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Today's News

  • Gannon undergoing therapy

    Neely Nichole Gannon, the 4-year-old daughter of David and Beth Gannon of Pensacola, Fla., is currently undergoing therapy at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Md., where she had hip and leg surgery for a birth defect on April 1.

    She will be there until late July. Her address is: Neely Gannon, Room 108, Hackerman-Patz House, 2434 W. Belvedere Ave., Baltimore, Md. 21215.

    Neely's grandparents are Nolan and Rita Underwood of Campbellsville and Jack and Helen Gannon of Hickman, Ky.

  • Property transfers for June 19

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

    Clyde Randal and Wanda Keltner of Friendship Pike in Campbellsville to Andrea Lotter of Friendship Pike in Campbellsville, a tract of land in Taylor County, 7.9647 acres, a gift, fair market value $20,000.

  • The fairest of them all

    Summertime. The word alone conjures up visions of ice cream, fishing, swimming, picnics ... and county fairs.

    Kentucky is famous for its county fairs. And now that it's back in full swing, the Taylor County Fair continues to get bigger and better.

    This past Saturday marked the first events for this year's fair - the annual Taylor County Youth Horse Show and Tommie Johns Memorial Championship Horse Show. Tomorrow, fairgoers will start with dairy and goat shows, and Saturday features a beef show and - new this year - a corn hole tournament.

  • Warren celebrates birthday

    Ethan Jacob Warren celebrated his fourth birthday recently with family and friends. He is the son of Eric and Marsha Warren. His grandparents are John and Janet Deener and Greg and Sandra Warren. Great-grandparents are George and Pat Morris, Roy and Juanita Graham, Barbara Deener and Howard and Shirley Brewer. Pictured are, from left, front: Landon Robison, Ethan, Ali Herron and Chase Burton holding Reese Burton. Back: Eli Warren, Liam Cook, Morgan Bryant, Faith Gaddis and Josh Gaddis. Not pictured are Evan Bryant, Nathan Patterson and Noah Patterson.

  • Renovations begin at City Schools

    Staff Report

    Construction started this week on nearly $5 million in renovations planned at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

    At the June 9 meeting of the Campbellsville Independent School Board, District facilities manager Keith McMahan told Board members that construction was set to begin on June 16. There will be progress meetings on the third Tuesday of each month beginning in July, McMahan said, and Board members are encouraged to attend.

  • Dancing with Fair Stars is Monday

    Local celebrity couples will put on their dancing shoes and boogie for prize money on Monday evening.

    Q-104 and the Taylor County Fair will host Dancing with the Fair Stars at the fairground's grandstand.

    This year marks the second for the Dancing with the Fair Stars event. Some couples have polished up their routines and will be returning after competing last year, with new couples also in the competition mix.

  • CES Honor Roll

    Campbellsville Elementary has released its fourth-grade honor roll for the last nine weeks of school. Those students are:

    All A's - Andy Sabo, Amber Stagner, Samantha Netherland, Justice Gregory, Austin Hash, Alex Bailey, Heather Bailey, Kathryn Doss, Kenzie Murrell, Austin Chandler, Brooklyn Harris, Cody Garrett, Katherine LeFever, Jensen Martin and Micah Price.

  • CU awarded environmental grant

    Central Kentucky PRIDE and the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet recently awarded a 2008 Environmental Education Grant to Campbellsville University.

    The funds will be used to extend a walkway around a wetland at Clay Hill Memorial Forest.

    PRIDE and the Cabinet awarded 11 grants throughout the Second Congressional District. PRIDE promotes environmental projects throughout the District.

    For more information, call (270) 758-2152.

  • In the Garden

    Campbellsville Woman's Club had its annual Lawn & Garden Tour on Saturday. Eleven homes were a part of this year's tour.

  • Cafe Bonin opens

    Cafe Bonin opened March 3 at 128 E. Main St. Owners Jeff and Marlene Richardson hope to fulfill a niche for a new and different dining experience offering breakfast starting at 6:30 a.m. and an expanded lunch menu of freshly prepared soups, sandwiches and salads along with daily specials, all with a Cajun flare.

    The cafe's namesake is Marlene's mother who was a Louisiana Cajun. Special event booking along with on- and off-site catering is also available. Whole cakes, pies and assorted cookies can be pre-ordered.