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Today's News

  • Budget forces County schools to issue 33 non-renewal letters

    James Roberts

    Staff Writer

    Budgets were the major topics of conversation at the Taylor County Board of Education's regular meeting Tuesday night.

    Superintendent Gary Seaborne provided a list of District staff members who have received letters of non-renewal. In all, 33 classified and certified staff members from all three schools and the District office received the letters.

    "This is due to the budget only," Seaborne said. "These are good people and we would like to bring them all back."

    That's always a possibility, he said, if finances improve.

  • County employees get 3 percent raise

    All County employees will get a raise next fiscal year, though some staff and County agencies won't be getting an additional increase.

    At last week's regular Fiscal Court meeting, magistrates had first reading of a nearly $9 million budget for the 2008-2009 fiscal year.

    The budget includes 3 percent raises for County employees and increases in insurance, gasoline and other general operating costs.

    Magistrates were asked to consider two budgets - one with only the 3 percent County employee salary increase and another with additional salary and other funding increases.

  • Former Campbellsville woman stars in 'The Bachelorette'

    Millions of viewers watched DeAnna Pappas, 26, formerly of Campbellsville, suffer through a painful, last-minute rejection by Brad Womack on the last season of "The Bachelor" - earning her the sympathy of women everywhere.

    Now Pappas will have the last laugh as the tables are turned and she gets to choose from among 25 bachelors in her own bid for true love.

    Pappas is back - and this time it's all up to her - as the fourth edition of the female version of ABC's popular romance reality series premieres tonight.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for May 5 are, from left, front, Alanna Claywell, Barbara Queiroz, Devin Reynolds, Kayla Cash and Samantha Jones. Back: James Malone, Zach Cash, Shawn Myers, Kristina Hjelt, Bryce McDaniel, Wes Parker and Chris McCubbin. Not pictured are Justin Hayes, Jed Bright and Megan Reynolds.

  • Patterson attends Optometric Educational Congress

    Dr. Paul Patterson, optometrist, 295 Campbellsville Bypass Suite 1, attended the Kentucky Optometric Association's 106th Annual Spring Educational Congress on April 24-27 at the Marriott Hotel in Louisville.

    At the conference, Patterson attended lectures on glaucoma, contact lenses, diabetes and dry eye therapy. In addition to four days of continuing education, the conference also included an exhibit hall featuring the latest products and services in optometry.

    Patterson lives in Greensburg with his wife Mabel Sue. He began practicing optometry 25 years ago.

  • Public record for May 19

    District Civil Filed

    08-C-013, filed 1/9/08; CACH LLC of Colorado v. Patricia Moran of Moran Road in Bradfordsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $2,718.45, interest and court costs. The defendant was served 4/29/08.

    08-C-085, filed 3/3/08; Capital One Bank v. Clarke W. Thomas of Durrett Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $916.55, interest, court costs and $137.48 in attorney's fees. The defendant was served 5/1/08.

  • Woman who helped man escape pleads guilty

    A former Campbellsville woman has pleaded guilty to helping a Campbellsville man flee the country after escaping from jail custody.

    Lee Ann Howard, 36, also formerly of Harrodsburg, pleaded guilty last Monday in U.S. District Court to instigating or assisting escape.

    According to a U.S. Attorney's office press release, Howard admitted that she assisted her boyfriend, Byron Keith Perkins, in escaping from the custody of the Oldham County Jail.

    According to her plea agreement, Howard admits to providing transportation and money to Perkins for their trip to Mexico.

  • Damon E. Allen presented Lifetime Optometric Achievement Award

    Dr. Damon Allen of Campbellsville, an optometrist, was presented the Lifetime Optometric Achievement Award at the Kentucky Optometric Association's 106th Annual Spring Congress on April 24-27 at the Marriott Downtown Hotel in Louisville.

    Allen was presented the first Optometric Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Several charged in sealed indictments

    Several Campbellsville residents have been charged with drug and other offenses in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Indicted were:

    u Tina Michelle McMillian, 35, of Airview Apartments, #32, in Campbellsville was indicted on a charge of second-degree selling hydrocodone.

    Bond was set at $15,000 cash. If convicted, McMillan could be sentenced to as much as five years in prison.

  • TRH Support Services Parson of the Year named

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized nominees for Support Services Team Member of the Year and the winner was honored.

    Kay Whitaker, business office, was named the Team Member of the Year. This was said about Whitaker: "Kay has been with the business office in accounts receivable for several years dealing with people's finances.