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Today's News

  • CU to host noted theologian

    Dr. William Brackney, distinguished professor of Christian theology and ethics at Acadia Divinity College in Canada, will be the Baptist Heritage Series lecturer at Campbellsville University on Monday, March 3.

    Brackney's address is at 7 p.m. in the classroom of Ransdell Chapel. His topic is "Tradition is Not All Bad, Even for Baptists!" The public is invited to his presentation.

    Brackney will also be appearing on a Dialogue on Public Issues broadcast that is shown on CU's TV 4/Cable Channel 10.

  • Ages and stages

    The other day I overheard two young women discussing relationships. From what I gathered, people their age (mid 20s) don't date the way I've always understood dating. Instead, they go through a progression of stages.

    If I have this correct, first you "talk with" a person over a period of time, then you move into "hanging out." After that comes "going out" and then I think you move into "being in a relationship."

    I'm so 53.

    Currently, I'm reading a book about generational differences, "Mind the Gap!" It describes and defines five generations of people alive today:

  • Taylor Regional Hospital publishes cookbook for 2008 Gala

    Taylor Regional Hospital has collected the best recipes from team members, family and friends and compiled them into an attractive keepsake cookbook. These one-of-a-kind cookbooks are currently available for sale for $15.

    They may be purchased at the following locations: Citizens Bank and its two branches, Taylor County Bank main branch, Community Trust Bank and one branch, Forcht Bank and one branch, Mitchell's Men's Wear, Magnolia Alley, PVA Office, Taylor Regional Hospital Gift Shop and the Taylor Regional Hospital Human Resources Department.

  • TCES Family Night is Friday, Feb. 29

    Taylor County Elementary School will host a family night tomorrow from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    The theme will be "Read Across TCES."

    Students and their families are invited to come for a night of fun and exciting math and reading sessions, games, refreshments and prizes.

    Guests can have their pictures made with the guest of honor, The Cat in the Hat.

    There will also be a Scholastic book fair, located in the library.

  • Kroger East Broadway reopens

    Kroger manager Kevin Taylor and Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen cut the ribbon Wednesday morning, Feb. 13 at the grand opening of the remodeled Kroger at 1509 E. Broadway. The remodeling added 2,500 square feet, a drive-through pharmacy, a nutritional center, an improved deli and new refrigeration equipment. The new decor also features an additional express lane and new, faster checkout lane technology. Several door prizes were given away.

  • CES students receive math medals

    Campbellsville Elementary fourth graders Hunter Milby, Gracie Begley, Cody Garrett, Rachel Price, Doyle Clements, Jasmine Clemmons and Jensen Martin received a math medal during a recent celebration assembly. This award was earned by completing 80 multiplication or division problems in less than two minutes.

  • CES to host kindergarten registration March 20

    Registration for kindergarten students entering Campbellsville Independent Schools for the 2008-2009 school year will take place Thursday, March 20.

    If your child attends Campbellsville Preschool or Head Start, this registration will be completed with them. Children enrolling must be 5 years old by or on Oct. 1, 2008.

    Parents with children entering kindergarten in August will need to contact Campbellsville Elementary School, located at 230 W. Main St. between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Parents may call 465-4561 to register by phone or come by the school for enrollment information.

  • Former Campbellsville officer graduates KSP class

    Jermaine Kilgore, a former Campbellsville Police officer, is among 62 people who graduated from the Kentucky State Police academy in Frankfort on Monday.

    Kilgore will be assigned to Post 5 in Campbellsburg.

  • Tobacco not the cash crop it used to be

    No one ever said farming was easy. But faced with increased production costs and a sub-par contract offering, some tobacco farmers are finding their livelihood even more difficult.

    Bernie Cave is one of those farmers. Cave grew up on a Taylor County tobacco farm. He paid his way through college working in tobacco fields. But today, he's finding that tobacco just isn't the cash crop it used to be.

    "In light of current contract prices, I plan to expand my cow herd and broodmare band and downsize my tobacco production each year as my financial condition will allow."

  • Leap Day babies get to celebrate tomorrow

    Though Davina Gupton will celebrate her 13th birthday tomorrow, she's been driving for a lot longer.

    Gupton was born on Feb. 29, 1956.

    "I say I'm just becoming a teenager," she says. "I'm just not getting too old."

    Though she said she was due to be born two weeks earlier, Gupton wasn't delivered until Leap Day nearly 52 years ago.

    At first, Gupton thought she might feel left out because she doesn't always get to celebrate her actual birthday.

    "I was actually born in February but [I was] not really here on the 28th."