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Today's News

  • Two more arrested in crime ring case

    Two more defendants have been arrested in a case involving 19 people accused of operating a crime ring to sell drugs in Taylor and surrounding counties.

    According to a press release from the Campbellsville Police Department, the indictments came after an 18-month investigation.

    Wendell Reynolds Jr., 26, and Bobbi Reynolds aka Bobbie Rutledge, 36, both of 2176 Coakley Road in Greensburg, are two of the 19 defendants accused of operating a criminal syndicate beginning June 27, 2007, and continuing through Jan. 7, 2009, in Taylor and surrounding counties and other states.

  • What's the word, teens?

    We're going to find out why so many teenagers are reading the Twilight saga.

    At Sunday's meeting of the CKNJ Bookmarks reading group, we discussed our last book choice, a set of two novellas, "Dinner With a Perfect Stranger" and "A Day With a Perfect Stranger." The books were an easy read, first-person accounts of two young skeptics who encounter Jesus, and his answers to their most challenging and most personal life questions.

    Some of us liked the books, and others didn't.

  • Breaking up is hard to do

    "9-1-1 ... Where is your emergency?"

    "My husband is having a heart attack, please send an ambulance immediately."

    "Oh, I'm sorry, apparently you live outside the City limits. We can't help you."

    Are the City and County in a mess, or what? And the worse part of all is that we can't say we weren't warned.

  • Got blog?

    Truly, when God created the 24-hour day he did not factor in blogging.

    There's got to be trillions of people who detail their every thought, word and deed and breakfast item (complete with photos) on their blog ("Web log," an online diary of sorts).

  • CU to host encore 'Prodigal' performance

    An encore of Matt Hodge's musical "Prodigal" will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23 in Campbellsville University's Theater in the Alumni Building.

    The theater is located in the Alumni Building on the main campus - the second building when entering the main entrance to the campus.

    For reservations contact the theater office at 789-5266. Tickets are $3 for general public.

    Hodge, a CU graduate, is pursuing a master of arts in music at CU.

  • 30-Hour Famine is this weekend

    About 85 local students will go without food and sleep in a cardboard box this weekend.

    According to Dave Collie, youth minister at Campbellsville Baptist Church, 26,000 children die all over the world every day from hunger-related issues.

    "That is 300 school buses of children every day."

    The 30-Hour Famine event will begin Friday at 7 a.m. and continue through noon on Saturday. Churches involved are Campbellsville Baptist, Living Grace and First Church of God.

  • No. 10 Campbellsville U. knocks off No. 5 Union College in baseball

    Campbellsville University downed Union (Ky.) College 12-6 on Wednesday in a battle of Top 10 nationally-rated baseball teams.

    Senior Marc Wilson, who entered the game with a perfect 7-0 pitching record, held the Bulldogs scoreless until the third when Union put up five runs to take a 5-1 lead.

    In the bottom of the fifth, Nick Bertolucci led off with a drag bunt before Tyler Derby and Chris Curley got walks to load the bases.

  • CU to host faculty colloquium

    Dr. Jean Oostens, former adjunct faculty in physics at Campbellsville University, will give a faculty colloquium Thursday, April 23 at 4 p.m. in Room 15 of the Administration Building.

    The public is invited to the meeting, which is in the main building at CU when you enter through the main entrance.

    Oostens' address is titled "From Nuclear Weapons to Fundamental and Applied Research - Opening the way for University Collaboration at Los Alamos National Laboratory."

  • Williams honored with surprise birthday party

    Lydia Williams was honored with a surprise 60th birthday party on Saturday, April 18, hosted by Frank Kidwell. Family, friends, co-workers and church members attended the all-day affair, which featured plenty of food and fellowship.

  • Langlois presented military honor

    Bob Langlois was recently presented with an award for his faithful service in the military, as a parent and family man and as a servant to his community and county. Langlois is pictured with his three sons, from left: Petty Officer Joel Langlois, U.S. Navy Reserves; Lt. Colonel designate Jonathan Langlois, U.S. Marine Corp.; Bob Langlois, U.S. Air Force retired; and Lt. Commander Paul Langlois, U.S. Navy. Langlois and his wife Bonnie live in Elk Horn.