Today's News

  • Forrest Kids Corner

    Aiden Timothy Forrest, born Oct. 29, is the son of Matthew and Lindsay Forrest of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Preston and Linda Forrest of Campbellsville and Mitchell and Pamela Janes of Greensburg. Great-grandparents are Bertha Forrest and Delmar Foster, both of Campbellsville, and Bill and Bessie Janes of Greensburg.

  • KCS hosts pastor appreciation

    Kentucky Christian School recently celebrated Pastor Appreciation Day. More than 30 pastors were in attendance. Pictured are Jason Fox, associate pastor at Living Grace Church; Larken Floyd, third grade student; and Phillip Kelley, senior pastor at Living Grace Church.

  • Carpenter competes in Christmas Dolls pageant

    Megan LeAnn Carpenter competed in the Christmas Dolls, USA Pageant in Richmond on Dec. 6.

    Carpenter won several categories including novice supreme, most beautiful, best dressed, prettiest hair and most photogenic.

    A sophomore at Green County High School, she is the 15-year-old daughter of Bryan and Janet Purvis of Green County and Tim Carpenter of Danville. Her grandparents are Gerald and Marjorie Purvis of Green County.


  • Wood-Lawson

    Jessica Wood of Campbellsville and Jeremy Lawson of Louisville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 19.

    Wood is the daughter of George and Sharon Wood of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Rosa and Barbee Skaggs and Ethel Wood, all of Campbellsville.

    She is employed at Traditional Bank in Lexington.

    Lawson is the son of Garry and Denise Lawson of Louisville. His grandparents are Lonnie and Imogene Lawson and Marion and Mary Catherine Hawkins, all of Louisville.

  • Venters interview to air on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    Kentucky State Supreme Court Justice Daniel J. Venters, left, was a recent guest 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 Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.


  • Early Days


    Dec. 16, 1999

    Merion Haskins has been awarded the Lyman T. Johnson Outstanding African American Alumni Award by the University of Kentucky.

    Mary Frances "Frankie" Cox, 60, of South Columbia Avenue, Campbellsville, died Friday, Dec. 10, 1999, in Campbellsville.

    Chelsea Rena Duplantis celebrated her fourth birthday with friends Tuesday, Dec. 14 at Kiddieland Day Care.

    Frost-Arnett celebrated its grand opening Dec. 1 in its Elmhurst Plaza location.


    Dec. 14, 1989

  • Scouts host food drive

    Scouts from Troop 145 and Pack 777 participated in the annual Scouting For Food Program on Nov. 14 and Nov. 21. About 900 food items were collected and donated to the Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.


  • Cheatham-Sprowles

    Mark and Lisa Cheatham of Campbellsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Cheatham, to Jonathan Hunter Sprowles, the son of Mike and Annette Sprowles of Campbellsville.

    Cheatham is the granddaughter of Charles Tucker, Evelyn Cheatham and the late Betty Tucker and Davis Cheatham.

    She is a graduate of Taylor County High School and attended Western Kentucky University. Cheatham is employed at the Fruit of the Loom Corporate Office in Bowling Green.

    Sprowles is the grandson of Jean Greene and the late Tommy Greene and Rose Sprowles.

  • Smith celebrates 85th birthday

    Frank Page Smith celebrated his 85th birthday on Nov. 21 with a party in Naples, Fla. Smith was presented with a money tree from his friends and family in Campbellsville and Florida. It had 85 $1 bills on it.

  • Carney speaks to retired teachers

    State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, left, spoke to Taylor County Retired Teachers Association members at their November meeting. He is pictured with Janella Huddleston, president of the retired teachers, and Jimmy Higdon, newly elected 14th District Senator.