Today's News

  • Webster-Benberry engagement

    LaToya Jenee Webster and Anthony Benberry of Paducah announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, May 1.

    Webster is the daughter of Phyllis Webster of Campbellsville and Marvin Young of Bowling Green. She is a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia.

    Benberry is the son of Doris and Archie Benberry of Paducah. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.

    The ceremony will be at Harrison Street Missionary Baptist Church in Paducah.


  • Local Rotarian completes training

    Henry E. Lee, president-elect of the Rotary Club of Campbellsville completed the three-day Rotary multi-district training session Sunday, March 21 in Nashville, Tenn.

    Mid-South Presidents-Elect Training Seminar, P.E.T.S., is a multi-state training session of the six Rotary districts in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee.

    Rotary club leaders generally represent key community leaders throughout the world.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    The games for April 1-3 are:

    Thursday, April 1

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Bardstown at Campbellsville (5:30) and Taylor County at Cumberland County (5:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Metcalfe County at Campbellsville (5:00).

    Friday, April 2

    UNIVERSITY BASEBALL — Campbellsville at West Virginia Tech (1:00).

    Saturday, April 3

    UNIVERSITY BASEBALL — Campbellsville at West Virginia Tech (12:00).

    UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL — Georgetown at Campbellsville (1:00).

  • White Trash Customs burglarized

    A Campbellsville novelty store was burglarized Thursday evening.

    According to Campbellsville Police, they received an alarm call to White Trash Customs just before 9 p.m.

    Upon officers' arrival, they found the front door had been kicked in and items taken from the store.

    Anyone with information about this burglary is asked to contact the Campbellsville Police Department at 465-4122. Callers may remain anonymous by calling the PRIDE hotline at 469-7743 or visiting the Campbellsville Police Web site at campbellsvillepolice.com and submitting a tip form.

  • Lady Cards open softball slate with pair of wins

    The six-time defending 20th District Tournament champion Taylor County Lady Cardinals began their 2010 softball season with a 4-0 home win over LaRue County and a 9-7 road triumph at Washington County.

    Coach Kelly Townsend’s club blanked LaRue County on Tuesday as Bethany Skaggs gave up only two hits and struck out two in five innings while Brianne Leach got the save, allowing no hits and striking out two in her two-inning stint.

    McCall Turpin was 2-2 with two runs, two steals and a walk while fellow senior Kasey Gribbins went 2-3 with a double and an RBI.

  • Lady Tigers on top of MSC softball race

    The Campbellsville University Lady Tigers swept a softball doubleheader at home from St. Catharine College and won three of four from Rio Grande on the road last week to gain sole possession of first place in the Mid-South Conference race.

    Coach Shannon Wathen’s club was led by junior Alex Jane Clemmons who earned MSC Player of the Week honors.

    The Smiths Grove native hit .667 (12-18) with two home runs and 13 RBI and hit safely in the six-game stretch.

  • A Portrait of History

    He dips his brush into the paint, takes a breath and gets to work.

    Surrounded only by obsolete voting equipment, talk radio in the background and a heater to keep him warm, Joshua Mason squats on top of the painting and works on perfecting the details of a woman's face.

    Wearing protective shoes, Mason plants his feet on a mat and kneels to get close to his piece of art. It's only mid-morning, but he has lots of work to do.

  • Easter Fun

    As soon as they heard the word "Go!," they sped off in a flash to search for some goodies.

    Local Girl Scouts hosted an Easter egg hunt Saturday at Miller Park. Fifty-two local children participated and searched for more than 1,100 hidden eggs.

    Kimberly Hardin won the grand prize for finding the most eggs, 68.

    Several local businesses donated prizes and gift certificates. Organizers say they hope to make the event an annual one.


  • Driver anniversary

    Roy and Joan Matney Driver of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, March 28.

    The couple met when they were both traveling to Louisville on a Greyhound bus. After they were married, they moved to Toledo, Ohio where they lived until retirement.

    Mr. Driver is a retiree from General Motors Powertrain, and Mrs. Driver is a retiree from Bell South.

    They have two children, Robin Driver Haverty who is married to Jeffrey Haverty and Michael Driver who is married to Lauren Volgelpohl Driver.

  • Cards slip to 1-3 in baseball

    Taylor County dropped its third consecutive baseball game on Tuesday when the Cardinals fell at home 9-3 to Wayne County.

    Coach Jeff Gumm’s outfit never overcame a six-run inning by the visiting Cardinals (4-0), coached by former Campbellsville University basketball stand-out Shane Blevins.

    The Cardinals had only a second-inning hit by Levi Smith and a third-inning safety by Winston Walls going to the bottom of the fifth.

    In that frame, TCHS got hits from James Clements, Matthew Johns and Hunter Pelly but were unable to dent the plate.