Today's News

  • First Beef Day a success

    From the proper way to inject cattle to the outlook from the Kentucky Legislature, beef producers got a wide range of information from the first-ever Tri-County Beef Day on Saturday.

    A joint project of the Cattlemen's Associations in Adair, Green and Taylor counties and the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, the event attracted about 225 people.

    Taking place at the Green County Cattlemen's Marketing Center, the event featured four presentations followed by a ribeye steak lunch.

  • Rain Gutter Regatta

    He huffed, and he puffed, and he blew the ship down. Down the rain gutter anyway.

    The annual Cub Scout rain gutter regatta was Tuesday night in Miller Park.

    According to Pack 777 Cub Master Daniel Leathers, the event is one of several Cub Scout activities planned during the summer months.

    Leathers said the regatta, which is a boat race using rain gutters, is similar to the pinewood derby, which the group hosts every January.

  • Graham-Wilkerson

    Frankie and Jennifer Graham of Campbellsville announce the marriage of their daughter, Angela Dawn Graham, to Charles Michael Wilkerson, son of Charlie and Lisa Wilkerson of Lebanon.

    The bride is the granddaughter of Lula Baldwin and the late Bradley Baldwin and Frances and Bob Graham.

    The groom is the grandson of Shirley Day and Marie Wilkerson and the late Frank Stallings and Jonnie Wilkerson.

    The wedding ceremony took place June 1 aboard the Carnival Freedom in Key West, Fla.


  • CU to host reception for Tesseneers

    Dr. Ralph and Laura Tesseneer have been involved with Christian higher education for many years, and that commitment will be honored Sunday, July 19 with a reception in their honor.

    The reception is to recognize their contributions to Christian higher education and to offer others an opportunity to contribute to the endowed scholarship in their honor.

    The event will be from 2 to 4 p.m. ET in the Betty Dobbins Heilman House (the president's home) on the Campbellsville University campus at 1 Tiger Way.

  • Foley, Bright honored with wedding shower

    Samantha Foley and Benjamin Bright were honored with a wedding shower on June 13. Donna Corbin hosted the shower, which took place at Camp Acton Retreat Center. Pictured are, from left, Corbin, Samantha and Benjamin. The couple were married on Saturday, July 18.

  • Veterans Memorial Park softball schedule

    Monday, July 20

    Men’s Church Tournament

    6:15 (1)    Freedom vs. Campbellsville Christian

    6:15 (2)    Living Grace 2 vs. Campbellsville Baptist

    7:20 (1)     Columbia Nazarene vs. Elk Horn Baptist

    7:20 (2)    First Baptist vs. Vineyard

    8:25 (1)     Summersville Baptist vs. Freedom/CCC winner

    8:25 (2)    Palestine Baptist vs. Robinson Creek Baptist

    9:30 (1)    Championship game one (best-of-three series)

  • Travelers take trip through southern states

    On Monday, June 29, a group of travelers from the local area as well as surrounding counties and states left Columbia for a trip to the southern part of the United States.

    The group took the trip on a brand new coach with lots of new technology.

    They traveled through nine states, including Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.

  • Auberry celebrates first birthday

    Matthew Levi Auberry celebrated his first birthday on July 3. He is the son of Don and Mindi Auberry. His grandparents are Ralph and Georgie Mings and Donald and Linda Auberry, all of Campbellsville. Pictured are, from left, cousins Lindsey Cash, McKayla Cash, Matthew, Ashley Auberry and Presley Summers.

  • Mass Communication Department to sell book

    Those who didn't get a chance to buy a copy of Campbellsville University's World War II book, titled "They Were Soldiers, The stories of those from Taylor County who served during World War II," on July 4, will have another opportunity.

    The book will be sold Saturday at Wal-Mart Supercenter from 9 a.m. to noon.

    The book features stories on local soldiers written by students in the Mass Communication Department at CU. Proceeds from the book go toward mass communication student scholarships.

  • Bland to compete for national title

    A Campbellsville teenager will travel to the Bahamas next week to represent Kentucky in the Miss Teen USA competition.

    Jefra Bland, 19, competed last December against 36 other teens from around the state to win the Miss Kentucky Teen USA crown at Murray State University.

    Bland, the daughter of Jeff and Vicki Bland of Campbellsville, attends the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

    For more on this story and others, see Monday's print edition.