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Today's News

  • KCS fourth graders visit Frankfort

    Kentucky Christian School fourth graders in Elizabeth Wigginton's class visited Frankfort on Nov. 15. They toured the State Capitol and received souvenir packets on behalf of State Rep. Russ Mobley. Pictured are, from left, front: Bryce Steele, Lynsey Smith, Kelsey Woodrum, Sarah Dickens, Korri Briggs, Jilly Bruns and Danielle Dickens. Back: Wigginton, Jack Miller, Christian Pace, Grace Bertram and Payton Howard.

  • Class of 1987 hosts reunion

    Taylor County High School Class of 1987 celebrated its 20th reunion on Sept. 15 at Fergie's Classic Grill and Bar. Pictured from left, front: Andy Chambers and Richard Kilby. Second row: Michael Humphress, Dominic Young, Sherry Bland Sawyer, Penny Graham Gaskins, Carlotta Davidson Johns, Ernie Sharpe, Jackie Perkins, Donna Swafford and Steve Rucker.

  • CMS eighth graders practice real-life math

    Campbellsville Middle School eighth graders in Melisa Morris' algebra I and pre-algebra classes made fruit smoothies to relate equation solving techniques to real life situations. The activity, in which students applied the equations to smoothie recipes, was a "Thoughtful Classroom" activity.

  • Williams-Smith

    Danielle Licoe Williams and Adam Blake Smith, both of Campbellsville, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 16 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

    The Rev. James Jones performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Melissa and Danny Williams of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Linda and Mike Baker of Campbellsville and the late Gary Rogers.

  • Pickerell-Durrett

    Whitney Jordan Pickerell and Stephen Blake Durrett will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 15.

    Pickerell is the daughter of George and Sandy Pickerell of Hodgenville. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Pickerell of Hodgenville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Whitlock.

    Durrett is the son of Steve Durrett of Summersville and the late Tammy Durrett. His grandparents are Shirley and Cliff French of Campbellsville, Wilma Durrett of Summersville and the late Rev. Ancil Durrett and James Harold Larimore.

    A private ceremony is planned.

  • Police gear up for holiday crime

    Local police are gearing up for what is historically a time when thefts and burglaries are on the rise.

    Most thefts and burglaries occur between December and February, according to Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield. And with a few protective measures, residents can do their part to prevent these types of crimes.

    "It is a different day and time," Benningfield said. "It used to be people could leave their home unsecured for days at a time. You can't do that anymore."

  • CU offers resume writing workshop

    Students took advantage of a resume writing workshop at Campbellsville University recently. One-on-one help is also provided, as well as in the group resume writing and job interview workshops. Students who are job hunting and would like more information on when workshops are scheduled may contact Elmore at 789-5192.

  • Lissanu speaks on lung cancer

    In recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Taylor Regional Hospital hosted a program on lung cancer on Nov. 29.

    The program was presented by Dr. Zewdu Lissanu, medical oncologist at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • ATV safety night is Thursday

    ATV safety night for children and adults is Thursday at the Taylor County Extension office.

    A free meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6 p.m.

    Two motocross helmets will be given away as door prizes.

    For more information, or to RSVP, call the extension office at 465-4511.

  • Hicks Kids Corner

    Addy Wright, 1 1/2, and Lilly Rayne Hicks, born on Aug. 30, are the daughters of Adam Hicks and Christa Wright of Campbellsville. Their grandparents are Ron and Sharon Hicks of Campbellsville and Robin and Rodney McKenzie and Kevin and Tracy Wright, all of Summersville. Great-grandparents are Doris Davis of Campbellsville, Linda Thompson of Greensburg, Johnny Thompson, Peggy and Tommy Whitlow and Jamie Wright, all of Summersville, and the late Buddy Wright, Tom Proctor and Edith and Delmar Hicks.