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  • Golden Dragon Acrobats to perform Oct. 8

    The 2009-2010 season of the Central Kentucky Arts Series will open with a performance by The Golden Dragon Acrobats at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8 at Campbellsville University's Powell Athletic Center.

    Children and adults of all ages will be captivated by the acrobatic feats. The Golden Dragon Acrobats' performance includes jugglers, contortionists, a tower of chairs, a ladder act and other unbelievable acrobatic acts. The 25-member troupe has trained in the rigorous art of acrobatics since early youth, making such performances possible.

  • Men can be victims of abuse, too

    Steve McNair, former NFL quarterback, was shot and killed on July 4, allegedly by a woman who was his girlfriend. While men kill their intimate partners more often than women do, women are also capable of this kind of violence.

    Many years ago, a couple came to me for counseling, only reluctantly revealing that she had once shot him during an argument. He survived and they were still together. Her temper, however, was still painfully obvious.

  • Time for newspaper folks to fight back!

    OK, newspaper folks. It's time to pick ourselves off the ground and fight back. There is plenty of time left on the clock, and our fans - more than 100 million loyal readers - are pulling for us to win. So here's how we rally.

    First and foremost, we have to ignore those self-proclaimed pundits and cynics who believe that newspapers are dead. They are dead wrong.

    Sure, newspaper companies face serious challenges. But we also have serious opportunities to re-engineer ourselves as quality content creators for local print and online audiences that advertisers still desire.

  • Public record for Oct. 8

    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.

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    Eric James Armstrong, 34, of Handley Avenue in Elk Horn, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Circuit Court Action for Sept. 21

    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 Judge Allan Bertram's Sept. 21 docket:

  • In the pink

    Maybe you saw that National Football League players wore pink shoes, pink gloves, pink wristbands and carried pink towels this past week. Major League Baseball players brought pink bats to the plate on Mother's Day. All this is an effort to bring awareness to breast cancer.

  • Prather interview to air on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    Paul Prather, left, pastor of Bethesda Church in Mt. Sterling, Ky., and contributing columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader, was a recent guest on John Chowning's "Dialogue on Public Issues" show on TV-4.

    The show, with Chowning, at right, will air Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Prather discussed "Evangelical Christians - The Intersection of Faith and Public Policy" while on campus. The show is broadcast on Comcast Cable Channel 10.

     

  • Thompson bike to be featured in magazine

    Garrett Thompson of Lonewolf Pinstriping & Graphics in Raywick custom painted this bike, which will be featured in the November issue of "BIKER-UP Magazine." Mike's Custom Cycles in Big Clifty, Ky. built the bike, which belongs to a soldier who has been in Iraq and has not yet physically seen it. The soldier's father had it built for him, and the bike is now being delivered to Colorado where the soldier is now stationed. It will be presented to him upon arrival. BIKER-UP is a free publication and distributed throughout the southeast United States.

  • Pleasant Run Baptist to honor pastor

    Pleasant Run Baptist Church will celebrate the second anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. George L. Nelson, and his wife, Sheila, on Sunday, Oct. 18.

    The guest speaker at the morning service at 11:15 a.m. will be the Rev. Burt Parker of First Baptist Church in Hardinsburg, and the afternoon guest at 3 p.m. will be the Rev. William G. Nelson and congregation of Greater St. Mark's Missionary Baptist Church of Louisville.

    Dinner will be served upon the arrival of the afternoon guests.

  • Finley left his colors around this community

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