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Today's News

  • Adair escapes again with 50-42 win over CHS

    Adair County scored 23 of the final 35 points to post a 50-42 home-court victory over Campbellsville on Tuesday night.

    The Eagles, who played without Shumari Bridgewater who was sitting out a one-game suspension after being ejected during Saturday's game at Christian Academy, battled the Fifth Region favorite Indians and led by as many as five points and held a 30-27 advantage with 4:05 left in the third frame.

  • St. Thomas Church to host Christmas Eve celebration

    St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 116 S. Columbia Ave., will observe the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ on Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.

    "This traditional service uses liturgy that dates back to the 2nd Century C.E.," said Karl Lusk, St. Thomas' pastor. "We'll sing the Christmas traditional hymns and also use a new setting for the service music, the St. James Press Christmas Service."

    Lusk noted that this music uses familiar hymn tunes for the sung portions of the Holy Communion service.

  • Groups gear up for annual holiday giving

    Connie Wooley is surrounded by toys. To her left are dolls, make-up kits and stuffed animals. To her right are action figures, trucks and cars. It may be an unusual scene for a fire department, but it's common this time of year at the Campbellsville Fire Department.

    With the Holiday Helpline now closed, several groups are gearing up to gather toys and food to help make a memorable Christmas for those less fortunate.

    With many toys already on hand, Wooley, the fire department's administrative assistant, said the supply won't last.

    "We'll have to buy more."

  • Tigers get eighth straight

    Sixth ranked Campbellsville University built a 21-point lead in the second half en route to its 11th win of the season, 73-55 at Berea College on Saturday night.

    The Tigers held Berea to 33.3 percent shooting, including 20.7 percent from the three-point line and had three players score in double digits.

    Marcus Nicks paced the Tigers with 14 points, including 7-8 from the free-throw line, Kyle Martin had 12 points and Nestor Colmenares chipped in 11.

    Campbellsville (11-2) hosts Berry (Ga.) in the final game of the 2007 portion of the season on Monday at 6:00.

  • Local briefs

    Winter storm coming

    Emergency management officials are warning residents of a winter storm expected to hit Central Kentucky during the weekend.

    According to a press release from Taylor County Emergency Management, a developing winter storm is expected to move through the state from Friday night through Sunday morning. The long range forecast is a wintry mix, which means ice.

    While it appears that the storm will hit Taylor County this weekend, a slight shift in the storm's path could be the difference between snow and rain.

  • Bucca Kids Corner

    Joseph Lorenzo Bucca is the 1-year-old son of Daniel Bucca and Robin Bowen Bucca of Alexandria, Va. His grandparents are J.R. and Bernice Bowen of Campbellsville and Diana Bucca of Reading, Pa.

  • Public record for Dec. 13

    Traffic

    Jason R. May, 25, of Wildflower Drive in Campbellsville, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, dismissed.

    Leslie H. McNeill, 32, of Southside Drive in Campbellsville, failure to wear seat belts, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

    Lauren E. Redding, 19, of Bridgeport-Benson Road in Frankfort, speeding, $168, prepayable.

  • TC Chiropractic donates food

    Taylor County Chiropractic, 100 Greenbriar Drive, collected more than 700 pounds of food Nov. 13-28 for the local food pantry. Exams, X-rays and case histories were given at no charge with a minimum 10-can donation to the food bank. Pictured are, from left, Wendy Picket, Dr. Janna Gresham and Rayna Landis.

  • GAs deliver comfort packages

    Pleasant Hill Baptist Church's Girls in Action recently visited Taylor Regional Hospital and delivered comfort packages to the waiting rooms in the Women's Center, ICU and Emergency Room. They also delivered cookies to the nurses' stations in the Women's Center, Pediatrics, ICU and Emergency Room. Pictured at the Women's Center nursing station are, from left, Sierra Young, Sabrina Garrison, Kacie Underwood, Madison Handy, Mackenzie Sprowles, Korri Briggs, Brianna Handy and Desiree White.

  • Lady Indians pull away late from Campbellsville

    Adair County's Lady Indians used a second-half run to pull away from Campbellsville 59-36 Tuesday night in Columbia.

    Coach Mike Sneed's Lady Eagles held three first-quarter leads before Adair County used 10 points from Carli Burton to pull ahead for good.

    CHS trailed only 21-20 before the Lady Indians scored the final four points of the first half.

    The Lady Eagles stayed within striking distance and trailed only 35-31 when Bronte Karr nailed a three-pointer at 3:51 of the third quarter.