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Today's News

  • Campbellsville Baptist to host 'No Man Left Behind'

    Campbellsville Baptist Church will host a No Man Left Behind event on Saturday, Aug. 8.

    Gary Gupton will be the guest speaker for the event. Gupton is the CEO of Integrity Media Network, and a play-by-play announcer for the Fox Sports Network, Insight Communication and the Big Blue Sports Network. He is anchor for a weekly television show "The Red and Blue Review," covering University of Kentucky and University of Louisville sports teams.

    Dinner, which costs $5, will be served at 6 p.m. Also, a cornhole tournament is planned for 4 p.m. and a car show at 4:30.

  • Birth Announcements

    Joshua and Adrianne Phillips of Lexington announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Vivian, at 9:49 a.m. on Tuesday, July 14 at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington. She weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Bill and Robin Ritter and Linda and Ted George, all of Louisville, and Paul and Tresea Phillips of Elk Horn.

    Great-grandparent is Amy Harrison Jessie of Elk Horn.

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  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 5, 1999

    Leslie and Patricia Sidebottom Madson of 655 Davis Road in Campbellsville will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 15.

    Anne and Paul Fraim spent a month in St. Augustine, Fla. on vacation celebrating their ninth wedding anniversary.

    Laura E. Campbell of Campbellsville, daughter of James S. Campbell and Vicky R. Campbell, has been named to the dean's list for the summer 1999 semester at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

  • Any chances for a pair of new football stadiums?

    A lot of dirt has been moved at Campbellsville Middle School at the site of a future track for the Purple and Gold.

    There has also been some speculation that eventually that could also be the home of Eagles’ football.

    Once the track is built, there seems to be plenty of room for a stadium and fieldhouse, and that would help the Lady Eagles’ softball team, which hosts its home games at CMS.

    An eventual move to home football and soccer games at CMS would also mean the Eagle baseball team would have the current complex by itself.

  • 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.