Today's News

  • Local Southern States employee selected for Certified GrowMaster training

    Chris Coomer, a field sales associate for Southern States Cooperative Inc. in the Campbellsville, Adair County and Liberty areas, has attended a comprehensive three-day training program designed to qualify him as a "Certified GrowMaster Specialist."

  • Fifth Region Tournaments

    The pairings and results for the girls' and boys' Fifth Region Tournaments are:

    Girls at Hart County

    Monday, March 1

    Green County 63, Bardstown 49

    Marion County 59, North Hardin 38

    Tuesday, March 2

    Nelson County 62, Hart County 49

    Elizabethtown 47, Adair County 30

    Friday, March 5

    Marion County 76, Green County 60

    Elizabethtown 52, Nelson County 51

    Championship on Saturday, March 6

    Marion County 54, Elizabethtown 40

    Boys at Nelson County

    Wednesday, March 3

  • Emblems benefiting local FFA chapters on sale at Southern States Co-op Stores

    Southern States is supporting Future Farmers of America chapters by selling FFA emblems for $1. The campaign runs through March 14.

    "FFA is proud to step alongside Southern States in this campaign", stated Dennis Sargent, executive director of the National FFA Foundation. "Money raised will not only go to support activities at the national level but will also support the critical activities at the local level - activities that promote premier leadership, personal growth and career success of FFA members and agricultural education students."

  • CU professor to present solo vocal program

    Campbellsville University voice faculty member Dr. David Hedrick will present a program of spirituals and folk songs on Friday, March 5 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    The program is open and free to the public.

    Hedrick said the program will include a mixture of spirituals and folk songs that he recalled during his childhood and be presented with string quartet, guitar and bass arrangements, which he created.

  • Woman charged in sealed indictment

    A Campbellsville woman has been charged with selling drugs in an indictment recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Patricia Smothers, 51, of South Central Avenue was charged with second-degree selling a controlled substance, her second offense, and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

    Bond was set at $20,000 cash. If convicted, Smothers could be sentenced to as much as 10 years in prison.

  • Local artist to exhibit at craft market

    Artist Steven Flinchum, a lifelong resident of Central Kentucky, is preparing to exhibit at Kentucky Crafted: The Market at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville on March 6-7.

    This award-winning event, attracting buyers from across the nation, is produced by the Kentucky Arts Council. It brings together more than 300 exhibitors of contemporary and traditional artsand crafts, books, music, film and specialty food products.

  • Friends of Green River Lake

    Tyler Royse is looking for some friends.

    Royse, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers summer park ranger, is spearheading an effort to begin a Friends of Green River Lake group.

    He and fellow ranger Larry Lemmon hosted an informational meeting on Thursday at the Corps of Engineers' Visitors Center.

    And, if the size of the crowd is any indication, a Friends of Green River Lake group will be formed very soon.

  • Eagles crush Dragons 70-39 in region's opening round

    The Campbellsville High School Eagles avenged a one-point Feb. 16 loss at Green County with a 70-39 shellacking of the Dragons in the opening game of the Boys’ Fifth Region Tournament on Wednesday night at Nelson County.

    The Eagles sprinted out to a 9-4 advantage and never trailed in posting their 25th win in 29 outings.

    The Dragons (13-15) did creep within six in the second quarter.

    However, an Aaron Schwoebel basket and two free throws around Thomas Downs’ put-back preceded a pair of right-side three-pointers from Myan Rice and the rout was on.

  • CHS plays North in Fifth finals Tuesday at 7:30

    Campbellsville High's Eagles will battle North Hardin for the Fifth Region Tournament championship on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Nelson County High School.

    The Eagles bested Elizabethtown 75-58 in the semfinals on Sunday afternoon while North Hardin also conquered LaRue County by 17 points.

  • Man accused of breaking into another's home

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with burglary and other crimes after he allegedly broke into someone else's home.

    Jeffrey L. Bailey, 33, of 114 Ray St. was arrested at 10:23 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27.

    According to an arrest citation, Campbellsville Police received a complaint of a burglary in progress at a Taylor Boulevard home.

    The citation states that, upon arrival, Officer Andy Warren noticed a screen door open and spotted Bailey fleeing into some bushes.