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Today's News

  • Extension homemakers to award scholarships

    Taylor County Extension Homemakers have announced that they are again offering college scholarships this year.

    Graduating seniors in Campbellsville and Taylor County high school districts are invited to apply for the $500 award. One scholarship is given in each of the districts.

    In addition to academic, financial and extra-curricular considerations, applicants will be judged on involvement in Family and Consumer Sciences, FCCLA, 4-H and other family and consumer science related courses and activities.

  • CU men's golf first in own tourney

    The Campbellsville University men's golf team captured their Spring Invitational on March 17-18 at the Old Silo Golf Club in Mt. Sterling.

    The Tiger men shot a two-day total of 589 to win the tournament with Cumberland (Tenn.) University the runner-up.

    CU seniors Jeffrey Gumm and Jeff Sullivan each shot a two-day total of 144. Gumm won medalist honors after a three-hole playoff.

  • Thomas, Clark honored with wedding shower

    Shannon Thomas and Chris Clark were honored with a wedding shower at St. Mark United Methodist Church on March 9. Pictured are, from left, Richard and Vivian Thomas, the bride's parents; Shannon and Chris; and Janet and Gerald Clark, the groom's parents. The couple will marry on Saturday, March 29 at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

  • Presbyterian churches to host joint Maundy Thursday service

    Five Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations in Taylor, Marion, Nelson and Washington counties are inviting area residents to attend a worship service today, which is Maundy Thursday.

    The service of Holy Communion and Tenebrae, an ancient liturgy meaning "a service of shadows," will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Springfield Presbyterian Church. The church is located at 140 E. Main St. in Springfield.

  • Citizens gives to KCS

    Kentucky Christian School received a check for $10,000 from Citizens Bank President Mark Johnson. The funds will be added to the school's capital campaign as it searches for a new location. Pictured are, from left, Johnson, KCS Director Gail Gabehart, Board members Sharon Force and David Nunery.

  • White's Ridge hosts Valentines supper

    White's Ridge Baptist Church youth hosted a Valentine's supper at the church on Sunday, Feb. 10. Matt and Lindsay Forrest are youth directors. Youth group meets each Wednesday evening at 7.

  • TCES hires new principal

    A familiar face will greet Taylor County Elementary students next school year.

    Brian Clifford, who started his education career at Taylor County Middle School a decade ago, has been named the new principal at TCES.

    Karen Bruce, elementary teacher and vice chairwoman of the school's site-based decision making council, said the council offered Clifford the job on Tuesday.

    Clifford, who is currently curriculum coordinator at Barren County Schools, said he looks forward to returning to Taylor County.

    "Campbellsville seems like home to my family and I," Clifford said.

  • 'Women Celebrating Women'

    Campbellsville Business and Professional Women focused on Women's History Month with a special program on March 13.

    "Women Celebrating Women" was the theme with a focus on women of the past, present and the future. A generation of women ranging from the ages of 11 to 55 enlightened the group on their challenges and experiences, both personally and professionally.

    Other highlights of the evening were gospel singing, a liturgical dance, country singing and a silent auction.

  • Tiger baseballers drop two in MSC opener at LWC

    The unpredictable early-season weather has been playing havoc on the Campbellsville University baseball Tigers in coach Beauford Sanders' 18th season at the helm.

    The Tigers began the 2008 campaign with a 6-5 home win over Union (Ky.) College on Feb. 19.

    Shortstop Lee Darracott led the CU 10-hit attack with three hits while first-baseman Nick Smith and designated hitter Hector Urbaneja had two hits apiece. Smith had three runs batted in while Darracott and center-fielder Brandon Hunter scored two runs apiece.

  • Lowell Avenue to host 'gas-up' outreach project

    Lowell Avenue Baptist Church youth are sponsoring a "Gas-Up On Us" outreach project on Saturday at Lil T's Traffic Stop.

    Youth group members will be pumping gas, which will be sold at 25 cents off per gallon. There will be a 25-gallon limit per vehicle, and gas will be pumped into vehicle tanks only. No barrels or gas cans will be accepted.

    The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or until 4,000 gallons of gas are sold.

    Lil T's is located at 906 Lebanon Ave. in Campbellsville. For more information, call the church at 465-7163.