Today's News

  • Tedder family gathers for reunion

    The annual Tedder reunion was hosted Sunday, Sept. 7 at the Masonic Lodge on Elk Horn Road with 55 people attending.

    Those attending from Indiana were Betty and Earl Kilby, Jesse and Janet Tedder, Troy Tedder, Herman and Dorothy Seaborn, Marcella and Mercedes Hopkins, David and Debbie Rouse and Mike and Terri Rouse.

    Traveling from Bowling Green were Elmer, Peggy and Melody Redmon, Evan, Libby, Lori and Shawn Tedder and Travis Humbert.

    Coming from Bardstown were Adam, Gretchen and Emori Lawson; and from the Cincinnati area was Christy Sapp.

  • Doing Their Part

    More than 200 people participated in Saturday's 23rd annual Lakeshore Cleanup event on the banks of Green River Lake.

    Despite threatening rain, organizers said, this year's cleanup was a success and could be described as a day of work, fun and education. Larry Lemmon, park ranger for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said there were 234 volunteers consisting of school groups, college clubs, girl scouts, boy scouts, boat owners and community members.

  • UPDATE: Women hit, one killed on U.S. 68

    A Campbellsville woman is dead and another injured after being struck by a pickup truck as the two were walking along U.S. 68 in Marion County.

    According to a Kentucky State Police press release, LaDonna J. Sallee, 36, and Trena R. Summers, 32, of Campbellsville were walking at 8:39 p.m. last Friday, about four miles west of Lebanon.

    Police said the two women were struck by a 2006 Ford pickup being operated by David A. Grimes, 51, of Mt. Washington. Both women were crossing U.S. 68 at the time of the collision.

  • Campbellsville woman injured near Raywick

    A Campbellsville woman was injured in a one-car crash Friday afternoon a mile south of Raywick in Marion County.

    According to a news release from the Kentucky State Police, Jorretta Jones, 59, was traveling north on KY 527 in a 2006 Dodge at 2:43 p.m. when her vehicle dropped off the right side of the road and struck an embankment.

    Jones was treated and released at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She was wearing a seat belt.

    Trooper Fred Cornett investigated.


  • Woodrum-Thompson

    Kimberly Rose Woodrum and Jeremy Trent Thompson, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 3.

    Woodrum is the daughter of Amy and Danny Baldwin of Campbellsville and Brian and Vanessa Woodrum of Liberty. Her grandparents are Kirby and Martha Cox, David and Rosa Clements and Danny and Betty Baldwin, all of Campbellsville, and Clement and Viva Woodrum and Christine Noel, all of Liberty. Great-grandmother is Elizabeth Arinsmier of Campbellsville.

  • Choirs to join for worship and praise event

    On Saturday night, Ransdell Chapel will be bursting with melody and harmony when the Graves Family and East Campbellsville Church of God choirs come together for a night of singing, entertainment and praise.

    Both choirs will perform their own selections as well as combine their talents. The music variety will include hymns and modernized versions of hymns, contemporary Christian and jazzy selections.

    "We're doing this for one reason - to glorify the Lord," says Robbie Spencer, pastor of East Campbellsville Church of God.

  • Campmeeting begins Sunday

    A campmeeting will begin on Sunday at Acton Retreat Center and continue from Wednesday.

    A schedule of events includes:

    - Sunday - Corn hole and youth pizza party, 6:30 p.m. ET; and worship led by the Lindsey Wilson College Awakening Team and Praise Band at 7:30 p.m.

    - Monday - Gary Shepherd, formerly with the Kingsmen, in concert at 6:30 p.m.; and the Rev. Paul Fryman leading worship at 7:30.

    - Tuesday - The Campbellsville Emmaus Community will be recognized. The Rev. James Jones will lead worship at 7:30 p.m.

  • Harper-Allen

    Nicole Harper and John Allen, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 3.

    Harper is the daughter of Samuel and Marlene Harper of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Lorena Cochran of Campbellsville and the late Wallace Lewis and Andrew and Jewell Harper.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University. Harper is employed at Lee's Famous Recipe.

    Allen is the son of Caswell and Paula Francis of Lexington. His grandparents are the late Paul Allen and Marie Allen.

  • Airport hosts first-ever 'Fly In' event for public

    "My patient has coded in the aircraft," the man said over the speaker.

    On the way to the James Graham Brown Cancer Center for treatment, the patient, who was being flown by airplane, became ill during the flight.

    An emergency call went out from the plane's radio, asking that the person on the other end of the transmission call 911 and ask for emergency personnel to be at the Taylor County Airport as soon as possible.

    Just a few minutes later, Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel arrive at the airport, just before the plane lands.

  • 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.