Today's News

  • Coulter competes in America's Cover Miss USA Pageant

    Kendra MaKyli Coulter, 2, of Campbellsville competed in the America's Cover Miss USA Pageant on Jan. 31. Coulter received several awards including first runner-up in the 2- to 3-year-olds, best hair, best eyes, most photogenic, most beautiful and best dressed. She will advance to the tri-state pageant in April in Lexington. A win at tri-state would qualify Coulter for nationals in Florida, where she would represent Kentucky. She is the daughter of Jerome and Candace Coulter of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Rhonda Ray, Ricky and Peggy Ray and Joyce Barnett.

  • Black History Month: 'God won't help us if we don't help each other.'

    "When he was here, he made rocks, trees and mountains that are high.

    He even made valleys that are deep and wide.

    He made rivers and lakes and oceans to flow.

    He sent sunshine and rain, even stormy winds that blow.

    Sometimes in winter he even sends snow.

    Can't you see? God did all this for you and me."

    —Excerpt from "What God Did," by Ella Mae Edwards

  • Tigers ink 45 new football players

    It was announced on Wednesday that 45 new players will be donning a Campbellsville University Tiger uniform in the fall of 2009.

    Head Coach Perry Thomas says this class is quite strong and should make an immediate impact.

    "We feel really good about the guys we are bringing in," Thomas said. "This class rivals the class we brought in last year. Any time you are building to win a national championship, you have to be able to stack strong recruiting classes back to back and we feel we have done this."

  • Funds low at Food Pantry

    In an average month, the Taylor County Ministerial Food Pantry spends about $5,000 to help nearly 300 needy families keep food on the table. However, while the need is steady, the income is not.

    Donations have dropped and the food pantry, now dangerously short of funding, is reaching out to the community.

    "We get a big rush at Thanksgiving and Christmas, and then it collapses," said Ted Beam, ministerial association treasurer.

  • Harmon Kids Corner

    Cheyanne Rose Harmon will be 1 year old on Feb. 28. She is the daughter of David and Jennifer Harmon of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Larry and Lettie Harmon of Greensburg, Lois Carter of Campbellsville and the late Robert Carter. She also has a special great-uncle, Mike Whitman, who is like a grandfather.

  • Rice displays quilts

    Roca Rice, formerly of Campbellsville, now a resident of Atria Assisted Living in Elizabethtown, displays her quilts during a resident arts and crafts show at Atria.

  • Legg celebrates third birthday

    Jace Legg celebrated his third birthday on Jan. 23. His birthday weekend included a party on the 23rd with his friends at A Child's Workplace, where they decorated monster truck cookies. That night he attended a monster truck show in Lexington, where he was recognized. On Saturday, Jan. 24, he had a Grave Digger monster truck party at his home. Children in attendance included Tyler Gribbins, Bryten Close, Hudsen Close, Madison Hardin, Morgan Hardin, Jillian Hammes, Zack Miles and Caleb Hamilton as well as other friends and family.

  • Church to take over operations at Veterans Memorial Park

    Campbellsville Baptist Church will take over the operation of Veterans Memorial Park this spring.

    At Tuesday night's regular Fiscal Court meeting, magistrates unanimously approved contracting with the church to provide services at the park for the upcoming sports season from March 1 through Oct. 31.

    The future of Veterans Memorial Park has been the topic of several governmental meetings in the past few months and began with a County budget discussion at last October's Fiscal Court meeting.

  • Choir and dance troupe to perform at Lindsey Wilson

    Southcentral Kentucky residents will have an opportunity to hear Korean folk music and enjoy traditional Korean dance at a concert by the Pai Chai University Choir and Dance Troupe.

    The concert will be at 8 p.m. ET Monday, Feb. 9 in V.P. Henry Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

  • Benefit singing is Feb. 6

    A benefit singing for Neal Tucker, who is being treated in a hospital, will be Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. ET at the Knifley Fire Department.

    Singing groups, including "The Gospel Train" and others will perform. Food will be sold and donations will be collected.

    To donate, or for more information, contact James Cochran at Mt. Zion Church at 469-8595, Gene Cornett at (606) 787-1904 or John McQueary at (606) 787-5516.