Today's News

  • Kroger makes donation to TCES

    Kroger recently donated a TV and DVD player to Taylor County Elementary School. Pictured are TCES Principal Herbert Wheat and Kroger Store Manager Kevin Taylor. Also present was Assistant Manager Sam Merritt.

  • Saturday is World AIDS Day

    Saturday is World AIDS Day, a day to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS, to fight prejudice, improve education and to remind people that HIV has not gone away.

    It is also a day to remember those infected and affected with HIV/AIDS and to memorialize the many loved ones who have passed away.

  • Hicks

    Loyde and Deloris Greer Hicks of Carrollton, Ga., formerly of Adair County, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 1.

    The Hickses were married on Dec. 6, 1957, at Roley Christian Church in Columbia. James Prince performed the ceremony.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Monday, Dec. 3 - Head Start, Taylor County Elementary School and day care centers.

    Tuesday, Dec. 4 - Taylors Chapel, KY 210, Social Band Road and Mt. Carmel.

    Wednesday, Dec. 5 - Lone Valley, Columbia Road, Meadowcreek, Davis Road and Hathaway Drive.

    Thursday, Dec. 6 - Forest Hills, Plainview and Medco Center.

    Friday, Dec. 7 - Campbellsville Adult Day Care, Greensburg Road and Friendship Pike.

    Monday, Dec. 10 - No route.

    Tuesday, Dec. 11 - Speck Ridge, Elk Horn Road and Knifley Road.

    Wednesday, Dec. 12 - Old Lebanon Road and Windsor Gardens.

  • CU knocks off defending national champs

    Campbellsville University's men's basketball team rolled past defending national champion and pre-season No. 1-rated Oklahoma City in-between home wins over Faulkner (Ala.) and Spalding to improve their overall mark to 7-2.

    Coach Keith Adkins' 11th-rated squad began its three-wins-in-four-days by conquering No. 4 Faulkner 68-57 on Friday in the first night of the Eighth Annual Lou Cunningham Classic.

    Nestor Colmenares led the attack with 18 points and 11 rebounds while Marcus Nicks had 11 points, and nine rebounds and Bubba Long 11 points and seven assists.

  • Lady Tigers drop close encounters

    Campbellsville University's Lady Tigers dropped a pair of games by five points to McKendree and Union (Tenn.) University.

    The Lady Tigers lost 70-69 in overtime to McKendree at Lindsey Wilson College on Saturday.

    Coach Ginger Colvin's team fought back from a double-digit deficit to send the game into overtime.

    Priscila Alves led the Lady Tigers with 16 points while Courtney Danis added 15 points and Meagan Murphy had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

    Alexia Williams had eight points and six rebounds off the CU bench.

  • Annual Woman's Club Christmas home tour is Sunday

    It's an opportunity to see inside some of Campbellsville's most beautiful homes. Whether the homes are large or small, with simple decor or lavish furnishings, each will have something special to offer viewers this Christmas season.

    Campbellsville Woman's Club will host the annual Christmas Home Tour this Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The event serves as the club's main fundraiser for scholarships for two local students. President Roberta Moore says she would like for the club to be able to offer four scholarships.

  • Jude-Gabbert

    Jessica Lynn Jude and David Allen Gabbert, both of Campbellsville, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 1 at St. Mark United Methodist Church.

    Andy Hughes performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Calvin and Tammy Jude of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Patrick and Barbara Moore of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Charlene Gabbert of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Orville and Margie Hughes of Campbellsville.

    Beth Jude of Campbellsville served as her sister's maid of honor.

  • Hurry up and wait

    (Note: This is adapted from my book, "Prayers God Always Answers.")

    My soul was in anguish. I knew exactly how King David felt when he wrote his laments, wondering how long he had to wait for God to answer his prayers.

    I was 11 years old and I had been waiting my entire life to shave my legs. However, my mom said I needed to wait, but what do moms know? I had a forest growing on my lower limbs that needed razing - right then.

  • 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.