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Today's News

  • Riggs

    Orval and Mary Riggs celebrated their 60th anniversary at The Grandview in Campbellsville.

    They were married on Dec. 13, 1948, at the Presbyterian church on West Main Street in Campbellsville.

    The Riggses have six children - Sandy Moore, Martha Slinker, Orval Riggs Jr., Rick Riggs, Timmy Riggs and Kenny Riggs. They also have 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

     

  • Republic women donate book

    Taylor County Republican Women donated a book, "The Life of Barbara Bush," to Campbellsville University's Montgomery Library in memory of Bobby Himes. Pictured are, from left, Dr. John Burch, library director; Marlyn Shreve, president; and Margaret Stewart, corresponding secretary.

  • Exercise classes scheduled through December

    Exercise is important for those of all ages. Free exercise classes will be offered every afternoon from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office, through December.

    Mindful Movement classes will be offered for beginners or those unable to do vigorous or aerobic exercise. In these classes, the emphasis is on improving range of motion, strength, balance and flexibility. Mindful Movement classes are offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

    A walking group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays and welcomes newcomers.

    For more information, call 465-4511.

     

  • Property transfers for Jan. 1

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

  • Final two arrested in crime ring case

    The remaining two indictments in a crime ring case involving seven Campbellsville residents and a Greensburg man have been unsealed.

    A Taylor Circuit Court judge unsealed the indictments last week.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Indicted were Brittany L. Cox, 20, of 230 Eads St. in Campbellsville and Ronald Neal Harmon Jr., 38, of 529 Oakes Road in Greensburg.

  • Newspaper to sponsor school district merger forum

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal will sponsor a public forum to invite community members to discuss their opinions of a school merger.

    The forum begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 8 at the Community Center at Veteran's Memorial Park.

    "The time is right for open discussion regarding the school districts and it appears nobody has stepped forward to provide a forum," said News-Journal Publisher Patrick Keefe.

  • Miller-Sproles

    Terri D. Miller and Shawn Sproles exchanged wedding vows in a private ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 29 at The Chapeze House in Bardstown.

    Col. Carl Michael Masters performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William "Billy" Miller of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Mary Ella Hayden of St. Mary's and the late Joseph Louis Hayden, Fannie Mae Dawson Jones and William Russell Young.

    She is a registered nurse, employed at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

  • There's more to Girl Scouting than cookies

    Often, when one hears the words "Girl Scouts," they think of cookies.

    But scouting is about much more than just cookies. Just ask a Girl Scout.

    For nearly 100 years, Girl Scouting has helped to build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

    According to the organization's Web site, Girl Scouting is the world's leading organization dedicated solely to girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, young ladies build character and skills for success in the real world.

  • Girl Scout Cookies coming soon

    Satisfy your sweet tooth while giving girls the vital skills they need to succeed in life. Local Girl Scouts will soon be out selling cookies to the general public.

    Girls will start taking orders beginning today, and booth sales are set to begin Feb. 23.

    Cookie-lovers everywhere will still be able to purchase the classic Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Do-si-dos, Trefoils, Lemon Chalet Crèmes and the sugar-free Chocolate Chips cookies.

  • American Legion accepting expired coupons

    When shopping, every penny counts and coupons save us money, whether it is at Wal-Mart, Kroger or at the Commissary. 

    This is why the American Legion Auxiliary is helping military families stationed overseas. 

    The group is collecting cut coupons and mailing them to commissaries on United States military bases. 

    The coupons may be up to three months out of date and the military families will still be able to use them.