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Today's News

  • CU youth ministry conference discusses ways to engage youth in churches

    "Youth in churches actually want more from their youth ministry experience," said the Rev. Joe Ball, who works with the Youth Ministry and Sunday School Department at the Kentucky Baptist Convention, as he talked at Campbellsville University's Youth Ministry Conference on Nov. 15 in Ransdell Chapel.

    Forty-two youth ministers and others interested in the field from Kentucky and Indiana attended the session.

  • Friendship Baptist plans holiday events

    Friendship Baptist Church has several upcoming events planned. The church is located at 5411 Bengal Road in Campbellsville.

    On Sunday, Dec. 7, the Oneida Baptist Institute Choir will be leading worship during the 11 a.m. service.

    The Oneida choir travels the state and is in great demand. The community is invited to come and enjoy this special event.

    Friendship Baptist Church will also host its annual "Kids Christmas Celebration" on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 2 to 3 p.m.

  • Milby-Bloyd

    Brooke Milby and Adam Bloyd exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    The bride is the daughter of Timmy and Susan Milby of Summersville and Jamie and Millie Pippin of Greensburg. Her grandparents are Linda Hodges of Gabe and the late Harry Lewis Hodges.

    The groom is the son of Eddie and Sharon Bloyd of Greensburg. His grandparents are Tutor and Aileen Benningfield of Campbellsville.

    A reception will take place at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Summersville Elementary School.

  • Council OKs carbon project

    The City may soon get paid for helping the environment.

    During its regular meeting Monday night, Campbellsville City Council members approved a proposal from Environmental Credit Corp., a New York-based company that wants to burn methane produced at the City's landfill, reducing harmful emissions into the environment.

  • Benefit planned for Dec. 6

    A benefit with food and an auction has been planned for Mitchell Bright on Saturday, Dec. 6.

    Proceeds will go toward Bright's medical bills for treatment of a rare brain tumor.

    Food will be served at 5 p.m. and the auction will begin at 6 p.m. at the Community Center.

    Chili, vegetable soup, potato soup, hot dogs, chips, beans, cornbread, desserts and drinks will be available.

    Donations will be accepted.

    For more information, call 465-2786, 465-4916, (270) 699-5745, 403-5508, 403-5524, 465-6413 or (270) 692-3339.

     

  • Congressman will place official papers at Campbellsville University

    U.S. Rep. Ron Lewis will be at Campbellsville University tomorrow at 1:30 to announce that he will be placing his official congressional papers at CU.

    Having Lewis' congressional papers at CU means that the official records of his tenure in the U.S. House of Representatives will be permanently retained as a collection at Campbellsville University and made available for future review and research.

    The papers of such long-serving officials is a valued addition to a university library and archives.

  • Dudgeon-Cook

    Kimberly Hope Dudgeon and Adrian Shawn Cook, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 6.

    Dudgeon is the daughter of Mike Dudgeon and Betsy Dudgeon, both of Campbellsville.

    Cook is the son of Jim and Anita Bowman of Hustonville.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Campbellsville. A reception will follow in the church's fellowship hall.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.

     

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    If you're looking for decorating ideas this holiday season, or simply wish to spend a Sunday afternoon socializing, the Campbellsville Woman's Club's annual Christmas Home Tour is the place to be this Sunday.

    This year's tour will feature nine Taylor County homes. For $8, an individual can tour all nine homes. Tickets can be purchased at any of the participating homes.

    The money raised from this annual event goes to support civic projects of the Campbellsville Woman's Club, including two scholarships to local high school seniors each year.

  • Councilman gets Santa's Helper award this year

    City Councilman Doug Mullins has received this year's Santa's Helper award for his service to the Campbellsville community.

    The Campbellsville Kiwanis Club presents the award each year at Miller Park just before the Thanksgiving holiday. The ceremony coincides with the lighting of Christmas lights at the park. This year's light display extends through the entire length of the park.

    According to Kiwanis member Doug Tucker, the award is given to an individual who has contributed to the community in some way, either by volunteering or benefiting a large number of people.

  • New Opportunity School for Women to offer classes

    Are you a woman in transition? Would you like to know your personal strengths and aspirations? Does an opportunity to build your self-esteem and confidence appeal to you?

    Would you like to be an example and inspiration to your family and community? Are you capable of becoming self-sufficient? Would you like to have a permanent support system? Did you know there is a program, available at no cost, to make these dreams a reality?