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Today's News

  • CMS drama club to present 'I Need a Vacation'

    The Campbellsville Middle School Drama Club, "Drama Obsessed at CMS," will perform "I Need a Vacation" on Monday at 6 p.m. in the CMS gymnasium.

    Tickets will be available at the door at $3 for adults and $1 for students. Children age 5 and under are free.

    The musical takes students from a boring school day to the excitement of a family vacation.

    A reception will follow the performance in the CMS cafeteria.

    The production is funded by VSA Arts of Kentucky, a non-profit organization that provides opportunities in the arts for people with disabilities.

  • First Baptist to host pastor anniversary celebration

    First Baptist Church will host an anniversary celebration in honor of Pastor Daniel C. Shull on Sunday, May 25.

    Guest speakers will be the Rev. James "Doc" Shelton of Nashville, Tenn. and Dr. Kevin Cosby and St. Stephen Church of Louisville.

    Shelton will speak during the morning worship service at 11:15. Cosby and St. Stephen Church will be guests during the 7 p.m. service.

    The community is invited to attend.

  • Autism institute event offers help for parents

    Parents and professionals will gather at the 9th annual Autism Institute on June 5-7 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.

    The Autism Institute features strategies and techniques to enhance the lives of those affected by autism.

    It will feature more than 20 sessions from national and regional presenters, a provider expo, teacher-to-teacher sessions and autism related vendors and other resources.

    For more information, visit www.louisville.edu/kyautismtraining or contact the Kentucky Autism Training Center at the University of Louisville at (800) 334-8635.

  • Preschoolers go fishing

    Taylor County Preschool Community Based Instruction hosted its fourth annual fishing tournament. Pictured are Jennifer Gabehart and Peggy Crabtree's classes, who fished at David Burton's pond. Also fishing were Carolyn Bennett and Laura Sallee's classes, who fished at Buck Lewis' pond. Fishing winners were Logan Skaggs, 5, smallest fish; Abigail Brock, 5, most fish; and Cole Nallia, 4, largest fish.

  • Ladies Night Out is July 24

    The annual Ladies Night Out event sponsored by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce and the School of Business and Economics at Campbellsville University is set for Thursday, July 24.

    The event is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and the theme is musicals.

    Cost is $15 per person. Tables will consist of eight people. Those who attend should decorate their table according to a musical theme. This year, organizers are allowing any woman who is not taking part to attend.

  • Truck crashes into store

    A Campbellsville man drove his truck into a store window Friday afternoon while trying to avoid another vehicle.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Anthony W. Rogers, 52, was driving his 1993 Ford F-150 along Main Street when he swerved to avoid hitting a stopped vehicle. His truck crossed the roadway and drove into the front window of Murphy's Sleep Center. The collision occurred at 4:05 p.m.

    No one was injured.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Andy Warren investigated.

  • Court says no to more EDA money

    Magistrates had first reading of a nearly $9 million 2008-2009 fiscal year budget at last night's regular Fiscal Court meeting.

    The budget includes 3 percent raises for County employees and increases in insurance, gasoline and other general operating costs.

    Magistrates were asked to consider two budgets - one with only the 3 percent increases and another with additional employee salary and other funding increases.

  • CU dedicates Gosser Gymnasium

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    A deep love of students, coaches, faculty and staff at Campbellsville University has resulted in the Gosser Gymnasium, which was dedicated April 22.

    Dr. Donnie Gosser, a member of the CU Board of Trustees, and his wife, Anna, of Elizabethtown, made the lead gift toward the construction of the new gym, which will serve the entire campus. It is located at the back of Powell Athletic Center.

    Gosser said he was appreciative of what CU's staff, faculty, coaches and administration do.

  • Property transfers for May 15

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

    Scott T. and Deborah I. Iaggi of Hodgenville Road in Campbellsville to Timothy E. Greenwill of Davis Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land near KY 210, 3.7640 acres, $13,975.

    Mindy Cartwright of North Central Avenue in Campbellsville to Joshua D. and Stephanie M. Beard of Gowdy Street in Campbellsville, two tracts of land containing Lots 1 through 5 of the Lyon Addition, $85,000.

  • CKMTA teachers present recital students

    Central Kentucky Music Teachers Association members who submitted students for the duet recital are Judith Davis, Carina Tiotuico, Beth Cochran, Suellen Shaw, Diana Aubrey and Dr. Wesley Roberts.