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Today's News

  • Summer fun

    From bouncing to bubble blowing, dozens of children celebrated the end of the Summer Reading Program at Taylor County Public Library on Monday.

    Kids enjoyed a bounce house, a giant slide, jousting, bubbles, face painting and more at the party, which took place at Veterans Memorial Park.

    Themed "Catch the Reading Bug," this year's Summer Reading Program was designed with families in mind, according to Bonnie Webster, library programmer.

  • We learned from the very best

    "An all-around newspaper man should be able to write a poem, weigh corn, discuss the tariff, umpire a ballgame, preach the Gospel, beat a lawyer, report a wedding, saw wood, describe a fire, make a dollar do the work of ten, shine at a soiree, address a horticultural society, measure calico, abuse the liquor habit, test whiskey, subscribe to charity, go without meals, attack free silver, defend bimetallism, sneer at snobbery, wear diamonds, invent advertisements, overlook scandal, praise prize babies, delight pumpkin raisers, administer to the afflicted, heal the disgruntled, fight to t

  • Ball Kids Corner

    Hayden, 5 months, and Madison Ball, 3, are the children of Trey and April Ball of Campbellsville. Their grandparents are Dubby and Denise Ball of Campbellsville and Boyd and Jackie Curry of Greensburg. Great-grandparents are Jean Payton and Sissy Ball, both of Campbellsville.

  • TRH to host free diabetes course July 14

    If you could be free from shots for your diabetes, wouldn't you want to be?

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host a free class on insulin pump therapy on Monday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Taylor Regional Hospital meeting room.

    The class will be presented by RN Judy Harrison who will explain the benefits of insulin pump therapy, answer questions and give an insulin pump demonstration.

    To register for the course, call (800) 280-7801 Ext. 10808 or visit www.sayyestopumping.com by July 7.

  • Public record for July 3

    Traffic

    Eric Shane Luttrell, 33, of Canoe Creek Road in Liberty, driving on a suspended/revoked operator's license, $252; speeding, dismissed.

    Donna Martin, 21, of Handley Avenue in Campbellsville, driving with an expired operator's license, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    William F. Mattingly, 32, of St. Matthews Cemetery Road in Finley, failure to wear seat belts, license to be in possession, dismissed; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, $638, $400 probated, defendant now has insurance.

  • Center for Education releases school calendar

    Campbellsville Christian Church Center for Education has released its calendar for the 2008-2009 school year.

    The church is located at 302 Lebanon Ave.

    Classes include: Glow Worms (3-year-olds); pre-kindergarten (4-year-olds); and kindergarten.

    Aug. 4 - Opening day for all staff.

    Aug. 5 - First day for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students.

    Aug. 11 - First day for Monday/Tuesday Glow Worms.

    Aug. 13 - First day for Wednesday/Thursday Glow Worms.

    Sept. 1 - No school. Labor Day holiday.

  • Central Kentucky violin students perform recital

    On June 1, Central Kentucky violin students, ages 5 to 16, performed for parents, relatives and friends in a recital at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The students, who are from Taylor, Green, Adair, Casey, Pulaski and Cumberland counties, played a variety of pieces from Baroque by Telemann and Bach to blues and novelty pieces by Phillips and Kroll.

    Also featured on the program were solos and string ensemble pieces, including a medley of hymns, ending with the well-known "Amazing Grace." Highlights of the program can be seen at www.youtube.com/drnoelrd.

  • Wise, Jones honored with wedding shower

    Hannah Wise and Weston Jones were honored with a wedding shower on April 26 at Feathersburg Church of God. Pictured are, from left, Monteen Mings, the bride's great-grandmother; Wanda Carroll, the bride's grandmother; Carla Milsap, the bride's mother; Hannah and Weston; Karen Jones, the groom's mother; and Leanna Burress, hostess.

  • Pruitt

    William R. and Carolyn Callison Pruitt of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th anniversary tomorrow.

    The Pruitts were married on July 4, 1958, in Campbellsville.

    They have one son and two daughters-in-law, Bruce and Jennifer Pruitt of Radcliff and Shanti Pruitt of Indianapolis, Ind. The couple also had another son, the late Randall Pruitt.

    The couple also has two grandchildren, Sarah Pruitt and Matthew Pruitt, both of Indianapolis.

    They will be celebrating with family.

  • Firefighters respond to house fire twice

    An evening house fire had firefighters responding twice.

    Greensburg/Green County Fire & Rescue responded to a house fire on East Meadow Creek Road in Taylor County at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 28. Taylor County Volunteer Fire Department and Green County EMS also responded.

    The home, which suffered extensive damage, is owned by Frankie McNear. No injuries were reported.

    When firefighters arrived, smoke and flames were visible from the home.

    Both fire departments were called back to the scene at 4:09 a.m. because the fire rekindled.