Today's News

  • Woman's club members attend conference

    Four Campbellsville Woman's Club members attended the Fourth District Fall Conference on Oct. 24. Two of the club's Fourth District arts and crafts contest entries are moving on to compete at the state level after qualifying during the event. The four attending are, from left, Chris Greenman, Roberta Moore, Ann Hodge and Deen Smith.

  • Russell

    Steve and Linda Russell recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.

    The Russells were married on Aug. 3, 1984, at First United Methodist Church in Campbellsville by the Rev. Earl West.

    They have a son and daughter-in-law, Isaac and Rebekah Russell of Bowling Green.

    Mr. Russell is self-employed, and Mrs. Russell is the district administrative secretary for the Taylor County Conservation District.


  • Woman's club members plan events

    Fourth District Governor Debbie Skaggs gave a program on the merits of being a good clubwoman at the Campbellsville Woman's Club meeting on Oct. 27 at the home of Chris Greenman.

    In November, the club hosted a meeting at the home of June Bishop to finalize plans for its upcoming 2009 Christmas Home Tour. The tour will be Sunday, Dec. 6 from 1 to 5 p.m.

    Club members still have a few bags of pecans from their fundraiser for holiday baking. Call 465-6404 for more information.

    Profits from the Christmas Home Tour and pecan sales fund scholarships for local students.

  • Birth Announcements

    Jennifer Pelfrey and Matthew Burress of Elk Horn announce the birth of a son, Andrew Blake Pelfrey-Burress, at 7:31 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 2 pounds, 7 ounces and was 14 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Rodney and Toni Burress of Elk Horn and Allen and Barbara Pelfrey of Lexington.

    Great-grandparents are Bobby and Dorothy Burress of Elk Horn, Rose Miller of Liberty and the late Thomas Miller.

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  • Wilson

    Ruel "Sonny" and Mary Wilson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 27.

    The Wilsons were married on Nov. 27, 1959, by the Rev. H.C. Gregory in Campbellsville. Their attendants were Catherine Smith Wheeler and Ralph M. Keltner.

    Mr. Wilson retired from Taylor County RECC after more than 43 years of service, and Mrs. Wilson retired from McMahan Furniture Co.

  • Campbellsville hopes to gather 2,200 gift-filled shoeboxes for children overseas

    Christmas is arriving early all over Kentucky, as local businesses, churches and homes prepare to serve as collection points for Operation Christmas Child.

    Soon, with the help of Campbellsville volunteers, the sites will be brimming with festively wrapped shoeboxes full of gifts.

  • CU hosts KHIPP event encouraging earth stewardship

    "How does God speak to you in your life?" asked Dr. Matthew Sleeth, a former emergency room physician, at a Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy event at Campbellsville University recently.

    Answers from the audience varied from sports, experiences, God's word, music and relationships, but Sleeth says he found nature to be his window to God's voice.

    While on vacation near the Gulf of Mexico, Sleeth told his wife the biggest problem in the world is that the world is dying.

  • Church to host HIV/AIDS testing

    A "Test One Million" HIV/AIDS free confidential testing event has been planned for Saturday, Nov. 21 at First Baptist Church.

    The event is from noon to 3 p.m. with door prizes and refreshments.

    The confidential tests will be handled by the Department of Public Health HIV/AIDS Branch in Frankfort.

    For more information, call Sheila Taylor at 789-3524 or Shawnta Vaughn at 849-4731.


  • LWC to host festival, pageant

    Area families can have a good time while helping out a good cause Saturday at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Students in Lindsey Wilson's Health Learning Community are sponsoring a fall festival Saturday, Nov. 21 in the college's Biggers Sports Center. The event begins at 1 p.m. ET. It is free and open to the public.

  • CU to host dedication, ribbon cutting for Hodgenville center

    Campbellsville University will host a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 at The Brockman Center at 606 N. Lincoln Blvd. in Hodgenville, 2 miles north of the town square on KY 210.

    The open house will give those in LaRue and surrounding counties an opportunity to tour the building, meet Brockman Center faculty and students, meet Campbellsville University administrators, faculty and staff and learn more about the programs offered at the Brockman Center.