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Today's News

  • Taylor County student awarded Provost Scholarship to attend UK

    A student from Taylor County has been awarded a Provost Scholarship to attend the University of Kentucky this fall.

    The Provost Scholarship has a total value of $6,000, awarded over four years in $1,500 increments.

    The recipient from Taylor County who has been awarded the Provost Scholarship is Rachel Wise, daughter of Brian and Connie Wise of Campbellsville.

  • Muncie Anniversary

    Nathaniel and Charlene Muncie of Campbellsville, formerly of Somerset, will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 31.

    The event will take place at the Pulaski County Park. In lieu of gifts, guests are asked to bring a dish.

    All relatives and friends are invited to attend. No invitations will be sent.

  • Three Taylor County students awarded Presidential Scholarships to attend UK

    Three students from Taylor County have been awarded a Presidential Scholarship to attend the University of Kentucky this fall.

    The Presidential Scholarship is worth more than $31,500. It provides the cost of in-state tuition for four years.

    The recipients from Taylor County who have been awarded Presidential Scholarships are: Rebekah Anne Phillips, daughter of Paul and Tresea Phillips of Elk Horn; Megan Nicole Romines, daughter of Robert and Pam Romines of Campbellsville; and Amanda Russell, daughter of Vic and Dana Russell and Drenda Mills, all of Campbellsville.

  • From the Heart in concert

    From the Heart will be in concert Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Christian Church. From the Heart sings throughout Central Kentucky and is featured annually at the July Fourth Celebration in Campbellsville. The group is composed of Gail Godsey, Krisinda Jeffries, Darlene Netherland, Debbie Lawson and Linda Mings. The concert is free and the community is welcome to attend.

  • CU School of Education hosts Future Educators of America camp

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Education hosted its second Future Educators of America camp, which was sponsored by a $25,000 grant from the Kentucky Department of Education.

    CU is the only private institution in Kentucky to serve as an FEA campsite, according to Dr. Donna Irwin, associate professor of education, who is coordinator of the camp. The camp was co-directed by CU alumnae Laura Gordon, a 2003 CU graduate, and Kandice Spalding, a 2002 CU graduate.

  • Morrison Kids Corner

    Dylan, 5, and Jay Morrison, 3, are the children of Darrell and Mary Morrison of Campbellsville. Their grandparents are Phil and Ruth Ann Vittitow of Louisville, Ruth Thompson of Somerset and the late RL Thompson. Great-grandparent is Alva Morrison of Greensburg.

  • CU releases chapel schedule for fall

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's chapel series has been released for fall 2008, according to Ed Pavy, director of campus ministries and chair of the chapel committee.

    Chapel takes place each Wednesday at 10 a.m., and the public is invited to attend. The sessions are in the new Ransdell Chapel.

    Chapel is designed to provide opportunities for corporate worship and exposure through of a variety of informative speakers and presentations.

  • T-shirt religion

    Every summer, the Christian Bookseller's Association has a huge trade show where book publishers and sellers of religious gifts congregate and attempt to ply their wares to owners of Christian bookstores and gift shops.

    It's been a few years since I attended one, and even though this year's show was in nearby Orlando, I was out of town and didn't go.

    Consequently, I missed one of the most exquisitely enjoyable aspects of this trade show - the rows of Christian witness items, snarkily referred to by the publishing side of the building as "Jesus junk alley."

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School students who were recently recognized as Student of the Week for their classroom are, from left, front: Zaria Sheppard, Abi Wiedewitsch, Ceondre' Barnett, Shunya Hida, Laci Hodgens, Savanna Brockman and Destiny Tungate. Middle: Dakota Barnhill, Hayley Stapleton, Makayla Antle, Malea Lobb, Nicole Bottom, Reagan Knight, Crystal Rattliff and Connor Wilson. Back: Chris Summers, Missy VanOrder, Zack Settle, Rebekah Cowherd, Kayla Atkinson and Randy Harris.

  • Local students earn degrees at U of L

    Several Taylor County residents graduated from the University of Louisville in the spring.

    They are: Karla M. Curry, a Taylor County High School graduate, bachelor of fine arts; Brooke Morgan Montgomery, a Campbellsville High School graduate, juris doctor; Melissa Sue Forrest, master of science in social work; Richard Thomas Top, bachelor of arts; and Whitney Sharday Webster, a Campbellsville High School graduate, bachelor of science.