Today's News

  • Best Western Campbellsville Inn receives quality award

    The Best Western Campbellsville Inn has received the Best Western Director's Award for outstanding quality standards.

    The director's award recognizes Best Western International hotels scoring in the Top 20 percent of all 2,400 North American properties in cleanliness and maintenance.

  • Shofner-Bell

    Krystal Michelle Shofner and Gary William Bell, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Aug. 1.

    Shofner is the daughter of Donald Shofner and Brenda Rogers, both of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Alvin and Mildred Shofner of Greensburg and Judy Rogers of Lebanon.

    She is a graduate of Taylor County High School.

    Bell is the son of Gary Dale Bell of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Creed Bell and Myrtle Bell of Campbellsville.

    He is a graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Dish Network.

  • Underwood

    Sam and Helen Underwood recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

    They were married on Sunday, July 19, 1959, at Greensburg Presbyterian Church by the Rev. William C. Gannaway.

  • Rice-Dickens

    Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rice of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Mackenzie Rice, to David Landon Dickens, son of Jane Wheatley of Campbellsville and David Dickens of Bonnieville.

    Rice is the granddaughter of Margaret Roach of Frankfort and the late L.M. Roach and L.C. and Margaret Rice.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Campbellsville University with a degree in art education.

    Dickens is the grandson of Wilma Gaddie and Lillie Dickens, both of Campbellsville, and the late George R. Gaddie and Willie Dickens.

  • Franklin-McFarland

    Connie Franklin and Chris McFarland, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Aug. 1.

    Franklin is the daughter of Betty and Ricky Hicks of Campbellsville and James Shuck of Lebanon. Her grandparents are Ruby Gabehart of Campbellsville and J.B. Morgan of Columbia.

    McFarland is the son of Wilma Hunt of Campbellsville and the late Jim McFarland. His grandmother is Lois McFarland of Liberty.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. ET at 1169 Millerfield Road in Columbia.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Cooks opens Wiggy's Tattoo

    William R. Cook is the owner of Wiggy's Tattoo's & Piercing, located at 730 E. Broadway, Suite C in Campbellsville.

    Cook has 16 years of experience as a tattoo artist.

    Hours are Monday through Thursday from 2 to 10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 12 a.m., and Sundays by appointment only.


  • Whitakers celebrate birthdays

    Alex and Dillon Whitaker celebrated their 10th and seventh birthdays recently at the Campbellsville University pool. They are the sons of Tony and Teresa Whitaker of Campbellsville. Pictured are, from left, front: Brooklyn Atwood, Destiny Parsley, Dillon Whitaker holding Nate Whitaker, Tristan Walters, Hayes Mason, Ethan Arnold, Rylan Smith and Sydney Mings. Middle: Taylor Calhoun, Autumn Walters, Jaycee Mings and Elijah Marrs. Back: Madison Beard, Kyler Beard, John Mark Courtwright, Desmond Parsley, Alex Whitaker, Ty Ford and Mason Atwood.


  • Cocanougher family gathers for annual reunion

    The descendants of Jacob and Neley Silvertooth Cocanougher hosted their 34th annual reunion at Perryville Community Center in Perryville on Sunday, July 26.

    The reunions started in Springfield in 1976. Thirty-four attended this year. Silvertooth was an Indian.

  • Merrimac Christian Church to host gospel concert Sunday, Aug. 2

    Merrimac Christian Church will host a gospel concert on Sunday, Aug. 2 during its morning worship service, which begins at 10.

    Featured groups include New Blood Gospel Bluegrass Band, Living Proof, Stan Lowe and possibly others.

  • Good Hope to host Snow's Summer Choir

    Good Hope Baptist Church will host Snow's Summer Choir, directed by Kathy Hardy Snow, on Sunday, Aug. 2 during the 10:50 a.m. service.

    Forty-seven singers will present a tribute to Andre Crouch in today's gospel style. The performance will feature such songs as "My Tribute," "The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power," "Soon and Very Soon" and "Through It All."