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Today's News

  • Public record for June 5

    Traffic

    Cody Mann, 17, of Cox Street in Campbellsville, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, $638, $400 probated if defendant maintains insurance.

    Sara N. Baldwin, 18, of Cave Road in Campbellsville, speeding, completed state traffic school, dismissed.

    Ariana S. Bottoms, no age given, of Bridlewood Park in Campbellsville, one headlight, proof filed, dismissed.

    Angela R. Bright, 45, of Spring Meadow Circle in Campbellsville, disregarding traffic control device, traffic light, dismissed.

  • Elk Horn resident receives UK pharmacy degree

    Sarah McCreary, daughter of Paul and Tresea Phillips of Elk Horn and daughter-in-law of Chester and Rachel McCreary of Hulen, was awarded a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy at the university-wide commencement on May 4.

    McCreary was also honored at a special recognition ceremony on May 2 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

  • Crusade for Children collections end Sunday

    Crusade for Children collections end Sunday

    Crusade for Children collections have begun.

    House-to-house collections will continue through Thursday and roadblocks will begin Friday.

    Friday's roadblocks will begin at 3 p.m. and end at dark. Saturday's roadblocks will begin at noon and also end at dark. Sunday's roadblock will be in front of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department.

  • Searching for a Cure

    Even after the second time, it didn't take her spirits. Judie Overstreet, 67, has fought cancer twice - and lived to tell her story.

    Overstreet is one of seven children, and one of many in her family who has battled cancer.

    Her fight with cancer first began 12 years ago. Cancer cells were found in her uterus. Her treatment required that she undergo six radiation treatments and have a hysterectomy.

    "I was blessed," she said.

    Before her diagnosis, she said, she had skipped a few appointments with her gynecologist because of insurance problems.

  • Rogers-Daniels

    Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Gupton and Mr. Joe Rogers, all of Greensburg, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Williams Rogers, to Michael Patrick Daniels, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marc Daniels of Campbellsville.

    Rogers is the granddaughter of Margaret Dean Williams of Summersville and the late Elmore Williams and Mr. and Mrs. Joe G. Rogers.

    Daniels is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Danvil Lockard and Mr. and Mrs. George Daniels.

  • Brown plans to eventually teach, coach

    Taylor County High School catcher Mikey Brown will continue calling the pitching signals after signing with Lindsey Wilson College on Wednesday morning.

    "It's close to home and it seems to be like a good school to go to," Brown said of his decision to cast his lot with coach Mike Talley's Blue Raiders.

    "I'll have to make the big adjustment going from high school to college," Brown reckoned of his toughest move to the Columbia NAIA school.

    Brown wants to major in education and eventually teach history along with a coaching career.

  • Former religious educator is CKNJ summer intern

    A former religious educator with an itch to write has joined the Central Kentucky News-Journal this summer as an editorial intern.

    Larry Rowell, whose resume says he is "traveled, experienced, diplomatic," started Monday and will be covering and photographing a variety of assignments during a 10-week internship co-sponsored by the Kentucky Press Association.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for the week of May 19 are, from left, front: Justin Mardis, Jessica Chappell, Steven Richerson, Amanda Posey and Adam Rainwater. Back: Chris Wright, Chris Corkery, Russell DeSpain, Jeddi Chaistain and Blake Herron. Not pictured are Kendra Webb, Trevor McWhorter, Megan Peake, Shane Morris, Hailey Gregory, Bryce McDaniel, David White, Dillion Mays, Samantha Lile, Isaac Harris, Brandie Cox, Michael Coulter, Jefra Bland, Hannah Allen, Courtney Smith, James Abt, Matt Mooseman and Gabe Dickerson.

  • Scott-Sharpe

    Jessica Ellen Scott and James Tyler Sharpe exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, March 8 at the Green County Country Club.

    Bro. Larry Wisdom performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Caroline Scott of Greensburg and the late Randall Johnny Holly. Her grandparents are the late Troy and Myrtie Scott.

    The groom is the son of James and Peggy Sharpe of Greensburg. He is the grandson of L.C. and Elizabeth Estes of Greensburg and the late Edward and Mary Sharpe.

    The couple's 3 1/2-year-old son, James Briley Sharpe, escorted his mother down the aisle.

  • Quilligan-Angel

    Carolyn Greer Quilligan of Danville and James Benjamin Angel of Campbellsville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 7.

    Angel is the son of Dr. James and Sherri Angel of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Jane Angel of Bradfordsville and the late John Angel, Thomas Sapp and Edith Sapp.

    He is a second-year student at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

    Quilligan is the daughter of Thomas and Lois Quilligan of Danville. Her grandparents are Doris Quilligan of Cincinnati, Ohio and the late William Quilligan, John Winget and Carolyn Winget.