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Today's News

  • Hetherington joins Rotary Club

    The Campbellsville Rotary Club recently welcomed its newest member, Derrick Hetherington, of Community Trust Bank. The Campbellsville Rotary Club meets at noon every Wednesday at Taylor Regional Hospital. Hetherington is pictured with Rotarian Terri Cassell.

  • Governor's Scholars

    From hearing political speakers to learning how to sew, this summer's Governor's Scholars Program offered a variety of growth activities for six local teens.

    Five seniors from Taylor County High School and one from Campbellsville High attended the five-week program.

    According to its Web site, the mission of the Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program is to enhance the next generation of civic and economic leaders and create excellent model students.

    Allie Romines

  • Heart of Kentucky Christian Musical Festival is Saturday, Aug. 29

    The finest Christian singers, musicians and ensembles will arrive at Johnston Field at Center Square in historic downtown Lebanon to fill the air with beautiful and uplifting sounds Saturday, Aug. 29 from 3 to 10 p.m.

    Kirk Talley will headline the event along with Wade Hammond, the Compassion Quartet and special guest George Winton & The Chicago Travelers. Area performers open the event at 3 p.m.

  • Man accused of carrying concealed weapon

    A Lebanon man has been cited for carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

    James R. Jacobs, 25, of 100 Daffodil, Apt. 5, was cited Sunday, Aug. 16 at 11:31 p.m.

    According to Jacobs' citation, Kentucky State Police Trooper John Adams stopped Jacobs to issue him a speeding citation.

    The citation states that Adams smelled alcohol on Jacobs. When asked if he had any weapons, Jacobs told Adams that he had a knife and brass knuckles, which were found in his pocket.

  • Parson's ponderings

    We are in a season of transition at our congregation; but then, any growing congregation is always in a season of transition. In fact, the world in which we live is in constant transition.

    It's easy to get discouraged when there's so much transition and change. "Why can't we just do it the way we've always done?" "I just can't find the time." "I have too much to do; I'm too busy." We've all said these words.

  • Diversity Festival planned for Sept. 26

    This year's annual Diversity Festival, hosted by Greater Campbellsville United, will be Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Community Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    The festival will feature display booths, games, dancing, singing and monologues. Art displays, food, drinks and inflatable games will also be available.

    The event averages about 200 people each year.

    Promoting diversity through various activities and events allows GCU to create an environment of equality for all.

  • Kentucky searching for next Miss USA/Miss Teen USA winners

    With a rich history and highly successful track record in national competition, the Miss Kentucky USA and Miss Kentucky Teen USA pageants are seeking young women who think they have what it takes to bring the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA crowns home to Kentucky.

  • Judicial Center opening delayed

    Taylor County's new judicial center won't open next month after all. The building is now slated to open the first of October.

    At a Project Development Board meeting Monday afternoon, Board members discussed some construction changes that they believe should be completed before the building opens for public use.

    And because of those changes, Administrative Office of the Courts officials said Monday, it's best to delay the building's opening until all work is complete.

  • After 18 months, Church of God congregation back home

    Four walls and a roof can provide comfort, but as the members of the Church of God of Campbellsville have learned, all you need to have a church is faith.

    Their faith was tested one Sunday 18 months ago when, due to a question of ownership, the congregation was locked out of the church. For the next year and a half, they fought to get it back.

    "That day, it was just so devastating," said Anna Noyola, youth director/coordinator. She has been with the church for about 10 years.

  • Jamestown man injured in local wreck

    A Jamestown man was injured Saturday when he crashed his motorcycle just south of Campbellsville.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, Donnie Brockman, 51, was riding his 1982 Suzuki along Ebenezer Road at around 2:53 p.m. when he entered a curve, lost control, left the roadway and struck a ditch.

    Brockman, who was not wearing a helmet, was treated at the scene by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue and was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital by Air Evac. His condition was unavailable.

    KSP Trooper David Smith investigated.