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Today's Features

  • Cross Over Ministries will present a gospel singing tomorrow evening at the Taylor County Senior Center.

    The event will feature the legendary Carson Howard, a singer, songwriter, recording artist and evangelist. Joining him in the concert will be Cross Over, Russ Milby and other local talents.

    The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at the center, which is located at 110 S. Jackson St. in Campbellsville (next to Jackson Tower).

    Admission price is three non-perishable canned goods.

    For more information, contact Cross Over Ministries at (270) 405-6534.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    April 23, 2008

    Julie Wright will celebrate her 80th birthday with a reception given in her honor on Sunday.

    Anthony Humphress has been named an admissions assistant for the 1998-1999 year at Transylvania University.

    Members of the Campbellsville High School Future Homemakers of America went to Louisville for the state meeting April 6-9.

    Boy Scout Troop 359 went on an Easter Bunny hike on April 11, covering 10.3 miles along with Windy Eastridge and North Loop trails at Green River Lake State Park.

  • Elizabeth Ann Jude and Joshua David Munford, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 10.

    Jude is the daughter of Calvin and Tammy Jude of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Patrick and Barbara Moore of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2006 graduate of Campbellsville High School and is employed at Richerson Chiropractic.

  • The Kentucky Blood Center is encouraging eligible blood donors to give at an upcoming blood drive and to bring a new blood donor along.

    Not only will blood donors help save the lives of Kentucky patients, they also will receive a free mini-physical.

    The next opportunity to donate will be Friday, April 18 at Forcht Bank on East Broadway from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling (800) 775-2522.

  • Experience Works, the nation's largest training and employment organization for mature workers, is searching for Kentucky's outstanding older worker. Experience Works Prime Time Awards program is part of Experience Works' national effort to raise awareness of the contributions made by older individuals and to break down barriers associated with the hiring of all older workers. Outstanding older workers from every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will be honored in Washington, D.C., and in their home states for their contributions to the workforce and local communities.

  • Last summer, Green River Ministries was approved for a $356,610 USDA grant and loan. GRM officials were presented with a check last August and will close on the grant/loan April 14.

    In honor of the closing, GRM is planning a groundbreaking ceremony for Wednesday, April 23 at 2 p.m.

    With the grant/loan funds, GRM plans to build an 8,000-square-foot building that will include an office complex to create a "one-stop shop" for those in the community to go to in their time of need. The new building will increase shelter capacity from one unit to five units.

  • Fannie Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will host the Louisville-Lexington District Conference on April 17-19.

    "We are overly excited about hosting this historic event in our church," stated Delmetria Cayson Combs, pastor.

    The community is invited to be a part of the Communion Worship Service on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m.

    "Please come worship with us, commune with us and enjoy the preached word of God that will be brought to us by our elected leader, Bishop E. Lynn Brown," Cayson Combs said.

  • The annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department pancake breakfast will be Saturday, April 26.

    Advance tickets are on sale for $4 at the fire station or from a firefighter. Tickets at the door will be $4.50.

    The breakfast will begin at 5 a.m. and end at noon.

    For more information, contact the fire department at 465-4131.

  • Acton Baptist Church will host a public auction and dinner to benefit Relay for Life on Friday, April 18 at 6 p.m.

    All proceeds collected will go toward Relay for Life.

    Items to be auctioned include handmade quilts, crafts, candles, tools, cakes, pies, gift certificates, oil changes, dinners, country ham and more.

    The dinner will include pinto beans and cornbread, chilidogs, drinks and desserts.

    Entertainment will be provided by children.

    The church is located at 250 Wooleyville Road in Acton.

  • Taylor County Relay for Life will have a community fundraising event Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Taylor County High School gymnasium.

    "Taylor's Got Talent" will feature performances, a silent auction and several Relay teams with booths selling items.

    Doors will open at 6 p.m.