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Today's News

  • CES donates to food pantry

    Campbellsville Elementary School Principal Linda Handley is pictured with food that students collected for the Taylor County Food Pantry as part of Red Ribbon Week activities. Students collected more than 1,500 cans during the week and also raised $126 for cystic fibrosis.

  • Fixing Christmas

    Last week I met a man who told me how his community thumbed their noses at the anti-Christmasness of their annual holiday show.

    Some had decided they couldn't sing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" in a public gathering so they rewrote the words.

    Ha ha ha, the man said. As the chorus on stage sang, "We wish you a happy holiday," the audience sang even louder, "We wish you a MERRY CHRISTMAS!"

  • School Menus for Dec. 17-19

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Dec. 17-19

    Monday - Popcorn chicken, broccoli casserole, corn, fruit mix, Elf Grahams and milk.

    Tuesday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, carrot sticks, oatmeal square, peaches and milk.

    Wednesday - Hot dog, Fruit Roll-Up, baked chips, carrot sticks, celery sticks, fruit and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Dec. 17-19

    Monday - Chicken tenders, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, bread and milk.

    Tuesday - Baked spaghetti, tossed salad, buttered peas, Elf Grahams and milk.

  • A New Day in Frankfort

    Steve Beshear was sworn in at 12:01 Tuesday morning as Kentucky's new governor at the Executive Mansion in Frankfort and several Taylor Countians were on hand to help celebrate.

    Members of the Taylor County and Campbellsville marching bands participated in the inauguration parade in downtown Frankfort.

  • Tigers march in inaugural parade

    Campbellsville University Tiger Marching Band members attending Gov. Steve Beshear's inauguration parade on Tuesday include from left: Liz Lowery of Clarksville, Tenn., Rachel Cain of Corbin, Carla Edmondson of Independence, Alisa Florence of Brownsville, E.J. Jones of Campbellsville, Amber Jinnett of Hodgenville, Aaron LaFollette of Hodgenville and Amanda Saunders of Owensboro. They performed with the Kentucky Intercollegiate Band.

  • Local piano instructors participate in keyboard festival

    The Central Kentucky Music Teachers Association celebrated its founding 25 years ago with its annual Keyboard Festival at Campbellsville University on Nov. 17.

    Eleven teachers submitted students to participate in the event, Beth Cochran, Judith Davis, Peggy Hardy, Sida Roberts, Wesley Roberts and Suellen Shaw, all of Campbellsville; Diana Aubrey of Hodgenville, Sharon Bertram of Monticello, Robert Reynolds of Columbia and Carina Tiotuico of Elizabethtown.

  • Lodge on hold yet again

    Efforts to build a lodge and golf course at Green River Lake have hit a snag once again.

    In October, Franklin Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate issued an injunction preventing the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet from issuing or opening proposals on projects at Green River Lake, Herrington Lake, General Burnside Island and Lake Malone.

  • Man pleads guilty to theft, other charges dismissed

    A Campbellsville man has pleaded guilty to a theft charge and had other charges against him dismissed in exchange for his guilty plea.

    Jerry D. Maupin, 35, of 265 Maupin Road in Campbellsville appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

  • Thomas earns LPN degree

    Tara Whitney Thomas graduated Nov. 27 from the Boyle County Technical College's Danville campus with a licensed practical nursing degree and an associate's degree in applied science.

    She is the daughter of Darlene and Richard Britton and John and Lisa Thomas, all of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are John and Helen Mattingly of Calvary and the late Jack and Dotty Thomas.

    Thomas is currently employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Adair escapes again with 50-42 win over CHS

    Adair County scored 23 of the final 35 points to post a 50-42 home-court victory over Campbellsville on Tuesday night.

    The Eagles, who played without Shumari Bridgewater who was sitting out a one-game suspension after being ejected during Saturday's game at Christian Academy, battled the Fifth Region favorite Indians and led by as many as five points and held a 30-27 advantage with 4:05 left in the third frame.