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Today's News

  • CU to host Italian pianist

    Italian pianist Matteo Andreini, who is on tour in the United States for concerts in Missouri and Kentucky, will perform at Campbellsville University on Monday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall.

    He will be performing solo piano works by J.S. Bach, Busoni, Gambini and Liszt.

    The performance is free, and the public is invited to attend.

  • Statewide tornado drill is Tuesday

    The electricity was out. Phone lines were down. Trees were across the road. Cars were overturned. Homes and businesses were demolished.

    It was just after 6 p.m. on April 3, 1974. Mannsville had just been hit by an F4 tornado. An F4 tornado can reach speeds of 260 mph.

    Christine Gabehart was still working at Mannsville Sash and Door, a business started by her and her husband James, when someone stopped by and warned them of the approaching storm.

  • Man accused of attempting to bring drugs to jail

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly brought drugs into the Taylor County Detention Center to distribute.

    Jack A. Slinker, 26, of 117 Red Fern Road was arrested at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20.

    According to Slinker's arrest citation, he is accused of telling Taylor County Detention Center Deputy Jon Hawkins that he brought Xanax and tobacco products into the jail to distribute.

    Slinker was charged with selling a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school.

  • Heartland Parkway meetings planned

    Local residents will get their first look at alternate routes for the proposed Heartland Parkway this month.

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials will conduct two public meetings, the first in Columbia and the second in Campbellsville. The meeting in Campbellsville is set for Tuesday, March 24 at Taylor County High School's cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m.

    The purpose of the meeting, according to Becky Judson, public information officer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in Elizabethtown, is to share conceptual alternative routes and to seek public comment.

  • Man accused of breaking into home

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with burglary after he allegedly broke into someone's home and damaged their property.

    Leon David Satterfield, 35, of 220 Slate Creek Road was arrested at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18.

    According to the arrest citation, Satterfield is accused of going to another person's home on South Central Avenue and chasing a woman into the home while threatening her.

    The citation states that Satterfield left the property but returned later with a crowbar.

  • Campbellsville Woman's Club hosts art exhibit

    Campbellsville Woman's Club hosted its monthly meeting on Jan. 26 at First United Methodist Church on Main Street.

    Club president Roberta Moore introduced the program, which was on fine arts. Sixty-six students from the two local high school arts departments displayed their works to be judged by club members. Teachers, parents and students were all invited as guests.

    Ann Hodge, chair of fine arts, and her committee served refreshments.

  • Appeal filed in alcohol petition case

    An appeal has been filed contesting a judge's decision to uphold the results of last May's local option election, which allowed some Campbellsville restaurants to serve alcohol.

    Last May, the majority of Campbellsville's voters approved a ballot measure allowing restaurants in Campbellsville - that seat at least 50 people and derive at least 70 percent of their revenue from food sales - to serve alcohol by the drink. However, alcohol can only be served in conjunction with a meal.

  • Lady Eagles eliminated by Lady Indians

    Adair County jumped on Campbellsville's Lady Eagles early with a 10-0 lead and posted a 62-39 20th District Tournament triumph on Monday night on the Lady Indians' home court.

    CHS did cut its deficit to seven (11-4) in the first frame on two Amber Gamboa free throws and was behind by eight (22-14) on a Danielle Morris three-pointer and a Gamboa lay-up.

    However, Adair County used a 14-0 second-half run to increase a double-digit lead further out to 27 (53-26) on Whitney Rodgers' bucket.

  • Cumberlands collects two from CU teams

    The University of the Cumberlands took a Mid-South Conference doubleheader from visiting Campbellsville University on Thursday night.

    The Lady Tigers (24-5 overall and 9-2 in the MSC) shot only 40 percent (24-60) and committed 20 turnovers in their 70-64 setback.

    Courtney Danis had 24 points for CU and Whitney Ballinger 16 points and 11 rebounds.

  • Learning a new language

    With her teacher sitting beside her, 7-year-old Karen Ramos-Diaz reads aloud from a book. She reads with a great deal of confidence, only struggling with a couple of words. Surprising, considering that a few years ago, Karen spoke little English at all.

    Karen is among the 32 limited English proficient students at local public schools. Between both schools, the students with limited English proficiency students speak Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Vietnamese and Arabic.