Today's News

  • Class of 1973 gathers for reunion

    Campbellsville and Taylor County high schools' graduating classes of 1973 combined for a 35-year reunion on Nov. 15 at Rosewood Country Club in Lebanon. Those attending were, from left, front: Cindy Forman Perkins, Sandra Mattingly, Gena Bohanon Conyers, Peggy Garner Hayes, Ricky Barnett, Thresa Durham Barnett and Debra Edwards Miller.

  • CU art exhibit ends Dec. 11

    Kenzie Rice of Lawrenceburg will show her senior art exhibit at Campbellsville University's Art Gallery through Dec. 11.

    The exhibit is free and open to the public.

    Rice will display paintings, ceramics, prints, drawings and mixed media. A guest artist will be Sarah Sprague, a junior from Vermont.

    Rice will graduate next May with a bachelor of science degree in art with a P-12 certification. She has exhibited artwork at CU's Juried Student Art Shows in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Her painting "Hebrews 11:1" won third place in the 2008 show.

  • KBC Messengers appoint new board members

    Messengers at the Kentucky Baptist Convention's recent annual meeting approved new members for the Kentucky Baptist Convention Mission Board and the boards of several affiliated institutions and agencies.

    Local Board appointments are as follows:

    Campbellsville University Trustees:

  • Whooping cough likely in county

    Whooping cough, or pertussis, is back. According to the Lake Cumberland District Health Department, there are two probable cases of pertussis within Taylor County.

    Letters are being sent home with students from the affected school about the situation, and students and faculty at schools within the county are encouraged to receive a pertussis immunization if they haven't already. In general, most children receive these immunizations during their first five years and then again when they are 10 years old.

  • Surviving the Holidays meetings are Dec. 16, 23

    This holiday season is fast approaching and many of us are likely experiencing a jumble of emotions that we have yet to sort out. 

    Facing a holiday, especially Christmas, after the death of a loved one can be more difficult than your friends and even family members may realize. 

    GriefShare's "Surviving the Holidays" is a way to help not only survive the holidays, but to find strength, healing and the tools to move forward in your daily walk through the deep pain of grief.

  • Being spiritual - it's not what you think

    When somebody says, "I hope you won't take this the wrong way," it's safe to say that what follows is not something you're eager to hear.

    That's how a woman started a conversation with me during a women's retreat where I was the speaker.

    When she said that, we were in the kitchen at the retreat center, picking at leftover brownies. The brownie bit I had just swallowed sank like an anchor in my stomach and I froze.

  • Public record for Dec. 15

    District Civil Filed

    08-C-516, filed 11/10/08; Capital One Bank (USA) NA v. Henry L. Goff of New Columbia Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,044.91, interest, court costs and $156.74 in attorney's fees.

    08-C-519, filed 11/10/08; Capital One Bank (USA) NA v. Todd M. Sapp of North Jackson Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,198.53, interest, court costs and $179.78 in attorney's fees.

  • Woman charged with fourth DUI offense

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with her fourth DUI offense after she was stopped by police for a hanging license plate.

    Tricia L. Burke, 37, of 53 Anna Court was arrested at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3.

    According to Burke's arrest citation, she was stopped by Campbellsville Police K-9 Patrolman Tim Coppage because her license plate was hanging from her vehicle.

    Court records state that Coppage smelled marijuana and Burke appeared to be under the influence of some substance.

  • Carney hosts public forum

    State Representative-elect John "Bam" Carney will host a public forum Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the District Courtroom at the Taylor County Courthouse.

    The purpose of the forum is to discuss the upcoming General Assembly and any other concerns.

  • Lady Cards decisive in fourth

    Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals used a 20-11 fourth quarter to overcome Meade County 54-46 at home on Thursday night.

    The Lady Cards (2-0) trailed 8-2 early before Cayla Rucker hit a free throw and Elizabeth Thomas two lay-ups around a pair of Hope Wigginton three-pointers.

    The Lady Waves fought back to a 24-24 deadlock at halftime and led 35-34 heading to the final eight minutes.

    However, Taylor County took the lead for good on Wigginton’s left base-line trey and used a Rucker three, her fifth of the night, to lead 45-40.