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Today's News

  • With love from Santa

    More than 500 children had a better Christmas because of the efforts of Toys for Tots and Toys for Kids. Full-time Rescue and fire employees joined with volunteers on Christmas Eve to deliver packages. Commonwealth Broadcasting assists Toys for Tots and WVLC The Big Dawg assists Toys for Kids in raising needed money to support both programs.

  • Let's make the best of a brand new year

    In about a hundred hours the calendar will flip to a new year - 2008. Almost hard to believe, isn't it?

    But as we move ahead, we know that promises can be a dime a dozen. The ones we make that are worth carrying through are as scarce as a hen's teeth. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't try.

    We may have a few personal things that we're going to resolve in 2008 - trim a few pounds, stop smoking, get right with God, rekindle a friendship, or be a better mom or dad.

  • Kevin Spencer and Friends in concert

    Kevin Spencer and Friends will be in concert at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30 at South Summersville Baptist Church. For more information, call (270) 932-5419 or (270) 403-4643.

  • Central Elite All-Stars take first

    Central Elite All-Stars recently took first place in the Cheer LTD Competition at Berea College. The cheerleaders are, from left, front: Kelsey Lahiff, Lydia Cave, Paige Wilcher, Brianna Hicks and Taylor Blevins. Middle: Haley Wright, Hannah Reynolds, Katelyn Gosser, Nikki Hicks and Jessie Cash. Back: Amanda Gabehart, Hannah Feather and Larry Hurlbutt, an assistant with Central Elite.

  • Cowgill speaks on 'double the numbers' initiative at CU

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Brad Cowgill, interim president of the Council on Postsecondary Education, visited the campus of Campbellsville University on Wednesday, Dec. 19, as part of the Council's "double the numbers" initiative.

    Cowgill spoke to a gathering of CU senior administrative and academic leaders along with a group of community leaders on the mission of the CPE and its core mission of working to advance educational attainment in Kentucky.

  • Robinson Chapel to host watch night service

    Robinson Chapel Church will have a night watch service on Monday, Dec.31 beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

    New Dawn will be singing.

    The church is located on KY 551 near Knifley.

    The community is invited to attend. For more information call 465-6528 or 465-7151.

  • 'The Lord God made them all' ... Maggie,too

    "All things bright and beautiful,

    all creatures great and small,

    all things wise and wonderful:

    the Lord God made them all."

    -Cecil Frances Alexander

    from All Things Bright and Beautiful

    Cats are interesting creatures. I love their individual personalities and the "I will, but only because I want to," mentality they project. There's something comforting about a cat curling up on my lap in the evenings.

  • Beard

    J.T. and Melva Beard, formerly of Campbellsville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Chatham, La., with a surprise reception hosted by their children and grandchildren. The Beards were married at Campbellsville Christian Church on Dec. 6, 1957 by Bro. Bohr. They now live in Chatham and have four children, Scott Beard of Campbellsville, Janie Hlavinka of East Bernard, Texas, Bernie Beard of Plantersville, Texas, and Jeff Beard of West Virginia. They also have seven grandchildren.

  • CU graduates 83 in first-ever December commencement

    Ashley Sidebottom

    Campbellsville University

    "My prayer is that Dec. 14, 2007, be a day you will look back on as a day of achievement and one where you felt a blessed sense of appreciation for all those who have helped make this day possible for you," said Dr. Michael V. Carter, Campbellsville University president, at the first-ever December commencement ceremony in the Ransdell Chapel.

    The traditional senior walk morphed into an evening candlelight walk before the 7 p.m. ceremony beginning at the E. Bruce Heilman Student Complex and ending at the chapel.

  • Eagle Express offers New Year's Eve babysitting

    Eagle Express is offering baby-sitting services on New Year's Eve from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

    Contact Sharon Harris no later than noon on Thursday Dec. 27 at 403-2670 for reservations or more information. Or, e-mail her at sharon.harris@cville.kyschools.us.

    Money raised from this event will help offset state budget cuts to continue to provide programs and opportunities for Campbellsville Middle School's after-school program, Eagle Express.