Today's Features


    Ashley Kirtley of Campbellsville and Michael Cofer of Elizabethtown announce their engagement.

    Kirtley is the daughter of Bobby and Lisa Kirtley.

    She is a graduate of Taylor County High School and Campbellsville University and is employed by the commonwealth of Kentucky as an auditor.

    Cofer is the son of Al and Susan Rider and Quinn and Kathy Cofer.

    He is a graduate of Elizabethtown High School and Bellarmine University and is employed as a teacher and boys' basketball coach at North Hardin High School.


    Taylor County Public Library hosted four local musicians for a Pickin' in the Parking Lot event last Tuesday.

    Father and son duos John Willis and Stewart Graham from Campbellsville and Brian Stevenson and Grant Stevenson from Breckenridge County performed bluegrass music.

    About 160 people attended.


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

    In front is great-great-grandfather Vernon Bragg holding Gracie Bragg.

    In back are Gracie's father Austin Bragg, at left, and her grandfather Tim Bragg.

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    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy will host Dr. George Herring, alumni professor of history emeritus at the University of Kentucky, speaking at a KHIPP symposium at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, entitled "Impacts of the Vietnam War - 50 Years Later."

  • The American Red Cross recently launched a first-of-its-kind Blood Donor App.

    The new app makes it easier and faster for users to find a nearby blood drive, schedule blood donations, track their total donations, get rewards and invite friends and family to join them by donating.

    The app is free and available for download through the App Store and Google Play.

  • The first ever Women's Small Business Summit will be Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Campbellsville Civic Center.

    The Women's Business Center of Kentucky will host the event, which will feature small business workshops, career counseling, special guest speakers, business lenders, a luncheon and networking opportunities.

    In partnership with local businesses, attendees will learn best practices and strategies from small business leaders across the state. Topics include marketing trends, data management tips, bookkeeping strategies, success stories and more.


    Dana Michelle Hearon and Bobby Joe Newcomb of Lebanon announce their engagement.

    Hearon is the daughter of Tommy Hearon and Deborah Hearon of Campbellsville.

    She is a controller at Hatcher Dairy Cattle in Columbia.

    Newcomb is the son of Dinah Newcomb of Lebanon and the late Randall Newcomb.

    He is the owner and operator of Newcomb Courier and Newcomb Automotive.

  • Alyssa "Shea" Kearnes and Wesley Lee Jaggers of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Rori Rhea Jaggers, at 11:12 a.m. on Aug. 8 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Keith and Lisa Kearnes and Teresa Newkirk of Campbellsville and Dennis Jaggers of Greensburg.

    Great-grandparents are Stanley and Emogene Bradshaw and Richard and Arvella Kearnes of Campbellsville.

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    Sept. 9, 2004

    A surprise retirement party was given for Thomas Matney and Eugene Matney on Saturday, July 31, at Green River Lake State Park.

    Tebbs Bend is becoming known for more than just its Civil War history. It's also the place to go for a 3-mile-long flea market.

    Jamie Ennis, a 1999 Campbellsville High School graduate, recently returned from a five-week study abroad in England.


    Ayden Glover, a first-grader at Sebree Elementary School, participated in novice showmanship and market hog competition at the Kentucky State Fair. His parents are Josh and Lauren Blue Glover.

    His grandparents are Lindsay and Valerie Blue of Sebree and his great-grandparents are Nolan and Rita Underwood of Campbellsville and Betty Blue of Hanson.