Today's News

  • CU to host faculty colloquium

    Dr. Jean Oostens, former adjunct faculty in physics at Campbellsville University, will give a faculty colloquium Thursday, April 23 at 4 p.m. in Room 15 of the Administration Building.

    The public is invited to the meeting, which is in the main building at CU when you enter through the main entrance.

    Oostens' address is titled "From Nuclear Weapons to Fundamental and Applied Research - Opening the way for University Collaboration at Los Alamos National Laboratory."

  • Williams honored with surprise birthday party

    Lydia Williams was honored with a surprise 60th birthday party on Saturday, April 18, hosted by Frank Kidwell. Family, friends, co-workers and church members attended the all-day affair, which featured plenty of food and fellowship.

  • Langlois presented military honor

    Bob Langlois was recently presented with an award for his faithful service in the military, as a parent and family man and as a servant to his community and county. Langlois is pictured with his three sons, from left: Petty Officer Joel Langlois, U.S. Navy Reserves; Lt. Colonel designate Jonathan Langlois, U.S. Marine Corp.; Bob Langlois, U.S. Air Force retired; and Lt. Commander Paul Langlois, U.S. Navy. Langlois and his wife Bonnie live in Elk Horn.

  • Hafley-Thornton

    Leann Nicole Hafley and Benjamin Daryl Thornton, both of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 25.

    Hafley is the daughter of Warren Hafley of Lebanon and Nancy Hafley of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Mildred Hafley of Gravel Switch and the late Clifton Hafley and Mack and Theresa Brady.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University. Hafley is employed as a social worker and case manager for child support at Maximus Inc. in Chattanooga, Tenn.

  • Newton-Jones

    Helen E. Newton and James "Lowell" Jones, both of Columbia, exchanged wedding vows on April 8.

    The wedding ceremony took place at The Historical Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev.

    The couple will be making their home at the Holmes Bend dock area in Adair County.


  • Williams-Jewell

    Leslie Reneé Williams of Campbellsville and Pasa'lo Cortez Jewell of Louisville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 9.

    Williams is the daughter of the Rev. Morrisdine and Mary Williams of Campbellsville. She has one child, Chrysla D. Martin. Her grandparents are the late Isles and Pauline Young.

    She is a 1998 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Insight Communications in Louisville.

    Jewell is the son of Reginald and Betty Jewell of Louisville. His grandparents are Annie Jewell and Pauline Lovely, both of Louisville.

  • CU chorale, handbell choir to perform April 24

    The Campbellsville University Chorale and Handbell Choir will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, April 24 at The Gheens Recital Hall. The public is invited to the free concert, which is in the Gosser Fine Arts Center at 210 University Drive.

    The chorale performs a wide variety of literature in a broad spectrum of musical styles, including accompanied and a cappella pieces and both sacred and secular selections, according to Dr. Tony Cunha, assistant professor of music and assistant dean of the School of Music, who directs the chorale.

  • CU group to perform at The Center for Rural Development

    The Orchestra Kentucky of Bowling Green is known for "thinking outside the box" when it comes to unconventional ways of combining classical and popular music on the same program.

    The orchestra and Conductor and Music Director Jeffrey Reed will do so again at the next Center Stage performance on Saturday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

  • State auditor to appear on CU television show

    John Chowning, right, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of Campbellsville University, recently interviewed Crit Luallen, auditor of public accounts for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, on Chowning's television show "Dialogue on Public Issues" on WLCU. The show will air on Comcast Cable Channel 10 on Wednesday, April 22 at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.


  • Lincoln celebration planned in Springfield

    A community-wide celebration is planned for Springfield on Wednesday, April 22 in conjunction with the dedication and unveiling ceremonies of a sculpture of President Abraham Lincoln.

    The bronze sculpture was created as part of the Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commemoration. It is being placed in front of the new Washington County Judicial Center on Main Street in downtown Springfield.

    The sculpture, titled "In Sacred Union," was designed by Paula Slater of Hidden Valley Lake, Calif. and depicts a bronze sculpture of Abraham Lincoln.