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Today's News

  • Hardgrove-Bright

    Jamie Rene Hardgrove and John Marshall Bright, both of Danville, exchanged wedding vows on Friday, Feb. 29 at Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev.

    The Rev. W.R. Nordstrom performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Juanita Hardgrove of Danville and the late Wilbur Hardgrove.

    The groom is the son of Geneva Bright of Campbellsville and the late Horace Bright.

    "From This Moment On" by Shania Twain was played during the lighting of the unity candle.

  • Graham-Murrell

    Kaysee Graham and Matthew Murrell will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 19.

    Graham is the daughter of Bobby and Connie Graham.

    Murrell is the son of Roger and Donna Murrell.

    The ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. at Elk Horn Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

    No formal invitations will be sent. All family and friends are invited to attend.

    A reception will follow the ceremony.

  • Campbellsville Schools name academic achievers for March

    Campbellsville Independent Schools' Academic Achievers for the month of March were recently named.

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Chanson Atkinson is a second grade student at CES. He is the son of Rochelle and James Atkinson. He enjoys playing football and basketball. His favorite teacher is Joyce Dunlap, and math is his favorite subject. His future plans are to play basketball for Louisville as a point guard.

  • CES students earn math medals

    Campbellsville Elementary School's Jarett Malone, Brenna Wethington, Mallory Haley, Kailey Morris and Alex Doss received math medals for outstanding math achievement during a recent Celebration Assembly.

  • Students break tradition at Campbellsville University

    Julia "Judy" Poore and Debbie Holcomb aren't the typical college students.

    At 62, Poore is taking classes in subjects she has always wanted to study, rhythmic movement and rhythmic aerobic exercise.

    At 41, Holcomb has gone back to school after graduating from high school several years ago and is working toward a degree in business administration.

    Both are considered "non-traditional" college students at Campbellsville University.

  • Graham starts efforts to give back to community

    Clint Graham's basketball eligibility is up on the collegiate scene. Now, the former Taylor County High School, Gardner-Webb and Campbellsville University player plans on teaching some of the things he's learned.

    Graham, who competed against 2008 College Player of the Year Tyler Hansbrough and against current NBA players Travis Outlaw and Al Jefferson, played his final game when the Tigers lost to Oklahoma City in the NAIA Division 1 semifinals last month in Kansas City.

  • Drugged driving should be a crime too

    One beautiful June morning in 2006, four community leaders from Bowling Green set out for a scenic drive on their motorcycles. For two of them, the ride would be their last.

    As they were driving through Logan County, a truck driver crossed a double-yellow line, killing two of the men and seriously injuring another. The truck driver had in her possession marijuana and drug supplies. In fact, she admitted to driving with drugs in her system, and tests verified that she had smoked marijuana before driving the vehicle.

  • Man charged with unlawful imprisonment

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with unlawful imprisonment after he allegedly held a 14-year-old juvenile at his home.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Walsh, Cody J. Welch, 25, of 11866 Hodgenville Road was arrested at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 2.

    The report states Welch was arrested as the result of a missing juvenile report.

    On Friday, Walsh said Welch had taken the juvenile for a ride on a three-wheeler and the juvenile was injured after the two crashed.

  • Lawmakers approve budget

    Following a weeklong House/Senate conference, the General Assembly passed a $19 billion state budget Wednesday, which lawmakers say will suffice in times of belt-tightening.

    "We went into this session with a lot of anxiety over declining revenue," Senator Dan Kelly, R-Springfield said. "It looks like we presented a budget that will keep things going for the next two years."

    Though he wasn't pleased with the process, Rep. Russ Mobley, R-Campbellsville, said it did produce a decent spending plan.

  • Child abuse: A problem all too real in today's world

    To some, they might be just blue ribbons hanging on trees. To others, they mean so much more.

    Local social services workers hung 228 blue ribbons on trees near the Miller Park gazebo Wednesday morning in recognition of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

    The ribbons stand for children in Taylor County who suffered some form of child abuse in 2005 and 2006.