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Today's News

  • CU athletes deserve to compete on a level playing field

     

    I didn’t see him complain, but I think Clayton Embry had to feel a little slighted this past weekend.

    Embry is a thrower on the Campbellsville University track and field team, and he placed second in the Mid-South Conference meet at the University of the Cumberlands.

    Why would he feel slighted? Well, because he finished second in the hammer throw, not to a student-athlete, but to a coach.

  • Kentucky's interesting political landscape

    Welcome, Kentucky Derby visitors!
    That’s our hospitable greeting each year as we update you on Kentucky’s political landscape, which continues to be of national interest.

  • Old friends - the best friends

    We span the decades; these old friends of mine.
    “We’re planning to go to the Kentucky Derby. Got any suggestions?” they called and asked me several months ago.
    I didn’t have any, really, other than my sage advice for them to avoid the crowds as much as possible.
    “You haven’t changed,” Cindy laughed. “On the way back, we’ll be there for Sunday worship with you.”
    Which they did, much to my delight.

  • Early Days May 4, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 3, 2007

    Boyer Jones, 82, of Shearee Court in Campbellsville, died Friday, April 27, 2007, at University Hospital in Louisville after an illness.

    Jessica Brown of Campbellsville has been named to the dean’s list for the winter term at National College in Danville.

    Richerson Chiropractic, 202 Nancy Cox Dr., held a ribbon cutting recently for his new office. Dr. Kevin Richerson gradated from Life University College of Chiropractic before locating here.

  • Early Days April 27, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 26, 2007

    The new Ransdell Chapel on the campus of Campbellsville University was dedicated on April 18.

    Ethel M. Caudell, 94, of Old Columbia Road in Campbellsville, died at 4:04 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2007, in Campbellsville.

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department will host its annual pancake breakfast Saturday, April 28.

    Bea Wethington spent her 99th birthday in Chatham, La., with her daughter Melva Beard. Her birthday was April 2.

  • Early Days April 20, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 19, 2007

    Sheridan Peters, 72, of West Saloma Road in Campbellsville, died at 10:23 p.m. on Thursday April 12, 2007 in Greensburg, Ky.

    Clarence Speer of Campbellsville will celebrate his 94th birthday at Summit Manor Nursing Home on March 1.

    Annie Roberts of Campbellsville celebrated her 89th birthday with family and friends on March 22. Her two daughters, Jewell Corbin and Marilyn Garner, both of Campbellsville hosted a birthday dinner in her home.

  • Early Days April 13, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 12, 2007

    G.T. and Margie Leach of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday. The couple was married on April 5, 1957.

    James Louis and Mildred Matthews White of Campbellsville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Tuesday.

    Leon Lasley Sr. celebrated his 58th birthday with a surprise dinner at Santa Fe Baptist Church on Jan. 21.

  • Early Days May 11, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 10, 2007

    In its largest graduation in history, Campbellsville University conferred 430 degrees in ceremonies on Friday and Saturday during its centennial commencement.

    Charlotte Callahan of Campbellsville was the recipient of a blood pressure monitor given away at the Taylor Regional Hospital Health Fair April 21.

    Lowell Avenue Baptist Church celebrated God’s work in the community on Sunday, April 29, with Pastor Dave Walters preaching from the roof.

  • Taylor County tabs Foley as Cards’ next football coach

     

  • Holmes’ affect still greatly influencing golf on local scene