• Students with local ties win at state fair


    Two students with Campbellsville ties recently took home awards at the Kentucky State Fair.

    Aubrey Blue, at left, a 2011 graduate of Webster County High School and a senior at the University of Kentucky, and Christian Blue, a 2013 WCHS graduate and a sophomore at Madisonville Community College, are the children of Lindsay and Valerie Blue of Sebree and the grandchildren of Nolan and Rita Underwood of Campbellsville and Betty Blue of Hanson.

  • Wade celebrates 100th birthday


    Nora Hazel Wade celebrated her 100th birthday with staff and residents at The Grandview on Aug. 25.

    Her daughters Barbara Bowen, Marie Cox and Nellie Mardis attended the celebration. Grandview staff members provided cake, punch and flowers.

  • Four generations gather for photo


    Four generations of a local family recently gathered for a photo.

    Pictured are great-grandmother Martha Sapp Kessinger, grandfather Douglas Wayne Sapp, father Joshua Ira Sapp and his children Kyler Douglas Sapp and Bailey Reece Sapp.

  • Community watch group delivers emergency kit, names board of directors


    The Taylor County Community Watch group recently delivered its second emergency kit to a Campbellsville resident. Group members plan to deliver several more kits.

    The group also donated 66 pounds of food to Taylor County Animal Shelter for rescue animals. Hall made the presentation to Sarah Clark.

  • Birth Announcements for August 28

    Shaelynn Winkle and Justin Ford of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Adalynn Jane Ford, at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 6 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Keith and Jane Humphress and Shalana Detery of Campbellsville, Greg Ford of Wilmington, N.C., and Mike Winkle of Muncie, Ind.

    Great-grandparents are James and Kay Terry of Muncie, Alma and Conrad Ford of Campbellsville, Brenda Napper of Columbia and the late David Speer.

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  • CU summer camps feature 'life change'


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    "Life change is taking place on the campus of Campbellsville University this summer."

    Rusty Watkins, coordinator of summer camps and conferences, said CU hosted 7,007 summer camp participants in 48 groups with 149 first-time decisions for Christ having been made during this summer. And several more have reaffirmed their decision to follow Christ on a daily basis.

  • Beams family hosts reunion


    The Beams family reunion was Sunday, June 29, at Acton Retreat Center.

    The family members gathered for a meal and fellowship. Several family members were unable to attend because of illness, though several attended who hadn't before.

    Those attending from out of state were Charles and Velda Beams and Jason and Karla Taylor with children Cohen and Melanie from Henderson, Tenn.

    Dylan and Brandy Blue and daughter Tinley from Hanson, Ky., attended.

    Brian Beams and daughter Sarah came from Taylorsville, Ky.

  • Resident grows tomatoes


    Campbellsville resident Bruce Dangerfield grew this ponderosa pink tomato, which fused together from three individual tomatoes.

    All together, the tomato weighs 4 pounds.

    Dangerfield has 25 tomato plants in his garden.

  • Local student performs at state fair


    Samuel Kessler, a freshman at Campbellsville High School, competed at semi-finals competition of the Coca-Cola Talent Classic at Kentucky State Fair on Saturday. He sang "New York State of Mind" and accompanied himself on the piano.

    Those competing on Saturday were between ages 13 to 21 and must have won a preliminary competition to advance to the semi-finals.

    Semi-final contestants were divided into groups to perform and the overall top 20 contestants will advance to finals.

  • CU faculty members tour, perform in Korea


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Five Campbellsville University professors recently toured and performed in Korea on an 11-day tour that included 20 performances at universities, churches, high schools, and city venues in and around Busan, South Korea.