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Today's News

  • CU to host illusionist at convo

    Campbellsville University will host David Garrard, an illusionist who is minister to children at St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville, for chapel Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel. The public is invited to attend this event.

    Garrard is in his 32nd year as minister to children at St. Matthews Baptist Church. He has served as an illusionist for 40 years, after having become interested in the business when he was 12 years old.

  • Lady Knights send Lady Cards home

    Marion County scored the first 22 points in the 20th District Tournament on Tuesday night and rolled to a 71-36 victory over Taylor County in John Burr Memorial Gymnasium at Adair County High School.

    Brooke Roberts started the Lady Knight onslaught with three first-quarter three-pointers and the Lady Cardinals did not remove the zero from the scoreboard until Marsha Kessler hit a pair of charity tosses with 7:07 left in the second quarter.

    Taylor County's first hoop came on Mercedes Cox's three-pointer with 3:32 before the half.

  • Bertram entertains at Good Hope

    Barry Bertram entertained at Good Hope Baptist Church's Valentine banquet on Saturday, Feb. 14. He sang love songs and closed with a devotional time. He is pictured with his wife, Margaret.

  • County receives $15,500 offer for PRIDE cleanup

    Taylor County and Campbellsville could receive up to $15,500 from PRIDE if residents participate in PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month.

    The funds would be used to pay for roadside cleanups and beautification projects.

  • Some odd news for hard times

    Let's face it. The news is pretty bleak right now. Recession is almost always the headline of the day. So, with all of downbeat stuff going on, it's reassuring to know that there are still some people out there doing things that bring much-needed chuckles to us news hounds.

    We all know the joke about the Maytag repairman with nothing to do. Apparently, that is not just a sales pitch.

    Nevada appliance storeowner Darin Jerome French has been charged with 36 counts of wire fraud for submitting false repair claims.

  • Man gets four years after violating probation

    A Campbellsville man has been sentenced to serve four years in prison after he violated the terms of his probation.

    Jake Allen Squires, 20, of 716 Lebanon Ave. appeared before Taylor Circuit Judge Allan Bertram on Tuesday, Feb. 17 for sentencing.

    In September 2007, Squires pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, resisting arrest and alcohol intoxication in a public place. He originally faced a charge of second-degree burglary. A charge of fourth-degree assault was dismissed.

  • NRCS announces deadlines for wetlands reserve program

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is accepting applications for the Wetlands Reserve Program. Application ranking cutoff dates are March 27 and May 29.

    WRP applications are continually accepted and those applications received after the cutoff dates will be deferred until the next ranking cycle.

  • Blair honored with wedding shower

    Terri Blair was honored with a personal wedding shower on Feb. 21 at the home of Shelia Wade. Blair will marry Russ Slinker in April. Pictured are, from left, Wade and Fay Veatch, hostesses; Cassidy Blair and Cayli Blair, the bride's daughters; Blair; Patty Nunn, hostess; and Alice Slinker, the groom's mother.

  • Tigers, Lady Tigers complete MSC sweep

    Campbellsville University men's and women's basketball teams swept a home twinbill from Saint Catharine College on Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Tigers, 24-4 overall and 9-1 vs. Mid-South Conference foes, stayed on top of the league race with an 87-54 triumph over the Lady Patriots.

    Wendi Messer led CU with 15 points while Kristi Ensminger added 13 and reserve forwards Corin Dunn and Jarobia Hill nine and eight points, respectively. Hill also had 10 rebounds.

  • Creason

    Alton and Nettie Creason of Greensburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 17 at a dinner at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Junior Bryant.

    The Creasons were married on Jan. 17, 1959, at the home of the Rev. Jim Bloyd.