Today's News

  • Some odd news for hard times

    Let's face it. The news is pretty bleak right now. Recession is almost always the headline of the day. So, with all of downbeat stuff going on, it's reassuring to know that there are still some people out there doing things that bring much-needed chuckles to us news hounds.

    We all know the joke about the Maytag repairman with nothing to do. Apparently, that is not just a sales pitch.

    Nevada appliance storeowner Darin Jerome French has been charged with 36 counts of wire fraud for submitting false repair claims.

  • Man gets four years after violating probation

    A Campbellsville man has been sentenced to serve four years in prison after he violated the terms of his probation.

    Jake Allen Squires, 20, of 716 Lebanon Ave. appeared before Taylor Circuit Judge Allan Bertram on Tuesday, Feb. 17 for sentencing.

    In September 2007, Squires pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, resisting arrest and alcohol intoxication in a public place. He originally faced a charge of second-degree burglary. A charge of fourth-degree assault was dismissed.

  • NRCS announces deadlines for wetlands reserve program

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is accepting applications for the Wetlands Reserve Program. Application ranking cutoff dates are March 27 and May 29.

    WRP applications are continually accepted and those applications received after the cutoff dates will be deferred until the next ranking cycle.

  • Blair honored with wedding shower

    Terri Blair was honored with a personal wedding shower on Feb. 21 at the home of Shelia Wade. Blair will marry Russ Slinker in April. Pictured are, from left, Wade and Fay Veatch, hostesses; Cassidy Blair and Cayli Blair, the bride's daughters; Blair; Patty Nunn, hostess; and Alice Slinker, the groom's mother.

  • Tigers, Lady Tigers complete MSC sweep

    Campbellsville University men's and women's basketball teams swept a home twinbill from Saint Catharine College on Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Tigers, 24-4 overall and 9-1 vs. Mid-South Conference foes, stayed on top of the league race with an 87-54 triumph over the Lady Patriots.

    Wendi Messer led CU with 15 points while Kristi Ensminger added 13 and reserve forwards Corin Dunn and Jarobia Hill nine and eight points, respectively. Hill also had 10 rebounds.

  • Creason

    Alton and Nettie Creason of Greensburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 17 at a dinner at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Junior Bryant.

    The Creasons were married on Jan. 17, 1959, at the home of the Rev. Jim Bloyd.

  • Veanna's has new stylists

    Ashley Clark and April Money have joined the staff at Veanna's Hair and Tanning Salon.

    Money specializes in lash extensions, hair extensions, custom cuts and color and piercings.

    Clark specializes in cuts, color, bikini waxing, lash extensions and piercings.

    Walk-ins are welcome or call for an appointment. Veanna's is located at 210 Nancy Cox Drive.


  • Campbellsville resident arrested, charged with burglary

    A Campbellsville resident has been arrested and charged with burglary and other charges.

    Ray Noel Grijala, 22, of 108 Shields Court was arrested at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13. According to Grijala's arrest warrant, he was charged with two counts of first-degree burglary, a Class B felony punishable by as much as 20 years in prison, and receiving a stolen firearm valued at more than $300, a Class D felony punishable by as much as five years in prison.

    Court records state that the firearm had been taken from a local pawnshop.

  • Catlin-Noland

    Elizabeth Catlin and Joseph Noland III announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage planned for May in Columbus, Ohio.

    Catlin is the daughter of Jack and Carol Catlin of Dublin, Ohio. She is employed as a teacher at East Hardin Middle School in Glendale, Ky.

    Noland is the son of Joe and Sherri Noland of Campbellsville. He is a graduate of Taylor County High School and has a B.A. in educational ministry from Campbellsville University. He is employed by the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Organization.

    They live in Elizabethtown.


  • Pickett's Chapel hosting youth revival

    Pickett's Chapel United Methodist Church will host a spring youth revival from Sunday, March 9 through Friday, March 13.

    Services will begin nightly at 7:30 ET.

    The evangelist will be Pastor Eric Gilbert, and special music and drama is planned. A line-up of performances follows.

    - Monday, March 9 - Benson Sexton and St. Andrew's youth team.

    - Tuesday, March 10 - Behind the Cross and 20/20 from Elk Horn Baptist.

    - Wednesday, March 11 - First Service Band and Columbia Baptist Creative Ministry team.