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Today's News

  • Target fully on TCHS’ boys’ basketball back

     

  • More than one game for the price of just one

     

  • Goodin officially signs with Xavier

     

  • The ongoing struggle with Alzheimer’s

    As I hung up the phone, I regretted having not called sooner. Several times in the past few months I’d almost called Ed, but there always seemed something more pressing to do.

    When I did call, I fully expected to hear Ed’s upbeat, energetic voice.

  • Early Days November 12, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    November 10, 2005

    Scouts representing the 25-county area of the Lincoln Heritage Council, Boy Scout of America, will assist less fortunate individuals and families by collecting non-perishable food items during the 17th Annual Scouting for Food Good Turn for America food drive in November.

    Joe and Juanita Dudgeon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday. A reception will be given in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m. at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

  • Early Days November 19, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    November 17, 2005

    Gary and Karen Mardis of Campbellsville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 20.

    Jessie Reagan Vance celebrated her third birthday on Oct. 31.

    Clay Hill Memorial Forest was recently named the 2005 Best Project in the Southeastern U.S. by the Southeastern Association of Resource Conservation and Development.

    Kelly Diane Cave and Gregory Dewayne Thompson exchanged wedding vows Friday, Oct. 28, at the Gatlinburg Chapel Ministries.

  • Students volunteer for annual recycling day

     

    Around 55 people attended Saturday morning's annual Recycling Day.

    Students from both local high schools volunteered at the county's recycling center, located near Miller Park and the water treatment plant on Lebanon Avenue.

    Taylor County agriculture teacher Lindsay Wayne congratulated the nine students who volunteered on a job well done this year.

    Everyone who came by said they recycle frequently, according to Wayne. But she wants to encourage people who don't already recycle to do so.

  • Book to honor 100 years of fire department

     

    The Taylor County Historical Society is honoring the Campbellsville Fire Department with a commemorative book as the department celebrated its 100th year of service in 2014.

    The rich history and service runs deep within Campbellsville as the fire department formed in 1914.

    "Really what we're trying to do is honor the contributions of their time and skill of these people who have kept the fire department going," Joe DeSpain, historical society vice president, said.

  • Fundraiser benefits homeless shelter

     

    All donations from Saturday night╒s third annual Hearts to Help concert will go to help the Green River Ministries homeless shelter. The event was held at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.

    "It was very successful. We had about 200 people there," GRM Executive Director Shirley Cheatham said. "We were really pleased at the crowd."

    As in previous years, there was no admission fee, but people were encouraged to make a love offering to GRM's homeless shelter.

  • Community salutes its veterans

    “Thank you, veterans, very much, for all you went through and what you still do,” Phil Davis, senior vice commander for the American Legion, Department of Kentucky, said during the Wednesday afternoon ceremony at the city’s War Memorial.

    Vietnam War veteran Bill Perkins said it was as large a crowd as there’s ever been during a Veterans Day service.

    Perkins also announced that there will be a parade on Memorial Day next year.