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Today's News

  • Conway Freight supports Red Ribbon Week

    As a culminating activity to Red Ribbon Week, students from local school systems were selected to tour a Conway Freight truck, honk the horn and receive both a Red Ribbon bracelet and coloring sheet compliments of Conway Freight.

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition made the arrangements and asked students what Red Ribbon Week meant to them.

     

  • Minor honored with bridal shower

    Emily Minor was honored with a bridal shower on Oct. 25 at the home of her parents, Bobby and Diane Minor. Pictured are, from left, Pam Tungate, hostess; Betty Tungate, grandmother and hostess; Rhonda Tungate, hostess; Emily; Elizabeth Sneed and Candace Tungate, hostesses. Minor will marry Derrick Keltner at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Campbellsville Christian Church.

  • Corn hole tournament set for Dec. 13

    Audience 1 Sports will host a corn hole tournament on Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Campbellsville Community Center in Veterans Memorial Park.

    Payout will be based on the number of teams in the tournament.

    Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the tournament starting at 10. Single entries cost $15 each and doubles are $30 per team.

    For more information, contact Jason England at 403-3373 or e-mail audience1sports@yahoo.com.

     

  • Time to sign up for Part D

    From now until Dec. 31, Medicare Part D is offering an "open-enrollment" period, meaning that seniors can change their prescription drug coverage to pick a new plan that better meets their needs.

    Seniors should jump at this once-a-year opportunity. Instead of being forced into a one-size-fits-all plan run by the government, Part D participants can choose among a variety of private insurance plans, custom tailoring their coverage to their particular drug needs.

  • Lady Tigers convert down stretch for 88-84 home win

    Courtney Danis hit four free throws in the last 15 seconds to seal an 88-84 Campbellsville University Lady Tiger (1-1) victory over Robert Morris (0-1) on Friday night in the Powell Athletic Center.

    Danis led all scorers with 21 points but got good support as three other Lady Tigers scored in double figures.

    The free throws weren't Danis' only heroics as she drained a three-pointer at the intermission buzzer that gave Campbellsville a 44-41 lead.

  • Let's philosophize

    I recently purchased my latest car; a loaded Saab 95, complete with 7-speaker stereo system, heated and cooled seats, multi-function sunroof and a plethora of other amenities, some of which I have yet to figure out how to operate. It is a luxury car that gets 32 miles per gallon on the highway, and it could easily be the most comfortable car I've ever owned. 

  • Public record for Nov. 20

    Traffic

    Henry L. Goff, 64, of New Columbia Road in Campbellsville, following another vehicle too closely, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    Jake C. Gordon, 31, of Liberty Road in Bradfordsville, speeding, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    Michael Gribbin, 29, of Liberty Road in Campbellsville, failure to wear seat belts, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed without prejudice.

  • Property transfers for Nov. 20

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Howard Keith and Teresa May Summers of Hodgenville Road in Campbellsville to Kenneth E. Sexton of Campbellsville, a tract of land on the northeast side of Campbellsville-Hodgenville Road, 6.56 acres, $106,700.

    Nationstar Mortgage LLC, assignee of Centex Home Equity Co. LLC of Lewisville, Texas to Melissa M. Mardis of Martin Road in Campbellsville, Lots 10, 11, 12, 28, 29 and 30 of the Massie Addition, $43,000.

  • Tigers triumph in roundball opener

    If there were any questions surrounding the comeback of Zach Allender after missing last season following knee surgery, the 6-7 senior started answering them on Saturday by posting a double-double as Campbellsville University bested Mid-Continent 78-74 at the Lindsey Wilson College Classic in Columbia.

    Allender had a game-high 22 points and hauled down 10 rebounds to lead the Tigers to the season-opening win in a game that stayed close throughout.

  • Fire Department gets grant for new truck

    Campbellsville Fire Department has received a $731,975 grant for a new fire truck.

    The grant, part of the federal 2008 Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, is among $2.5 million awarded to fire departments across the state.

    Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson said the grant will be used to pay for a custom-built aerial platform truck and equipment.