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Today's News

  • St. Baldrick's is Saturday, March 13

    The third annual St. Baldrick's Shaving for a Cure event will be Saturday, March 13 at 11 at Powell Athletic Center on the Campbellsville University campus.

    Donna Wise, chair of the local organizational committee, said recently that 14 teams, comprising about 48 people, and an additional 25 individuals have signed up to be shaved.

    Among those are four women: Gail Shaw, Kentucky Christian Academy's Carla Billeter and Campbellsville Apparel's Robin Davis and Pricillia Skaggs.

    Wise said 10 barbers have signed on as have 10 other volunteers.

  • Public record for March 11

    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.

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    Jeramie C. Bagby, inadequate silencer (muffler), failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

    Timothy L. Bowles, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $163.

  • Local man injured in crash near Lebanon

    A Campbellsville man was injured Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash two miles west of Lebanon on KY 208.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, Joseph Brady, 82, of Lebanon was attempting to leave a private drive and pulled into the path of a 1990 Ford driven by David Isaacs, 58, of Campbellsville.

    Isaacs was transported by private vehicle to Springview Hospital in Lebanon. His condition was not available as of press time.

    Brady and his passenger, 82-year-old Goldie Brady, also of Lebanon, were not injured. All parties were wearing seat belts.

  • Council announces winter dairy series

    The Kentucky Dairy Development Council and Alltech have announced this year's "Winter Cover-Alls Dairy Series."

    There are 10 meetings scheduled for across the state through March 12. All meetings are from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. local time.

  • Rogers announces judge/executive candidacy

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers has announced his filing for re-election.

    Rogers has served two terms as judge/executive - from 1999 to 2002, and again from 2006 to the present.

    "I have had the joy and privilege of serving this community as your Taylor County judge/executive," Rogers stated in a news release. "I am, and have always been, a 'people' person. From day one, I have tried to make my office easily accessible to everyone with my open-door policy."

  • Area sports calendar

    The upcoming sports calendar is:

    Final Pee Wee try-outs on Monday (5:30-6:30)

    at Campbellsville University’s Coca-Cola facility

    The final Pee Wee League baseball try-outs (ages 7-8) will be held on Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Coca-Cola facility on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    Veterans Memorial Park softball meeting on Tuesday

    A meeting for softball activities at Veterans Memorial Park will be held Tuesday, March 16 (7 p.m.) at the Christian Life Center at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

  • Edwards, Watson add to area's officials' history in state tourneys

    A pair of local basketball officials called last week’s girls’ state tournament in Diddle Arena at Bowling Green or will be in this week’s boys’ field at Lexington’s Rupp Arena.

    Greensburg’s Wayne Edwards who played for the Dragons in the 1960s, long considered one of the better officials in the Fifth Region, got his call to do the girls’ Sweet 16 last week.

  • KHO receives funding for 2010 repair projects

    Kentucky Heartland Outreach has been awarded funding through the Kentucky Housing Corp. and Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati to aid the Central Kentucky region in home repairs for 2010.

    Each year, KHO applies for grant funding to aid in its repair programs. KHO is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that specializes in providing minor home repairs free of cost to low-income families. Repairs such as roofing, painting and the building of decks and wheelchair/walking ramps are the most common types of repairs performed.

  • So close, yet so far away for CHS in region finals

    It was a tale of two halves as North Hardin dominated the final two quarters and upended Campbellsville 69-66 for the Boys’ Fifth Region Tournament championship on Tuesday night at Nelson County High School.

    “We just couldn’t keep them off the boards or hit free throws,” Eagles’ head coach Tim Davis said. “If we had done one of the two, I think we could have pulled it off.”

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Tuesday, March 16

    UNIVERSITY BASEBALL — Union (Tenn.) at Campbellsville (2:00).

    Wednesday, March 17

    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — Campbellsville vs. Fresno Pacific in Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division 1 National Championship in Kansas City (1:30).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Campbellsville vs. LSU-Shreveport in NAIA Division 1 National Championship in Jackson, Tenn. (11:15 a.m.).

    UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL — Lindsey Wilson at Campbellsville (2:00).

    Thursday, March 18