Today's News

  • Church to host HIV/AIDS testing

    A "Test One Million" HIV/AIDS free confidential testing event has been planned for Saturday, Nov. 21 at First Baptist Church.

    The event is from noon to 3 p.m. with door prizes and refreshments.

    The confidential tests will be handled by the Department of Public Health HIV/AIDS Branch in Frankfort.

    For more information, call Sheila Taylor at 789-3524 or Shawnta Vaughn at 849-4731.


  • LWC to host festival, pageant

    Area families can have a good time while helping out a good cause Saturday at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Students in Lindsey Wilson's Health Learning Community are sponsoring a fall festival Saturday, Nov. 21 in the college's Biggers Sports Center. The event begins at 1 p.m. ET. It is free and open to the public.

  • CU to host dedication, ribbon cutting for Hodgenville center

    Campbellsville University will host a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 at The Brockman Center at 606 N. Lincoln Blvd. in Hodgenville, 2 miles north of the town square on KY 210.

    The open house will give those in LaRue and surrounding counties an opportunity to tour the building, meet Brockman Center faculty and students, meet Campbellsville University administrators, faculty and staff and learn more about the programs offered at the Brockman Center.

  • TRH hosts CPR class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present the American Heart Association Family & Friends CPR class on Friday, Nov. 20 from 8 a.m. to noon at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The BLS for Family & Friends Course is for the lay rescuer who does not need a credential (a card) documenting successful completion of a BLS course. The BLS for Family & Friends Course will teach you how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking.

  • LWC to give encore of "The Poets Sing"

    Gerald L. Chafin hoped putting famous poems to music would be successful. He didn't expect it to result in a repeat performance.

    But on Sunday, Nov. 22, the Lindsey Wilson choral ensembles will reprise their recent performance of "The Poets Sing: Musical Settings of Distinguished Poems." The performance will be 8 p.m. ET at Columbia Baptist Church, 201 Greensburg St. The concert is free and open to the public.

    "The Poets Sing" was performed Nov. 2 to a standing-room-only audience.

  • LWC to present "Cinderella"

    A children's play isn't just for children. In the mind of Lindsey Wilson College Associate Professor of Communication Susan Minton, the story of Cinderella is a timeless escape for adults and children alike "from what might be a bad day."

    Students in Minton's theater classes will perform "Cinderella" at 8 p.m. ET Thursday, Nov. 19 in Lindsey Wilson College's V.P. Henry Auditorium. The performance, which will come after two days of performing it for area school children, is free and open to the public.

  • Ellis makes cover of 'LexScene'

    Those who read Lexington's LexScene magazine might recognize the face on the current issue's cover, Campbellsville native Hannah Ellis.

    Ellis, 19, is a freshman at the University of Kentucky.

    She said the opportunity to be on the cover came after her father, David, sent out information about her singing aspirations and a demo CD to several places interested in new artists. LexScene's editor heard her music and gave her a call.

    "The editor said, 'You're exactly what we're looking for for our cover,'" she said.

  • Holiday events being scheduled

    Several local organizations have scheduled events to make sure no one misses out on the upcoming holiday season.

    For the entire community, volunteers have nearly finished hanging holiday lights and displays throughout Miller Park.

    According to Assistant City Clerk Janet Mills, park and street employees began hanging the lights three weeks ago.

    Mills said money for the lights is included in the City's park budget, though donations are being accepted.

  • Man gets probation, drug addiction treatment in sentencing

    The Campbellsville man shot by police after he allegedly threatened another person with a weapon has been sentenced to probation and ordered to receive treatment for his drug addiction.

    Adam Douglas Powell, 23, of 506 Woodlawn Ave. pleaded guilty to amended charges against him in October and was ordered to serve 30 days in jail. He appeared before Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly on Tuesday, Nov. 17 for sentencing.

  • Two injured in three-car crash

    Two people were injured in a three-car collision Wednesday at the intersection of Lebanon Avenue and Maple Street

    According to Campbellsville Police, a 2002 Pontiac driven by Annie Roots of Campbellsville pulled into the path of a 2000 Chevrolet driven by James Holland of Greensburg.

    Police said the force of Holland's vehicle caused the Roots' vehicle to also collide with a 2004 Toyota being driven by William B. Ford, which was stopped on Maple Street.