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Today's News

  • Red Ribbon Week at CMS

    Campbellsville Middle School recently participated in Red Ribbon Week. Activities were planned throughout the week to make students aware of the dangers of drugs and alcohol. Dress-up days played a big part of the week with homeroom winners being presented with a red sports bottle. This year's theme was "Don't Monkey Around with Drugs." Red Ribbon Week is organized and sponsored by Beth Wiedewitsch, CMS guidance counselor.

  • To your Health

    Charles Britton looks over his old office. Except for a few stacks of boxed files, the office the Taylor County Health Department Manager occupied for more than three decades is empty.

    "I went in there yesterday," Britton said Thursday, standing in the midst of more boxes at the health department's new location off Campbellsville Bypass. "It seemed kind of sad. I've been there for 34 years."

  • KCS fourth graders visit Frankfort

    Kentucky Christian School fourth graders in Elizabeth Wigginton's class visited Frankfort on Nov. 15. They toured the State Capitol and received souvenir packets on behalf of State Rep. Russ Mobley. Pictured are, from left, front: Bryce Steele, Lynsey Smith, Kelsey Woodrum, Sarah Dickens, Korri Briggs, Jilly Bruns and Danielle Dickens. Back: Wigginton, Jack Miller, Christian Pace, Grace Bertram and Payton Howard.

  • Class of 1987 hosts reunion

    Taylor County High School Class of 1987 celebrated its 20th reunion on Sept. 15 at Fergie's Classic Grill and Bar. Pictured from left, front: Andy Chambers and Richard Kilby. Second row: Michael Humphress, Dominic Young, Sherry Bland Sawyer, Penny Graham Gaskins, Carlotta Davidson Johns, Ernie Sharpe, Jackie Perkins, Donna Swafford and Steve Rucker.

  • CMS eighth graders practice real-life math

    Campbellsville Middle School eighth graders in Melisa Morris' algebra I and pre-algebra classes made fruit smoothies to relate equation solving techniques to real life situations. The activity, in which students applied the equations to smoothie recipes, was a "Thoughtful Classroom" activity.

  • Williams-Smith

    Danielle Licoe Williams and Adam Blake Smith, both of Campbellsville, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 16 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

    The Rev. James Jones performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Melissa and Danny Williams of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Linda and Mike Baker of Campbellsville and the late Gary Rogers.

  • Pickerell-Durrett

    Whitney Jordan Pickerell and Stephen Blake Durrett will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 15.

    Pickerell is the daughter of George and Sandy Pickerell of Hodgenville. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Pickerell of Hodgenville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Whitlock.

    Durrett is the son of Steve Durrett of Summersville and the late Tammy Durrett. His grandparents are Shirley and Cliff French of Campbellsville, Wilma Durrett of Summersville and the late Rev. Ancil Durrett and James Harold Larimore.

    A private ceremony is planned.

  • Police gear up for holiday crime

    Local police are gearing up for what is historically a time when thefts and burglaries are on the rise.

    Most thefts and burglaries occur between December and February, according to Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield. And with a few protective measures, residents can do their part to prevent these types of crimes.

    "It is a different day and time," Benningfield said. "It used to be people could leave their home unsecured for days at a time. You can't do that anymore."

  • CU offers resume writing workshop

    Students took advantage of a resume writing workshop at Campbellsville University recently. One-on-one help is also provided, as well as in the group resume writing and job interview workshops. Students who are job hunting and would like more information on when workshops are scheduled may contact Elmore at 789-5192.

  • Lissanu speaks on lung cancer

    In recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Taylor Regional Hospital hosted a program on lung cancer on Nov. 29.

    The program was presented by Dr. Zewdu Lissanu, medical oncologist at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at Taylor Regional Hospital.