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Today's News

  • Lady Tiger basketball seeks return to Jackson

    Ginger Colvin, in her second season as Campbellsville University head coach, hopes to return the Lady Tigers to the NAIA National Tournament in 2009.

    After completing her first season as head coach, Colvin believes her team was close to a return to the NAIA National Tournament last season.

    "We finished 19-13, had five overtime losses and at times had five true freshmen on the floor," recalled the coach about the 2007-2008 season.

  • Arkansas too much for CU hoop Tigers

    The Campbellsville Tigers went toe-to-toe with one of the elite NCAA Division I basketball programs, the Arkansas Razorbacks, on Monday evening in Fayetteville, Ark.

    Playing in front of a crowd at the famous Bud Walton Arena, Campbellsville led 7-3 with 17:54 to play in the first half before the home-standing Razorbacks went on a 30-7 run that would boost them to a 20-point lead midway through the first half en route to a 103-58 win.

  • Local man indicted on rape charge

    A Campbellsville man has been indicted on a charge of raping an 8-year-old child.

    William Michael Davis, 26, of 151 Smith Ridge Road, Lot #18, was indicted on a charge of first-degree rape last Friday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    According to the indictment, Davis had sexual intercourse with a female incapable of consent because she was younger than 12.

  • Cards rooting for Eagles on gridiron

    It’s probably going to be tough, but Taylor County High School fans, parents and players will be borrowing Purple and Gold shakers for at least the next two Friday nights.

    The Cardinals need Campbellsville to defeat McCreary Central and Glasgow to have any shot at the No. 1 seed in the play-offs, which begin on Nov. 14.

  • CU organ series continues Nov. 11

    Clif Cason, director of music ministry at Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church in Lexington, will be the Tuesday Noontime Organ Series performer at Campbellsville University on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Ransdell Chapel.

    Cason, who has served at Maxwell Street Presbyterian for more than 20 years, will play a program that will be about 30 minutes in length beginning at 12:05 p.m. and ending at 12:35 p.m.

  • One injured in three-car collision

    A Louisville woman was injured Sunday night when three vehicles collided on South Columbia Avenue.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Heather R. Nunley, 27, a passenger in a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Robert M. Smith, 28, of Campbellsville, was injured when Smith attempted to make a left turn from South Columbia Avenue to Martin Luther King Boulevard and pulled into the path of a 1998 Toyota pickup driven by Daniel W. Harvey of Glasgow.

  • Public Record for Nov. 13

    Traffic

    Charles A. Harper III, 18, of Randolph Good Luck Road in Edmonton, vehicle a nuisance, noisy, etc., $193; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

    Bruce A. Harrison, 51, of Winchester Road in Lexington, driving on suspended/revoked operator's license, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Proudly they served

    Several braved the chilly wind Sunday to pay tribute to Taylor County veterans during the annual Veterans Day ceremony in downtown Campbellsville.

    Bill Perkins served as master of ceremony. Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers and newly-elected State Rep. Bam Carney spoke to the crowd as did past ceremony organizer Bob Rotschi.

  • Late Campbellsville U. rally falls short

    Campbellsville University mounted a furious comeback in the second half at Georgetown on Saturday before falling just short 51-45 in a matchup of Mid-South Conference East Division football rivals.

    CU scored on the opening possession of the game on a 12-play, 66-yard drive, capped off by Greg Fountain's two-yard touchdown run. David Hon tacked on the PAT kick, and Campbellsville led 7-0 with 9:41 to play in the first period.

  • Campbellsville manhandles McCreary 41-8

    Campbellsville High School stopped its three-game losing streak by easily handling visiting McCreary Central 41-8 on Friday night.

    The Eagles used the trio of Thomas Downs, Michael McCubbin and Zach Altman to rush for six touchdowns and a 41-0 half-time cushion.

    Downs started the onslaught with a 16-yard run and then tallied another two-yard score in the first quarter.

    McCubbin tallied from 16 yards out to start the second frame while Altman went in from eight yards before bursting in from one.