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Today's News

  • Birth Announcements

    Michael and Melissa Mitchell of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Peyton William Glenn E., at 7:22 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Billy and Sissy Mattingly and Doug and Sandy Mitchell, all of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Bill and Gladys Mattingly and Elbert and Jewell Puyear, all of Campbellsville, Almeda Mitchell of Chaplin, Ky., and the late Edna Evelyn Mattingly and Ernest Mitchell.

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  • Kocian honored with baby shower

    Sue Chandler Kocian was honored with a baby shower on May 3 at the home of Rhonda Smith. Pictured are, from left, hostesses Kim Mason, Deanna Cowherd and Meg Januski, Sue, hostesses Janean Hall, Smith and Jessica Eastridge. Back: Jill Chandler, maternal grandmother; and Kim Mills, hostess. Sue and her husband Brad are the parents of a daughter born on March 25.

  • England celebrates 30th birthday

    Kathy England celebrated her 30th birthday with family and friends at the home of her mother, Helen Janes, on Saturday, May 9.

  • England-Worthington

    Laryessa Dawn England and Brent Robert Worthington, both of Crofton, Md., will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 30.

    England is the daughter of Larry and Betty Sue England of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Herbert and Elizabeth England of Campbellsville and the late Donald and Dica McGlocklin.

    She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a master's degree in dietetic administration. She is employed as a clinical dietitian at Harbor Hospital in Baltimore, Md.

  • CKNJ news staff brings home second place for 'This Is Taylor County' publication

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal editorial staff won seven awards in the annual Landmark Community Newspapers Inc. editorial contest.

    In all, the News-Journal collected two second-place awards, three third-place awards and an honorable mention.

    The news staff was awarded second place for its "This Is Taylor County" community guide in the Special Section category. The news staff consists of Editor Rebecca Cassell, Sports Editor Bobby Brockman, Staff Writers James Roberts and Calen McKinney and Social Writer Neila Schuhmann.

  • Elkhorn United Methodist to host fish fry, gospel singing

    Elkhorn United Methodist Church will host a fish fry and gospel singing on Saturday.

    The event will take place from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Acton Retreat Center.

    Entertainment will include:

    True Gospel, 4:30 p.m.; Revived, 5 p.m.; Living Waters, 5:30 p.m.; Doyle Stearns, 6 p.m.; Gospel Train, 6:15 p.m.; Jim Durham, 6:45 p.m.; For God So Loved, 7 p.m. and Anthony Meadows, 7:30 p.m.

  • Campbellsville Christian to 'Focus on the Present' on Sunday

    Campbellsville Christian Church will continue the celebration of its 125th anniversary on Sunday with "Focus on the Present."

    Guests for the day will be former senior minister John Hays and former associate minister of music Mike Bowen.

    From the Heart, a ladies' ensemble, will provide special music.

    Current ministries and activities of the church will be highlighted.

    At 10:45 a.m., a church family portrait will be made on the Maple Street steps.

  • Haddock celebrates seventh birthday

    April Haddock, front, third from left, celebrated her seventh birthday with friends and family at her home with an Easter egg hunt on April 12. She is the daughter of Jennifer Davis and the stepdaughter of Chris Davis.

  • First United Methodist makes Good Friday processional

    Campbellsville First United Methodist Church members processed down Main Street on Good Friday. "Jesus," portrayed by Mark Hillard, and two "Roman soldiers," portrayed by Dr. Steve Hinton and Dr. Ted Beam, walked from the intersection of Main Street and Columbia Avenue to First United Methodist for a brief Good Friday service and luncheon.

  • Chicago Civil War Round Table visits Tebbs Bend Battlefield

    Two coach buses carrying 82 members of the Chicago Civil War Round Table visited Tebbs Bend Battlefield on Saturday, April 25.

    Led by Ed Bearss, National Park Service Historian Emeritus, and A. Wilson Greene, director of Pamplin Civil War Park south of Richmond, Va., the group toured Kentucky Civil War sites for four days.

    Tebbs Bend was included with the major Civil War Kentucky sites of Perryville, Munfordville, Richmond, Wildcat Mountain, Mill Springs and Lincoln's Birthplace.