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Today's News

  • 29th H&W Classic belongs to Spitz/Central/Mizuno

    Spitz Seeds/Central Paving/Mizuno, based in Mt. Washington, defeated Team Toolbox (Elizabethtown) to capture the 29th Annual H&W Softball Classic on Saturday night at Veterans Memorial Park.

    Spitz lost to Walkoff/Bugs (Nashville, Tenn.) in pool play but bounced back to upend Miken Merchants (Springfield) 25-14 in the single-elimination tourney.

    Team Toolbox, which lost to Spitz in pool action, downed Walkoff/Bugs twice to get another shot at Spitz.

  • 28th feature for No. 18

    Campbellsville's Tim Tungate was victorious in the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Model Feature at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown on Saturday night while Roger Cecil of Bardstown won the Fifth Annual Shorter Gardner Memorial for the WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman, Jason Wheatley of Loretto was tops in Kentucky Cooperage Modifieds and Joe David Humphrey of Loretto was best in Street Stocks.

    Tungate took the early lead in the Super Late Model feature with Scotty Earl, Johnny Wheeler, Aaron Hatton and David Webb in pursuit.

  • Pennebaker Scholarships awarded to Campbellsville students

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Education recognized and honored the recipients of the Pennebaker Scholarship Award with a recent reception.

    Graduate students in the master of arts in education program who met the scholarship criteria were Angela Henderson and Rebecca Pinson, both of Campbellsville.

  • Birth Announcements

    Brandon and Ginger Warren of Lawrenceburg announce the birth of a son, Luke Michael, at 5:34 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.

    Grandparents are Jerry and Regina Shely of Lawrenceburg and Larry and Brenda Warren of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandmother is Nancy Dixon of Knifley.

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  • Rodeo set for July 5

    The second annual World Championship IPRA rodeo, hosted by the Taylor County Band Boosters, will be Saturday, July 5.

    The rodeo, which starts at 7:30 p.m., will be at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.

    Tickets can be purchased in advance for $8 from any band booster. Gates will be open from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. for advanced ticket holders only.

    Admission at the gate will be $10.

    Children ages 5 and under are free, with a limit of two children per paying adult.

    For more information, call Rhonda Beams at 469-6486 or Mickey Sapp at 789-9403.

  • Public record for June 26

    Traffic

    Lisa J. Ferguson, 44, of Stoner Creek Road in Elk Horn, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

    Robert A. Loy, 20, of Greensburg Road in Columbia, reckless driving, $188.

    John R. Mascarenas, 26, of Sexton Court in Campbellsville, speeding, $148.

    Thomas N. McVay II, 25, of Red Fern Road in Campbellsville, failure to wear seat belts, $25; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, $638, $400 probated if defendant maintains insurance.

  • Local men indicted in Marion County

    Five Campbellsville men were indicted in Marion County court recently. They are:

    - Ciro Alcarez, 25, of 710 High Pine in Campbellsville was indicted on a charge of third-degree rape.

    According to the indictment, Alcarez is accused of engaging in sexual intercourse on six different occasions with another person incapable of consent being younger than 16.

    Alcarez is being held with no bond and was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim or the victim's family.

  • Taylor County Public Library names art contest winners

    Taylor County Public Library and the Friends of the Taylor County Public Library recently hosted a children's art contest and display.

    The event, which was open to children of all ages, drew more than 60 participants who completed art projects based on their favorite books. "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and "The Rainbow Fish" were popular inspirations for several entries.

    Each child who submitted a project received a ribbon.

    The library donated books for each first- through third-place winner in four age groups. The winners were announced on Tuesday, June 17.

  • State leads nation in ATV deaths

    Kentucky may be known for horses, bluegrass and bourbon, but in reality it's becoming known for something much deadlier - leading the nation in all-terrain vehicle deaths, according to Dale Dobson, safety administrator with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

    Twenty-nine people died in Kentucky on ATVs in 2007, Dobson said, and his passion and goal is to reduce that number to zero by teaching people how to safely operate ATVs.

    This past Memorial Day weekend in Kentucky, Dobson said, four people, three of whom were under the age of 16, were killed in ATV accidents.

  • CU offers campus life opportunities through LINC

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University was a little more like home to 137 students who attended CU's first LINC session June 5-6. Another 150 new students will come to LINC on June 27-28.

    It's all about information, fellowship, friendliness and personalization as students come to CU during these special two days for orientation when they experience what college life will be like in August.