Today's News

  • Farm, home and garden show is April 4

    Timberworks Lumberjack Shows are bringing their lumberjack team to the 22nd annual Farm, Home & Garden Show in Lebanon on Saturday, April 4.

    Timberworks Lumberjack Shows Powered by STIHL provides a unique blend of sports, history and comedy. The show includes an opportunity for the audience to experience a reenactment of a nostalgic logging competition of the early 1900s.

  • CU plans art scholarship

    Campbellsville University is searching for talented high school seniors to compete for two art scholarships worth a total of $12,000.

    The university's annual art scholarship competition and workshop will be Saturday, April 4, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Room 100 of the new Art Building across from Gosser Fine Arts Center on campus.

    Performance grant scholarships will also be awarded to other students who might not be chosen for the competitive art scholarships.

  • Caffee-Ballou

    Erin Lane Caffee and Brian Heath Ballou, both of Bowling Green, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 25.

    Caffee is the daughter of Don and Elaine Caffee of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2000 graduate of Taylor County High School and earned her bachelor of science degree in finance in 2004 and master of business administration in 2007 from Western Kentucky University. Caffee is employed by the City of Bowling Green as a senior staff accountant in the finance department. She is also a member of the Bowling Green Junior Woman's Club.

  • Sprowles celebrates 11th birthday

    McKayla Sprowles recently celebrated her 11th birthday with a sleepover. She is the daughter of Leslie Sprowles of Campbellsville and Chris Sprowles of Lexington. Pictured are, from left, front: Ariel Thompson, McKayla and Candace Gibson; in back is Caitlin Hunt.

  • CU to host domestic violence forums

    Campbellsville University's Division of Social Science will host a series of upcoming forums on family violence, scheduled for April 7 and April 27. The first was March 24.

    All are from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Student Union Building Banquet Hall (former dining hall) and open to the public free of charge.

    The first session, on March 24, focused on intimate partner violence, (also known as domestic violence), including dating violence.

  • Reception planned for Emily Cox

    A reception will be hosted in honor of Miss Kentucky Emily Cox, a Campbellsville native, on Sunday, April 5, according to a press release from Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen and the City of Campbellsville.

    The reception will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Michael V. and Debbie Carter on the Campbellsville University campus.

    Sponsoring the event are Campbellsville University, Campbellsville Business & Professional Women, Commonwealth Broadcasting, Q-104, KCountry, ESPN Radio and the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce.


  • The Adventures of Brer Rabbit

    Children's laughter filled the theater last week as the mischievous Brer Rabbit discovered much fun in playing pranks on his friends in the forest.

    Campbellsville University staged "The Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit" for its annual children's theater production.

  • Census workers begin address checks today

    Starting today, more than 2,000 census workers will hit Kentucky's neighborhoods in preparation for the 2010 Census.

    In Taylor, Green, Adair and Casey counties, about 18 people will travel block to block verifying addresses, according to Rachael Hampton, a local Census office manager in Lexington. The process could take up to 10 weeks.

  • Career fair attracts hundreds

    The crowd of mostly college students, dressed to impress, went from table to table in hopes of finding a job.

    Campbellsville University hosted a career fair Wednesday in the Student Activities Center on the main campus.

    CU's Office of Career Services sponsored the fair, which Director Teresa Elmore says was a service to students, graduates and alumni seeking full and part-time employment opportunities. The public was also invited.

    Representatives from 38 companies set up booths at the fair, Elmore said, and 283 people attended.

  • Meeting held behind closed doors

    Three magistrates and four City Council members discussed the County's budget shortfall Wednesday afternoon in a closed-door meeting.

    The meeting, which Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen says was called by Councilman David Nunery, was Wednesday at 3 p.m.

    No notification of the meeting was given to the public or local media.