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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Local piano instructors participate in keyboard festival

    The Central Kentucky Music Teachers Association celebrated its founding 25 years ago with its annual Keyboard Festival at Campbellsville University on Nov. 17.

    Eleven teachers submitted students to participate in the event, Beth Cochran, Judith Davis, Peggy Hardy, Sida Roberts, Wesley Roberts and Suellen Shaw, all of Campbellsville; Diana Aubrey of Hodgenville, Sharon Bertram of Monticello, Robert Reynolds of Columbia and Carina Tiotuico of Elizabethtown.

  • Lodge on hold yet again

    Efforts to build a lodge and golf course at Green River Lake have hit a snag once again.

    In October, Franklin Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate issued an injunction preventing the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet from issuing or opening proposals on projects at Green River Lake, Herrington Lake, General Burnside Island and Lake Malone.

  • Man pleads guilty to theft, other charges dismissed

    A Campbellsville man has pleaded guilty to a theft charge and had other charges against him dismissed in exchange for his guilty plea.

    Jerry D. Maupin, 35, of 265 Maupin Road in Campbellsville appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

  • Thomas earns LPN degree

    Tara Whitney Thomas graduated Nov. 27 from the Boyle County Technical College's Danville campus with a licensed practical nursing degree and an associate's degree in applied science.

    She is the daughter of Darlene and Richard Britton and John and Lisa Thomas, all of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are John and Helen Mattingly of Calvary and the late Jack and Dotty Thomas.

    Thomas is currently employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Adair escapes again with 50-42 win over CHS

    Adair County scored 23 of the final 35 points to post a 50-42 home-court victory over Campbellsville on Tuesday night.

    The Eagles, who played without Shumari Bridgewater who was sitting out a one-game suspension after being ejected during Saturday's game at Christian Academy, battled the Fifth Region favorite Indians and led by as many as five points and held a 30-27 advantage with 4:05 left in the third frame.

  • St. Thomas Church to host Christmas Eve celebration

    St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 116 S. Columbia Ave., will observe the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ on Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.

    "This traditional service uses liturgy that dates back to the 2nd Century C.E.," said Karl Lusk, St. Thomas' pastor. "We'll sing the Christmas traditional hymns and also use a new setting for the service music, the St. James Press Christmas Service."

    Lusk noted that this music uses familiar hymn tunes for the sung portions of the Holy Communion service.

  • Groups gear up for annual holiday giving

    Connie Wooley is surrounded by toys. To her left are dolls, make-up kits and stuffed animals. To her right are action figures, trucks and cars. It may be an unusual scene for a fire department, but it's common this time of year at the Campbellsville Fire Department.

    With the Holiday Helpline now closed, several groups are gearing up to gather toys and food to help make a memorable Christmas for those less fortunate.

    With many toys already on hand, Wooley, the fire department's administrative assistant, said the supply won't last.

    "We'll have to buy more."

  • Tigers get eighth straight

    Sixth ranked Campbellsville University built a 21-point lead in the second half en route to its 11th win of the season, 73-55 at Berea College on Saturday night.

    The Tigers held Berea to 33.3 percent shooting, including 20.7 percent from the three-point line and had three players score in double digits.

    Marcus Nicks paced the Tigers with 14 points, including 7-8 from the free-throw line, Kyle Martin had 12 points and Nestor Colmenares chipped in 11.

    Campbellsville (11-2) hosts Berry (Ga.) in the final game of the 2007 portion of the season on Monday at 6:00.