Today's News

  • Malone earns KAA award, Board seat

    The Kentucky Auctioneers Association had its 53rd annual convention in Bowling Green on Feb. 12-15.

    In conjunction with the convention, an awards banquet took place on Feb. 14. During the ceremony, Paul Malone, principal broker/auctioneer of Malone Realty & Auction Co., received the KAA's 2010 Advertising Contest award in the newspaper Black & White Personal Property Only category.

  • Vince Gill to perform at CU benefit concert

    Country music legend Vince Gill will come to Campbellsville University to perform a benefit concert Friday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel.

    Proceeds from the concert will go toward the purchase of turf and lights on the CU football and baseball fields.

    Tickets for the concert are $50 for reserved tickets and $35 for general admission.

    For more information on tickets, contact the Campbellsville University Office of Development at 789-5211.

  • Holtzclaw joins Margo's Hair Design

    Margie Holtzclaw has joined Margo's Hair Design, located at 602 S. Central Ave. in Campbellsville.

    Holtzclaw specializes in men, women and children's haircuts, color, highlights, lowlights, perms, up styles and waxing.

    Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Curves of Campbellsville hosts food drive

    Curves of Campbellsville is encouraging women in the area to show their philanthropic strength by participating in the annual Curves food drive.

    And even though donating food to families in need is its own reward, the club is offering incentives for both existing and potential members who participate.

    From March 1 to March 31, Curves of Campbellsville will collect non-perishable items and monetary donations for food banks in the local area. The goal, according to owner Kelly Smoot, is for the community to come together to help families in need.

  • Kessler wins advertising contest, places in auctioneering contest

    John Wayne Kessler was named second runner-up in the state's professional auctioneering contest at the recent Kentucky Auctioneers Convention.

    The contest took place in conjunction with the 53rd Kentucky Auctioneers Association Convention on Feb. 12-15 in Bowling Green. The contest features a live auction with contestants competing in two divisions.

    Kessler, 21, who won the junior division contest last year for auctioneers in business fewer than five years, competed against veteran auctioneers from across the state.

  • Holy Land presentation is Sunday at First UMC

    First United Methodist Church will host a presentation on the Holy Land Sunday at 6 p.m.

    The Rev. Laura Harris of Columbia will be the evening's guest speaker. She will give a presentation of her recent tour of the Holy Land and show photos relating to Bible stories. She will also tell about what life is like in that part of the world today.

    The community is invited.


  • CU, TCHS bands to perform March 9

    The Campbellsville University Concert Band and Taylor County Concert Band will perform a joint concert Tuesday, March 9 at 8 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave.

    This is the annual winter concert by the bands, according to Jennifer Tinnell, director of bands and conductor of the Campbellsville University Concert Band.

    The CU Concert Band will perform "The Good Daughter Overture" by Niccolo Piccini and "Credence" by Claude T. Smith

  • Property transfers for March 4

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "Property Transfers" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.


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

  • Lawson joins Wave Length

    Wave Length Beauty Salon announces that Stephanie Lawson has joined its staff as a master stylist.

    Lawson is a Taylor County native and has been a stylist for more than four years. She specializes in cuts and color for men and women, bridal and prom up-styles, facial waxing and perms.

    Lawson will be working Tuesday through Friday and Saturday by appointment. Wave Length is located at 815 W. Main St. Call 465-7601 for more information.

  • Local Southern States employee selected for Certified GrowMaster training

    Chris Coomer, a field sales associate for Southern States Cooperative Inc. in the Campbellsville, Adair County and Liberty areas, has attended a comprehensive three-day training program designed to qualify him as a "Certified GrowMaster Specialist."