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Today's News

  • Property transfers for May 15

    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 through 5 of the Lyon Addition, $85,000.

  • CKMTA teachers present recital students

    Central Kentucky Music Teachers Association members who submitted students for the duet recital are Judith Davis, Carina Tiotuico, Beth Cochran, Suellen Shaw, Diana Aubrey and Dr. Wesley Roberts.

  • Heart of Kentucky youth festival is Saturday

    Children can learn discipline and the exciting and interesting aspects of martial arts at the Heart of Kentucky Youth Festival presented by John Cox Martial Arts.

    Hosted at Centre Square in downtown Lebanon, the festival will have slides and bouncers, a race car display, model airplanes, a karate photography studio, Stranger Danger classes, arts and crafts, martial arts demonstrations, four-wheeler safety exhibit, a rock wall climb, helicopter display, food and hot air balloon rides, weather permitting.

  • Liberty car show is May 24

    Downtown Liberty will come alive on Saturday, May 24 as it remembers the 1950s and 1960s through a classic car show, games, entertainment, food and music.

    Beginning at noon, a classic car show, sponsored by the Casey County Cruisers, will liven up the courthouse square until 5 p.m. Trophies and cash awards will be given for the best in several class divisions.

  • Reunion for USS America veterans is June 24-28

    The USS America Carrier Veterans Association will host its sixth bi-annual reunion to reunite the crew of the USS America on June 24-28.

    The reunion will be at the Crown Plaza Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla.

    Guests will include a representative from the office of the Secretary of the Navy and Miss America 2008 Kirsten Haglund.

    For more information, visit www.ussamerica.org or call (888) 391-CV66.

  • Public library celebrates National Library Week

    In celebration of National Library Week, the Story Hour children at Taylor County Public Library got to play with baby animals recently. Paul and Janet Hert brought their baby goat to the library while Bobby Phillips loaned some baby chickens and ducks.

  • Making history come alive

    History came alive Tuesday - with a bang.

    Eighth-grade students from Campbellsville and Taylor County schools learned about the Civil War from those dressed in period attire Tuesday at Tebbs Bend - the site of a Civil War battle.

    Several students "started" a battle by setting off a cannon after learning how the cannons were used during the Civil War.

    Local historian and author Betty Jane Gorin-Smith helped organize a reenactment, which was part of the 2008 Central Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trail, scheduled for May 10-18.

  • CES Walk-A-Thon Fitness Day is May 22

    Campbellsville Elementary School will host a Walk-A-Thon Fitness Day on Thursday, May 22 at 10 a.m. to raise money for handicapped accessible playground equipment.

    Students will ask for donations, which are due Wednesday, May 21.

    For more information, call Shirley Cox at 465-4561.

  • Democratic senate candidates debate

    The leading Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate in next Tuesday's Primary differed on the Iraq war and a proposed gas-tax holiday in a 90-minute debate on Kentucky Educational Television Monday night.

    Asked what the nation should do to bring a successful end to its military presence in Iraq, political newcomer Greg Fischer initially voiced more urgency than Bruce Lunsford, a fellow Louisville businessman.

  • Trike-A-Thon is tomorrow

    A trike-a-thon to raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will be tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church's Imani Center.

    The fundraiser is sponsored by First Hope Child Developmental Center.

    Funds collected will help St. Jude in its ongoing fight against childhood catastrophic diseases.

    A trike-a-thon is designed to expose pre-schoolers to using riding toys safely. It also involves parents in safe behavior practices to help ensure their child's well being.