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Today's News

  • St. Mark to host block party on Saturday

    St. Mark United Methodist Church, located at 400 Meader St., will host its annual block party on Saturday, Oct. 18 from noon to 5 p.m.

    There will be singing, free food and an hourly prize giveaway. Also offered will be inflatables, Christian face art, a make-and-take salvation bracelet and other activities for the kids.

    All activities are free. The event will be canceled in case of rain.

    For more information, call 465-3500.

     

  • The Polston Family in concert

    The Polston Family will be in concert on Sunday, Oct. 19 at Central Baptist Church in Lebanon. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Central Baptist is located at the corner of Lee Avenue and St. Rose Road.

  • Sunny Hill offering free Bible courses

    Sunny Hill Church of Christ is offering a free Bible correspondence course.

    Those interested should send their name and address to P.O. Box 124, Campbellsville, Ky. 42719.

    The course material will be sent to you free of charge.

     

  • UVA-Wise leads from start to finish

    Despite 151 yards from the school's all-time leading rusher Greg Fountain and a five-touchdown passing day from freshman Ross Deaton, Campbellsville University never led in a 61-41 Mid-South Conference road setback at Virginia-Wise on Saturday.

    Fountain, who scored a touchdown, carried the ball 25 of the 41 times for the Tigers while Deaton threw for 253 yards on 18 of 33 passing.

    Deaton connected twice with David Mason and former Campbellsville High School standout Bubba Lawless and once with Calvin Mann.

  • Bengals go undefeated, Titans finish 5-1 to wear Youth Football league crowns

    The Bengals finished an undefeated campaign in Senior League play while the Titans closed out with a 5-1 worksheet to take the Junior League title.

    Bengals 20, Cowboys 12

    Antonio Barrera's 3-yard touchdown run gave the Cowboys an early 6-0 lead.

    But, Quentin Goodin pushed the Bengals n top with TD runs of 51 and 90 yards, the latter one as time expired in the first half.

    Conner South's 1-yard TD in the third period secured the title for coach Homer Veach's club.

    Jarrett Benningfield tacked on a Cowboys score to finish out the scoring.

  • TCHS boys' golf team 10th at state

    Taylor County High School's boys' golf team finished 10th at the Leachman Buick-Pontiac-GMC/KHSAA Boys' State Tournament on Saturday at Bowling Green Country Club.

    Coach David Parsons' Cardinals just made the cut by shooting 322 Friday (only 12 of the 25 teams advanced to day two) and moved up two spots with a 324 on Saturday.

    Senior Dillon Mays paced the Cardinals with a two-day 148, which tied for 10th while Tanner Keeton tied for 53rd (160), Wade Cave and Landon Newton tied for 66th (169) and Nolan Slinker was 78th (178).

  • Thomas hopes to be back for play-offs

    Despite rumors to the contrary, Chris Thomas does not expect his high school football career to be over at Taylor County.

    The Cardinals' super running back, whose attitude is as good or better than his game, got another medical opinion over the weekend in Louisville.

    "They told me if I rested it for 3-4 weeks, then maybe I would be able to play," Thomas said Tuesday night at the 18th District Tournament volleyball championship.

    Thomas, who was injured on a "normal" football play at home vs. Green County on Oct. 3, has a complete ligament tear in his ankle.

  • Marion snaps Lady Cards' net streak

    Taylor County High School was denied its fourth consecutive volleyball district title when the Lady Cardinals fell 25-16, 25-21 to Marion County in the 18th District Tournament finals Tuesday night at TCHS.

    The Lady Cardinals led only once (1-0) in the first set before the Lady Knights reeled off six straight to lead 6-1 and held a 10-3 advantage en route to a 25-16 triumph.

    In set two, Taylor County held leads of 2-0, 5-2, 7-3, 13-10 and 14-12 before Marion County fought to ties at 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 and then tallied seven of the match's final 10 points to prevail 25-21.

  • Two square off in U.S. Senator’s race

    Voters will decide next month who will become Kentucky's U.S. Senator.

    Incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell will face off against Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford for the seat in the Nov. 4 General Election.

    McConnell's Senate career began in 1984. He has since been reelected four times. In June 2005, he became the longest-serving Republican Senator from Kentucky.

    On Nov. 15, 2006, McConnell was unanimously elected Republican Leader in the 110th Congress by his colleagues, making him only the second Senator from Kentucky to lead his party in the U.S. Senate.

  • Mejean Anniversary

    David and Suzanne Mejean of Campbellsville will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Oct. 21.

    They have two sons and a daughter-in-law, Kevin and Lisa Mejean of Campbellsville and Anthony Mejean of Lexington. The Mejeans also have three grandchildren, Savannah, Emily and Matthew Mejean, all of Campbellsville.