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Today's News

  • White Trash Customs burglarized

    A Campbellsville novelty store was burglarized Thursday evening.

    According to Campbellsville Police, they received an alarm call to White Trash Customs just before 9 p.m.

    Upon officers' arrival, they found the front door had been kicked in and items taken from the store.

    Anyone with information about this burglary is asked to contact the Campbellsville Police Department at 465-4122. Callers may remain anonymous by calling the PRIDE hotline at 469-7743 or visiting the Campbellsville Police Web site at campbellsvillepolice.com and submitting a tip form.

  • Lady Cards open softball slate with pair of wins

    The six-time defending 20th District Tournament champion Taylor County Lady Cardinals began their 2010 softball season with a 4-0 home win over LaRue County and a 9-7 road triumph at Washington County.

    Coach Kelly Townsend’s club blanked LaRue County on Tuesday as Bethany Skaggs gave up only two hits and struck out two in five innings while Brianne Leach got the save, allowing no hits and striking out two in her two-inning stint.

    McCall Turpin was 2-2 with two runs, two steals and a walk while fellow senior Kasey Gribbins went 2-3 with a double and an RBI.

  • Lady Tigers on top of MSC softball race

    The Campbellsville University Lady Tigers swept a softball doubleheader at home from St. Catharine College and won three of four from Rio Grande on the road last week to gain sole possession of first place in the Mid-South Conference race.

    Coach Shannon Wathen’s club was led by junior Alex Jane Clemmons who earned MSC Player of the Week honors.

    The Smiths Grove native hit .667 (12-18) with two home runs and 13 RBI and hit safely in the six-game stretch.

  • A Portrait of History

    He dips his brush into the paint, takes a breath and gets to work.

    Surrounded only by obsolete voting equipment, talk radio in the background and a heater to keep him warm, Joshua Mason squats on top of the painting and works on perfecting the details of a woman's face.

    Wearing protective shoes, Mason plants his feet on a mat and kneels to get close to his piece of art. It's only mid-morning, but he has lots of work to do.

  • Easter Fun

    As soon as they heard the word "Go!," they sped off in a flash to search for some goodies.

    Local Girl Scouts hosted an Easter egg hunt Saturday at Miller Park. Fifty-two local children participated and searched for more than 1,100 hidden eggs.

    Kimberly Hardin won the grand prize for finding the most eggs, 68.

    Several local businesses donated prizes and gift certificates. Organizers say they hope to make the event an annual one.

     

  • Driver anniversary

    Roy and Joan Matney Driver of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, March 28.

    The couple met when they were both traveling to Louisville on a Greyhound bus. After they were married, they moved to Toledo, Ohio where they lived until retirement.

    Mr. Driver is a retiree from General Motors Powertrain, and Mrs. Driver is a retiree from Bell South.

    They have two children, Robin Driver Haverty who is married to Jeffrey Haverty and Michael Driver who is married to Lauren Volgelpohl Driver.

  • Cards slip to 1-3 in baseball

    Taylor County dropped its third consecutive baseball game on Tuesday when the Cardinals fell at home 9-3 to Wayne County.

    Coach Jeff Gumm’s outfit never overcame a six-run inning by the visiting Cardinals (4-0), coached by former Campbellsville University basketball stand-out Shane Blevins.

    The Cardinals had only a second-inning hit by Levi Smith and a third-inning safety by Winston Walls going to the bottom of the fifth.

    In that frame, TCHS got hits from James Clements, Matthew Johns and Hunter Pelly but were unable to dent the plate.

  • Celebrating 102 years of life

    Bea Wethington of Campbellsville will celebrate a milestone tomorrow that few of us are able to - her 102nd birthday.

    On Monday, Wethington remarked that there have been many changes in the world during her lifetime as well as many advancements.

    She was also disappointed that the University of Kentucky lost its game in the national tournament.

    "I didn't like that much," she said with a laugh.

  • Eagles even diamond record at 2-2

    Campbellsville High School squared its baseball record at 2-2 with two victories on Saturday in the Purple Pride Lead-off Classic.

    The Eagles bested Cumberland County 4-3 as Brett Kearney went the distance and allowed only three hits and no walks while striking out 10.

    Hayden Neal paced CHS’ five-hit attack with two singles, a walk and an RBI.

    Ben Janes, Taylor Levi and Cory Hoosier also had Eagle hits with Levi and Hoosier knocking in runs.

    Aaron Schwoebel walked once and was hit by a pitch while Lake Wiseman walked twice.

  • City agrees to buy new ambulance

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue will soon have a new ambulance.

    Campbellsville City Council agreed to lease a new ambulance on Monday night during a special meeting at a cost of nearly $123,000.

    At the Council's regular meeting this month, Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue Director Allen Bottoms told Council members that Rescue needs a new ambulance.