Today's News

  • Tigers get 11th win over Shawnee State

    Campbellsville University rang up its 11th win Friday night in Warsaw, Ky. by defeating Shawnee State 75-68.

    It was the second time in three weeks that the Tigers (11-3) got the better of Shawnee State (4-8), having defeated them 62-58 in Portsmouth, Ohio on Nov.  24.

    Tigers’ Coach Keith Adkins thinks Shawnee State may be just a few pieces away from competing when they join the Mid-South Conference next season.

    “They’re just young,” said Adkins. “They play mostly freshmen and sophomores.”

  • TC falls in first round

    Taylor County lost its opening game, but bounced back to upend Ballard Memorial 58-45 on Tuesday in the T.J. Samson Holiday Classic at Barren County High School.

    The Cardinals saw a 13-point lead shrink to four in the first half before Cody VanMeter’s three-point play enabled TCHS to move the lead back out.

    In the third frame, the Bombers again moved within four, but a Lloyd Stotts’ trey and VanMeter’s lane jumper spearheaded Taylor County’s double-digit win.

  • CU to offer classes for children

    Campbellsville University's Technology Training Center is offering community education courses for children.

    - A "My American Girl, My Mom and Me Christmas Lunch, Crafts and Fun" class will be Monday, Dec. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost for each mother and daughter is $40. Each additional daughter will cost $15. The registration deadline will be Friday, Dec. 18.

    To register, or for more information, call 789-5400 or visit www.cuttc.com.

  • World Equestrian Games 2010 seeks performing artists

    The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting applications from Kentucky performing artists from every tourism region in the state to perform on the Kentucky Experience Pavilion Performance Stage during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, which will be at the Kentucky Horse Park from Sept. 25 through Oct. 10, 2010.

    The games are expected to draw audiences from around the world and the Kentucky Experience Pavilion is the hospitality center for the event, which expects to host more than 60,000 visitors.

  • CU student interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Campbellsville University students, from left, Josh Hardesty of Wing Avenue Baptist in Owensboro, Logan Hazelwood of Kirkwood Baptist Church in Salvisa, Ky., Micah Spicer of Wingo Baptist Church in Wingo, Ky., and Willis Deitz of Campbellsville, youth minister at Muldraugh Baptist Church in Lebanon, were recently interviewed by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, on Campbellsville University's "Dialogue on Public Issues."

  • CU grad student to be on WHAS

    Matt Hodge, a Campbellsville University graduate student in music, will be showcasing his song, "What is Christmas?" on Tuesday, Dec. 22 on WHAS-TV, Channel 11, at noon.

    Hodge will discuss the song and the reason for dedicating it to the troops along with Dr. Frieda Gebert, associate professor of music at CU, whose idea the song was.

    Hodge said he and Gebert are "really excited" about appearing on Rachel Platt's broadcast to discuss "Carol for the Troops."

  • CU to host 'The Leadership Secrets of Santa Claus'

    Campbellsville University will offer a workshop titled "The Leadership Secrets of Santa Claus" on Friday, Dec. 18 from 9 to 10 a.m. at the CU Brockman Center, 813 Old Elizabethtown Road in Hodgenville.

    The workshop will help participants learn how to "get big things done in your 'workshop' all year long," according to Carol Sullivan, director of the Campbellsville University Technology Training Center, who is hosting the workshop.

    Sullivan said the workshop will teach "effective leadership to all, and to all a good year."

  • Cheatham, Walters interview to air on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    Dr. Frank Cheatham, left, vice president for academic affairs, and Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services, center, were guests recently on Campbellsville University's "Dialogue on Public Issues" hosted by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.

    The show will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 1 p.m.


  • Magistrates approve budget amendment

    Magistrates had a special meeting Thursday morning to discuss several budget amendments and transfers.

    Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney presented magistrates with an amended 2009 budget, which he said includes $30,000 to $40,000 more in excess fees than the County originally budgeted. Carney said some line items are different than originally budgeted, such as the salary, license transfer and usage fee amounts.

    An amount that has increased, Carney said, is the cost to offer credit card payments for customers. He said the cost is now about $5,000 each year.

  • GCU donates to detention center

    Greater Campbellsville United donated 200 pairs of socks to the Taylor County Detention Center on Thursday as part of a community outreach program.