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Today's News

  • CHS Royalty

    Senior Paige Taylor was crowned Campbellsville High basketball homecoming queen on Friday night between the boys' and girls' games against Nelson County. She was escorted by Andrew Anderson, also a senior. There was a tie for first runner-up: senior Alison Medders, who was escorted by Blake Milby; and junior Jenna Williams, escorted by Matt Schmuck.

  • Students celebrate 100th day of school

    Campbellsville Elementary fourth grade students and teachers celebrated the 100th day of school by dressing as if they were 100 years old. Fourth grade teachers are Kaye Agathen, Anthony Farris, Garnetta Murrell and Doretha Sanders.

  • CES Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary Students of the Week are, from left, front: Brooklyn Franklin, Donneisha Richardson, Andrew Williams, Jonathan Sparks, Brooklyn Hicks, Cheyanne Grubaugh and Cody Ray. Middle: Christian Radford, Amelia Rafferty, Andie Ulsh, Landon Neat and Amanda Dotson. Back: Devin Powers, Alexis Shears, Patrick Sapp, Bayli Dickens, Amye McFall, Logan Cole, Cody Garrett and Breanna Spaulding.

  • Magistrates approve grant agreement

    Taylor County Magistrates approved an agreement last week to apply for federal grant money to purchase new voting machines.

    Magistrates met in a special called Fiscal Court meeting last Wednesday afternoon.

    According to Taylor County Treasurer Melissa Williams, the agreement was sent to the state board of elections to apply for $90,000 in grant money.

    Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney said this agreement does not mean the County will be purchasing new machines this year.

  • School Menus for March 3-7

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    March 3-7

    Monday _ Chuckwagon on bun, lima beans, French fries, fruit sherbet, vanilla wafers and milk.

    Tuesday _ Spaghetti, tossed salad, hash brown, Texas toast, peach cup and milk.

    Wednesday _ Fish, pinto beans, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, Fruit Juicee and milk.

    Thursday _ Pizza, corn chips, buttered corn, orange half, Rice Krispies treat and milk.

    Friday _ No school. Professional development.

    Campbellsville Middle

    March 3-7

  • ACT registration deadline is March 7

    College-hopeful high school students can take the ACT college admission and placement exam on April 12, the next nationwide test date. The registration postmark deadline is March 7.

    The registration fee is $30 for the traditional ACT (without the writing test) and $44.50 for the ACT Plus Writing. The late registration postmark deadline is March 21. An additional $19 fee is required for late registration.

    Students can obtain registration information and materials from their high school guidance counselors' office, or they can register on ACT's Web site at www.actstudent.org.

  • Property transfers for Feb. 28

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

    Dan L. and Patricia L. Antle of Columbia to Stonewall Properties LLC of Columbia, Lot 15 of the Blevins Park, Phase II, Commercial Subdivision, 1.3874 acres, $497,678.

    Paul O. and Ericka L. Hartman of Cudahy, Wis. to David and Tanya Massengale of Mayfield Drive in Campbellsville, Lot 36 of the Twin Creek Subdivision, Section C, $160,000.

  • Campbellsville University's Miranda Meeks wins Valentine pageant

    Christina Miller

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Gheens Recital Hall was full of hairspray, bobby pins and curls upon curls recently.

    Miranda Meeks of Princeton competed with eight young women and was crowned the 2008 Valentine Pageant Queen on Feb. 8 at Campbellsville University.

    Meeks also won the interview, poise and talent competitions. She represented Sigma Nu Phi. She performed puppetry as her talent.

    She will represent Campbellsville University in the Mountain Laurel Festival in Pineville in May.

  • CMS takes third in Governor's Cup

    Campbellsville Middle School took third place in the recent District Governor's Cup Competition while Taylor County came in fourth.

    Adair and Green county middle schools also participated. Green County took first, and Adair County was second.

    Following are the students who earned placing, their school and the events in which they competed:

    Mathematics assessment - Brandon Carter, first, GCMS; Murphy Lanham, second, CMS; Alex Lawson, third, TCMS; Kathryn Heineman, fourth, CMS; and Jack Hobbs, fifth, ACMS.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital recognized

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently received recognition for achieving a reliability score of 100 percent on the first quarter 2007 hospital validation from Health Care Excel Hospital Quality Initiative.

    Each quarter hospitals nationwide are required to submit quality data to both the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Joint Commission. This data is available to the public at www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov.

    Faye Veatch, RN, quality reviewer at TRH, achieved this distinction for the hospital.