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Today's News

  • KCS teacher is Educator of the Year

    Most people probably haven't given much thought to what sea creature they would be, if ever given the chance. But Elizabeth Wigginton probably has.

    And her goal of challenging her fourth-grade students at Kentucky Christian School has paid off.

    Elizabeth Wigginton received this year's Outstanding Educator of the Year Award at the recent Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce banquet.

  • Sometimes separate is best

    "I'm just gonna let you pass,

    Yes, and I'll go last.

    Then time will tell who fell

    And who's been left behind,

    When you go your way and I go mine."

    —Bob Dylan "Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)"

    Though hopefully no one falls, I agree with Bob Dylan. Sometimes you just have to go your separate ways.

  • Property transfers for April 30

    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.

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

  • Woman arrested on arson charge

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with arson after she allegedly set her sister's home on fire Saturday night.

    But the arrest came several hours after an earlier incident involving Geneva Mae Brown Hicks.

    In a report by Campbellsville Police Officer Jason Simpson, police received a complaint at about 3 p.m. reporting an altercation at Hicks' West Walnut Street home. E-911 dispatch told Simpson that shots had been fired inside the home.

  • Honor the 'mother' in your life

    Mother's Day comes but once a year. But, honestly, it should be celebrated every day of the year.

    We all have mothers ... either by birth or in someone we look to as a mother figure. They are the women who comfort us when we need comforting, encourage us when we need encouragement, who teach us right from wrong, who love us even when we feel we've failed them.

    And Sunday is their day.

  • CU's Briggs places first at NCCAA track meet

    Detrick Briggs is Campbellsville University's first National Christian College Athletic Association All-American in track and field after winning the triple jump at the recent NCCAA meet at Indiana Wesleyan College in Marion, Ind.

    Briggs' jump of 13.81 meters (45-3.75 feet) placed him at the top of his event.

  • Public record for May 4

    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.

    Small Claims Filed

    09-S-027, filed 4/20/09; Cash Express LLC of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. John K. Powell of North Jackson Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on contract, $402.50 and $91 in court costs.

  • Cox's bat on fire at Arkansas

    Last week was an eventful week for former Campbellsville, Taylor County and Pleasure Ridge Park baseball player Zack Cox and former Campbellsville High School and Campbellsville University football player Brad Lawson.

    Cox broke out of his first collegiate slump at the University of Arkansas while Lawson is taking a new coaching position in western Kentucky.

    Cox, who saw his average drop below .250, enjoyed his second straight .400 or better week by going 6-15 in the four games he started with three extra-base hits, including a pair of homers.

  • LWC to graduate largest class ever

    Lindsey Wilson College will cap off the largest class in its history on Saturday, May 9.

    Lindsey Wilson's 89th commencement ceremony will be at 11 a.m. ET in the college's Biggers Sports Center. A total of 161 undergraduate and graduate degrees will be conferred. Combined with the 325 degrees conferred at the winter commencement, the Class of 2009 stands at 486 students - the largest in the college's 109-year history.

  • 'Grease' is the word

    Taylor County High School's Drama Department will present "Grease" by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey tonight through Saturday at the Campbellsville University Theater. Performances begin at 7 nightly and admission is $5 per person.

    For more information, call Karen McAnelly at 849-2301.