.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Gas price hike hurts us all

    It's more than "water cooler talk" or casual conversation these days.

    The price of gas is affecting our everyday lives.

    It's hard for most of us to drive past a gas station without at least a casual glance at the price sign. And oftentimes that glance is more than just casual.

    Last Friday, stories about increasing gas prices were buzzing about, with projections as high as $4.50 or $5 a gallon.

    One common thread in nearly all the stories: Why?

  • Teaching active citizenship

    Trey Grayson

    Secretary of State

    When our founding fathers emerged from the Constitutional Convention in 1789, they gave America the principles that continue to guide us to the present. Not only does the Constitution guide American democracy, but it is the longest lasting constitution in human history and has served as an inspiration for democratic constitutions around the world.

  • KCS Sonbeams make their own binoculars

    Kentucky Christian School's Sonbeams, a 3-year-old class, look to the future with their handmade binoculars. Pictured are, from left, Macy Jo Rucker, Jackson Wise, Kylie Meiers, Nathan Meiers, Ethen Ferrie, Emma Price, Alex Honeck and Hannah Hansford.

  • CU's Outdoor Classroom Institute helps teachers make the science connection

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's seventh annual Science Connection Institute in Forest Ecology was hosted this summer at the Clay Hill Memorial Forest and Joan White Howell Environmental Education Center.

    The annual outdoor classroom event is designed to provide environmental inquiry and exploration for teachers. This year teachers attended from schools in Taylor, Marion, Nelson and Mercer counties. E.ON US sponsored the program this year.

  • Campbellsville native sings with Soldiers' Chorus

    Charis Humphress Strange of Fort Meade, Md., formerly of Campbellsville, is a member of the Soldiers' Chorus, a vocal complement of the United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C.

    The daughter of Don and Charlotte Humphress of Campbellsville, she is married to Jim Strange, the son of Gary and Diane Strange, also of Campbellsville.

  • Go Tell Crusade

    The stands at Taylor County High School's football stadium were packed with those who had come to praise God. Evangelist Rick Gage was in Campbellsville through last night to conduct his South Central Kentucky Go Tell Crusade. For more than a decade, Gage has been filling high school football stadiums with Billy Graham-style crusades in small communities. For more information about Gage's ministry, visit www.gotellcrusades.com.

  • Sizemore honored with baby shower

    Rochelle and Fred Sizemore Jr. of Danville were honored with a baby shower on Aug. 2 at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue building. About 40 people attended. Pictured are, from left, Cindy Williams, aunt and hostess; Rena Duplantis, cousin and hostess; Rochelle Sizemore and Margaret Carney, aunt and hostess. The Sizemores are expecting their first child, a daughter on Sept. 10. Grandparents are Kay and Eddie Krug of Knifley and Lanita and Fred Sizemore Sr. of Hazard.

  • Three indicted in connection with July shooting

    Three Campbellsville men have been indicted on charges stemming from the July shooting death of 31-year-old David Brad Williams.

    Gary Lynn Beard, 26, of 160 Happy Hill Drive, Harold Jermaine Barnett, 27, of 105 Jonathan Ave. and Dustin E. Bond, 19, of 104 McClelland Court, all in Campbellsville, were indicted Tuesday after a special meeting of a Taylor County grand jury.

  • KCS to host fish fry Friday, Sept. 19

    Kentucky Christian School is hosting a fish fry on Friday, Sept. 19 to raise money for new playground equipment.

    The event will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

    The dinner includes fresh fried fish, hush puppies, coleslaw, dessert and a drink. Adult plates are $7.50, children $5 and carryout is available.

    KCS is located at 1190 New Columbia Road in Campbellsville.

  • Rogers Kids Corner

    Jaci Brena Rogers is the 1-month-old daughter of Robbie and Jennifer Rogers of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Vince and Betty Rogers and Brenda Wright, all of Campbellsville, and the late Tommy Brady.