Today's News

  • Smyzer speaks on mercy at CU's chapel

    "There are some situations, some state of affairs, some current circumstances that we deal with on a regular basis, but if these things were not there, it really don't mean nothing."

    In a message titled "When It Really Don't Mean Nothing," Dr. Matthew E. Smyzer Jr. preached on Oct. 29 at Campbellsville University's chapel service.

    Smyzer is the executive director of the Baptist Fellowship Center and pastor of Beargrass Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville.

  • Pageants accepting applicants

    The Miss Kentucky Teen America, Miss Kentucky Junior Teen America and Kentucky's Miss Princess pageants will take place Jan. 3-4 at the Radisson Plaza in Lexington.

    The organization is accepting applications for participation. 

    The pageant offers six divisions for girls ages 3-18. The program offers an awards package that includes the official crown and banner, paid entry fee to the national competition, cash prizes, travel allowances, more than $50,000 in scholarships and a personal appearance contract. 

  • Taylor Regional Hospital names fall 2008 ambassador

    Wanda French has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for fall 2008. Other nominees were Mary Ann Sloane and Karen Lawhorn.

    French was nominated by a team member. The following was written on her nomination form.

  • American Mobility under new ownership

    American Mobility, located at 124 Old U.S. 68 in Campbellsville, recently hosted a ribbon cutting.Teresa Lynne Aldridge is the new owner of American Mobility Products Inc., located at 124 Old U.S. 68 in Campbellsville.

    American Mobility strives to "keep America mobile" by providing quality services and products to those in need of becoming independent again. The business provides free in-home evaluations and assists with paperwork. American Mobility bills all major insurance companies for its clients.

  • Hispanic Outreach

    A Hispanic Outreach Program was recently hosted by Greater Campbellsville United, Commission on Human Rights and Campbellsville Baptist Church. Booths with information pertaining to resources that assist in education, banking, health care, family provisions, fair and adequate housing, Hispanic ministry, food and door prizes were available to the public.

  • TCHS Class of 1983 hosts reunion

    Taylor County High School Class of 1983 celebrated its 25-year reunion on Oct. 25 at All Occasions in Campbellsville. Class members in attendance are pictured, from left, front: Robbie Gaddie, Mark Sapp, Timmy Bland, Mike Januski, Tim Jones, Pat Newcomb, Troy Young, Rob Kosid and Utah Canada. Middle: Joe McCubbin, Gary Smith, Jeff Parsons, Kerry Cox, Randy Barnett, John Bertram, Allen Pierce, Doug Brockman and Bill Parker.

  • Finishing well

    If there's such a thing as a perfect day for a funeral, Friday was it. Puffy white clouds dotted the blue sky, the temperature a perfect 75 degrees.

    The friends and family of Teresa Rosebrough packed the church for a triumphantly joyful, yet mournfully sad memorial service.

    At 50, our friend T lost her three-and-a-half-year battle with ovarian cancer.

  • Campbellsville native is winner of Count Me In's Micro to Millions Award

    Business growth program, Count Me In for Women's Economic Independence, selected Kim Orlando of TravelingMom.com as one of the four recipients of the Micro to Millions award during its competition in Trumbull, Conn. event on Oct. 11.

    Orlando, daughter of Campbellsville resident Raj Sublett, attended Taylor County High School. She is the mother of three and lives in Greenwich, Conn. Orlando received the Count Me In Award for her business, TravelingMom.com, an online resource where moms can find filtered, relevant travel information. 

  • Evangelist to speak at CU convo

    Tyra Lokey-Robinson, sign-art evangelist from Hope Community Church in Franklin, will be the speaker at Campbellsville University's chapel series Wednesday, Nov. 19 at Ransdell Chapel at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

    Lokey-Robinson is founder of the sign-art ministries, a sign language ministry that reaches the deaf and hearing impaired, at Hope Community Church in 1992.

  • Conway Freight supports Red Ribbon Week

    As a culminating activity to Red Ribbon Week, students from local school systems were selected to tour a Conway Freight truck, honk the horn and receive both a Red Ribbon bracelet and coloring sheet compliments of Conway Freight.

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition made the arrangements and asked students what Red Ribbon Week meant to them.