Today's News

  • Property transfers 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 "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.

  • Court agrees to purchase new phone system

    The County will purchase a new phone system for the Taylor County Courthouse. But it will cost a little more than officials had originally thought.

    At last week's regular Taylor Fiscal Court meeting, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers told the Court that the cost of a new phone system for the Taylor County Courthouse is nearly $3,000 more than originally stated, at almost $14,000.

    Rogers said Windstream is the County's provider and he believes it must purchase any system from that company.

  • Campbellsville man indicted in Marion County

    A Campbellsville man was indicted in Marion County Circuit Court recently.

    James C. Whitehouse, 23, of Lot 50, Arrowhead Trailer Park in Campbellsville was indicted on charges of first-degree wanton endangerment and being a second-degree persistent felony offender.

    According to the indictment, on Aug. 22, Whitehouse allegedly engaged in conduct which created a substantial danger of death or serious physical injury to another person.

    Bond was set at $10,000. The charge of being a persistent felony offender could increase any sentence he might receive.

  • Penick-Adkins

    Richard and Cindy Penick and Ricky and Linda Adkins announce the engagement of their children, Whitney Lea Penick and Michael Alan Adkins.

    Penick is the granddaughter of James T. and Sandy Jeffries and Randall and Edith Penick, all of Greensburg.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Green County High School and is employed at Kroger.

    Adkins is the grandson of Howard and Corrine Dobson of Campbellsville and the late Raymond and Lucille Adkins.

    He is a 2004 graduate of Green County High School and is employed at Dobson Camper Sales.

  • Local amateur radio club to host demonstration

    The public and all local scouts are invited to a demonstration of how local radio operators help authorities communicate during times of emergencies, when nothing else is working, including electricity, telephones, Internet service or television.

  • Napier named 'cutest boy'

    William "Tuck" Napier won the cutest boy contest at the Lincoln County Fair. He is the son of Tiffany Willis Napier, formerly of Campbellsville, and Bill Napier, pictured, of Stanford.

  • Woman's club hosts membership meeting

    Campbellsville Woman's Club hosted its annual membership dinner meeting Sept. 28 at First United Methodist Church.

    Columbia Woman's Club members were special guests along with Taylor County Junior Miss MeLeigha Pollock and her mother, Susie Bishop Pollock.

    Pollock performed her piano piece "Moonlight Sonata, Agitato" by Beethoven for the club's entertainment.

    Club members discussed the year's coming events.

  • Mattingly-Wilson

    Stacy Lynn Mattingly and Bryan Keith Wilson exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, July 18 at the Preserve Resort in Sevierville, Tenn.

    The Rev. Jack Huesman performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Jane Mattingly of Lebanon and the late Lloyd David Mattingly. Her grandparents are Edith Mattingly of Lebanon and the late Lloyd Marion Mattingly and George and Margaret Price.

  • Family camp program is Oct. 16-18

    Hosparus Grief Counseling Center will present Evergreen - A Family Camp Program, on Oct. 16-18 at the Loucon Training & Retreat Center near Leitchfield.

    Evergreen is a weekend gathering for families and children ages 6-18 grieving the loss of a family member.

    Through a combination of fun team-building games and grief education, Evergreen helps families learn how to strengthen family bonds and build resilience.

    The deadline for Evergreen applications is Friday, Sept. 25. For an application and fee information, call (502) 456-5451 or (888) 345-8197.

  • TRH to host smoking cessation classes

    Taylor Regional Hospital has scheduled a Cooper/Clayton Stop Smoking cessation class. The 12-week class will meet once per week on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Classes began Tuesday, Aug. 4. 

    The Cooper/Clayton Method to stop smoking was developed at a major university and has proven to work in research studies and has continued to work for more than 20 years. It has worked for thousands of smokers. Anyone interested in attending the Cooper/Clayton method to become a non-smoker course is encouraged to attend.