Today's News

  • Public Record for Week of Nov. 15


    Chasity D. Passmore, 22, of West Highway 70 in Russell Springs, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $182; improper passing, amended to careless driving, $50.

    Michael D. Perry, 48, of Whitley City, Ky., speeding, $158, prepayable.

    Eric Pritchett, 41, of Shore Land Drive in Campbellsville, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $148.

  • 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.

  • Cain earns Chicken Festival title

    Sarah Jewelian Cain of London won Miss Ambassador, Miss Duchess and Most Beautiful in her age division of 13-15 at the World Chicken Festival in London. The daughter of Kim Cain and the late Robert Cain, she received two tiaras, three trophies, a diamond ring and brooch, a $200 savings bond and $100 cash. Cain will advance to the state pageant, which is in November. Her grandparents are Carol Cain of London and the late Linvelle Cain and G.T. and Jewell Eubank, who lived in Campbellsville.

  • 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.

  • Honoring Those Who Served

    Heads swiveled as they raised their hands high. Others clapped their hands together in appreciation.

    Veterans of America's wars were recognized and honored Sunday at Taylor County's annual Veterans Day ceremony. Some wore their uniforms and medals; others wore jeans.

    But all had one thing in common - service to their country.

    Nearly 100 people attended Sunday's event, with local dignitaries and politicians speaking before the crowd. Patty Waters sang, "God Bless the USA," and Lonnie Malone played the bugle.

  • Church plans community dinner

    Thanksgiving is about being thankful - and giving. And one local church spends the Thanksgiving holiday doing both.

    For many years now, Bethel First Presbyterian Church has hosted a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for the community. And many volunteers from all over the community come together to help.

    The dinner is free. It is for those in need, for those who are alone, or for those who would just like to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with others.

    The traditional meal will be served in the church's fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving day.

  • Property Transfers

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Kevin S. and Karen Grimes fka Karen A. Anderson of Crescent Hill Drive in Campbellsville to William and Kimberly Farmer of Kerr Street in Campbellsville, Lot 45 of the Lynn Acres Subdivision, $71,000.

    Alicia Scott of Colony Court in Campbellsville to Joey and Nicole Bell of Hindman Street in Columbia, a tract of land on the northwest side of Colony Court, 0.29 acre, $73,500.

  • Christmas parade is Dec. 1

    The annual Campbellsville Christmas parade will be Saturday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m.

    All church groups and other organizations are encouraged to participate.

    For more information, contact Jon Hawkins at 403-7078 or 789-9133.