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Today's News

  • Smoking on its way out

    Smoking in Campbellsville restaurants could soon cost $50, and a restaurant that allows it could be fined hundreds of dollars.

    First reading of a proposed smoking ban drew several Taylor County residents to speak both for and against the issue at Monday night's Campbellsville City Council meeting.

  • Belhaven blasts CU gridders 48-20

    Belhaven (Miss.) College raced out to a 28-0 first-half lead and rolled to a 48-20 triumph over visiting Campbellsville University on Saturday afternoon in Jackson, Miss.

    The Tigers did score three second-half touchdowns and accumulated 394 total yards, 244 on the ground.

    Greg Fountain started the CU scoring with a 79-yard run and surpassed the 1,000-yard rushing plateau.

    In the fourth quarter, Detrick Briggs tallied on a two-yard run and Geoffrey James scored from 17 yards out with 52 seconds left in the Mid-South Conference contest.

  • Vallett-Holmes Shower

    Sara Vallett and J.B. Holmes were honored with a wedding shower on Sept. 30 at Campbellsville Vineyard. Pictured are, from left, hostesses Donna Williams and Linda Judd, J.B. and Sara, and hostesses Brenda Parsons and Julie Jessie. The wedding will take place in Nashville, Tenn. on Nov. 24.

  • CU named one of America's Best Christian Colleges

    Campbellsville University is one of 137 colleges and universities nationwide to be recognized as "America's Best Christian Colleges."

    The independent research/consulting organization, Institutional Research & Evaluation, compiled this 11th annual listing based on analysis and review of its Annual National College Survey.

  • Don't give up on God

    When my youngest daughter was 15 she began an unrelenting campaign to pierce her eyebrow.

    She once handed me seven pages of documented Internet research, complete with a list of "35 Reasons to Say Yes." ("It will not harm any living creature." "I won't wear the eyebrow ring to any formal occasion." "It is better than piercing my tongue.")

    I found it amusing and I admired her persistence - until the Day of the Pringles.

    We were at the market and as she followed me up and down the aisles, she jabbered non-stop about getting her eyebrow pierced.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    Nov. 12-16

    Monday - Pizza, corn, tossed salad, French fries, apple and milk.

    Tuesday - Burrito, tater tots, pork and beans, animal crackers, peach cup and milk.

    Wednesday - Chili, crackers, cheese slice, vegetable sticks, oatmeal square, orange half and milk.

    Thursday - Baked chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cocktail, rolls and milk.

    Friday - Fish, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, coleslaw, sherbet and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    Nov. 12-16

  • Looking for veterans

    My name is Kyle Nappi. I am 17 years old and I live in Ostrander, Ohio. I was wondering if you could do me a favor.

    I have a big interest in history, specifically World War II. I collect military medals, patches, badges, insignia, field gear and a very unique thing, veterans' autographs. I have a scrapbook collection of autographs from military veterans who served during WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf War and the present war in Iraq.

  • Humphress-Burress

    Amanda Ann Humphress and Adam Lee Burress, both of Elk Horn, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, July 28 at Feathersburg First Church of God.

    Bro. Christopher Cofer performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Alvin and Marsha Humphress of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Kenneth and Ina Humphress of Elk Horn and Maudye Hovious of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Rodney and Toni Burress of Elk Horn. His grandparents are Bobby Lee and Dorothy Burress of Elk Horn, Rose Miller of Liberty and the late Thomas Miller.

  • Proud parent of a soldier

    Watching our kids grow up, we always wonder what they will grow up to be. We try to help them, but eventually it will be their own decision. We can only hope and pray that they will make good choices as they get older.

    That brings me to Pfc. Montrell Durham. Montrell was a graduate of Campbellsville High School, where he played football. He liked playing, but as his father, I don't think he had the drive or motivation to be an outstanding player.

  • Mayor discusses annexation issue

    Several council members and I have been visiting with residents in the proposed annexation area this past week. Several good questions have been asked by the residents and I thought it may be useful to those who will be voting on this issue to know the questions and answers prior to the election:

    Will the school district change?

    No, the city and county school districts have nothing to do with the city limits.

    When will the sewer be installed?