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Today's News

  • A Blessing of the Hands

    It was a day that changed his life forever. He walked into Taylor Regional Hospital's emergency room suffering chest pains, nausea and other telltale signs of a heart attack.

    Frightened and in pain, Dan Durham admits he may not have been the best patient the morning of June 6, 2005. That didn't stop hospital staff from giving him the best of care.

  • Edward Jones is a 'best place to work'

    The financial services firm Edward Jones recently was named the No. 1 large-sized company on the "Best Places to Work in Kentucky" ranking, according to George Eon and Larry Bowen, financial advisers in Campbellsville.

    The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society of Human Resource Management teamed up with the Best Companies Group of Harrisburg, Pa., to rank the state's best employers. Fifty companies were named Best Places to Work in Kentucky, divided into small/medium- and large-company categories based on the number of people they employee in Kentucky.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for the week of April 14 are, from left, front: Weston Dickens, Shelby Ewing, Chelsey Doss, Danny Bray, Jennifer England, Andy Hunt and Griff Tucker. Middle: Chelsea Pike, Peter Hurtgen (pictured, not selected), Megan Sebastian, Rachael Wooley, Bronson Ingram, Jacob Wise, Jessie Whitlock and Sara Baldwin. Back: Kelsea McCoy, Aaron Daffron, Malcolm Richerson, Victoria Johnson and Keenan Bell.

  • Middle school hosting yard sale Saturday, May 10

    Taylor County Class of 2012 will be hosting a yard sale on Saturday.

    The yard sale will take place on the front lawn of Taylor County Middle School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with many miscellaneous items.

    All proceeds benefit the Taylor County eighth-grade celebration. Parents with items to donate should arrive at the school - with items already priced - before 9 a.m.

  • UPS gives to United Way

    On Friday, April 11, UPS of Campbellsville invited several local charities to its facility for a check presentation. Ann Mattingly from the Taylor County Resource Center, Sue Crabtree from the Campbellsville Resource and Youth Services Center, and Beck Martin from the Galilean Home in Liberty were some who were in attendance. Each year, UPS employees are given the opportunity to donate money to United Way and they are able to designate to the charities of their choice. These were a few that UPS employees donated to.

  • Rafferty wins printer

    Lee Anna Rafferty, director of the Campbellsville Development Center at Campbellsville Baptist Church, was the winner of the new Lexmark X6570 Wireless Printer donated by Purcell's Business Products for the Green River Showcase. Pictured in the photo, from left, are: Judy Cox, director of the Chamber of Commerce; Lee Anna Rafferty; and John Raganas, sales manager at Purcell's Business Products.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    May 12-16

    Monday _ Lasagna, tossed salad, potato rounds, Texas toast, fruit sherbet and milk.

    Tuesday _ Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, glazed carrots, fried apples, bread slice and milk.

    Wednesday _ Hamburger, pickles, onions, French fries, mandarin oranges, Elf Grahams and milk.

    Thursday _ Pizza, corn, baked chips, graham cracker, peaches and milk.

    Friday _ Corn dog, Cheetos, carrot sticks, Fruit Roll-Up, animal crackers, apple and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    May 12-16

  • CES Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students Ethan Lay, Dusty Claiborne, Myles Murrell, Alexius Barrett and Jaida Taylor were recognized at a Campbellsville Elementary Celebration Assembly as Writers of the Week for their respective grade levels.

  • Rowell new member of Kappa Tau Alpha

    Larry Rowell of Campbellsville has been invited to become a spring 2008 member of Kappa Tau Alpha National Society Honoring Scholarship in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    Juniors and seniors in journalism and mass communication who have achieved an exceptional standard of scholarship are qualified for membership in the Western Kentucky University chapter of KTA.

    Rowell's GPA identified him as one of the School of Journalism and Broadcasting's top students. He will receive a certificate, membership card and a pin engraved with the KTA emblem.

  • Finley man gets 18 years for manslaughter

    Russell Lee Wood Jr. pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter last month, and he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for that crime.

    Wood, 51, of 7765 St. Joe Road in Finley, was indicted for murder after he shot his mother, Ida Wood, in June of 2006.

    Wood pleaded guilty to the manslaughter charge with a note that he was mentally ill.

    Marion Circuit Judge Doughlas George sentenced Wood to 18 years at the Kentucky State Reformatory. Wood will be sent to the nursing wing of the prison because of his physical and mental condition, George wrote.