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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Druin-Hodges

    Mr. and Mrs. Steve Druin and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hodges, all of Greensburg, announce the engagement of their children, Erin Lynn Druin and William Bradley Thomas Hodges.

    Druin is the granddaughter of Wade A. Lile of Irvington, Ky., Radine Lile of Greensburg and the late Robert and Nancy Druin.

    She is a 2006 graduate of the University of Kentucky and is currently enrolled as a nursing student at Eastern Kentucky University.

    Hodges is the grandson of the late Howard and Mayme Hodges and W.O. and Alma Penick.

  • Fannie Chapel to host district conference on April 17-19

    Fannie Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will host the Louisville-Lexington District Conference on April 17-19.

    "We are overly excited about hosting this historic event in our church," stated Delmetria Cayson Combs, pastor.

    The community is invited to be a part of the Communion Worship Service on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m.

    "Please come worship with us, commune with us and enjoy the preached word of God that will be brought to us by our elected leader, Bishop E. Lynn Brown," Cayson Combs said.

  • Lions present check to Green River Ministries

    Campbellsville Lions Club presented a check for $500 in March to Green River Ministries for its shelter. Pictured are Bill Henderson, Lions Club president; Misty Curry of Green River Ministries; and Sarah Hubbard, Lions Club treasurer.

  • Unfortunately, it wasn't an April Fool's joke

    Third-graders plotting to attack their teacher? Oh, come on, I thought. This must be someone's sick idea of an April Fool's Day joke.

    Apparently it wasn't. According to the Associated Press, a group of nine third-graders in south Georgia actually did hatch such a plan.

    The children, ages 8 and 9, were supposedly mad at the teacher because she had scolded one of them for standing on a chair.

  • Local company adds to Jersey skyline

    A 225-foot copper clock tower for the historic Hoboken Ferry Terminal in Hoboken, N.J., is finally being restored to its original place in the Hoboken skyline. The tower was fabricated in Kentucky by Campbellsville Industries, also called "The Steeple People."

  • Campbellsville man injured in collision

    A Campbellsville man was treated for injuries and released at Taylor Regional Hospital following a two-vehicle crash Friday.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Terry Knopp, 46, of Campbellsville was driving a 1995 Nissan Pathfinder east on Matthew Street when Knopp's vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 1988 Buick Century driven by Norman McMahan, 48, of Louisville. McMahan was traveling west on Matthew Street. The collision occurred at 6:20 p.m.

  • Purple martins return year after year

    Bill Hudgins is a landlord. But he doesn't have to worry about his tenants not paying their rent each month.

    They only come around for a few months each year, are purple and eat dragonflies, mosquitoes and other insects.

    Hudgins, who has lived in Campbellsville since 1993, has nearly two dozen gourds and other "homes" for purple martin birds.

    "They're all full," he said. "Last year, I hatched 185 birds."

    He says the birds first came to his home in 1995, and the same birds have been coming back each spring since.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 9, 1998

    Marine Lance Cpl. Bradley O. Pogue has departed on a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit.

    Ashley Brooke Tucker of Campbellsville became a member of the University of Kentucky Cheerleaders last fall.

    Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp recently completed the National Sheriff's Institute executive development program conducted at the National Institute of Corrections Center in Longmont, Col.

  • Public record for April 10

    Traffic

    Anna L. Meade, 48, of Flaherty Road in Vine Grove, no/expired registration plates, dismissed.

    William P. Myers, no age or address given, no/expired registration plates, proof filed, dismissed.

    Chasity Faith Nally, 35, of Owings Boulevard in Bardstown, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof filed, dismissed.

    Danny Newton, 49, of McNary Street in Campbellsville, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, no/expired registration plates, proof filed, dismissed; contempt of court, $50.