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Today's News

  • Annual essay contest seeks dreams

    Four decades ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said he had a dream.

    Today, Greater Campbellsville United and the News-Journal want to know what your dreams are for the future of our community, state, nation and world.

  • Tungate celebrates 90th birthday

    Jesse Tungate celebrated his 90th birthday at The Grandview on Monday, Nov. 26. Two of his daughters and their husbands joined him, Carol Ann and Carol Perkins and Susan and Ray Parker. His granddaughter and her spouse also visited, Tina and Dennis Draper, as well as friend of the family Teresa Aldridge. They had cake and ice cream. Daughter and son-in-law Wanda and Jimmy Wright of Mt. Washington visited at another time. Daughter and son-in-law Norma and Edgar Woods of Indiana were unable to attend.

  • Police brief

    Campbellsville woman injured in three-vehicle crash

    A Campbellsville woman was treated at and released from Taylor Regional Hospital on Saturday following a three-vehicle crash.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital presents service awards to Auxiliary volunteers

    Taylor Regional Hospital Auxiliary volunteers hosted an awards luncheon on Dec. 4 in the TRH meeting room. With 56 workers, the Auxiliary has given a little more than 6,607 volunteer hours in 2007 to assist Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Volunteers work at the information desk, surgery department, emergency department, radiology department, cancer center, greeter and gift shop. The Auxiliary also collects canned food items to be donated to the local food pantry as part of its service to the community.

  • LWC winter commencement is Saturday

    Lindsey Wilson College will graduate the first half of the Class of 2007-2008 on Saturday morning. The college will award a total of 247 degrees - 176 undergraduate degrees and 71 graduate degrees.

    Hall of Fame journalist Al Smith, the former host of Kentucky Educational Television's Comment on Kentucky, will deliver the commencement address.

    The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. ET in Biggers Sports Center.

  • Bethany House welcomes new staff members

    Bethany House Abuse Shelter has three new staff members.

    Carolyn Brady has joined the staff as a counselor, with expertise in the areas of substance abuse counseling and children's counseling. Brady received her master of social work degree from Delaware State University and her bachelor's degree in behavioral science from Barry University in Miami, Fla.

  • Renovation plans underway for CHS

    Big plans are in the works at Campbellsville High School.

    At Monday night's meeting, Campbellsville Independent School Board members approved a schematic plan for renovations totaling $4.6 million.

  • Posey-Hamilton

    Monica Lynn Posey and Joseph Eugene Hamilton III, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 22.

    Posey is the daughter of James Ray Posey and Geneva Sue Posey, both of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are the late William and Alliefair Edwards and Elbert and Mae Posey.

    She is a 2001 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Taylor County Bank as a loan officer.

  • CES donates to food pantry

    Campbellsville Elementary School Principal Linda Handley is pictured with food that students collected for the Taylor County Food Pantry as part of Red Ribbon Week activities. Students collected more than 1,500 cans during the week and also raised $126 for cystic fibrosis.

  • Fixing Christmas

    Last week I met a man who told me how his community thumbed their noses at the anti-Christmasness of their annual holiday show.

    Some had decided they couldn't sing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" in a public gathering so they rewrote the words.

    Ha ha ha, the man said. As the chorus on stage sang, "We wish you a happy holiday," the audience sang even louder, "We wish you a MERRY CHRISTMAS!"