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Today's News

  • Dudgeon-Gray

    Mark and Chris Dudgeon and Jr. and Patti Southern, all of Campbellsville, announce the marriage of their daughter, Brittany Dudgeon, to Darian Gray, the son of Donald and Patricia Gray, also of Campbellsville.

    A private ceremony took place on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Barefoot Beach in Naples, Fla.

    A reception will be hosted in the couple's honor upon their return at the American Legion in Campbellsville. It will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28.

    All relatives and friends are invited to attend.

  • Davis-led Eagles nail Nelson 61-50

    Sophomore guard Matthew Davis hit four three-pointers and scored 22 points as the Campbellsville High School Eagles concluded regular-season play with a 61-50 road win over Nelson County on Friday night.

    Juniors Thomas Downs and Bryton Taylor added 12 and 10 points, respectively, for coach Tim Davis' troops.

    Campbellsville (17-10) plays Taylor County in the 20th District Tournament on Thursday (7:30) at Adair County.

  • Man gets prison time for shoplifting

    A Hodgenville man has been sentenced to five years in prison for shoplifting.

    Marion Dale Fisher, 28, of 647 Carter Brothers Road appeared before Taylor Circuit Senior Status Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Feb. 17 for sentencing.

    In December, Fisher pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking more than $300 and alcohol intoxication. A charge of being a second-degree persistent felony offender was dismissed.

    Fisher's sentence is to be served at the same time as an Adair County sentence. He was given credit for 61 days he has already served.

  • Lindsey Wilson wins MSC twinbill from CU

    Campbellsville University dropped a Mid-South Conference doubleheader at Lindsey Wilson College on Thursday night.

    The No. 9 Lady Tigers saw their 10-game winning streak stopped with a 60-48 setback to the No. 21 Lady Raiders in the opener.

    Coach Ginger Colvin's team hit only 18 of 61 shots (29.5 percent) and committed 21 turnovers.

    Whitney Ballinger paced the Lady Tigers (23-4) with 16 points and 12 rebounds.

    The CU men fell 66-58 in the nightcap.

  • Small businesses warned about fraudulent attempts

    The U.S. Small Business Administration is warning small businesses not to respond to letters falsely claiming to have been sent by the SBA asking for bank account information in order to qualify them for federal tax rebates.

  • Lady Tigers qualify four for swim nationals

    Campbellsville University's swim team has qualified four swimmers in seven individual events and five relay teams for the National NAIA Swimming and Diving Championships on March 4-7 at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters, Mo.

    Meagan Pickett and Lyndsay Ritchey, Brooke Cato and Tori Reiss secured national times in the breaststroke, freestyle and backstroke, respectively, and relay teams have qualified in the 200 free, 200 medley, 400 medley, 400 freestyle and 800 freestyle races.

  • TC nips John Hardin 61-59

    Taylor County overcame a double-figure deficit and upended John Hardin at home 61-59 on Friday night.

    The Cardinals (21-6) trailed 29-19 late in the first half, but rallied to score eight of the quarter's final 10 points and were behind only 31-27 at the intermission. TCHS hit only 10 of 30 first-half shots and committed 14 turnovers against the Bulldogs (19-7).

    Taylor County used a 10-0 run in the third quarter to take a 42-38 lead as Michael Coulter had three straight baskets and Shane Morris and Leonard Macon back-to-back hoops.

  • Circuit judge enters senior status program

    He's been sitting on the bench for a while, but now, Doughlas "Dodie" George will be taking a break. Sort of.

    George announced recently that he has resigned from his position as 11th Circuit Judge and entered the senior status program for Kentucky judges. George took the step prior to the state's Jan. 31 deadline and will now fill in where needed in appointments as a special judge.

    So what was his first assignment?

  • It's time to invest in Kentucky's No. 1 employer - small business

    Bailouts. Rescues. Loan guarantees. We've heard a lot lately about the need to "save" the large banks and automakers from economic disaster, but here in Kentucky, we've heard next to nothing about helping the state's top employer - small business.

    Time and again, small business, the nation's largest employer, has led America out of economic problems. It provides most of the nation's net new jobs. Unlike some big corporations, which are closing stores and slashing jobs to satisfy Wall Street, small businesses are worried about what's happening on Main Street.

  • Time to change the direction of education?

    Report cards - they're either dreaded or anticipated. They keep us as parents informed about how well our children are doing in school. And good report cards are a sign that our schools are teaching our children what they need to know in their journey to adulthood.

    A story on today's front page explains our local schools' report cards, which provide information on schools' and districts' progress. All Kentucky students are expected to reach "proficiency" - or scores of 100 on state tests - by the year 2014. And that's not too far off in our future.