Today's News

  • BREAKING NEWS: Campbellsville Schools closes remainder of week

    With attendance rates down Tuesday, Campbellsville School Superintendent Mike Deaton made the decision to cancel classes for the rest of the week.

    On Tuesday morning, Deaton said the elementary school has been hit the hardest.

    Taylor County School Superintendent Roger Cook canceled classes for his students after attendance was down on Monday.

    With fall break next week, students will not return to class until Monday, Oct. 12.

    Both Deaton and Cook said they hope the long break will provide ample time for the illnesses to run their course.

  • Herald-Leader columnist to speak at CU

    "Who is God to me?" This is a question the Rev. Paul Prather has asked himself many times throughout his life.

    Prather, pastor of Bethesda Church in Mt. Sterling, and contributing columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader, will speak at Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy event at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28 in the banquet hall of the Student Union Building.

    Prather will be discussing "Evangelical Christians - The Intersection of Faith and Public Policy."

  • Wood celebrates third birthday

    Landon Wood celebrated his third birthday on Sept. 8. He is the son of Adam and Holly Wood of Campbellsville. Wood had a pool party at his home with family and friends. Pictured are, from left, front: Addison Wood, Landon and A.J. Rainwater. Back: his big sister Graci Wood, holding Lane Hardin, Trevor Gray, Destiny Rafferty, Lexi Grisso and Austin Grisso.

  • Legendary coach to speak at CU

    The legendary coach Jack Lengyel, who rebuilt Marshall University's football program after the tragic plane crash in 1970, will travel to Campbellsville University to promote the athletic department and its endeavor to raise money on Friday, Sept. 25 and Saturday, Sept. 26.

    "Meet Legendary Coach Jack Lengyel" will include several events including Lengyel speaking at the athletic fundraising dinner Friday, Sept, 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Banquet Hall in the Student Union Building.

  • Jeffries-Lee

    Chris Jeffries and Tamera and Tommy Kenyon, all of Greensburg, and Donna and Mike Lee of Campbellsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Danielle Trinette Jeffries and Steven Benjamin Lee.

    Jeffries is the granddaughter of Patricia Yancey of Marshall, Ark., Florence Jeffries of Greensburg and the late Herbert Jeffries.

  • CHS Class of 1969 hosts reunion

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1969 gathered for a reunion in August at Jackson Quarters. Pictured are, from left, front: Elsie Rogers Miller, Jan Smith Feese, Patricia Coomes Scroggins, Janet Kenner Williams and Laura Sadler Harperink. Second row: Cheryl Caulk Magers, Barbara Cox Clark, Lavonna Orr Lary, Bonnie White Netherland, Darrell Kemp, Jill Netherland Caulk and Pat Newton Glasser. Third row: George Burress, Jan Poe Sapp and Patricia Curry Malone.

  • Pastor to speak at CU

    Dr. Lincoln N. Bingham, pastor of St. Paul Missionary Church at Shively Heights Baptist Church, will speak at Campbellsville University's Wednesday, Sept. 30 chapel service in Ransdell Chapel.

    Bingham's address is in conjunction with the university's observance of Dialogue on Race.

    The public is invited to attend the chapel.

    "Campbellsville University is very grateful to have Dr. Lincoln Bingham as our speaker for our Sept. 30 chapel service," said John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.

  • Remembering Revolutionary soldiers

    The David Allen Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Taylor County Historical Society are sponsoring a ceremony at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7 to place additional names of Taylor County's Revolutionary Soldiers on the bronze plaque on the Taylor County Court House Square.

    And they're looking for ancestors of one of those soldiers to help sponsor the plaque.

  • Music in the Park events canceled

    This year's Music in the Park events have been canceled.

    The annual event usually features a different style of music each Friday night in September.

    The events are sponsored by Greater Campbellsville United, the City of Campbellsville and Taylor Fiscal Court.


  • Schools see mixed results on annual tests

    This year's No Child Left Behind data has left some mixed results for local school systems. Some scores are up, but several schools have been ruled as not making adequate yearly progress.

    NCLB results were released last week, along with an interim performance report that replaces CATS results. Signed into law in January 2002, the federal NCLB Act requires states to provide information on districts' progress to reach proficiency by 2014.