Today's News

  • Asbury United Methodist celebrates 105 years

    Asbury United Methodist Church celebrated 105 years in ministry on Sunday morning, Sept. 14.

    More than 150 people gathered at the church at 9600 New Columbia Road on the Adair-Taylor county line to celebrate.

    Cal Turner Jr., chairman of the Cal Turner Family Foundation, Lindsey Wilson College trustee and retired CEO, chairman and president of Dollar General Corp., was the featured speaker.

  • Pastor to speak at CU convo Oct. 29

    The Rev. Matthew E. Smyzer Jr., executive director of the Baptist Fellowship Center and pastor of Beargrass Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville, will be the speaker at Campbellsville University's chapel series Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Ransdell Chapel at 10 a.m.

    The public is invited to attend.

    The Baptist Fellowship Center is a missions center that is noted as a national model for cooperative ministries between all races of people, with a major focus on Angelo and African-American relationships.

  • Hash Kids Corner

    Brady Len Hash is the 7-month-old son of Troy and Susie Hash of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Harlan and Nell Hash and Merle and Aileen Benningfield, all of Campbellsville.

  • Early Days


    Oct. 22, 1998

    Cheryl Lynne Williams and John Deason announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, Oct. 24.

    Holly Marie Jones, daughter of Gary and Melissa Jones, was named Campbellsville Cover Girl for ages 10-12. She will compete in the state finals in April.

    Thomas and Elender Cox recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

    Marcus Whitley, a 1989 graduate of Taylor County High School, was a recent guest speaker at the 1998 Kentucky Coordinated School Health Program.

  • Our children are the reason we Relay

    Each year, the American Cancer Society hosts its Relay For Life fundraising event in cities across the nation to support the fight against cancer.

    Teams of supporters gather for this overnight event to raise funds and walk all night to show their commitment to finding a cure for cancer. If you talk to cancer survivors at Relay, most will tell you that they walk not only for themselves but for their children. Their hope is that their children will never be diagnosed with cancer.

  • Ferriell-Long

    Elizabeth Ann Ferriell and Gary Mitchell Long Jr. were married on Friday, June 20 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

    Fr. Bill Medley performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Laura Ferriell of Loretto. Her grandparents are Rose Hall and Dorothy Medley, both of Loretto, and the late Joseph Rollie Hall, Charles Raphael Ferriell and James Werner Medley.

  • The late Dr. Bobby Himes honored

    The late Dr. Bobby Himes was honored posthumously during Kentucky Weslelyan College's annual alumni awards celebration on Friday, Sept. 26 at the country club in Owensboro.

    Following the meal, a musical performance was given by Dr. Diane Earle and Alfred Abel.

    KWC President Dr. Cheryl D. King presented the awards.

    Himes' daughter, Renee Abell, accepted the Alumni Achievement Award on behalf of her father. Himes died on June 28.

  • Mt. Gilead plans ham supper fundraiser

    Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Green County is hosting an all-you-can-eat country ham supper this weekend to help raise money for its building fund.

    The event will be Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. ET at the church.

    Guests will be seated by a hostess and served family style. The meal will consist of country ham, red eye gravy, mashed potatoes, home-grown green beans, coleslaw, fried apples and homemade biscuits along with homemade jams and jellies. Drinks are included.

    Church members will also be performing gospel music for visitors to enjoy before and after their meal.

  • First Cumberland honors pastor for 10 years of ministry

    First Cumberland Presbyterian Church's congregation honored its pastor, Wayne Brooks and his wife Dianna, on Sunday, Oct. 19 with a special service and dinner for their 10th church anniversary.

    About 100 attended the celebration.

    The Clark Family provided gospel music for the event. The group consists of Brad and Dianne Clark and Ron Barnett, all of Bowling Green, and Vanessa Milby and Tom Clark, both of Campbellsville.

  • Burchell celebrates first birthday

    Kylie Burchell celebrated her first birthday on Oct. 3. She is the daughter of Steven and Kelley Burchell of Lexington. Her grandparents are Larry and Dale Marie Burchell of Campbellsville and Mike and Candy Barber of Lexington. Great-grandparents are Beulah Burchell of Bradfordsville and Ada Thompson of New Haven.