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Today's News

  • Pack 777 hosts fishing derby

    Pack 777 had a fishing derby at City Lake on May 17. Winners are, in front: Timothy "TJ" Lawson, biggest fish; Devin O'Keefe, tiniest fish and most fish caught; and Nicholas Smith, ugliest fish. Back: Chris and Carla Garrett, fishing derby co-chairs and Bear den leaders for the pack.

  • Rakes honored with bridal shower

    Kelli Rakes was honored with a bridal shower on Sunday, May 4 at Green River Memorial Baptist Church. Pictured are, from left, Peggy Caulk, the groom's aunt; Reba Martin, the groom's grandmother; Janet Edwards, the groom's mother; Rakes; Patricia Rakes, the bride's mother; and Annie Rakes, the bride's sister. Rakes will marry Brad Brockman on Saturday, June 7.

  • Grace Notes: Doing the Almighty happy dance

    We're doing the happy dance at my house these days. It started when, one day last week, I went to turn on the TV in the living room and it popped, which is never a good sound coming from a major appliance or electronic device.

    My husband had been pining for a flat-screen, high-definition TV for months and I've balked at the idea. Our TV was good enough.

    But that morning "good enough" became "dead." Later that day Barry called me at work and said, "Before you start screaming, hear me out."

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 11, 1998

    Shelli Lynn O'Banion and Christopher Michael Wilson announce their forthcoming marriage Saturday, July 11.

    Pitman Chapter #157 Order of the Eastern Star will be giving away a quilt during the July Fourth Celebration.

    Mr. and Mrs. Bernard L. Shipp of Campbellsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 18.

    Mr. and Mrs. Paul Whitehouse of Lebanon will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday afternoon, June 21, from 2:30 to 4:30 at Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church.

  • CMS awarded funds for environmental education

    Central Kentucky PRIDE and the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet recently awarded a 2008 Environmental Education Grant to Campbellsville Middle School.

    The funds will be used to enhance an existing outdoor classroom, trail development, creek restoration and the installation of hand rails along an existing bridge.

    PRIDE and the Cabinet awarded 11 grants throughout the Second Congressional District. PRIDE promotes environmental projects throughout the District.

    For more information, call (270) 758-2152.

  • White's Ridge homecoming is Sunday

    Whites Ridge Baptist Church will be celebrating its homecoming on Sunday.

    Bro. Jack Hurt will be preaching with the Spirituals singing.

    Services will start at 10 a.m. with a meal to follow.

    For more information, contact Tammy Perkins at 789-3173.

  • TCHS hosts cheer banquet

    Taylor County High School cheerleaders hosted their annual year-end banquet on April 17. Pictured are, from left: Maci Christie, best attitude/high academic; Rachel Clements; Brittany Mills, best base; Sarah Newcome, leadership; Lisa Densmore, best flyer; Tara Wallace; Loria Christie, coach; Chloe Tucker; Rachel Ralls; Rochelle Wooley, most talented; Cecily Walters, most improved; and Cigi Farmer. Jessica Seaborne, who received the leadership award, is not pictured.

  • Living Grace Church to host Precept study

    Living Grace Church will host a nine-week Precept Bible study led by Susan Monteleone - certified Precept Study leader - called "Standing Firm in These Last Days."

    The series will begin Wednesday, June 11 at 5 p.m.

    All who want to know the word of God and the God of the word - from seminary professors to businessmen, to housewives, to teens - attest to the invaluable help of the inductive method used in Precept.

  • Man arrested after firing shots near home

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly fired several shots with a firearm near his home.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Walsh, James C. Armstrong, 23, of 1214 Red Fern Road was arrested at 11:09 p.m. Saturday, May 31.

    The report states sheriff's deputies received a call reporting shots being fired from 1214 Red Fern Road. The caller told sheriff's deputies that the person firing the shots was coming out of the home, firing and then returning to the home.

  • Two local businesses to close their doors

    Two Campbellsville businesses, Friedman's Jewelers and Dawahares, will soon close their doors in Green River Plaza.

    Lexington-based clothing retailer Dawahares will close by the end of July, Dawahare's President Harding Dawahare said. Friedman's will close by June 21, according to store manager Allen McKibben.

    Dawahare said the family-owned firm filed for bankruptcy protection May 30 and plans to close nine of its 31 stores. About 100 employees of 500 will lose their jobs.

    The Campbellsville Dawahares' closing will affect between 10 and 12 employees.