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Today's News

  • Marlar makes it two straight Spring Sizzlers

    Mike Marlar of Winfield, Tenn. took the race lead on lap 18 and never looked back in scoring his second straight Spring Sizzler victory in the 11th Annual Spring Sizzler for the O'Reilly Battle of the Bluegrass DirtCar Series Super Late Model division on Saturday evening at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown.

    Other feature winners included Logan Whitis of Hustonville in WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman and Benji Lee of St. Joe in Kentucky Cooperage Modifieds.

  • Church, state and religious liberty issues topic of KHIPP discussion

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Nationally prominent speakers Dr. Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, and Holly Hollman, general counsel of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, were recent guests at Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy roundtable.

  • CU to host commandant of the United States Marine Corps

    Gen. James T. Conway, commandant of the United States Marine Corps, will be Campbellsville University's commencement speaker Saturday, May 10 at 10 a.m. on the HIG Field.

    Campbellsville University's master's students will graduate at 7 p.m. Friday, May 9 in the Ransdell Chapel. The speaker for that ceremony is Dr. Dwayne Howell, associate professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at CU.

    Degrees will be conferred upon 309 students following completion of the requirements for graduation.

  • No foul play suspected in woman's death

    Though the cause of death will not be known until an autopsy report is issued, foul play is not suspected in the death of a local woman.

    According to Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney, Lori Anne Morrison, 22, was found dead Saturday morning in the University Drive home she shared with four other women.

    "We do not know exactly what the cause of death is, but we have no reason to suspect foul play," Dabney said.

    Morrison died at around 4 a.m. Saturday morning, Dabney said. A call was placed to 911 at 9:15 a.m.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Thursday, May 1 - Foxwood Drive, Forest Hills Drive, Crescent Hill Drive and Jackson Tower.

    Friday, May 2 - Liberty Road and Stoner Creek.

    Monday, May 5 - Day cares, Head Start and Taylor County Elementary School.

    Tuesday, May 6 - Campbellsville Adult Day Center, Taylor's Chapel and Mt. Carmel Road.

    Wednesday, May 7 - KY 55, Davis Road, Meadowcreek and Hathaway Drive.

    Thursday, May 8 - Greensburg Road and The Grandview.

    Friday, May 9 - No route.

    Monday, May 12 - No route.

  • KCS offering new program for 3-year-olds

    Kentucky Christian School has added a program for 3-year-olds to its elementary school lineup for the 2008-2009 school year.

    "Sonbeams" will attend classes three days per week, with optional half-day or whole-day classes. The teacher, Georgietta Johnson, is a certified teacher with 32 years' experience in early childhood education.

  • City Schools name Academic Achievers

    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently announced its Academic Achievers for the month of April. Two students from each school are honored.

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Jaylah Tucker is a first-grade student at CES. She is the granddaughter of Wanda Tucker. She enjoys playing football, basketball and soccer. Her favorite teacher is Laura Dicken, and reading is her favorite subject. Her future plans are to become a teacher.

  • Lady Eagles win first five tennis matches

    Coach Carol Tucker's Campbellsville High School Lady Eagles' tennis team won their first five matches of the season while her Eagle boys' squad went 2-3.

    The girls' unit has bested Washington County twice and North Hardin, Bardstown and Adair County.

    The boys' contingent owns two team wins over Washington County.

    Meredith Haley paces the Lady Eagles with five singles' wins while the doubles' teams of Alison Medders/Ashley Phillips and Ariel Milby/Summer Montgomery also started with 5-0 worksheets.

  • 1974 grad still enjoying coaching success

    Just to show how old I and the class of 1974 are getting, there wasn't a girls' basketball team when we graduated in 1974.

    The sport which was halted decades earlier (matter of fact Sue Smith's mother was a stand-out) started back again for the 1974-75 campaign.

    At least one local young lady didn't get a chance to display her skills while still in high school.

    She did go on to play at Western Kentucky University and probably goes down as one of the best female athletes ever produced in Taylor County.

  • Man indicted after shooting at police

    The Campbellsville man shot by police after he allegedly fired a weapon at them has been indicted on charges of attempted murder and wanton endangerment.

    Adam Douglas Powell, 22, of 506 Woodlawn Ave. was indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, the charges stem from an altercation on March 29.

    The report states Campbellsville Police received a 911 call about a domestic situation involving weapons at 506 Woodlawn Ave.