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Today's News

  • Cornettes celebrate Leap Year birthday

    Katelyn Cornette and Jacob Cornette celebrated their Leap Day birthday with a three-day party consisting of a George Strait concert in Lexington, a pool party/sleepover at Holiday Day Inn Express and Chuck E. Cheese. The 12-year-olds are the children of Clifton and Kim Carter of Campbellsville and David Cornette of Florida. They are the grandchildren of Don and Sue Green of Campbellsville.

  • Cleanup week begins Monday

    Those wanting to clean out their attics and garages in honor of the arrival of spring can also "spring clean" the community next week.

    The 10th annual Commonwealth Cleanup Week - a week-long event geared toward "spring cleaning" Kentucky's communities - begins Sunday.

    Taylor County Solid Waste Coordinator Debbie McNear said those interested in pitching in should contact her to make the arrangements.

    As of Tuesday, however, no groups had signed up to participate though she said she sent information to several local church and school groups.

  • School menus for March 24-28

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    March 24-28

    Monday _ Cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, baked beans, pudding pop and milk.

    Tuesday _ Pizza, Cheetos, corn, applesauce, brownie and milk.

    Wednesday _ Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, pinto beans, glazed carrots and milk.

    Thursday _ Lasagna, tossed salad, potato rounds, peaches and milk.

    Friday _ Hot dog, baked chips, carrots, Fruit Roll-Up, Elf Grahams, apple and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    March 24-28

  • Adopt-a-Highway Spring Clean Week is March 23-39

    Volunteers will be out in full force next week to spring clean Kentucky's roadsides. The Transportation Cabinet announced recently that the Adopt-a-Highway Spring Clean Week will be March 23-29.

    "The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet appreciates the effort put forth by all Adopt-a-Highway groups in keeping our highways and communities beautiful and litter-free," Transportation Secretary Joe Prather said.

  • Curry to present senior art exhibit at the Hite

    Campbellsville's Karla Curry will be among 10 candidates to complete their bachelor of fine arts at the Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville this spring.

    The students will present an exhibition of their work beginning Tuesday, March 25 in the Hite's Schneider Hall galleries. This exhibition is a culmination of their undergraduate work demonstrating their technical competence, aesthetic abilities and knowledge of professional studio practice.

  • Taylor County releases school calendar for 2008-2009

    Taylor County School District has released its calendar for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Professional development will be from July 28 through July 31 with opening day on Aug. 1.

    First day for students is Monday, Aug. 4.

    Other dates to remember are:

    Sept. 1 - Labor Day

    Oct. 6-17 - Fall break

    Nov. 3 - Kentucky Education Association Day

    Nov. 4 - Election Day

    Nov. 26-28 - Thanksgiving break

    Dec. 22-Jan. 1 - Winter break

    Jan. 19 - Martin Luther King Day

    Feb. 16 - Presidents' Day

    April 6-10 - Spring break

  • Public record for March 20

    Traffic

    James Adam Hogan, 26, of Old Columbia Road in Campbellsville, failure to wear seat belts, $25; failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, proof filed, dismissed.

    Debra Janes, 50, of Academy Street in Greensburg, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $148; failure to produce insurance card, dismissed; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, $500, $400 probated if defendant maintains insurance.

    Herman G. Jones, 45, of Jones Road in Columbia, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $148.

  • Holmes playing Tavistock Cup after Miami

    After competing in the World Golf Championships/CA Championship through Sunday in Miami, John "J.B." Holmes will play in the fifth annual Tavistock Cup at Isleworth Golf and Country Club in Orlando on Monday and Tuesday.

    The Cup showcases the touring golf professional members of Isleworth and Lake Nona, two of the finest golf and country clubs in the world, in a head-to-head team competition.

  • Citizens gives to Hiestand House Museum

    Citizens Bank & Trust donated $2,500 to the Jacob Hiestand House Museum. Mark Johnson makes the check presentation to Betty Jane Gorin-Smith.

  • KCS hosts Lincolnfest

    Kentucky Christian School recently celebrated Abraham Lincoln's 200th celebration with "Lincolnfest." They pieced and quilted a quilt for their presentation. All the boys in the school were dressed as President Lincoln and the girls as Mary Todd Lincoln. Pictured are students in Elizabeth Wigginton's fourth grade class, from left, front: Kelsey Woodrum, Lynsey Smith, Jilly Bruns, Grace Bertram and Danielle Dickens. Back: Wigginton, Sarah Dickens, Christian Pace, Bryce Steele, Jack Miller and Payton Howard.