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Today's News

  • BBBS kick off event is Feb. 5

    The Big Brothers and Big Sisters fifth annual Bowl for Kids Sake will kick off with a luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 5.

    The lunch will be at Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    According to organizers, the event is for anyone wanting to form a team to participate or those who wish to become a sponsor.

    To RSVP, or for more information, contact Bob or Jackie at 465-2254 or Ricky Burress at 403-2154.

  • Lewis' antics give him a black eye

    Not many of us get a chance to choose our successor. Most of us wouldn't consider it part of our job.

    That's how it is in the private sector. But politics are different.

    My cynical mind tells me Congressman Ron Lewis was trying to handpick his successor - Daniel London - last week when one filed and the other withdrew all within a few minutes of each other, so close to the filing deadline.

  • CHS Honor Roll

    Campbellsville High School has released its honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. Students listed are:

    Freshmen

    All A's - Melanie Elaine Brockman and Samual Zachary Johnson.

    A's and B's - Karissa Renee Atkinson, Ashley Michelle Bates, Zachary Patrick Bowen, Joseph Lewis Butler, James Matthew Christie, Anna Kathryn Haley, Cory Scott Hoosier, Taylor Chase Levi, Jordan Rashaun Percell and Jamecia Elaine Washington.

    Sophomores

    All A's - Mia Mercedes Moore, Morgan Marie Murrell and Aaron Jacob Schwoebel.

  • TCHS Students of the Week for Jan. 14-18

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for Jan. 14-18 are Tim Bland, Zach Mings, Jon Osborne, Ryan Swafford, Brittany Bright, Christie Perez and Shawn Mann.

  • CHS sports teams to host basketball challenge

    The Campbellsville High School track, tennis and softball teams will host the first annual Spring Sports Basketball Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 23.

    The event will start at 9 a.m. at Campbellsville Middle School and will be a tournament for all churches and non-profit organizations.

    All teams will be guaranteed two games and the first six teams to sign up will be guaranteed a spot.

    The entry fee is $100 per team and each team will be allowed a 10-player roster to be submitted prior to the tournament. There are no age categories.

  • CU art exhibit ends Feb. 7

    Tommy Clark, left, professor of art at Campbellsville University, discusses a watercolor with Stan McKinney, assistant professor of journalism at CU, at Clark's art exhibit reception Jan. 28. Clark has an exhibit of watercolors, mixed media, sculptures and pottery. The exhibit, at the CU Art Gallery, is free and runs through Feb. 7.

  • DECA hosts Christmas party for Head Start students

    Taylor County DECA Chapter hosted a Christmas party for Head Start children on Dec. 17. The party took place in the marketing classroom at Taylor County High School. The children were treated to refreshments, and each child received a gift from the DECA Chapter.

  • Northup to speak at Lindsey Wilson

    Former U.S. Congresswoman Anne Northup will kick off a four-part special series for women Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Northup will speak about "Competing in a Man's World" at 8 p.m. ET in V.P. Henry Auditorium. The talk is free and open to the public.

    Northup's talk begins with "Real Women, Real Beauty," a four-part series geared toward women in South central Kentucky.

    In addition to Northup's appearance, the series will feature fiction and poetry reading; a talk about women's identity; and a modern look at feminism.

  • February is American Heart Month

    The elderly man hunched over from age, shuffling down the sidewalk.

    The older lady in the wheelchair with oxygen feeding through her nostrils.

    That's the face of heart disease in America, isn't it?

    Look at the face on this column mug. A healthy-looking 40-year-old woman.

    That's also the face of heart disease and a heart attack survivor.

  • KCS spelling bee winners announced

    Kentucky Christian School's spelling bee winners are, from left, front: Larkin Floyd, first grade, second place; Ben Bertram, first grade, first place; and Peter Lowe, second grade, second place. Second row: Cole Frazier, second grade, first place; Samuel Kessler, second grade, third place; Brandi Blakeman, third grade, third place; Roger Dale Witham, third grade, first place; and Will Miller, third grade, second place.