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Today's News

  • Lady Eagles third at Greenwood meet

    Coach Katie Wilkerson's Campbellsville High School Lady Eagles finished third (behind Greenwood and West Jessmaine and ahead of Warren Central and Franklin-Simpson) at the five-team Greenwood Ribbon Invitational on Saturday in Bowling Green.

    Eighth-grader Kelsey Feltner paced the Lady Eagles by winning the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes and also being on the second-place 4x100- and 4x-200-meter relay teams (along with Danika Smith, Erica Crider and Stephanie Cowherd).

    Smith was second in the 100 dash while Crider was fourth in 100 hurdles and Baker fourth in the discus.

  • LWC to host representative candidates' forum

    Area residents will have a chance on Monday night to meet the four candidates who want to represent Kentucky's 51st District in the House of Representatives.

    A forum for the four candidates will begin at 7 p.m. ET at Lindsey Wilson College's Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center. The forum is free and open to the public.

    The event is sponsored by the Lindsey Wilson student group Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success.

  • Students receive awards at state history convention

    Members of the Tebbs Bend Historians were honored at the 2008 Kentucky Junior Historical Society Convention.

    The 46th annual Kentucky Junior Historical Society convention, held March 27-29 in Frankfort, gathers student historians from every corner of the commonwealth in grades K-12. These students submit prepared projects in various categories, including historical exhibit, genealogical research, photography, performance and art.

    "These students are learning an appreciation for our state's history," says Kent Whitworth, executive director of the Kentucky Historical Society.

  • Cheap drugs come at a high cost

    It's getting more and more expensive to be an American consumer. With energy and food costs rising, inflation hit 4.1 percent in 2007, the highest level in 17 years. Buying imports and traveling are getting pricier, too, with the value of the greenback hitting historic lows against the Canadian dollar and the Euro.

    Amid this bleak scenario, one important class of consumer good stands out as a bargain - prescription drugs. In the last year, drug prices have risen by just 1 percent. That's well under the rate of inflation, and the lowest annual price increase in three decades.

  • Nice and Pretty celebrates grand opening

    Nice "N" Pretty, 110 W. Main St., celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting on Monday, March 24.

    Nice "N" Pretty is owned and operated by Susan Herron. Product lines include replica Coach purses and wallets, name brand jewelry, famous name-brand body and face products, name-brand perfume such as Estee Lauder and Paris Hilton, and much more.

    Store hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

  • Anguiano Kids Corner

    Amaya Pearl Anguiano, born March 27, is the daughter of Alissia Chastain and Joey Anguiano of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Holly Newton and Miguel Guillen, both of Campbellsville, and Angela Anguiano of Greensburg. Great-grandparents are Patricia Walton and Danni and Faye Newton, all of Campbellsville.

  • Go Tell Crusade planned for fall

    The South Central Kentucky Go Tell Crusade ministry, an inter-denominational local group, is organizing events that will bring Rick Gage back to Campbellsville/Taylor County for a Sept. 14-17 crusade.

    The group came together for a planning lunch in the Campbellsville University Banquet Hall to hear Gage on Feb. 27.

    Evening services during the Crusade will begin on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Campbellsville High School football stadium and continue nightly through Wednesday, Sept. 17.

  • South Campbellsville Baptist starts new children's programs

    A Bible lesson with a dash of games and a whole lot of fun are the perfect ingredients for South Campbellsville Baptist Church's new recipe for children's ministry.

    Each Sunday night, children ranging from pre-school through elementary age are given the opportunity to worship in their own way through Bible lessons, games relevant to the study and, often times, a craft or project.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    April 14-18

    Monday - Hot ham and cheese, French fries, peas, celery stick, pudding pop and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, strawberries, cake and milk.

    Wednesday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, baby carrots, applesauce, vanilla wafers and milk.

    Thursday - Hot dog, pork and beans, potato wedges, graham cracker, Fruit Juicee and milk.

    Friday - Deli sandwich with lettuce and tomato, Sun Chips, corn on the cob, peanut butter cookie and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    April 14-18

  • CU hosts rock 'n' roll legend Buzz Cason

    Rachel Crenshaw

    Campbellsville University

    Rock 'n' roll legend Buzz Cason, author, songwriter, publisher and director of Creative Writer's group, talked about life in the music industry at Campbellsville University in The Gheens Recital Hall on Wednesday, March 19.

    Cason has published music with several recording artists including Kenny Rogers, Jimmy Buffett, Michael Johnson and Tanya Tucker. "Everlasting Love," recorded by Gloria Estefan and U2, and "Soldier of Love," recorded by the Beatles, were just some of the hits produced by Cason.