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Today's News

  • McConnell interview to air on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, was a recent guest on Campbellsville University's "Dialogue on Public Issues" hosted by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.

    The interview with McConnell will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 1:30 and 7 p.m.

     

  • GCU hosts Census Bureau speaker for seniors

    Greater Campbellsville United hosted a breakfast and guest speaker on Nov. 13 at the Taylor County Senior Citizen Center.

    Ben Johnson of the U.S. Census Bureau spoke to seniors about important facts concerning the 2010 Census count.

    An accurate count ensures that Kentucky receives its fair share of $400 billion in federal money each year for schools, roads, hospital, library and transportation.

    Johnson said the form is easy to fill out as well as confidential and important.

  • Green Kids Corner

    Claire Elizabeth Green is the 10-month-old daughter of David and Ashley Tucker Green of Brentwood, Tenn. Her grandparents are Jim and Debbie Miller and Ivan and Carol Tucker, all of Campbellsville, and Dick and Karen Green of Johnson City, Tenn.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 2, 1999

    Dr. Bill Bennett is this year's recipient of the Campbellsville Kiwanis Club's annual Santa's Helper Award. The award is given each year to someone who keeps Christmas in his or her heart all year.

    Mr. and Mrs. Joe H. Wise of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday.

    Twenty years or so after being hired as a temporary postal worker, Eddie Jessie has been named Campbellsville's new postmaster.

  • Lawson

    Chester "Red" and Laura Lawson celebrated their wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 15 with a reception at their home. The Lawsons were married 62 years on Nov. 14.

    Mr. Lawson is retired from Taylor County RECC after more than 43 years of service. Mrs. Lawson was a babysitter and homemaker.

  • Kidney Dialysis Clinic hosts ribbon cutting

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently hosted a groundbreaking for its Kidney Dialysis Clinic.

    The 6,533-square-foot single story building is expected to be completed in March or April, depending on the weather. The facility will be located at 107 Medical Park Drive in Campbellsville.

    Nephrology Associates of Kentuckiana will be the medical director.

     

  • Grace Notes

    The week prior to Thanksgiving, my church participated in a week of hunger.

    The plan was to eat only beans, rice and tortillas for five days to experience what a huge percentage of people around the world eat all the time.

    Then we were to take the money we would've spent on food and donate it to help feed orphans in Haiti. In addition, after a shortened worship service, we would be dismissed early to go grocery shopping to buy food items to benefit local food pantries.

  • Graham awarded Bronze Star

    Sgt. 1st Class David Graham, a 1994 graduate of Taylor County High School, was recently awarded the Bronze Star for Exceptional and Meritorious service during combat operations in Iraq.

    Graham is the son of Phyllis White and Steve Graham, both of Campbellsville.

     

  • Price

    Eugene and Virginia Price of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 5.

    The Prices were married on Dec. 5, 1959, by Vester Johnson.

    A reception, hosted by their children, is set for Saturday, Dec. 5 beginning at 1 p.m. at Truth Tabernacle in Campbellsville.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.

     

  • Ratcliff Generations

    Five generations of the Ratcliff family are pictured. They are, front, from left, Robert Don Cox holding Zachary Garrett and Hallie Ratcliff. Back: Brandon Garrett and Shelly Garrett.