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Today's News

  • Technology students compete at state

    Students from Taylor County Schools participated in the 2008 Student Technology Leadership Program's State Competition May 6-7 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    Students from Taylor County High School and Taylor County Elementary School placed in the "Best of Group."

    TCHS senior Trevor McWhorter won second place in the digital school publication division.

    Taylor County High School students Zach Cox and Josh Sullivan and Marion County High School student Jamie Evans won the International ThinkQuest Award.

  • EDA asks for cooperation from tourism group

    A committee has been formed to help build coordination between local economic development and tourism entities.

    Mark Johnson, chair of the Taylor County Economic Development Authority, addressed magistrates at Tuesday night's regular Fiscal Court meeting about the relationship between the Economic Development Authority and the Taylor County Tourist Commission.

    Johnson told magistrates that the EDA works well with the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce, Fiscal Court and the members of the Campbellsville County Council.

  • CU releases academic honors' list for spring

    Ashley Zsedenyi

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors' list for the spring 2008 semester.

  • Lewis & Lewis coming to Fairview Baptist

    Singing/songwriting duo Lewis & Lewis from Nashville, Tenn. will be performing their hit song "Come On Down To The Farm" on Saturday, July 19 at Fairview Baptist Church in Mannsville.

    The concert begins at 7 p.m.

    Although it has been one of the most requested songs on the King of Kings Radio network in Somerset, the song was shunned by many stations because of its controversial view of same-sex marriage. Many stations have since added it to their play-lists after the success of the couple's humorous music video posted on the Internet.

  • Lobb-Wilhoit

    Kelly Jo Lobb and Jeremy Douglas Wilhoit, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 12.

    Lobb is the daughter of Mike Lobb of Summersville and Debbie Skaggs of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Dennis Lobb of Summersville, Martha Boggs of Jackson, Ky., and Otha and Rosa Skaggs of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Green County High School.

    Wilhoit is the son of Doug and Connie Wilhoit of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Mary Murphy of Campbellsville and Odell and Sue Warren of Mt. Sherman.

  • Birth Announcements

    Robert Corey and Miranda Zottman of Lebanon announce the birth of a son, John Davidson Zottman, at 3:22 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

    Grandparents are Larry and Debbie Gilpin of Campbellsville and Thomas and Bobbie Zottman of Lebanon.

    Great-grandparents are Lewis "Sie" and Jenetta Parrish and Bobby and Peggy Gilpin, all of Campbellsville.

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  • College to host women's retreat

    Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro will host Kentucky's Retreat for Women Writers on July 25-28.

    The event is open to women age 18 and up and is designed for both the experienced and beginning writer with the intention of providing intellectually stimulating activities that will inspire future writing.

    Participants will spend two days and three evenings with the retreat faculty and a community of fellow writers.

  • Newborn arrives two days before scheduled opening of Rosary Hospital in 1948

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 9, 1998

    Brandon DeShawn Allen of Louisville received a bachelor of science degree on Sunday, May 31 from Centre College in Danville, Ky.

    Kyle Godsey has been named a United States National Award winner in physical education.

    The Taylor County High Future Farmers of America Chapter attended a week of camp at FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardensburg, Ky.

    The annual Kilby family and friends reunion was Saturday, June 27 at Salem Baptist Church.

  • Local man part of effort to support flood relief

    Co-captains Justin Robinette of Taylor County and Stephen Corbin of Adair County are the area contact persons for "Operation Blessing Indiana Flood Relief."

    Operation Blessing relief crews have been chosen to coordinate and manage all flood relief and recovery volunteers for Terre Haute, Ind.

    Corbin and Robinette are accepting monetary donations to send to flood victims in Terre Haute. The community is in need of money to buy storage pods to store personal belongings and to buy supplies to rebuild their homes.

  • Property transfers for July 10

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

    Debra Lynn and Timmy Rucker of Bardstown Trail in Waddy, Ky., Joey Lewis Greer of Pine Street in Campbellsville and James and Stephanie Thompson of Woods Road in Elizabethtown to Lewis Thompson of Campbellsville, Lot 15 of the Milby Subdivision, $10,000.