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Today's News

  • Humphress names new water safety display

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently had a contest for school-aged children to submit a name for its new 18-foot water safety display.

    The display is meant to attract attention as well as make visitors to the lake think about water safety.

    "Billy Floats A lot" was chosen as the winning name and was submitted by Jordan Humphress, 13, of Knifley. Humphress' entry was chosen based on how catchy it was and how his description promoted water safety.

  • Columbia medical opens new office here

    Columbia Medical Equipment Inc. has opened a new location at 111 Wildflower Lane, Suite B, inside the Family Allergy building.

    Columbia Medical offers high-quality medical supplies and services for physicians, extended care facilities and home care patients.

  • Blood drive is July 5

    Parades, cookouts and fireworks ... a traditional celebration of Independence Day. But with the fun comes dangerous consequences if fireworks are not used properly.

    Fireworks can cause serious injuries such as blindness, third-degree burns and permanent scarring. In 2005, four people died and an estimated 10,800 were treated in emergency treatments for fireworks-related injuries in the United States.

  • Viers is USAA award winner

    B. Ciji Viers of Elk Horn has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in agriculture.

    The academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students.

    Viers, who attends Taylor County High School, was nominated for this honor by Ryan Williams. She will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook, which is published nationally.

  • Palestine's seniors take a trip

    Palestine Baptist Church's senior adults took a trip to Glendale on Tuesday, May 13 and had lunch at the Whistle Stop Restaurant. Pictured are Barbara Jean Bault, Freddie and Betty Graham, Edith Hunt, Hazel Fawcett, Robert and Karen VanEst, Curtis and Dorothy Judd, Allyene Underwood, Marine Caffee and Bro. Danny Pace, pastor. Not pictured is William Bault.

  • Annual tractor show planned for July Fourth

    The 19th annual Community Trust Bank tractor show will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 4 on East Main Street.

    The event will feature gas engines and old farm equipment as well as farm toys for sale. There will be timed events and contests.

    Those who wish to participate in the Fourth of July parade should meet at the Fruit of the Loom parking lot. The parade begins at 10 a.m.

    For more information, contact Eddie Cowherd at 465-2091 or Wayne Livesay at 789-4259 or visit www.campbellsvillefourthofjuly.com.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 25, 1998

    The Campbellsville High School Dance Team had its third annual summer dance clinic June 15-19 at CHS.

    The David Allen Chapter, National Service Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated Flag Day on June 14 with a luncheon at the Candlestick Restaurant.

    Army Pvt. Benjamin L. Houk II has entered basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    Jeremy Taylor has been named a United States National Award winner in physical education.

  • Graves named Student of Excellence

    The Campbellsville Local Youth Networking Center - or LYNC - has recognized Whitney Graves as a Student of Excellence.

    Daughter of Randall and Teriea Graves of Campbellsville, she is a 2006 graduate of Taylor County High School.

    While at LYNC, Graves earned her CNA, KEC and became certified in CPR. After completing two years at the University of Louisville, Graves has transferred to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College where she will continue to pursue her nursing degree.

  • Caldwell earns medical degree

    Brian Thomas Caldwell graduated on June 6 from The Chicago Medical School with a doctor of medicine degree.

    Caldwell was also inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

    He will begin his residency in surgery at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Ore., in late June.

    Caldwell is a 1994 graduate of Taylor County High School, a 1999 graduate of Transylvania University and holds a master's degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago.

    He is the son of Tom and Julie Caldwell of Campbellsville.

  • Community baby shower is July 15

    The 10th annual community baby shower is scheduled for Tuesday, July 15.

    The event will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Taylor County Elementary School cafeteria.

    The shower is for expectant and new mothers of babies younger than 4 months. Each may bring one guest.

    Those wishing to attend should pre-register by calling 465-3978, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Space is limited and the event is open to Taylor County residents only.