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Today's News

  • Property transfers for Aug. 28

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

    David Phillips of Campbellsville to B&J Services LLC of East Broadway in Campbellsville, a tract of land in Taylor County, $55,000.

    Michael and Marsha Woodrum of St. Francis Desales Road in Campbellsville to Freda D. Lawson of North Jackson Street in Campbellsville, tract 1 of the Eva L. Jones Property, $45,000.

    James Howard and Briann Eastridge of Sulphur Springs Road in Columbia to Paul Amos Noel of Bass Ridge Road in Elk Horn, tract 4 of the Ronnie Malone Farm Division, $3,500.

  • Taylor School Board approves tax rates

    Staff Report

    Pending a public hearing next month, Taylor County School Board members have approved the 2008-2009 tax rates.

    The rates are down from last year, Superintendent Gary Seaborne told Board members during its regular meeting Aug. 12.

    "The last two or three years we've dropped a tenth of a cent, but this time they are significantly lower," Seaborne said.

    The tax on real property dropped .6 cent to 41.2 cents per $100 assessed value. The District's "nickel tax" rate dropped .1 cent to 5.7 cents. Personal property dropped from 44.6 to 43.8.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 27, 1998

    Mr. and Mrs. W. Ewing Knifley of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 30. The Knifleys were united in marriage Aug. 28, 1948.

    Carl and Yvonne Stropolis of Casey Creek, Ky., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 28.

    Willie White and George Gupton have retired from Kentucky Utilities. Gupton had been employed 41 years, and White for 32 years.

    Lillie Mae Gray Berry, 85, of South Bend, Ind., died Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998 at St. Joseph's Medical Center in South Bend, Ind.

  • Mattingly Anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Abell Mattingly celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 17 at their home in Lebanon with their family.

    Mrs. Mattingly is the former Lena Mae Craig.

    The couple were married at Holy Name of Mary Church in Calvary on Aug. 15, 1948, by Father Smith. John Jr. Mattingly and Bert Mattingly Sr. were their attendants.

    The couple have 10 children, Bernard, Thomas, Wayne, George, Donald, Steven, Fay, Leonard, Kay and Anita. They also have 20 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

  • Gaines is new at Veanna's

    Michelle Gaines has joined Veanna's Hair and Tanning Salon located at 210 Nancy Cox Drive in Campbellsville.

    Gaines specializes in modern color and cutting techniques.

    Walk-ins are welcome.

  • Lines-Walker

    Harla and Jerry Lines of Imperial, Neb. announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Lea Lines, to Scott Michael Walker, son of Gail and Robert Mastin of Springfield and John and Mary Walker of Flora, Ill.

    Lines is a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University, where she received a bachelor of arts in marketing and economics. She is employed at Edward Jones in Greensburg.

    Walker is a 2005 graduate of Campbellsville University, where he received a bachelor of arts in music education. He is seeking a master's in educational technology.

  • TRH names summer ambassador

    Billy Price has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for summer 2008. Other nominees were Ann Edwards and June Hoskins.

    Price was nominated by a team member. The following was written on his nomination form:

  • Community history grants available

    From conservation to technology, the Kentucky Historical Society is offering several grants to help preserve the state's history.

    Community history grants are available to museums, historical organizations, educational institutions, city and county governments and other community groups for a variety of projects, ranging from educational programming and exhibitions to community festivals and local history publications.

    Applications may be made in four different categories - project grants, conservation support, local history and technology.

  • Public record for Aug. 28

    Traffic

    David Eugene Arthur, no age given, of Harrodsburg, alcohol intoxication in a public place, $142.50.

    Willie Cole Bland, 30, of Cainwood Road in Campbellsville, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, dismissed.

    Miles O. Spurling, 17, of Spurlington Road in Campbellsville, failure to wear seat belts, speeding, completed diversion, dismissed.

  • Live in Lebanon concert continues this weekend

    The Live in Lebanon free outdoor concert series continues in historic downtown Lebanon on Saturday with Patrick Henry Hughes of "Extreme Home Makeover Home Edition" fame.

    Hear classical and popular instrumentals, blues, gospel and popular vocals from 8:30 p.m. to midnight in the outdoor plaza beside Big Jim's Steakhouse & Buffet at 212 W. Main St. There is no admission and the concert will be moved inside in case of inclement weather.