Today's News

  • New legislator makes his mark

    "I'm just a bill.

    Yes, I'm only a bill.

    And I'm sitting here on Capitol Hill.

    Well, it's a long, long journey to the capital city.

    It's a long, long wait while I'm sitting in committee.

    But I know I'll be a law some day.

    At least I hope and pray that I will.

    But today I am still just a bill."

    —School House Rock!

    I didn't really pay much attention to politics until I realized that the decisions politicians make actually do impact me.

  • Hash celebrates first birthday

    Brady Len Hash celebrated his first birthday on March 9. He celebrated with his family on March 7 as well as on March 14 with two parties at his home. He is the son of Troy and Susie Hash of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Merle and Aileen Benningfield and Harlan and Nell Hash, all of Campbellsville.

  • God, fix this - please!

    Her mother had promised she would stay around until the semester ended so her daughter wouldn't be distracted during finals.

    After her last exam, she raced home, and as she walked into the kitchen, her father told her mother their daughter was home. Her mom opened her eyes, smiled and then died.

    It was the day before her 21st birthday.

    She called her dad recently to beg, "Daddy, you have to fix this!"

  • Family history workshop is April 11

    Get suggestions about beginning the process of researching and documenting family history from genealogist and publisher Sandi Gorin at this month's family history workshop, "Genealogy Basics, Parts 1 and 2." 

    The Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Genealogical Society will host a free workshop on Saturday, April 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

  • Lady Eagles, Cards prevail in cross-town tennis

    Campbellsville High School's girls' tennis team and Taylor County's boys' squad posted victories in cross-town tennis action on Wednesday at the Miller Park courts.

    CHS girls 5, TCHS 0


    Meredith Haley (C) def. Katlin McFee 6-0, 6-0.

    Ashley Phillips (C) def. Kelsey McCoy 6-0, 6-0.

    Taylor Hudgins (C) def. Cigi Farmer 6-0, 6-1

    (Exh) Jenna Corbin (TC) def. Jesse Pfouts 8-2.


    Summer Montgomery/Ariel Milby (C) def. Kelsi Richerson/Brittany Goode 6-0, 6-1.

  • Medicare for all: It's time

    President Barack Obama has said repeatedly that he wants "ideas that work." In spite of this, leading Democrats are working hard on plans for health care reform that will fail.

    These plans, pushed by Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and others, seek to extend coverage to everyone by mandating the purchase of private insurance, with perhaps an option to buy into a public plan. They would ease this purchase through an "insurance exchange," while subsidizing premiums for those with low incomes.

  • Spradlin, Dennis honored with wedding shower

    Mary Beth Spradlin and David Dennis were honored with an open house wedding shower at the home of Leah Magers on March 29. Pictured are, from left, Linda Judd and Magers, hostesses; Debbie Dennis, the groom's mother; David and Mary Beth; Vicki Spradlin, the bride's mother; Kaylene Poff and Gayle Bright, hostesses. The couple will marry on April 18 in Louisville.

  • Dancing The Night Away

    They danced to slow songs, upbeat tempos and some of their old-time favorites.

    The Hiestand House hosted a Spring Fling fundraiser on Saturday at the Campbellsville Community Center.

    And about 100 people attended and showed off their dance moves.

    Money raised, nearly $1,000, will go toward the Hiestand House's building projects.

  • CU to host holy week conversation

    Campbellsville University will present "A Holy Week Conversation" by Dr. Jarvis Williams, assistant professor of New Testament and Greek at CU, from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 6 in Room 15 of the Administration Building on the main campus.

    Williams' lecture will be titled "Penal Substitution as the Foundation to Paul's Soteriology: Would Paul Deny Penal Substitution?"

    Dr. John Hurtgen, dean of the School of Theology, will give the prayer and welcome and introduce Williams.

  • CU piano ensemble to perform April 6

    The Campbellsville University Piano Ensemble will give its spring concert Monday, April 6 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall in the Gosser Fine Arts Center at 210 University Drive.

    Students will be performing literature for piano duet (four hands), two pianos (four hands), and piano quartet (two pianos, eight hands).

    Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music, is the director of the ensemble, which is now completing its first year.