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Today's News

  • Birth announcements

    William and Jamie Adams of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Elisabeth Faith Adams, at 11:23 p.m. on Monday, March 8 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 7 pounds, 8.75 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Weldon and Elaine Gabehart and Daniel and Donna Adams, all of Elk Horn. Great-grandfather is Robert Ridner Jr. of Somerset.

  • Richardson-Johnson engagement

    Shantel Jane Richardson and Randy LaRon Johnson of Nicholasville announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, May 22.

    Richardson is the daughter of Martha and Daniel O. Richardson of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Pearle and William Adams of Louisville.

    She earned a bachelor's degree in English and communications and a master of arts in secondary English education. She is a teacher.

    Johnson is the son of Chai Yang of Mongolia and Ronda Johnson of Louisville. His grandparents are Fannie and Billy Johnson of Campbellsville.

  • Mongiardo makes campaign stop in Campbellsville

    U.S. Senate candidate Dan Mongiardo made a campaign stop in Campbellsville on Monday night at Best Western Campbellsville Inn. Speaking to about 35 supporters, Mongiardo said lobbyists have control of government, but he is fighting for workers in Kentucky. He said opponent Jack Conway has made the Senate race about money, though Conway himself has made statements that are hypocritical to his spending habits. "The hypocrisy is of silver spoon proportion," Mongiardo said.

  • One injured in Meadow Creek crash

    A Louisville man was injured Saturday after a one-vehicle crash on Meadow Creek Road.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Edwin "Wynn" L. Rogers, 43, of 3837 Jupiter Road was traveling east on Meadow Creek Road at 8:28 p.m.

    The report states that Rogers ran off the right shoulder of the road and into a culvert, striking several trees before coming to a rest. He was extricated from his 2004 Suzuki passenger car by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel.

  • Former CU president named Citizen of the Year

    He was a man of few words on Tuesday night, but if his resume of accomplishments is any indication, he is very active in his community.

    "Thank you very much," he said. "Thank you from the bottom of my heart."

    Dr. W.R. "Randy" Davenport was one of five award winners recognized at Tuesday night's annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce banquet.

    Davenport took home the Everette Lee Citizen of the Year Award. A sidebar to this story lists the other winners.

  • March prenatal class

    Six couples graduated from the prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital in March.

    This is a five-week series of classes on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Taylor Regional Hospital. The classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH and are taught by Jenny Dobson, RN, MSN, CLC, CCE.

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

    Campbellsville University's WLCU TV-4 will air a "Dialogue on Public Issues" show with singer/songwriter Buzz Cason of Nashville, who is also a member of the CU Board of Trustees.

    John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, interviewed Cason.

    The show will air Wednesday, April 28 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.

  • Lady Cards improve to 14-5

    Taylor County eighth-grader Becca Orberson pitched the first three innings and seventh-grader Hannah Howard the final three as the Lady Cardinals no-hit the visiting Campbellsville Lady Eagles 10-0 on Tuesday at Steve Clark Field.

    Third-sacker Kasey Gribbins paced the Taylor County offense with three hits, including the game-ender, and a walk while Chelsea Nicholas, Cheyenne Moran and Courtney Hunt had two apiece.

    Karrie Cave doubled while Mariah Holmes and Karissa Mings each singled.

  • Relay for Life Car Show

    Theresa Coppock throws a corn bag as Will Patton cheers her on during Saturday's Downtown Merchants fundraiser for Relay for Life.

    The Old Skool, New Rules, Classical Class and Tri-County car clubs also hosted a car show.

  • This community cares about others

    It's one thing to contribute time or money to a fundraiser. It's another to go without - just like the people you're trying to help.

    Nearly 70 students last week went without food for 30 hours. That's a long time - especially for growing teenagers.

    These teens were trying to raise money to help put a stop to world hunger. And raise money is just what they did - enough to feed more than 80 children for an entire year.