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Today's News

  • Birth Announcements

    Christa Wright and Adam Hicks of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Lilly Rayne Hicks, at 5:55 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long.

  • Diversion revoked in theft case

    A Burkesville woman has had her diversion revoked and will spend three years in prison on a theft charge.

    Jessica Ann Sweeney, 32, of 225 Spring Branch Road appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

    In February 2006, Sweeney pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking more than $300. At that time, she was granted a three-year pretrial diversion and ordered to have no contact with Wal-Mart Supercenter and pay $698.82 in restitution.

    If she failed the terms of her diversion, Sweeney was to be sentenced to three years in prison.

  • RoBards opens law office in Shelbyville

    J.R. RoBards has opened a legal practice in Shelbyville at the Stanley-Casey House, 301 Washington St.

    RoBards is a 1995 graduate of Campbellsville High School and is a veteran of the U.S. Marines, where he served on active duty from 1995-1999.

  • Painting to be raffled Saturday

    The Adair County High School Class of 1994 Craig's Classmates Relay for Life Team is selling chances to win a painting of the Columbia Courthouse by local artist Trena Corbin.

    Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The drawing will be Saturday at Christmas in Columbia.

    Proceeds from ticket sales will go to Relay for Life in memory of Craig Hare and in honor of Jamie Bennett.

    The painting can be viewed at Sheila's Country Junction at 206 Public Square in Columbia.

  • Jackson Quarters opens

    A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently hosted at Jackson Quarters Green River Resort, 5068 Old Lebanon Road. Employees seated front row, from left, are: Travis Bright, Bobbie Hurst, Dennis Brinley, Marie Tucker, Debbie Parker and Alma Brinley. Jackson Quarters is available for special occasions. It sleeps 20, includes two master suites, four bathrooms, a game room, swimming pool and a large hot tub. A guesthouse is also available that sleeps six. Reservations are flexible and there's a chef available.

    Call Green River Marina for more information.

  • Hudgins competes in Miss Kentucky Teen

    Taylor Hudgins recently competed at the Miss Kentucky Teen Pageant in Louisville. Hudgins represented Metcalfe County after being named Miss Metcalfe County Teen in July. She is the 14-year-old daughter of Tim and Cynthia Hudgins of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Rachel Hovious of Campbellsville and Bernice Hudgins of Greensburg.

  • Lady Cards fall 58-55 at home in season debut

    Washington County used a 16-0 third-quarter run to go from three down to 13 up and held off Taylor County's Lady Cardinals 58-55 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both squads.

    Taylor County took the lead at 9-8 on a MeLeigha Pollock basket in the paint and a Cayla Rucker few throw. The Lady Cardinals led until early in the third quarter when Jane Goatley's three-point play gave the Commanderettes the advantage at 29-27 with 5:19 left in the frame.

    Washington County reeled off 13 more points before Taylor County ended the drought on two Rucker charity tosses.

  • CU to host annual 'Tapestry' concert tomorrow

    Campbellsville University's School of Music will ring in the Christmas season with its fourth annual "Christmas Tapestry" concert on Friday, Nov. 30.

    The program will begin at 7 p.m. in the university's Ransdell Chapel.

    The concert will feature a wide variety of the school's ensembles performing secular and sacred music of the season.

    The Jazz Ensemble, the University Orchestra, the Chamber Choir and the School of Music Festival Choir will be featured, as well as several other smaller ensembles.

  • Lady Dragons drop CHS 69-42 in season opener.

    Green County, which returns much of its team from a year ago, raced out to leads of 20-8, 38-18 and 56-27 and cruised past the homestanding Campbellsville High School Lady Eagles 69-42 on Tuesday night in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.

    Megan Hartfield led a balanced Lady Dragon attack with 19 points while Brittany Estes scored 12 and reserve Jordan Perkins nine.

    Eighth-grader Tiffany Slone led Mike Sneed's Lady Eagles with 13 points while junior Bronte Karr added 11 and eighth-grader Destiny Wilson nine.

    Campbellsville did win the junior varsity encounter 36-30.

  • McDonald's raises funds for KCS

    Kentucky Christian School alumni Megan Romines, Trevor McWhorter, Greg Manning and Jennifer England collect McDonald's receipts from Todd and Leigh Ann Sadler as a fundraiser for KCS.