Today's News

  • 'No matter what you wish for, you can achieve it'

    The castle on Versailles Road in Lexington has always been a landmark for 12-year-old Jay Gaines.

    Born without a right arm and later undergoing two amputations as a result of birth defects, Gaines and his family made many trips from their Campbellsville home to Lexington while he was growing up.

    According to his mother, Michelle Gaines, the castle meant they were almost there.

    "As he got older, he knew when he got to the castle he was almost to the doctor," she said.

  • Trammell named operations manager at Atmos

    Larry Trammell recently became Atmos Energy's operation manager of the Shelbyville, Danville and Campbellsville service area.

    Trammell will be responsible for all community and customers efforts in the surrounding 14-county area.

    He began his career with Atmos in Olathe, Kan. in 1988. Since then, Trammell has served in various construction and supervisory positions, with his latest as operation supervisor in Columbus, Ga.

  • Early Days


    Sept. 9, 1999

    Brian Newton died Friday, Sept. 3, 1999, at the age of 43.

    For the fifth year in a row, Campbellsville University has been named as one of America's Best Colleges, by U.S.News & World Report, a national magazine with more than 2 million circulation.

    James C. Claypool will speak at the Hiestand House Museum this Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.

  • Judd, Graves join Davina's

    Amanda Judd and Conleigh Graves have joined the staff at Davina's Plaza Salon, located at 116 Central Plaza in Campbellsville.

    Judd and Graves specialize in trendy cuts and color for the entire family.

    Davina's hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Clark wins pedal car

    Ancil Reynolds Used Cars recently gave away 1955 Chevy pedal cars. Steven Reynolds presents winner April Clark with the turquoise and white 1955 Chevy pedal car.

  • CU convo features Somerset pastor

    Dr. John Mark Toby, president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and pastor of Beacon Hill Baptist Church in Somerset, is scheduled to speak at Campbellsville University's chapel service, Wednesday, Sept. 9.

    Chapel service will be at 10 a.m. in the Ransdell Chapel on Campbellsville University's campus.

    Toby also serves on Campbellsville University's church relations council.

    He has served as pastor at Beacon Hill Baptist Church since October 1999, and as chaplain/lieutenant colonel for the Kentucky Army National Guard since 1983.

  • Precept study begins Sept. 24

    What does the Kingdom of God look like here on earth? What are the laws and behaviors the King expects of his people? Can Christians really live up to the expectations Jesus describes for the disciples in the gospel of Matthew?

    Find the answers to these questions and much more by attending the eight-week Precept Upon Precept course titled "Matthew Part 1: The King and the Kingdom of Heaven."

  • From the Heart in concert Sept. 20

    From the Heart will present a concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20 at Campbellsville Christian Church. From the Heart has presented concerts in area churches since 1989 and has produced a number of recordings. Members are Linda Mings, Krisinda Jeffries, Darlene Netherland, Gail Godsey and Debbie Lawson.  There is no admission fee. Donations will be accepted.

  • H&R Block to educate potential tax professionals

    Due to an increasing need for qualified tax professionals, H&R Block plans to hire for the 2009 tax season and will offer an introductory income tax course.

    The course begins Sept. 24 and ends in mid-December. It will include 69 hours of instruction and generally meets for three hours twice a week. Multiple classes are offered, and course schedules are flexible so it is possible to take the course without sacrificing existing work or school schedules.

  • Lowell Avenue to host Omega Force

    Lowell Avenue Baptist Church will host Omega Force on Sunday, Sept. 20.

    The outdoor event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., will feature amazing feats of strength as well as God's word.

    Guests should bring lawn chairs. In case of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled.

    For more information, call youth leader Boo Cowherd at 789-1169.