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Today's News

  • Board sets final day of school

    Staff Report

    Campbellsville Independent students will finish the school year before Memorial Day this year.

    At Monday night's regular monthly meeting, School Board members approved an amended calendar that sets Friday, May 23 as students' last day.

    Graduation is also planned for May 23.

    Superintendent Diane Woods-Ayers reminded those at the meeting that if any more days are missed for bad weather or illness, that date would change.

  • Benefit planned for Young family

    A benefit singing for Matt and Michelle Young is planned for Saturday, March 15 in Greensburg.

    The event, which begins at 7 p.m. ET at Greensburg Church of the Nazarene, will feature performances by The Glory Road Singers, Sarah Henry, Rusty Milby, The Preacher and the Boys, Sammy Lobb and Mile Lobb, Cheryl Blakeman and FirePath.

    The Youngs are adopting a child from Ethiopia and money collected during a love offering will help cover some expenses associated with the adoption.

    A potluck meal will follow the service.

  • Hobbs receives etiquette and protocol certification

    Nancy Hobbs of Campbellsville has been trained and certified as a corporate etiquette and international protocol consultant by the Protocol School of Washington in McLean, Va.

    The comprehensive training is designed to train individuals to teach business etiquette, international protocol and dining seminars. The interactive seminars give professionals and executives the skills to handle situations where business is promoted or conducted.

    The Protocol School of Washington has been in business since 1988 and more than 1,600 men and women have been trained there.

  • Four attorneys with local ties honored

    Four local high school graduates are featured in the March 2008 issue of Louisville Magazine.

    Titled simply "Top Lawyers," the story is a listing of the top lawyers in Louisville.

    To compile the list, a database from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory was used. Martindale-Hubbell's trademarked Peer Review Ratings are used to identify those who have been rated by their peers as both highly ethical and preeminent in their legal abilities.

    Chip Bowles

  • Lile joins Veanna's

    Holly Lile, cosmetologist, has joined the staff at Veanna's Salon, 210 Nancy Cox Drive.

    Lile is a 2006 Campbellsville High School graduate and also graduated from Elizabethtown Hair Design School.

    She specializes in family haircuts, color, perms and waxing.

  • CES students earn math medals

    Campbellsville Elementary School students Keena Angel, Cody Davis and Chanson Atkinson were awarded math medals at a Feb. 22 celebration assembly.

  • CU to host first St. Baldrick's event

    Bald is beautiful. Beautiful might be debatable, but there is beauty when baldness can assist in finding a cure for children's cancer.

    Campbellsville University is teaming with the St. Baldrick's Foundation to host the first St. Baldrick event, scheduled for Saturday, March 15 at the university from noon to 2 p.m. in the Powell Athletic Center.

  • Man charged with assaulting officer

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer.

    James Michael O'Banion, 54, of 810 Page St. was arrested at 12:51 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28.

    O'Banion's arrest citation states Campbellsville Police received a call that a man was laying in the road on Indian Trail.

    Upon arrival, Campbellsville Police Officer Sam Knopp found O'Banion lying in the street. The citation states O'Banion was intoxicated and couldn't stand up. Court records state O'Banion told Knopp that he had been drinking vodka and smoking crack.

  • Don't blame others when it's our own fault

    Sometimes, we just don't know what's good for us. But when things go wrong, it's sure easy to blame someone other than ourselves.

    A story on today's front page details a problem local officials are facing with residents and their house numbers.

    Logically, one would think that posting a house number on one's home would be a no-brainer. But apparently not everyone is thinking logically.

  • By the numbers

    Four letters have been mailed but no fines have been issued since an ordinance requiring house numbers to be posted went into effect on Oct. 1.

    "The ones that we have sent letters to have put numbers up," said Bonnie Childers, Campbellsville/Taylor County E-911 address coordinator. "Everyone has been really good about putting the numbers up."

    The ordinance allows any home, business or rental property owner who doesn't have address numbers posted so they are visible from the road to be fined up to $100.