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Today's News

  • Public record for Dec. 10

    District Civil Filed

    07-C-070, filed 2/16/07; RJM Acquisitions LLC v. Greg Forrest of Jan Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $838.61, interest and court costs. The defendant was served 12/3/07.

    07-C-218, filed 6/5/07; Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. v. Joshua Keith Posey of Thurman Henley Hill Road in Hodgenville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for damages in collision, $1,835.48, interest and court costs. The defendant was served 11/19/07.

  • Volunteers sought for archeological work

    On Jan. 8, archeologists from the Southeast Archeological Center in Atlanta will begin working at the Boyhood Home at Knob Creek near Hodgenville, and they're seeking students and volunteers to help.

    This project, funded by the Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, will provide archeological data for any evidence from the Lincoln family time period or earlier historical periods.

    Archeologists will be using shovel testing survey methods, geophysical surveys, magnetometer surveys, test unit excavation and backhoe trenching.

  • Police/Court briefs

    One injured in two-vehicle collision

    One person was injured Wednesday in a two-car collision on KY 527.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Rodney Cox, Allison Thompson, 17, of Gene Hunt Road in Campbellsville was driving a 2003 Chevrolet at 4:30 p.m. on KY 527.

    The report states Thompson struck a 2004 Chevrolet being operated by Mazetta Sprowles, 63, of Maple Road in Campbellsville.

    Sprowles was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel where she was treated and released.

  • 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.