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  • Taylor County High School Color Guard

    Taylor County High School's 2007 color guard members are, from left, front: Bekah Phillips and Megan Perkins, captains. Second row: Abbi Phillips, Kristi Sapp, Raimi Gribbins, Krista Malcomson and Andrea Bault. Third: Melonie Moore and Mariam Pourheydarian. Back: Anna Petty, Erica Gribbins, Jess Cowherd, Farrin Marlow and Jessica Bailey.

  • Community Action accepting LIHEAP applications

    Applications are now being accepted for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program at Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency.

    LIHEAP provides heating bill assistance and includes payments for coal, electric, fuel oil, gas (natural and LP), kerosene and wood.

    Applications are taken alphabetically by the last name of the head of household. The application period began on Nov. 5, but information was not available before the process began.

    If your last name begins with:

    u F or G apply on Nov. 15.

    u H apply on Nov. 19 or Nov. 20.

  • Woman pleads guilty before trial begins

    A Greensburg woman avoided facing a jury by pleading guilty to sodomy and sex abuse charges the day before her trial was set to begin.

    Reba Regina Cox, 32, of 1495 Bluffboom Road appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday. She pleaded guilty to second-degree sodomy and six counts of first-degree sex abuse.

  • Police/Court briefs

    Campbellsville residents injured in four-vehicle crash

    Two Campbellsville residents were injured in a four-vehicle crash in Campbellsville on Saturday.

    Bobby L. Chewning, 72, was in stable condition at Taylor Regional Hospital on Monday, but had been released by Wednesday morning.

  • Roads still an issue for County

    Even though a majority of nearby landowners are against it - and have publicly said so several times - magistrates voted 4-2 Tuesday to open a portion of Cat Hollow Road that is currently impassible to traffic.

    And that decision could cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  • When I grow up ...

    Kentucky Christian School kindergarten teacher Georgietta Johnson leads her class in a chapel presentation of what they want to be when they grow up.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Nov. 19-23

    Monday - Spaghetti, tossed salad, Texas toast, applesauce, brownie and milk.

    Tuesday - Pizza, corn, baked chips, vegetable sticks, apple, orange and milk.

    Wednesday - No school.

    Thursday - Thanksgiving holiday.

    Friday - No school.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Nov. 19-23

    Monday - Pizza, potato rounds, buttered corn, fruit by the foot and milk.

    Tuesday - Hot dog, potato chips, carrots with dip, apple, Elf Grahams and milk.

    Wednesday - No school. Professional development.

  • Taylor Schools may begin drug testing

    Taylor County Schools are a step closer to requiring students who participate in extracurricular activities or drive to school to take random drug tests.

    At their regular meeting Tuesday, Taylor County School Board members discussed a drug testing policy presented by Taylor County High teacher Debbie Hinton on behalf of a committee appointed to study the issue.

  • Man gets five year's probation for violating sex offender law

    A Campbellsville man has been sentenced to five years' probation after violating the terms of his sex offender registration.

    Kevin Lee Wilson, 35, of 705 Cumberland Way appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram on Tuesday, Oct. 23.

  • Bowling opportunities come to school

    Campbellsville Elementary School's in-school bowling program, sponsored by Phillips' Lanes, introduces the sport of bowling to students.

    Children are taught a step-by-step progression of bowling skills in their physical education classes. Once they learn the steps, they bowl against each other to learn score keeping.

    Bowling is taught for several reasons. All students can participate. It builds self-confidence and positive self-esteem. There are no size or strength limitations for success. It can be a lifetime sport. Bowling provides enjoyment at any age.