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Today's News

  • CU Jazz Ensemble kicks off annual tour

    The Campbellsville University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jennifer Tinnell, will kick off its annual fall tour today with performances scheduled at numerous high schools across the state.

    The jazz ensemble will visit Glasgow High School and Allen County-Scottsville High School today; Ohio County High School in Hartford and Daviess County High School in Owensboro tomorrow; Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown and Hart County High School in Munfordville on Wednesday; and North Hardin High School in Radcliff on Thursday.

  • On The Record

    Small Claims Filed

    07-S-111, filed 10/3/07; Alex Montgomery Inc. of Meader Street in Campbellsville v. Gary Paris of Pembroke Way in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,500 and court costs.

    07-S-117, filed 10/5/07; Heather Dawn Petty of Blue Hole Road in Campbellsville v. Carrie J. Despain of Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for damages, rent and rental fees, $1,256.50 and court costs.

  • Allen attends Beta convention

    Lance Allen attended the 66th annual Kentucky Beta Club Convention in Louisville with his club on Nov. 1-2.

    Allen won first place in the English academic contest. He competed against schools from across the state.

    A student at Green County High School, his sponsors are Nora Neagle and JeNie Altman. Allen now has the opportunity to compete at the national level in Myrtle Beach, S.C. in June.

    He is the son of Jon and Marcia Allen. His grandparents are Lawrence and Linda Roots and Ronnie and Brenda Allen.

  • Homelessness a very real problem locally

    Homeless. It's a spot she never thought she'd find herself. The rent was due, the bills were piling up and Debbie Martin simply didn't have enough money to keep up. Soon after, she was evicted.

    Earlier this year, Martin's husband left, leaving a tremendous amount of bills for her to pay alone.

    "I had to sell everything I had in the house to make the next month's rent," Martin said.

    But when the following month's rent came due, Martin realized she wasn't going to be able to keep up.

    "I was devastated. I didn't know what I was going to do."

  • Local briefs

    Local dairy meeting scheduled

    A local Area Dairy Producer meeting has been set for Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Ponderosa Steak House.

    Sponsored by the American Dairy Association, the meeting will provide useful information to dairy farmers.

    Call (800) 928-6455 for more information.

    DMA offers soldier care package options

    The Kentucky Department of Military Affairs is reminding those who wish to show soldiers their support that there are several options.

  • Penn-Sharp

    Anna Lindsey Penn and John David Sharp, both of Campbellsville, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 9 at Palestine Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

    Bro. Danny Pace performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of John and Tana Penn of Mannsville. Her grandparents are Charlie and Patsy Lampley of Calvert City, Ky., and Donnie Penn and Jeanette Penn, both of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Gary and Mary Ann Sharp of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Floyd and Pauline Wise and Loretta Sharp, all of Campbellsville, and the late Bill Sharp.

  • Grand jury indicts Greensburg woman

    A Greensburg woman has been indicted on charges alleging that she assaulted a police officer.

    Marijane Brandenburg, 25, of 109 Riverview St. was indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    She was charged with third- and fourth-degree assault, resisting arrest, alcohol intoxication and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

    According to court records, Campbellsville Police received a complaint of an assault at Wal-Mart Supercenter on Oct. 17.

  • England anniversary

    Herbert and Elizabeth England celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on Nov. 8.

    Mr. England was a self-employed contractor in Taylor County for more than 55 years.

    They have two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Ray and Leslie England of Greenville, Ky., and Larry and Betty Sue England of Campbellsville; and a daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Wayne Sapp of Campbellsville.

  • Riggs-Brock Shower

    Heather Riggs and MacKenzie Brock were honored with a wedding shower on Oct. 20. Pictured are, from left: Tina Draper, hostess and groom's mother; MacKenzie and Heather; and Vickie Brock, hostess. The couple married on Nov. 3.

  • People dont want additional taxes

    I don't know what it means for three area school systems asking for voter endorsement of a "recallable nickel" tax, but last week's ballot results on other issues would not seem to bode well for any measure that would require additional grit from taxpayers.

    If I had sewage laying on the surface of my back yard, I might feel a little differently about annexation than the majority of people in a South Campbellsville precinct who had an opportunity to do something about it.

    The message is, I think: People are not going to vote extra taxes (or expenses) on themselves.