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Today's News

  • March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    If you are 50 years old or older, it's time to be screened for colon cancer.

    That's the message the Kentucky Department for Public Health is sending Kentuckians in March as part of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Anyone who falls into this age group, or has a family history of the disease, should talk to a health care provider about colon cancer screening.

  • Lil T's open

    Owners Gary Porter and his daughter Candace had a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at Lil T's Traffic Stop, 906 Lebanon Ave.

    Grand opening day was set for Feb. 18 to celebrate Candace Porter's son Thomas' birthday. Lil T's is named in memory of Thomas Porter.

    Local representatives including Mayor Brenda Allen and Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers attended. Guests were served cake, donuts and refreshments.

  • Hold that newspaper obituary

    For years community newspapers have been riding the coattails of metropolitan dailies. The ride hasn't been all that great.

    Nationally, newspaper readership has taken its share of hits and criticisms. But what we knew in the community journalism business was never allowed to make forecasting reports because the data from our sector was jaded by the dailies, where a different story was emerging.

  • Bowen is Mid-South Media Person of the Year

    Greg Bowen, sales manager for Campbellsville and Greensburg Commonwealth Broadcasting stations, has been named the Mid-South Conference Media Person of the Year.

    Bowen spearheaded the creation of the Campbellsville University Sports Network for the 2007-2008 football and basketball seasons. Bowen was producer/coordinator of the broadcasts over the networks that included WGRK in Greensburg, ESPN Radio in Campbellsville, WXAM in Hodgenville, WLBN in Lebanon and WEIL in Elizabethtown. Internet streams on campbellsville.edu and wtcosports.com were also created.

  • Karnes joins Davina's

    Nina Karnes has joined Davina's Plaza Salon, Central Plaza, as a hairstylist.

    Karnes has more then four years of experience. She specializes in color, cuts and perms for the entire family.

    Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are available after hours.

  • Minor, Graham join Watson's Salon

    Watson's Beauty Salon, 109 Dale Ave., has two new stylists.

    Emily Minor and Marsha Graham have joined the staff.

    Minor and Graham specialize in hair extensions, updos and color.

    Walk-ins are welcome.

  • Holy Week and Easter services planned at St. Thomas Church

    St. Thomas Church has several services planned for Holy Week and Easter. A schedule of events follows:

    Sunday, March 16 - Palm Sunday: blessing and distribution of palms, remembrance of Christ's entrance into Jerusalem; and Holy Communion, 11 a.m.

    Thursday, March 20 - Agape supper and Maundy Thursday observance with Holy Communion, beginning with supper at 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 21 - Good Friday traditional liturgy, 1 p.m. at St. Thomas Church; and "Seven Last Words from the Cross," at 7 p.m. at Fannie Chapel C.M.E. Church, located on Durham Street.

  • CBC to host 'Journey to Easter'

    Campbellsville Baptist Church members have been transforming the gym of the Christian Life Center into Jerusalem for this year's Easter presentation, "The Journey to Easter." Pictured are Lallie Davis, Natalie Houk and Jan Speer. The free event will take place tomorrow through Sunday, beginning at 6:30 each night. Guests may arrive any time between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.

  • Brass Company to perform free in Lebanon

    Brass Company, a brass group made up of trumpet, horn, trombone and tuba players, will perform a free concert at the Rosewood Golf Club in Lebanon at 7 p.m. Monday, March 17.

    The group has previously won a Chamber Music America Rural Residency and worked with Kentucky students for four years.

    The Brass Company gives a thorough introduction to the brass family of instruments and members use their virtuoso skills on the hose-a-phone to teach students how instruments actually work.

    For more information, contact Melissa Knight at (270) 692-3177.

  • Youth Leadership visits Frankfort

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Youth Leadership members visited Frankfort on Feb. 19. Comprised of seventh- and eighth-grade students, the group toured the State Capitol and received souvenir packets on behalf of State Rep. Russ Mobley.