asks residents to stop by the booth and fill out a ballot.

  • Allen is USAA award winner

    Lance Allen of Campbellsville has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in leadership and science.

    The academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students.

    Allen, who attends Green County High School, was nominated for the honors by Tammy Thompson, guidance counselor, and Melissa Bright, chemistry teacher, at GCHS. He will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook, which is published nationally.