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Today's News

  • Settlement reached in Water Co. case

    A settlement has been reached in the case of a former employee who sued the Campbellsville Water Co.

    In March 2006, a jury awarded Campbellsville resident Sandra Bailey more than $200,000 in lost wages, emotional distress and damages.

  • Holmes Shower

    Amanda Holmes was honored with a wedding shower recently at Campbellsville Vineyard Church. Pictured are, from left, hostess Leslie DeGrez, Holmes and hostesses Heather Russell and Kendal Hardin. Holmes will marry Aaron Rowland on Nov. 10.

  • Now about my gripes

    Have you noticed lately a good many restaurants playing loud music on their intercom? That's hard to decipher. The other night my wife and I stopped at a favorite steakhouse for dinner. The music was so loud we left before ordering.

  • Local girl crowned UK's fall homecoming queen

    Amory Cox, a junior biology major from Campbellsville, was crowned University of Kentucky fall homecoming queen on Saturday, Oct. 27. She represented Sigma Chi Fraternity.

    Cox was among about 30 girls who were nominated for the title by Greek organizations, clubs, the band and other student-led groups. The nominees had to complete an application, and a committee of professors and local business leaders narrowed the pool to 10.

  • Canaan Sprowles celebrates eighth birthday

    Canaan Seth Sprowles celebrated his eighth birthday with a Spiderman party at his home on Sept. 16. Guests were treated to pizza, cake and games. Attending were, from left, Abigale Wright, Scout Sprowles, Mckayla Elmore, Taylor Hunt and Collin Elmore. Back: Codie Allen, Kaylie Allen, Nathan Minks, Grant Cash, Canaan (in Spiderman suit), Micah Eubanks, Payton Altman and Aubrey Sprowles.

  • Corbin Generations

    Four generations of the Corbin family are pictured. They are, from left, Dimmon Corbin, holding Rose Harmon, Donnie Corbin, Levi Harmon and Andrea Harmon.

  • Local residents strengthen Transylvania's enrollment

    Transylvania's campus is bustling with a record enrollment of 1,153 students. The former record, set in 2005, was 1,151, and last year's enrollment was 1,117.

    President Charles L. Shearer said he expects enrollment to level off at or slightly below the current level.

    Four Taylor County residents attend Transylvania.

    Sophomore Chad Bruce is the son of Michael and Karen Bruce of Campbellsville.

    Sophomore Nathaniel Rash is the son of John and Peggy Rash of Elk Horn.

  • Police/Court briefs

    Police investigate theft

    Kentucky State Police are investigating a theft in which businesses are targets.

    According to a press release, a male representing the Accord Group of Orlando, Fla. has been approaching area businesses, offering to analyze the business and then saying that he has potential buyers for that business.

    Police say the man is currently under investigation for theft by deception for allegedly taking money for services and then disappearing.

  • Cash honored with support award

    Campbellsville native Christopher Cash, center, received a Driver Testing Administrative Support Award from B/G Norman Arflack, secretary of the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, left, and Kentucky State Police Commissioner Jack Adams, right. The presentation took place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington on Oct. 11. A seven-year employee of the Kentucky State Police, Cash serves as a driver's license examiner for Allen, Barren, Hart and Metcalfe counties. He lives in Glasgow and is a 1988 graduate of Campbellsville High School.

  • Browning Kids Corner

    Adrian Grace and Brianna Elizabeth are the twin daughters of Jamie and Jessica Browning of Campbellsville. They were born on Monday, Oct. 1 at the University of Louisville Hospital. Their grandparents are Kenny and Cathie Browning and Mike and Carol Elmore, all of Campbellsville. Great-grandparents are Tommy and Lois Daffron and Peggy Elmore, all of Campbellsville, Polly Schwartzmiller of Jasper, Ind., and the late Leo Schwartzmiller, Mac Elmore and Charles and "Ma" Browning.