Today's News

  • Blair honored with wedding shower

    Terri Blair was honored with a personal wedding shower on Feb. 21 at the home of Shelia Wade. Blair will marry Russ Slinker in April. Pictured are, from left, Wade and Fay Veatch, hostesses; Cassidy Blair and Cayli Blair, the bride's daughters; Blair; Patty Nunn, hostess; and Alice Slinker, the groom's mother.

  • Tigers, Lady Tigers complete MSC sweep

    Campbellsville University men's and women's basketball teams swept a home twinbill from Saint Catharine College on Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Tigers, 24-4 overall and 9-1 vs. Mid-South Conference foes, stayed on top of the league race with an 87-54 triumph over the Lady Patriots.

    Wendi Messer led CU with 15 points while Kristi Ensminger added 13 and reserve forwards Corin Dunn and Jarobia Hill nine and eight points, respectively. Hill also had 10 rebounds.

  • Creason

    Alton and Nettie Creason of Greensburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 17 at a dinner at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Junior Bryant.

    The Creasons were married on Jan. 17, 1959, at the home of the Rev. Jim Bloyd.

  • Veanna's has new stylists

    Ashley Clark and April Money have joined the staff at Veanna's Hair and Tanning Salon.

    Money specializes in lash extensions, hair extensions, custom cuts and color and piercings.

    Clark specializes in cuts, color, bikini waxing, lash extensions and piercings.

    Walk-ins are welcome or call for an appointment. Veanna's is located at 210 Nancy Cox Drive.


  • Campbellsville resident arrested, charged with burglary

    A Campbellsville resident has been arrested and charged with burglary and other charges.

    Ray Noel Grijala, 22, of 108 Shields Court was arrested at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13. According to Grijala's arrest warrant, he was charged with two counts of first-degree burglary, a Class B felony punishable by as much as 20 years in prison, and receiving a stolen firearm valued at more than $300, a Class D felony punishable by as much as five years in prison.

    Court records state that the firearm had been taken from a local pawnshop.

  • Catlin-Noland

    Elizabeth Catlin and Joseph Noland III announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage planned for May in Columbus, Ohio.

    Catlin is the daughter of Jack and Carol Catlin of Dublin, Ohio. She is employed as a teacher at East Hardin Middle School in Glendale, Ky.

    Noland is the son of Joe and Sherri Noland of Campbellsville. He is a graduate of Taylor County High School and has a B.A. in educational ministry from Campbellsville University. He is employed by the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Organization.

    They live in Elizabethtown.


  • Pickett's Chapel hosting youth revival

    Pickett's Chapel United Methodist Church will host a spring youth revival from Sunday, March 9 through Friday, March 13.

    Services will begin nightly at 7:30 ET.

    The evangelist will be Pastor Eric Gilbert, and special music and drama is planned. A line-up of performances follows.

    - Monday, March 9 - Benson Sexton and St. Andrew's youth team.

    - Tuesday, March 10 - Behind the Cross and 20/20 from Elk Horn Baptist.

    - Wednesday, March 11 - First Service Band and Columbia Baptist Creative Ministry team.

  • Two more arrested in crime ring case

    Two more people have been arrested in a case involving 19 defendants accused of operating a crime ring to sell drugs in Taylor and surrounding counties.

    According to a press release from the Campbellsville Police Department, the indictments came after an 18-month investigation.

    The indictment state that the defendants are accused of operating a criminal syndicate beginning June 27, 2007, and continuing through Jan. 7, 2009, in Taylor and surrounding counties and other states.

  • Black History Month: 'A gift from the Lord and I praise him for it every day'

    She can often be found tapping the ivory keys for a church or a number of choirs.

    But while Letha Johnson is known for her piano playing ability, she says she doesn't know how to read music - she learns songs simply by hearing them.

    Johnson, 63, was born and raised in Greensburg, where she lived off and on with several of her relatives.

    Her mother was sick when she was a child, Johnson said, so she was raised mainly by her aunt and uncle, George and Mary Taylor, who weren't able to have children of their own.

    "They wanted me," she said.

  • Smith is winter ambassador at TRH

    Mary Tena Smith has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for winter 2009. Other nominees were Greta Caldwell, Frances Edwards, Kim Spalding, Sheila Thomas and Lindsay Walker.

    Smith was nominated by a team member. The following was written on her nomination forms.