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Today's News

  • Kids Outdoor Day on Saturday at Green River Lake

    One whole day of outdoor fun, fun, fun is coming up on Saturday at the Green River Lake State Park and Camp Kentahten in Campbellsville.

    The 2008 Kids' Outdoor Day is hosted by the local chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), and there is an endless amount of things for children to do! Numerous, exciting, entertaining, fun filled outdoor activities for children of all ages are available to participate in including: game calling, fishing, trap shooting, boating safety, .22 rifle shooting, archery, canoeing, tomahawk throwing, inflatables, karate, and air rifles.

  • Southern Legacy in concert June 29 at Saloma

    Saloma Baptist Church will host a gospel concert on Sunday, June 29 at 6 p.m. with Southern Legacy.

    A potluck meal and fellowship hour precedes the concert at 5 p.m.

    Everyone is invited.

  • Lebanon man injured in motorcycle crash

    A Lebanon man was released from University of Louisville Hospital two days after crashing his motorcycle in Campbellsville.

    According to a Campbellsville Police Report, Josh Rowley, 20, was driving his 2006 Suzuki sport bike east on KY 210 when he lost control and struck a guardrail near the entrance to Forest Hills Drive. The crash occurred at 2:50 p.m.

    Rowley was flown from the scene by Air Evac.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Ben Riggs investigated.

  • Two injured in motorcycle collision

    Two people were injured in a motorcycle collision on Saturday on Sportsman Lake Road.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Walsh, Woodrow Kolin Knox, 42, of Westport Road in Elizabethtown was operating a 1997 Harley Davidson northbound on Sportsman Lake Road at about 1:15 p.m.

    The report states Knox lost control of the motorcycle. Knox and passenger Lorrie Ann Mardis, 38, were transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel and treated for various cuts and released.

  • Mr. and Miss Campbellsville University named

    Rachel Crenshaw

    Campbellsville University

    Trent Elliott Creason of Campbellsville and Heather Marie Campbell of Graysville, Pa., were honored as Mr. and Miss Campbellsville University 2008 at Honors and Awards Day recently in Ransdell Chapel.

  • Ann's Dance to offer free reading help for local adults

    Beverly Sullivan has clear memories of her childhood, when her mother used to read Janice Holt Giles books to the family. The experience was not only entertaining for Sullivan, it also instilled in her a love of reading and spawned a career in education.

    The fact that some of Kentucky's older residents can't pass along such a tradition disturbs Sullivan.

    Forty percent - 1 million - of Kentucky's working population cannot read at all or have very limited to moderate reading ability.

  • Campbellsville Christian will celebrate new babies on Sunday

    Campbellsville Christian Church will celebrate "Baby Day" during the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, June 1.

    Babies less than 1-year-old will be introduced and presented a gift.

    "Righteous Acts," the Campbellsville Christian Church Youth Drama Team, will present the evening program on June 1 at 6:30 in the sanctuary.

    "Righteous Acts" is made up of 15 middle and high school students under the direction of Cari Gaddie.

    The program is free.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 28, 1998

    Bluford and Callie Davis of Campbellsville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 31.

    Matt Wise was the winning designer of the Mannsville School KIRIS "Blow Out" T-shirt.

    Navy Seaman Brandon N. Noel recently reported for duty with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Five, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

    Taylor County finished third in the girls' competition and fourth in boys' at the Class AA Region 4 Track and Field meet in Williamsburg on Friday.

  • In Memory

    More than 150 people gathered Monday to remember the 64 men whose names are engraved on the Taylor County War Memorial. The Memorial Day service also paid tribute to those who have served and are presently serving our nation as members of the armed services.

    "We're here today to remember those who have given so much for their country," said Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen.

    "It's a proud day to gather here to honor the dead," said Bob Rotchi, past ceremony chair. "It's unfortunate that the people on this monument can't be here today to say 'Thank you.'"

  • Property transfers for May 29

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

    Joan Webb of Eunice Drive in Campbellsville to Lisa Kay Bridgewater of Roberta Court in Campbellsville and Daniel Joseph Webb of North Otter Creek in Campbellsville, Lot 2 of the Elan Sapp Subdivision and a tract of land in Taylor County, 0.17 acre, love and affection, fair market value $91,000.

    John A. and Mary A. Graves of Indianapolis, Ind. to Jeff and Renee Gribbins of Raikes Hill Road in Elk Horn, Lot 15 of the Frank Knifley Farm Division, $10,000.