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Today's News

  • Campbellsville Woman's Club hosts art exhibit

    Campbellsville Woman's Club hosted its monthly meeting on Jan. 26 at First United Methodist Church on Main Street.

    Club president Roberta Moore introduced the program, which was on fine arts. Sixty-six students from the two local high school arts departments displayed their works to be judged by club members. Teachers, parents and students were all invited as guests.

    Ann Hodge, chair of fine arts, and her committee served refreshments.

  • Appeal filed in alcohol petition case

    An appeal has been filed contesting a judge's decision to uphold the results of last May's local option election, which allowed some Campbellsville restaurants to serve alcohol.

    Last May, the majority of Campbellsville's voters approved a ballot measure allowing restaurants in Campbellsville - that seat at least 50 people and derive at least 70 percent of their revenue from food sales - to serve alcohol by the drink. However, alcohol can only be served in conjunction with a meal.

  • Lady Eagles eliminated by Lady Indians

    Adair County jumped on Campbellsville's Lady Eagles early with a 10-0 lead and posted a 62-39 20th District Tournament triumph on Monday night on the Lady Indians' home court.

    CHS did cut its deficit to seven (11-4) in the first frame on two Amber Gamboa free throws and was behind by eight (22-14) on a Danielle Morris three-pointer and a Gamboa lay-up.

    However, Adair County used a 14-0 second-half run to increase a double-digit lead further out to 27 (53-26) on Whitney Rodgers' bucket.

  • Cumberlands collects two from CU teams

    The University of the Cumberlands took a Mid-South Conference doubleheader from visiting Campbellsville University on Thursday night.

    The Lady Tigers (24-5 overall and 9-2 in the MSC) shot only 40 percent (24-60) and committed 20 turnovers in their 70-64 setback.

    Courtney Danis had 24 points for CU and Whitney Ballinger 16 points and 11 rebounds.

  • Learning a new language

    With her teacher sitting beside her, 7-year-old Karen Ramos-Diaz reads aloud from a book. She reads with a great deal of confidence, only struggling with a couple of words. Surprising, considering that a few years ago, Karen spoke little English at all.

    Karen is among the 32 limited English proficient students at local public schools. Between both schools, the students with limited English proficiency students speak Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Vietnamese and Arabic.

  • Ladies Night Out event is Feb. 26

    This year's Ladies Night Out event, sponsored by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce and Campbellsville University's School of Business and Economics, will be Thursday, Feb. 26 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

    The theme is musicals.

    Tables of eight are $15 per person and those participating are asked to decorate their tables according to a musical.

  • CU to host illusionist at convo

    Campbellsville University will host David Garrard, an illusionist who is minister to children at St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville, for chapel Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel. The public is invited to attend this event.

    Garrard is in his 32nd year as minister to children at St. Matthews Baptist Church. He has served as an illusionist for 40 years, after having become interested in the business when he was 12 years old.

  • Lady Knights send Lady Cards home

    Marion County scored the first 22 points in the 20th District Tournament on Tuesday night and rolled to a 71-36 victory over Taylor County in John Burr Memorial Gymnasium at Adair County High School.

    Brooke Roberts started the Lady Knight onslaught with three first-quarter three-pointers and the Lady Cardinals did not remove the zero from the scoreboard until Marsha Kessler hit a pair of charity tosses with 7:07 left in the second quarter.

    Taylor County's first hoop came on Mercedes Cox's three-pointer with 3:32 before the half.

  • Bertram entertains at Good Hope

    Barry Bertram entertained at Good Hope Baptist Church's Valentine banquet on Saturday, Feb. 14. He sang love songs and closed with a devotional time. He is pictured with his wife, Margaret.

  • County receives $15,500 offer for PRIDE cleanup

    Taylor County and Campbellsville could receive up to $15,500 from PRIDE if residents participate in PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month.

    The funds would be used to pay for roadside cleanups and beautification projects.