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Today's News

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    March 5, 1998

    Donald and Amy Parker, Campbellsville, announce the birth of a son, Alex Zachary, at 8:21 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 16 at Taylor County Hospital, Campbellsville.

    Dollie Lee, 84, of Pitman Valley Road, Campbellsville, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1998, in Campbellsville.

    Dr. Eugene Shively received the Physician's Recognition Award recently from the American Medical Association.

    Campbellsville won its third consecutive 20th District Tournament boys' Championship on Saturday night with a 76-50 triumph over Taylor County.

  • Campbellsville Baptist plans 'Journey to Easter'

    Campbellsville Baptist Church will host "The Journey to Easter," an interactive walk-through drama set in first century Jerusalem, two days after the resurrection of the Lord.

    The event will take place Friday through Sunday, March 14-16 beginning at 6:30 each night. Guests may arrive any time between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.

  • First Baptist to host 100 Voices of Praise

    First Baptist Church will host 100 Voices of Praise on Saturday.

    As part of the Nehemiah Project of Kentucky Baptists, 100 men will sing during a 7 p.m. service at the church.

    Chaired by Barbara Johnson, the project's goal is to raise $100,000 for the rebuilding of Simmons Bible College of Kentucky.

    The community is invited to attend. The church is located at 704 E. Broadway in Campbellsville.

  • First Cumberland to host mini-drama

    "In Christ Alone," a cantata and mini-drama, will be presented at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Saturday, March 22 at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, March 23 as part of the 11 a.m. worship service.

    The church is located at 500 Cumberland Way in Campbellsville.

    For more information, contact the church office at 465-4091. The community is invited to attend.

  • Crab Family in concert at Bethlehem in Greensburg

    The Crab Family Revival will be in concert at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Greensburg on Sunday at 6 p.m. ET. SteadFast will also be appearing for a night of worship and praise. The church is located three miles south of Greensburg on KY 61. For more information call (270) 932-7930.

  • Cookie delivery!

    Sami Jo Burch of Girl Scout Troop #1780 receives part of her cookie order from Jeannie Clark, 2008 cookie chairperson.

  • Love and break ups

    The other day a friend announced that she had "broken up" with her daughter. She laughed as she said it, but there was a hint of seriousness to her words. At any rate, she was obviously upset.

    "What did your daughter say about it?" I asked. I couldn't imagine a mother actually doing something like that, although I'm sure it crosses most moms' minds at least occasionally.

    "Oh, I didn't tell her!" she said. "I broke up with her secretly. Besides, I don't think it's possible for a mom to break up with a child."

  • Woman's club speakers discuss retirement and healthy aging

    Campbellsville Woman's Club met Feb. 25 at the home of Frances Johnson on Lebanon Avenue.

    Becky Nash, Taylor County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, presented a program on home life and retirement planning.

    Carol Kirtley also spoke on self-awareness and healthy aging.

    The two speakers encouraged club members to be involved in their retirement planning and take better care of their health. They also cautioned them to be aware of identity theft.

  • New Covenant Church to host

    On Saturday, March 15, New Covenant Church will host "Jerusalem Marketplace: Where Jesus Walked to the Cross."

    "This year, we're transforming our church into a bustling Jerusalem marketplace," said Tim Richardson, elder. "Our Jerusalem Marketplace program will provide fun, memorable Bible-learning activities for kids, ages 5 to 12."

  • TCES receives flag from the Capitol

    Taylor County Elementary School was recently presented with a United States flag that had been flown over the Capital in Washington D.C. Phyllis Causey, field representative for Rep. Ron Lewis, presented the flag to Herbert Wheat, TCES principal. Fifth grade safety patrol members are responsible for raising and lowering the flag each day and are also pictured.