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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.