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Today's News

  • Local briefs

    Local dairy meeting scheduled

    A local Area Dairy Producer meeting has been set for Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Ponderosa Steak House.

    Sponsored by the American Dairy Association, the meeting will provide useful information to dairy farmers.

    Call (800) 928-6455 for more information.

    DMA offers soldier care package options

    The Kentucky Department of Military Affairs is reminding those who wish to show soldiers their support that there are several options.

  • Penn-Sharp

    Anna Lindsey Penn and John David Sharp, both of Campbellsville, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 9 at Palestine Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

    Bro. Danny Pace performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of John and Tana Penn of Mannsville. Her grandparents are Charlie and Patsy Lampley of Calvert City, Ky., and Donnie Penn and Jeanette Penn, both of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Gary and Mary Ann Sharp of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Floyd and Pauline Wise and Loretta Sharp, all of Campbellsville, and the late Bill Sharp.

  • Grand jury indicts Greensburg woman

    A Greensburg woman has been indicted on charges alleging that she assaulted a police officer.

    Marijane Brandenburg, 25, of 109 Riverview St. was indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    She was charged with third- and fourth-degree assault, resisting arrest, alcohol intoxication and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

    According to court records, Campbellsville Police received a complaint of an assault at Wal-Mart Supercenter on Oct. 17.

  • England anniversary

    Herbert and Elizabeth England celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on Nov. 8.

    Mr. England was a self-employed contractor in Taylor County for more than 55 years.

    They have two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Ray and Leslie England of Greenville, Ky., and Larry and Betty Sue England of Campbellsville; and a daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Wayne Sapp of Campbellsville.

  • Riggs-Brock Shower

    Heather Riggs and MacKenzie Brock were honored with a wedding shower on Oct. 20. Pictured are, from left: Tina Draper, hostess and groom's mother; MacKenzie and Heather; and Vickie Brock, hostess. The couple married on Nov. 3.

  • People dont want additional taxes

    I don't know what it means for three area school systems asking for voter endorsement of a "recallable nickel" tax, but last week's ballot results on other issues would not seem to bode well for any measure that would require additional grit from taxpayers.

    If I had sewage laying on the surface of my back yard, I might feel a little differently about annexation than the majority of people in a South Campbellsville precinct who had an opportunity to do something about it.

    The message is, I think: People are not going to vote extra taxes (or expenses) on themselves.

  • Settlement reached in Water Co. case

    A settlement has been reached in the case of a former employee who sued the Campbellsville Water Co.

    In March 2006, a jury awarded Campbellsville resident Sandra Bailey more than $200,000 in lost wages, emotional distress and damages.

  • Holmes Shower

    Amanda Holmes was honored with a wedding shower recently at Campbellsville Vineyard Church. Pictured are, from left, hostess Leslie DeGrez, Holmes and hostesses Heather Russell and Kendal Hardin. Holmes will marry Aaron Rowland on Nov. 10.

  • Now about my gripes

    Have you noticed lately a good many restaurants playing loud music on their intercom? That's hard to decipher. The other night my wife and I stopped at a favorite steakhouse for dinner. The music was so loud we left before ordering.

  • Local girl crowned UK's fall homecoming queen

    Amory Cox, a junior biology major from Campbellsville, was crowned University of Kentucky fall homecoming queen on Saturday, Oct. 27. She represented Sigma Chi Fraternity.

    Cox was among about 30 girls who were nominated for the title by Greek organizations, clubs, the band and other student-led groups. The nominees had to complete an application, and a committee of professors and local business leaders narrowed the pool to 10.