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Today's News

  • Bank scams hit County again

    Several Taylor County residents have reported receiving automated calls claiming to represent one of several local banks.

    According to Campbellsville/Taylor County E-911 Supervisor Anne Sanders, 911 operators have fielded several calls from concerned residents. She said those who have received the calls should contact their bank.

    The calls are similar to those that hit the county in August in which residents received a pre-recorded message warning about a problem with their bank account and asking them to call a phone number.

  • Golf tournament is Oct. 25 in Lebanon

    Great fun for players of all skill levels, the DIS-Conformity Tour will arrive in Lebanon on Saturday, Oct. 25.

    The open disc golf tournament will be played at Graham Memorial Park's 18-hole course.

    There are two stages of competition - singles and doubles. Singles play in the morning and doubles play a scramble format in the afternoon. Players can compete in one or both events.

  • Write-in deadline for upcoming election is tomorrow

    Candidates who want to be eligible to have their votes counted as a write-in candidate for the upcoming election have until Friday, Oct. 24 to file with the appropriate filing officer.

    "As we head into the homestretch of the 2008 election cycle, I want to encourage those individuals who are considering running as a write-in candidate to file to run as soon as possible," Secretary of State Trey Grayson stated in a press release.

  • LWC to host stress workshop

    If you have been feeling a bit stressed lately, an upcoming event at Lindsey Wilson College may be just what you need.

    On Tuesday, Oct. 21, the college will offer "Cooling Down the Stress Soup," a workshop designed to help busy people learn how to manage stress.

    The event will begin at 8 p.m. ET in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall. The workshop - which is part of the 2008-2009 Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - is free and open to the public.

  • 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.

  • Blood drive is Thursday

    In recognition of Make a Difference Day on Saturday, Oct. 25, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible donors to help make a difference in the lives of patients around the country by scheduling an appointment to donate blood.

    Every year, nearly 5 million people in the United States need a blood transfusion. The Red Cross relies on volunteer blood donors to help ensure that the right blood is available for the right patient at the right time.

  • 'Focusing on treatment and care' conference is Oct. 16-17

    A "focusing on treatment and care" conference will be Thursday and Friday, Oct. 16-17 in Cranmer Dining Center at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia.

    The event, sponsored by The Adanta Group Regional Victim Services Program, will feature several sessions.

    Topics to be discussed include human trafficking, feminist theory, substance abuse, play therapy, motivational interviewing foundation, the problem of slavery, autism awareness, keys to effective communication, ethics and therapeutic boundaries, domestic violence, Internet safety and more.

  • Weight loss classes end Oct. 17

    Nationally-known author and health educator Jennifer White will present weight loss tips and ways to keep weight off in an upcoming free seminar.

    In addition to learning effective weight loss methods, participants will watch White prepare healthy and delicious dishes and receive samples.

    White has been featured on local as well as international television programs and has lectured throughout the United States.

    The free five-class seminar, hosted by Calvary Seventh-Day Adventist Church, ends Oct. 17 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Taylor County Public Library.

  • Concert to dedicate new piano

    The first Mid-Kentucky Arts concert of the 2008-2009 season will be at St. Catharine College on Saturday, Oct. 18 starting at 7:30 p.m. The music will not be the only thing new, however, as the season begins.

    The concert will be a dedicatory event to mark the arrival of a new piano. The Kawai grand ivories will be tickled by three accomplished musicians who will use the new instrument along with an existing piano in a show titled Dueling Chopsticks.

  • CU pageant to raise money for domestic violence

    October is National Domestic Violence Month, and in honor of the month, Campbellsville University's Sociology Club is hosting a "Beauty's for a Brighter Tomorrow" pageant to raise domestic violence awareness.

    The pageant will be Saturday, Oct. 18 at 9 a.m. in the Recital Hall at Campbellsville University's Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    Age groups for girls range from birth to 19 and older (married or single), and for boys ages birth to 4 years.