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Today's News

  • Market Off Main set to return April 22

     

    Market Off Main is making a comeback to its original roots this year, and the 2016 season is about to kick off.

    This year the event is focusing on artisan-only vendors, which includes handmade and homemade items, produce, flowers and food. They will not be accepting direct sales.

    “We want to get back to showcasing the talent that is in the area,” Campbellsville Main Street Vice President Karen Patton said.

  • Amy Grant to perform at CU's Derby Rose Gala

     

    Campbellsville University’s annual Derby Rose Gala is planned for Thursday, April 29, with a dinner and a concert featuring contemporary Christian music singer Amy Grant.

    The gala is sponsored by the Campbellsville University Advancement Board. Proceeds from the event go toward student scholarships.

    Grant will be performing with Ellie Holcomb and Nichole Nordeman on their Live Life Together Tour.

  • Roth indicted for murder of boyfriend

    A Campbellsville woman accused of a murder at St. Francis was formally indicted by a Marion County Grand Jury late last month.

    On Monday, March 28, Brandy N. Roth, 33, of Old Columbia Road, was formally charged with murder, a Class A felony; tampering with physical evidence, a Class D felony; receiving stolen property $10,000 or more, a Class C felony; and first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Organ donation encouraged during National Donate Life Month

     

    For more than a decade, the month of April has been about saving and healing lives.

    Donate Life champions across the country fill the month of April with powerful testimonials to demonstrate the lifesaving message of donation and transplantation.

    The goal of National Donate Life Month is to make life possible by educating and motivating individuals to register their decision to be organ, eye and tissue donors.

    One of those champions is Taylor County Circuit Court Clerk Rodney Burress.

  • Wet-dry petitions now available

     

    Petitions for a special alcohol referendum in Campbellsville appeared last week at Harden Coffee on Main Street and Phillips Lanes, a bowling alley at 164 Bambi Dr.

    Pat Keefe is behind the petition.

    “I’ll be visiting voters door-to-door in a week or two,” said Keefe. To hold a wet/dry election, a person or group has to collect signatures on a petition; the number of signatures has to be at least 25 percent of the voter turnout from the last election.

  • Near-death experience helps change outlook for local woman battling drug abuse

     

    Stormy Colvin is a daughter, sister, mother, friend, girlfriend, an ex-addict and most recently a fighter. Colvin has been addicted and using IV drugs for the past two years and it wasn’t until last month that a close call with death would be enough to scare her to get clean.  

    “I’ve never been so close to death in my life,” she said. “I was terrified.”

    She was taking a mix of Subutex and methamphetamine on a daily basis, putting a needle in her arm up to 20 times a day to just get that high.

  • Dunkin' Donuts coming to Campbellsville

     

    A Dunkin’ Donuts will likely open this summer on the former site of Jackson Gas at 504 E. Broadway St.

    “Everything has been approved. There’s even a store number,” said Troy Curry, who co-owns the property with his wife, Leah. “It’s been a long time coming.”

    Talks started last fall, but Curry said it’s taken some time to get everything approved. He didn’t know the store number at press time.

  • CU baseball Tigers come up just short in Savannah

    CU Sports Information

    Point (Ga.) University took two out of three over Campbellsville University to claim the Savannah Bracket on Friday.
    The No. 1-seed Tigers fell 2-1 in the if-necessary game as they could not score the tying run from third base with one out in the ninth.
    Needing two wins to reach their second NAIA World Series, Tiger baseball put a check mark on game one with a 10-0 victory over Point, which entered as the No. 5 seed.

  • Seven Cards, an Eagle qualify for state track

     

  • Two Lady Eagles, pair of Lady Cards on all-region softball