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Today's News

  • Man accused of breaking into another's home

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with burglary and other crimes after he allegedly broke into someone else's home.

    Jeffrey L. Bailey, 33, of 114 Ray St. was arrested at 10:23 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27.

    According to an arrest citation, Campbellsville Police received a complaint of a burglary in progress at a Taylor Boulevard home.

    The citation states that, upon arrival, Officer Andy Warren noticed a screen door open and spotted Bailey fleeing into some bushes.

  • Technology aids student learning

    Norma Simpson's Taylor County Elementary fifth-grade classroom looks like the set of a game show.

    "How long did the French and Indian War last?" Simpson asks.

    Picking up ActivExpressions, handheld devices about the size of cell phones, the students enter their answers to the question. The results are immediate, appearing on the screen in bar graph form. The majority of the students get the answer right.

  • More weather spotters needed

    Local residents who like watching the clouds now have the option of putting their interests to good use.

    A free severe storm spotters class will take place tomorrow at 6 p.m. on the third floor of the Campbellsville Fire Department. A weather spotter is a person who observes significant weather situations and relays the information to the National Weather Service.

  • Local man to perform with orchestra

    The Louisville JCC Orchestra will perform a concert on Saturday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m.

    Campbellsville University's W. Reese Land will be soloist for the trumpet Concerto in F minor by Bohme.

    The program also includes other classical music conducted by Aaron Boaz, Die Fledermaus (The Bat) by Johann Strauss, II, sponsored in part by the Louisville Slugger Factory and Beethoven's 6th Symphony the "Pastoral."

    Tickets are $12 for non-members, $10 for members and seniors and $8 for students.

  • Annual Heart of Kentucky fair is March 6-7

    The fourth annual Heart of Kentucky Antique & Craft Fair will be at the Centre Square Convention Center in downtown Lebanon on Saturday, March 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Antiques and crafts dealers from across the state will gather for the event. The show features a wide range of antiques and craft items from the rustic to the fine arts. Admission is $3 for adults and all gate proceeds and concessions benefit the American Cancer Society. Children younger than 12 are free.

  • Campbellsville University to host chemistry seminar

    Campbellsville University will host a chemistry seminar Friday, March 5 featuring Dr. Matthew Nee, assistant professor of chemistry at Western Kentucky University, discussing "Reactions at Earth's wet surfaces: pollutant production at the interface of solid, liquid and gas."

    The seminar will be at 10 a.m. in the Banquet Hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center, located at 110 University Drive.

    The event is free and open to the public.

  • Marion, E-town move into finals at Girls' Fifth

    Marion County attempted to knock off two-time defending champion Elizabethtown at the Girls' Fifth Region Tournament in Hart County on Saturday.

    * Marion County’s Lady Knights raced away from a 2-2 tie and scored the next 12 points and went on to eliminate Green County 76-60 in Friday’s first semi-final game at the Girls’ Fifth Region Tournament in Munfordville.

    Makayla Epps led the Lady Knights with 21 points while Brooke Roberts added 16, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers 14 and Bre Elder 10.

  • Lady Tigers in finals, CU men in semis at MSC Tourneys

    The Lady Tigers of Campbellsville University raced out to a 20-2 lead en route to a 82-59 romp over Lindsey Wilson College in a Mid-South Conference Tournament semifinal game on Friday afternoon.

    The Lady Tigers (31-1), who played Cumberlands on Saturday for the championship, were led by Whitney Ballinger’s 28 points and 13 rebounds.

    Forwards Courtney Danis and Wendi Messer also reached double figures with 14 points while Melly Heaton added 10.

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  • Eagles conquer Cards for boys' district title

    Campbellsville High School led from start to finish and captured the 20th District Tournament 74-53 over Taylor County on Saturday night on the Eagles’ home court inside Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.

    The Eagles used a 6-0 beginning on hoops by Bryton Taylor, Aaron Schwoebel and Jordan Percell and held a 14-3 advantage after a Ben Janes’ left-wing three-pointer.

    After a pair of Lloyd Stotts’ free throws to start the second quarter, Taylor County could get no closer than eight the rest of the game.

  • Card season ends with LaRue setback

    Taylor County High School’s Cardinals had a pair of nine-point, first-half leads but could never pull away and dropped a 40-38 decision to LaRue County in the first round of the Fifth Region Tournament on Thursday night at Nelson County.

    The Cardinals (17-14) led 13-4 after Tyler Moss’ early seven points and still held a 15-6 advantage when Matt McDonald hit two free throws after being fouled on a put-back.