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Today's News

  • Thomas attends WKU ASSET conference

    Chris Thomas of Campbellsville attended the Agriculture Students Striving for Effective Tomorrows conference at Western Kentucky University on June 1-5.

    A committee of students and professors from Western's agriculture department chose Thomas based on his accomplishments and leadership in the agriculture field. The conference was for students interested in pursuing a career in agriculture.

  • UPDATECES has new principal

    A new principal will greet Campbellsville Elementary School students, staff and teachers in August.

    David Petett, 28, will officially take the helm July 1, according to CES site-based decision making council chairwoman Lisa Wiseman.

    "We're very excited about having Mr. Petett. We feel he was an excellent choice. He is a great role model for the staff, students and also in the community," Wiseman said.

  • TCES Honor Roll

    Taylor County Elementary School has released its honor roll for the sixth six weeks. Students listed follow.

    Fourth grade

  • Grace Notes: A family wedding story

    Last weekend I went home. Home for me is with my husband in Florida but it's also Southern California, "the O.C."

    The occasion was my niece Jennifer's wedding. She's the first one in our family to graduate college. She's beautiful, inside and out, and smart - a high school guidance counselor for at-risk teens. Her new husband, Marc, is a rookie firefighter.

    The outdoor wedding took place in San Juan Capistrano. It had a Baja, Mexico theme. My mom and dad live in Baja.

  • Fourth of July event deadlines approaching

    Entry deadlines for two major Fourth of July Celebration events are fast approaching. Wednesday, June 25 is the deadline to enter the Taylor Regional Hospital Children's Parade and the Q104 Bar-B-Que Contest.

    The second annual Taylor Regional Hospital Children's Parade is set for Thursday, July 3 at about 6:30 p.m. The parade will start at Campbellsville High School, travel down Main Street and end near Jackson Tower.

  • EDA chair briefs court on industrial projects

    Several industrial projects are close to completion, and residents may soon hear an announcement of a new business coming to Taylor County.

    Mark Johnson, chair of the Taylor County Economic Development Authority, told magistrates at last week's regular Fiscal Court meeting that there are several industrial projects close to completion, and several companies have visited and toured Campbellsville multiple times.

    He said several clients have looked at sites in the new Industrial Park and the entrance to the park should be completed soon.

  • Mongiardo appears on CU program

    Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo, left, appeared recently on Campbellsville University's "Dialogue on Public Issues" with John Chowning, Campbellsville University's vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president. The TV-4 show will be aired at 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 29, 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 30 and 1:30 and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, over Comcast Cable Channel 10 in Campbellsville.

  • Taylor Schools address safety issues

    School officials are looking to curb cell phone usage during the school day while establishing a presence on MySpace during the next school year.

    Taylor County School Board approved a 2008-2009 safe schools plan during its regular meeting last Tuesday.

    The District adopts a safe schools plan each year, which addresses safety precautions for students, staff and visitors. The Kentucky Center for School Safety performs audits of schools.

  • DeWitt-Porter

    Raymond and Delphia Warner of Springfield announce the engagement of their daughter, Cynthia Lynn Warner DeWitt, to Douglas Dale Porter, son of Elwood and Joyce Porter of Finley.

    DeWitt is the granddaughter of the late Thomas "Tom" and Mandy Loy and Raymond and Pearlie Mae Warner.

    She is a 1986 graduate of Washington County High School and is employed at General Electric in Louisville.

    Porter is the grandson of the late Alford Clever and Mary Elizabeth Moore and Roy and Winnie Porter.

  • Akin-Dobson

    Rachael Akin and Adam Dobson, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 28.

    Akin is the daughter of Jane Carter of Lebanon and Rocky and Lori Akin of Lexington. Her grandparents are Bobby and Mary Louise Carter and Russell Akin, all of Campbellsville, and the late Jane Akin.

    She is a student at Campbellsville University and is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.