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Today's News

  • Local students at Transylvania named to dean's list

    Transylvania University sophomores Brooke Bell and Chad Bruce have been named to the dean's list for the 2008 winter term.

    To be named to the dean's list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

    Bell, a political science major, is the daughter of Randall and Sharon Bell of Campbellsville.

    Bruce is the son of Michael and Karen Bruce of Campbellsville.

  • Campbellsville police officer graduates from sergeant's course

    Campbellsville Police Department Sgt. Patricia Thompson, along with law enforcement officers from 16 other agencies across the commonwealth, were recognized at a graduation ceremony recently for completing the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training's Academy of Police Supervision.

    APS, also called the sergeant's academy, is a three-week, 120-hour training program targeted for newly promoted sergeants or officers who are on their agency's promotion list to become sergeants.

  • Winners of downtown identification game announced

    The winners of the Campbellsville Renaissance/Historic Preservation Commission's "Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?" identification game have been announced.

    Catherine Turner Feather and Bettye Kincheloe, both of Campbellsville, correctly identified the buildings shown in nine pictures published in the Central Kentucky News-Journal in May.

  • Perfect Attendance

    Campbellsville High School had three students who completed the 2007-2008 school year with perfect attendance. Pictured with Principal Mike Deaton are D.J. Foley, Kathryn Baker and Elgin Mershon.

  • Renaissance Commission meets tomorrow

    The Campbellsville Renaissance/Historic Preservation Commission will have its regular monthly meeting on at noon tomorrow at the Campbellsville Development Center located at 107 W. Broadway. The meeting is open to the public.

  • Man arrested after chase with police

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly took police on a chase that reached speeds of more than 100 mph.

    Andrew Blake Clark, 20, of 48 Lakeway Drive was arrested Monday, May 26 at about 1 a.m.

    Clark's arrest citation states Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Dickens observed Clark on KY 55 attempting to do a trick on his Suzuki motorcycle.

    When Dickens attempted to stop Clark, the citation states, Clark fled on his motorcycle.

    The chase reached speeds of more than 110 mph, the citation states, and Clark passed in a no passing zone.

  • Courthouse Square/Streetscape meeting is Thursday

    The public is invited to attend a meeting with architects M2D, formerly known as designWORKS, on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Campbellsville Development Center located at 107 W. Broadway. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the development of the Courthouse Square and Columbia Avenue Streetscape projects.

  • KARE application available next week

    Applications for the Phase I Kentucky Agricultural Relief Effort Cost-Share Program will be available beginning Monday, June 9 at the Taylor County Extension Office. Applications will be accepted through July 9.

    The following are eligible cost-share items available for 50 percent cost-share funding up to a maximum of $1,000.

    - Drilling for subsurface aquifers and well establishments.

    - Developing and piping on farm springs.

    - Construction of small stream water basins.

    - Establishing and enhancing on-farm ponds.

  • Campbellsville natives named to dean's list at Bellarmine University

    Bellarmine University has named 552 full-time students to its dean's list for the 2008 spring semester. The dean's list recognizes students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or better on a four-point grading system.

    Campbellsville natives Jill Patrice Thompson and Dustin Nicholas Lee Ford are among the students receiving dean's list recognition.

    Thompson, a graduate of Taylor County High School, is a sophomore political science major.

    Ford, also a graduate of Taylor County High School, is a sophomore education major.

  • Taylor County students graduate from St. Catharine College

    Three Taylor County students were among the 105 graduates who received degrees from St. Catharine College during commencement ceremonies on May 10.

    Megan Bays received an associate of science degree in nursing. Bethany Elaine Wooley received an associate of science degree in diagnostic sonography. Sherry Clark received a certificate in pharmacy technology and graduated magna cum laude.