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Today's News

  • Some eggcellent advice

    Several years ago, I wrote a story for the newspaper about two local sisters who raise chickens and sell the eggs.

    As part of my, um, research, I ate some fresh-out-of-the-chicken eggs, sunny-side up, if I recall. That's the way I like my eggs, but I also like them scrambled with onions and artichoke hearts, or maybe mushrooms.

    I'm so glad eggs are no longer on the Evil Foods list (and if they still are, please don't tell me). I love eggs!

  • Bluegrass Cheer Stars hosts ribbon cutting

    Bluegrass Cheer Stars Gymnastics recently hosted a ribbon cutting.

    Owner Crissy Caldwell, a former Taylor County Middle, Taylor County High and Campbellsville University cheerleader, has more than seven years' experience as a cheerleading coach and more than 16 years' experience as a gymnastics instructor.

    Caldwell has been a co-owner of two previous gyms in Campbellsville and has had her national judging certification for local and regional levels in cheerleading and dance through Cheer Ltd. for the past three years.

  • DeWitt-Thomas

    Josie Rose DeWitt and Terry Justin Thomas exchanged wedding vows on March 9.

    The bride is the daughter of James Richard DeWitt of Campbellsville and the late Ada Jane "Janie" DeWitt.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed as a pharmacy technician at Central Drug.

    The groom is the son of Stephen Alan Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Thomas, both of Campbellsville.

    He is a 2006 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Hord's Landscaping.

  • TRH to offer first aid class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a Heartsaver adult first aid class on Wednesday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to noon.

    This class will provide participants with a sound foundation in the techniques of adult first aid. Upon completion, participants will receive a course completion certification.

    All classes are taught at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville. Cost for the class is $50, which includes the book.

    Those interested in attending should pre-register by calling 789-5862.

     

  • Taylor Regional Hospital names spring ambassador

    Peggy Cox has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for spring 2009. Other nominees were Beverly Bloyd, Penny Jones, Lea Ann Moore and Helen Pickett.

    Cox was nominated by a team member. The following was written about Cox on her nomination form.

  • Drive-in theater breaks ground in 1949

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 20, 1999

    Cassidy Blair celebrated her fourth birthday recently with her friends at Little People Day Care.

    More than 70 people gathered Saturday at Campbellsville University's Clay Hill Memorial Forest for a service of thanksgiving and dedication for the Little Angel Spring Memorial.

    Taylor County will officially name its baseball field Shaw Field just before the Cardinals' regular season home finale tomorrow afternoon at 5:30.

  • Zimmerman-Sensenig

    Holly Jade Zimmerman of Elk Horn and Matthew Paul Sensenig of Tunas, Mo. will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 6.

    Zimmerman is the daughter of Glenn and Crystal Zimmerman of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Noah and Amelia Wenger of Elk Horn, Mary Zimmerman of Leonardtown, Md., and the late Harvey Zimmerman.

    Sensenig is the son of Jeffrey and Christina Sensenig of Tunas. His grandparents are Phares and Margaret Sensenig of Tunas.

    He is self-employed.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. at a private residence. Invitations have been sent.

  • Property transfers for May 14

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

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Eric N. Perkins of Coppock Street in Campbellsville to Nelson R. and Amanda Bishop Jr. of Virgie Lane in Campbellsville, a tract of land on Virgie Lane, 2.03 acres, $20,000.

  • CHS qualifies 11 for state track

    Campbellsville High School's boys' team was third and the girls' squad fifth at the Class A, Region 2 Track Meet in Greensburg on Saturday night.

    The squads, coached by Ben Davis and Katie Wilkerson, respectively, qualified 11 members for this weekend's state meet.

  • Chamber: First UMC named best investor

    First United Methodist Church's slogan says it all. "A church in the heart of the city, with the city in its heart."

    "I think [being a part of the community] is the No. 1 priority," says FUMC Pastor Ted Beam. "The church is the only institution established by God. We're expected to set the atmosphere for a community."

    And the Campbellsville/Taylor Chamber of Commerce believes the church is doing just that, awarding the church its Outstanding Chamber Investor award.