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Today's News

  • Princess DIaries

    Isn't it so like God to ruin a good bout of cynicism? For a few months I've been down on religion. Very bah humbug and all, struggling to get to church on time, or at all for that matter.

    Most often, I'd detour into Wal-Mart and dawdle in the shampoo or office supply aisle. Then I'd get to church late and sit not in my usual place in the front but way in the back off to the side where I'd hope to be invisible.

    The problem is the people at my church are all so dang friendly that it's difficult to not reciprocate. But I'd give it my best shot.

  • Morel mushrooms should be popping up

    Morel mushrooms should be popping up soon. This year's wet late winter and early spring should lead to a good mushroom crop if warm, sunny days appear over the next few weeks.

    Veteran "shroomers" say a late snow also forecasts more morels, and we met that qualification this year. Hopefully, this will be a good mushroom season as the past several have been less than bountiful.

  • Housing Authority named tops in state

    Campbellsville Housing Authority was named Public Housing Authority of the year by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the large housing authority district recently.

    An award was presented to Housing Authority staff at a workshop in Louisville on Feb. 19. Campbellsville's Housing Authority also manages the Lebanon Housing Authority.

    The award is based on high performance in all aspects of a housing authority's practice and procedures.

  • Separation crashes the party

    They've been up to their elbows in Jell-O together. They've played musical chairs together. They've shared pizza together. And they've signed each other's T-shirts. The only difference was the color pen they used: red or purple.

    For the past 21 years, Project Graduation has been the one time our local high school students get together for a combined celebration. On this one special night, all the rivalries of the past four years seemed to take a back seat to fun.

  • Seaborne graduates from U.S. Army Infantry School

    Army Pvt. Phillip A. Seaborne has graduated from One Station Unit Training at the U.S. Army Infantry School at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

    The training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training.

    During basic training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremonies, military customs and courtesies, map reading, tactics, basic rifle marksmanship, physical fitness, field training and first aid skills. The recruit developed combat skills and handled various weapons available to the infantry soldier.

  • Tigers take us on a fun ride

    Winding up an improbable run at a national title on Monday, the Campbellsville University Tigers left Kansas City with their heads held high.

    After all, the Tigers went farther than any other Campbellsville University basketball team in history - to the semifinals of the national championship tournament.

    Coach Keith Adkins said there will still be smiles on their faces.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 2, 1998

    Miss Campbellsville Robin Litteral will be in town Saturday to sign autographs as well as help raise funds for this year's pageant, which will be in November.

    Elizabeth Ingram was hostess for the recent meeting of the Star Light Homemaker's Club.

    Kenny and Mendy Sexton, Campbellsville, announce the birth of twin sons, Griffin Brown and Trey Allen, on Wednesday, March 18 at Columbia Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.

    Local Girl Scout Troops celebrate the 86th birthday of their organization with a full night of swimming and games.

  • TRH to host health fair

    If you need blood work, health screenings or a wealth of health related information, then the Taylor Regional Hospital "Healing with Heart" Health Fair is for you.

    The fair will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 19 at the Taylor County High School gymnasium.

    "This year we are proud to offer over 40 booths with health information and screenings," said Jane Wheatley, CEO of Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Oklahoma City ends Tigers' run

    If Keith Adkins was looking for an off-season motivational tool, he may have found it.

    Adkins' team's run at a national tournament finals berth was cut short Monday night in Kansas City by Oklahoma City University 78-64. But that didn't take any of the edge off an exciting end to a 26-10 season.

  • Shhh!

    Even though being quiet is the No. 1 rule, children can still have loads of fun at the public library.

    On Tuesday, Friends of the Taylor County Public Library hosted a Spring Thing - an event featuring story time, pottery painting, coloring, snacks and more.

    About 12 children and several adults attended.

    The Friends began hosting monthly events in January, and, according to the organization's president, Kathy Maynard, the group hopes to continue offering special events.