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Today's News

  • 'Holiday Hero' blood drive is Dec. 7

    This year's American Red Cross' annual "Holiday Hero" blood drive will be special for many blood donors in the Campbellsville area.

    On hand will be military service personnel who have served in Iraq and the Middle East. This will be a chance for civic-minded blood donors to come and thank those individuals for their service.

    By donating blood, you have the potential to help save up to three lives this holiday season.

    The holiday blood drive will be Friday, Dec. 7 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Campbellsville National Guard Armory.

  • Wilson to participate in All-State Choir

    Morgan Wilson, an eighth-grade student at Taylor County Middle School, was recently selected to participate in the 2008 Kentucky Junior High All-State Choir in Louisville, which will take place on Feb. 7.

    Wilson is one of only 215 students chosen to participate in this honor choir from students who auditioned all over the state of Kentucky.

    She is the daughter of Shannon and Susie Wilson and the granddaughter of C.G. and Lynda Collins, Donna Wilson and Mike Wilson.

    Anyone wishing to attend the concert can order tickets beginning Dec. 6 at www.kentuckycenter.org.

  • Toys for Tots Radiothon set for Friday

    The 2007 Q-104 Toys for Tots Radiothon is set for Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on WCKQ-FM 104.1.

    The drive raises needed money to assist needy children in Taylor County with toys for Christmas.

    Community leaders will join on-air personalities Rob Collins, Cat Michaels and Brandon Reed along with other guests throughout the day to solicit donations.

    This marks the 19th year that Q-104's fundraising efforts have existed.

    Funds raised will go toward the purchase of toys that will be distributed by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue on Christmas Eve.

  • Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recently recognized as Writer of the Week for their grades are, from left: Bryce Richardson, Haley Mitchell, Jamie Cox, Brody Weeks and Brooke Harris.

  • YMCA Christmas Ball is Dec. 7

    The Frankfort YMCA is hosting its second annual YMCA Christmas Ball on Friday, Dec. 7.

    The Christmas Ball is an event designated for Special Olympic athletes and individuals with special needs in the Central Kentucky area.

    "Last year met and exceeded all expectations," said Brent Wallace, family services/marketing director of the Frankfort YMCA.

    The Ball drew more than 200 individuals throughout Kentucky. The event brought out much excitement and warmed the hearts of everyone who attended.

  • Kearney joins Army

    Jordan D. Kearney has joined the United States Army under the Delayed Entry Program.

    The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year.

    The enlistment gives the new soldier the option to learn a new skill, travel and become eligible to receive as much as $50,000 toward a college education. After completion of basic military training, soldiers receive advanced individual training in their career job specialty prior to being assigned to their first permanent duty station.

  • Metzmeier honored for his work in long-term care

    Don Metzmeier, a fixture in the Campbellsville nursing home business, was honored with a Chairman's Citation for his years working in long-term care at the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities' Annual Awards Night.

    The Chairman's Citation spotlights an individual who has dedicated their lives to improving the providing quality care to the state's elderly and disabled. The Metzmeier family owned and operated Metzmeier Nursing Home in Campbellsville for more than 40 years.

  • John Gaines receives TRH's Hero Award

    John Gaines received the Taylor Regional Hospital Hero Award on Nov. 13 at the TRH Annual Service Awards Banquet at Campbellsville University.

    Gaines is a 28-year team member at Taylor Regional Hospital and is the team leader in the plant operations department. The following was said about Gaines on his nomination form:

  • Taylor Regional Hospital presents service awards

    Taylor Regional Hospital had its annual service award presentation on Nov. 13 at Campbellsville University.

    The Quarter Century Club, retirees, Legend, Hero and retiring board members were honored as well.

    Those receiving awards:

  • CU orchestra fall concert set for Dec. 6

    The Campbellsville University Orchestra will present its annual fall concert on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    The concert will be conducted by Dr. J. Robert Gaddis, dean of the School of Music. The program is free and open to the public.