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Today's News

  • Wording changes on alcohol question

    Voters within the City limits will see a slightly different alcohol question when they go to the polls on May 20.

    A portion of the question requiring that any alcohol sold be served in conjunction with a meal was omitted from circulated petitions and news reports on the issue.

    Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney said he was unaware of the stipulation until he spoke with County Attorney Craig Cox recently.

    "This was the first time this question was asked in Kentucky and we all missed it," Carney said.

  • CES first graders honored with math award

    Campbellsville Elementary students Blake Allen, Nina Bridgewater, Trayjan Bradley and Sidney Burks recently received a Math Award for excellence in math. They are first-graders.

  • Grace Notes: Change of heart

    The headline caught my attention: 'I was given a young man's heart - and started craving beer and Kentucky Fried Chicken.'

    Claire Sylvia, a 47-year-old woman who lives somewhere in the UK, had a heart and lung transplant in 1988, receiving the organs from an 18-year-old boy who had been killed in a motorcycle accident.

    Shortly after the surgery she noticed she had acquired the characteristics and cravings of the donor. She wanted a beer, she told a reporter who had come to the hospital to interview her. (She didn't like beer before the surgery.)

  • Garage destroyed by fire

    A late-night fire destroyed a garage Monday in Black Gnat just at the Taylor/Green county line.

    According to a press release from the Greensburg/Green County Fire & Rescue, firefighters responded to a garage fire at 400 Black Gnat Road at 8:53 p.m. Firefighters discovered a fire in the attic of Andy Perkins' two-car garage. The garage was not attached to a home. The attic suffered extensive damage.

    Firefighters believe that the fire may have started outside and spread to the garage.

  • TRH names spring ambassadors

    Mike Haliday has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for Spring 2008. Other nominees were: LaDonna Durham and Tammy Warren.

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

  • Property transfers for May 8

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

    William B. and Wanda K. Moran of Steeplechase Drive in Campbellsville to Gregory T. and Janice Altman of Blue Ridge Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land near Cainwood Subdivision, 14.81 acres, $75,000.

    Robertson Real Estate Inc. of High Point Crossing in Campbellsville to Joseph D. Sweeney of Quarry Loop in New Haven, a tract of land on the northeast side of Friendship Road, 0.5 acre, $14,500.

  • Public record for May 8

    Traffic

    Kenneth Agee, 20, of Taylor Boulevard in Campbellsville, license to be in possession, proof filed, dismissed.

    Thomas D. Boisvert II, 45, of Marbado Court in Louisville, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $148.

    John William Brown II, 31, of Pinnacle Point in Somerset, driving too fast for traffic conditions, dismissed; reckless driving, amended to careless driving, $168, state traffic school.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 7, 1998

    Gov. Paul Patton has proclaimed this week (May 3-9) Community Readership Week.

    Jessie O. Underwood celebrated her 86th birthday with her family at Medco Center on April 27.

    Suzie Lynne Pike was the overnight guest of Anne and Paul Fraim of Campbellsville last Wednesday.

    Quenton Ford celebrated his fourth birthday recently at Little People Day Care & Learning Center. He is the son of Trent and Trina Ford of Campbellsville.

  • Central Kentucky Arts Series

    A crowd of about 40 came out Saturday evening to hear renowned saxophonist Ashu perform for the Central Kentucky Art Series' final event of the season.

    Ashu has toured as a concert soloist with symphony orchestras throughout the world.

    "Everyone I spoke with afterward was very pleased with Ashu and they were also disappointed with the small turnout," said CKAS member Carole Krieter.

    "Ashu said it didn't bother him that there were so few people as long as the crowd enjoyed him, that was all that mattered."

  • Rash named Transylvania admissions assistant

    Taylor County High School graduate and Transylvania University sophomore Cory Rash has been named an admissions assistant for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Admissions assistants represent the admissions office and Transylvania in an official capacity at on- and off-campus events, give campus tours and host prospective students.