Today's News

  • Telling Jesus to be quiet

    A few weeks ago, I was visiting a woman who sells biblical toys, action figures of Bible characters like David and Goliath, Moses, Jonah.

    She handed me the Jesus doll, which was about twice the size of a G.I. Joe, and showed me how the fingers and joints move. Then she pressed a button on Jesus' back and Jesus started talking.

  • Lindsey Cissell takes third at fair pageant

    Lindsey Cissell of Campbellsville was third runner-up at the Kentucky State Fair and Horse Show Pageant. She is the daughter of Tim and Sandra Cissell. Her grandparents are James and Eldora Allen and Ann Cissell and the late Charles Cissell.

  • Community Thanksgiving service is Nov. 21

    The Taylor County Food Pantry, operated by the Taylor County Ministerial Association, has served 6,510 people this year, according to Dr. Ted Beam, ministerial association treasurer.

    "Our annual Thanksgiving service offering will again assist in providing help in the last month of this year and into the next," Beam said.

    The annual community-wide Thanksgiving service will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at Campbellsville First Church of God, located at 100 Hillcrest Drive.

    Everyone in the community is invited, according to host Pastor Mark West.

  • Texas balloon lands in Campbellsville

    Staff Report

    A balloon set free at an elementary school's balloon launch in Corsicana, Texas was found in Campbellsville recently.

    Campbellsville resident Ed Miladin was mowing his yard on Friday, Oct. 26 when he spotted something. He said he found a broken balloon with a message attached that reads:

    "Attention: Whoever finds this card!

  • TCES WoW students for 9-26

    Taylor County Elementary Writers of the Week for the week of Sept. 26 are, from left, Rylee Vaughn, kindergarten; Cole Mardis, first grade; Breanna Marlow, second grade; Katie Harris, third grade; Madison South, fourth grade; and Cody Crabtree, fifth grade.

  • Friendship Baptist Church celebrates 200th homecoming

    Friendship Baptist Church celebrated its 200th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 7. About 300 people attended the services.

    In 1815, the first mission offering was taken at Friendship by Luther Rice at an associational meeting. This is believed to be the first foreign mission offering taken in the state of Kentucky. Friendship continues to be strong in its mission support.

  • Early Days


    Oct. 30, 1997

    Army Pvt. David P. Corbin has graduated from basic military training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.

    Tori Shively of Campbellsville has enrolled this year at Centre College, joining a record number of new students.

    Ashley Brooke Lawson celebrated her fourth birthday with a party at home Sept. 27.

    Taylor County Middle School PTSO will have a hot dog supper, book fair and talent show on Friday, Nov. 21 beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Benjamin McMahan celebrates first birthday

    Benjamin McMahan celebrated his first birthday at Phillips Lanes. He is the son of Josh and Stephanie McMahan of Campbellsville. He also has a brother, Thomas McMahan. His grandparents are Dennis and Anita Haulk and Barry and Crystal McMahan, all of Campbellsville, and Sherri and Gerry Huffines of North Carolina. Great-grandparents are Mary and Jerry McMahan of Campbellsville, Roy and Mary Lee Price and Gail Price, both of Lebanon, and Sharlene Deal of Charlestown, Ind.

  • Horoscopes

    Lasha Seniuk

    Tribune Media Services

    SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21). Competing interests between loved ones will shift. Expect social harmony, romantic attraction and a return to shared priorities. Long-term friends and lovers will appreciate your intense style: remain expressive and refuse to change your outlook. Workplace relations may be strained.

  • Public Record for Week of Nov. 1


    Michael C. Carpenter, 27, of Heartland Circle in Columbia, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

    Terri C. Cochran, 44, of Amos Woodrum Road in Liberty, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, no new violations, dismissed.

    Bridget Gail Cox, 26, of Misty Drive in Campbellsville, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

    Rhonda Michelle Craig, 38, of Snow Lane in Campbellsville, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

    Mark Cutler, 28, of Elk Horn Road in Campbellsville, no tail lamps, no new violations, dismissed.