Today's News

  • CU to host reception for Tesseneers

    Dr. Ralph and Laura Tesseneer have been involved with Christian higher education for many years, and that commitment will be honored Sunday, July 19 with a reception in their honor.

    The reception is to recognize their contributions to Christian higher education and to offer others an opportunity to contribute to the endowed scholarship in their honor.

    The event will be from 2 to 4 p.m. ET in the Betty Dobbins Heilman House (the president's home) on the Campbellsville University campus at 1 Tiger Way.

  • Foley, Bright honored with wedding shower

    Samantha Foley and Benjamin Bright were honored with a wedding shower on June 13. Donna Corbin hosted the shower, which took place at Camp Acton Retreat Center. Pictured are, from left, Corbin, Samantha and Benjamin. The couple were married on Saturday, July 18.

  • Veterans Memorial Park softball schedule

    Monday, July 20

    Men’s Church Tournament

    6:15 (1)    Freedom vs. Campbellsville Christian

    6:15 (2)    Living Grace 2 vs. Campbellsville Baptist

    7:20 (1)     Columbia Nazarene vs. Elk Horn Baptist

    7:20 (2)    First Baptist vs. Vineyard

    8:25 (1)     Summersville Baptist vs. Freedom/CCC winner

    8:25 (2)    Palestine Baptist vs. Robinson Creek Baptist

    9:30 (1)    Championship game one (best-of-three series)

  • Travelers take trip through southern states

    On Monday, June 29, a group of travelers from the local area as well as surrounding counties and states left Columbia for a trip to the southern part of the United States.

    The group took the trip on a brand new coach with lots of new technology.

    They traveled through nine states, including Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.

  • Auberry celebrates first birthday

    Matthew Levi Auberry celebrated his first birthday on July 3. He is the son of Don and Mindi Auberry. His grandparents are Ralph and Georgie Mings and Donald and Linda Auberry, all of Campbellsville. Pictured are, from left, cousins Lindsey Cash, McKayla Cash, Matthew, Ashley Auberry and Presley Summers.

  • Mass Communication Department to sell book

    Those who didn't get a chance to buy a copy of Campbellsville University's World War II book, titled "They Were Soldiers, The stories of those from Taylor County who served during World War II," on July 4, will have another opportunity.

    The book will be sold Saturday at Wal-Mart Supercenter from 9 a.m. to noon.

    The book features stories on local soldiers written by students in the Mass Communication Department at CU. Proceeds from the book go toward mass communication student scholarships.

  • Bland to compete for national title

    A Campbellsville teenager will travel to the Bahamas next week to represent Kentucky in the Miss Teen USA competition.

    Jefra Bland, 19, competed last December against 36 other teens from around the state to win the Miss Kentucky Teen USA crown at Murray State University.

    Bland, the daughter of Jeff and Vicki Bland of Campbellsville, attends the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

    For more on this story and others, see Monday's print edition.

  • Taylor County men involved in Casey crash injuring one

    Two Taylor County men were uninjured in a Casey County crash that left the driver of the other vehicle injured.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, Mark A. Richie, 22, of Mannsville was driving a 1997 Nissan east on KY 70 near Liberty when he entered a curve and lost control, striking a 1998 Nissan driven by Debbie Stafford, 54, of Liberty.

    Stafford was treated and released at Taylor Regional Hospital. Richie and his passenger, Michael Johnson, 22, of Elk Horn, were not injured in the collision. All three were wearing seat belts.

  • Downtown development booming

    There's new life in downtown Campbellsville.

    With several new businesses already open and several more in the works, many say Main Street has been revived.

  • One injured in KY 55 collision

    A Campbellsville man was injured Wednesday in a two-vehicle collision on KY 55.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Brian Clark, 17, of 1350 Ebenezer Road was driving a 1998 Dodge pickup truck near the intersection of KY 55 and KY 1061. After stopping at the intersection's stop sign, the report states, Clark attempted to pull onto KY 55 and struck a northbound 1999 Toyota driven by Charlie Jones, 22, of 105 McNary St.