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Letters

  • First Church of God thanks

    As youth sponsor of the Campbellsville First Church of God, I'd like to express sincere thanks to Kirby Cox and Coca Cola for the banners to advertise the back to school bash that provided an evening of entertainment, food and school supplies for more than 90 children.

    Appreciation is expressed to McDonald's who donated coupons for 20 fruit smoothies that were given as door prizes. Thanks to the Big Dawg 99.9 radio station, the Central Kentucky News-Journal and persons who distributed flyers advertising the event.

  • Our compliments

    In regard to the story "A blast from the Past" published on July 28:

    Our compliments to you for hiring and helping to further train young people like Ellen Hittson. She was an absolute joy during the interview, and her finished article certainly captured the closeness and friendships that have lasted for years.

    Campbellsville and Taylor County provided such a safe, loving base for our lives, and it is certainly rewarding to see opportunities continuing to be given to young people in the forming of their futures. Kudos to you.

  • Superintendent's comment

    This is in response to Taylor County School Superintendent Roger Cook's comments in the Thursday, July 28 News-Journal:

    A reader asks about the toys setting out at the Taylor County Elementary School, rusting away. Roger Cook's comment was: "Looks like it."

    If I recall, it was just a couple of years ago that Cook was telling how Taylor County Schools were financially broke, and that a nickel tax needed to be enforced on the taxpayers of Taylor County so that we could build and have the best schools around.

  • What's justice about that?

    I read the code of ethics and this subject pertains to that. We all have read the paper or even a police report that the details are either not all there or they have thrown in something that you think, "Where did that come from?" We depend on others to get our information correctly.

    Those who write reports and take down notes should realize how they can affect other people's lives. Whether it be for insurance purposes or for court, it can make a difference.

  • FOP thanks

    The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #22 would like to thank the following individuals, churches and businesses listed for their support in providing funds for Shop With a Cop, which provided school supplies for 20 children of the Campbellsville and Taylor County school districts:

  • Celebrate Girl Scouts

    This year begins a special two-year celebration of 100 years of Girl Scouts, from 1912 to 2012.

    There will be new programs and activities offered, along with new forms of scouting and troops. Changes are taking place to make Girl Scouts better and more accessible to girls everywhere. As part of the 100-year celebration, we would like to hear from former Girl Scouts. We would love to hear about your scouting experience.

  • Thanks to road workers

    We want to congratulate the road workers for the excellent job that they did on Old Lebanon Road. It looks good and it feels great when driving. The workers were polite and professional in spite of the horrendous heat. Credit where credit is due.


    Russ and Carole Mobley
    Campbellsville

  • You can't be serious

  • Taylor County Fair thanks

    It was an honor to help with the 2011 Taylor County Fair. The few overworked, unpaid fair board members have so many tasks to do throughout the year. There are months of pre-planning, but the weeks before and during the fair can be overwhelming.

    There is constantly something to do, such as seeking sponsors and donations, mowing, spraying, weed eating, hanging banners, hanging and watering the beautiful flowers, building the stage, stocking the concessions, setting up gates and tedious daily upkeep of the grounds by picking up litter and emptying the garbage cans.

  • Top-notch school superintendents

    From reading about the Taylor County School Board's evaluation of Superintendent Roger Cook in the July 18 issue of your paper and the evaluation of Superintendent Mike Deaton by the Campbellsville Independent School Board's evaluation of him as reported in a recent issue of your paper, it sounds as though Campbellsville and Taylor County are blessed with two good leaders for our local schools, positions that are not easily carried out.

    It was particularly interesting to read board member David Hall's comments about Mr. Cook. Mr. Hall is to be commended.