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Today's News

  • Thanksgiving psalm

    (Note: This is my annual Thanksgiving psalm.)

    Holy God,

    Where do I even begin to tell you how grateful I am that you, God of all creation, should stoop to bless my life?

    I am deeply humbled, aware of my unworthiness and your great mercy. Thank you seems puny and insufficient, yet it's all I have to give you.

    Thank you, Lord, for capri pants and Gerber daisies. For thick, warm towels fresh from the dryer, "two-point" tapioca pudding and pumpkin marmalade.

  • Messengers appoint new board members

    The Kentucky Baptist Convention's Committee on Nominations recently announced its nominations for members of the Kentucky Baptist Convention Mission Board and the boards of several affiliated institutions and agencies.

    The nominations were approved by messengers of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, who convened their annual meeting Nov. 13-14 at Severns Valley Baptist Church.

    Local Board appointments are as follows:

  • Shelly Peterson honored with baby shower

    Shelly Peterson was recently honored with a baby shower hosted by Angela Cox and Angie Graham. Peterson and her husband, Steven, are expecting a baby girl on Dec. 30.

  • Girl Scouts attend Festival of the Arts

    Taylor County Girl Scout Troop #298 attended the annual "Festival of the Arts" in Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 10. Four members of the troop attended events, which included a visit to the Embroiderers Guild, Hurricane on the Bayou IMAX film and The Spider Speaks. They are, from left, Grace Bertram, Sarah Dickens, Danielle Dickens and Payton Howard.

  • Board recognizes 'distinguished' students

    Thirty students were recognized at the Campbellsville Independent School Board meeting last week.

    Each earned "distinguished" test scores in all areas tested for their grade level last year.

    In the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System, better known as CATS, students' scores are calculated on four levels: novice, apprentice, proficient and distinguished. The statewide goal is for all students to reach proficient status by 2014.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Nov. 26-30

    Monday - Chicken tenders, hash brown, corn on the cob, peach cobbler and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken noodle soup, grilled cheese, baked chips, yogurt, graham cracker and milk.

    Wednesday - Lasagna, tossed salad, corn, toast, pudding cup and milk.

    Thursday - Hamburger, onion, pickles, French fries, pork and beans, Fruit Shape-Up and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog, potato rounds, carrot sticks, fruit mix, chocolate chip cookie and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Nov. 26-30

  • Pace tells Jacob's Ladder story

    Danny Pace, Bible teacher and assistant at Kentucky Christian School, shares the story of Jacob's Ladder with second graders.

  • Lahiff birthday

    Kelsey Lahiff recently celebrated her 11th birthday. She is the daughter of Renee Dobson of Campbellsville and Nick Lahiff of Philadelphia, Pa. Her grandparents are Rick and Linda Robb of Greensburg and Ruth and Joe Scullin of Philadelphia. Pictured are, from left, front: Haley Wright, Brooklyn Ferrell, Victoria Kidd and Savannah DeLaGarza. Middle: Bailey Gowin, Taylor Smoot, Kelsey and Emily Porter. Back: Sarrah Phillips, Tyler Frogge, Andrew Scalos and Lyrik Young.

  • Public Record for week of Nov. 22

    Traffic

    Johnnie R. Abell, 48, of Sheila Drive in Campbellsville, failure to produce insurance card, no new violations, dismissed with leave to reinstate.

    Shannon R. Blair, 34, of Saloma Road in Campbellsville, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

    Tonya R. Blandford, 37, of Falcon Crest Drive in Lebanon, speeding, no new violations, proof filed, dismissed.

    James W. Brown, 21, of Clearfork Road in Russell Springs, speeding, $138, state traffic school.

  • Police/Court briefs

    Man arrested, charged with robbery

    Taylor County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a Campbellsville man and charged him with robbing a local convenient store last Thursday.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Walsh, Christopher Dale Tucker, 30, of 939 Underwood Road was arrested Friday at 9:31 p.m.

    Sheriff's deputies were looking for a white male who robbed Jr. Foods store on Elk Horn Road at 10:34 p.m.