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Local News

  • Local briefs

    Sheriff's Department to close during holidays

    Taylor County Sheriff's Department will be closed on Dec. 24 and Dec. 25 and Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. The department will accept walk-ins to pay property tax bills on Jan. 2 and Jan. 3. Mailed payments must be postmarked by Dec. 31.

    Library Board meeting rescheduled

    Taylor County Public Library's Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, Jan. 3, at noon at the Library. The meeting had been scheduled for Jan. 1.

  • Police brief

    Campbellsville woman injured in three-vehicle crash

    A Campbellsville woman was treated at and released from Taylor Regional Hospital on Saturday following a three-vehicle crash.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital presents service awards to Auxiliary volunteers

    Taylor Regional Hospital Auxiliary volunteers hosted an awards luncheon on Dec. 4 in the TRH meeting room. With 56 workers, the Auxiliary has given a little more than 6,607 volunteer hours in 2007 to assist Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Volunteers work at the information desk, surgery department, emergency department, radiology department, cancer center, greeter and gift shop. The Auxiliary also collects canned food items to be donated to the local food pantry as part of its service to the community.

  • LWC winter commencement is Saturday

    Lindsey Wilson College will graduate the first half of the Class of 2007-2008 on Saturday morning. The college will award a total of 247 degrees - 176 undergraduate degrees and 71 graduate degrees.

    Hall of Fame journalist Al Smith, the former host of Kentucky Educational Television's Comment on Kentucky, will deliver the commencement address.

    The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. ET in Biggers Sports Center.

  • Bethany House welcomes new staff members

    Bethany House Abuse Shelter has three new staff members.

    Carolyn Brady has joined the staff as a counselor, with expertise in the areas of substance abuse counseling and children's counseling. Brady received her master of social work degree from Delaware State University and her bachelor's degree in behavioral science from Barry University in Miami, Fla.

  • Renovation plans underway for CHS

    Big plans are in the works at Campbellsville High School.

    At Monday night's meeting, Campbellsville Independent School Board members approved a schematic plan for renovations totaling $4.6 million.

  • CES donates to food pantry

    Campbellsville Elementary School Principal Linda Handley is pictured with food that students collected for the Taylor County Food Pantry as part of Red Ribbon Week activities. Students collected more than 1,500 cans during the week and also raised $126 for cystic fibrosis.

  • School Menus for Dec. 17-19

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Dec. 17-19

    Monday - Popcorn chicken, broccoli casserole, corn, fruit mix, Elf Grahams and milk.

    Tuesday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, carrot sticks, oatmeal square, peaches and milk.

    Wednesday - Hot dog, Fruit Roll-Up, baked chips, carrot sticks, celery sticks, fruit and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Dec. 17-19

    Monday - Chicken tenders, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, peaches, bread and milk.

    Tuesday - Baked spaghetti, tossed salad, buttered peas, Elf Grahams and milk.

  • A New Day in Frankfort

    Steve Beshear was sworn in at 12:01 Tuesday morning as Kentucky's new governor at the Executive Mansion in Frankfort and several Taylor Countians were on hand to help celebrate.

    Members of the Taylor County and Campbellsville marching bands participated in the inauguration parade in downtown Frankfort.

  • Tigers march in inaugural parade

    Campbellsville University Tiger Marching Band members attending Gov. Steve Beshear's inauguration parade on Tuesday include from left: Liz Lowery of Clarksville, Tenn., Rachel Cain of Corbin, Carla Edmondson of Independence, Alisa Florence of Brownsville, E.J. Jones of Campbellsville, Amber Jinnett of Hodgenville, Aaron LaFollette of Hodgenville and Amanda Saunders of Owensboro. They performed with the Kentucky Intercollegiate Band.