Today's News

  • Still a survivor

    Gladys McKinley knew something was wrong. In 1952, while living in Florida, McKinley discovered a lump in her left breast.

    "I began to feel bad and kind of draggy," she said. "Then I found a lump between my shoulder and breast."

    The lump, McKinley said, was really sore. She knew immediately that something wasn't right.

    McKinley went to see a doctor, who said she needed to see a cancer specialist right away.

  • CBC barbecue cook-off

    On Sunday, Sept. 19, Campbellsville Baptist Church hosted a Sunday School barbecue cook-off. Adult Sunday school classes competed in various categories. The Sunday school class taught by Brian Clifford brought home prizes in two categories.

  • Grace Notes: Act like a Christian!

    On the way home from church last week I heard a radio spot.

    One guy tells another guy about his neighbor who's always hard on his son. They'll be out playing ball in the yard and the dad will constantly tell his son, "You'll never be a ball player if you keep messing up like that."

    Then the guy says, "Get this - on Sunday mornings the whole family gets in the car and goes to church."

    His friend asks, "How do you know they're going to church?"

  • BREAKING NEWS: Wife charged in police officer's death

    Tonya M. Ford has been charged with killing her husband, former Lebanon Police Office David M. Ford.

    Ford, 40, was found shot to death on Feb. 10, 2009, at his Graham Road home. The Campbellsville E-911 Center received a phone call from Ford's wife stating that she had arrived home and found him dead.

    The Taylor County grand jury convened in special session on Tuesday to hear from nearly 20 witnesses in Ford's case.

  • Walk For The Holy Innocents is Oct. 30

    There will be a "Walk For The Holy Innocents" at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30 in Campbellsville.

    Sponsored by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and the Central Kentucky Crisis Pregnancy Center in Campbellsville.

    Those who'd like to participate should meet at the Pregnancy Center at 319 Maple St. (behind the Medicine Centre).

    Participants will walk and pray about 1 mile and finish with a reception at the Catholic church hall at North Central Avenue and University Drive.

  • Blessing of the Beasts

    St. Thomas Episcopal Church and Drs. Annie and John Skaggs hosted the St. Francis' Blessing of the Beasts on Sunday, Oct. 3 at the Skaggs' farm in Campbellsville.

  • Free diabetes classes scheduled

    Several free "Living Well with Diabetes" classes have been planned at the Taylor County Health Department.

    Each will provide information on healthy eating, medications, problem solving, activity and reducing health risks.

    A support group will meet Tuesday, Oct. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. to discuss the challenges faced while living with diabetes.

    Pre-registration is required for evening and support group meetings.

    For more information, call (800) 928-4416 Ext. 166.

  • CU to host president of Kentucky Baptist Convention at chapel service Oct. 20

    Dr. Don Mathis, president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and a vocational evangelist, will speak at Campbellsville University's chapel at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 in Ransdell Chapel.

    Mathis, of Bowling Green, was elected president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention for the 2009-2010 term and is the first two-time president of the convention in 48 years. He has been the pastor of five Kentucky Baptist churches and has preached about 700 revival meetings.

  • Missing woman found OK

    The Campbellsville woman reported missing Friday evening has been located.

    According to E-911 Dispatcher Adam England, Sandra Morris, 46, was located by K9 search dogs on Western Drive at 5:05 p.m. Saturday.

    Morris was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue with minor injuries.

    She had been missing since about 6 p.m. on Friday.

  • Local man inducted in state Civil Rights hall

    A local man is among the 31 Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame 2010 inductees.

    The Rev. Walter L. Johnson was inducted into the hall during a Kentucky Commission on Human Rights ceremony on Friday, Oct. 15 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville.

    Johnson has led three churches - Mt. Vernon, Pleasant Run and Jacob Grove Baptist. He has been a long-time member of the Campbellsville Human Rights Commission and has been in the forefront of civil rights and integration movements in Campbellsville and Taylor County.