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Today's News

  • Patterson attends Optometric Educational Congress

    Dr. Paul Patterson, optometrist, 295 Campbellsville Bypass Suite 1, attended the Kentucky Optometric Association's 106th Annual Spring Educational Congress on April 24-27 at the Marriott Hotel in Louisville.

    At the conference, Patterson attended lectures on glaucoma, contact lenses, diabetes and dry eye therapy. In addition to four days of continuing education, the conference also included an exhibit hall featuring the latest products and services in optometry.

    Patterson lives in Greensburg with his wife Mabel Sue. He began practicing optometry 25 years ago.

  • Public record for May 19

    District Civil Filed

    08-C-013, filed 1/9/08; CACH LLC of Colorado v. Patricia Moran of Moran Road in Bradfordsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $2,718.45, interest and court costs. The defendant was served 4/29/08.

    08-C-085, filed 3/3/08; Capital One Bank v. Clarke W. Thomas of Durrett Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $916.55, interest, court costs and $137.48 in attorney's fees. The defendant was served 5/1/08.

  • Woman who helped man escape pleads guilty

    A former Campbellsville woman has pleaded guilty to helping a Campbellsville man flee the country after escaping from jail custody.

    Lee Ann Howard, 36, also formerly of Harrodsburg, pleaded guilty last Monday in U.S. District Court to instigating or assisting escape.

    According to a U.S. Attorney's office press release, Howard admitted that she assisted her boyfriend, Byron Keith Perkins, in escaping from the custody of the Oldham County Jail.

    According to her plea agreement, Howard admits to providing transportation and money to Perkins for their trip to Mexico.

  • Damon E. Allen presented Lifetime Optometric Achievement Award

    Dr. Damon Allen of Campbellsville, an optometrist, was presented the Lifetime Optometric Achievement Award at the Kentucky Optometric Association's 106th Annual Spring Congress on April 24-27 at the Marriott Downtown Hotel in Louisville.

    Allen was presented the first Optometric Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Several charged in sealed indictments

    Several Campbellsville residents have been charged with drug and other offenses 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.

    Indicted were:

    u Tina Michelle McMillian, 35, of Airview Apartments, #32, in Campbellsville was indicted on a charge of second-degree selling hydrocodone.

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

  • TRH Support Services Parson of the Year named

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized nominees for Support Services Team Member of the Year and the winner was honored.

    Kay Whitaker, business office, was named the Team Member of the Year. This was said about Whitaker: "Kay has been with the business office in accounts receivable for several years dealing with people's finances.

  • Holt rejoins Cinema 6

    Camille Holt has returned to Green River Cinema 6 as general manager.

    She has four years' previous experience.

    Holt obtained a Bachelor of science degree in business administration from Campbellsville University in 2000.

    Cinema 6 is located at 730 Campbellsville Bypass.

  • Lindsey Wilson to host groundbreaking ceremonies

    Lindsey Wilson College will host three ground-breaking ceremonies today to begin a $12 million expansion program.

    The public is invited to all three ceremonies.

    The $12 million program - which is the first phase of a larger expansion for the college - includes building a health and wellness center, a new baseball-softball complex on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway and an addition to the Sumner Campus Ministry Center.

    The first ground-breaking ceremony - for the Sumner Campus Ministry Center - will begin at 11:15 a.m. ET next to the Sumner Center.

  • What is censorship?

    A student newspaper adviser, with whom we had a working relationship, has resigned over a disagreement that he perceived as the school administration's censorship of student work.

    The administration disagrees.

    A story in The Press, an industry newspaper published by the Kentucky Press Association, said Tom Winski chose not to renew his contract with Lindsey Wilson College after new contract language required him to review articles for the LWC student publication - The View - prior to publication.

  • Honoring Sacrifice

    It's been almost 20 years since he died and the rain couldn't keep them from remembering his sacrifice.

    Those passing by Brookside Cemetery on Thursday afternoon might have seen local law enforcement gathered to honor one of their own who died in the line of duty.

    Thursday's memorial service was in remembrance of Kentucky State Trooper Johnny Edrington II who was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 20, 1988.