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Today's News

  • Bad news travels way too fast

    With our modern age of technology, it doesn’t take long to spread the news. That became even more apparent to me on Saturday night while at a softball tournament.

    Getting my phone charged in someone else’s car at about 20 miles west of St. Louis in Bridgeton, Mo., it was evident that something had happened near home when I saw I had a text message from Campbellsville High School head boys’ basketball coach Tim Davis.

  • Despain scores third straight win at Clinton County Speedway

    Elliott Despain and Despain Motorsports continued their winning ways on July 24 as they scored their third consecutive win of the 2009 racing season at Clinton County Speedway in Alpha, Ky.

    Despain began the night by timing in with the third quickest lap during the qualifying session and started outside the front row in his heat race. The 20-year-old racer went on to win the heat race and started on the pole of the Modified main event.

  • Cassell downs Noland in play-off

    Mike Cassell won a sudden-death play-off over Joe Noland to claim the Charles Stiles Memorial Senior Duffers championship at the Bardstown Country Club Maywood Course.

    After the Monday first round, Noland held a one-stroke lead over Tommie Brown and Buck Roberts with a net score of 65. Cassell closely followed with a net 68.

    After a fierce battle on day two of the tourney, the round ended with Noland and Cassell tied with net 133s at the end of regulation play.

  • Buis joins Orthodyne Physical Therapy

    Jeff Buis, PTA, a Casey County native and graduate of the Somerset Community College physical therapist assistant program, joined the Orthodyne team in Campbellsville on June 22.

    During his time in the PTA program, Buis was the recipient of numerous program awards, including professionalism, leadership and the 2009 student mentor award.

  • Locals take missionary trip to Mexico

    On July 9, six members of Broadway Church of Christ left Taylor County for eight days of missionary and ministry work in the Baja region of Mexico.

    The group consisted of Jim and Tammie Collins, Margie Huffman, Susan Ryan and Steve and Patty Reynolds.

    They flew to San Diego, Calif., where they met with other Christians in their faith from Greenville, Ky., Nashville, Tenn., and Huntsville, Ala. The group took chartered buses to Ensenada, Mexico, and from there they continued south on Baja Mission buses, vans and trucks to San Quintin, Mexico.

  • Shelton, Hill join A Cut Above

    A Cut Above Phase II Salon and Spa, located at 111 Nancy Cox Drive in Campbellsville, has announced its new master stylists — Lisa Shelton and Lacey Hill.

    Both are graduates of the Hair Design School in Elizabethtown and specialize in full cosmetology of the hair, skin and nails.

    A Cut Above Phase II is partnered with Aveda products, whose mission is to "care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society." All products are 100 percent pure flower and plant derived.

  • Amazon.com Senior Special

    Cynthiana’s Mike Lenox used three birdies to win the 2009 Kentucky Senior Golf Association Amazon.com Special on Monday at Campbellsville Country Club.

    Lenox’s birdies came on three of the course’s four par 5s and another on hole No. 11, a par 4. His two-shot win over Louisville’s Ron Acree helped to edge him up the board of the KSGA Player of the Year.

    Beaver Simpson from Bowling Green took top honors in the net division of the first flight with a 74, and Don Wood led the way in the super senior division with a low gross total of 75.

  • Campbellsville University officials to appear on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    Campbellsville University officials were recently interviewed on "Dialogue on Public Issues," hosted by John Chowning, far right, at Campbellsville University.

    The show featured from left, Dr. Frank Cheatham, vice president for academic affairs, and Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services.

    The show will air on TV-4, WLCU, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.

     

  • Saloma Baptist to celebrate its ministry Aug. 23

    Saloma Baptist Church is celebrating 58 years of Christian ministry on Sunday, Aug. 23.

    The day's services include Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship at 11 a.m., a noon potluck meal and fellowship time and a gospel concert at about 1:15 p.m. featuring Sola Grace.

    Sola Grace is a gospel group made up of several Campbellsville University alumni including Saloma's former music minister.

    The church is located at 1505 W. Saloma Road (KY 744 West) about 5 miles north of Campbellsville.

    Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call 789-0082.

  • Legion post brings home state awards

    Edwards-O'Banion Post 82 American Legion returned home from the Kentucky state convention with two awards.

    Commander Robert Bryant, on behalf of the post, received an award in recognition of the continuous donations made by Post 82 to Kentucky's Special Olympics.

    Donna Baker represented the Post 82 auxiliary in receiving the prestigious Eagle Spirit Award, a project established by the Kentucky auxiliary state president.