Today's News

  • Upcoming local sporting events

    The upcoming list of local sporting events.

    Monday, Dec. 22

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville vs. Todd County Central in T.J. Samson Community Hospital Holiday Classic at Glasgow (7:00) and Taylor County in the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale (TBA).

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville in Queen City Classic at Somerset.

    Tuesday, Dec. 23

  • What might go on in sports in 2009?

    The crystal ball has decided to make another run at predicting the sports year on the local, state and national scene. Its only disclaimer that this is done in good taste and takes less than a half hour to churn out the possible results.


  • LIHEAP crisis program under way

    Applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program's crisis component will be accepted beginning today.

    Applications will be accepted at the Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency office at 110 B North Jackson St., Monday through Friday, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.

    Eligible households are those that are within four days of running out of fuel; have received a past due/disconnect notice; or have received an eviction notice and heating costs are an undesignated portion of the rent.

  • Al-Anon offers help for holiday season

    Got the holiday blues? The joys of the holidays can be marred by life's problems, including dealing with the alcoholism of a relative or friend.

    If someone's drinking is bothering you, help is available.

    Al-Anon, an anonymous fellowship, is a recovery program for those whose lives have been adversely affected by alcoholism in a relative or friend.

    The group meets every Monday at noon and Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church and Fridays at 8 p.m. at the Haven Club at 622 E. Maple St. in Campbellsville.

  • Support group forming

    Organizers are hoping to begin a support group in Adair County for families of children with special needs.

    Anyone interested should call Selena Dial at (270) 634-3783.

    Dial is planning a meeting on the first Thursday of each month for stay-at-home moms and another meeting on the third Thursday for families.


  • Church to host Medicare workshop

    First Baptist Church, located at 704 E. Broadway, will host a Medicare workshop on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 6 p.m.

    Bill Haus of Frankfort will share information for seniors and caregivers about programs available - L.I.S, SHIPP and veteran programs.

    Also, seniors will be able to sign up or change supplemental insurance and learn about Medicare parts A, B, C and D. There will be games, prizes and snacks.

    For more information, call (270) 932-7147.


  • Campbellsville and Taylor County meet in Coca-Cola/CU Holiday Classic finals tonight at 9:15

    The rest of the schedule for the Coca-Cola/Campbellsville  University Holiday Classic for Tuesday, Dec. 30 at Campbellsville High School is:

    Tuesday, Dec. 30

    9:00 - Campbellsville vs. Bardstown (girls)

    10:45 - Blackburn vs. Owen County (boys)

    12:30 - Spencer County vs. Blackburn (girls)

    2:15 - Morgan County vs. Mayfield (boys)

    4:00 - Taylor County vs. LaRue County (girls)

    5:45 - Carroll County vs. Garrard County (boys)

    7:30 - Casey County vs. Clinton County (girls)

    9:15 - Cambellsville vs. Taylor County (boys)

  • National call for troop care boxes

    Supportourtroops.org is making a national call on behalf of the more than 60 troop-related groups across America that send care packages to the troops.

    Participating is simple. Visit supportourtroops.org and click on the Christmas 2008 care package icon. More than 60 groups are listed there. Select the one you want to send your care box goods to. The items the troops are requesting are posted, along with care box rules.

    For more information, visit supportourtroops.org.


  • Riggs

    Orval and Mary Riggs celebrated their 60th anniversary at The Grandview in Campbellsville.

    They were married on Dec. 13, 1948, at the Presbyterian church on West Main Street in Campbellsville.

    The Riggses have six children - Sandy Moore, Martha Slinker, Orval Riggs Jr., Rick Riggs, Timmy Riggs and Kenny Riggs. They also have 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


  • Republic women donate book

    Taylor County Republican Women donated a book, "The Life of Barbara Bush," to Campbellsville University's Montgomery Library in memory of Bobby Himes. Pictured are, from left, Dr. John Burch, library director; Marlyn Shreve, president; and Margaret Stewart, corresponding secretary.