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Today's News

  • Wright celebrates 11th birthday

    Haley Wright celebrated her 11th birthday on June 13. Those attending were Brianna Armor, Gabby Pyles, Savannah DeLaGarza, Lydia Cave, Bradyn Wright, Morgan Bryant, Brittany Speer, Nikki Wright, Sabrina Wright, Trent Jones, Matthew Speer, Mason Wright, Ty Jones, Courtney Wright, Hayley Moss, Jordyn Southern, Kensi Moore, Shelby Carney, Cheyenne Moran, Olivia Burton, Megan Hedgespeth, Hannah Feather, MaKayla Sabo, Mary Jo Edrington, Kelsey Lahiff and Taylor Smoot.

  • Bluegrass gospel singing is Saturday

    White Oak Community Church will host the Living Waters third annual bluegrass gospel singing on Saturday.

    The line-up of singers is:

    Noon to 1 p.m., The Irvin Family; 1 to 2 p.m., New Beginning; 2 to 3 p.m., The Robertson Family; 3 to 4 p.m., The Roy Family; 4 to 5 p.m., Bluegrass Pioneers; 5 to 6 p.m., Only By Grace; and 6 to 7 p.m., Living Waters.

    The church is located off KY 80, between Russell and Adair counties. Signs will be posted.

    Guests should bring a lawn chair and a covered dish.

    For more information, call (270) 384-5574.

  • Takin' it slow and steady

    While some states like California enjoyed double-digit returns on property sales for the past 13 years, these states are now experiencing double-digit losses in the housing market.

    Campbellsville and Taylor County, however, played the tortoise to California's hare, registering modest but steady gains that are now leveling off, according to local real estate officials.

  • Grace Notes - OK, let's all stop!

    The other morning my friend and co-worker Cristy and I devised a solution for all the major problems of the universe.

    Everybody stop.

    Just stop. Take a breath. Step back. Chill out.

    Politicians, stop politicking. Forget about focus groups and pork spending and back room deals and war room strategies. Democrats aren't evil and neither are Republicans, so stop treating people with whom you disagree as enemies. We're all Americans, so stop!

  • Man could get two years for crime

    A Campbellsville man accused of raping and sodomizing a 13-year-old girl has violated the terms of his diversion and could spend two years in prison.

    David Michael Lowe, 20, of 401 Lula Ave. appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram on Tuesday, July 8.

    In May 2006, Lowe pleaded guilty to 12 counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. He originally faced 12 counts of second-degree rape. Eight counts of second-degree sodomy were dismissed as part of his plea agreement.

  • Workforce Development Cabinet secretary visits CU

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Kentucky's Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary, Helen W. Mountjoy, discussed opportunities and challenges with leaders of area education and industry at a luncheon at Campbellsville University recently.

    Afterward, she shared information in an interview to be aired on TV-4 with John Chowning, CU vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.

  • Dairy Queen supports Girl Scouts

    This summer, Dairy Queen is giving new meaning to the term "going green."

    From July 7-13, the Campbellsville Dairy Queen and other locations will salute the 3.6 million Girl Scouts in the U.S. for their community service and display of leadership during Girl Scout Appreciation Week, which is being hosted by Dairy Queen locations nationwide.

    As part of the festivities, Dairy Queen is teaming up with Girl Scouts to unveil a new summer treat - the Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie Blizzard, the result of a licensing agreement between Dairy Queen and Girl Scouts of the USA.

  • Summersville Fun Days events this weekend

    Summersville Fun Days will take place on Saturday, July 19 in Summersville.

    An all-day gospel singing is planned and Tim Farmer, host of Kentucky Afield, will be the grand marshal of the parade.

    The event will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. Attendees should bring their own lawn chairs. Food and other activities will be available.

    For more information, call (270) 405-6534.

  • H.O.P.E. Gala is Oct. 18

    In case you thought you'd missed it - you're in luck. The H.O.P.E. Gala will be returning on Saturday, Oct. 18 as "An Evening in Italy."

    The community-based Taylor Regional Hospital fundraising event has been a huge success each year, raising about $100,000 for the pediatric expansion at TRH in 2005 and $50,000 for the hospitality van service in 2006.

  • Wright-Wooldridge

    Misty Dawn Wright and Richard Allen Wooldridge Jr., both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 26.

    Wright is the daughter of Matt and Tammy Wright of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Tony and Mary Stubbs of Campbellsville and the late Buck Wright and Bobbie Wright.

    She is a nursing student at Western Kentucky University.

    Wooldridge is the son of Richard and Carolyn Wooldridge of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Charles and Nancy Moore of Lebanon and the late Jim and Joyce Wooldridge.