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Today's News

  • I'm a self-professed Olympic Games junkie

    The Olympics are coming! The Olympics are coming!

    Actually, they've already arrived and the world has taken notice. For the 29th games, the Olympics are taking place in Beijing, China. The city is 12 hours ahead of Bardstown so most of what we see will have already taken place. But the excitement is still there, regardless of the time difference.

  • Campbellsville University students participate in Good Governance Forum

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Two Campbellsville University students, Aimee Hedges, a junior from Clarksville, Tenn., and Brittany Pelly, a senior from Campbellsville, were among 200 students selected across the world to participate in a Good Governance Forum at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., on July 8-11.

    The two students were chosen to attend the forum after a "highly competitive international selection process," Max Wise, assistant professor of political science, said.

  • Benefit planned for Milby family

    A gospel singing and benefit auction has been planned for Dawson Milby, the 18-month-old son of Jennifer and Jason Milby of Greensburg, who underwent a heart transplant in June.

    The benefit is planned for Saturday, Aug. 16 at 5 p.m. ET at Green County Middle School.

    The event is sponsored by Allendale Missionary Baptist Church and family and friends.

    For more information, call Billy McCrady at (270) 324-4935 or Walter Milby at (270) 932-4147.

  • 'On loan' daughter will be missed

    I feel like I'm losing a daughter, and she hasn't even left yet. And the worst part is that she's not even my daughter.

    Marybeth moved in with our family in June. And she's leaving tomorrow. We're going to miss her so much.

    While she has sometimes called me "Mom" and we've all treated her like one of the family, she actually belongs to some friends in Illinois. A student at Southern Illinois University, Marybeth was only "on loan" for the summer.

    And summer is over.

  • Thomas-Clark

    Shannon Catherine Thomas and Christopher Keith Clark exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, March 29 at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

    The Rev. Lee Young, the bride's cousin, performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Richard and Vivian Thomas of Princeton. She is the granddaughter of Doris Thomas and Don Owen Thomas, both of Princeton, Mariam Haile of Bonita Springs, Fla. and the late Zane B. Haile.

  • Campbellsville man accused of selling cocaine

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with selling cocaine and other charges after a traffic stop.

    Christopher R. Tungate, 26, of 807 N. Hoskins Ave. was arrested at 2:44 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3.

    According to Tungate's arrest citation, he was stopped by Taylor County Constable Jamie Gaddis for failing to signal and having an expired license plate.

    After Campbellsville Police Officer Brian Morgan arrived at the scene, he observed that Tungate had glassy eyes and smelled of alcohol.

  • Homeownership protection initiative launched

    Seeking to stem the tide of home foreclosures, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear this week announced at a press conference in Owensboro the creation of the Kentucky Homeownership Protection Center.

    The Protection Center, created by the passage of HB 552 during the 2008 General Assembly, will help Kentuckians in financial trouble become more proactive in keeping their homes.

  • TCB Donation

    Renay England of Taylor County Bank is shown presenting a $300 check to Melanie Sublett, treasurer of the Taylor County Band Boosters for sponsorship of the Taylor County Band's Rodeo on July 5.

  • Task force seeks information on marijuana growers

    The Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas task force is seeking information on marijuana growers.

    The task force is seeking the names and addresses of suspected marijuana growers. The task force also asks for city/county and a description of the home or the location at which the marijuana is growing.

    Information can be submitted in writing to Appalachia HIDTA, P.O. Box 5070, London, Ky. 40745.

    Information can also be submitted to the toll-free anonymous tip line at (866) 424-4382.

  • Adopt-A-Highway poster contest deadline Sept. 30

    Each year, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet hosts a contest to allow students from across the state to submit their creative works for use in the annual Adopt-A-Highway calendar.

    Exposure to the contest and to the Adopt-A-Highway program provides young people with a sense of ownership in Kentucky's highways and stresses the importance of keeping Kentucky's highways clean and free of litter. The contest is aimed at educating and encouraging children not to litter and to spread the message to others.