Today's News

  • Program helps older people find work

    These days, finding work is hard enough. Being over the age of 55 can only add to the difficulty.

    Henry Goff lost his job as a security guard at Amazon.com in February when a new policy prevented anyone with family working at Amazon to work security.

    Goff began drawing unemployment, but that wasn't really an option for him.

    "I don't like to sit around and do nothing," he said.

    But finding a job wasn't easy.

    "When you get to a certain age, it's hard to find work anywhere," he said.

    But his luck was about to change.

  • Two injured in Saloma Road crash

    Two people were injured Wednesday in a two-car crash on Saloma Road.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Dawn R. Abell, 40, of 2419 Union Church Road in Columbia was preparing to turn her 1995 Jeep left onto Pitman Road from Saloma Road at 1:10 p.m.

    The report states that Paul A. Johnson, 70, of 3452 Saloma Road in Campbellsville was driving a 1988 Oldsmobile south on Saloma Road when Abell turned her vehicle into his path.

    The two collided at the intersection of Pitman and Saloma roads.

  • No. 9-rated Lady Tigers whip Olivet Nazarene and Midway

    Campbellsville University’s women’s basketball team whipped up a 99-52 win at Midway College on Monday night, and the ninth-ranked Lady Tigers’ 15-1 start to the season is the best in program history.

    Whitney Ballinger (26 points) was joined in double figures by Courtney Danis (17) and Melly Heaton (12). Shabree Hunter came off the bench and grabbed four rebounds in seven minutes.

  • Surgeon brings new weight-loss options to central Kentucky

    If you've struggled with obesity for years, you may have given up hope of living without limitations. Maybe it's been too difficult to take a walk with a friend. Maybe it's been hard to get down on the floor with your grandchildren.

    Thanks to the new Flaget Center for Weight Loss Surgery, you don't have to live a limited life. Bariatric (weight loss) surgery has helped thousands of people lose weight and get back to leading healthy and active lifestyles.

  • Eagles hurdle over Hart for 12th win in 14 outings

    Although leading scorer Bryton Taylor played, despite being under the weather and not scoring, Campbellsville had little trouble in disposing of Hart County 65-43 on Tuesday night in Munfordville.

    The Eagles led by as many as 30 (61-31) and were paced by seniors Thomas Downs and Aaron Schwoebel and juniors Matthew Davis and Jordan Percell. Downs had 15 points and nine rebounds while Schwoebel had 12 points and eight boards. Davis totaled 14 points while Percell had 11 points and seven caroms.

  • Curtsinger crowned 2009 Mister Kentucky Festival State Beauty Supreme

    Colton Curtsinger, 17 months, was crowned the 2009 Mister Kentucky Festival State Beauty Supreme on Nov. 14 in Lexington. He represented the Summersville Shining Stars Pageant and received the fourth highest score of boy contestants up to 7 years. In addition to being crowned Beauty Supreme, Curtsinger was awarded the Most Photogenic, Prettiest Eyes and Rising Star awards. He brought home a crown, custom banner, 4-foot trophy, scepter, gifts and a $50 savings bond. He is the son of Aaron and Jackie Curtsinger of Campbellsville.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Thursday, Jan. 14

    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — St. Augustine at Campbellsville (6:00) and Taylor County at Hart County (6:00).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (8:00).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (6:00).

    Friday, Jan. 15

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Marion County (6:30) and Taylor County at North Hardin (7:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Marion County (8:00).

  • Cards' rally comes up short at Green

    The Taylor County boys led 11-10 on Lucas Bradshaw’s free-throw jumper early in the second period, but Green County reeled off four straight baskets and never trailed in posting the 57-50 triumph.

    Despite not making a three-pointer, Green County did manage to hit 13 free throws, compared to four for the Cardinals.

    John Stone led Green County with 13 points while Skyler Shively had 12.

    Tyler Moss (14), Tevin Webster (13) and Lloyd Stotts (nine) paced Taylor County, which slipped to 8-7 overall.

  • Lady Dragons pull away from Lady Cards in second half

    Green County’s girls’ squad broke away for a 20-20 half-time deadlock with a 16-9 third quarter behind Rachel Marr’s 11-points en route to a 59-56 victory over visiting Taylor County on Tuesday.

    Marr added nine more in the final period and Kelsea Mitchell had seven as the Lady Dragons held off a Lady Cardinal rally.

    Marr finished with 25 points while Mitchell added 11 and Brooke Estes nine.

    Elizabeth Thomas paced Taylor County with 13 points while Mercedes Cox totaled 12 and Hope Wigginton 10.

  • Gaddco Inc. receives 2009 Best of Campbellsville Award

    Creations Sportswear, a division of The GADDCO Group, has been selected for the 2009 Best of Campbellsville Award in the Screen Printing category by the U.S. Commerce Association.

    The USCA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.