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Today's News

  • Hedgespeth

    Charles T. and Mina Hedgespeth of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 1.

    The couple were married on June 1, 1958, at South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    A reception will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday at Corinth Baptist Church, located on the Campbellsville/Hodgenville Road.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. They request no gifts.

  • Spoon-Mattingly

    Kelly Simpson Spoon and Joseph Eric Mattingly will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 7.

    Spoon is the daughter of Kay and Richard Kazsuk of Russell Springs and Tommy and Charlotte Simpson of Knoxville, Tenn.

    She is a 1992 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 1998 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College, where she earned a bachelor's degree in biology with secondary education. Spoon completed her master of arts in special education at Campbellsville University in 2005. She is employed by the Taylor County Board of Education.

  • Wise-Jones

    Hannah Sue Wise of Elk Horn and Weston Drew Jones of Campbellsville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 7.

    Wise is the daughter of Tommy Bland of Campbellsville and Carla Milsap of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Wanda Carroll and the late Carson Carroll and Hurshel and Louise Bland.

    She is a 2008 graduate of Campbellsville University.

    Jones is the son of Mitchell Jones and Karen Jones, both of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Rufus and Doris Hansford of Campbellsville and the late Rex Jones and James and Maggie Bell.

  • Grand jury indicts couple who had venomous snakes at home

    The Campbellsville couple who were arrested in March when Fish and Wildlife officers found venomous snakes and alligators at their home have been indicted on criminal charges.

    Freddie E. Stone Jr., 36, and Amy Rae Stone, 37, both of 552 Mt. Carmel Road were indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    The Stones were both charged with four counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

  • Benefit poker run is June 7

    A Lil' T's & Hillbilly Choppers benefit poker run for Gerald Myers is set for Saturday, June 7 beginning at Lil' T's Traffik Stop.

    Signup is from 11 a.m. to noon with the ride beginning at noon.

    Cost is $10 per hand and prizes will be given for the best hand, worst hand and the largest group.

    All proceeds will benefit Myers' cancer treatments.

    For more information, call Gary Porter at 849-2025 or Mark McFarland at 465-1514.

  • City puts EDA funding request on hold

    The local industrial recruiter's funding increase request is back on the table, but only provisionally.

    In a special meeting Wednesday, Campbellsville City Council opted to include in its $15.5 million 2008-2009 budget the Campbellsville/Taylor County Economic Development Authority's request for a $50,000 annual increase. However, Council members voted to only consider the request after Taylor Fiscal Court reconsiders it in January.

    Mayor Brenda Allen said "it would be up to the City Council" to decide what to do after the Fiscal Court revisits the request.

  • Russell-Gay

    Debbie and Charles Russell of Mackville announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Russell, to Travis Gay, son of Jeanne and Bill Gay of Floyds Knobs, Ind.

    Russell is a 2002 graduate of Washington County High School and is a graduate of Campbellsville University. She is employed at Mercer County Elementary School in Harrodsburg.

    Gay is a 2000 graduate of Floyd Central High School and a graduate of Campbellsville University. He is employed at Anderson County Schools in Lawrenceburg.

  • Burton-Skaggs

    Christina Mae "Chrissy" Burton and Richard Andrew "Drew" Skaggs, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 7.

    Burton is the daughter of Nancy Arnett of Campbellsville and Jerry and Stacy Arnett of Greensburg. Her grandparents are Frank and Dorothy Arnett of Campbellsville and the late Ida Mae Glover.

    She is a graduate of State Beauty College and is a stylist at Salon 121 in Campbellsville.

  • Training available for preserving local history

    The Kentucky Folklife Program will present a series of training sessions as part of the Community Scholars certification program this summer at the Hopkins County Cooperative Extension Office in Madisonville.

    The Community Scholars training is designed to help people document and promote community culture, folklife and the traditional arts. Community Scholars learn the basic skills needed to conduct fieldwork, identify and showcase traditional arts and musical talents, folk traditions and local history.

  • Campbellsville University offers senior scholars program

    Individuals 62 years of age or older who have graduated from high school or received an equivalent degree may take courses for credit as part of Campbellsville University's senior scholars program at no charge.

    No application fee, credentials or enrollment deposits are required.

    For more information, contact the CU Office of Admissions at 789-5220 or e-mail admissions@campbellsville.edu.