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Today's News

  • Area sports calendar

    Fall Baseball scheduled for Miller Park; sign-ups set for Aug. 5, 7 and 8

    7-12-year-old players (2011 seasonal age) interested in playing fall baseball may sign up on Thursday, Aug. 5 (5:30-7 p.m.), Saturday, Aug. 7 (10 a.m. to noon) and Sunday, Aug. 8 (1-3 p.m.) at Miller Park.

    For more information, contact Mark “Shiny” Kearney (403-5491).

    TC cross country team running at walking track

  • Percell continues summer climb up college hoop recruiting ladder

    Campbellsville High School senior-to-be Jordan Percell wasn’t rated in Rick Bolus’ High Potential Basketball Recruiting Service’s top 56 Kentucky list in June of Kentucky’s Top Rising Prospects for 2010-11. However, that could change after the Eagle’s trip to Georgetown last month.

  • Join us for a good read

    Economic struggles, autism, bullies, death and love were all topics at Sunday's meeting of the CKNJ Bookmarks' reading group.

    We had a lively discussion about July's book selection, "Rainwater" by Sandra Brown.

    The novel took place during 1934 in Texas. The novel starred a hardworking single mother, an autistic child and a mysterious boarder with a terminal medical condition. As the townspeople, farmers and ranchers struggled both economically and spiritually, a malevolent evil in the form of a menacing town bully threatened their tenuous hold on survival.

  • Dr. Johnson receives board certification

    Dr. Paul Johnson, anesthesiologist at Taylor Regional Surgical Associates, successfully completed the certifying examination in anesthesiology for the American Board of Anesthesiology and is now certified in anesthesiology.

    Johnson received his medical education at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an anesthesia residency at the University of Kentucky.

    He has local ties as is married to Stephanie Mills Johnson of Campbellsville. The couple has two children.

  • Protecting sources means protecting the public

    During the course of its investigation into the current Gulf of Mexico oil spill, The Associated Press was given information from the then-office of Mineral Management Services that was not making a lot of sense.

  • KCA officials to appear on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Kentucky Christian Academy was represented by Max Wise, a member of the academy's board, and Lori Eubank, administrator, during an interview for an "Education Today" series on Campbellsville University's "Dialogue on Public Issues" on TV-4 WLCU.

    They were interviewed by John Chowning, right, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president at Campbellsville University, moderator of "Dialogue on Public Issues."

    The show will air Wednesday, July 28 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. on Comcast Cable Channel 10.

  • Hill joins The Green Room

    Stylist Andrea Hill recently joined The Green Room as an apprentice.

    Hill graduated from the Empire Beauty School at the top of her class and says she is very excited to do her apprenticeship at The Green Room.

    Hill is very eager to learn and take her current knowledge to the next level, The Green Room owner Karen Patton says, and the salon professionals at The Green Room are excited to share their many years of experience and provide her with a hands-on learning environment that will enable her to develop her skills.

  • CPD has new officer

    Roy Rodgers II is the Campbellsville Police Department's newest officer.

    Police Chief Dennis Benningfield said he is excited about hiring Rodgers.

    "He is an excellent candidate and looks forward to serving the people in Campbellsville," Benningfield said.

    "Rodgers will be attending the Department of Criminal Justice training for 18 weeks of training. We will be looking forward to the additional help. This brings the Campbellsville Police Department to 22 sworn officers."

  • 'Chicks' rule

    "It's been two long years now

    Since the top of the world came crashing down

    And I'm gettin' it back on the road now

    But I'm taking the long way

    Taking the long way around"

    -"The Long Way Around," Dixie Chicks

    I'm no stranger to nearby concert venues. I can be found most often traveling to Louisville and Lexington for shows, but I'll never pass up a road trip to see a good band.

  • McDonald's offers 'Smoothies for Service'

    As a reprieve from the unrelenting heat of summer, McDonald's Restaurants of Kentuckiana will be helping employees in public safety cool off with a free smoothie on Monday, July 26.

    In honor of their dedication to the communities in which they serve, police, firefighters and EMS will receive a free small smoothie on this day at any McDonald's Restaurant of Kentuckiana.