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Today's News

  • Tigers, Lady Tigers increase MSC leads

    The Campbellsville University women increased their lead to two games while the CU men broke away from a first-play tie as the No. 8-rated squads posted road wins at Pikeville College on Thursday night.

    The Lady Tigers’ 85-67 triumph coupled with Cumberlands’ loss at Georgetown gave coach Ginger Colvin’s club a two-game lead in the Mid-South Conference race.

  • Book signing at LWC to raise money for shelter

    A Southcentral Kentucky native will host a book signing Thursday, Feb. 11 at Lindsey Wilson College to raise money for a Kentucky homeless shelter.

    Dr. Jann Aaron will talk about her book "Open Heart: Returning Home to Practice Medicine" and she will also do a signing. All proceeds raised from sale of the book will be used to support The Healing Place.

    Aaron's talk will be at noon ET in the Lindsey Wilson Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center.

  • CU 'Dialogue on Public Issues' show to feature UK vice president

    Terry D. Allen, associate vice president for institutional equity at the University of Kentucky, was a recent guest on Campbellsville University's Dialogue on Public Issues television show with host John Chowning.

    Both Allen and Chowning work in the diversity efforts of their respective institutions and the discussion centered around the local diversity program and CU's participation in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in the Lexington/Fayette County area.

  • More love letter contest entries

    By Christal.Beard

    Dearest Kelly,

  • Family ties get donation for Hiestand House Museum

    The Hiestand House Museum is benefiting from Taylor Circuit Judge Dan Kelly's former campaign fund.

    State law spells out just how Kelly, who was appointed to the judgeship last year by Gov. Steve Beshear, is to close out his former senatorial campaign account. One of those ways is by donating the money to a charity.

    And, thanks to Kelly's wife Darlene's ancestry, the Hiestand House is getting a portion of that money.

    According to the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance, Kelly had $105,331.51 in his fund on Nov. 12, 2009.

  • Liver has to be the devil's doing

    While out on my route the other day, I stopped at a diner that featured liver and onions for the lunch special, something I hadn't seen in a lot of years.

    Eating used to be so simple. A couple of eggs with grits, sausage, bacon or country ham in the morning with homemade biscuits. A quick hamburger or a bowl of chili at noon, and evening was your basic meat and potatoes.

  • Early Days

    Ten Years Ago

    Feb. 10, 2000

    Jamie Holt of Campbellsville has been selected to attend the National Young Readers Conference on Feb. 8-13 in Washington, D.C.

    Campbellsville Woman's Club met Jan. 24 at the home of Audra Jessie. Campbellsville Police Chief Bill Cassell was guest speaker.

    Dr. Robert L. Doty, professor of English at Campbellsville University, is featured in the Boy Scouts of America "Scouter News" as the 90th anniversary leadership spotlight.

  • Woman publishes second science fiction novel

    A Columbia woman has had her second science fiction novel accepted for publication.

    Wanda Darlene Campbell, M.A., is an award-winning poet whose work has appeared in multiple magazines, journals, literary reviews, newspapers and anthologies such as Instructor Magazine, Story South, Taproot Literary Review, New Madrid and numerous others.

    She is a graduate of Campbellsville University and a former teacher at Kentucky Christian School.

  • Fire still under investigation

    A Wednesday morning apartment fire is still under investigation.

    Campbellsville firefighters responded to a building fire at 3:16 a.m. Upon their arrival at 204. N. Jackson St., smoke was visible from the second floor of the eight-apartment complex.

    The fire was confined to the bedroom of one unit. Two other units suffered water damage. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

  • County receives FEMA funds for shelter, food programs

    Taylor County will receive $20,443 in FEMA funds to supplement emergency shelter and food programs in the area for 2010.

    Local groups may apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency funds. To apply, groups must be non-profit, have an accounting system and conduct audits annually, practice non-discrimination, have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food or shelter services and, if the group is a private voluntary organization, must have a voluntary board.