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Today's News

  • City Schools to offer Summer Food Service Program

    Campbellsville Independent School District is once again participating in the Kentucky Summer Food Service Program.

    All meals are free to children under the age of 19.

    Meals will be served in the Campbellsville Middle School cafeteria on Monday through Friday, June 2-27. Breakfast will be from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m., and lunch will be from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

    Adult meals will be available for breakfast, $1.25; and lunch, $2.50.

    The cafeteria can also arrange meals for groups of children attending church activities, camps or nonprofit community programs.

  • Wilson-Smith

    Trena Gayle Wilson and Jamie Russell Smith, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Friday, June 6.

    Wilson is the daughter of Roger and Judy Wilson of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are LaQuita Hunt of Campbellsville and the late Carl Hunt and Ralph and Edna Wilson.

    She is a 2000 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at AT&T Wireless in Campbellsville.

  • Budget cuts hit schools

    Parents, brace yourselves. State budget cuts are already slicing deep, and it's going to take a lot more than a few stitches to repair the wounds.

    This fall, your children will be affected.

    Schools across Kentucky are being required to slash their budgets. And that means fewer teachers and educational programs for our students.

  • Council seeking parent representative

    Campbellsville High School is seeking parent representatives for its 2008-2009 site-based decision making council.

    Nominations for parent representatives for the council are currently being accepted at the high school any school day from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Voting will take place at CHS on Wednesday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the high school.

  • WIC releases new guidelines

    WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children) is a national program that helps low-income families meet nutritional needs.

    WIC provides supplemental foods, health care referrals and nutrition education at no cost to low-income pregnant woman and new mothers, infants and children up to five years of age who are found to be at nutritional risk.

    Proper nutrition along with appropriate health services helps maintain health and promotes normal growth and development.

  • Public record for May 15

    Traffic

    Stephanie Williams, 22, of Rachel Crossover in Stanford, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof filed, dismissed.

    Willie C. Bland, 30, of Irvin Cobb Drive in Paducah, no/expired registration plates, failure to wear seat belts, dismissed; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, $648, $400 probated.

  • Diabetes classes offered in May

    Diabetes is a serious problem but research shows that controlling diabetes makes a huge difference.

    If you think you have diabetes, are at risk for diabetes, or have a family member who has been diagnosed, take the opportunity to become aware of this chronic disease.

    The Lake Cumberland District Health Department will host a free comprehensive diabetes class offered during the month of May.

    Classes will be on Wednesdays, from 1 to 3 p.m. The last class date is May 28 at the Taylor County Health Department.

  • TRH to host arthritis program

    Arthritis is a condition that affects 70 million Americans every day. Living with this condition alters nearly every activity in a person's daily life.

    Normal things like sitting, standing, walking and even driving all have an increased level of pain associated with arthritis.

    There is not a cure for arthritis, but there are plenty of therapies and exercises that help in easing the pain. Recent research has further advanced the knowledge on treating this chronic condition.

  • Evans creates ag service event

    About 40 students from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture recently participated in the first Ag 180: Turning Students into Leaders through Service.

    Samuel Evans of Taylor County, a student government senator for the UK College of Agriculture, said he created the service event to compliment the Ag Bash, which draws many agriculture students out each fall.

    "This is definitely one of the coolest things I've ever done - organize this event from the ground up," said Evans, an agriculture education junior.

  • Rental housing program receives funding boost

    USDA Rural Development's Rural Rental Housing program has received more than $100 million in funding.

    The funds will help rehabilitate affordable rental housing in rural communities.

    Rural Development and mortgage lender Ginnie Mae partnered in 2005. Rural Development loans are guaranteed by Ginnie Mae and then sold to private investors.

    Since the rental housing program began in 1999, about $270 million has been used to renovate more than 10,000 housing units.