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Today's News

  • Landon Chance DeSpain

    Landon Chance DeSpain, born on Oct. 9, is the son of Brandon and Brandi DeSpain of Glasgow. His grandparents are Tony and Brenda DeSpain of Campbellsville and Kim and Jimmy Keeton of Glasgow. Great-grandparents are Pauline McGinnis of Campbellsville and Margie Cross of Glasgow.

  • CES Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were named Student of the Week for their classroom recently are, from left, front: Myles Murrell, Jamie Cox, KaLisha Murphy, Brooklyn Franklin, Mackenzie Dickens, Dalton Milburn, Amelia Rafferty and Braydon Phillips. Back: Robert Tungate, Chase Thomas, Tyler Vaughn, Ruben Felix, Zach Settle and Deija Taylor.

  • Adair boys, Lady Knights look like repeaters

    Adair County High School's boys' team and the Marion County's Lady Knights appear to be in line to repeat as 20th District Tournament champions in March.

    Most folks expected Adair County to be Fifth Region champions in 2008. But, coach Mark Fudge's Indians did it a year early by downing John Hardin for the 2007 crown at Central Hardin.

    The Indians return three starters led by preseason All-Fifth Region choices in juniors Darren Ballou and Nick Fudge and senior Kalen Kimberland.

  • Eagle season halted in Hazard

    Campbellsville High School's unexpected run in the Class A football play-offs ended on Friday night with a 44-6 loss at Hazard in the quarterfinals.

    "It could have been different if we had scored early," Eagles' coach Herb Wiseman said.

    The Eagles had several chances to lead in the first half, but thwarted three chances inside the Bulldog 20-yard line, twice inside the Hazard 5.

    A Michael McCubbin 63-yard kick-off return and Shumari Bridgewater's 10-yard run put the ball on the Hazard 20 before the Bulldogs picked off an Aaron Schwoebel shovel pass.

  • Carson-Newman VP to speak at convocation

    Dr. Walter Crouch, vice president for church relations and the director of the Norton Institute for Congregational Health at Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tenn., will speak at Campbellsville University's chapel/convocation at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the Ransdell Chapel.

    The address is free and open to the public.

    Crouch has served at Carson-Newman since 1998 when he became an assistant professor, teaching Old and New Testament, and other Christian studies classes. He remains a professor today.

  • Heifer Chain project for youth is under way

    The Taylor County Cattleman's Association and the Taylor County 4-H Council is starting a new livestock project for the youth of Taylor County. This livestock project is called a Heifer Chain for Beef and Dairy.

    This is how the project would work. Any youth, ages 9-15, who are Taylor County 4-H or FFA members can participate. After the youth have been selected - this year's participants have already been selected - then they would be given a heifer free of charge.

  • Public Record for the week of Nov. 26

    Circuit Civil Filed

    07-CI-284, filed 8/10/07; Midland Funding LLC of San Diego, Calif. v. Melvin Newton of Newton Lane in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,035.16, interest and court costs. The defendant was served 11/3/07.

    07-CI-387, filed 10/26/07; Automotive Credit Corp. of Cincinnati, Ohio v. Sharon and Gary W. Jarvis of McClelland Court in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $7,644.89, interest, court costs, attorney's fees and $940.35 in interest. The defendant was served 11/2/07.

  • TCMS Honor Roll

    Taylor County Middle School has released its honor roll for the second six-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Sixth grade

  • Campbellsville man involved in LaRue wreck

    A Campbellsville man managed to keep his rig from overturning after it was struck by a passenger vehicle on Campbellsville Road in LaRue County on Wednesday morning.

    Randy Wayne of Campbellsville said "the hood flew up" on impact, so he "just held it straight and hoped for the best."

    The rig, carrying a load of logs to Elizabethtown, crossed the roadway, jumped a culvert and crashed through a plank fence. It came to rest in Ron Rogers' front yard.

    Buffalo firefighters responded to the scene.

  • 'Gianni Schicchi'

    Campbellsville University presented the comic opera "Gianni Schicchi" on Nov. 17-19.

    The storyline revolved around the death of a wealthy man, Buoso Donati, and his relatives who were hoping to be left something of value in his will and the schemes they performed to get their hands on his money.

    The English version of the opera was under the direction of Dr. Mark Bradley, CU professor of music. The play was accompanied by Carla Farias of Brazil.