Today's Features


    January 25, 2007

    Campbellsville High School senior Alysia Dunlap, escorted by Anthony Anderson, was crowned basketball homecoming sweetheart on Friday night between the girl/boy double-header vs. Marion County.

    Yenson Lee “Buck” Herron, 60, of Christerson Lane in Campbellsville, died at 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, in Campbellsville.

    Iva Hunt celebrated her 100th birthday on Jan. 14.

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    January 18, 2007
    Anna Scott donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love.
    Michael Marcum, a rural mail carrier, joined the Million Mile Club. This driver’s award takes at least 30 years to acquire. Marcum received a pin and a plaque.
    Brookelyn Newton, Casey Sallee, Abby Heineman and Cassie Squires were recently presented with the math award at Campbellsville Elementary School.


    January 11, 2007

    Ernest “Buck” and Phyllis Faye Wethington of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 12.

    Sarah and John Miller of Campbellsville are the parents of the first baby of 2007 at Taylor Regional Hospital. Steven Lawrence Miller was born Jan. 1 at 5:58 a.m.

    Justin Hash was the winner of the News-Journal’s annual Christmas coloring contest.


    January 4, 2007

    The Rev. Al and Peggy Hardy of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Jan. 18.

    William “Fats” and Correll Coffey of Greensburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 6.

    Shirley Kippes Cecil, 72, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Campbellsville, died at 11:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, in Elizabethtown.


    July 6, 2006

    Trooper 1st Class Roger David Cowherd of Campbellsville has been named Trooper of the Year for the Kentucky State Police Administrative Division.

    Air Force Master Sgt. Douglas J. Crawley is currently deployed overseas at a forward-operating location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.


    June 29, 2006

    Ernest and Agnes Perkins Rainwater will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday. The Rainwaters were united in marriage on June 29, 1946.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce will host its 2nd Annual Ladies Night Out between 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, in the Student Activities Center at Campbellsville University.

    Jamie Ennis, bride elect of Cheslee Bloyd, was honored with a bridal shower May 7 at First United Methodist Church.


    June 22, 2006

    Gordon Clark, 81, of Clark Road in Campbellsville, Ky., died at 5:10 a.m. Sunday, June 4, 2006 in Campbellsville.

    Harold McDonald retired from the United States Postal Service on June 2 as a Campbellsville letter carrier.

    Residents of the current Metzmeier Nursing Home will soon have a new place to call home. Construction has begun on a new nursing and rehabilitation facility on the Water Tower Bypass.


    June 15, 2006

    Officials are pleased with the progress being made on the jail and judicial center.

    Darrell and Nancy Burress Hunt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

    Taylor County Judge/Executive and Mrs. Paul W. Patton will celebrate their 44th wedding anniversary June 19.

    The Rev. Charles and Anne Harris recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 17, 1941.


    June 8, 2006

    Eugene Ray and Nellie Frances Wade Mardis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 10.

    H.R. Richardson, a retired educator in the Campbellsville Independent School system and at Campbellsville University, was awarded an honorary doctorate of public service May 27 in a service on CU's campus with family and friends present.


    JUNE 1, 2006

    Troy and Cheryl Vaughn of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Avery Lynn, at 4:03 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

    William Roy Wethington, 92, of Old Columbia Road in Campbellsville, died Saturday, May 27, 2006, at Medco Nursing Home in Campbellsville after an illness.