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Today's News

  • 'Small Town Billy Graham' to host South Central Kentucky Crusade

    Evangelist Rick Gage, once dubbed "the Small Town Billy Graham" by Associated Press because of his emphasis on outreaches in small communities, will conduct his South Central Kentucky Go Tell Crusade at Taylor County High School football stadium on Sept. 14-17, beginning at 7 each night.

    A pre-crusade youth rally will take place Saturday, Sept. 13 in the Taylor County High School gym, beginning at 6 p.m.

    Rick Stanley, step-brother of the late Elvis Presley, will speak at the Sept. 13 youth rally and share his testimony at the crusade on Sept. 15.

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recently named Student of the Week for their classroom are, from left, front: Emily Hayden, Kiedlan Boils, Ethan Perkins, Jasmine Mitchell, Deja Charles and Casey Hardin. Middle: Nicholas Smothers, Gabe Burruss, Lathan Cubit, Austin Lane, Zaquan Sheppard and Samuel Bell. Back: Blair Lamb, Tatem Wiseman, Brookelyn Franklin, Breanna Spaulding, Keniayah Barnett, Shauna Jones and Brenna Wethington.

  • St. Thomas Church offers study of the 'Lost Books of the Bible'

    St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located at 116 S. Columbia Ave., will host a discussion of the "Lost Books of the Bible" beginning Wednesday, Sept. 10, and continuing on alternate Wednesdays thereafter for five sessions.

    The Rev. Karl Lusk, pastor, will lead the discussion of the books that were in use by the early Christian church but were not included in the Canon of Scripture we know as the Bible today.

  • Marching Cards set for first contest of the season

    Taylor County High School Marching Cardinals will begin the 2008 season with the Governor's Gold Cup Marching Band Festival on Saturday at Elizabethtown High School.

    The Cardinals will compete at 4:15 p.m. in Class AAA with Hart County and Breckinridge County.

    Other bands competing will be Carroll County in Class AA and Pleasure Ridge Park, Barren County and John Hardin in Class AAAAA.

    The contest features preliminary and final competition with each band performing in the afternoon and the evening.

    It will conclude with awards at 9:45 p.m.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 3, 1998

    Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Bault will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, Sept. 6.

    Mr. and Mrs. Forrest J. Hogue celebrated their 60th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 21 with a family dinner at Lure Lodge.

    Daris Arnold attended the annual Asgrow Seed Co. LLC dealer meeting July 27-29 recently.

    Clarence and Jessie Page Benningfield will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 5.

  • New CU faculty named

    Campbellsville University's new faculty members include, from left, front: Erin Holmes, English as a second language endorsement specialist; Sharon Hundley, associate professor of education and co-coordinator of ECE Program; Amanda Ewing, instructor in business; Shane Garrison, instructor in educational ministries; Dr. Jeff Justice, assistant professor of political science; and Beverly Edwards, assistant professor of math and computer information systems. Back: Don Cheatham, instructor in education and computer information systems; Dr.

  • Neal-Robinson

    Mr. and Mrs. Brent Robinson of Elizabethtown announce the engagement of their son, Chad Michael Robinson, to Lyndsey Kara Neal, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Micheal Neal of Danville.

    Neal is a 2001 graduate of Boyle County High School and a 2006 graduate of Campbellsville University, and earned a master's in education in 2007 from the University of Kentucky. She is a math teacher at Boyle County High School.

    Robinson is a 2003 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University. He is an accountant at Potter and Co. in Lexington.

  • Local agency earns top honor

    Jessie Insurance Agency Inc. of Campbellsville has been named to State Auto Insurance Companies' Inner Circle, the highest award presented by the regional insurer. The achievement honors successful agencies that demonstrate outstanding sales, service and business management.

    The agency received an engraved gold plate to commemorate the achievement with State Auto. Only 129 agencies in the country earned this distinction in 2007.

  • Grandview hosts beauty pageant

    Grandview Nursing & Rehab hosted its first beauty pageant in July at Grandview Nursing Home. Nurse aides, families and staff helped organize the event. Judges were Eva McCubbin, Pat Hardesty, Jeannie Seaborne, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers and Betty Chaney. Hallie Ratcliff was voted the Grandview Queen. Donna Kirk was first runner-up and Ethel Ford was second runner-up. Best dressed went to Isabelle Brockman, and best hairstyle to Maxine Phillips. More than 200 attended.

  • It's time to put voting in the constitution

    Rarely, if ever, has an election captured global attention like this one. The race for the White House is a topic of conversation at dinner tables, in marketplaces and halls of worship and on news broadcasts around the world. Democracy is on full display, and the message is hopeful, forward-looking and bright.

    Here at home, the historic nature of this election is inspiring a kind of democratic renaissance. Registration and turnout are expected to reach historic highs.