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Today's News

  • CU professor appointed to state conservation board

    Richard K. Kessler, a Campbellsville University professor, has been appointed to the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund Board by Gov. Steve Beshear.

    Kessler will represent the Kentucky Academy of Science. He will serve for a term expiring July 15, 2011.

    Established in 1994, the Heritage Land Conservation Fund provides money for preserving and conserving natural areas that possess unique features such as habitats for rate and endangered species, areas important to migratory birds and areas preserved for public or educational use.

  • Property transfers for Aug. 21

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

    Carl A. Nelson Trust, Susan Kilby, trustee, of Nelson Road in Campbellsville to Kevin Lee Veatch, one-half undivided interest, and Matthew Ryan Veatch, by and through Faye Veatch, guardian, one-half undivided interest, of Smith Chapel Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the west side of Smith Chapel Road, 0.09 acre, $385.

  • Starting school in late August is a win-win for all

    The cost of goods rose more than expected in July. Families are feeling the pinch as the cost of food, energy and clothing is going up and salaries are staying the same. Taxpayers cannot bear a heavier load in order to give the schools the added increase they need to operate - especially when our schools are not being fiscally responsible with the resources they already have.

  • Milestones Forms
  • Lamb named merit finalist

    Laura Lamb competed in the 2008 Pre-Teen Kentucky Scholarship and Recognition Program on Aug. 1-3 in Lexington. She was the junior division talent competition winner and also a merit finalist.

    Lamb performed a piano solo titled "Watch My Fingers Rock."

    She has qualified to compete in the Pre-Teen America Program, which will take place in Baton Rouge, La. in July 2009.

    Lamb is the 9-year-old daughter of Tammy Lamb and Doug Lamb, both of Campbellsville, and the granddaughter of Dolly Harris of Campbellsville and Frances Lamb of Paint Lick.

  • Campbellsville native is The Animal Doctor

    Northwest Herald

    CARY, ILL - The clinic's five resident cats may have changed addresses, but they clearly are at home with The Animal Doctor.

    They claimed as their own the area that was to be the employee lounge - a sun-soaked, second-floor vantage point overlooking the pond in Jaycee Park. T.A.D. - the group's dean and business' namesake - was abandoned in 1996. Forrest, who had surgery at 6 weeks old to remove restrictive tissue in his esophagus, is the youngster.

  • Lindsey to offer select classes to area senior citizens

    Lindsey Wilson College is offering six classes to area senior citizens at an unbeatable price - free.

    As part of Lindsey Wilson's Senior Scholars Program, area residents age 62 and over can audit one of six fall classes at no tuition expense.

    Classes offered in this fall's senior scholars program include geography, marriage and the family, New Testament, Old Testament, women's studies and world civilization.

  • KCS hosts back-to-school pool party

    Kentucky Christian School celebrated its first day back to school with a party at Campbellsville City Pool. More than 175 KCS students and family members attended.

  • Lewis-Coomer

    Diane Lewis and Jonathan Coomer were married on April 12 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.

    The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Doreen Lewis of Elmsdale, Prince Edward Island. She is a 2005 graduate of Apostolic Christian Academy.

    The groom is the son of Robert and Betty Coomer of Campbellsville. He is a 2003 graduate of Taylor County High School.

    A reception will take place on Saturday, Sept. 6, beginning at 2 p.m., at Campbellsville Christian Church.

    The newlyweds are making their home in Campbellsville.

  • Jail will hire more than 20

    More than 20 employees will soon be hired and begin training to prepare for the opening of the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Jailer Rick Benningfield addressed magistrates at last week's Fiscal Court meeting about the need to begin training jail employees.

    Benningfield said the jail is expected to be finished by the end of next month, and Department of Corrections officials have told him that officers need to begin training as soon as possible.