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Today's News

  • CU to host General Secretary of Baptist World Alliance

    Neville Callam, general secretary of the Baptist World Alliance, will present an address as part of Campbellsville University's "Baptist Heritage Series" at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4 in the Ransdell Chapel.

    Callam, an ordained minister and graduate of the United Theological College of the West Indies, The University of the West Indies, Harvard Divinity School, is a specialist in Christian ethics and theology.

    The address is part of CU's chapel service and is open to the public.

    He will also speak at a 6:30 p.m. service at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

  • Lady Tigers win 79-66 on road, now 20-3 and rated 12th

    The Campbellsville University Lady Tiger basketball team continued its winning ways on Saturday with a 79-66 victory at St. Catherine College.

    Three Lady Tigers reached double-digit scoring. Whitney Ballinger led the way with 21 points and pulled down 10 rebounds while Kristi Ensminger contributed 14 points and led the team with 11 rebounds and Courtney Danis added 12 points.

    Campbellsville in still unscathed in conference as they sit with a 5-0 record in the Mid-South Conference and are ranked No. 12 in the nation.

  • Lady Cards lose at Adair, rebound for road win over Caverna

    Adair County led 6-0 and never trailed in downing the visiting Taylor County Lady Cardinals 71-54 on Monday night.

    The Lady Cardinals, who hit 22 of 25 free throws, were led by the 17-point efforts of MeLeigha Pollock and Hope Wigginton while Mercedes Cox contributed 14.

    D.J. Ballou led the crisp-passing Lady Indians with 17 points while McKenzie Martin had 16 and Chelsea Beard 10.

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    The Lady Cardinals, who visit Marion County on Friday, bested Caverna 64-48 on Tuesday.

  • CU Tigers fall 68-61 in OT at St. Catharine

    Campbellsville University's men could not avoid the Mid-South Conference cellar and lost 68-61 in overtime at St. Catharine College on Saturday.

    The Tigers used two Hristo Petkov free throws to tie the game in regulation, but were out-pointed 10-3 in the extra five-minute frame.

    Zach Allender led CU with 22 points and 12 rebounds while Petkov and Jordan Benock had 10 points apiece.

    CU visits West Virginia Tech tonight (8:00).

  • After the storm

    Several hundred Taylor County residents are still without power more than a week after a winter storm swept through the area, weighing down trees and power lines with a thick coat of ice.

    On Tuesday morning, power was restored to a number of Kentucky Utility customers in the High Pine area.

    Residents at Air View apartments had been without power for a full week, according to resident Brenda Metcalfe, who sought shelter with a friend.

    The temperature inside Metcalfe's apartment dropped to the 30s during the outage, she said. She lost all of her food.

  • Pleasant Union plans black history program

    Pleasant Union Baptist Church will host a black history program on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m.

    Teresa Haskins Smith of Louisville will be the guest speaker. Smith is the daughter of Willie Haskins and the late JoAnn Haskins.

    Music will be provided by Campbellsville University's African American Leadership League.

  • A priceless, tasty faith

    The first thing I asked Sean Gebhard was, "Do people think you're crazy?"

    Sean runs the Upper Room Café in Mount Dora, a cute little town about 40 miles east of where I live in central Florida.

    I had heard about his "Holy Spirit-filled café" upstairs in the historic Renaissance Building, and the last time we were in Mount Dora I stopped in to see it for myself.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Thursday, Feb. 5

    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at West Virginia Tech (8:00).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at West Virginia Tech (6:00).

    Friday, Feb. 6

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Adair County (8:00) and Taylor County at Marion County (8:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Adair County (6:30) and Taylor County at Marion County (6:30).

    Saturday, Feb. 7

  • Hedgespeth Kids Corner

    Brailey Mia Hedgespeth, 3, and William Eugene Bruin Hedgespeth, born Jan. 3, are the children of Steven and Michell Hedgespeth of Louisville. William was born at 1:45 a.m. at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long. Their grandparents are William "Jack" and Lana Franklin and Larry and Mary Hedgespeth, all of Campbellsville. Great-grandmother is Valta Bland of Campbellsville.

  • CU to host illusionist at convo

    Campbellsville University will host David Garrard, an illusionist who is minister to children at St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville, for chapel Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel. The public is invited to attend this event.

    Garrard is in his 32nd year as minister to children at St. Matthews Baptist Church. He has served as an illusionist for 40 years, after having become interested in the business when he was 12 years old.