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Today's News

  • The Calvary Heirs in concert Sunday

    The Calvary Heirs will be in concert at 6 p.m. on Sunday at Campbellsville Baptist Temple. The church is located at 1360 Old Hodgenville Road. For more information, call 465-5773.

  • CU students spend time abroad on African safari

    Ashley Sidebottom

    Campbellsville University

    One of the most enjoyable and life-changing experiences college students can participate in is a study-abroad program.

    Campbellsville University offers numerous study-abroad experiences across the world, including programs in Spain, France, Italy, England, Australia, Mexico, Chile, Peru and the Dominican Republic.

    "The opportunity to see and experience Kenya on safari was unforgettable," said Dr. Scott Wigginton, associate professor of pastoral ministries and counseling at Campbellsville University.

  • Jeffries-Hunt

    Kerry and Lisa Jeffries of Greensburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Amey Michelle Jeffries, to Joey Hunt, the son of Jeannie and Tim Davis and Doug and Roxie Hunt, all of Campbellsville.

    Jeffries is the granddaughter of Sonya Jeffries and the late William "Billy" Jeffries and William and Lucille Ervin.

    She is a 1997 graduate of Green County High School, a 2000 graduate of Western Kentucky University and a 2007 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College. Jeffries is employed at Amazon.com.

  • Knights, OLPH make donation to pregnancy center

    Knights of Columbus Council #12923 and Our Lady of Perpetual Help recently donated $350 to Central Kentucky Crisis Pregnancy Center. Pictured are, from left, front: Doug Willems and Angie Pace. Back: Father James Bromwich, Charles Tennyson, Jennifer Evans and Marla Carpenter.

  • Snow daze

    Taylor County residents saw nearly 5 inches of snow fall this weekend, more than in several years.

    Ronnie Dooley, Taylor County Emergency Management's public information coordinator, said the snow didn't cause any major problems, with reported accidents this weekend totaling only one or two.

    That figure, he said, is actually low for any typical day in Taylor County.

  • CU organ recital is March 13

    Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music at Campbellsville University, will give a faculty organ recital Thursday, March 13 at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel on the Campbellsville University campus.

    Roberts will perform major works by J.S. Bach, Kees Weggelaar, Olivier Messiaen and Cesar Franck.

    The public is invited to the free recital.

  • Property transfers for March 13

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Max E. and Jane H. Sutton of Steeplechase Drive in Campbellsville to Madison Cox of Lebanon Avenue in Campbellsville, Lot 39 of the Western Estates Subdivision, $70,000.

    Joseph M. Jr. and Ellen Lee Cox of New Salem Road in Glasgow to Eric and Tammy Jo Newton of Candace Street in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the east side of Cox Cemetery Road, 0.8 acre, and a tract of land in Taylor County, 0.662 acre, $76,250.

  • Gas spill forces road closure

    South Central Avenue was closed for about two hours Monday morning following a gas spill at Gas-N-Go.

    About 30 gallons of gasoline leaked onto the side of South Central Avenue, said Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson.

    According to Johnson, someone left a gas nozzle on the ground, locked in the "on" position. When an employee activated the pumps while opening the store Monday morning, gas pumped into the store lot and about 200 feet down the side of South Central Avenue.

  • Coomer completes infantry training

    Army Pvt. Steven S. Coomer has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

    The training consists of basic infantry training and advanced individual training.

    During the nine weeks of basic combat training, Coomer received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid skills, and Army history, core values and traditions.

  • School Menus for March 17-21

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    March 17-21

    Monday - Chicken nuggets, Sun Chips, green beans, fruit salad, Elf Grahams and milk.

    Tuesday - Chili, crackers, cheese, carrots, oatmeal square, applesauce and milk.

    Wednesday - Pork roast and gravy, mashed potatoes, buttered carrots, peaches, roll and milk.

    Thursday - Barbecue ribs, French fries, corn on the cob, pineapple, pudding and milk.

    Friday - Beef stew, potato wedges, celery and carrots, fruit mixture, biscuit and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    March 17-21