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Today's News

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Monday, Dec. 3 - Head Start, Taylor County Elementary School and day care centers.

    Tuesday, Dec. 4 - Taylors Chapel, KY 210, Social Band Road and Mt. Carmel.

    Wednesday, Dec. 5 - Lone Valley, Columbia Road, Meadowcreek, Davis Road and Hathaway Drive.

    Thursday, Dec. 6 - Forest Hills, Plainview and Medco Center.

    Friday, Dec. 7 - Campbellsville Adult Day Care, Greensburg Road and Friendship Pike.

    Monday, Dec. 10 - No route.

    Tuesday, Dec. 11 - Speck Ridge, Elk Horn Road and Knifley Road.

    Wednesday, Dec. 12 - Old Lebanon Road and Windsor Gardens.

  • CU knocks off defending national champs

    Campbellsville University's men's basketball team rolled past defending national champion and pre-season No. 1-rated Oklahoma City in-between home wins over Faulkner (Ala.) and Spalding to improve their overall mark to 7-2.

    Coach Keith Adkins' 11th-rated squad began its three-wins-in-four-days by conquering No. 4 Faulkner 68-57 on Friday in the first night of the Eighth Annual Lou Cunningham Classic.

    Nestor Colmenares led the attack with 18 points and 11 rebounds while Marcus Nicks had 11 points, and nine rebounds and Bubba Long 11 points and seven assists.

  • Lady Tigers drop close encounters

    Campbellsville University's Lady Tigers dropped a pair of games by five points to McKendree and Union (Tenn.) University.

    The Lady Tigers lost 70-69 in overtime to McKendree at Lindsey Wilson College on Saturday.

    Coach Ginger Colvin's team fought back from a double-digit deficit to send the game into overtime.

    Priscila Alves led the Lady Tigers with 16 points while Courtney Danis added 15 points and Meagan Murphy had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

    Alexia Williams had eight points and six rebounds off the CU bench.

  • Annual Woman's Club Christmas home tour is Sunday

    It's an opportunity to see inside some of Campbellsville's most beautiful homes. Whether the homes are large or small, with simple decor or lavish furnishings, each will have something special to offer viewers this Christmas season.

    Campbellsville Woman's Club will host the annual Christmas Home Tour this Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The event serves as the club's main fundraiser for scholarships for two local students. President Roberta Moore says she would like for the club to be able to offer four scholarships.

  • Jude-Gabbert

    Jessica Lynn Jude and David Allen Gabbert, both of Campbellsville, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 1 at St. Mark United Methodist Church.

    Andy Hughes performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Calvin and Tammy Jude of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Patrick and Barbara Moore of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Charlene Gabbert of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Orville and Margie Hughes of Campbellsville.

    Beth Jude of Campbellsville served as her sister's maid of honor.

  • Hurry up and wait

    (Note: This is adapted from my book, "Prayers God Always Answers.")

    My soul was in anguish. I knew exactly how King David felt when he wrote his laments, wondering how long he had to wait for God to answer his prayers.

    I was 11 years old and I had been waiting my entire life to shave my legs. However, my mom said I needed to wait, but what do moms know? I had a forest growing on my lower limbs that needed razing - right then.

  • Birth Announcements

    Christa Wright and Adam Hicks of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Lilly Rayne Hicks, at 5:55 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long.

  • Diversion revoked in theft case

    A Burkesville woman has had her diversion revoked and will spend three years in prison on a theft charge.

    Jessica Ann Sweeney, 32, of 225 Spring Branch Road appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

    In February 2006, Sweeney pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking more than $300. At that time, she was granted a three-year pretrial diversion and ordered to have no contact with Wal-Mart Supercenter and pay $698.82 in restitution.

    If she failed the terms of her diversion, Sweeney was to be sentenced to three years in prison.

  • RoBards opens law office in Shelbyville

    J.R. RoBards has opened a legal practice in Shelbyville at the Stanley-Casey House, 301 Washington St.

    RoBards is a 1995 graduate of Campbellsville High School and is a veteran of the U.S. Marines, where he served on active duty from 1995-1999.

  • Painting to be raffled Saturday

    The Adair County High School Class of 1994 Craig's Classmates Relay for Life Team is selling chances to win a painting of the Columbia Courthouse by local artist Trena Corbin.

    Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be Saturday at Christmas in Columbia.

    Proceeds from ticket sales will go to Relay for Life in memory of Craig Hare and in honor of Jamie Bennett.

    The painting can be viewed at Sheila's Country Junction at 206 Public Square in Columbia.