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Today's News

  • The rest of the story

    Remember this name: Mordecai Ham. I'll tell you at the end who he is.

    Meanwhile, let me tell you about Phil Munsey, a guy I heard on the radio the other day. He wrote a book last year called "Legacy Now: Why Everything About You Matters."

    The point of his book is that big or small, everything in our lives matters and everything we do has eternal consequences.

  • CU to host noontime organ recital

    Mark Walker, assistant conductor of the Louisville Bach Society and director of music and organist for Saint Martin of Tours Roman Catholic Church, will perform in Campbellsville University's Noontime Organ Recital Series on Tuesday, March 3 in Ransdell Chapel.

    Walker will perform at 12:20 p.m. for a 30-minute concert ending at 12:50 p.m. The program is free and open to the public.

    Walker will be performing works by Soler, J.S. Bach, Biery, Albright and Weaver.

  • ESL professor from CU speaks to woman's club

    Campbellsville Woman's Club members met on Feb. 23 at the home of Frances Johnson on Lebanon Avenue.

    Dr. Sandy Kroh, who teaches English as a second language at Campbellsville University, presented a program on her trips to China. Kroh says she hopes to go to North Korea in the near future.

    She shared a scrapbook with photographs of Chinese children she taught while in China.

    Refreshments were also served.

    The next meeting will take place at the home of Peggy Hayes, located in Warren Place, at 7 p.m. on March 23.

  • Celebrate Recovery program begins Thursday

    Celebrate Recovery will begin a new session today at First United Methodist Church, located on Main Street in Campbellsville.

    The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m., and childcare is available.

    Celebrate Recovery is a biblical based 12-step program for people older than 18 who have hurts, habits or hang-ups.

    For more information, call 465-5951 or 465-2818.

  • TCHS graduate to appear on 'The Beast'

    A Taylor County High School graduate and the daughter of Campbellsville residents Dr. Terry and Cinda Swan will appear on tonight's episode of A&E's "The Beast."

    "The Beast" depicts the life of seasoned FBI veteran Charles Barker, played by Patrick Swayze.

    Eva Swan will portray Amanda Taylor, who she describes as a "widowed and pregnant, weepy and frightened, clueless and somewhat desperate" character.

    The appearance marks Swan's television acting debut. The episode will air at 10 p.m.

  • Phillips celebrates eighth birthday

    Lauren Phillips celebrated her eighth birthday with a spa and slumber party on Feb. 20. The girls were treated to a beauty makeover and a party and sleepover. Pictured are, from left, front: John Michael Phillips, Taylor Hamilton, Zoe Harrison, Alyson Hamilton and Brianna Ireland. Back: Hannah Phillips, Lauren, Shania Cox and Amelia Bowen. Lauren is the daughter of Richard and Marnie Phillips.

  • Boils-Johnson

    Bethany Starr Boils and Timothy Logan Johnson, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, March 14.

    Boils is the daughter of Steve and Mandy Boils and Angie Hicks, all of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Frank and Carolyn Boils, Annie and Billy Whitehouse and Susan Conover, all of Campbellsville.

    She is a freshman at Campbellsville University.

    Johnson is the son of Timothy and Judy Johnson of Tippecanoe, Ind., and Juanita Johnson of Hustonville. His grandparents are Bob and Alice Collins of Hustonville and Ruth Johnson of Jackson, Ky.

  • Jail Budget more than half a million short

    This year's jail budget is expected to fall about $600,000 short, and possible solutions to the problem could affect every Taylor County resident where it hurts most - in their wallets.

    The Fiscal Court's Budget, Audits and Personnel Committee met Monday night to discuss the 2009-2010 jail budget.

    After a short discussion, the Committee considered five possible options to combat the shortfall:

    - Do nothing, which Magistrate James Jones described as not a legitimate option.

    - Raise the occupational tax rate.

  • CU enjoys home finale sweep over West Va. Tech

    The Lady Tigers rolled and the Tiger men also posted a victory in the home finale on Saturday afternoon vs. West Virginia Tech.

    The Lady Tigers (25-5) used 14 points from their lone senior, Juliana Brown, while Courtney Danis had 13 and Alexia Williams in a 76-32 first-game rout.

    Seniors Zach Allender (21 points, 10 rebounds), Hristo Petkov (13 points and nine boards), Aaron Wyatt (13 points) and sophomore Shawn Savage (12 points, 12 assists) led the CU men (10-18) to a 63-52 triumph.

    The MSC Tourney begins on Friday in Frankfort.

  • KSP continue to investigate murder

    Kentucky State Police are continuing to pursue leads in the investigation of the shooting death of Campbellsville resident David M. Ford.

    Ford, 40, who worked as a police officer in Lebanon, was found shot to death Tuesday, Feb. 10 at his Graham Road home.

    The Campbellsville E-911 Center received a phone call from Ford's wife Tonya at 1:07 p.m., stating that she had arrived at her home and found her husband, who had been shot.