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Today's News

  • LWC to host homecoming events Nov. 6-9

    Lindsey Wilson College's 78th homecoming will mark the end of an era at the 109-year-old college.

    For the final time, the college will celebrate its alumni and friends on a basketball weekend when it hosts Homecoming 2009 on Nov. 6-8.

    That's because in 2010 football returns to Lindsey Wilson after a 75-year absence. LWC is scheduled to resume football with its first home game Sept. 4 against Notre Dame (Ohio) College, and the 2010 Homecoming will be celebrated during a football weekend.

  • Photos with Santa

    Children and pets can be photographed with Santa in downtown Campbellsville on Sunday, Nov. 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Happy Days Ole Fashion Soda Fountain and Grille restaurant on East Main Street.

    No appointments are necessary.

    A portion of the sitting fee will support the Campbellsville Renaissance and Historic Preservation Commission's activities in downtown Campbellsville.

     

  • Restaurant inspections for Oct. 12

    The following restaurants were inspected by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department using the scale below.

    - 85 to 100, pass inspection.

    - 70 to 84, restaurant must be re-inspected within 30 days.

    - Less than 70, a suspension of permit notice is sent to owner; if owner doesn't reply within 10 days, the permit will be revoked and the restaurant will be closed.

    - Taylor County Elementary School cafeteria of Lebanon Avenue in Campbellsville received a health code score of 99, citing one violation. Ceiling tiles were in poor repair.

  • Circuit Court Action for Oct. 15

    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.

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram's Sept. 29 docket:

  • Public record for Oct. 29

    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

    Carl L. Alexander, 58, of Barney School Road in Campbellsville, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

    Whitney N. Ballinger, 20, of Delaware Way in Butler, Ky., speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

  • What are you thankful for?

    Is there someone who has made a tremendous impact in your life? Has a special someone done something extraordinary on your behalf? What are you most thankful for?

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal is sponsoring its annual Thanksgiving essay contest in which readers are asked to reflect on some of these questions.

    The winning essays will be published in the News-Journal on Thanksgiving Day.

    The theme of the contest asks readers to think about how they have been blessed and what they're most thankful for in their lives.

  • National Mall - Story of Veterans, Story of Freedom

    The National Mall in Washington, D.C. receives 24 million visitors from all over the world who come to view the monuments that represent America's history.

    If you visit the mall, you will see the Lincoln Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and the most recently completed World War II Memorial.

    The ideals and freedoms that our service men and women fought for are expressed in each monument.

  • Phillips files for re-election

    Richard Phillips has announced his intentions to run for re-election for 6th District magistrate in Taylor County.

    He is married to Marnie Phillips and has four children, Edlynn, Lauren, Hannah and John Michael as well as a grandson, Aidan.

    Phillips is the current magistrate from the 6th District and a 21-year employee at Taylor Regional Hospital. He is a volunteer with several organizations, including the Salvation Army and the Crusade for Children, and is also a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church.

  • Gribbins files for judge/executive

    Taylor County broadcaster Greg Gribbins filed registration papers last week, officially entering the Republican primary for Taylor County Judge/Executive in 2010.

    With more than 30 years' experience in the radio business and several years volunteering on local community service committees, Gribbins says he brings unique qualifications to public office.

    Gribbins has attended more than 1,000 local government meetings in his career, including more than 200 of the Taylor County Fiscal Court. He says he understands local government and local business.

  • Tough Times: Clipping coupons can save a family big dollars

    She enters the grocery store armed and ready. After selecting her cart, she opens her binder divided into neatly organized categories. A calculator sets at the ready, along with a pencil and ink pen to check off her items. She also has two paperclips ready - one holding the ones she expects to use and one to separate the ones she will give to the cashier when paying.

    Campbellsville resident Susan Wise is a couponer - and a good one at that.