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Today's News

  • Tebbs Bend Bridge completion set for Aug. 1

     

    The new Tebbs Bend Bridge will almost certainly be completed no later than Aug. 1 of this year.

    According to Robert Reeder of Flemingsburg-based RGF Concrete, the contractor in charge of the project, one abutment has already been completed, and work should start on the other one by the middle of the week.

    An abutment is a structure built to support the lateral pressure of an arch or span, like at the ends of a bridge.

  • Organ donation encouraged during National Donate Life Month

     

    For more than a decade, the month of April has been about saving and healing lives.

    Donate Life champions across the country fill the month of April with powerful testimonials to demonstrate the lifesaving message of donation and transplantation.

    The goal of National Donate Life Month is to make life possible by educating and motivating individuals to register their decision to be organ, eye and tissue donors.

    One of those champions is Taylor County Circuit Court Clerk Rodney Burress.

  • Amy Grant to perform at CU's Derby Rose Gala

     

    Campbellsville University’s annual Derby Rose Gala is planned for Thursday, April 29, with a dinner and a concert featuring contemporary Christian music singer Amy Grant.

    The gala is sponsored by the Campbellsville University Advancement Board. Proceeds from the event go toward student scholarships.

    Grant will be performing with Ellie Holcomb and Nichole Nordeman on their Live Life Together Tour.

  • Market Off Main set to return April 22

     

    Market Off Main is making a comeback to its original roots this year, and the 2016 season is about to kick off.

    This year the event is focusing on artisan-only vendors, which includes handmade and homemade items, produce, flowers and food. They will not be accepting direct sales.

    “We want to get back to showcasing the talent that is in the area,” Campbellsville Main Street Vice President Karen Patton said.

  • Roth indicted for murder of boyfriend

    A Campbellsville woman accused of a murder at St. Francis was formally indicted by a Marion County Grand Jury late last month.

    On Monday, March 28, Brandy N. Roth, 33, of Old Columbia Road, was formally charged with murder, a Class A felony; tampering with physical evidence, a Class D felony; receiving stolen property $10,000 or more, a Class C felony; and first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • CU Tigers take three from Lindsey Wilson on diamond

     

  • No. 5 Lady Tigers win 16th straight, now 32-7

     

  • Softball, baseball teams play in Florida

    All four local baseball and softball teams competed in beach bash play in Florida this week.
    Lady Eagle softballers
    Campbellsville got two-hit games from Keena Angel and Brenna Wethington but fell 1-0 to Washington County in Sunday’s first game in Florida.
    The Commanderettes plated the game’s lone run in the bottom of the second inning.
    The Lady Eagles (7-5) bounced back to upend Hazard 8-2 on Monday with a three-run frames in the fourth and sixth.

  • Six Lady Tiger wrestlers headed to Olympic Trials

     

  • Early Days March 31, 2016

    Ten years ago

    March 23, 2006

    Leah Kay, Lindsey Rae and Lauren Ann Nelson celebrated their first birthday Saturday, March 11, with a Winnie the Pooh party at their home. They are the daughters of Mark and Kay Nelson of Columbia.

    David Simmons and Donna Noe Pierce will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this weekend. They exchanged vows on March 24, 1966.