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Today's News

  • CU student group administers new community service program

    Kentucky Education Association - Student Program Campbellsville University chapter adopted Campbellsville Elementary School's library.

    On April 17, NEA, KEA and KEA-SP members gathered alongside other volunteers from the community to host the first annual Outreach to Read Library Make-Over.

  • Lady Tigers go 0-2, Tigers in Region XI finals

    Campbellsville University's softball season came to a close on Thursday in soggy conditions at the NAIA Region XI Softball Tournament in Henderson, Tenn. with a 3-2 loss to Mid-South Conference rival Georgetown College.

    Campbellsville (29-22) took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning when Krystle Johnson knocked a two-run homer over the left-field fence on a 3-2 count. Johnson's shot scored Elaine Briscoe who had singled earlier in the inning.

  • TC downs Washington, North Laurel

    Taylor County High School's baseball team bounced back from a district loss to Marion County and upended Washington County and North Laurel.

    The Cardinals fell to the Knights 6-3 on May 1 despite two-hit games from Joel Hardesty and Matt Burress and run-scoring doubles by Shane Morris and Jordan Drury.

    Chance Walls and Chase Roution had one hit apiece.

    Taylor County used some late-inning heroics to best Washington County 5-2 on Monday.

  • CHS' Milby inks with Lindsey

    Campbellsville High School shortstop Blake Milby signed on Friday to continue his baseball career at Lindsey Wilson College.

    "It just seemed like the right fit for me," Milby said after casting his lot with the Blue Raiders.

    "I'll need to get used to the college pitching," Milby answered when asked what adjustments he would need to make.

    Milby, who also considered Campbellsville University and St. Catharine College, plans to major in education with a future goal to teach and coach.

  • Woman of the Year

    Anne Fraim was named the 2008 Central Kentucky News-Journal Taylor County Woman of the Year. Fraim, above, laughs with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Arvin Pike, during a reception in her honor on Thursday afternoon.

  • Truck drives into store window

    Firefighters rope off a section of Main Street after a pickup drove into a storefront window Friday afternoon. The impact shattered the glass storefront of Murphy Sleep Center. No one was injured.

  • Property transfers for May 12

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

    Scott T. and Deborah I. Iaggi of Hodgenville Road in Campbellsville to Timothy E. Greenwill of Davis Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land near KY 210, 3.7640 acres, $13,975.

    Mindy Cartwright of North Central Avenue in Campbellsville to Joshua D. and Stephanie M. Beard of Gowdy Street in Campbellsville, two tracts of land containing Lots 1-5 of the Lyon Addition, $85,000.

  • CU graduates 323 students

    Gen. James T. Conway, commandant of the United States Marine Corps, urged Campbellsville University's graduates to expect the unexpected, be bold and daring and to take care of others before self as he spoke to the 212 students receiving undergraduate degrees during commencement May 10 at Finley Stadium.

    A total of 323 students received academic degrees upon completion of all graduation requirements during two commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday, May 9-10. There were 111 master's degrees conferred May 9, and 212 undergraduate degrees conferred May 10.

  • Dunnville man injured in motorcycle crash

    A Dunnville man has been hospitalized at Taylor Regional Hospital after crashing his motorcycle on South Central Avenue on Tuesday.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Gregory Whalen was driving a 2005 Harley-Davidson motorcycle south on South Central Avenue when he came upon traffic stopped in the road. Whalen was unable to stop and his motorcycle slid off the roadway. The crash occurred at 1:35 p.m.

    He was transported to TRH by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue. He remains in stable condition.

  • Agency offers programs that help

    Maxine Hitch has found herself in tough spots before.

    Disabled and unable to work, Hitch said times are often tight. Though her four children are now grown and living on their own, Hitch has been raising her great-great-grandson Jonathan, 4, since he was 5 months old.

    "I got in hard spots, but I always try to pay my bills first."

    It could be a struggle, Hitch said, but, thanks to Lake Cumberland Community Action, she gets by.