Today's News

  • Lions host annual picnic at Giles House

    Campbellsville Lions Club installed new officers on June 16 during a picnic at the Giles House. Lion Paul Brearey, past district governor from Lexington, presided over the ceremony.

    All members and their spouses took part in the picnic meal and the presentation of awards.

    Lion Ottis Wright was named Lion of the Year by outgoing president Donald James.

    Lion Grayling Cox was inducted as the newest member by Brearey.

    The new officers' positions began July 1.

  • Campbellsville Independent School officials to appear on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    Campbellsville Independent School officials were recently interviewed on "Dialogue on Public Issues," hosted by John Chowning, far right, at Campbellsville University.

    The show features, from left, David Petett, Campbellsville Elementary School principal; Chris Kidwell, Campbellsville Middle School principal; and Kirby Smith, Campbellsville High School principal.

    The show will air on TV-4, WLCU, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, July 22 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.


  • 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.