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Today's News

  • Cox named best news anchor

    Lexington NBC affiliate WLEX-TV has been honored with nine first-place 2008 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcaster Awards among Class One TV stations.

    The winners were announced recently during a ceremony at the Radisson Hotel in Lexington.

    WLEX anchor Nancy Cox, a Campbellsville native, was named Best News Anchor in Kentucky, while Sarah Lane was chosen Best Reporter in the state. And LEX18.com received the nod for the Best Web site in the state.

  • Fuson Kids Corner

    Riley Wade Fuson is the 21-month-old son of Tracy and Stephanie Fuson of Liberty, Tenn. His grandparents are Marie Cox of Campbellsville, Louis and Reba Fuson of Liberty, Tenn., and the late Don Dudgeon and Duck Cox.

  • CES students honored for earning more than 100 AR points

    Campbellsville Elementary School recognized several students during a recent Celebration Assembly for earning more than 100 Accelerated Reader points. Pictured are Jensen Martin, Crystal Ratliff, Austin Cox, Laura Lamb, Darius Wright, Justice Gregory, Myles Murrell and Aidan McMahan.

  • Anderson speaks at woman's club meeting

    Campbellsville Woman's Club met March 17 at the home of Sherry Moseley.

    The Hon. Amy S. Anderson, District Court judge for Taylor, Green and Marion counties, was the guest speaker. Anderson told members why she wanted the position she holds and talked about many aspects of her job. She also conducted a question and answer session.

    The club members are planning a Lawn & Garden Tour in June, a meeting with the Columbia Woman's Club in April, and will attend the KFWC Convention in May.

  • CU jazz band to perform Thursday

    Campbellsville University's Jazz Ensemble will present a concert Thursday in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    Jen Tinnell, director of the jazz ensemble, said, "The Campbellsville University Jazz Ensemble will present an exciting program featuring a variety of jazz styles sure to please every music enthusiast."

    She said, "Whether you enjoy swing, boogie woogie, bebop or cool jazz, you are sure to hear some great music and have a toe-tapping good time."

  • Osborne

    Don and Viola Osborne will be honored with a 50th wedding anniversary reception on Sunday, April 13.

    The Osbornes were married on April 10, 1958, by the Rev. Joe Brown in Campbellsville. Rex Jones and Jessie Lee Osborne were their attendants.

    The anniversary celebration, hosted by their children and grandchildren, will be from 2 to 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church.

  • Comfort and Grief: Kentucky chaplain seeks to give comfort in Iraq

    Editor's Note: This story is reprinted with permission of the Lexington Herald-Leader.

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - In a place where everyone is armed, all he carries is a camouflage Bible.

    Five years into the war, this is Maj. Charles "Ed" Hamlin's first tour in Iraq.

    At 44, Hamlin is old enough to be the father of many of the soldiers he ministers to. The lanky man wears oval glasses and his black hair is high and tight.

    Hamlin is in Baghdad, part of the 101st Airborne Division out of Fort Campbell, attached to the 716th Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade.

  • Jude-Munford

    Elizabeth Ann Jude and Joshua David Munford, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 10.

    Jude is the daughter of Calvin and Tammy Jude of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Patrick and Barbara Moore of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2006 graduate of Campbellsville High School and is employed at Richerson Chiropractic.

  • Allen celebrates second birthday

    Kaylie Jo Allen celebrated her second birthday on Jan. 12 at home with family and friends. She is the daughter of Ronnie and Kellie Allen of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Foster and JoAnn Sprowles and James and Eldora Allen, all of Campbellsville.

  • Council could consider building code

    Dilapidated, dangerous homes could become a thing of the past in Campbellsville.

    During their regular meeting Monday, Campbellsville City Council members discussed adopting the International Property Maintenance Code. The code would give the City more authority concerning homes that are unsafe, according to Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen.

    "A lot of what we have on the books has no teeth," said City Attorney John Bertram.