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Today's News

  • Using the News

    Getting students interested in what they are learning has always been an important concern for educators. Teachers want students to be excited about what they are learning so they'll actively participate in classroom activities.

    Teachers in the Campbellsville and Taylor County area help accomplish this goal by using newspapers in the classroom. Teachers can use newspapers in all subject areas from English and arts and humanities to family and consumer sciences.

  • Phillips Kids Corner

    Chloe Grace Phillips is the 6-week-old daughter of John Eric and Diane Phillips of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Johnny and Alois Phillips and Donna and Larry Collins, all of Campbellsville, and Don and Sandra Fox of Blue Ridge, Ga. Great-grandparents are Charles and Mildred Thompson of Campbellsville.

  • Moore-South

    Mike and Peggy Moore of Campbellsville and David and Valerie South of Columbia announce the engagement of their children, Amy Jo Moore and Isaac David South.

    Moore is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Garmon, Hattie Moore and H.C. Moore.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Adair County High School and a 2008 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College. Moore is employed at Adair County Middle School.

    South is the grandson of Helen South of Indianapolis, Ind., and the late Pete South and Leslie and Nadine Thomas.

  • Grace Notes

    Before the worship service started we had eaten dinner together, me with my tape recorder and notebook by my side.

    I don't normally go to church on Wednesday nights, but I had come to New Beginnings Fellowship in Hernando, Fla., for a Religion Page feature story and to take notes about their worship.

    As the people entered the sanctuary, some grabbed musical instruments from a cardboard box in the back of the room - maracas and wooden sticks, cymbals and tambourines. During the first song, people used the instruments, making their own music.

  • Riggs-Taylor

    Jessica Scarlet Lee Riggs and Tracy Lynn Taylor, both of Columbia, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 10.

    Riggs is the daughter of Richard and Sherri Riggs of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Orval and Mary Riggs and Dale Hunt, all of Campbellsville, and the late Cheryl Benningfield.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Campbellsville Walmart Supercenter.

    Taylor is the son of Fred and Sheila Taylor of Columbia. His grandparents are the late Edward and Marie Taylor and Broadus and Lida Loy.

  • CHS 2-0 in district after beating Berea

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  • Council denies County's request again

    For the second time, Campbellsville City Council has denied a request from Taylor Fiscal Court to convert a two-way street into a one-way.

    At the last regular meeting, the Council declined a request from the County to convert a portion of a street running from Main Street to Martin Luther King Boulevard to one-way. The County wants the portion of the new street, which is adjacent to the Taylor County Judicial Center, to be one way so that eight parallel parking spaces can be created.

  • LWC to host civil rights event

    Area residents will have an opportunity Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Lindsey Wilson College to learn about one of America's great civil rights champions of the 20th century.

    "Clarence Jordan and the God Movement" will be performed by Al Staggs at 8 p.m. ET in the Norma and Glen Hodge Center for Discipleship. The event - which is part of the 2009-2010 Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - is free and open to the public.

    Staggs, a pastor and actor, gives a stirring one-man performance of the iconic Jordan.

  • County answers lawsuit allegations

    Taylor County has filed an answer to a lawsuit that claims it failed to pay a bill for construction at the Taylor County Judicial Center. And, according to the answer, the County has filed a counterclaim.

    London attorney R. Aaron Hostettler filed a complaint on Friday, July 24 in the Taylor Circuit Clerk's Office on behalf of SAF Perimeter Systems, a division of Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. Inc., against Taylor Fiscal Court and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers.

  • Circuit Court Action for Sept. 21

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

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram's Sept. 8 docket: