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Today's News

  • CU to present two operas Nov. 22 and 24

    Candice Boone

    Campbellsville University

    On Saturday, Nov. 22, and Monday, Nov. 24, Campbellsville University will be filled with song as two operas will be performed at 8 p.m. at The Gheens Recital Hall on campus.

    Both operas are free and open to the public.

    Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music, is the director, and Juliana Moura, assistant professor of voice, is assistant director. Chia-Yin Chen of Taiwan, a master's student, is pianist.

  • Local furniture company featured on KET show

    An upcoming episode of KET's "Kentucky Life" will profile a Campbellsville business.

    McMahan & Son Furniture will be featured on the episode, which airs Saturday, Nov. 22, Sunday, Nov. 23, and Monday, Nov. 24.

    Mammoth Cave and Harper's Country Hams in Clinton County will be also be featured.

    The episode will air Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. and Monday at 7 p.m. on KET2.

  • Early Days for 11-20

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 18, 2004

    Local veterans of several branches of the military came to Campbellsville Middle School on Veterans' Day to read to students and share some of their experiences.

    Anna Mae Adams Phillips, 60, of LaPorte, Texas, formerly of Campbellsville, died on Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Laporte.

    Yuma Baptist Church in Elk Horn recently celebrated 50 years of ministry with its homecoming service.

  • Native named Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky

     

    Campbellsville native Casey Schaeffer was named Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky 2015 last weekend in Louisville.

    Schaeffer, 28, grew up in Campbellsville. She graduated from Taylor County High School in 2005 and attended classes at Campbellsville University and St. Catharine College.

    About six years ago, she was paralyzed from the waist down after a car crash. Married to Shawn Schaeffer, the couple lives in Greensburg.

    Schaeffer said there were two interview sessions and an on-stage speech and questions.

  • Blevinses celebrate 72nd anniversary

     

    Ed and Nell Blevins of Campbellsville recently celebrated their 72nd anniversary with a surprise party. Family and friends attended.

    The Blevinses have a son and daughter-in-law, Gil and Laurel Blevins of Campbellsville.

  • Oakeses celebrate 67th anniversary

     

    Stanley and Henrietta Oakes of Campbellsville celebrated 67 years of marriage on Oct. 17

    They were married in Marion County in 1947.

    The Oakeses have two children, Mark Oakes and Linda Russell. They also have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

  • Birth Announcements for November 20

    Jasmin Lamer of Campbellsville announces the birth of a daughter, Aaliyah LaShae Lamer, at 11:40 a.m. on Nov. 3 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds, 6.3 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Shelley Shields and Dennis Lamer of Campbellsville.

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    Brandie and Spencer Adams of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Owen James Adams, at 1:16 p.m. on Nov. 5 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long.

  • Brucker denied bond request again

     

    He has again been denied a chance at freedom.

    Dale Brucker, who is accused of murdering his infant stepson, has again been denied a request for bond.

    Brucker, 27, is incarcerated at the Taylor County Detention Center. His bond had been set at $125,000 cash.

    But in April, after several requests, Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram agreed to lower the bond to $50,000 cash, with a $1,000 deposit required and an order for Brucker to stay at home in Casey County and wear an electronic monitor, among other conditions.

  • Public Record for Nov. 20

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "On the Record" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    Traffic

    • Robert E. Biggerstaff, speeding, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Being truly thankful

    As we draw closer to Thanksgiving, I find myself this year with even more reasons to be thankful than in the past.

    I always count my family, my church, my home and job among the main reasons, and like many of you, I'm always thankful for my friends. But this year, due to a severe illness one of my friends is battling, I'm especially thankful for him.