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Today's News

  • Shoemaker crowned Miss Teen Hart County

    Hannah Shoemaker of Campbellsville was crowned Miss Teen Hart County on July 1. She will compete at the state level in Louisville in October.

  • Pack 777 attends day camp

    Cub Scout Pack 777 members are pictured during the recent Cub Scout Day Camp at Miller Park.

  • Grace Notes - Grace in the ordinary

    Editor's note: Nancy Kennedy took a few days off this week. This is a past favorite column that's also in her book, "Lipstick Grace."

    These are ordinary days. That's what a Catholic friend told me. In the Catholic calendar, in between all the fancy days like Advent and Lent, Epiphany, Easter and Pentecost, the days are called ordinary days.

    Plain old days. Just ordinary. Nothing fancy. Kind of regular.

  • Blue is Technology Student of the Year

    Dylan Blue, a 2008 graduate of Webster County High School, was named the Webster County Area Technology Student of the Year, Outstanding Welding Student and recipient of a scholarship to Madisonville Community College.

    He is the son of Lindsay and Valerie Blue of Sebree. His grandparents are Betty Scott Blue of Hanson and Nolan and Rita Underwood of Campbellsville. He is also the great-grandson of Mrs. Jessie Underwood of Campbellsville.

  • Birth Announcements

    Reggie and Sarah Roy of Russell Springs announce the birth of a daughter, Madelyn Kathryn, at 9:17 p.m. on Monday, April 28 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. She weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18 3/4 inches long.

    Grandparents are Nelson and Nancy Pickett of Greensburg and Osburn and Loureda Roy of Russell Springs.

    Great-grandparents are Stanford and Elnora Pickett of Greensburg.

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  • Webb Anniversary

    Timmy Wayne and Linda Marie Webb of Elk Horn are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows.

    They were married at Yuma Baptist Church by Bro. Carlton Winters. Their attendants were Helen Janes and Kenny Webb.

    The Webbs have one son, two daughters and their spouses, Andrea and David Williams of Jamestown, Timmy Jr. and DeAnna Webb of Campbellsville and Tabatha and Tyress Trigg of Bardstown.

  • Locals named to U of L dean's list

    Two from Campbellsville have been named to the University of Louisville dean's list.

    They are Garrett Wesley Milby, a Green County High School graduate, and Cassandra J. Perkins, a Taylor County High School graduate.

  • Spurling Anniversary

    Edwin Lee and Bernice Spurling of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, July 22.

    They have three daughters and two sons-in-law, Sharon Spurling and Sandra and Mark Morris, all of Campbellsville, and Sabrina and Tracy Young of Hendersonville, Tenn.

    They also have three grandchildren, Tyler Young, Suzanne Morris and Sara Morris.

    The couple celebrated with family.

  • Davis employed as CU's director of campus security

    Kyle Davis of Greensburg is the new director of campus safety and security at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, CU president.

    As the new director, Davis said he is reviewing what is established and is sorting ideas for upgrades to get the best safety and security plan possible for the campus.

    Davis is working on several plans including an e-mail notification system for the campus as well as a phone notification system for administrative offices.

  • FFA members attend camp

    Taylor County FFA members attended FFA Camp along with other chapters throughout the state at the Kentucky Leadership Training Center on June 16-20. Seventeen local FFA members attended along with two advisers and chaperone help from Brittany Wilkenson and Patty Evans. Two were named All-Star Sports Members - Chris Thomas in basketball and Samantha Jones in volleyball. Dylan Barber received second place in tractor driving, and Austin Hardin will be going on to compete in the creed contest.