Today's News

  • Campbellsville woman pleads guilty in federal court

    A Campbellsville woman has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges and could be sentenced to 40 years in prison for her crimes.

    According to a press release from U.S. Attorney David L. Huber's office of the Western District of Kentucky, Linda Sue Smith, 59, of Campbellsville pleaded guilty Friday to unlawful possession and distribution of Percocet, a Schedule II narcotic.

  • CU president to appear on KET show

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University since 1999, is the next guest on "One to One" with Bill Goodman on KET.

    The program airs Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. ET on KET2.

    Campbellsville was recently named one of the South's best baccalaureate colleges by U.S.News & World Report. Carter discusses the national recognition, the university's Christian mission and recent successes and challenges.

  • Property transfers for Jan. 29

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Dwain and Theresa E. Brockman of Hovious Ridge Road in Columbia to Brent and Tammy Burgess of Tabernacle Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land near the west side of Hord's Crossing, $60,000.

    Srinivas R. Veerareddy of Carter Road in Campbellsville to Roger Corbin of Hodgenville Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the west side of Mt. Carmel Church Road, 2 acres, $8,000.

  • Pound for Pound Challenge seeks to provide hunger relief

    Every year, millions of Americans resolve to lose weight. If you have made your resolution to drop some holiday pounds, then join in the Pound For Pound challenge. 

    This year, you can help the millions of Americans who struggle with hunger while doing something good for yourself. General Mills, The Biggest Loser and Feeding America have joined forces to support the Pound For Pound Challenge, which will help Americans lose weight while providing hunger relief.

  • Board approves plan to build new school

    After two years of work, Taylor County School Board members approved a facilities plan that would see construction of a new school in the coming years.

    During a special meeting Monday night, Board members gave unanimous approval to the plan that calls for the construction of a new school and reorganization of the District's three current facilities.

    Prior to the meeting, a hearing took place to collect public comment on the plan. There were no written comments and no one in the audience spoke.

  • First-half start enables Brescia to beat Tigers 80-74

    Campbellsville University could never overcome a 20-point second-half deficit and fell 80-74 at home on Saturday to Brescia.

    The Tigers (7-11) did have a chance to take the lead twice but never managed to do so.

    The CU starting five reached double figures - Zach Allender (16), Shawn Savage (14), Jordan Benock (13), Hristo Petkov (11) and Troy Harris (11). Allender also had nine rebounds and Petkov seven.

    CU hosts Cumberlands

  • CU trustee to autograph book on Monday

    Dr. E. Bruce Heilman will autograph his book, "An Interruption that Lasted a Lifetime: My First Eighty Years," from 1 until 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26 at Barnes & Noble College Booksellers in the building named in his honor, the E. Bruce Heilman Student Complex at Campbellsville University.

    Heilman, who at 82 completed a cross-country motorcycle drive last year, serves as chancellor at the University of Richmond, where he previously served as president. He is a 1949 graduate of Campbellsville University and serves on the university's Board of Trustees.

  • Simmone family seeking momentos from area

    The late Dr. Wallace R. Simmone of Hapeville, Ga. once served as pastor of South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    Simmone also pastured at Robinson Creek Baptist, Palestine Baptist and Good Hope Baptist, all in Taylor County, and Plum Point Baptist in Adair County.

    Simmone and his wife Frances left Taylor County to return to Georgia in the mid 1950s and eventually retired from the ministry there.

    Simmone died on Jan. 29, 2008.

  • Stone-Keltner

    Sarah-Kathryn Stone and Brandon K. Keltner exchanged wedding vows on June 21, 2008, at Scottsville Baptist Church in Scottsville, Ky.

    The Rev. Paul Dicken and Dr. David Blair performed the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Frank Stone of Scottsville. Her grandparents are Annice Stone of Scottsville, Sarah Graves and William C. Smila of Glasgow and the late Frank B. Stone and Jack Douglas Alexander.

  • Emily Cox makes it to Top 12 at Miss America pageant

    Miss Kentucky Emily Cox was this year’s Miss America Quality of Life Award winner at the Miss America pageant on Thursday. She was also a Top 12 finalist on Saturday during the televised program shown live from Las Vegas.

    Cox, 22, became the second in her family to win the Miss Kentucky Crown after competing against 31 contestants from across the state in July for the title.