Today's News

  • Resident receives distinguished alumni award


    Kasey Ricketts

    Campbellsville University

    Randy Herron, a Campbellsville resident and 1962 graduate of Campbellsville University, was honored with a distinguished alumni award during the CU Homecoming reception on Oct. 10.

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, and Benji Kelly, vice president for development, and Paula Smith, director of alumni affairs, made the plaque presentations.

  • Carter, Cox to wed


    Jane Carter and Lannon M. Cox Jr. of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Carter is the daughter of Mary Carter of Campbellsville and the late Bobby Carter.

    She is employed at Curtis Maruyasu America in Lebanon.

    Cox is the son of Shirley Cox of Campbellsville and the late Mitchell Cox.

    He is employed at J&M Monitoring Co. in Pikeville.

    The ceremony will be Friday, Oct. 24, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

  • DeName, Bright to wed


    Bridger DeName and Tyler Bright of Lexington announce their engagement.

    DeName is the daughter of Wanda and Tony DeName of Frankfort.

    She completed a doctor of pharmacy degree at University of Kentucky and is employed at Cardinal Hill Hospital.

    Bright is the son of Gayle and Larry Bright of Campbellsville. He is the grandson of Deloris England and Anna Bright of Campbellsville and the late Raymond England and Ralph Bright.

  • Residents attend grave marking ceremony


    Campbellsville residents recently attended the DAR grave marking ceremony for Revolutionary War soldier Sgt. Thomas Tipton. Attending were Claudette Patton, Charlene Kelley, Shirley Hansford, Carol Patton, Caroline Patton, Paul Patton and James Patton.

    Tipton served with the Virginia troops and was engaged at the siege of Yorktown and the surrender of Cornwallis to General George Washington.

    He later lived in Kentucky and Ohio, where he died in 1841 at 111. He is buried near Urbana, Ohio.

  • Mayor proclaims National Business Women's Week


    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young recently proclaimed Oct. 20-24 as National Business Women's Week.

    According to the proclamation, the week has, since 1928, honored the contributions of working women and employers who support working women and their families. And, Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club is celebrating 85 years of service to the community, the proclamation states.

    With Young, from left, are Freida Sandidge, Marilyn Neumann and Fran Deener.

  • Continue the fight against breast cancer

    Your bra is not giving you breast cancer.

    Your deodorant is not giving you breast cancer.

    Coffee is not giving you breast cancer.

    Mammograms are not giving you breast cancer.

    In a large percentage of cases, your genes aren't even giving you breast cancer.

    As with anything that escalates to the level of attention breast cancer has received, there are several myths about the disease. There are posts all over social media and even reports on mainstream media that do nothing but incite fear over incorrect information.

  • Don't take food off the table

    It's been a while since I was a boy in school, but I still remember the fun we all had when the occasion called for a classroom party. Every year at Halloween, Christmas or Valentine's Day, or just about any reason to have a party, it seemed we did.

  • State officials to visit CHS

    State officials will soon visit Campbellsville High School to challenge seniors to continue their education after high school.

    Campbellsville School System is one of four school systems in Kentucky chosen this year to participate in the "Close the Deal" program.

    Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson launched the third year of the program in August and he will visit CHS next Friday.

  • TCHS Cardinal Financial Center hosts grand opening


    Taylor County High School's Cardinal Financial Center hosted a grand opening on Sept. 25, with more than 60 accounts opened that day.

    The Cardinal Financial Center celebrated its 19th year with a Monopoly game theme.

    Taylor County Bank, Citizens Bank and Trust Co., Forcht Bank, and United Citizens Bank sponsor the center.

    Many guests were in attendance, including several local figures and representatives from all four sponsoring banks.

  • Campbellsville student sells the most raffle tickets


    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently raised more than $13,000 in raffling a complete kitchen set donated by Coppock Appliance & Electronics Center.

    The overall district winner for ticket sales was Jordan Wilson from Campbellsville Middle School. He sold 75 tickets and won a Microsoft Surface for his efforts.

    Second place and the winner of an Ipod Touch was Luke McDonald and third place and the winner of a flat screen television was Tye Rhodes.

    Walter and Laverne Rhodes won the kitchen set.