Today's News

  • Local artist to exhibit at craft market

    Artist Steven Flinchum, a lifelong resident of Central Kentucky, is preparing to exhibit at Kentucky Crafted: The Market at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville on March 6-7.

    This award-winning event, attracting buyers from across the nation, is produced by the Kentucky Arts Council. It brings together more than 300 exhibitors of contemporary and traditional artsand crafts, books, music, film and specialty food products.

  • Friends of Green River Lake

    Tyler Royse is looking for some friends.

    Royse, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers summer park ranger, is spearheading an effort to begin a Friends of Green River Lake group.

    He and fellow ranger Larry Lemmon hosted an informational meeting on Thursday at the Corps of Engineers' Visitors Center.

    And, if the size of the crowd is any indication, a Friends of Green River Lake group will be formed very soon.

  • Eagles crush Dragons 70-39 in region's opening round

    The Campbellsville High School Eagles avenged a one-point Feb. 16 loss at Green County with a 70-39 shellacking of the Dragons in the opening game of the Boys’ Fifth Region Tournament on Wednesday night at Nelson County.

    The Eagles sprinted out to a 9-4 advantage and never trailed in posting their 25th win in 29 outings.

    The Dragons (13-15) did creep within six in the second quarter.

    However, an Aaron Schwoebel basket and two free throws around Thomas Downs’ put-back preceded a pair of right-side three-pointers from Myan Rice and the rout was on.

  • CHS plays North in Fifth finals Tuesday at 7:30

    Campbellsville High's Eagles will battle North Hardin for the Fifth Region Tournament championship on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Nelson County High School.

    The Eagles bested Elizabethtown 75-58 in the semfinals on Sunday afternoon while North Hardin also conquered LaRue County by 17 points.

  • Man accused of breaking into another's home

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with burglary and other crimes after he allegedly broke into someone else's home.

    Jeffrey L. Bailey, 33, of 114 Ray St. was arrested at 10:23 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27.

    According to an arrest citation, Campbellsville Police received a complaint of a burglary in progress at a Taylor Boulevard home.

    The citation states that, upon arrival, Officer Andy Warren noticed a screen door open and spotted Bailey fleeing into some bushes.

  • Technology aids student learning

    Norma Simpson's Taylor County Elementary fifth-grade classroom looks like the set of a game show.

    "How long did the French and Indian War last?" Simpson asks.

    Picking up ActivExpressions, handheld devices about the size of cell phones, the students enter their answers to the question. The results are immediate, appearing on the screen in bar graph form. The majority of the students get the answer right.

  • More weather spotters needed

    Local residents who like watching the clouds now have the option of putting their interests to good use.

    A free severe storm spotters class will take place tomorrow at 6 p.m. on the third floor of the Campbellsville Fire Department. A weather spotter is a person who observes significant weather situations and relays the information to the National Weather Service.

  • Local man to perform with orchestra

    The Louisville JCC Orchestra will perform a concert on Saturday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m.

    Campbellsville University's W. Reese Land will be soloist for the trumpet Concerto in F minor by Bohme.

    The program also includes other classical music conducted by Aaron Boaz, Die Fledermaus (The Bat) by Johann Strauss, II, sponsored in part by the Louisville Slugger Factory and Beethoven's 6th Symphony the "Pastoral."

    Tickets are $12 for non-members, $10 for members and seniors and $8 for students.

  • Annual Heart of Kentucky fair is March 6-7

    The fourth annual Heart of Kentucky Antique & Craft Fair will be at the Centre Square Convention Center in downtown Lebanon on Saturday, March 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Antiques and crafts dealers from across the state will gather for the event. The show features a wide range of antiques and craft items from the rustic to the fine arts. Admission is $3 for adults and all gate proceeds and concessions benefit the American Cancer Society. Children younger than 12 are free.

  • Campbellsville University to host chemistry seminar

    Campbellsville University will host a chemistry seminar Friday, March 5 featuring Dr. Matthew Nee, assistant professor of chemistry at Western Kentucky University, discussing "Reactions at Earth's wet surfaces: pollutant production at the interface of solid, liquid and gas."

    The seminar will be at 10 a.m. in the Banquet Hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center, located at 110 University Drive.

    The event is free and open to the public.