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Today's News

  • 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.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for Aug. 11 are, from left, front: Becca Cook, Chelsea Nimmie, Mackenzie Jones and Kara Goodin. Second: Brittany Goode, McCall Turpin, Chelsea Nicholas, Haley Kirtley, Cigi Farmer, Morgan Rose, Alex Ferrante and MaKayla McCloud. Third: Shelby Wood, Brittany Mills, Devin Reynolds, Blaire Bland, Shelby Ewing, Hannah Ellis, Chelsea Richards, Sara Gilpin, McKenzy Dixon and Meleigha Pollock. Fourth: Jasmine Skaggs, Maci Christie, Chris Thomas, Weston Dicken, Andrew Ford, Lloyd Stotts, Alan-Michael Barnett, Alex Tungate and Dillain Thompson.

  • God's World PRIDE Club hosts summer fundraisers

    God's World PRIDE Club raised money this summer for the Taylor County Food Pantry through two fundraisers. The club conducted an aluminum can drive in May, which raised $39. Students sold lemonade in July and raised $206, for a total of $245. Club president Alex Tungate presented the checks and cash to Bro. Michael Goodwin, chairman of the food pantry committee, and Dr. Skip Alexander, president of the Taylor County Ministerial Association. Club members are, from left, front: Jackson Herron, Tyler Stephens, Rylee Vaughn, Andrew Melton, Dawson Cole and Ethan Anderson.

  • Benjamin Anderson celebrates second birthday

    Benjamin Anderson celebrated his second birthday on July 13 with family and friends. He is the son of Josh and Crystal Anderson of Campbellsville.

  • Mannsville United Methodist plans corn hole tournament

    Mannsville United Methodist Church will host a corn hole tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6.

    Registration begins at 1 p.m. with the tournament starting at 1:30.

    Team fee is $40. Prizes will be $200 for first place; $100 for second; and $50 for third.

    All proceeds from the tournament will go to the church's building fund.

    For more information, contact Amanda Wood at 469-9636 or Terri Gabehart at 789-2415.

  • Taylor County Governor's Scholars to receive Premium College Admission Test preparation

    PrepMe CEO Karan Goel, along with other community partners, announced recently the donation of an ACT and SAT online test preparation program to more than 1,000 Governor's Scholars Program participants, including nine from Taylor County.

  • The Calvary Heirs

    The Calvary Heirs will be in concert on Sunday beginning at 6 p.m. at Woodlawn Christian Church in Campbellsville.