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Today's News

  • CU art exhibit ends Feb. 7

    Tommy Clark, left, professor of art at Campbellsville University, discusses a watercolor with Stan McKinney, assistant professor of journalism at CU, at Clark's art exhibit reception Jan. 28. Clark has an exhibit of watercolors, mixed media, sculptures and pottery. The exhibit, at the CU Art Gallery, is free and runs through Feb. 7.

  • DECA hosts Christmas party for Head Start students

    Taylor County DECA Chapter hosted a Christmas party for Head Start children on Dec. 17. The party took place in the marketing classroom at Taylor County High School. The children were treated to refreshments, and each child received a gift from the DECA Chapter.

  • Northup to speak at Lindsey Wilson

    Former U.S. Congresswoman Anne Northup will kick off a four-part special series for women Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Northup will speak about "Competing in a Man's World" at 8 p.m. ET in V.P. Henry Auditorium. The talk is free and open to the public.

    Northup's talk begins with "Real Women, Real Beauty," a four-part series geared toward women in South central Kentucky.

    In addition to Northup's appearance, the series will feature fiction and poetry reading; a talk about women's identity; and a modern look at feminism.

  • February is American Heart Month

    The elderly man hunched over from age, shuffling down the sidewalk.

    The older lady in the wheelchair with oxygen feeding through her nostrils.

    That's the face of heart disease in America, isn't it?

    Look at the face on this column mug. A healthy-looking 40-year-old woman.

    That's also the face of heart disease and a heart attack survivor.

  • KCS spelling bee winners announced

    Kentucky Christian School's spelling bee winners are, from left, front: Larkin Floyd, first grade, second place; Ben Bertram, first grade, first place; and Peter Lowe, second grade, second place. Second row: Cole Frazier, second grade, first place; Samuel Kessler, second grade, third place; Brandi Blakeman, third grade, third place; Roger Dale Witham, third grade, first place; and Will Miller, third grade, second place.

  • CU announces fall academic honors list

    Ashley Sidebottom

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors' list for the fall 2007 semester.

  • Bill would address school bullies

    Some may call it a right of passage, just a part of growing up. But in Frankfort, lawmakers are mulling over a bill that seeks to prevent bullying in schools and local administrators are backing the bill.

    "In many aspects, our society views certain forms of bullying as a right of passage," said Melissa Long, assistant principal at Taylor County Elementary School. "However, we, now more than ever, are beginning to realize the long-term effects of bullying as it has been brought to public light in recent years."

  • St. Thomas Church plans Lenten programs

    St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 116 S. Columbia Ave., will present a series of programs during the Lenten season (40 days prior to Easter) titled "Caring for God's Creation."

    "We hope to encourage those attending to shape their own personal theology for understanding and caring for the many gifts God has given us - our land, our food chain, all of God's people, as a way of broadening our efforts to reach out to God's world," said the Rev. Karl Lusk, pastor.

  • Baptist Campus Ministries to host dinner theater

    Baptist Campus Ministries at Campbellsville University will host the 14th annual dinner theater, "Welcome to the Table," on Friday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Winters Dining Hall of the E. Bruce Heilman Student Complex.

    The program, an oral and visual presentation including sounds and images from the CU historical archives, will be presented by Campbellsville University students.

    The cost will be $15 per person or $25 for a couple with all proceeds going toward domestic and international missions.

  • Man arrested, charged with fourth DUI

    A Lebanon man has been arrested and charged with DUI.

    Louis A. Simpson, 48, of 406 W. Walnut St. was arrested at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19.

    According to Simpson's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police observed him driving on Kerr Street at about 2 a.m.

    Court records state police stopped Simpson who smelled of alcohol and had poor balance.

    Records state Simpson failed several field sobriety tests and told police he had drank four or five beers.

    Simpson's blood alcohol level was .101, higher than the legal limit of .08.