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Today's News

  • Russell joins Transforming Edgez

    Dana Russell has joined the staff at Transforming Edgez, 138 Campbellsville Bypass, Suite 3.

    Russell has more than 20 years of experience.

    She specializes in family hair care, perms and waxes.

  • Kessler named to KAA board

    John Wayne Kessler, apprentice auctioneer and sales associate with Kessler Auction & Realty Co., has been elected to a one-year term on the Kentucky Auctioneers Association board of directors.

    Kessler's election occurred during the KAA's annual convention recently in Bowling Green.

    Kessler becomes the youngest person ever elected to the association's board of directors.

    The KAA was founded in 1958 and its membership is made up of professional auctioneers from across the state.

  • Kentucky Heartland Outreach is seeking families in need of home repairs

    Kentucky Heartland Outreach will be awarded a grant from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund administered by the Kentucky Housing Corporation.

    As a result, KHO is currently taking applications from low-income families in Taylor and Green counties who are in need of home repair. The repairs will be completed in the summer of 2008 and are totally free of charge to the homeowner.

    The deadline for applications is Feb. 29.

  • Experience Works searches for outstanding older worker

    Experience Works, the nation's largest training and employment organization for mature workers, is searching for Kentucky's outstanding older worker. Experience Works Prime Time Awards program is part of Experience Works' national effort to raise awareness of the contributions made by older individuals and to break down barriers associated with the hiring of all older workers. Outstanding older workers from every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will be honored in Washington, D.C., and in their home states for their contributions to the workforce and local communities.

  • Library to offer computer class

    Taylor County Public Library will host a beginning computer class taught by Guy "Scotty" Strupper.

    The class will be offered Thursday, March 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the library.

    The class will cover basic computer hardware, basic software and computer concepts, setting up printers, installing and uninstalling programs and updating Windows through www.microsoft.com.

    The class will be limited to six people on a first come, first served basis.

  • FFA prepares to celebrate

    Beginning Feb. 18 and continuing through Feb. 22, Taylor County Future Farmers of America will take part in National FFA Week.

    This is a week celebrated by FFA members all over the country in honor of Presidents' Day. Taylor County FFA has been celebrating the week for more than 30 years, and has another week of celebration planned for later this year.

    Today, which is Presidents' Day, begins FFA Week for Taylor County FFA. The chapter will celebrate by attending Mr. Gattis' for fellowship and food, and later going to Green River Cinema 6 for a movie.

  • Beagles rock at Westminster

    I'd been looking for the right time to return to this page, and when my ole buddy Uno carted off the top dog ribbon at the Westminster Kennel Club Show last week, I figured the moon and stars were actually aligned.

    Words started flowing off my paws again like campaign promises. I could hardly stifle myself.

    Yes, it's time for change all right. Why can't a canine run for the White House? Lord knows there's been some dogs already on the campaign trail.

  • Public record for Feb. 18

    Small Claims Filed

    08-S-001, filed 1/2/08; Gertrude E. Tucker of Bluegrass Drive in Campbellsville v. Angel Osborne of Autumn Drive in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for rent, utilities, property and court fees, $1,619.19 and $192 in court costs.

    08-S-007, filed 1/18/08; WLSK-FM Commonwealth Broadcasting of West Main Street in Lebanon v. The Smoke Pit of New Columbia Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for advertising, $1,060 and $91 in court costs.

  • City Schools vote to make travel easier

    It's funny how far two dollars will go.

    For sports teams and other extracurricular groups at City Schools, it may not be how far $2 will take them but the psychological boost knowing they may not have to raise that much more just to participate for their school.

    In January, a Campbellsville Board of Education proposal was floated that traveling groups from City Schools would have to pay $3.86 a mile for bus travel.

  • Man charged with third DUI after collision

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with DUI after he was involved in a motor vehicle collision.

    Anthony H. Gillespie, 58, of 121 London Drive was arrested at 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

    According to Gillespie's arrest citation, he was involved in a motor vehicle collision and appeared under the influence of intoxicants. Records state results of Gillespie's blood test are still pending.

    The citation states the arrest was Gillespie's third DUI offense.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Ben Riggs investigated.