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Today's News

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 25, 1998

    The Campbellsville High School Dance Team had its third annual summer dance clinic June 15-19 at CHS.

    The David Allen Chapter, National Service Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated Flag Day on June 14 with a luncheon at the Candlestick Restaurant.

    Army Pvt. Benjamin L. Houk II has entered basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    Jeremy Taylor has been named a United States National Award winner in physical education.

  • Graves named Student of Excellence

    The Campbellsville Local Youth Networking Center - or LYNC - has recognized Whitney Graves as a Student of Excellence.

    Daughter of Randall and Teriea Graves of Campbellsville, she is a 2006 graduate of Taylor County High School.

    While at LYNC, Graves earned her CNA, KEC and became certified in CPR. After completing two years at the University of Louisville, Graves has transferred to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College where she will continue to pursue her nursing degree.

  • Caldwell earns medical degree

    Brian Thomas Caldwell graduated on June 6 from The Chicago Medical School with a doctor of medicine degree.

    Caldwell was also inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

    He will begin his residency in surgery at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Ore., in late June.

    Caldwell is a 1994 graduate of Taylor County High School, a 1999 graduate of Transylvania University and holds a master's degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago.

    He is the son of Tom and Julie Caldwell of Campbellsville.

  • Community baby shower is July 15

    The 10th annual community baby shower is scheduled for Tuesday, July 15.

    The event will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Taylor County Elementary School cafeteria.

    The shower is for expectant and new mothers of babies younger than 4 months. Each may bring one guest.

    Those wishing to attend should pre-register by calling 465-3978, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Space is limited and the event is open to Taylor County residents only.

  • Taylor County Middle hosts eighth-grade celebration

    Taylor County Middle School hosted its Eighth Grade Graduation and Awards Ceremony on May 28. Students were addressed by TCHS valedictorian Taylor Cox.

    Matthew Hart, son of Scott and Cynthia Hart, was presented with the Outstanding Eighth Grader Award. The Outstanding Eighth Grader Award is based on academic merit, participation in extracurricular activities, attitude and good citizenship qualities.

  • Ferrellgas nominated for national award

    Ferrellgas Partners L.P., one of the nation's largest propane distributors (with an office in Campbellsville), was recently nominated for the 2008 Employer Support Freedom Award.

    The award is given annually by the U.S. Secretary of Defense National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve to honor American employers of National Guard or Reserve members for their exceptional support above the requirements of federal law.

  • Baskin-Robbins

    Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty stores, opened its newest store recently at 545 Campbellsville Bypass. New franchisee Anna Humphress had a grand opening/ribbon cutting event on Thursday, June 12.

    Humphress is shown with her staff and Chamber friends.

  • Reception for CKNJ publisher is Friday

    A reception for long-time News-Journal Publisher Richard RoBards is being given tomorrow afternoon at the CKNJ office, and members of the community are invited to attend.

    RoBards, 61, announced his retirement on May 27. His last day of work is June 30.

    The reception will be from 1 to 2 p.m.

    "It's been great to work for a company for a full 36-year career, doing something you love and with people and a community you enjoy," RoBards said. "I've been blessed beyond belief, really. I couldn't have asked for a better place to live, raise a family and work."

  • Last of five sentenced in crime ring case

    The last of five Campbellsville residents accused of operating a crime ring has been sentenced to probation for his crimes.

    The five were indicted by a Taylor County grand jury in February 2007.

    The charges stem from the December 2006 burglary of G&S Automotive Sales in which the defendants broke into a back window and stole a safe containing $3,500 in cash and a handgun.

    Indicted were:

    - Joseph Q. Seadler, 24, of 420 Kenny St.

    - Megan Michelle Wise, 20, of 403 Smith Ridge Road.

    - Timothy Wayne Crum, 28, also of 420 Kenny St.

  • CHS Class of 1958 reunion is July 5

    The Campbellsville High School Class of 1958 will have a 50-year reunion on Saturday, July 5 at the Community Center.

    For more information, call Sue Smith at 465-5339 or Randall Phillips at 465-5030.