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Today's News

  • Cardinals head to Florida with 8-2 ledger

    Coach Jeff Gumm’s Taylor County Cardinals made it eight victories in 10 starts this season with a 4-3 victory at John Hardin on Wednesday night.
    The Cardinals struck first with a three-run second inning. However, the Bulldogs knotted the score with a three-spot of their own in the bottom of the fifth frame.
    Taylor County pushed across a run in the top of the seventh and freshman reliever Collin Watson finished his 2 2/3-inning sting to earn the mound win in support of junior southpaw starter Dalton Brown.

  • Hilton joins KHSAA Hall of Fame

     

  • April 9-18 games

    Thursday, April 9
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Campbellsville vs. Alexander (Ga.) (9:00) and Daviess County (12:00) in Fort Walton Beach Bash, Taylor County vs. Pulaski County (12:30) in Panama City Beach Bash.
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Campbellsville vs. Southern (5:30) and Fern Creek (6:45) in Southern Spring Break Classic.
    Friday, April 10
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Campbellsville in Hart County Tournament (TBA).
    UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL — Campbellsville at Cumberlands (DH-3:00).

  • Holy hilarity on Easter Sunday

    Hearing laughter from one of the rooms where a Bible study class was meeting Sunday morning, I cracked opened the door and teased, “What’s this, laughter in church?”

    They answered with more laughter.

    And why not laugh in church? There certainly is a time for being quiet and even for sadness. As the author of Ecclesiastes wrote, “There is an appointed time for everything…” including, “a time to cry and a time to laugh.”

  • Reading the right book

    I’m a reader. I enjoy a good book, and I often find myself anticipating something that I want to read, even months before it’s released.

    I used to read hardbacks, but now, I find myself reading most of my books on my iPad or iPhone. It’s easier, and I can take an almost unlimited number of books with me wherever I go.

  • Public Record for April 2

    Traffic

    • James E. Adcock, driving on a suspended/revoked license, now has license, dismissed.

    • Steven E. Brown, failure to use child restraint device in vehicle, $50 fine, due April 15, 2015.

    • Danny Waylon Franklin, driving on a suspended/revoked license, defendant stipulated probable cause, pass for 6 months, dismissed if no new violations.

    • Suzanne Lee Ince, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, amended to failure to produce insurance card, $143 paid in full.

  • Two state reps seek ag commissioner office

     

    With the 2015 General Assembly concluded, at least two state legislators hope they won’t be back for the 2016 session.

    State Rep. Richard Heath (R-Mayfield) and State Rep. Ryan Quarles (R-Georgetown) are hoping to succeed outgoing Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer, who is running for governor.

    The winner of the Republican primary between Heath and Quarles will face the lone Democrat in the race, Jean-Marie Lawson Spann, in November.

  • CU squads stay on top of MSC diamond races

    Campbellsville University’s diamond squads continue their excellent spring seasons and remain in first place in the Mid-South Conference races.

    No. 18 baseball team
    For the second-straight week, Campbellsville University baseball completed a Mid-South Conference sweep. The 19-4 Tigers took three at Cumberlands also swept Asbury in a non-conference twinbill on Tuesday.

  • After 25 years, Bratcher bows out of banking

     

    As Leroy Bratcher circulated the room, every guest received a handshake, a hug and a smile.

    Some guests shared pictures of old times with him, while others simply brought stories from the days of old.

    After 25 years as president of Forcht Bank in Campbellsville, one chapter of Bratcher’s life was closing as another began.

    This was his day.

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  • Newton named EKU interim coach