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Today's News

  • Locals named to CU's honors lists

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    The academic honors' president's list for the spring 2014 semester at Campbellsville University has been announced.

    The academic honors' list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours.

  • Bruckheimer to sign books in Bloomfield

    Film and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer will come to Bloomfield next month to sign copies of his book "Jerry Bruckheimer: When Lightning Strikes - Four Decades of Filmmaking."

    According to a news release, the book commemorates the uber producer's entire body of work, including such blockbusters as "Top Gun," "Beverly Hills Cop," "Armageddon," the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films as well as television's "CSI" shows and "The Amazing Race."

  • Brent Cochrane Memorial swim meet

    Three teams (Central Kentucky Tiger Sharks, Lake Cumberland Hurricanes and a team from Fort Knox) with 55 total swimmers competed in the two-day meet on the June 14-15 weekend at the Miller Park pool.

    Tthree additional teams already booked for next summer’s meet (dates to be determined).

    CKTS’ Sarah Overly earned a state-qualifying time of 5:15.22 on Sunday in the 400-meter freestyle.

    Cochrane was a former CKTS coach who was killed in an automobile wreck while coaching here.

  • Ramsey brings in huge cat at City Lake

     

    J. Ramsey has caught more than his share of fish — throughout the state and south.
    But, on Friday afternoon, he caught a huge flathead catfish (just under 50 pounds) within a half-mile of his home at City Lake, where he still fishes at least four times a week.

    Ramsey, 27, used a spinning rod and a bass crank bait to make the catch. It weighed just under 50 pounds.

  • Sturgeon was already a star here at L.L. State in 2004

    Your “sources” are always your most informative people and usually the ones that keep you from forgetting something.
    Wayne Baxter has forgotten more about sports than most of us will ever know — especially about University of Kentucky athletics.
    The retired 4-H agent reminded me last week that the Little League State Tournament at Miller Park in 2004 consisted of a player who led the University of Louisville to two consecutive College World Series appearances.

  • Proud of Taylor County

     

    Taylor Countians are pretty lucky.

    Our community is full of people who pitch in to help others, and most of the time for nothing monetary in return, only the satisfaction of making a difference in someone else's lives.

    There are three specific examples I can give you of this happening just in the past few days.

    First, a committee of people put together last Friday night's annual Relay for Life events to raise money to fight cancer.

  • Birth Announcements for June 19

    Brandon and Sarah Frank of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Anna Kate Frank, on April 14 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are James and Magaline Skaggs and Traci Lobb of Campbellsville and Jim and Angela Frank of Greensburg.

    Great-grandparents are Lena Dial of Magnolia and J.R. and Darlene Bishop and Anne Frank all of Greensburg.

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  • Grays to celebrate anniversary

     

    G.E. and Louise Gray of Campbellsville will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary on Monday, June 23. The couple was married in Jessetown on June 23, 1951.

    The Grays have two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Mary Gray of Campbellsville and Jamie and Bobbi Gray of Georgetown.

    They have three grandchildren, Lindsay Gray of Campbellsville and Jacob Gray and Savannah Marie Gray of Georgetown.

    The Grays will celebrate their anniversary with friends and family.

  • Early Days for 6-19

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 17, 2004

    Burley farmers in western Taylor County have been hit with an early onset of blue mold, a fungal disease which spreads through the air and has the potential to completely destroy tobacco plants.

    Allyne Shreve, 83, of Diane Drive in Campbellsville, died on Sunday, June 13, 2004, in Campbellsville.

  • Public Record for June 19

    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

    • Adrianne N. Faulkner, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $168.

    • Margo L. Miller, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.