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Today's News

  • Resident charged with shooting gun into building

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly shot a gun into a former church building.

    Chaz Hughes, 31, of 336 Beechwood Drive, was arrested on Saturday, July 5, at 12:15 p.m.

    According to Hughes' arrest citation, he allegedly shot a firearm several times in the air on Jan. 1 and into the former Zion Separate Baptist Church building. The shots caused about $500 in damages, court records state.

  • Man who attempted to rob local bank pleads guilty to federal crimes

    The Tennessee man who attempted to rob a local bank and then led police on a chase has pleaded guilty to federal charges and could spend 20 years in prison for his crimes.

    Eugene Earl Gentry, 63, of 159 Swindle Road in Lafayette, Tenn., was charged by a federal grand jury in December with carjacking, two counts of bank robbery and three counts of brandishing a firearm during a violent crime.

  • UofL pediatrics office to expand services

    University of Louisville has announced that its pediatric office in Campbellsville will expand. As a result, the office will partner with Taylor Regional Hospital to see patients in Columbia.

    The change is part of a reorganization of the UofL pediatrics division, according to a UofL news release. The realignment will allow the division to better meet the needs of its patients, the release states.

  • Early Days for 7-10

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 8, 2004

    William Ray and Mattie Laverne Roberts Mings will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a reception given in their honor on Sunday, July 18.

    Todd and Cami Caldwell of Aurora, Colo., announce the birth of a son, William Heath, at 8:39 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, at University of Colorado Hospital in Denver, Colo.

    Carolyn Blevins Beams, 45, of Vintage Lane in Campbellsville, died on Saturday, July 3, in Lebanon.

  • Couples graduate from prenatal class

     

    Three couples recently graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital. They are Ashtion and Jacob Merton of Campbellsville, Renee and Dwight Renfro of Columbia and Katrina and Regina Judd of Greensburg.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room.

    Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH and are taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

  • Couples graduate from prenatal class

     

    Three couples recently graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital. They are Rachel Price and Joanie Price, Cheris and Casey Young and Ping Zhou and Zianjia Wong, all of Campbellsville.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room.

    Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH and are taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

  • CU professor serves as LifeWay's CentriKid Camp pastor

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    "I love talking with the kids one-on-one and presenting the message of Jesus in a way they can understand," Dr. Shane Garrison of Campbellsville University said.

    Garrison is in his fourth year of working with and serving alongside LifeWay's CentriKid Camp. It's a joy for Garrison, who serves as associate professor of education ministries at CU, and who has worked with thousands of young people through CentriKid.

  • CU hosting about 7,000 campers this summer

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Fifty-three Bibles have been handed out this summer to campers at Campbellsville University. Rusty Watkins is proud of that.

    Watkins, who has worked with summer camps at CU for 13 years, said each young person who is saved while at camp gets a Bible with a camp worker's name in it. Fifty-three students have received the Bibles in the first three and a half weeks of camp, with 3,600 campers, out of about 7,000 who will be on campus this summer.

  • Dentist named Humanitarian of the Year

     

    Dr. Heather Wise, a local dentist, was recognized at the Kentucky Head Start Association Annual Conference in Louisville on May 2 as the Humanitarian of the Year.

    She was awarded the honor for her continued support and collaboration with Lake Cumberland Head Start. She has given her time and services to children in order to promote oral health.

  • Baldwin celebrates 76th birthday

     

    Lula and the Baldwin Sisters celebrated Lula Baldwin's 76th birthday on June 20 at Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee.

    Baldwin celebrated with her daughters, Jennifer Graham, Shirley Burress, Judy Sparks and Denise Graham.

    Baldwin and her daughters live in Campbellsville.