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Today's News

  • Cole

    Milton and Nicki Cole celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 10.

    Mr. Cole, son of the late Alexander Stewart and Mattie Vance Cole, was born and raised in Campbellsville.

    He attended Campbellsville College and graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in business administration. He also served in the Merchant Marines.

    The couple met in Campbellsville and married in 1938.

    They now live in Sarasota, Fla. and have two daughters, Pam and Debbie.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Thursday, July 3 - Friendship Pike and Old Greensburg Road.

    Friday, July 4 - No route.

    Monday, July 7 - No route.

    Tuesday, July 8 - Speck Ridge.

    Wednesday, July 9 - Greenbriar, Windsor Gardens and Campbellsville Active Day Center.

    Thursday, July 10 - Forest Hills, Foxwood, Crescent Hill and Jackson Tower.

    Friday, July 11 - Stoner Creek.

    Monday, July 14 - Day cares, Campbellsville Baptist Church and Howell Street.

    Tuesday, July 15 - KY 210.

    Wednesday, July 16 - Meadowcreek and Hathaway Drive.

  • Somerset judge announces candidacy for Supreme Court seat

    Daniel J. Venters, a former chief circuit judge for the 28th Circuit, has announced his candidacy for the Kentucky Supreme Court's 3rd District.

    The 3rd District is comprised of 27 counties, including Taylor. The seat was recently vacated by Joseph Lambert, who resigned on June 27.

    The election to fill the vacant spot will be conducted during the November General Election.

    In a press release, Venters outlined his qualifications.

  • Summer fun

    From bouncing to bubble blowing, dozens of children celebrated the end of the Summer Reading Program at Taylor County Public Library on Monday.

    Kids enjoyed a bounce house, a giant slide, jousting, bubbles, face painting and more at the party, which took place at Veterans Memorial Park.

    Themed "Catch the Reading Bug," this year's Summer Reading Program was designed with families in mind, according to Bonnie Webster, library programmer.

  • We learned from the very best

    "An all-around newspaper man should be able to write a poem, weigh corn, discuss the tariff, umpire a ballgame, preach the Gospel, beat a lawyer, report a wedding, saw wood, describe a fire, make a dollar do the work of ten, shine at a soiree, address a horticultural society, measure calico, abuse the liquor habit, test whiskey, subscribe to charity, go without meals, attack free silver, defend bimetallism, sneer at snobbery, wear diamonds, invent advertisements, overlook scandal, praise prize babies, delight pumpkin raisers, administer to the afflicted, heal the disgruntled, fight to t

  • Ball Kids Corner

    Hayden, 5 months, and Madison Ball, 3, are the children of Trey and April Ball of Campbellsville. Their grandparents are Dubby and Denise Ball of Campbellsville and Boyd and Jackie Curry of Greensburg. Great-grandparents are Jean Payton and Sissy Ball, both of Campbellsville.

  • TRH to host free diabetes course July 14

    If you could be free from shots for your diabetes, wouldn't you want to be?

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host a free class on insulin pump therapy on Monday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Taylor Regional Hospital meeting room.

    The class will be presented by RN Judy Harrison who will explain the benefits of insulin pump therapy, answer questions and give an insulin pump demonstration.

    To register for the course, call (800) 280-7801 Ext. 10808 or visit www.sayyestopumping.com by July 7.

  • Public record for July 3

    Traffic

    Eric Shane Luttrell, 33, of Canoe Creek Road in Liberty, driving on a suspended/revoked operator's license, $252; speeding, dismissed.

    Donna Martin, 21, of Handley Avenue in Campbellsville, driving with an expired operator's license, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    William F. Mattingly, 32, of St. Matthews Cemetery Road in Finley, failure to wear seat belts, license to be in possession, dismissed; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, $638, $400 probated, defendant now has insurance.

  • Center for Education releases school calendar

    Campbellsville Christian Church Center for Education has released its calendar for the 2008-2009 school year.

    The church is located at 302 Lebanon Ave.

    Classes include: Glow Worms (3-year-olds); pre-kindergarten (4-year-olds); and kindergarten.

    Aug. 4 - Opening day for all staff.

    Aug. 5 - First day for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students.

    Aug. 11 - First day for Monday/Tuesday Glow Worms.

    Aug. 13 - First day for Wednesday/Thursday Glow Worms.

    Sept. 1 - No school. Labor Day holiday.

  • Central Kentucky violin students perform recital

    On June 1, Central Kentucky violin students, ages 5 to 16, performed for parents, relatives and friends in a recital at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The students, who are from Taylor, Green, Adair, Casey, Pulaski and Cumberland counties, played a variety of pieces from Baroque by Telemann and Bach to blues and novelty pieces by Phillips and Kroll.

    Also featured on the program were solos and string ensemble pieces, including a medley of hymns, ending with the well-known "Amazing Grace." Highlights of the program can be seen at www.youtube.com/drnoelrd.