Today's News

  • Campbellsville Apparel sends necessities to Iraq

    Campbellsville Apparel employees collected items to send to troops in Iraq. The American Legion helped by shipping the items. Pictured are George Wise and Chris Reynolds of Campbellsville Apparel.

  • Amedisys Home Health named as Top 500 Home Health Care Provider of 2009

    Amedisys Home Health has been named to the 2009 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the top performing home health agencies in the United States.

    This annual review identifies the top 25 percent of agencies and further highlights the Top 100 and Top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement and financial performance.

  • Cash Express collecting for underprivileged

    In this time of economic stress and uncertainty, many people need help. For the fourth consecutive year, Cash Express LLC, located at 1712 E. Broadway, has collected toys, canned food and coats for the underprivileged.

    Cash Express has teamed up with Reverence for Christ Community Church, located at 109 Crescent Hill Drive, to distribute the items.

    Anyone in need of help may contact Ann Hollins of Reverence for Christ at 849-7726.

    Those who would like to drop off donated items may do so at Cash Express or the church.

  • Public record for Dec. 17

    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.


    Tara Graham, 27, of Hugh Paxton Road in Greensburg, license to be in possession, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Two complete Cooper Clayton course

    Campbellsville residents Tina Dishman, left, and Donnella Lennox graduated from Taylor County Health Department's Cooper Clayton Smoking Cessation 12-week course. They are now successful non-smokers. The next Cooper Clayton Class will begin Tuesday, Jan. 5 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Taylor County Health Department.

  • Birth Announcements

    Bobby and Lynn Goff of Springfield announce the birth of a daughter, MaKenzie Lynn, at 3:52 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Steve and Rosemary Goff and Mary Helen Smith, all of Springfield, and the late Joseph Ivo Smith.

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    Toi Fui and Pauline Cheng of Columbia announce the birth of a daughter, Daria, at 8:04 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

  • Minor-McFarland

    Jaclyn Minor and Justin McFarland exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 6 at Corinth Baptist Church in London.

    The Rev. Brian Bond and the Rev. James Blaylock performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Jack and Betty Minor of London, formerly of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Fred Clem of London and the late Geneva Clem and Parker and Marguerite Minor.

    The groom is the son of Gary and Judy McFarland of Louisville. His grandparents are the late Iven and Dora Skaggs and Vincent and Julia Jarboe.

  • Naughty or Nice?

    Christmas is a magical time of the year. Because of that, we wondered if children ever consider just how Santa knows if they are naughty or nice.

    When asked the question, kindergarten students from Kristy Sullivan's class at Taylor County Elementary and Chanci Patterson's class at Campbellsville Elementary had these responses:

    Taylor County Elementary kindergarten students in Kristy Sullivan's class:

    Jacob Pruyear - It's magic.

    Glenn Hutchins - The teachers call him.

    Weston Garrett - The snow globe.

  • Early Days


    Dec. 22, 1999

    Dora Lee Pike, 80, of East Walnut Street, Campbellsville, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 1999, at Taylor County Hospital in Campbellsville, after an illness.

    Dr. Jerome Dixon, D.O. was recently certified by the American Association of Medical Review Officers, Inc. as a medical review officer.

    Bennie and Doris Noel of Liberty will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

    Bridge to Faith Motorcycle Club recently donated $400 to the Taylor County Fire Department for Toys for Kids.

  • One injured in Saloma Road crash

    A Bardstown resident was injured Saturday in a one-vehicle crash on Saloma Road.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Kevin Bertram, 48, of 115D Manor Lane was driving a 1998 Honda Civic on Saloma Road at 1:13 a.m.

    Bertram ran off the road and overturned in a ravine, the report states.

    He was transported by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel to Taylor Regional Hospital. He was treated and released and later charged with DUI.

    Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Dickie Benningfield investigated.