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Today's News

  • Gallery to host Kentucky artwork

    Kaviar Forge & Gallery in Louisville is hosting its second exhibition of artwork created by people who live or work in Kentucky.

    Organizers say they are interested in all media and want to hear from all artists, not just professionals. The last exhibit was limited to just the Cifton and Cresenthill neighborhoods, this time the exhibit is open to the entire state.

  • Child abuse even more prevalent

    It's getting worse. That's a fact. A story in the works for Monday's issue will tell it like it is.

    The number of reported child abuse cases in Taylor County is on the increase.

    The story focuses on statistics from Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky. Last year, according to the organization, there were 269 cases of child abuse involving 369 children reported in Taylor County. Of those, 58 were substantiated, involving 105 children.

    In 2006, there were 202 cases reported, involving 228 children. About 50 of those cases were substantiated, involving 74 children.

  • Arnold anniversary

    Edwin "Ebb" and Geraldine Arnold of Casey Creek will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

    The Arnolds were married on April 5, 1958, in LaFayette, Ga.

    A reception, hosted by their children and grandchildren, will be given in their honor from 3 to 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 6 at Plum Point Baptist Church, located on KY 551 (Knifley Road) in Columbia.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. They request no gifts. However, cards are welcome.

  • TCES honored as finalist in inaugural grant program

    Taylor County Elementary School has been recognized as a finalist in the inaugural Good Deeds for Schools grant program, sponsored by Goody's Family Clothing.

    The newly created program is designed to help local schools pay for the materials they really need but cannot afford through regular education funding.

  • Ware among State Auto's PaceSetters

    Mike Ware of Jessie Insurance Agency in Campbellsville recently became a member of a select group of State Auto independent agents - PaceSetter agents.

    "The goal of our year-long PaceSetter program is to form a sales/marketing partnership with each agent to improve service to all our customers," said chairman/CEO Robert Restrepo.

    In the coming months, State Auto sales personnel will work closely with PaceSetter agents like Ware in forming a true sales alliance and providing professional assistance and feedback, as necessary.

  • 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.