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Today's News

  • Group lets young musicians perform at the national level

    The rhythmic thump of drums echoes throughout Taylor County Elementary School, mixing with the ring of xylophones. It's Friday night and Speed Percussion is hard at work.

    A percussion group made up of about 30 musicians ranging in age from 14 to 22, Speed Percussion formed in the fall of 2007.

    The purpose, co-founder Patrick Brady says, was "to let young musicians perform at the national level of music sport/art."

    The majority of the members hail from Taylor, Marion and Russell county schools and Campbellsville University.

  • Last CU organ recital is April 14

    Campbellsville University will host the final Noontime Organ Recital of the semester Tuesday, April 14 in Ransdell Chapel at 12:20 p.m. The chapel is at 401 N. Hoskins Ave.

    The 30-minute program will be devoted to instruments with organ and will feature CU professors Dr. William Land, who plays the trumpet; Dr. William Budai, who plays the piano; Dr. Mark Bradley, baritone; Dr. Lisa R. McArthur, who plays the flute; and Dr. Wesley Roberts, organist.

    The program will present the music of Martini, Franck, Svendsen and Schocker.

  • Judd Kids Corner

    Landon Matthew Judd is the 3-month-old son of Tim and Jamie Edwards Judd of Greensburg. His grandparents are Cynthia D. Milby and Pat and Judy Judd, all of Greensburg, and Tony and Sharon Edwards of Lawrenceburg. Great-grandparents are Loretta Edwards and Lilburn and Inez Kelly, all of Greensburg, Mary F. Milby of Summersville and the late Buck Edwards, Theodore Milby and Jimmie and Rena Judd.

  • Dave Ramsey spreads message of hope through nationwide town hall meeting

    Join Dave Ramsey, nationally syndicated radio talk show host and New York Times best-selling author, for a nationwide town hall meeting and discover what's happening with the economy, how we got here and where we're going.

    The meeting, titled Town Hall for Hope, will take place Thursday, April 23 at 8 p.m.

    Town Hall for Hope will be broadcast live in Campbellsville at Living Grace Church, located at 1 Living Grace Drive in Campbellsville. For more information or to register, contact Allen Gaddis at 403-4000 or allen@gaddco.com.

  • Lady Tigers chalk up another perfect weekend

    In front of a home crowd, the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers' softball team once again was perfect with another 4-0 conference tour.

    Campbellsville University swept Lindsey Wilson 4-0 and 9-0 on Wednesday and then on their Senior Day swept visiting West Virginia Tech.

    The Lady Tigers are now 32-5-1 overall and sit atop the Mid-South Conference standings with a 17-1-1 worksheet.

  • Monday meeting open to the public after all

    Three magistrates and four City Council members discussed the County's budget shortfall Monday over lunch, this time in a meeting open to the public.

    The group first met to discuss the issue in a closed-door meeting at Councilman David Nunery's office Wednesday, April 1. No notification of that meeting was given to the public or local media.

  • Working after retirement often a must

    For many senior citizens, the word "retirement" doesn't mean what it used to.

    In today's economy, all too often one "retires" from a life-long job only to immediately seek out another job - just to pay the bills.

    A story on today's front page, however, offers hope for many seniors.

  • Woman accused of giving alcohol to minors

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with giving alcohol to four minors.

    Mary Anderson, 64, of 107 Ravine Way was arrested at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, April 1.

    According to court records, Anderson is accused of giving alcohol to four juveniles younger than 16 on various dates since March 1.

    She was charged with four counts of unlawful transaction with a minor.

    Anderson is scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday.

    Campbellsville Police Detective Sgt. Pat Thompson investigated.

  • 'Prodigal'

    Daniel just wanted his freedom. He soon learns that freedom has a price.

    That's the story behind "Prodigal," Campbellsville University's spring musical set to open Thursday.

    Written and directed by CU graduate Matthew Hodge, who is now pursuing a master of arts in music at CU, "Prodigal" presents a modern interpretation of the biblical story of the prodigal son.

  • Taylor grand jury issues several indictments

    A Campbellsville man has been indicted on burglary and other charges after he allegedly tried to break into a local convenient store.

    Timothy Wayne Crum, 29, of 41 Finus St. was indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury on charges of third-degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, alcohol intoxication and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

    Bond was set at 10 percent of $15,000. If convicted, Crum could be sentenced to as much as five years in prison. The charge of being a persistent felony offender could increase any sentence he might receive.