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Today's News

  • Performing arts season under way at Centre Stage

    The 2008-2009 performing arts season of Center Stage opened Sept. 12 with The Spencers: Theatre of Illusion, a high-energy, entertaining show that combines the elements of theatre with the art of illusion.

    Center Stage is presented by Lake Cumberland Performing Arts in partnership with The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

    Other performances on the Center Stage schedule include:

  • Property Transfers for Sept. 11

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Montie and Bethel Blair of Virginia Street in Campbellsville to Dwight V. and Rose Cave of Fairway Drive in Campbellsville, Lots 8 and 9 in Block G of the Chandler Subdivision, $30,000.

    James Robert Romine of Mt. Lebanon Church Road in Greensburg to Michael C. and Doris J. Price of Marshall Ridge Road in Greensburg, grave sites 2 and 3 of Lot 39 in Dudgeon #2 of Brookside Cemetery, $800.

  • Sept. 19 registration deadline approaching for October ACT

    The next ACT test will be administered on Oct. 25. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register by Friday, Sept. 19 - the deadline for having the registration postmarked.

    Late registrations, with an additional fee, will be accepted until the final postmark deadline of Oct. 3.

    Students can register online at www.actstudent.org, or pick up registration packets from high school counseling offices.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 10, 1998

    Letha Rivers will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday afternoon with a reception.

    Campbellsville High student Christina Pelly won second place for District 4 in the Kentucky Education Association's Martin Luther King Writing Contest.

    The wedding of Rebecca Ann O'Rourke and Daniel Mark Graham was performed by the Rev. Steve Sholar at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at Eastwood Baptist Church in Bowling Green.

  • CU hosts state legislators' meeting

    Campbellsville University and its hometown were in the spotlight Monday as CU played host to a Kentucky General Assembly Interim Joint Committee on Education meeting.

    To continue the legislature's work between sessions, interim joint committees are formed from the standing committees of both houses. Interim committees draft and approve bills for prefiling at the next regular session.

  • Campbellsville family injured in Marion

    A family from Campbellsville was injured in a single-car crash in Marion County on Sunday.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, at around 4:57 p.m., David Williams, 40, of Campbellsville, was driving a 2000 Toyota pickup east on U.S. 68. Williams was attempting to pass another vehicle, when a vehicle that had been in the emergency lane pulled back on to the westbound lane. Williams attempted to avoid the vehicle, overcorrected, lost control and overturned without striking the other vehicle.

  • CES names August Soaring Eagles

    Campbellsville Elementary School's August Soaring Eagles are Austin Carter, Emily Rodgers, Tristan Hovious, Tyler Patterson, Abie Angel, Murphy Lamb, Ryan Neal, Ricky Smith-Cecil, Samuel Kessler, Savanna Brockman, Alli Wilson, Laci Hodgens, Blair Lamb, Jordyn Nabours, Austin Cox, Connor Wilson, Elizabeth Sullivan, Noah Mardis, Glenn Lamer, Sara Farmer, Justin Humphress and Chloe Holt.

  • This week's football games

    Both high school teams, Campbellsville and Taylor County, are at home on Friday night for their district openers while Campbellsville University hosts a non-conference tilt at Ron Finley Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

    Friday, Sept. 12

    7:30 - Somerset at Taylor County High School

    8:00 - Lynn Camp at Campbellsville High School

    Saturday, Sept. 13

    1:30 - Ohio Dominican at Campbellsville University

  • Court sets jail inmate fees

    Inmates at Taylor County's new detention center will have to pay $15 a day, among other fees.

    Jail fees and medical and food contracts were discussed at Tuesday night's regular Fiscal Court meeting.

    Jailer Rick Benningfield told magistrates that Taylor County currently pays Marion County $27 a day to house each of Taylor County's inmates. In return, he said, those inmates pay nothing.

    According to Kentucky Law, Benningfield said, inmates are supposed to reimburse counties for their incarceration costs and medical expenses.

  • PRIDE awards $5,165 to schools in Taylor County

    In Taylor County, 409 students will gain hands-on experience in good stewardship practices during the school year, thanks to $5,165 in PRIDE environmental eeducation grants.

    PRIDE recently announced that grants totaling $235,760 were awarded to 70 schools and nonprofit organizations across 38 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky.

    In Taylor County, there were two grant recipients.