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Today's News

  • Flatwoods Separate Baptist to host camp meeting

    Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church will host its 16th annual campmeeting this weekend.

    A line-up of evangelists and musicians follows.

    - Tomorrow - Bro. Charles Cook of Morgantown at 10 a.m.; Bro. Gerald England of Sparta, Tenn., at 2 p.m.; and Bro. Timmy Shirley of Greensburg at 6:30 p.m. Friendship Baptist Church of Jonesville, Ky. will provide music during the 6:30 p.m. service.

  • Curves of Campbellsville celebrates Women's Health and Fitness Day

    More than half of adult U.S. women are overweight and more than one-third of adult U.S. women are obese, according to the American Obesity Association. In fact, obesity plays a major role in the poor health of women, including diabetes and high blood pressure.

    Such statistics can be alarming, and the increase in obesity is why places, like the local Curves center, have educational programs to address weight loss through focused curricula and classes.

  • Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian to host revival beginning Sunday

    Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host revival services beginning Sunday morning, Oct. 4.

    The Rev. Kevin Brantley will be the evangelist. On Sunday, Oct. 4, the Spirit Seekers from Lebanon will be in concert during the 11 a.m. service.

    Preaching services begin Sunday night at 7 and will continue each evening at 7 through Wednesday.

    Special music through the week will be provided by Tommy Davenport, Jessica Merritt and Sparkie Taylor.

     

  • The dumbest thing I've heard in a long time

    I was not intending to write anything about the Steve Nunn situation because it has already received so much media attention, but then I read something that changed my mind.

    The Lexington Herald-Leader in a page one story in its Sept. 13 edition included a quote from Nunn's attorney in which she said that the issuance of a protective order to Nunn's girlfriend in February of this year "caused all the problems."

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 23, 1999

    A weekend featuring a Civil War re-enactment as well as basket making, woodworking and music is planned at the former home of Kentucky authors Janice Holt Giles and Henry Giles.

    Jimmy Cravens has been named the new executive director of the Campbellsville Housing and Redevelopment Authority, following the regular meeting of the board of commissioners last Tuesday afternoon.

    Joshua P. Pike recently completed the cadet basic training program at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

  • Will she get the 'price' right?

    Raina Hansford's graduation gift from her mother, grandmother and aunt was multiplied after she stepped on the stage.

    Hansford, a native of Campbellsville, graduated from the University of Kentucky in May. When her family asked what she wanted as a graduation present, Hansford told them she wanted a trip to Los Angeles where she could visit "The Price is Right" game show.

    "I just wanted to be there," Hansford said. "It never crossed my mind that I'd actually be on stage with [host] Drew Carey. He's awesome."

  • 'Jane Todd Crawford Story' presented Sept. 27

    The play "The Jane Todd Crawford Story" will be presented Sunday, Sept. 27 at Green County Middle School.

    The story depicts the history-making ovarian surgery by Dr. Ephraim McDowell of Danville on Jane Todd Crawford of Greensburg, which occurred 200 years ago.

    Crawford will be played by Suzanne Mobley Bennett, daughter of long-time Campbellsville University drama professor, Russ Mobley. McDowell will be portrayed by Tony Jewell, assistant principal at Taylor County Middle School.

  • Cash Express honors service personnel

    Cash Express treated local police, rescue and firefighters with cakes on Sept. 11 in honor of their service to the community.

  • Youth pleads guilty but won't go to jail

    A Springfield teenager who was charged after a one-vehicle crash left his passenger dead has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide but won't spend any time in jail.

    Michael A. Barnett, 20, of 111 Mayes Ave. in Springfield appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Senior Status Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Aug. 18. Records from Barnett's appearance were only recently made available at the Taylor County Courthouse.

    Barnett was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury twice on different charges, each stemming from the crash.

  • Ham Days events are this weekend

    It was the summer of 1969 and Lebanon was the heart of rock 'n' roll. The historic downtown district will come alive this weekend, Sept. 25-27, with Marion County Country Ham Days. The theme this year is "Rockin' on 68 since 1969."