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Today's News

  • School Menus for Feb. 25-29

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Feb. 25-29

    Monday - Bacon cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, mixed vegetables, apple and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken bites, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, rolls, jelly and milk.

    Wednesday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, carrots, oatmeal square, orange and milk.

    Thursday - Pizza, tossed salad, corn, applesauce, Rice Krispies treat and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog, pork and beans, baked chips, fresh fruit, Fruit Roll-Up and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Feb. 25-29

  • Squires-Jiniya

    Summer Starre Squires and Damond Michael Jiniya, both of Nashville, Tenn., will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Feb. 23.

    Squires is the daughter of Donna Sawyers of Albany, Ky., and Dewayne Squires of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Jewell Squires and Elwood Squires of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2000 graduate of Campbellsville High School and attended Campbellsville University and Eastern Kentucky University. She is currently attending the New York Institute of Photography.

  • Osteopathy scholarships available to Kentucky students

    Kentucky students planning to study osteopathy at Pikeville College may be eligible for an Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship, administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    The amount of the scholarship is equal to the difference between the average in-state tuition charged at the state medical schools and the tuition charged at the Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine.

    The application deadline is July 1. For application information, contact Teresa Jones at (606) 218-5400 or tjones@pc.edu.

  • Brown wins Passion for Fashion competition at The Art Institute of Indianapolis

    Kelsi Brown is a far cry from her childhood days of dressing herself in a hula skirt and cowboy boots for church. She has not lost her unique style; instead it has taken her one step closer towards her goal of becoming a fashion designer.

  • What's new at the public library

    Taylor County Public Library will soon have a new bookmobile on the road. The library has tried before for a grant to purchase a new bookmobile and this year we were one of the lucky 12 that will get a matching grant from Frankfort.

    Our bookmobile is a 1990 model. We were second in line for being in need of a new vehicle.

  • CES Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School has named its recent Students of the Week. Pictured are, from left, front: Jorden Perkins, Eladio Pedroza, Doyle Clements and Austin Harris. Middle: Kirk Fain, Jeremy Rainwater, Dylan Price, Victoria Cox, Ethan Ford, Austin Cox and Cameron Bohannon. Back: Luke Hunt, Gracie Begley, Trey Lakes and Jamie Cahill.

  • CES Students of the Week

    Several Campbellsville Elementary students were named Student of the Week at a recent celebration assembly. They are, from left, front: Trystan Taylor, Destiny Hash, Kyler Rakes, Nicholas Lefever, Christina Phipps and Cheyanne Garrett. Middle: Chris Alia, Chazilyn Veatch, Tyler Vaughn, Dustin Hughes, Alex Doss and Amanda Dotson. Back: Morgan Milby, Austin Chandler, Katelynn French, Kailey Morris, Nathan Wise, Zachary Mitchell and Brooke Harris.

  • REJOICE! in concert Sunday

    Campbellsville Christian Church will host REJOICE! in concert on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

    REJOICE! is from Mt. Washington, Ky. A love offering will be accepted.

  • Birth Announcements

    Terissa Graham of Campbellsville announces the birth of a daughter, Savannah Rose Graham, at 1:47 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 1/4 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Bobby and Diane Graham of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Pauline Graham of Campbellsville, the late Leslie Graham and Leslie and Vela McKinney.

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  • Drug Court offers hope for those who need help

    No one likes to think of the community in which they live as facing a drug problem. But with the number of crimes committed in Taylor County that are reported in the News-Journal, the problem is a little difficult to ignore.

    And, after a few years, one begins to recognize the names that appear more frequently than others in court records.

    Defendants are traditionally given several chances to get their lives back on track. Judges typically try diversion and probation before prison time.

    But some people apparently won't learn without some additional prompting or help.