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Today's News

  • Campbellsville native is The Animal Doctor

    Northwest Herald

    CARY, ILL - The clinic's five resident cats may have changed addresses, but they clearly are at home with The Animal Doctor.

    They claimed as their own the area that was to be the employee lounge - a sun-soaked, second-floor vantage point overlooking the pond in Jaycee Park. T.A.D. - the group's dean and business' namesake - was abandoned in 1996. Forrest, who had surgery at 6 weeks old to remove restrictive tissue in his esophagus, is the youngster.

  • Lindsey to offer select classes to area senior citizens

    Lindsey Wilson College is offering six classes to area senior citizens at an unbeatable price - free.

    As part of Lindsey Wilson's Senior Scholars Program, area residents age 62 and over can audit one of six fall classes at no tuition expense.

    Classes offered in this fall's senior scholars program include geography, marriage and the family, New Testament, Old Testament, women's studies and world civilization.

  • KCS hosts back-to-school pool party

    Kentucky Christian School celebrated its first day back to school with a party at Campbellsville City Pool. More than 175 KCS students and family members attended.

  • Lewis-Coomer

    Diane Lewis and Jonathan Coomer were married on April 12 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.

    The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Doreen Lewis of Elmsdale, Prince Edward Island. She is a 2005 graduate of Apostolic Christian Academy.

    The groom is the son of Robert and Betty Coomer of Campbellsville. He is a 2003 graduate of Taylor County High School.

    A reception will take place on Saturday, Sept. 6, beginning at 2 p.m., at Campbellsville Christian Church.

    The newlyweds are making their home in Campbellsville.

  • Jail will hire more than 20

    More than 20 employees will soon be hired and begin training to prepare for the opening of the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Jailer Rick Benningfield addressed magistrates at last week's Fiscal Court meeting about the need to begin training jail employees.

    Benningfield said the jail is expected to be finished by the end of next month, and Department of Corrections officials have told him that officers need to begin training as soon as possible.

  • Two charged in sealed indictments

    Two Campbellsville residents have been charged with drug crimes in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Glenn Burchett, 60, of 736 Buckner St. was charged with second- and third-degree selling a controlled substance.

    Bond was set at $15,000 cash. If convicted, Burchett could be sentenced to as much as five years in prison.

  • Rebuilding history

    The Jacob Hiestand House Foundation spent last week preparing for the past.

    Workers dug holes and poured concrete, laying the foundation for a log cabin that will be placed in that location next month. The cabin, which will be rebuilt by Springfield-based American Antique Cabin Co., will represent an 1820s-era plantation slave quarters.

    The cabin will be a dogtrot-style structure. Popular in the south, a dogtrot is essentially two cabins joined by a shared roof.

  • Public record for Aug. 18

    District Civil Filed

    08-C-329, filed 8/6/08; North Star Capital Acquisitions LLC v. Shannon R. Johnson of Hillcrest Drive in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,083.02, interest, court costs and $389.53 in interest.

    08-C-330, filed 8/7/08; LVNV Funding LLC v. Sally Johnson of McNary Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,705.36, interest and court costs.

  • Company announces expansion

    Campbellsville has gained 25 jobs and a trip to Mars.

    Gov. Steve Beshear's office last week announced that Fluortubing USA will open a manufacturing facility in Campbellsville. The announcement coincided with news that the company will manufacture tubes to be used on NASA's Mars probe to be launched in 2010.

    Fluortubing USA, a manufacturer of Polytetrafluoraethylene (Teflon(r)) plastic tubing, will move part of its manufacturing operations to Campbellsville from its subsidiary company - Fluortubing B.V. of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

  • Civil War musical performed through Aug. 23 in Bardstown

    Stephen Foster Productions in Bardstown is set to stage the Broadway musical "The Civil War" through Aug. 23.

    The musical, which was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical in 1999, is based on the words of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Walt Whitman and other historical figures, with notes and letters of actual soldiers of the North and South. The poetic words and statements are infused with gospel, folk, country and Broadway style music to bring a tribute to America's past to life on stage.