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Today's News

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    March 19, 1998

    The children of David and Ruth Quisenberry will host a celebration in honor of their parents' 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 28.

    Jonathan C. Rafferty received a bachelor of science degree in accounting on Dec. 12 from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.

    Christopher S. Brockman had been named to the dean's list at the University of Kentucky for achieving an outstanding academic record during the 1997 fall semester.

  • 'A passion for people'

    Campbellsville University honored Wanda Washington, coordinator of Greater Campbellsville United for the past three years, with the African-American Community Leadership Award at a luncheon Oct. 1 in Winters Dining Hall.

    The Rev. John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president at Campbellsville University, said Washington does great work with Greater Campbellsville United, of which he is a Board member.

  • Practice makes perfect

    My middle school age son came home from school and said he needed to make a volcano for a project. OK, I thought, that shouldn't be too difficult.

    So we headed off for the store to buy modeling clay. On the way, however, he informed me that we would also need vinegar and baking soda. And lots of it. To practice.

    "To practice what?" I asked.

    "The explosion," he answered.

    Of course, I belatedly realized, we couldn't possibly have a volcano without an explosion of lava to accompany it.

  • Public record for Oct. 16

    Traffic

    Eric S. Peavler, 18, of Catlett Lane in Harrodsburg, reckless driving, amended to improper equipment, $168; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

    James E. Pittman III, 21, of North U.S. 127 in Hustonville, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof filed, dismissed.

    Charles G. Rice, 47, of Old Lebanon Road in Campbellsville, failure to produce insurance card, failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, proof filed, dismissed.

  • TCES to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

    Students at Taylor County Elementary School will celebrate Red Ribbon Week from Monday, Oct. 27 through Friday, Oct. 31.

    The Family Resource Center has announced the following schedule of events.

    Monday, Oct. 27 - "Sock it to Drugs Day." Students are to wear outlandish socks to support saying "no" to drugs.

    Tuesday, Oct. 28 - "Turn Your Back on Drugs Day." Students wear their shirts turned backward to take a stand against drugs.

    Wednesday, Oct. 29 - "Wear Red Day." Students wear red to support Red Ribbon Week.

  • CU professor publishes third textbook

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Stan McKinney, assistant professor of journalism at Campbellsville University, has written his third textbook, "Beginning Photojournalism."

    McKinney's book covers the basics of photojournalism including different types of cameras, lenses, exposure, composition and photojournalism ethics. The book is designed for beginning photojournalism students.

    "I had planned to eventually write a book on photojournalism," McKinney said. "Necessity forced me to write the book a few years earlier than I had anticipated."

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for Oct. 1 are, from left, Emma Maynard, kindergarten; Lydia Parker, first grade; Veronica Buis, second grade; Daija Smith, third grade; Madison Jones, fourth grade; and Allison Brockman, fifth grade.

  • Time-out to Read!

    Coach Ron Barnard and 25 members of the Campbellsville University football team visited Campbellsville Elementary to read with fourth grade students from Doretha Sanders' reading class.

  • CES students earn citizenship awards

    Campbellsville Elementary School presented several students with citizenship awards in September. They are: Paula Hoskins, De'Ja' Charles, Bernie Niemeyer, Anna Davis, Kameron Smith, Max Davis, Alexis Lambert, Carly Adams, Isis Coleman, Cody Cox, Trayjan Bradley, Andrea Bradley, Bryce Cooke, Caroline McCullough, Payton Reynolds, Makala Antle, Joshua Mahan, Eboni England, Trey Lakes, Diamond Thompson, L.J. Haralson and Trevon Lasley.

  • Will you be the next victim?

    STOP! Are you going to be the next person to cause a traffic wreck, or, will you be the next victim?

    According to the 2007 Kentucky State Police Crime and Traffic Report, there were 37,750 traffic accidents that occurred in state intersections. Friday had the most of any day of the week - 22,183; and October had the highest monthly total with 11,320.