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Today's News

  • Three local men appointed to KBC committees

    Three Campbellsville men are among Kentucky Baptist Convention President William Henard's appointments for committee chairmen. Each will serve for one year.

    Henard, who was elected to a one-year term as president at the KBC's annual meeting in November, has appointed the following chairpersons of standing committees:

  • Annual candle lighting ceremony is Dec. 9

    The annual Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9.

    The U.S. Senate has, for several years, joined in the Worldwide Candle Lighting remembrance by unanimously passing resolutions at the request of the Compassionate Friends, declaring the second Sunday in December of each year as National Children's Memorial Day.

  • All in a day's work

    Campbellsville National Bank used a 63-hour window of opportunity to tear down a 17-year-old structure on East Broadway and move its banking offices into a new facility nearly in the same spot.

    "It took a lot of coordination and a flurry of activity," CNB President Leroy Bratcher said Monday. "But we did it."

  • Health Department open new facility

    Taylor County Health Department, City, County and state officials were on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the health department's new location on the Campbellsville Bypass. The department will open its new location on Wednesday, Dec. 12.

  • Greek Revival

    Seventh grade students at Campbellsville Middle School in Shamarie Claiborne's and Farrah Hord's social studies classes recently collaborated and created an interactive unit on Greece.

    Students wrote historical fiction papers and created ancient artifacts as well as time capsules. They presented their time capsules at a Greek festival in which students dressed as Greek citizens and sampled Greek foods.

  • Abell art is part of statewide exhibit

    Tiffany Abell, a Campbellsville High School ninth-grader, has her artwork, "Sharpie," displayed as a part of the Very Special Arts exhibit. Her work was one of just 34 art pieces chosen from more than 115 entries statewide. Her artwork is traveling throughout the state in a display that began at a conference at the Galt House in Louisville on Nov. 19-20. A copy of her print is on display at Campbellsville High School in the art hallway. Abell's entry was submitted by Angela Brasser, Campbellsville High School art teacher.

  • Man faces rape, sodomy charges

    A Missouri man has been indicted on charges that accuse him of raping and sodomizing a juvenile.

    Corey M. Caldwell, 29, of 4141 Chrysler Ave. in Independence was indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Caldwell was charged with third-degree rape and third-degree sodomy.

    According to the indictment, Caldwell is accused of having sexual intercourse with a person younger than 16 in November 2006 and August 2007.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Greg Brown investigated.

  • Police briefs

    Police investigate business burglaries Campbellsville Police are investigating the burglaries of two local businesses. According to a news release, during the overnight hours of Dec. 1 or the early morning hours of Dec. 2, Due Dirty Laundry and Sonshine Natural Foods were broken into. Police have no released information concerning what was taken at the businesses, which are located next to each other on Nancy Cox Drive. Campbellsville Police Lt. Terry Lile and Officer Travis Begley are investigating.

  • CU hoopsters route Urbana 92-63

    Campbellsville University rolled past Urbana (Ohio) 92-63 on Friday night in their annual game at Gallatin County High School in Warsaw, Ky.

    The Tigers rolled to a 45-23 half-time lead and coach Keith Adkins was able to use 12 players for at least eight minutes apiece.

    Nestor Colmenares paced CU with 16 ponts and nine rebounds while Bubba Long and Deveon Jenkins added 13 points apiece and Shawn Savage had 10.

  • Beating the odds: Man outlives doctors' predictions

    He was told he had only three or four days left to live. But nearly four years later, Jimmie Brockman says he's still alive because of his faith in God.

    Brockman, now 62, had lost about 40 pounds in the spring of 2003. He was working eight- to 10-hour days in quality control at Parker-Kalon and was spending three or four hours each night on his farm raising Angus cattle.