Today's News

  • Zimmerman-Sensenig

    Holly Jade Zimmerman of Elk Horn and Matthew Paul Sensenig of Tunas, Mo. exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 6 in Elk Horn.

    Elder Rueal and Louise Boils performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Glenn and Crystal Zimmerman of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Noah and Amelia Wenger of Elk Horn, Mary Zimmerman of Leonardtown, Md. and the late Harvey Zimmerman.

    The groom is the son of Jeffrey and Christina Sensenig of Tunas. His grandparents are Phares and Margaret Sensenig and Alice Auker, all of Tunas.

  • Youth revival begins July 31 in Greensburg

    Greensburg United Methodist Church will host a youth revival beginning Friday, July 31 and continuing through Sunday, Aug. 2.

    Services will begin nightly at 7 ET. Steadfast will lead the worship each night, and special testimonies will be given.

    Brian Rafferty will be the speaker for Friday, July 31. Brandon Glanzer will preach on Saturday, Aug. 1 and Andre Barnes will speak on Sunday, Aug. 2.

    Refreshments will be served after the services each evening.

    For more information, call Ed Perkins at (270) 299-6261. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Birth Announcements

    Tony and Teresa Whitaker of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Tony Jacob "Jake," at 11:35 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Larry and Linda Whitaker of Tennessee, David and Rita Parsons of Campbellsville and Reba Burris of Columbia.

    Great-grandmother is Ann Wilcoxson of Campbellsville.

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  • Rain Gutter Regatta

    From left, Andrew Haywood received first place in this year's regatta race, T.J. Lawson received second and Wesley Rose received third.

  • Early Days


    July 22, 1999

    Chainsaws were the order of the day Wednesday after a severe thunderstorm swept through Taylor County the previous evening, carrying winds in excess of 70 miles per hour.

    School begins Monday, Aug. 2 for students in the Campbellsville and Taylor County school systems.

    Angela Gossett, daughter of R.T. and Wanda Gossett of Campbellsville, has been named to the dean's list at Warner Southern College in Lake Wales, Fla. for the spring semester.

  • Little League tourney an exciting time

    For players, coaches, parents, grandparents, friends and passerby hardball lovers, nothing can stir up more excitement than Little League baseball.

    I guess it's because, from an outsider's perspective, the local program seems to be run with such love and passion.

    Miller Park is one of the nicer settings I've witnessed for games. Where else in the world can your non-playing child throw rocks in a creek with impunity? I'd like to have a nickel for every time I heard: "I thought I told you to stay out of that creek?"

  • Readers warned of classified scam

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal would like to inform readers and classified advertisers about an attempted scam.

    Several customers of newspapers across the state have reported being contacted by telephone by individuals falsely identifying themselves as an employee of the classified advertising department.

    On Tuesday, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway issued a warning to customers who have purchased classified ads in newspapers that they could be targeted by scam artists and should not give out personal information over the phone.

  • One dress, 365 days ... hmmm

    I stand in front of the open doors of my closet every morning, taking inventory of what's clean, what still needs ironing, what matches. Or doesn't.

    It really is a pain.

    But when Sheena Matheiken of Brooklyn, N.Y. gets up in the morning, she already knows what she'll be wearing: the same thing as the day before. And the day before ... and the day before.

  • Public record for July 20

    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.

    Circuit Civil Filed

    09-CI-245, filed 6/17/09; Capital Alliance Financial LLC v. Kristen Greer of North Garnett Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $6,146.72, interest, court costs, attorney's fees and $1,467.13 in interest.

  • Annual community baby shower is July 21

    The 11th annual Community Baby Shower will be Tuesday, July 21 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Taylor County Elementary School cafeteria.

    The event is for expectant and new mothers with babies younger than 4 months old. The event is free, but those who wish to attend the event must pre-register. Space is limited and the event is open only to Campbellsville and Taylor County residents. Those who attend should park on the lake side of the building.

    Guest speakers will be from the Taylor Regional Hospital and Taylor County Health Department.