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Today's News

  • Social work school sponsoring HIV training

    Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work and Counseling is sponsoring an HIV and ethics training Friday, March 13 in the Carver School of Social Work building on Meader Street in Campbellsville.

    The training is for state employees who need continuing education units.

    The Kentucky chapter of National Association of Social Workers has approved this training for three continuing education units per session, according to Dr. Darlene Eastridge, dean of the Carver School of Social Work and professor of social work.

  • ESL students attend Kiwanis meeting

    Several students in the English as a Second Language Program at Campbellsville University recently presented a program to the Kiwanis Club of Campbellsville. About 10 percent of students at CU are international students who have represented 35 different countries from around the world. Dr. Sandra Kroh is the director of ESL. Pictured are: Elsa Maji, France; Wei-Ting Chen, China; Eric Jimenez Rodriguez, Venezuela; Luke Beling, advanced speaking teacher from South Africa; Taichi Yokoi, Japan; Li Jinshua, China; Grace Lee, South Korea; and Karen Vaughn of Campbellsville.

  • Campbellsville Christian to show 'Fireproof'

    "Fireproof" will be shown at Campbellsville Christian Church on Sunday evening at 6 in the sanctuary and again on Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m. in the Family Life Center.

    "Fireproof" is the story of a firefighter who lives by the code to never leave a partner behind - except in his marriage. Through a challenge by his father, the firefighter begins a 40-day love dare to win his wife's affection back.

  • Gowdy Anniversary

    Bronson and Tonya Gowdy of Campbellsville will celebrate their sixth wedding anniversary by renewing their vows.

    Mrs. Gowdy is the daughter of Tony Groves of Campbellsville and the late Betty Jean Williams.

    Mr. Gowdy is the son of Debbie Gowdy Smith of Campbellsville and the late Manuel Gowdy.

    The vow renewal will take place at First Baptist Church, located at 704 E. Broadway in Campbellsville. Pastor Daniel Corey Shull will perform the ceremony.

  • 'We all is self-righteous'

    In the newsroom we have a counter where people put doughnuts and cookies for everyone to share.

    Today someone set out a container of humungous cookies. Each cookie is 480 calories with 23 grams of fat. For those keeping score, one cookie is 12 Weight Watchers points, which is more than half my daily allotment.

  • A Jews for Jesus presentation

    What do the Jewish Passover and Jesus' Last Supper have in common?

    Efrain Goldstein, speaking on behalf of Jews for Jesus, will answer that question in a presentation called "Christ in the Passover" at South Campbellsville Baptist Church on Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m.

  • Corbin honored with bridal shower

    Kelli Corbin was honored with a bridal shower Saturday, Feb. 28 at the home of Carla Bennett. Corbin will marry Doug Hudson on April 4 in Watersound, Fla. Pictured are, from left, Kym Stein, Cindy Perkins and Debbie Nunery, hostesses; Leah Magers, the bride's mother; Kelli; Ruth Hudson, the groom's mother; Patty Rodgers and Bennett, hostesses. Not pictured is hostess Linda Ward. 

  • GCU honors Stewart with Clinkscales Humanitarian Award

    Margaret Mills Stewart of Campbellsville was presented the Frances Clinkscales Humanitarian Award by Wanda Washington, Greater Campbellsville United coordinator, and John Chowning, chair of the GCU board.

    The occasion was during an address by John Johnson, executive director of the Kentucky Human Rights Commission, at a Feb. 11 chapel service in the Ransdell Chapel on the campus of Campbellsville University.

  • Screening committee begins work

    Seventeen applicants from four states have applied for the superintendent's position at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

    At Monday's School Board meeting, Terry Brewer, the District's contact person during the search for a new superintendent, announced the final number of applicants for the position.

    Current Superintendent Diane Woods-Ayers declared her decision in December to not seek a renewal of her contract.

  • Weather spotters class is March 10

    The Campbellsville Fire Department in conjunction with Taylor County Emergency Management will host a severe weather spotters class on Tuesday, March 10 at 7 p.m.

    The class will be on the third floor of the Campbellsville Fire Department.

    There is no cost for the class, which is open to all emergency service personnel, those responsible for public safely and the general public.

    'The class will be taught by officials from the Louisville office of the National Weather Service and will last about an hour.