Today's News

  • CU professor to discuss 'Anti-language in the songs of U2'

    Campbellsville University will host a faculty colloquium titled "Boy, (Achtung) Baby, & Bomb: Anti-language in the Songs of U2," on Thursday, Oct. 22 given by Dr. John Hurtgen, dean of the School of Theology, in Room 15 of the Administration Building.

    The public is invited to the free event, which will be from 4 to 5 p.m.

  • CMS plans Red Ribbon Week activities

    Campbellsville Middle School has planned several Red Ribbon Week activities, which start Monday, Oct. 26.

    - Monday - "Wear Red Day." Students are asked to wear as many red clothing items as possible. Red Ribbons will be passed out and students will watch a video in homeroom and sign the pledge wall in the lunchroom.

    Beginning Monday and ending Thursday will be The Born Drug Free Bulletin Board game. To play, students will match teachers with their baby pictures. Winning entry will be announced Thursday afternoon.

  • TRH to offer breast cancer awareness class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a Breast Cancer Awareness class on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

    The class will be presented by Dr. Susan Burress, ob/gyn with Taylor Regional Physicians for Women.

    This class is designed to provide participants with information regarding current methods of diagnosing and treating breast cancer, how treatment methods have changed and how the outlook for breast cancer patients has improved.

    All classes are taught at the TRH Learning & Resource Center, located at 125B Kingswood Drive. This class is free.

  • CES plans Red Ribbon Week activities

    Red Ribbon Week events at Campbellsville Elementary School will be Oct. 26-30.

    Each day students will wear red ribbons and recite the "Just Say No" pledge.

    On Monday, students will wear red. On Tuesday, the school will have hat day for $1 to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Wednesday will be Career Day with special guests. On Thursday, students can wear their clothes inside out. And on Friday, students will team up against drugs by wearing school colors.

  • Public record for Oct. 22

    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.


    Jose Eduardo, no age or address given, failure to wear seat belts, $25; no operator's/moped license, $193.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital Home Health bears new name and extended services

    Taylor Regional Hospital Home Health, now simply Taylor Regional Home Health, has forged a new partnership with VNA Nazareth Home Care in order to expand services in Taylor County.

    The agreement, effective Oct. 1, allows the agency to provide the community with a specialty pharmacy and several new programs designed for care and rehabilitation at home.

  • Scanlon completes basic training

    Army National Guard Pvt. Robert T. Scanlon has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.

  • Early Days


    Oct. 21, 1999

    Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Harmon were honored with a surprise 60th wedding anniversary celebration on Sunday, Oct. 19 at Creek Side Restaurant in Campbellsville.

    Stephanie Gail Noland has been selected as a finalist in the 1999 Pre-Teen Kentucky Scholarship and Recognition Program.

    Betty Jane Gorin-Smith was guest speaker for a prayer breakfast sponsored by the Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club.

  • Hosparus promotes Taylor County resident to senior director post

    Hosparus recently promoted Janice Morton RN, BSN, MA to the position of senior director at Hosparus - Hospice of Central Kentucky.

    During her nine-year tenure with the organization, Morton most recently served as clinical director for seven years and a case manger of patient care for the two previous years. Prior to joining Hosparus, she was administrator of nursing services at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Wood celebrates third birthday

    Landon Wood celebrated his third birthday on Sept. 8 with a party at his home with friends. He is the son of Adam and Holly Wood of Campbellsville. Pictured are, from left, front: Noah Skaggs, Landon and Ryder Cundiff. Middle: Austin Grisso, Trevor Gray and Lexi Grisso holding Lane Hardin. Back: his big sister Graci Wood holding Haley Underwood.