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Today's News

  • 4-H Variety Show winners named

    Eleven acts recently competed in the 4-H Variety Show at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

    Lindsay Cissell and Chloe Cox where selected as the champion acts and will represent Taylor County at the Area Showcase of Stars on Saturday at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Cissell sang the song "Our Song," and Cox played the piano and sang "My Redeemer Lives."

    Samuel Kessler and April Massengale were selected as reserve champions. Kessler played "Motion Machine," on the piano and Massengale played "It Is Well With My Soul."

  • 'It was more fun than school'

    Taylor County Elementary first-grader Oriana Menes traveled with her mother to Budapest during spring break to visit her grandmother, Ldori Gyulane.

    Oriana is the daughter of Emil and Adrea Menes.

    While in Budapest, Oriana and her mother took in educational, cultural and entertaining activities for a lifetime of memories.

    Oriana and her mother, a former elementary school teacher in the Budapest school system, possess dual citizenship to that country.

  • Purvis-Sprowles

    Bethany Purvis and Jeremy Michael Sprowles, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 24.

    Purvis is the daughter of Cary Colvin and Fred Purvis, both of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Fred Sr. and Dollie Purvis of Harrodsburg, Clarence Colvin of Campbellsville and the late Elizabeth Colvin.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Campbellsville High School and is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Chelf inducted into SCC academic honor society

    Gregory Scott Chelf of Campbellsville was among 74 new members inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, an academic honor society, at Somerset Community College on Sunday, Feb. 24.

    To be eligible for induction into the SCC Omicron Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, a student must have completed at least 12 transferable credit hours of college level work and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

  • Dickerson-Poff

    Thomas and Kaylene Poff of Campbellsville announce the engagement of their son, Adam Thomas Poff, to Shea Elizabeth Dickerson, the daughter of Dr. Stephen and Laurie Dickerson of North Vernon, Ind.

    Dickerson is a 2004 graduate of Georgetown College, where she earned a bachelor of science in elementary education, and a 2007 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a master's degree in educational leadership. She is employed as a fourth grade teacher at Northern Elementary in Lexington.

  • Fisher to receive master's degree

    Dana Genean Fisher will receive her master of arts in human resource management from Webster University on May 17.

    She obtained her bachelor of arts in sociology from the University of Louisville in 2002.

    Fisher is currently an analyst for Humana Inc., where she has been employed for the past five years.

    A 1997 graduate of Campbellsville High School, she is the daughter of Kenneth and Mable Fisher of Campbellsville.

  • Jude, Munford honored with wedding shower

    Beth Jude and Joshua Munford were honored with a wedding shower March 30 at St. Mark United Methodist Church. Pictured are, from left, Donnie and Debbie Munford, the groom's parents; Joshua and Beth; Tammy and Calvin Jude, the bride's parents; and Jessica Gabbert, hostess. The couple will marry on Saturday, May 10.

  • LWC master's program aimed at producing better teachers for region

    Lindsey Wilson College is making professional development a little easier for the region's teachers.

    Beginning this summer, Lindsey Wilson will offer a master's degree in education. The unique program - which is open only to full-time teachers - will be offered on weekends. Students who will enter the 30-hour program as a cohort will be able to earn their master's degree in 14 months.

    Classes for the first cohort are scheduled to begin in June.

  • The long-distance grandparent

    "The conscious mind allows itself to be trained like a parrot, but the unconscious does not - which is why St. Augustine thanked God for not making him responsible for his dreams."

    - Carl Gustav Jung,

    Psychology of Alchemy

    I know it's a little deep coming from a dog, but being Catholic by osmosis I thought St. Augustine might awaken me to the realization that I need to be more responsible when I'm asleep. I'm certainly not while awake.

    I think our food tray may have been spiked with Holy Water.

  • CU to host encore of "Just a Breeze to a Hurricane"

    Campbellsville University will offer an encore performance of "Just a Breeze to a Hurricane," an original contemporary musical production written by CU senior composition major Matthew Hodge of Taylorsville.

    The encore will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 7 in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts building and will be professionally video recorded.

    Tickets are required for the show, and will cost $5 for the general public. CU students can attend for free by presenting their student ID at the door.