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Today's News

  • 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.

  • School Board approves construction bids, sells bonds

    Bids have been approved and bonds have been sold to finance the renovation project at Campbellsville High School.

    Campbellsville School Board members gave their approval to these items at a special meeting Tuesday at noon.

    First, Board members approved an about $4.3 million base construction bid along with a $3,000 interior signage bid to Isaac Tatum Construction Inc.

    Isaac Tatum's bid was the lowest the Board received out of three bids, with the other two bids coming from Mack Davis Construction and Martin Construction.

  • One injured in collision

    A Campbellsville man was injured Saturday in a one-vehicle collision on Friendship Pike.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's report filed by Deputy Lawrence Walsh, Bobby L. Pyles, 67, of Shreveport Drive was traveling westbound on Friendship Pike at 9 a.m.

    The report states Pyles ran off the roadway into a ditch and struck a culvert.

    Pyles was removed from the vehicle and transported to Taylor Regional Hospital suffering from head injuries and a possible stroke.

  • Burch earns Janice Holt Giles Award

    Morgan Lourrae Burch has been selected as the recipient of the Janice Holt Giles Award.

    This award is given annually to the young woman who is an outstanding junior student at Taylor County High School. The award is supported by the Giles Society and in addition to the recognition, the book, "Janice Holt Giles: A Writer's Life," is presented to the student.

    Burch was selected because she excels in writing, is interested in Kentucky history and geography, is an avid reader, is planning to further her education and is a valuable member of the community.

  • Will superdelegates fly?

    Kentucky's primary election is over, but the dust still hasn't settled.

    Shuffling through the vote counts the morning after the election was a somewhat disheartening experience for this reporter. Kentuckians came out in droves to vote, nearly doubling the pre-election turnout predictions. That's great, but that's not the problem.

    Hillary Clinton easily won the Kentucky Democratic presidential primary race. Barack Obama is claiming an overall victory. Clinton isn't conceding. The race, though the primaries are nearly over, is apparently still very much underway.

  • KCS students qualify for Duke program

    Six Kentucky Christian School fourth-graders qualified for the Duke Talent Identification Program. Each student scored at the 95th percentile or higher on the verbal or math section of the Stanford Achievement Test. Duke provides them with resources for unique educational opportunities. Pictured are, from left, front: Jilly Bruns, Korri Briggs and Danielle Dickens. Back: Jack Miller, Christian Pace and Payton Howard.

  • Relay for Life basketball tournament is Saturday

    A 3 on 3 basketball tournament to benefit Relay for Life is scheduled for Saturday at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    Registration is from 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. in the church's Christian Life Center. Entry fee is $40.

    To pre-register, call Kim McVay at 789-2265 or Nic at (270) 384-2265.