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Today's News

  • City schools eliminate associate principals

    Budget cuts will eliminate associate principal positions this fall in the Campbellsville Independent School District.

    However, teachers and other staff will still get the state-mandated 1 percent raise.

    The tentative 2008-2009 budget approved by School Board members Monday night totals $9.95 million, down from this year's $10.7 million. It includes a 133 percent increase in diesel fuel costs, a projected 15 percent increase in utilities and the possible elimination of several grant-funded positions.

  • Smith-Sublett

    Jessica Lee Smith and David Allen Sublett, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 24.

    Smith is the daughter of Jeffery and Rebecca Smith of Mayfield. Her grandparents are Nancy Smith of Mayfield and the late Donald Smith and Texil and Mary Pyle.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University.

    Sublett is the son of Robert and Peggy Sublett of Campbellsville. His grandparents are the late Lester and Leona Reed and James and Beatrice Sublett.

    He is also a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University.

  • CU student group administers new community service program

    Kentucky Education Association - Student Program Campbellsville University chapter adopted Campbellsville Elementary School's library.

    On April 17, NEA, KEA and KEA-SP members gathered alongside other volunteers from the community to host the first annual Outreach to Read Library Make-Over.

  • Lady Tigers go 0-2, Tigers in Region XI finals

    Campbellsville University's softball season came to a close on Thursday in soggy conditions at the NAIA Region XI Softball Tournament in Henderson, Tenn. with a 3-2 loss to Mid-South Conference rival Georgetown College.

    Campbellsville (29-22) took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning when Krystle Johnson knocked a two-run homer over the left-field fence on a 3-2 count. Johnson's shot scored Elaine Briscoe who had singled earlier in the inning.

  • TC downs Washington, North Laurel

    Taylor County High School's baseball team bounced back from a district loss to Marion County and upended Washington County and North Laurel.

    The Cardinals fell to the Knights 6-3 on May 1 despite two-hit games from Joel Hardesty and Matt Burress and run-scoring doubles by Shane Morris and Jordan Drury.

    Chance Walls and Chase Roution had one hit apiece.

    Taylor County used some late-inning heroics to best Washington County 5-2 on Monday.

  • CHS' Milby inks with Lindsey

    Campbellsville High School shortstop Blake Milby signed on Friday to continue his baseball career at Lindsey Wilson College.

    "It just seemed like the right fit for me," Milby said after casting his lot with the Blue Raiders.

    "I'll need to get used to the college pitching," Milby answered when asked what adjustments he would need to make.

    Milby, who also considered Campbellsville University and St. Catharine College, plans to major in education with a future goal to teach and coach.

  • Woman of the Year

    Anne Fraim was named the 2008 Central Kentucky News-Journal Taylor County Woman of the Year. Fraim, above, laughs with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Arvin Pike, during a reception in her honor on Thursday afternoon.

  • Truck drives into store window

    Firefighters rope off a section of Main Street after a pickup drove into a storefront window Friday afternoon. The impact shattered the glass storefront of Murphy Sleep Center. No one was injured.

  • Property transfers for May 12

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

    Scott T. and Deborah I. Iaggi of Hodgenville Road in Campbellsville to Timothy E. Greenwill of Davis Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land near KY 210, 3.7640 acres, $13,975.

    Mindy Cartwright of North Central Avenue in Campbellsville to Joshua D. and Stephanie M. Beard of Gowdy Street in Campbellsville, two tracts of land containing Lots 1-5 of the Lyon Addition, $85,000.

  • CU graduates 323 students

    Gen. James T. Conway, commandant of the United States Marine Corps, urged Campbellsville University's graduates to expect the unexpected, be bold and daring and to take care of others before self as he spoke to the 212 students receiving undergraduate degrees during commencement May 10 at Finley Stadium.

    A total of 323 students received academic degrees upon completion of all graduation requirements during two commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday, May 9-10. There were 111 master's degrees conferred May 9, and 212 undergraduate degrees conferred May 10.