Today's News

  • Franklin-McFarland

    Connie Franklin and Chris McFarland, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Aug. 1.

    Franklin is the daughter of Betty and Ricky Hicks of Campbellsville and James Shuck of Lebanon. Her grandparents are Ruby Gabehart of Campbellsville and J.B. Morgan of Columbia.

    McFarland is the son of Wilma Hunt of Campbellsville and the late Jim McFarland. His grandmother is Lois McFarland of Liberty.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. ET at 1169 Millerfield Road in Columbia.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Cooks opens Wiggy's Tattoo

    William R. Cook is the owner of Wiggy's Tattoo's & Piercing, located at 730 E. Broadway, Suite C in Campbellsville.

    Cook has 16 years of experience as a tattoo artist.

    Hours are Monday through Thursday from 2 to 10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 12 a.m., and Sundays by appointment only.


  • Whitakers celebrate birthdays

    Alex and Dillon Whitaker celebrated their 10th and seventh birthdays recently at the Campbellsville University pool. They are the sons of Tony and Teresa Whitaker of Campbellsville. Pictured are, from left, front: Brooklyn Atwood, Destiny Parsley, Dillon Whitaker holding Nate Whitaker, Tristan Walters, Hayes Mason, Ethan Arnold, Rylan Smith and Sydney Mings. Middle: Taylor Calhoun, Autumn Walters, Jaycee Mings and Elijah Marrs. Back: Madison Beard, Kyler Beard, John Mark Courtwright, Desmond Parsley, Alex Whitaker, Ty Ford and Mason Atwood.


  • Cocanougher family gathers for annual reunion

    The descendants of Jacob and Neley Silvertooth Cocanougher hosted their 34th annual reunion at Perryville Community Center in Perryville on Sunday, July 26.

    The reunions started in Springfield in 1976. Thirty-four attended this year. Silvertooth was an Indian.

  • Merrimac Christian Church to host gospel concert Sunday, Aug. 2

    Merrimac Christian Church will host a gospel concert on Sunday, Aug. 2 during its morning worship service, which begins at 10.

    Featured groups include New Blood Gospel Bluegrass Band, Living Proof, Stan Lowe and possibly others.

  • Good Hope to host Snow's Summer Choir

    Good Hope Baptist Church will host Snow's Summer Choir, directed by Kathy Hardy Snow, on Sunday, Aug. 2 during the 10:50 a.m. service.

    Forty-seven singers will present a tribute to Andre Crouch in today's gospel style. The performance will feature such songs as "My Tribute," "The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power," "Soon and Very Soon" and "Through It All."


  • Junior Miss committee hosts kick off event

    Taylor County Junior Miss hopefuls were treated to a day of bowling and movies at Phillips Lanes on July 19. The Junior Miss Committee hosted the kick-off event to let the girls have some fun before practices began last week.

    The Taylor County Junior Miss Scholarship Program will take place on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

    Twenty-three young ladies will be competing in the 2009 "Taylor County Junior Miss: Rain or Shine"-themed program. Candidates will be competing for both cash and tuition scholarships.

  • Polston Family in concert Sunday, Aug. 16

    The Garry Polston Family will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16 at Mannsville United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Green Kids Corner

    Claire Elizabeth Green is the 5-month-old daughter of David and Ashley Tucker Green of Brentwood, Tenn. Her grandparents are Jim and Debbie Miller, Ivan and Carol Tucker, all of Campbellsville, and Dick and Karen Green of Johnson City, Tenn.

  • Faith Column

    "Where could I go but to the Lord." So the old gospel song says.

    When things in life happen that leave you feeling helpless, it seems to me that it is a good thing that you and I can go to the Lord. Even after 20 years in the ministry, I still discovered how important that is.