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Today's News

  • CU shows feature guests

    Campbellsville University's "Dialogue on Public Issues" will feature Lonnie Turner, a CU graduate who is a field staff member for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, and Dr. John Mark Toby, president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and pastor of Beacon Hill Baptist Church in Somerset, for shows during the next two weeks.

    Turner's show will air Wednesday, Sept. 16 on TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 16, 1999

    Campbellsville High School's football field will be named in honor of Dave Fryrear.

    Clay Nelson celebrated his fifth birthday July 24 at his home in Sedalia, Ky. He is the son of Greg and Lisa Nelson.

    Lee Allen Kendall, formerly of Campbellsville, recently graduated with honors from Cumberland University.

    Justin L. Phillips graduated from the United States Marine Corp. on Sept. 10 as a private first class.

  • Sprowles earns credential

    Sherry Sprowles, sleep center technologist, recently achieved the registered polysomnographic technologist credential, which signifies that she has attained the highest professional designation in polysomnographic technology.

  • Good Hope revival begins Sept. 27

    Good Hope Baptist Church will have revival services beginning Sunday, Sept. 27.

    Dr. Ray Hayes, pastor of Maple Grove Baptist Church in south Louisville for 10 years, will be the evangelist.

    Hayes serves as a chaplain for the VA Medical Center and does pastoral counseling in Louisville and Leitchfield. He has served for 11 years as a National Guard chaplain and was business manager of the Western Recorder, the state Baptist paper, for 14 years.

  • Campbellsville University's Class of 2013 inducted with inaugural service of dedication in Ransdell Chapel

    A new tradition was born at Campbellsville University recently with a service of dedication featuring the Lamp of Learning being passed to the freshmen of the class of 2013.

    The service took place in Ransdell Chapel to officially welcome and bless the students who began their first semester of college Monday, Aug. 24.

  • Birth Announcements

    Michael and Deanna McElroy of Lebanon announce the birth of a daughter, Kaylee Grace, on Thursday, Aug. 6 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 8 pounds and 10 ounces.

    Grandparents are David and Laura Bartley of Springfield and Charles and Brenda McElroy of Finley.

    Great-grandparents are Dorothy Duckwall of Bardstown and Agnes McElroy of Finley.

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  • All-day gospel singing is Saturday

    Reverence for Christ Community Church will host a free all-day gospel singing on Saturday, Sept. 19.

    Refreshments will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m., when several gospel groups will begin performing. Featured performers will be Steadfast, New Life Voices, Jasmine Thompson, Joe Milby, True Gospel, Mark and Tina Meece and Solomon's Songs.

    The church is located at 109 Crescent Hill Drive in Campbellsville. Guests should bring a lawn chair.

    For more information, call 849-7726.

  • Sallee

    Willard and Faye Close Sallee of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 20.

    The Sallees were married on Sept. 18, 1959, by the Rev. Ray Morris at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville.

    They have two daughters and sons-in-law, Amy and Ryan Rainwater and Sherry and Frank Fulks, all of Campbellsville. The couple also have three grandchildren, Jonathan Fulks, Brandon Rainwater and Jacob Rainwater.

    A reception will be hosted in their honor on Sunday, Sept. 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Spurlington United Methodist Church.

  • Church women host birthday event at Grandview

    Jeanette Conner and the ladies' Sunday school class at Campbellsville Baptist Church recently volunteered to sponsor an August birthday party for the residents of Grandview Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.

    Karen Reed, Grandview activities director, said the need for volunteers is great. In the past, various churches have sponsored the monthly birthday parties, but until Conner called and offered to sponsor the August party, there hadn't been anyone to do so for quite some time.

  • TCB donates to food pantry

    Taylor County Bank's Henry Lee and Jane Blevins present Taylor County Food Pantry volunteer Marietta Moyers with a check from donations made at all TCB locations. Taylor County Bank matched a portion of the money collected. Moyers said the food pantry fed more than 310 families in Taylor County last month. With unemployment on the rise, more families in Taylor County are coming to the Food Pantry for assistance. TCB will continue to accept donations and support the Taylor County Food Pantry.