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Today's News

  • Bald is beautiful

     

    In its 10th year of operation in Campbellsville, St. Baldrick’s has surpassed $400,000 raised for pediatric cancer research after Saturday’s head shaving event at Powell Gymnasium on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    Lead organizer Donna Wise said the organization had met its goal of reaching $34,150 this year, which placed it over its 10-year goal of $400,000.

  • Bill would require some hospitals to report drug abuse

    A bill sitting on Gov. Matt Bevin’s desk at press time is designed to curb the abuse of prescription drugs, and Taylor Regional Hospital would be affected by the bill.

    House Bill 314, which would tighten the reporting of toxicology screenings by Kentucky hospitals, passed in the Kentucky House of Representatives last month, and passed in the Kentucky Senate last week.

  • Fans across state ‘flip’ for Jolly

     

    Most people in Taylor County know him as “Jolly.” At Taylor County High School basketball games, he has become quite a sensation, known for his exceptional ability to perform backflips.

    After the Taylor County Cardinals boys’ basketball team made its third consecutive trip to the Boys’ Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena in Lexington last week, Damond Jolly became known to thousands across the state of Kentucky and across the country.

  • Documentary featuring Green River to be shown March 30 at civic center

     

    A documentary that heavily features Green River will be shown later this month at the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    “Kentucky Wild Rivers: Secrets of Discovery” will be shown Thursday, March 30, at 7 p.m. Campbellsville University professor Dr. Richie Kessler will be there to discuss the film. Admission is free.

    “There are a number of scenes in the documentary that feature the Green River, along with other beautiful wild rivers in the state,” said Kessler.

  • Shining a light on opioid issue

    As I stood there in the sanctuary of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church Sunday night, with the lights completely out and the only light in the room illuminating from several candles burning, I thought about the significance of what was happening in the moment.

    This was not any ordinary church service that I attended on a random Sunday evening in April. This was a service dedicated to providing prayer and support for those struggling in the chains of addiction and those who have loved ones struggling.

  • Holmes, LWC signees, Ky. All Stars, Earnhardt Jr.

     

    John “J.B.” Holmes returns to the PGA TOUR on Thursday in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
    Holmes will pair with Bubba Watson and tee off at 2:02 p.m. on Thursday at TPC Louisiana and 8:52 a.m. on Friday.
    It’s the first time since 1981 the PGA TOUR is hosting an official team tournament.
    TV coverage will be from 3:30-6:30 on Golf Channel and Saturday and Sunday from 1-2:30 on Golf Channel and 3-6 on CBS.

  • Lady Cards pummel Lady Eagles 14-5

     

  • Baseball Eagles hold off Cardinals

     

  • Campbellsville earns MSC regular-season baseball title

     

  • Campbellsville Youth Baseball inducts three

     

    Campbellsville Youth Baseball inducted three members into its Hall of Fame before Saturday’s season openers at Miller Park. Terry Tedder, Julie Jessie (representing her late husband, Kimble) and Marshall Wingler joined previous honorees — Lynn Kearney and the entire Kearney family in 2015 and Gary Hash and George and Ann Maynard in 2016. CYB president Gary England said the board plans to honor  many more deserving Hall of Famers in the years to come.