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Today's Features

  • Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition co-chairs Karen Hayes and Rhonda Parker along with Cathy Williams of Adanta Regional Prevention Center hosted a town hall meeting recently.

    The event, which took place at the Taylor County Cooperative Extension Office, focused on "the highs and lows of prescription painkillers and over the counter cough and cold medicines."

    David Tucker, a narcotics investigator with the Campbellsville Police Department, was the guest speaker.

  • Rodney and Kari Jo Booe of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Grayson Carter, at 8:58 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 1/4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Pat and Tessie Edelen of Springfield and Richard and Rea Booe of Veedersburg, Ind.

    Great-grandparents are Ralph and Doneta Hoppes and Julian and Dorothy Edelen, all of Springfield, Helen Wilson of Glenwood, Ind., and Lillie Booe of Veedersburg, Ind.

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  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • To keep the birthday list updated, the Central Kentucky News-Journal needs help. Call (270) 465-8111 or email reporter@cknj.com to add a name to the list. If a person is deceased, please let us know.

    The January birthstone is the garnet; the flower is the carnation.

    The February birthstone is the amethyst; the flower is the violet.

    The March birthstone is the aquamarine; the flower is the daffodil.

    The April birthstone is the diamond; the flower is the daisy or sweet pea.

  • The Lake Cumberland Area Chapter of the American Red Cross is accepting applications for Disaster Shelter Operations Training scheduled for Nov. 30 and Dec. 1-2 in Russell County.

    This training is for anyone who would be interested in volunteering to help open and operate a shelter in the event of an emergency.

    The deadline for registration is Friday, Nov. 2. For more information call Connie at (606) 678-4364.

  • Campbellsville Woman's Club hosted its annual dinner and membership meeting on Sept. 24 at First United Methodist Church.

    A large crowd attended, including several from out of town - members of the Columbia Woman's Club, 4th District Governor Carol McLaughlin and her mother, and President Elect Anne Aubrey.

    Taylor County Junior Miss Megan Romines and her mother, Pam Romines, were also guests. Romines played the piano and talked about her role as Junior Miss.

    Also attending were several international students from Campbellsville University.

  • Siblings Mason Sapp and Daley Sapp along with Christopher Montgomery and Alex Brockman, all of Campbellsville, spent Sept. 25 at Ballance Motox track in Bowling Green.

    The youth were on hand for the video shooting of country artist Bucky Covington's newest release, "It's Good To Be Us."

    Covington was an American Idol finalist.

    The video will feature fast-paced motocross riding. The four had the opportunity to ride their dirt bikes in the video with Covington and his twin brother, Rocky Covington.

    Taping of the track scenes took about four hours.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 15

    Free diabetes self-management class from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Taylor County Health Department. (800) 928-4416

    Oct. 15-18

    Fall revival at Mt. Zion Church of God with evangelist Bro. Anthony Molihan at 7 p.m. 465-2786

    Through Oct. 15 

    Revival at Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. George Estes as evangelist.

    Revival at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. with speaker Bro. Cameron Rash. 465-2157

    Through Oct. 17