Today's News

  • Eaton speaks on marriage at CU chapel

    The Rev. Jeff Eaton, formerly of Campbellsville, delivered a session on marriage at his address at Campbellsville University recently.

    "Marriage is a picture of God and his people," he said.

    Eaton is pastor of Hope Community Church in Frankfort and is a graduate of Campbellsville University. He spoke on having a healthy marriage and covered topics including spirituality, finances, understanding communication, sexuality and dealing with in-laws.

  • Friendship Baptist to host egg hunt April 11

    Friendship Baptist Church will host a 1,000-egg Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 11.

    A short program will also include a presentation of the Easter story.

    Friendship Baptist is located at 5411 Bengal Road. Pastor Bill Henderson may be reached at 849-7924 for more information.

    Preschool and elementary age children are encouraged to attend as well as parents.


  • Well, shut my mouth!

    If I were God, I would create humans with rewind buttons on their mouths, or a 10-second delay device.

    We tend to say some really dumb things.

    Once I met a man at a gym who said he'd been a bodybuilder for 48 years. Since he wasn't all Hulk Hoganish I asked, "When did you stop?"

    Although he laughed, he looked at me with a combined horrified amazement as if to say, "I can't believe you said that!"

    Halfway home it hit me that what I had said to him was equivalent to him asking me, "So, when did you let yourself go?"

  • New Life Voices in concert Sunday

    New Life Voices will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 22 at Meadowview Baptist Church.

  • Fields donates hair to Locks of Love

    Rhiannon Fields donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, a nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to children suffering from medical hair loss. Fields is a 7-year-old student in Sarah Rodgers' class at Taylor County Elementary.

  • Rucker

    Joe and Lesta Rucker of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 6 with a family dinner.

    The Ruckers were married on Feb. 6, 1959, in Taylor County.

    They have a daughter, Diane Pierce; and a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Jennifer Rucker, all of Campbellsville. They also have two grandchildren, Jessica Hosier and her husband Keene of Hoover, Ala., and Andy Pierce of Campbellsville; along with two step-grandchildren, Brett Skaggs and Dylan Skaggs, both of Campbellsville.


  • Public record for March 16

    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.

    District Civil Filed

    09-C-066, filed 3/5/09; Midland Funding LLC v. Dawn Mardis of High Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $850.80, interest, court costs and attorney's fees.

  • Adopt-a-Highway volunteers start work

    Volunteers will be out in force next week to spring clean Kentucky highways. The Transportation Cabinet has announced that the Adopt-a-Highway Spring Clean Week will be March 22-28.

    Nearly 1,100 groups now participate in Kentucky's Adopt-a-Highway program, which the cabinet established in 1988. Volunteers clean about 8,000 miles of roadside annually, setting an example of responsible environmental stewardship.

  • Budget meeting ends in questions

    A Fiscal Court committee has asked the City for money to help balance next year's jail budget.

    On Monday night, a combined budget committee made up of members of Campbellsville City Council and Taylor Fiscal Court met to discuss ways to combat what officials say is now a shortfall of about $370,000 in the 2009-2010 jail budget.

    The Committee was formed and met after two meetings of the Court's Budget, Audits and Personnel Committee.

  • Lady Tigers open today in nationals

    Ginger Colvin was a starting point guard for Campbellsville University in the NAIA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship and was an assistant on NAIA Hall of Fame Lady Tiger coach Donna Wise's staff for several trips to Jackson, Tenn.

    However, today she will guide her first team to the national tourney when the Lady Tigers battle Columbia (Mo.) in a first-round game at 10 this morning.

    The 32-team tourney began yesterday with two other teams (University of the Cumberlands and Lindsey Wilson College) from the Mid-South Conference also in the field.