Today's News

  • Community workforce readiness expo is Thursday, Sept. 3

    A Community Workforce Readiness Expo will be Thursday, Sept. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community Center.

    The expo will be an opportunity for residents to look for a job or career change.

    Those who attend can sign up for free employment training sessions in basic computers, job search strategies, preparing a resume, job interview do's and don'ts, job networking club, applying for state jobs, dealing with change, stress management, applying for federal jobs, Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint, exploring jobs/careers and transitioning to college.

  • Music in the Park events begin Sept. 11

    This year's Music in the Park events will get under way Friday, Sept. 11. A different style of music will be featured each Friday night in September.

    A local musician was scheduled to perform Friday, Sept. 4. That performance, however, was canceled.

    On Friday, Sept. 11, the event will feature country and bluegrass music.

    The event Friday, Sept. 18 will feature gospel music with a performance by Break Through and First Baptist Church's Mime Group.

    The final event, Friday, Sept. 25, will feature Gifted Soul with the Motown Sound.

  • Public record for Sept. 3

    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.


    Candace A. Coulter, 25, of Smith Ridge Road in Campbellsville, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt and plates, license to be in possession, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Mannsville United Methodist plans yard sale

    Mannsville United Methodist Church will have a church-wide yard sale on Monday, Sept. 7 beginning at 8 a.m.

    Items will include toys, houseware, jeans, clothing for all ages, fabric, books and numerous other items. Refreshments will also be available.

    All proceeds from the sale will go to the church building fund.

  • CU chapel focuses on life's tragedies

    Robin Johnson, a real estate agent in Louisville, will be discussing "Faith Through Life's Tragedies" at Campbellsville University's Chapel on Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the Ransdell Chapel.

    Johnson, an employee at Mayer Realtors, became a real estate agent in 1987 and has served on the Louisville Board of Realtors since then. She was previously employed at the Travelers Insurance Co., Demuth Insurance Agency and Reagen Harris Insurance Agency.

  • Jackson Hewitt Tax Service bestows 'Franchisee of The Year' Award to owners Mike and Debbie Jones

    Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. has awarded its highest annual honor - the Franchisee of the Year Award - to franchise owners Mike and Debbie Jones of Brandenburg.

  • Burress-Agee

    Brittany Nichole Burress and Christopher Allen Agee, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 12.

    Burress is the daughter of Judy and Jeff Murphy of Campbellsville and Kendall and Lida Burress of Nelson County. Her grandparents are Dorothy Lawson of Campbellsville and Ancil Burress of Elk Horn.

  • Taylor County Fair Board elects new officers

    The Taylor County Fair Association has elected Campbellsville businessman Mike Litchfield as its new president.

    Litchfield, who has been manager of the Campbellsville Sherwin-Williams store since 1989, was chosen at the annual meeting of the fair board on Aug. 25.

    He becomes the third president of the Taylor County Fair Association, which was formed in 1997, and succeeds Harold Young Jr. who had served in the capacity since 2001.

    Bryan Blair was the first president of the organization in 1998.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for Aug. 27 are, from left, Makenzie Barr, preschool; Ashton Rakes, kindergarten; Alaina Gwilliam, first grade; Lydia Parker, second grade; Andrew Melton, third grade; Madison James, fourth grade; and Rachel Price, fifth grade.

  • Faith Column

    As I get older and as I read the Bible, I find myself growing more and more old fashioned - really, really old fashioned. For instance, I try to conduct myself in my marriage the way God intended it in the beginning.

    Now let me mention right up front that there is so much for me to do within the marriage that I don't have much time at all to critique my wife. Suffice it to say, she's better at being a wife than I am at being a husband.