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Today's News

  • CU Orchestra to perform April 30

    The Campbellsville University Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. J. Robert Gaddis, dean of the School of Music, will present its last concert of the year at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 30 at Campbellsville Baptist Church with Michael Davis, concertmaster with the Louisville Orchestra, performing with the orchestra.

    "We are very fortunate to have such a renowned musician to perform with our orchestra," Gaddis said.

  • Public record for April 30

    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

    Janice Dulworth, 45, of Kellyville Road in Columbia, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $153.

  • Benefit singing is Friday, May 8

    A benefit singing for Bill Warren of The Green River Boys, who had a heart attack, will be Friday, May 8 at 7 p.m. at the Knifley Fire Department.

    Food will be sold and all donations are appreciated. For more information, call James Cochran at 469-8595.

     

  • Restaurant inspections for April 20

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

     

    - 85 to 100, pass inspection

     

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

     

    - Under 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.

     

  • Adair County's Relay Idol contest is May 9

    Adair County's first Relay Idol contest will be at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 9 at Adair County Middle School's gymnasium. 

    There will be two age divisions, 12 and younger and 13 and older. Entry fee is $10. 

    Prizes will be based on the number of entries. Judging will be based on vocals and overall performance. All entrants must pre-register by Friday, May 8.

    Admission will be $3 at the door. Proceeds will go to Adair County's Relay for Life. 

    The event is sponsored by ACHS Class of 1994 - Craig's Classmates.

  • Horse competition is Saturday, May 9

    Green River Lake State Park will host the Rocky Mountain Horse Association Rated Trail Ride on Saturday, May 9.

    This free competitive event will include judging on crossing water, bridges and logs, backing, mounting and dismounting and proper gait.

    The event is open to all riders and begins at 10 a.m., with registration at 9. The competition is open to the first 50 riders and those interested should call Jan Culp at (270) 777-3307 or e-mail culpfarm@gmail.com in advance to reserve their spot.

  • Tennessee Gas donates to Campbellsville Elementary

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently received several computers from Tennessee Gas. Pictured are David Petett, CES principal, with Bob Arnold and Brent Patterson.

  • Forcht Bank names new president

    Forcht Bank recently announced the selection of Mark Boison as its new president.  

    Boison has 34 years of banking experience, most recently as regional manager of specialized industries for JPMorganChase. In his position at Chase, he managed a business team of bankers, underwriters and client support personnel in seven cities across Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia. He previously was market manager of the Commercial Banking Group at JPMorganChase in central Kentucky. 

  • Birth Announcements

    Kenny and Jackie Fair of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Jaelyn Marie, at 3:18 p.m. on Monday, March 16 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Kim and Donna Clark and Delora Akin, all of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Jack and Marie Garnett, Jean Clark and Sonny and Phyllis Lyons, all of Campbellsville, and the late Tom Clark.

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  • 'Working Trees: Kentucky's Renewable Future'

    The Taylor County Conservation District has announced the winners of the Conservation Art and Writing Contest for 2008.

    The theme was "Working Trees: Kentucky's Renewable Future."

    All Kentucky students in grades six through 12 are eligible to compete in the writing contest. Only students through grade five may compete in the art contest. The contest is sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation and the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.