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Today's News

  • Spalding celebrates third birthday

    Aubrey Kathryn Spalding celebrated her third birthday on May 7. She is the daughter of Karyn and Stacy Spalding of Springfield. Her grandparents are Doris and Tommy Spalding of Springfield and Janet and Lester Caulk of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Campbellsville.

  • Road to the future is paved with bumps

    This week and next mark the official end of childhood for area high school seniors. They'll be considered "grownups" now.

    Sure, they have the summer to look forward to ... sunny days at the lake, sleeping late, last flings with their friends, but, for many, the dog days of summer are the last of the carefree times.

    Adulthood is now staring them in the face.

  • Memorial Day ceremony is Monday

    The annual Memorial Day ceremony will be Monday at 1 p.m. at the Taylor County War Memorial.

    Several will speak at the event, including State Rep. Russ Mobley, R-Campbellsville, Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers, Master of Ceremonies Bill Perkins and past ceremony chair Bob Rotschi.

    The ceremony will feature the North Hardin High School JROTC Honor Guard as special guests.

    Laurie Mandi, publicity chair for American Legion Post 82, said the group is thrilled to get the North Hardin Honor Guard as a guest.

  • Fort Knox federal job opportunities hiring symposium open to Taylor County residents

    If you're interested in learning about future job opportunities at Fort Knox, whether you're qualified and how to apply, the Lincoln Trail Workforce Investment Board and One Knox want to help.

    LTWIB and One Knox announced recently that they will host a Federal Hiring Symposium for area residents on Tuesday, June 3 at Centre Square in Lebanon. Both afternoon and evening sessions are available.

  • Property transfers for May 22

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

    Joseph William and Carolyn S. Goodin of Finley Ridge Road in Campbellsville to Joseph William and Carolyn S. Goodin of Finley Ridge Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the south side of Finley Ridge Road, 19.83 acres, love and affection, fair market value $133,000.

    David R. and Mary C. Rash of Raikes Hill Road in Elk Horn to William and Naomi Zook of Oakland, Md., tracts 1 and 2 of Farm #1 of the Tom Penn Phillips Farms, $105,000.

  • Smith-Milby

    Doug and Rhonda Smith of Greensburg along with Gary and Linda Milby of Gabe and Robert and Kathy Cockrum of Owensboro announce the engagement of their children, Jetona Kaye Smith and Garrett Wesley Milby.

    Smith is the granddaughter of Herman and Joyce Smith of Black Gnat, Howard Judd of Greensburg and the late Mary Louise Judd.

  • Warren-Parnell

    Monica Ann Warren of Campbellsville and Noland Ryan Parnell of Gradyville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 7.

    Warren is the daughter of Wayne and Tammy Warren of Campbellsville. Her grandmother is Pauline McGinnis of Campbellsville.

    She is a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College, where she earned a bachelor of arts in middle school mathematics. Warren is employed at Houchens in Campbellsville.

    Parnell is the son of Mark Parnell of Gradyville and Kim Murphy of Breeding.

    He is a graduate of Adair County High School and is employed in Campbellsville.

  • Legion elects new officers

    American Legion Post 82 officers for the 2008-2009 year are, from left, front: Billy Sears, membership; Bobby Baker, service officer; Carol Burnett, historian; Damon Sallee, master at arms; Sylvia Young, chaplain; and Albert Laytart, third vice commander. Back: Ron Milby, first vice commander; Robert Bryant, commander; Billy Floyd, judge advocate; and Mike Dishman, adjutant.

  • Arm wrestling competition is Saturday

    A "test of strength" amateur arm wrestling competition is scheduled for Saturday at the Campbellsville National Guard Armory.

    The event, sponsored by Reverence for Christ Church, begins at 1 p.m.

    Entry fee is $10 for male right- or left-handed participants. Those who wish to enter both arm competitions can do so. The fee for double-hand entries is $15. Male competition will be divided into weight class.

    For women, entry fee is $6 for an open class.

  • Hair today, gone tomorrow

    We've tried bribery. We've begged. We've pleaded. All to no avail. After all of our years together, she's leaving us.

    Yep. My family's hairstylist is retiring.

    We're panicking. And it's not just me; the kids are in a tizzy, too. With the exception of a handful of occasions when our schedules didn't mesh, no one else has ever cut our hair.

    Now, if you're a man reading this, you likely won't understand our dilemma. "What's the big deal?" you're thinking. But I can pretty much anticipate the thought from many women: "Oh, you poor girl. I feel for you!"