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Today's News

  • Bridge to Faith

    The roar of 60 motorcycles fills the Green River Plaza parking lot. Following a police escort, one by one, they drive away.

    The Bridge To Faith motorcycle club poker run Saturday raised $700 to support the group's upcoming fundraisers, including a St. Jude Children's Research Hospital benefit run.

    Members of the club are recovered alcoholics and drug addicts, said President Bobby Gupton. He said about 60 people participated in the run, which wound through Hodgenville, Greensburg and then back to Campbellsville.

  • Wisdom nominated for business award

    A local businessman has been nominated for an entrepreneurship award.

    Jack L. Wisdom, president of Fluortubing U.S.A., has been nominated for a 2009 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Start-Up Business award.

    Also in the running for the award are Larry and April Murray, owners/operators of Your Secret Chef/Chef on the Run Catering in London, and Amber Stone, studio owner/CPT of Body of Stone Fitness in London.

    A ceremony will take place on Sept. 14 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m.

  • TRH recognizes new team members

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized new team members for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast in their honor.

    Those honored were: LeAnne Clark, Rehab; Nikki Cook, Sleep Lab; Betsy Hendricks, Urgent Care Center; Karen Keltner, ESD; Lynde Landis, Labor and Delivery; Billie Jo Mann, Med/Surg; Kim McKenna-Bryant, Urgent Care; Austin Reynolds, ESD; Jeremy Simpson, Radiology; Anthony Thomas, Urgent Care; and Jeremy Wolford, Nutritional Services.

     

  • Grant grabs 45th Duffers

    Roger Grant put his name in the record books as champion of the 45th Annual Duffers Tournament.

    The tournament was Aug. 1 and 2 at Heritage Hill Golf Club in Shepherdsville.

    Grant, using a 7-handicap, totaled rounds of 78 and 77 for a gross score of 155 and a net product of 141 to edge Rick Newton's 1-handicap total of 144 and 142. Newton produced the top gross total.

    Gary Osborne placed third with a net score of 149 while Weldon Riggs was fourth at 151.

  • Eastridge-Phelps Pharmacy celebrates grand opening

    Eastridge-Phelps Pharmacy celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday, July 29.

    The mission of Eastridge-Phelps Pharmacy is dedication to the highest quality pharmacy care and an unparalleled focus on service.

    Owners Jay Eastridge and Chad Phelps have a wide range of experience in pharmacy, and as a partnership, they can complement one another to better serve their friends in the Campbellsville area.

  • Public record for Aug. 6

    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.

    Traffic

    Roger G. Harris, 22, of Stonegate Drive in Burnside, driving on suspended/revoked operator's license, $178.

  • McDermond awarded law enforcement scholarship

    John Rogers McDermond of Campbellsville has been awarded a Gerald F. Healy Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation scholarship.

    McDermond is a student at Campbellsville University. He was among 25 recipients of the $1,000 scholarships.

    McDermond is the son of Florence Police Department Capt. John McDermond.

  • Circuit Court Action for Aug. 3

    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.

    On Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram's May 29 Washington County docket:

  • High school junior will win scholarship, photo shoot

    One Kentucky high school junior will win a $500 scholarship to use at a Kentucky college of his or her choice - and a photo shoot for the winner's school.

    All the junior has to do is tell about the biggest challenge high school students face in 200 words or less.

    The "Promote Your School" scholarship contest is sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. Photos from the winning school will be used in KHEAA books and other publications.

  • CU hosts interview for GOODY'S

    Campbellsville University hosted interviews for GOODY'S, recently purchased by Stage Stores, which will re-open soon. Representatives were on hand to conduct interviews after attendees watched a short video, and said they expected between 200 and 250 candidates to apply.