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Today's News

  • Legislators didn't do enough

    The 2014 General Assembly session is all but wrapped up. The regular session ended with a two-week break, and the members returned on April 14 and 15 to address any potential vetoes by the governor and tie up loose ends.

    There were some successes in this legislative session, but also just as many disappointments as legislators wrangled with some tough issues while ignoring others.

  • He's alive!

    Years ago when our son, Dave Jr., was about 7 or 8 years, he awoke early one Easter morning, but I was awake, and he immediately began singing the chorus of the Don Francisco song, "He's Alive."

    "He's alive, yes he's alive, yes he's alive and I'm forgiven," Dave sang as he hopped out of bed.

    At first, before I could understand what he was singing, I thought something was wrong with him; maybe he was having a bad dream or was sick and crying for help.

  • New-look youth baseball leagues start play Saturday

     

  • Ratings already out for 14-15 hoops’ season

     

  • CU students, faculty travel to Israel and Jordan

     

    Samantha Stevenson

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Theology took 36 students, faculty, family, friends or CU alumni to Israel and Jordan on a Holy Land tour.

    The tour gave travelers an opportunity to experience "the fifth gospel" on March 1-11.

  • Car club offers scholarship

    Tri-County Car Club, based in Campbellsville, will award a $500 scholarship to a student studying an auto-related field each May.

    Those interested in the scholarship should send a letter of application no later than April 30 to Tri-County Car Club, Stan McKinney, 1007 Deer Park, Campbellsville, KY  42718.

    Applicants should include a high school transcript, attendance records and a short statement as to why they want to pursue an auto-related career. All applicants should also include a statement as to financial need.

  • TCMS receives McDonald's grant

     

    Taylor County Middle School's Cardinal Connection 21st Century Program has been awarded a $500 McDonald's Corporation grant.

    The money will be used to create an outdoor classroom with plants native to Kentucky.

    The classroom will also house container gardening to allow students hands-on experience raising flowers and vegetables.

  • TCMS announces honor roll

    Taylor County Middle School recently announced its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Sixth Grade

  • CHS releases honor roll

    Campbellsville High School recently released its honor roll for the third nine-weeks grading period. Students listed follow.

    All A's

    • Freshmen - Caylie Blair, Vera Brown, Blair Lamb, Laura Lamb, Murphy Lamb, Alyssa McCarthy and Caroline McMahan.

    • Sophomores - Alex Bailey and Ben Fitzgerald.

    • Juniors - Masi Wilson.

    • Seniors - Logan Dial, Emily Haley, Katelyn McMahan and Mollie Williams.

    A's and B's

  • Resident charged with sexual abuse, sodomy

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with having sexual contact with two children.

    Willard Greer, 64, of 107 Pine St., was arrested on Friday at about 3 p.m.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, in March, deputies responded to a report filed by social services staff members of inappropriate contact between Greer and a juvenile who is younger than 12.