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Today's News

  • ATV safety night is Thursday

    ATV safety night for children and adults is Thursday at the Taylor County Extension office.

    A free meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6 p.m.

    Two motocross helmets will be given away as door prizes.

    For more information, or to RSVP, call the extension office at 465-4511.

  • Hicks Kids Corner

    Addy Wright, 1 1/2, and Lilly Rayne Hicks, born on Aug. 30, are the daughters of Adam Hicks and Christa Wright of Campbellsville. Their grandparents are Ron and Sharon Hicks of Campbellsville and Robin and Rodney McKenzie and Kevin and Tracy Wright, all of Summersville. Great-grandparents are Doris Davis of Campbellsville, Linda Thompson of Greensburg, Johnny Thompson, Peggy and Tommy Whitlow and Jamie Wright, all of Summersville, and the late Buddy Wright, Tom Proctor and Edith and Delmar Hicks.

  • Cook-Wilson

    Amanda Dean Cook and Jeremy Chad Wilson will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 15.

    Cook is the daughter of Roger Cook of Russellville and Melva Wood of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Ethel Wood of Campbellsville and the late David Wood and Virginia Cook.

    She is a 1996 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed as a pharmacy technician at Central Drug Store in Campbellsville.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital opens wound healing center

    Taylor Regional Hospital has opened a Wound Healing Center at 125A Kingswood Drive. The health care specialists at the Wound Healing Center will provide a treatment plan designed specifically for the patients' needs.

    The wound care teams will perform a complete history and physical exam resulting in an individualized treatment plan designed for each patient.

  • Kentucky State Police trains teens to 'Drive To Stay Alive'

    Taylor County High School's Cody Smith and Dakota Gilbert were among 33 high school students from 26 schools throughout the state who checked into the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort recently.

    During their three-day stay, they learned safe driving techniques from Kentucky State Police instructors as part of the fifth annual "Drive To Stay Alive" program, which ran from Nov. 11-14.

    Activities included classroom exercises at KSP headquarters in Frankfort and hands-on driving instruction at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School's recent Students of the Week are: Tessa Daffron, Melissa Dillery, Sara Glover, Shana Gonterman, Eli Harris, Mary Jefferson, Cody McDonald, Devin Reynolds, Chris Sapp, Tyler Thomas, Jacob Williams and Hope Wigginton. Not pictured is William Phelps. Teachers nominate the students each week for excelling academically, giving 110 percent, possessing a great attitude and helping their classmates.

  • Tigers roll past Asbury

    Campbellsville University hit 10 three-pointers and coach Keith Adkins' Tigers rolled to their 10th victory in 12 outings 83-64 on Tuesday night at home vs. Asbury College.

    Bubba Long's 18 points paced the five CU starters, who all reached double figures. Kyle Martin added 14 points, Nestor Colmenares and Troy Harris 11 apiece and Marcus Nicks 10.

    Colmenares also had nine rebounds while Long had seven assists.

    The Tigers play at Berea on Saturday and will be off until Dec. 17 when they host Berry (Ga.).

  • Archbishop visits OLPH

    Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz visited Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on Sunday, where he celebrated Mass and the consecration of the parish's new altar. Above, Kurtz is pictured with altar servers Chris Sapp and Daniel Ross, left, and Father Jim Bromwich, pastor, right.

  • Atwood-Abell

    Kimberly Dawn Atwood and Phillip Dale Abell, both of Lebanon, exchanged wedding vows on July 14 on the beach of Jekyll Island, Ga.

    The Rev. Dimas Diaz performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Paul and Linda Atwood of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Eddie Shofner of Campbellsville and the late Ruby Shofner and Prayor and Eller Atwood.

    The groom is the son of Joe and Linda Abell of Lebanon. His grandparents are the late Walter and Lillian Abell and Tolbert and Bessie Edwards.

  • Bryant to graduate from Murray on Dec. 15

    Savannah Bryant of Campbellsville will receive her bachelor of arts degree on Saturday, Dec. 15 when Murray State University honors its most recent graduates.

    The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. inside the Regional Special Events Center. The event marks the university's 10th annual December commencement. August 2007 graduates and December 2007 graduation candidates will be recognized at the official mid-year ceremony.

    Complete and updated commencement information can be viewed online at www.murraystate.edu.