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Today's News

  • Local students at CU receive more than $6.5 million in financial aid

    Ashley Zsedenyi

    Campbellsville University

    As high school students around the country begin the search for their college of choice, their parents are wondering how that education is going to be paid for.

    Financial records show that Campbellsville University students from Taylor County received $6,584,386 in financial aid this year, according to Chris Tolson, director of financial aid at CU.

    That figure includes institutional financial aid, endowed scholarships, state and federal financial aid, grants and student loans.

  • Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference

    The theme for the 2008 Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference focuses on the galaxy of stars that we have right here in Kentucky - 4-H Stars.

    The conference will take place at the University of Kentucky on June 9-12 and is open to all 4-H'ers who have graduated eighth grade through age 18.

    The conference will kick off picnic style with inflatable slides and obstacle courses to welcome youth to UK.

  • Woman charged with fourth DUI offense

    A Campbellsville woman has been charged with her fourth DUI offense after she was involved in a motor vehicle collision.

    Robin Raynor, 51, of 133 Cherwood Drive was cited Thursday, April 10 at 10:08 p.m.

    According to Raynor's citation, she had been involved in a motor vehicle collision and appeared confused when speaking to Kentucky State Police officers.

    The citation states Raynor had an open container of alcohol in her vehicle and told officers she may have passed out while driving.

  • Public record for April 21

    Small Claims Filed

    08-S-019, filed 3/24/08; CNS Quickcash of South Central Avenue in Campbellsville v. William B. Broyles III of Newton Lane in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on cash advance, $176.47 and court costs.

    08-S-020, filed 3/24/08; CNS Quickcash of South Central Avenue in Campbellsville v. Mary Kathy Chappel of Garnett Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on cash advance, $500 and $91 in court costs.

  • Registration deadline for next ACT exam is May 9

    The next ACT test administration for college-hopeful high school students is Saturday, June 14.

    Students who wish to take the exam on this date must register online or have their paper registrations postmarked by the end of the day May 9. The late registration postmark deadline is May 23. An additional $19 fee is required for late registration after May 9.

  • Deputies make arrest in trailer theft

    Taylor County Sheriff's deputies have found the flatbed trailer stolen from Taylor County High School.

    Willie Bland, 29, of 56 Anna Court in Campbellsville has been arrested and charged with the theft.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Allen Newton, Bland was charged with theft by unlawful talking more than $300.

    A report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Tom Finck stated that the theft was caught on the school's security video system.

  • 'The Squishiness of Things'

    Campbellsville University's Theater Department presented 'The Squishiness of Things' last week in the CU Theater. The children's play teaches that 'There is always a hair more to learn.' Dr. Hieronymus, above, portrayed by Chris Adkins, tries his best to learn "everything there is to know about everything."

  • Bethel Christian Academy enrolling students for fall

    Bethel Christian Academy is now enrolling students for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Bethel Christian Academy offers a faith-based academic program for children from age 2 1/2 to 5 years.

    Enrollment forms may be picked up at Bethel First Presbyterian Church, located at 502 E. Main St., or call 465-7091 for more information.

  • St. Jude benefit poker run is April 19

    A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital benefit poker run is set for Saturday, April 19 at Green River Plaza behind Burger King.

    The event is sponsored by the Bridge to Faith Motorcycle Club.

    By participating in the event, participants will help raise funds for children in the world who are stricken with diseases like cancer, AIDS and sickle cell anemia. Funds raised will help St. Jude in its ongoing fight against childhood cancer and other catastrophic diseases.

    Registration will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The entry fee is $10.

  • CU students to perform April 19-20

    "Just a Breeze to a Hurricane," an original contemporary musical production written by Campbellsville University senior composition major Matthew Hodge of Taylorsville, will be performed at 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 19 and at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 20 in The Gheens Recital Hall.

    "I'm going to college now!" opens the show and sets the stage for the production that follows the lives of a close-knit group of friends as they journey through college.