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Today's News

  • Internal Medicine Assoc. accredited

    Internal Medicine Associates of Campbellsville has been granted accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories.

    The laboratory is one of the first nuclear cardiology laboratories in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico to be so recognized for its commitment to high quality patient care and its provision of quality diagnostic testing.

  • Court says no to pre-pay ordinance

    Taylor County residents won't have to pay before they pump after all.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Travis Begley addressed Taylor Fiscal Court on Tuesday night about the rising gas drive-off problem.

    Begley, who represented the Campbellsville/Taylor County Retail Business Association, said the hot topic of rising gas prices will affect everyone.

    "This is only going to get worse," he said.

  • Drunk driving crackdown campaign begins tomorrow

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be joining thousands of law enforcement and highway safety agencies across the nation from Aug. 15 through Labor Day to take part in the "Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest" crackdown on impaired driving.

    Drunken driving is one of America's deadliest crimes. Across the country, statistics show that in just one year, more than 13,000 people are killed in highway crashes involving a driver or motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 or higher.

  • CU announces KHIPP schedule

    Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy will feature discussions on America's fiscal straits, presidential politics and an analysis of the 2008 election during CU's fall semester.

    "We have an exciting group of highly intellectual people who will lead the discussions for KHIPP in the fall," said John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, who is the KHIPP founder.

    "Discussion will be lively and open, and we invite everyone to attend," he said.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Independent

    Aug. 18-22

    Monday - Cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, vegetables and dip, pudding pop and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tenders, whipped potatoes, green beans, banana, bread slice and milk.

    Wednesday - Sloppy joe, corn, potato wedges, coleslaw, pineapple and milk.

    Thursday - Taco, lettuce, tomato, cheese, hash brown, peaches, Elf Grahams and milk.

    Friday - Chili dog, Doritos, carrot sticks, Fruit Roll-Up, apple, animal crackers and milk.

    Taylor County

    Aug. 18-22

  • Public record for Aug. 14

    Traffic

    Ronald P. Burton, 21, of Old Johnson Road in Fairplay, failure to wear seat belts, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    Kenneth K. Choate, 69, of Tennessee Ridge in Liberty, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

    Catherine R. Chowning, 57, of Fern Drive in Campbellsville, no new violations, dismissed.

    Jason E. Collins, 30, of Purdy Sano Road in Columbia, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

    Joyce D. Davis, 68, of Summit Drive in Campbellsville, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

  • Tourism, EDA need to 'communicate'

    A committee formed to help build coordination between local economic development and tourism entities says the two simply need to communicate more with each other.

    Mark Johnson, chairman of the Taylor County Economic Development Authority, addressed magistrates at last month's regular Fiscal Court meeting about the relationship between the EDA and the Taylor County Tourist Commission.

    Johnson told magistrates that the EDA needs more input from the Tourist Commission, and the group asks that the Court help in creating a more cooperative spirit with the Commission.

  • Campbellsville pilot honored by Air Evac Lifeteam

    Al Wilson, pilot for the Campbellsville Air Evac Lifeteam crew, was selected as the 2008 Regional Pilot of the Year during the company's regional awards banquet in Nashville, Tenn. on June 28.

    The awards banquet honored employees from the company's Nashville region, which includes bases in Kentucky and eastern Tennessee.

  • Rucker honored with bridal shower

    Kristin Rucker was honored with a bridal shower on July 20 at the home of Binky and Rhonda Smith. Rucker married Benson Sexton at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9 at St. Andrew United Methodist Church. Pictured are, from left, Arletia Rucker, the bride's mother; Ashley Bohanon, hostess; Rucker and Raina Hansford, hostess.

  • 'American Idol' grant helps fund local BackPack Program

    America's Second Harvest of Kentucky's Heartland Food Bank has received a grant for $16,454 to combat child hunger in central and south central Kentucky.

    The grant will be used to help fund a BackPack Program, sponsored in partnership with the Taylor County Ministerial Association and the Taylor County School System.

    The program provides a bag of food to at-risk children to ensure they have adequate food over the weekends and during school breaks when school meals are not available.