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Today's News

  • 'American Idol' 101

    Although I consider myself current with pop culture, this is the first season I've watched "American Idol."

    In years past, I've seen the last 15 minutes of some of the final shows to see who wins, but not knowing who's who, I didn't really care one way or another.

    This season, mostly because I hate being left out of the water cooler conversation, I decided early on to watch every episode, from first auditions to finale, and I even hope to buy tickets to see the Top Ten Idol contestants when they go on tour this summer.

  • Walker-Kearney

    Dana and Mike McConnell of Bethel, Ohio and Jimmy and Sharon Walker of Georgetown, Ohio announce the engagement of their daughter, Jade Walker, to Jordan Kearney, son of Connie Kearney of Campbellsville.

    Walker is a 2006 graduate of Western Brown High School and a 2009 graduate of Elizabethtown Hair Design and Cosmetology School.

    Kearney is a 2006 graduate of Taylor County High School and is stationed at Fort Campbell with the 1st BCT 426th BSE.

  • Cundiff

    Tommy and Christine Moran Cundiff of Campbellsville celebrated their third anniversary on March 25.

    They have five children, Rachel Moran, Courtney Moran and Jordan Moran, all of Campbellsville, and Alexis Cundiff and Jacob Cundiff, both of Brandenburg.

     

  • Campbellsville Baptist plans 'Journey to Easter'

    Campbellsville Baptist Church will host "The Journey to Easter," a unique telling of the Easter story.

    "The Journey to Easter" is an interactive walk-through drama set in first century Jerusalem two days after the resurrection of the Lord. 

    As guests walk through the streets of a re-created first century Jerusalem, they may come in contact with the healed Bartimaeus, Peter, Nicodemus, John, a soldier at the cross that day and others.

  • CU to present children's play April 3

    Campbellsville University will present its Children's Theater Production, "The Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit" by Julius Lester, on Friday, April 3. The play was also performed April 1.

    The show will be performed at 6:30 nightly in the University Theater in the Alumni Building on the main campus.

  • TCES duo are talent champions

    Taylor County Elementary School fifth grade students Reagan Pollock and Blake Allen recently attended the Kentucky Junior Beta Convention in Louisville.

    While there, they competed against 46 acts from across the state in the Special Talent category. Pollock and Allen sang a duet, "Start of Something New," from Disney's "High School Musical."

    They were named Kentucky Junior Special Talent Champions.

  • CU to host career fair

    Campbellsville University will host a career fair Wednesday, April 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Student Activities Center on the main campus.

    The career fair, which is open to the public, is sponsored by the Office of Career Services as a service to "students, graduates and alumni seeking full and part-time employment opportunities," according to Teresa Elmore, director of career services at CU.

    "Because of the harsh economic times, the job fair will also be open to the public," she said.

  • CU challenged by McCall for 'prophetic voice'

    Dr. Emmanuel L. McCall, pastor of the Fellowship Group Baptist Church in East Point, Ga., and former moderator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, challenged Campbellsville University's guests to move from hatred to love at a worship service in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. recently in Ransdell Chapel.

    The Rev. Ronnie Turner, pastor of New Zion Baptist Church, led the opening prayer. The closing prayer was given by the Rev. Delmetria Cayson-Combs, pastor of Fannie Chapel CME Church. The Zion District Choir performed.

  • Benningfield speaks at BPW meeting

    Dr. Wendy Benningfield, associate professor of history at Campbellsville University, was the speaker at the Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club for the month of March where "Women's History Month" was being celebrated.

    Any working woman is invited to join.

    Meetings are the second Thursday of each month starting at 5:30 p.m. at Creek Side Restaurant.

     

  • Presbyterian churches plan Maundy Thursday service

    Five Presbyterian (USA) church congregations in Taylor, Marion, Nelson and Washington counties will host a joint Maundy Thursday service on Thursday, April 9.

    The service of Holy Communion and Tenebrae, an ancient liturgy meaning "service of shadows," will take place at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 209 N. Second St. in Bardstown.