Today's News

  • Rogers, Young, Newton and Marcum are local top winners

    Eddie Rogers, Tony Young, Allen Newton and Eddie "Hack" Marcum are Taylor County's top office winners.

    Rogers, the incumbent judge/executive, beat challenger Gary Osborne 5,215 to 4,790 votes.

    Young, the challenger, beat incumbent Mayor Brenda Allen with 1,741 votes to Allen's 1,536.

    Newton collected 5,872 votes in his bid for sheriff, while Walsh had 4,134.

    Marcum, the challenger, beat incumbent jailer Rick Benningfield with 5,087 votes to Benningfield's 4,865.

    Complete vote totals are listed below.

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  • New La Leche League series offered

    A new series of La Leche League meetings began Nov. 2.

    La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, breastfeeding mother-to-mother support group.

    The Central Kentucky LLL group will resume monthly meetings at 10 a.m. at the River of Life Church in Springfield on the first Tuesday of each month in the church nursery.

    The church is located at 1250 KY 555.

    All breastfeeding and/or expectant mothers and breastfeeding babies are welcome and encouraged to attend.

    For more information, contact Lori Burks at (270) 402-1810 or sonrisa1910@yahoo.com.

  • This Week

    Wednesday, Nov. 3

    Revival at First General Baptist Church at 7 p.m. with Russ Milby singing and evangelist Bro. Jody Perkins. 465-5769

    Campbellsville University chapel service with a performance by the CU Jazz Band at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel. 789-5227

    Ken Schulz interview aired on Campbellsville University's “Dialogue on Public Issues” at 1:30 and 7 p.m. on Comcast Cable Channel 10.

    Nov. 3-7

    Revival at Soule Chapel United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. with evangelist Bro. Larry Miller.

  • CU to present faculty recital

    Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music at Campbellsville University, and Dr. David Hedrick, assistant professor of music at CU, will present a faculty recital of "Sacred and Inspirational Songs" on Monday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall.

  • Tigers tip off season Sunday at WKU

    A message at one of the team’s first preseason practices might play out as the Campbellsville University men’s basketball team’s mantra for the season. “We’re too small to be weak,” CU head coach Keith Adkins drilled into his players’ minds.

    Small, yes, but weak? That’s not how Adkins sees his Tiger team. The challenge of having physical play despite size has helped shape the team, ranked No. 17 in the NAIA preseason and second in the Mid-South Conference.

  • Washington white-washes CHS 28-0 in regular-season finale

    Washington County spoiled Senior Night and homecoming festivities for Campbellsville High School as the Commanders blanked the Eagles 28-0 at Dave Fryrear Field on Friday night.

    The Commanders (9-1), who suffered their lone loss (55-35) a week earlier to Danville, struck quickly with three first-quarter touchdowns.

    Senior Quan Turner tallied on runs of 41 and 3 yards, respectively, with Seth Mattingly adding point-after boots.

  • CU to host musical tribute concerts to Chopin and Schumann

    The School of Music at Campbellsville University will present a Bicentennial Tribute to Frédéric Chopin and Robert Schumann during the last week of October as a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the composers' birth.

    There will be two nights of performances, Tuesday, Oct. 26 and Thursday, Oct. 28.

    On Oct. 26, Sylvia Kersenbaum will present a guest piano recital at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall in Gosser Fine Arts Center.

  • Handley Avenue/Candace Street intersection now a four-way stop

    Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield is alerting motorists that the intersection at Handley Avenue and Candace Street is now a four-way stop.

    "Over time, we have received numerous complaints of people speeding on Handley Avenue," Benningfield said.

    To help curb that, Benningfield said, the Handley/Candace intersection has been made a four-way stop. Before, traffic on Handley did not stop at the intersection.

    However, Benningfield said, many motorists on Handley still are not stopping.

  • Halloween fun

    The staff at Wise Dentistry dressed up as Crayola Crayons on Thursday for Halloween. Pictured are, from left: Dr. Heather Wise, Chelsea McCullough, Melanie Gray, Victoria Wakefield, Kamie Lee, Cheryl Hensel, Wendy Grant, Kelly Noel and Jennifer Judd.

  • Events Around Kentucky

    Saturday, Nov. 6

    New Opportunity School for Women fall reunion and Women for Women Awards Luncheon beginning at 9:30 a.m. at First Christian Church in Berea. (859) 985-7200

    Nov. 26-Dec. 19

    "A Christmas Story" performed at Kentucky Repertory Theatre at Horse Cave. (800) 342-2177

    Wednesday, Dec. 1

    Deadline to apply to attend the New Opportunity School for Women Inc. three-week residential program. (859) 985-7200 or www.nosw.org