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Today's News

  • From the Heart in concert

    From the Heart will be in concert Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Christian Church. From the Heart sings throughout Central Kentucky and is featured annually at the July Fourth Celebration in Campbellsville. The group is composed of Gail Godsey, Krisinda Jeffries, Darlene Netherland, Debbie Lawson and Linda Mings. The concert is free and the community is welcome to attend.

  • CU School of Education hosts Future Educators of America camp

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Education hosted its second Future Educators of America camp, which was sponsored by a $25,000 grant from the Kentucky Department of Education.

    CU is the only private institution in Kentucky to serve as an FEA campsite, according to Dr. Donna Irwin, associate professor of education, who is coordinator of the camp. The camp was co-directed by CU alumnae Laura Gordon, a 2003 CU graduate, and Kandice Spalding, a 2002 CU graduate.

  • Morrison Kids Corner

    Dylan, 5, and Jay Morrison, 3, are the children of Darrell and Mary Morrison of Campbellsville. Their grandparents are Phil and Ruth Ann Vittitow of Louisville, Ruth Thompson of Somerset and the late RL Thompson. Great-grandparent is Alva Morrison of Greensburg.

  • CU releases chapel schedule for fall

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's chapel series has been released for fall 2008, according to Ed Pavy, director of campus ministries and chair of the chapel committee.

    Chapel takes place each Wednesday at 10 a.m., and the public is invited to attend. The sessions are in the new Ransdell Chapel.

    Chapel is designed to provide opportunities for corporate worship and exposure through of a variety of informative speakers and presentations.

  • T-shirt religion

    Every summer, the Christian Bookseller's Association has a huge trade show where book publishers and sellers of religious gifts congregate and attempt to ply their wares to owners of Christian bookstores and gift shops.

    It's been a few years since I attended one, and even though this year's show was in nearby Orlando, I was out of town and didn't go.

    Consequently, I missed one of the most exquisitely enjoyable aspects of this trade show - the rows of Christian witness items, snarkily referred to by the publishing side of the building as "Jesus junk alley."

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School students who were recently recognized as Student of the Week for their classroom are, from left, front: Zaria Sheppard, Abi Wiedewitsch, Ceondre' Barnett, Shunya Hida, Laci Hodgens, Savanna Brockman and Destiny Tungate. Middle: Dakota Barnhill, Hayley Stapleton, Makayla Antle, Malea Lobb, Nicole Bottom, Reagan Knight, Crystal Rattliff and Connor Wilson. Back: Chris Summers, Missy VanOrder, Zack Settle, Rebekah Cowherd, Kayla Atkinson and Randy Harris.

  • Local students earn degrees at U of L

    Several Taylor County residents graduated from the University of Louisville in the spring.

    They are: Karla M. Curry, a Taylor County High School graduate, bachelor of fine arts; Brooke Morgan Montgomery, a Campbellsville High School graduate, juris doctor; Melissa Sue Forrest, master of science in social work; Richard Thomas Top, bachelor of arts; and Whitney Sharday Webster, a Campbellsville High School graduate, bachelor of science.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for Aug. 11 are, from left, front: Becca Cook, Chelsea Nimmie, Mackenzie Jones and Kara Goodin. Second: Brittany Goode, McCall Turpin, Chelsea Nicholas, Haley Kirtley, Cigi Farmer, Morgan Rose, Alex Ferrante and MaKayla McCloud. Third: Shelby Wood, Brittany Mills, Devin Reynolds, Blaire Bland, Shelby Ewing, Hannah Ellis, Chelsea Richards, Sara Gilpin, McKenzy Dixon and Meleigha Pollock. Fourth: Jasmine Skaggs, Maci Christie, Chris Thomas, Weston Dicken, Andrew Ford, Lloyd Stotts, Alan-Michael Barnett, Alex Tungate and Dillain Thompson.

  • God's World PRIDE Club hosts summer fundraisers

    God's World PRIDE Club raised money this summer for the Taylor County Food Pantry through two fundraisers. The club conducted an aluminum can drive in May, which raised $39. Students sold lemonade in July and raised $206, for a total of $245. Club president Alex Tungate presented the checks and cash to Bro. Michael Goodwin, chairman of the food pantry committee, and Dr. Skip Alexander, president of the Taylor County Ministerial Association. Club members are, from left, front: Jackson Herron, Tyler Stephens, Rylee Vaughn, Andrew Melton, Dawson Cole and Ethan Anderson.

  • Benjamin Anderson celebrates second birthday

    Benjamin Anderson celebrated his second birthday on July 13 with family and friends. He is the son of Josh and Crystal Anderson of Campbellsville.