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Today's News

  • Democratic senate candidates debate

    The leading Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate in next Tuesday's Primary differed on the Iraq war and a proposed gas-tax holiday in a 90-minute debate on Kentucky Educational Television Monday night.

    Asked what the nation should do to bring a successful end to its military presence in Iraq, political newcomer Greg Fischer initially voiced more urgency than Bruce Lunsford, a fellow Louisville businessman.

  • Trike-A-Thon is tomorrow

    A trike-a-thon to raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will be tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church's Imani Center.

    The fundraiser is sponsored by First Hope Child Developmental Center.

    Funds collected will help St. Jude in its ongoing fight against childhood catastrophic diseases.

    A trike-a-thon is designed to expose pre-schoolers to using riding toys safely. It also involves parents in safe behavior practices to help ensure their child's well being.

  • Birth Announcements

    Gerald and Shaun Scott of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Layton Thomas, at 3:35 p.m. on Monday, April 14 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Denny and Rita Hedgespeth of Campbellsville, Susan Rainwater of Owensboro and Jerry and Joyce Scott of Greensburg.

    Great-grandparents are Vontress and Gladys Jones and J.D. Rainwater, all of Campbellsville, and Elizabeth Edmonds of Greensburg.

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  • Kids Outdoor Day sponsors sought

    The organizers and volunteers of Kids Outdoor Day would like to extend the opportunity to the local and national business community to become an event sponsor.

    Kids Outdoor Day is a fun filled day of outdoor activities for children of all ages to participate in, such as archery, boating, fishing, shooting sports, game calling, outdoor education and much more.

    This year's event is set for Saturday, June 7 at Green River Lake State Park and Camp Kentahten.

  • CKMTA students present duet recital

    Central Kentucky Music Teachers Association hosted a duet recital on April 12 at Campbellsville University's Gheens Recital Hall. The participants were Carla Farias, Chin-Yu Hsu, Chia-Ying Huang, Ying-Huei Ting, Ashley Denise Wilson, Joel Bryan Tiotuico, April Massengale, Aryn Massengale, Katelyn McMahan, Caroline McMahan, Laura Lamb, Blair Lamb, Murphy Lamb, Jilly Bruns, Brooke Kearney, Kensi Moore, Stewart Graham, Lizzy Cox, Belinda Cheng, Millie RonKainen, Leslie Pike, Erin Mattingly, Aaron Boone and Gavin Cheng.

  • Relay for Life horse ride is May 18

    A Relay for Life horse ride will be Sunday, May 18 at Mike and Monica Henning's farm on Bald Knob Road in Lebanon.

    Food and drinks will be available and door prizes will be given away. The ride starts at noon.

    For more information, call (270) 692-2076 or (270) 692-4677.

  • TRH Relay team works Derby fundraiser

    Taylor Regional Hospital's Relay for Life team went to the Kentucky Derby to work and raise money for the team. Pictured are, from left, front: Jean Williams, Leslie Lamer, Cindy Biggs, Lisa Cave, Stephany Cole, Karen Withers and Pam Ewing. Back: Rick Collins, Christena Cox, Jeremy Baker, Philip Baker, Sam Hedgespeth, Connie Warrner, Crystal Hedgespeth and Dr. Jimmy Ewing.

  • Cracraft Kids Corner

    Sawyer Glenn Cracraft is the son of Christopher and Angela Cracraft. He was born Feb. 8 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Jarvis Agee and Vivian Hawkins, both of Campbellsville, and Garry and Jennifer Cracraft of Cynthiana. Great-grandparents are Bonnie Robison of Campbellsville, Harry and Anna Cracraft of Mt. Olivet, Vivian Pollard of Cynthiana and the late Wigg Robison, James and Lena Agee and Charles "Pepsi" Pollard.

  • TCES Honor Roll

    Taylor County Elementary School has released its honor roll for the fifth six-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Fourth grade

  • McMahan-Chewning

    Stephanie McMahan and Jordan Chewning, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 31.

    McMahan is the daughter of Keith and Marilyn McMahan of Campbellsville. Her grandmother is Margaret McMahan of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2007 graduate of St. Catharine College. McMahan is employed as a registered nurse at Taylor Regional Hospital.