Today's News

  • Foundation seeks host families

    STS Foundation, a nonprofit student exchange organization, is currently looking for families in the Campbellsville area to host international high school exchange students who would like to study here during the 2011-2012 school year.

    The students will integrate themselves into a Campbellsville area family with the goal of experiencing American culture as an American high school student does. In turn, they will provide insight into their own culture.

  • CU receives The Gheens Foundation grant


    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has received a grant from The Gheens Foundation to provide for placement of the new "CU 360" system on the Simmons College campus in Louisville.

    "This is exactly the type of project that The Gheens Foundation likes to approve," said Carl M. Thomas, executive director of the foundation, at a recent check presentation. Louisville.

  • City Schools name academic achievers


    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently announced its academic achievers for January. A boy and a girl from each school are named.

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Jeremiah Jackson is a fourth-grade student at CES. He is the son of Chanelle and Godfrey Jackson. He enjoys being in the choir. His favorite teacher is Kaye Agathen, and social studies is his favorite subject. His future plans are to become an actor.

  • CU employs Dr. Joel F. Drinkard Jr.


    Caleb Harris

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Joel F. Drinkard Jr., a native of Greensboro, N.C., has been employed as a professor of Old Testament interpretation and Scholar-in-Residence, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • TCHS S.M.O.R.E.S. group to meet March 8

    Taylor County High School's S.M.O.R.E.S., Sophomores Meeting to Obtain and Review Expectations and Schedules, will meet Tuesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. at the high school.

    The meeting is for current freshmen and their parents. Parents must attend the meeting for students to receive their 2011-2012 class schedule. Grades will also be reviewed and student career pathways will be discussed.

  • LWC choir performance to pay tribute to Broadway

    Hits from some of Broadway's greatest shows will be performed Monday and Tuesday, March 7-8 as the Lindsey Wilson College Concert Choir presents "Give My Regards to Broadway: The Great Songs from Musicals Past and Present."

    The concert will be presented at 8 p.m. ET in the Norma & Glen Hodge Center for Discipleship. The concert is free and open to the public.

    The 42-member LWC Concert Choir will perform pieces from 10 Broadway shows that were either been nominated for numerous Tony awards or won several Tony awards.

  • Legg interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'


    Campbellsville University's John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of CU, recently interviewed Hilda Legg, candidate for Secretary of State, former presidential appointee and former Center for Rural Development director, on Campbellsville University's WLCU's show "Dialogue on Public Issues."

    The show will air Monday, March 7 at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday, March 9 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. The show is aired on Comcast Cable Channel 10.

  • CU to host Larnelle Harris in concert


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Five-time Grammy and 11-time Dove Award winner Larnelle Harris will be in concert Friday, March 25 at 7 p.m. in Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

    The concert is a fundraising event to raise money for the University Chorale's trip to Brazil on May 19-31. This is the second time Harris has performed at CU. He first sang in concert at the university in 1996.

  • A Sign of Spring

    Daffodils, sometimes called March lilies, are the first sure sign of spring.

    These flowers, above, first showed their face at Sam Brenner’s home on Meader Street last week.

  • Two months down, new mayor faces budget issues


    The first two months in office have been full of surprises, challenges and rewarding moments for Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young.

    Young said the biggest shock so far has been the City budget.

    "The biggest surprise is the way the expenses and revenue are set up," Young said. "I'm used to steady, regular revenue and expenses. [In the City budget], expenses are regular and revenue is not."

    City revenue comes in spurts, Young said, mostly via grants and an influx of property tax money at the end of the year.