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Today's News

  • Library to host Earth Day celebration

    The Taylor County Public Library will host an Earth Day celebration on Tuesday, April 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

    Stories, crafts and refreshments will be available.

    The library is now open until 8 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday.

    For more information, call Bonnie Webster at 465-2562.

  • LWC to offer cultural events that celebrate musical and medical pioneers

    Two upcoming events at Lindsey Wilson College will offer area residents an opportunity to enjoy compositions by musical pioneers and then learn about a medical pioneer from Kentucky.

    The Green River Trio will perform pieces by Joseph Haydn and Johannes Brahms on Sunday, April 20. Then on Tuesday, April 22, a living history event about medical pioneer Dr. Ephraim McDowell will be performed.

    Both events - which are part of the Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - are free and open to the public.

  • Lee joins Veanna's Salon

    Donna Lee recently joined the staff of Veanna's Salon, 210 Nancy Cox Drive, as a nail technician.

    Lee is a graduate of Trendsetter's located in Elizabethtown. She specializes in manicures, pedicures, acrylics, gels and silk wraps.

  • Prayer breakfast set for May 1

    Taylor County Ministerial Association will host a National Day of Prayer breakfast on Thursday, May 1.

    The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. in Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall.

    Everyone is invited to join other community members in a time of fellowship and prayer.

    RSVP is requested, no later than April 25, to the Rev. Bill Henderson, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, at billhend@isp.com.

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named the following students as Students of the Week for their classrooms. They are, from left, front: Devin Lakins, Isaiah Roy, Skyler Burchett, Austin Miller, Nevaeh Whitlock, Cierra Davis and Cody Davis. Middle: Brandon Greer, Brooklyn Spaulding, Amelia Rafferty, Jessie Bennett, Ricky Smith-Cecil, Lajerrius Haralson and Malea Lobb. Back: Tyler Roar, Chase Thomas, Tristan Messer and Tiffany Stagner.

  • Campbellsville University celebrates 16th consecutive semester of record enrollment

    Bridgette Sallee

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is ahead of last spring's enrollment and is looking at 16 semesters of record enrollment. The numbers are up almost 4 percent from last year.

    Of the 2,303 students enrolled for the spring semester, almost 65 percent of those were full-time degree-seeking undergraduates.

    These numbers, however, are only an estimate of what the total enrollment could likely be.

  • Soule's Chapel to celebrate homecoming on Sunday

    Soule's Chapel United Methodist Church will host its 50th homecoming on Sunday, April 20.

    The Rev. Roger McKinney, pastor, will deliver the message while "Living by Faith" will provide special music.

    Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. A potluck meal is at 1 p.m. followed by worship and praise at 2 p.m.

    For more information, call 465-2196.

  • Grace Notes: Happy Meal blues

    Have you heard the parable of the Happy Meal? Author John Ortberg tells it in his book, "Love Beyond Reason."

    Briefly, a little girl discovers the incredible bliss of Happy Meals and begs her parents to buy her one.

    She knew it was more than just "fries, McNuggets and a dinosaur stamp," but happiness itself and she didn't think she could live without it. She was convinced she had a little "McVacuum at the core of her soul" and her heart "would not find rest until it found rest in a Happy Meal."

  • Renovations around the corner for City Schools

    Staff Report

    Campbellsville Schools could begin work on renovations as early as June.

    Members of the Campbellsville Board of Education approved the final plans for the work at their meeting Monday night. The total cost for the renovations is budgeted at $5,294,706.

    The Board expects to receive approval to advertise for construction bids by April 22 and to open those bids on May 20.

    For that reason, there will be a special meeting of the Board to approve the bids on Friday, May 23 at 11:15 a.m. A bond sale to finance the construction is set for June 5.

  • Police search for LaRue teen missing since March 28

    Hodgenville City Police are issuing a public appeal for help in finding a 17-year-old girl who left home March 28.

    Stacey Lynn Locke is believed to have run away from home with 24-year-old Douglas "Bubby" Hert, said Lt. Steve Johnson.

    "She didn't like her mom's rules about staying away from him," Johnson said.

    Stacey's name has been entered into the state's missing persons system and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is printing a flyer with her photo, Johnson said.