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Today's News

  • Weather playing havoc with spring ball schedules

     

    The two local baseball and two local softball teams started their seasons recently and all tasted great success.

  • CU’s Fox makes 2nd team All-American

     

    Campbellsville University senior Emily Fox has been named an NAIA Division 1 second-team All-American.
    Fox, totaled 1,178 points for coach Ginger Colvin’s Lady Tigers in less than three seasons after transferring from Austin Peay.
    Fox was also named to the first team of the All-Championship Team after the Lady Tigers finished in the Fab Four in Billings, Mont. (CU sophomore Madison Stewart made second team.)

  • Smith captures 11-12-year-old match play title

     

  • CU Lady Tigers reach Fab 4 in NAIA Tourney

    Jordan Alves, CU Sports Information Director

  • Sports calendar (May 22)

    TBA Youth Baseball Instructional Camp changed to June 5-7
    The dates for the Twins Baseball Academy’s Youth Baseball Instructional Camp have been changed from May 22-24 to Monday-Wednesday June 5-7 at the Major League Field at Miller Park. In case of rain, it will be at Twins Baseball Academy on Greensburg Road. The camp for youngsters ages 5-12 will have a morning session for 5-8-year-olds from 10 a.m. to noon and an afternoon session for 9-12-year-olds from 12:30 to 2:30. The cost is $50. To register online, go to www.twinsacademy.com.

  • Documentary featuring Green River to be shown March 30 at civic center

     

    A documentary that heavily features Green River will be shown later this month at the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    “Kentucky Wild Rivers: Secrets of Discovery” will be shown Thursday, March 30, at 7 p.m. Campbellsville University professor Dr. Richie Kessler will be there to discuss the film. Admission is free.

    “There are a number of scenes in the documentary that feature the Green River, along with other beautiful wild rivers in the state,” said Kessler.

  • Fans across state ‘flip’ for Jolly

     

    Most people in Taylor County know him as “Jolly.” At Taylor County High School basketball games, he has become quite a sensation, known for his exceptional ability to perform backflips.

    After the Taylor County Cardinals boys’ basketball team made its third consecutive trip to the Boys’ Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena in Lexington last week, Damond Jolly became known to thousands across the state of Kentucky and across the country.

  • Bill would require some hospitals to report drug abuse

    A bill sitting on Gov. Matt Bevin’s desk at press time is designed to curb the abuse of prescription drugs, and Taylor Regional Hospital would be affected by the bill.

    House Bill 314, which would tighten the reporting of toxicology screenings by Kentucky hospitals, passed in the Kentucky House of Representatives last month, and passed in the Kentucky Senate last week.

  • Bald is beautiful

     

    In its 10th year of operation in Campbellsville, St. Baldrick’s has surpassed $400,000 raised for pediatric cancer research after Saturday’s head shaving event at Powell Gymnasium on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    Lead organizer Donna Wise said the organization had met its goal of reaching $34,150 this year, which placed it over its 10-year goal of $400,000.

  • Calhoun murder trial to start June 5

    A trial for a Lebanon man accused of a murder has been pushed back a couple of months because his defense attorney hasn’t been able to see all the evidence.

    At a Friday morning hearing, Taylor County Circuit Judge Todd Spalding moved William Calhoun’s jury trial from Monday, April 10, to Monday, June 5.