Today's News

  • International Gospel Lighthouse to celebrate homecoming this weekend

    International Gospel Lighthouse will be celebrating its 18-year anniversary with homecoming services on Saturday through Monday, Oct. 17-19.

    Services begin nightly at 7.

    Sis. Matera Bumpus from Birmingham, Ala. will be the guest speaker.

    The church is located at 99 Lighthouse Road (KY 70) in the Acton community, six miles southeast of Campbellsville.

    For more information, visit the church's Web site at www.ActonIGLChurch.com.

  • Walk for Holy Innocents is Oct. 31

    Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church is hosting its third annual Walk for the Holy Innocents in Taylor County.

    The event will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31 at the Central Kentucky County Crisis Pregnancy Center, located at 319 E. Maple St.

    After hearing from a few brief speakers, attendees will walk about a mile in supporter of the dignity of human life. The walk will end with a reception at OLPH parish hall.

    Everyone in the community is invited to take part.

  • The Garry Polston Family in concert

    The Garry Polston Family will be in concert Sunday, Nov. 1 at Asbury United Methodist Church. The Kentucky-based group presents a variety of gospel music from old hymns and familiar gospel songs to arrangements written by members of the group. They also play several instruments. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. ET. Asbury is located near the Taylor/Adair county line.

  • CU to host editor of Western Recorder

    Dr. Todd Deaton, editor of the Western Recorder in Louisville, will speak at Campbellsville University's chapel service Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel.

    The chapel service is free and open to the public.

    Deaton has served as editor of the Western Recorder since January 2009.

    He has also served as managing editor of the Baptist Courier in South Carolina from 1996 to 2009, and as associate editor of the Biblical Recorder in North Carolina from 1989 to 1996.

  • A2Z Auto Glass celebrates grand opening

    A2Z Auto Glass celebrated its grand opening with the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Oct. 6. A2Z Auto Glass is co-owned by Cindy Underwood and David Johnson. The company offers mobile installations, flat glass and in-house installations with a staff that has more than 40 years' experience in auto glass installation and repair. A2Z is located at 510 S. Columbia Ave. next to Johnson Motors. For more information, call 849-2077 or (877) 653-7174.

  • Railroad plans to discontinue handling passengers in 1949


    Oct. 14, 1999

    David Corbin, 54, of Campbellsville is retiring in just a few short weeks after 31 years as a Kentucky State Police trooper. For 26 of those years, he has given drivers' tests.

    Campbellsville University's homecoming 1999 revolves around the theme "Where Would We Be Without You?" and is scheduled for Oct. 15-16.

    Campbellsville Lions Club member Mel Gilbert was recently selected as the new president of the organization.

  • Smith named president of CVC council

    The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Mo. has named Kevin R. Smith, president and CEO for Community Ventures Corp., to serve on its Community Development Advisory Council.

    Community Ventures is based in Lexington and has an office in Campbellsville.

    This newly created leadership entity is charged with addressing financial access issues and solutions on behalf of low and moderate income individuals, families and communities.

  • Daffron-Collins

    Tessa Elise Daffron and Michael Wayne Collins, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 24.

    Daffron is the daughter of Terry and Shari Daffron of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Tommy and Lois Daffron and Jean Wilson, all of Campbellsville, and the late Sonny Wilson. Great-grandmother is Pauline Daffron of Greensburg.

    She is a 2008 graduate of Taylor County High School and is currently a student at Campbellsville University's School of Nursing.

  • Gray joins Salon on 68

    Cosmetologist Amber Gray has joined the staff at Salon on 68, located at 1308 E. Broadway in Campbellsville.

    Gray specializes in trendy cuts for men and women, color, updos and waxing.

    Walk-ins are welcome. Hours are Wednesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


  • Free diabetes classes offered

    The Taylor County Health Department will offer several free "Living with Diabetes" classes in October.

    Information discussed will pertain to healthy eating, medications, problem solving, activity and reducing health risks.

    A diabetes support group meeting will be Thursday, Oct. 29 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    For more information, call 465-4191.