Today's News

  • Grace Notes

    Today I scrubbed my kitchen floor, on my knees with a bucket of sudsy water and a brush, "Cinderella-style."

    After that I polished all the stainless steel and rubbed the countertops with stuff that made them gleam. Then I vacuumed all the wayward popcorn from underneath the couch cushions and cleaned both bathrooms.

    When I finally sat down with my can of diet ginger ale, it hit me how good it felt to work with my whole body.

    The scrubbing motion stretched my tight back and polishing the stainless steel until I could see my reflection made me smile.

  • Walmart donates $85,000 refrigerator food truck to Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland

    As Walmart and the Walmart Foundation continue "Walmart Gives Back," a holiday giving initiative that will provide $32 million in monetary and in-kind donations to charitable organizations across the U.S., a refrigerator truck donated by the Walmart Foundation recently arrived at Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland to help feed Central Kentucky families in need.

  • Ferguson Family Ministries to host revival

    Ferguson Family Ministries will host a revival at Church of the Nazarene, located at 912 W. Main St. in Campbellsville, from Wednesday, Nov. 18 through Sunday, Nov. 22. Services will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Early Days


    Nov. 11, 1999

    Bro. and Mrs. J.V. Mullen Jr. were honored with a 60-year wedding anniversary celebration by their children on Sunday, Nov. 7 at their home, 383 Ingram Ave.

    Army Pvt. Michael R. Robertson has graduated from basic military training at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo.

    Nathan Riner, formerly of Campbellsville, was nominated from the 1999 homecoming court at Cumberland College.

    Michael Lane of Glasgow is scheduled to graduate Dec. 17 from Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn.

  • OLPH social is Saturday

    Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church will host its annual Thanksgiving dinner and social on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 4 to 7:30 p.m.

    The dinner will consist of roast turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, bread and butter, homemade pie and iced tea, coffee or lemonade.

    The dinner is by donation only and carry outs will be $7. There will also be a cake wheel for guests.

    The church is located at 429 N. Central Ave. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Callahan Kids Corner

    Sydney Bradleigh Callahan, born on Aug. 7, is the daughter of Brad and Renee Callahan of Georgetown. Her grandparents are Darla Callahan of Campbellsville and Glenn and Anna Mae Ishmael of Berry, Ky. Great-grandparents are James and Marie Shawen of Campbellsville.

  • Council names street near Judicial Center

    A committee appointed to recommend a name for the street running alongside the Taylor County Judicial Center has suggested Justice Center Drive.

    At last Monday's regular Campbellsville City Council meeting, the Council approved the suggestion, with Councilwoman Patti Phillips casting the lone "No" vote. Phillips said she voted no because former Councilwoman Frances Clinkscales was one of the suggestions discussed at previous Council meetings. Mayor Brenda Allen said the City is looking for another street to name in honor of the late councilwoman.

  • Birth Announcements

    Brad and Renee Callahan of Georgetown announce the birth of a daughter, Sydney Bradleigh, on Aug. 7 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 1/2 long.

    Grandparents are Darla Callahan of Campbellsville and Glenn and Anna Mae Ishmael of Berry, Ky.

    Great-grandparents are James and Marie Shawen of Campbellsville.

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  • TRH names fall 2009 ambassador

    Isabel Ratliff has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for fall 2009.

    Other nominees were Carole Scott and Shelia Wade.

    Ratliff was nominated by a team member. The following was written about Ratliff on her nomination forms.

    "Isabel always greets you with a smile and never appears annoyed when asked for help. She has come to our office several times to help us out by translating for our Spanish-speaking patients. When doing this, she always makes them feel very comfortable, which helps to make our job easier.

  • Thompson honored with baby shower

    Matt and Emily Thompson were honored with a baby shower on Nov. 1 at the home of Angie Newton. The couple are expecting their first child, a boy, who is due Dec. 26. Grandparents-to-be are Gary and Angie Brewer, Connie Thompson and the late Charlie Thompson.