Today's News

  • Thompson bike to be featured in magazine

    Garrett Thompson of Lonewolf Pinstriping & Graphics in Raywick custom painted this bike, which will be featured in the November issue of "BIKER-UP Magazine." Mike's Custom Cycles in Big Clifty, Ky. built the bike, which belongs to a soldier who has been in Iraq and has not yet physically seen it. The soldier's father had it built for him, and the bike is now being delivered to Colorado where the soldier is now stationed. It will be presented to him upon arrival. BIKER-UP is a free publication and distributed throughout the southeast United States.

  • Pleasant Run Baptist to honor pastor

    Pleasant Run Baptist Church will celebrate the second anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. George L. Nelson, and his wife, Sheila, on Sunday, Oct. 18.

    The guest speaker at the morning service at 11:15 a.m. will be the Rev. Burt Parker of First Baptist Church in Hardinsburg, and the afternoon guest at 3 p.m. will be the Rev. William G. Nelson and congregation of Greater St. Mark's Missionary Baptist Church of Louisville.

    Dinner will be served upon the arrival of the afternoon guests.

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  • Brown named to Wall of Fame

    The Lexington Dunbar High School Alumni Association recently hosted its annual Wall of Fame dinner in Lexington.

    B.J. Brown Jr. of Campbellsville was among those who were honored during the dinner, which recognizes past students who have become successful in their field and community.

    Brown was given a plaque for his accomplishments and is now a member of the Lexington Dunbar High School Wall of Fame.

  • Simpson-Morgan

    Tim and Lana Simpson and Doug and Connie Morgan, all of Greensburg, announce the engagement of their children, Samantha Aileen Simpson and Brian Douglas Morgan.

    Simpson is the granddaughter of Bill and Joyce Simpson and Eddie Loyall, all of Greensburg, and the late Aileen Loyall.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Green County High School and a 2006 graduate of the Natural Health Institute in Bowling Green. Simpson is employed at Jane Todd Primary Care as a licensed massage therapist.

  • Former resident pens jungle tale for kids

    Author Michael A. Crain has banana-bunches of fun for young readers in his new book, "Babbott and Babboo." These two fun-loving monkeys love to laugh. They swing from tree to tree without a care and try to stay out of trouble. But they often have a hard time avoiding misadventure. What happens when a snake's tail is mistaken for a nice, big banana? Follow them along in this exciting jungle story.

  • Haffner joins The Green Room

    Jaime Haffner has joined The Green Room Salon and Spa, located at 130 E. Main St. in Campbellsville.

    Haffner relocated to Campbellsville from Atlanta, Ga. and has 10 1/2 years' experience.

    She specializes in modern cuts, color, highlights and up styles.

    Haffner will begin accepting appointments at The Green Room on Sept. 28.


  • Spurlington United Methodist plans fall gathering

    Spurlington United Methodist Church will host a fall gathering on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 2 to 6 p.m.

    There will be food booth sales and an assortment of fundraiser games and activities for the young and old. A fire truck will be on display along with inflatables for children.

    Highlighted activities include a corn hole tournament, basketball shoot, bingo, haunted house and a costume contest for children 10 and younger.

  • Stone presents diabetic eye disease research

    Dr. Thomas Stone presented the latest research on diabetic eye disease at the American Society of Retinal Specialists' annual meeting in New York City on Oct. 2.

    During the meeting, attended by thousands of retinal specialists from across the country, Stone discussed the results of the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network study, which found the use of steroid injections slowed the development of diseased blood vessel growth in the eyes of hundreds of diabetic patients.

  • Wolf Den practices physical fitness

    Wolf Den 1 of Pack 777 recently met at Taylor County Elementary School track to work on principles of physical fitness. Pictured are, from left, Blake Nelson, Wesley Rose, Joseph Cox, David Leathers and Michael Todd.