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Today's News

  • Annual candle lighting ceremony is Dec. 9

    The annual Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9.

    The U.S. Senate has, for several years, joined in the Worldwide Candle Lighting remembrance by unanimously passing resolutions at the request of the Compassionate Friends, declaring the second Sunday in December of each year as National Children's Memorial Day.

  • "Three Women Weaving"

    Weavers Joyce Baker, left, of Campbellsville, and her mother, Doris Baker of Greensburg, are displaying hand-woven baskets on exhibit at Campbellsville University's Art Gallery through Dec. 14. The show, titled "Three Women Weaving," also features the work of another daughter, Carren Hattersley of Nicholasville. They have been working together for three years. For more information, call 789-5133.

  • Cards roll over Washington in opener

    Taylor County fell behind 10-2, but tallied 21 straight points to highlight an 86-62 season-opening triumph over Washington County on Tuesday night.

    The Commanders hit their first four shots, including a pair of three-pointers, to take the early eight-point advantage.

    But senior Josh Gumm scored 10 quick points for the Cardinals and Lloyd Stotts came off the bench for five points and an assist in a 40-second span.

    Chase Cox had 13 of his 17 first-half points in the last 1:43 of the second quarter.

  • Campbellsville University celebrates 10 anniversary partnership

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's WHALE Tales water safety education program is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an estimated 3,000 fourth graders from Campbellsville and Taylor County elementary schools having been taught water safety education at the CU swimming pool.

  • Prenatal class graduates 4 couples

    Four couples graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes at Taylor Regional Hospital in August. The classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Taylor Regional Hospital's meeting room. This is a five-week series and is free to anyone delivering at TRH. The class is taught by Jenny Dobson, RN, CLC, CCE. Those in the class, include: Tiffany and Judy Benningfield; Jillian and Andrew Morgan; Paige and Shaun Hord, and Jessica and Jamie Browning, all of Campbellsville.

  • Dr. Asser El-Atfy honored as a Fellow

    Dr. Asser El-Atfy was recently elected a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. El-Atfy attended the ACCP annual meeting in October, where he was officially recognized as a Fellow.

    The ACCP is a not-for-profit medical society representing 16,500 members in more than 100 countries. Members include specialist physicians, allied health professionals and Ph.D.s focusing on diseases of the chest.

  • Williams named associate at Louisville law firm

    A Taylor County native has been named as an associate at Greenebaum Doll & McDonald law firm.

    Nathan D. Williams has joined the firm as an associate in the litigation and dispute resolution practice group in Louisville.

    He received a B.S. degree in agricultural economics, with summa cum laude honors, from the University of Kentucky and his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law.

    Wiliams is a native of Campbellsville and a 2001 graduate of Taylor County High School.

  • God's Friendship Chapel has new pastor

    God's Friendship Chapel has a new pastor, Bro. Dennis Pennick and his wife Brenda, formerly of Greensburg.

  • Jessie earns agriculture scholarship

    John Baxter Jessie, a senior at the University of Kentucky, has recently been awarded The John A. Moser Scholarship in the College of Agriculture for the 2007-2008 academic year.

    This award is based on academic performance, leadership roles and a personal essay.

    Jessie is the son of Doug and Vicki Mullins of Campbellsville and the late Keith Jessie. He will graduate in May 2008 with a degree in agriculture economics. He is working at Overbrook Farm in Lexington, founded by the late W.T. Young.

  • Intrepid Home Health helps celebrate National Home Care Month

    More than 11 million Americans receive home-delivered health care. In their honor, Intrepid USA Home Health, 296 Campbellsville Bypass, joins the National Association for Home Care & Hospice in celebrating November as National Home Care Month under the theme, "Compassionate Health Care Delivered to Your Doorstep."