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Today's News

  • UCB opens Campbellsville branch

    United Citizens Bank of Southern Kentucky celebrated the opening of its

    Campbellsville branch on March 27. Ron Wise is vice president and loan officer at United Citizens newest branch, 294 Campbellsville By-Pass, in the Lakeway Shopping Plaza.

  • Walker-Vernon

    Jamie Glenn Walker and Brent Michael Vernon, both of Williamsburg, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 12.

    Walker is the daughter of Roy and Nancy Walker of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Mildred Walker of Campbellsville and the late Glen "Brother" Walker, Ruth Walker and Russell and Eva Haydon.

  • Property transfers for April 3

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

    Kentucky Heartland Outreach Inc. of Blue Hole Road in Campbellsville to Kentucky Heartland Outreach Inc. of Blue Hole Road in Campbellsville, two tracts of land in two separate deeds on the waters of Robinson and Meadowcreek, near the south side of Burdick School Road, both for the purpose of separating the lots from a larger tract of property, fair market value of each property, $115,500.

  • Burton's Nursery is certifed roadside market

    Burton's Nursery & Garden Center of Campbellsville has enrolled in the 2008 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. This is Burton's 12th year with the program. A total of 82 markets have enrolled in this year's program.

    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau program, Burton's Garden Center has committed to offering quality products and service. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau as a Certified Market tells customers that Burton's Garden Center meets the highest standards of quality, freshness and marketing appeal.

  • Tigers use sweep to get back in MSC race

    Campbellsville University used a four-game sweep at home over the weekend against Pikeville College to get back in the thick of the Mid-South Conference baseball race.

    The Tigers, 12-11 overall and 7-4 vs. MSC foes, won Saturday's first game 2-1 as Jeffrey Duda tossed a complete-game (seven-inning) five-hitter while striking out 11 and allowing only one walk.

    Temple Macdonald knocked in both CU runs (single tallies in the first and fifth innings).

    Hector Urbaneja went 2-2 and Jason Beale 2-3 for the Tigers while Chris Curley also hit safely.

  • Public record for April 3

    Traffic

    Dawn Rene Abell, 39, of Union Church Road in Summersville, speeding, $138, state traffic school.

    Christopher A. Agee, 17, of East Hord Street in Campbellsville, careless driving, $188.

    Candace Allen, 25, of Smith Ridge Road in Campbellsville, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, license to be in possession, proof filed, dismissed; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, $638, $400 probated if defendant maintains insurance.

  • Economic development secretary will address chamber

    John Hindman, Secretary of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, will speak at the April Chamber luncheon Thursday, April 10.

    The luncheon will be at Living Grace Church on Old Hodgenville Road.

    Reservations can be made by calling 465-8601 or by e-mailing chamber@teamtaylorcounty.com. Cost for investors is $8 and $10 for non-investors.

  • EDA ... IDA What's the difference

    The name may have changed, but the focus remains the same.

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Industrial Development Authority has been rechristened the Economic Development Authority. However, the switch is really nothing more than a name change, says Team Taylor County Executive Director Ron McMahan.

  • Grant writing seminar is April 10

    Taylor County community leaders, governmental officials and managers of non-profit organizations are invited to attend a seminar on grant writing and funding resource identification set for Thursday, April 10 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

  • Trip is a dream come true for four women

    Working with children often instills great amounts of patience. Four Campbellsville Elementary School employees recently found that this persistence pays off.

    After three years of daily phone calls and e-mails to Oprah's audience department, Lisa Cowherd, Sharon Mills, Gloria Smith and Becky Wood obtained tickets to be members of the studio audience of the Oprah Winfrey show.

    "I had the number programmed into my phone and would repeatedly press it all day," said Sharon Mills, who explained that the line for tickets was always busy.