Today's News

  • 'Adopt-A-BackPacker' program begins

    Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland has initiated a new pilot program called "Adopt-A-BackPacker" for the 2009-2010 school year. The program is designed to help fund the ever-increasing cost and to allow for expanded participation in the BackPack Program. 

  • Guthrie interview to air on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie was recently interviewed by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president at Campbellsville University, on his "Dialogue on Public Issues" show.

    Guthrie represents the Second Congressional District of Kentucky. The interview will air on CU's WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.


  • Auditions for CU play are Aug. 26-27

    Auditions for Campbellsville University Theater's fall production of "Mr. A's Amazing Maze Plays" by Alan Ayckbourn will be Wednesday, Aug. 26 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 27 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the university theater in the Alumni Building.

    Auditions are closed and are set up in 15-minute windows, according to Starr Garrett, assistant professor of theater and director of theater at CU.

    Garrett said anyone wanting to audition can call or e-mail and set up a time to audition.

  • TRH to host basic life support class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a new and recertification course, American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, on Thursday, Aug. 27 from 1 to 5 p.m.

    Basic Life Support will describe the particular phases of emergency cardiac care that prevents circulatory or respiratory arrest (or insufficiency) through prompt recognition and intervention, early entry into the EMS system or both and externally supports the circulation and respiration of a victim of cardiac or pulmonary arrest through BLS.

  • Gabbert joins Orthodyne Physical Therapy

    Debbie Gabbert, speech therapist, is now seeing patients at Orthodyne Physical Therapy in Campbellsville.

    Gabbert is a 1975 graduate of Bellarmine College, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in speech pathology. In 1978, she obtained her Rank 1 in administration and supervision from the University of Louisville. Gabbert was certified in Vital Stim therapy in 2004.

  • Kessler passes auctioneer/broker exams

    John Wayne Kessler passed the Kentucky Board of Auctioneers' principal license exam in May and has received his principal auctioneers license.

    He has worked for two years for his father, John Kessler, at Kessler Auction & Realty Co. in Campbellsville.

    Kessler is no stranger around auctions, as he began helping his dad as a 3-year-old, and he is the 2009 Kentucky Auctioneers Association Junior Division Auctioneering Champion. He is a fourth-generation auctioneer.

  • Hardee's 'Making it Happen' Tour visits

    The Hardee's "Making it Happen" Tour visited 66 Hardee's restaurants in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee and donated money to hometown charity groups, organizations and individuals from Aug. 10-17. Hardee's guests at each tour stop received free food samples and other giveaways. The tour made its stop in Campbellsville on Monday, Aug. 10. The Kentucky Firefighters Association was the charity recipient.

  • Akridge Orthodontics expands practice

    Akridge Orthodontics, with three locations in Louisville and Campbellsville, announces the addition of Dr. Matt Akridge, DMD, to the practice, where he will share responsibility for patient care with his father, Dr. Alan Akridge.

  • Stein, Forcht thoughts and three Lady Tigers deliver

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  • Shelter ranked third in auto insurance customer satisfaction

    Shelter Mutual Insurance Co. has earned recognition from J.D. Power and Associates as a top performer in "customer satisfaction with the auto insurance shopping experience."

    This recognition is based on the results of J.D. Power's 2009 National Auto Insurance Study, in which Shelter was ranked No. 3 among auto insurers with highest customer satisfaction.