Today's News

  • Baseball Tigers lose in World Series opener

    Lee (Tenn.) University used three early home runs to pin a 5-2 loss on the Campbellsville University baseball Tigers in the opening game of the Avista-NAIA World Series on Friday in Lewiston, Idaho.

    The Tigers never overcame the Flames' 4-1 start as the 2008 national runners-up hit three long balls in the first four innings.

    Campbellsville got a home run from catcher Jimmy Voelker in the second and a bases-loaded walk to Brian Chase in the third.

  • Skaggs wins BPW give-away

    Crissy Skaggs recently won a gift basket worth more than $200 from Campbellsville Business & Professional Women's Club.

  • Phillips to celebrate 80th birthday

    Carrie Mae Phillips will celebrate her 80th birthday on Sunday, May 24.

    Her children will be hosting a celebration in honor of their mother from 2 to 4 p.m. at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.

    All relatives and friends are invited to attend. They request no gifts.


  • Post 82 elects auxiliary officers

    American Legion Post 82 Auxiliary hosted its annual elections on May 7 for a term that will run through May 2010. Pictured are, from left, front: Barb Davis, first vice president; Brenda Floyd, president; and Rita Mills, second vice president. Back: Carol Bryant, sergeant at arms; Sharon Lenihan, chaplain; Sue Miller, secretary/treasurer; Martina Corbin, sergeant at arms; and Charlotte Hoots, historian.

  • Witness will be in concert Sunday, May 30

    Witness will be in concert at Fairview Baptist Church at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 30. For more information, call 465-2058.

  • Viers-Blair

    Ciji Viers and Daniel Blair, both of Elk Horn, will exchange wedding vows on Friday, June 5.

    Viers is the daughter of Gary and Debra Viers of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Mattie Bray, James and Mary Viers, David Malone and Charlotte Malone, all of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Taylor County High School and will be attending Lindsey Wilson College in the fall.

    Viers is employed at Kroger.

    Blair is the son of Mary Tungate of Lexington and the late Harry "Dickie" Tungate.

  • American Legion Post 82 elects officers

    Edwards-O'Banion Post 82 American Legion hosted its yearly elections on May 7. The officers will serve through May 2010. Pictured are, from left, front: James Hash, second vice commander; Robert Bryant, commander; and Ron Milby, first vice commander. Back: Al Smith, adjutant; Bobby Baker, service officer; Daymon Sallee, sergeant at arms; Billy Floyd, judge advocate; Sylvia Young, chaplain; and Gregg Parent, historian.

  • Wright joins The Green Room

    The Green Room recently welcomed massage therapist Sandy Wright.

    Wright is a licensed massage therapist for the state of Kentucky. She specializes in deep tissue massage and trigger-point therapy.

    Wright is also experienced in Swedish massage, and she incorporates stretching in that technique. Her experience also includes reflexology and prenatal massage.

    She has spent the past eight years focusing on healing and finds it rewarding. She has also spent the past three years doing circulation and therapeutic healing with horses in Lexington.

  • Beasley-Bland

    Jim and Kathy Beasley of Rogersville, Tenn. announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Misty M. Beasley, to Timothy C. Bland, son of Timmy and Kellie Bland of Campbellsville.

    Beasley is the granddaughter of Gladys Ilene Lawson and the late Rev. Sturm Lawson and Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Beasley.

    She is a 1998 graduate of Cherokee High School and also has a license as a phlebotomy technician. She is employed as a consumer services representative at Holston Electric Cooperative.

  • Taylor County Bank breaks grounds on new location

    In keeping with the 70-year Miller family tradition of service, Taylor County Bank hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its newest branch at Green River Plaza on May 12.

    Henry E. Lee, president of Taylor County Bank, said he is "excited about the prospects of this new location."

    "There has been significant interest from the businesses and individuals in that area for Taylor County Bank to have a presence there.

    "We are happy to be able to answer their call and look forward to serving our current as well as future customers."