Today's News

  • Communion fun 101

    When I was little I used to play church with my dolls and stuffed animals.

    I'd take gooey white Wonder Bread, smash it flat and tear it into round communion wafers. Then I'd pour Kool-Aid into colorful shiny aluminum tumblers, the kind that used to sweat when they're cold, and that was my wine.

    I'd say the words, "the body of Christ" and "the blood of Christ," and I'd have my holy snack and then go on to play something else - Chutes and Ladders with my sister or put on my roller skates and skate around the block.

  • Ball joins Campbellsville clinic as director

    Colleen Ball, PT, joined Campbellsville Kort Physical Therapy as clinic director effective Nov. 26.

    In practice since 1985, Ball is experienced in acute care, rehabilitation and outpatient therapy.

    She has experience in treating total joint replacement, thoracic spine and hip conditions, aquatic therapy, and hand and shoulder injuries. In addition, Ball is a certified ASTYM provider and will be offering aquatic therapy in addition to land-based therapy.

  • Property transfers for Dec. 4

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

    Valco Industries Inc. dba Goff Fleetwood Home Center of New Columbia Road in Campbellsville to David Arthur Clark, trustee, under the Corderro Russell Irrevocable Trust No. 1 dated Aug. 27, 2008, by Corderro Russell, by and through his mother and guardian, Cassandra Meredith, of White Pine Circle in Campbellsville, Lot 7 of Ten Oakes Subdivision, on KY 3183, $103,000.

  • CU youth ministry conference discusses ways to engage youth in churches

    "Youth in churches actually want more from their youth ministry experience," said the Rev. Joe Ball, who works with the Youth Ministry and Sunday School Department at the Kentucky Baptist Convention, as he talked at Campbellsville University's Youth Ministry Conference on Nov. 15 in Ransdell Chapel.

    Forty-two youth ministers and others interested in the field from Kentucky and Indiana attended the session.

  • Friendship Baptist plans holiday events

    Friendship Baptist Church has several upcoming events planned. The church is located at 5411 Bengal Road in Campbellsville.

    On Sunday, Dec. 7, the Oneida Baptist Institute Choir will be leading worship during the 11 a.m. service.

    The Oneida choir travels the state and is in great demand. The community is invited to come and enjoy this special event.

    Friendship Baptist Church will also host its annual "Kids Christmas Celebration" on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 2 to 3 p.m.

  • Milby-Bloyd

    Brooke Milby and Adam Bloyd exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    The bride is the daughter of Timmy and Susan Milby of Summersville and Jamie and Millie Pippin of Greensburg. Her grandparents are Linda Hodges of Gabe and the late Harry Lewis Hodges.

    The groom is the son of Eddie and Sharon Bloyd of Greensburg. His grandparents are Tutor and Aileen Benningfield of Campbellsville.

    A reception will take place at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Summersville Elementary School.

  • Council OKs carbon project

    The City may soon get paid for helping the environment.

    During its regular meeting Monday night, Campbellsville City Council members approved a proposal from Environmental Credit Corp., a New York-based company that wants to burn methane produced at the City's landfill, reducing harmful emissions into the environment.

  • Benefit planned for Dec. 6

    A benefit with food and an auction has been planned for Mitchell Bright on Saturday, Dec. 6.

    Proceeds will go toward Bright's medical bills for treatment of a rare brain tumor.

    Food will be served at 5 p.m. and the auction will begin at 6 p.m. at the Community Center.

    Chili, vegetable soup, potato soup, hot dogs, chips, beans, cornbread, desserts and drinks will be available.

    Donations will be accepted.

    For more information, call 465-2786, 465-4916, (270) 699-5745, 403-5508, 403-5524, 465-6413 or (270) 692-3339.


  • Congressman will place official papers at Campbellsville University

    U.S. Rep. Ron Lewis will be at Campbellsville University tomorrow at 1:30 to announce that he will be placing his official congressional papers at CU.

    Having Lewis' congressional papers at CU means that the official records of his tenure in the U.S. House of Representatives will be permanently retained as a collection at Campbellsville University and made available for future review and research.

    The papers of such long-serving officials is a valued addition to a university library and archives.

  • Dudgeon-Cook

    Kimberly Hope Dudgeon and Adrian Shawn Cook, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 6.

    Dudgeon is the daughter of Mike Dudgeon and Betsy Dudgeon, both of Campbellsville.

    Cook is the son of Jim and Anita Bowman of Hustonville.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Campbellsville. A reception will follow in the church's fellowship hall.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.