Today's News

  • Ables-Dickens engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Anderson Hostetler of Bowling Green announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Nicole Ables, to Mark Allen Dickens, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Dickens of Campbellsville.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 22 at the Miller Park Gazebo in Campbellsville. A reception will follow at the Community Center.

    In case of rain, the ceremony will be moved to the Community Center. All family and friends are invited.


  • Skaggs anniversary

    Twyman and Brenda Skaggs will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, May 14.

    Roy "Pete" and Rita Nelson were their wedding attendants.

    The Skaggses have a daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Steve Lewis, and a granddaughter, Ann-Michael, all of Summersville.


  • It's a rarity when CHS or TC does not wear district diamond crowns.

    When checking the most recent history of the baseball district tournaments and all of the softball district tournaments, anyone is quick to realize the local schools have been quite dominant in post-season play in spring diamond sports.

    Since 1970, there have been only five times that Campbellsville or Taylor County did not finish first in the district baseball tournament (36 of 41 for a percentage of .878), and 17 times in those 41 years they both (like this year) were in the finals.

  • Cooper-Smothers engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Cooper of Dallas, Texas, along with Mr. and Mrs. Roger "Cotton" Smothers of Lebanon, Ky., announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Krissy Cooper and Dale Smothers.

    Cooper is a 2008 graduate of Campbellsville University where she double-majored in biology and psychology. She is currently a graduate student at CU, and will complete her master of social work degree in July.

  • Deaton, Stockton headed to Hall

    A pair of local residents will be part of the 13-member class that will be inducted into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame on April 16, 2011.

    The 23rd Hall of Fame class will include current Campbellsville Superintendent Mike Deaton and Campbellsville University offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator Joey Stockton.

    The group will first be introduced at the annual Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Golf Outing at the Marriott Griffin Gate on June 29.

  • Local sports calendar

    Campbellsville City Pool

  • Bowen anniversary

    J.R. and Bernice Bowen of Campbellsville will celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 22 from 2 to 5 p.m.

    The celebration will be at All Occasions on Spurlington Road.

    The couple were married on May 19, 1954, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Their attendants were Jimmy and Catherine Johnson, and Bro. Ralph Lee performed the ceremony.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Monday, May 31

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Fifth Region Tournament first-round games (11, 1:30, 4 and 6:30) at LaRue County.

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Fifth Region Tournament first-round games (11, 1, 3 and 5) at Central Hardin.

    Tuesday, June 1

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Fifth Region Tourney semis (5:30 and 8) at LaRue County.

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Fifth Region Tourney semis (6 and 8) at Central Hardin.

    Wednesday, June 2

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Fifth Region Tourney championship (6:30) at LaRue County.

  • Lady Cards' six-year win streak stopped

    Taylor County’s six-year 20th District Tournament winning streak was halted when Marion County’s Lady Knights blanked the Lady Cardinals 4-0 on Tuesday afternoon in the championship game.

    Marion County, which won the title in 2003, had hits in every inning but the third and out-hit Taylor County 12-3 as junior Allye Hamilton authored the shut-out.

    The Lady Cardinals’ lone safeties came from Becca Cook (double and single) and a single from Kasey Gribbins.

    The Fifth Region Tournament starts on Monday at Central Hardin High School.

  • 90th birthday

    Fred Gabehart celebrated his 90th birthday at his home in the Good Hope community of Taylor County with friends, family and his wife of 64 years, Christine. His children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grand children were in attendance.