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Today's News

  • Washington, D.C. trip being planned for local veterans

    Washington D.C., the capital city of the United States, holds war memorials that are visited by thousands of veterans each year.

    However, at Moday’s Memorial Day ceremony, several local veterans said that they had not visited the war memorials.

    A couple of local men are trying to change that.

  • Fair rides into town

    The annual Taylor County Fair will be back in town June 3-10, and fair organizers are hoping for at least 14,000 attendees this year.

    Fair Board President Paul Malone said one big change from previous years is a new midway provider, James Gang Amusements out of Andalusia, Alabama. A midway provider is a contractor that provides rides, other attractions, game booths and fair foods.

    “We’ll have 18 rides,” said Malone. “We’ll have rides for small children, and then there’ll be rides for the youth … and adults.”

  • Hot vehicles pose danger for kids, pets

    Over the last seven years, an average of 37 children die in the U.S. per year from vehicular heat strokes, caused by being locked in a hot car with no air conditioning, according to kidsandcars.org.

    The majority of these incidents are unintentional, usually stemming from a distracted parent who forgets that a child is still in the car.

    Incidents like these happen at a variety of places, from grocery stores to places of employment and many others.

    Especially in parking lots, an unsuspecting citizen may spot a child in a car on a hot, summer day.

  • New CU field house project progressing

    The new field house at Campbellsville University will be larger than the one that burned down several months ago.

    Architects are working on designs, and CU officials are hopeful that there will be drawings publicly available in the next month or so.

    “We are looking to have a larger structure that complements the athletic complex,” said Keith Spears, CU vice president for communication.

  • Missing goose safely returned home

    Melvin is safe at home.

    Just more than a week after a popular Canada goose, which has lived at the former State Fire Rescue Training Center for Area 14, went missing, it has now returned.

    The goose, named Melvin by many who visited the area, was found Wednesday evening around Robinson Creek.

    Mark Gray, who owns the old State Fire Rescue Training Center property, said he was excited to have Melvin back at home. He estimated that Robinson Creek was about six or seven miles from Melvin’s home.

  • Barnett, other area golfers post good numbers

     

  • White Sox win league, Reds take tournament title

     

  • Yankees roll in game three for Major League title

     

    Campbellsville Youth Baseball Major League
    Regular season
    June 9

    Indians 11, Twins 5
    Yankees 23, Red Sox 2
    League championship series (best of 3)
    June 12
    Mets 4, Yankees 1
    June 13
    Yankees 12, Mets 2
    June 15
    Yankees 17, Mets 3

  • Holmes in 28th Major tourney in Wisconsin

     

  • Braves add tourney title to season Pee Wee crown

     

    It’s been a good month of June for the Pee Wee League Braves. They defeated the Royals two games to none for the regular-season crown and then last Friday double-dipped the Dodgers for the tournament title.