Today's News

  • 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.

  • Curves of Campbellsville celebrates Women's Health and Fitness Day

    More than half of adult U.S. women are overweight and more than one-third of adult U.S. women are obese, according to the American Obesity Association. In fact, obesity plays a major role in the poor health of women, including diabetes and high blood pressure.

    Such statistics can be alarming, and the increase in obesity is why places, like the local Curves center, have educational programs to address weight loss through focused curricula and classes.

  • Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian to host revival beginning Sunday

    Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host revival services beginning Sunday morning, Oct. 4.

    The Rev. Kevin Brantley will be the evangelist. On Sunday, Oct. 4, the Spirit Seekers from Lebanon will be in concert during the 11 a.m. service.

    Preaching services begin Sunday night at 7 and will continue each evening at 7 through Wednesday.

    Special music through the week will be provided by Tommy Davenport, Jessica Merritt and Sparkie Taylor.


  • The dumbest thing I've heard in a long time

    I was not intending to write anything about the Steve Nunn situation because it has already received so much media attention, but then I read something that changed my mind.

    The Lexington Herald-Leader in a page one story in its Sept. 13 edition included a quote from Nunn's attorney in which she said that the issuance of a protective order to Nunn's girlfriend in February of this year "caused all the problems."

  • Early Days


    Sept. 23, 1999

    A weekend featuring a Civil War re-enactment as well as basket making, woodworking and music is planned at the former home of Kentucky authors Janice Holt Giles and Henry Giles.

    Jimmy Cravens has been named the new executive director of the Campbellsville Housing and Redevelopment Authority, following the regular meeting of the board of commissioners last Tuesday afternoon.

    Joshua P. Pike recently completed the cadet basic training program at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

  • Will she get the 'price' right?

    Raina Hansford's graduation gift from her mother, grandmother and aunt was multiplied after she stepped on the stage.

    Hansford, a native of Campbellsville, graduated from the University of Kentucky in May. When her family asked what she wanted as a graduation present, Hansford told them she wanted a trip to Los Angeles where she could visit "The Price is Right" game show.

    "I just wanted to be there," Hansford said. "It never crossed my mind that I'd actually be on stage with [host] Drew Carey. He's awesome."

  • 'Jane Todd Crawford Story' presented Sept. 27

    The play "The Jane Todd Crawford Story" will be presented Sunday, Sept. 27 at Green County Middle School.

    The story depicts the history-making ovarian surgery by Dr. Ephraim McDowell of Danville on Jane Todd Crawford of Greensburg, which occurred 200 years ago.

    Crawford will be played by Suzanne Mobley Bennett, daughter of long-time Campbellsville University drama professor, Russ Mobley. McDowell will be portrayed by Tony Jewell, assistant principal at Taylor County Middle School.

  • Cash Express honors service personnel

    Cash Express treated local police, rescue and firefighters with cakes on Sept. 11 in honor of their service to the community.