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Today's News

  • Lawsuit filed over Herron Lane

    Two Elk Horn residents have filed suit against Taylor County Fiscal Court and are asking a judge to settle a controversy over whether their road is actually a County road.

    Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers and magistrates James Jones, Milford Lowe, Ed Gorin, John Gaines, Marshall Caulk and Richard Phillips have answered the lawsuit and are also asking a judge to decide the issue.

  • CU takes two in Lindsey Wilson Classic

    Campbellsville University posted a pair of wins over the weekend in the Lindsey Wilson Classic in Columbia.

    Coach Keith Adkins' Tigers conquered Wayland Baptist 80-41 on Friday night as newcomers Marcus Nicks and Nestor Colmenares scored 19 and 14 points, respectively, while Clinton Joshua added nine and Deveon Jenkins and Bubba Long had eight apiece.

    Colmenares had seven rebounds while Long had five assists and each had three steals.

    Campbellsville downed the University of St. Francis (Ind.) 65-59 on Saturday afternoon.

  • Ethan Clark Kids Corner

    Ethan Chase Clark, 3, is the son of Jeremy and Denee Clark of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Jimmy and Kathy Clark and David and Connie Jacobs, all of Campbellsville. Great-grandparents are Joe and Juanita Dudgeon, Margaret Shively and Loretta Jacobs, all of Campbellsville, Betty Sleets of Louisville and Bob and Brandy Buchanan of Tecumseh, Okla.

  • Campbellsville Elementary students complete architecture project

    Campbellsville Elementary School fourth graders recently completed an architecture project. Students created a model building as part of their math curriculum while studying geometry and construction. Students also had a visit from an architect as part of their culminating event for their unit. Pictured are Brooklyn Harris, Alex Bailey, Austin Chandler and Heather Bailey with their buildings.

  • Tigers' best effort not enough

    Greg Fountain rushed for 320 yards and three touchdowns, but it was not enough for Campbellsville University to knock off No. 4-ranked Bethel University on Saturday afternoon.

    "Probably for the first time this year (we had) a four-quarter effort," Tigers' head coach Jim Deaton said after the game on radio.

    The Tigers (0-10) trailed 14-0 in the first quarter but fought back to within 14-13 at half-time on touchdown runs of 2 and 74 yards by Fountain and a point-after kick by Taylor Pruitt.

  • Squires stationed at Air Force's 'tropical paradise'

    Dona Fair

    U.S. Air Force

    Most people are drawn to the tiny Pacific island of Guam for the warm weather, pristine coral reefs and lush tropical flora. Japanese honeymooners flock there, and this U.S. territory is closer to Japan, the Philippines and Australia than to its closest American neighbor, Hawaii.

    Because of its location in the western Pacific and west of the international dateline, it's the first place on American soil to see the sun rise each morning.

  • Conner profiled in Marquis' 'Who's Who in American Education'

    Jeanette Jones Conner's biography will appear in the 2007-2008 Edition of Marquis' Who's Who in American Education.

    She is a native of Lee County, Va. and graduated from St. Charles High School in Virginia in the top four of her graduating class. After high school, she worked two years in a sewing factory and eight years in Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital.

  • Legion Auxiliary donation

    American Legion Auxiliary Post 82 President Brenda Floyd accepts the first gallon of pop tops from Lawanda Young, who collected the tops from friends and co-workers. The collection will benefit Kentucky Children's Hospital. The goal is to raise $15,000. Members of the auxiliary are also collecting ink and toner cartridges for the same drive.

  • Birth Announcements

    Robert Jr. and Leslie Lamer of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Owen Thomas, at 8:22 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 5 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Ricky and Paula Collins, Rose Mary Osinger and the late Robert H. Lamer Sr.

    Great-grandparents are Esther Milburn, Catherine Kearney and the late Harold Milburn and James Kearney.

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  • Homeless are getting some help

    Food and shelter are two things most of us never have to worry about. But not everyone is so lucky.

    A story in Monday's News-Journal about the problems Debbie Martin experienced drives home the point that homelessness isn't just a big-city problem. It can happen here. It's a real problem, and a solution isn't always easy.

    Luckily, Green River Ministries is trying to do something about homelessness - and just about every other opportunity to help humankind.