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Today's News

  • Brown-Humphrey

    Casey Brown and Chip Humphrey will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 10.

    Brown is the daughter of Bob and Sharon Brown of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is employed at Georgetown Healthcare Center as an occupational therapist.

    Humphrey is the son of Dr. Ron and Tresa Humphrey of Mt. Sterling, Ky.

    He is a 2004 graduate of the University of Kentucky and is employed as a mechanical engineer at Toyota in Georgetown.

    A small garden ceremony will take place at the Clay Willis House in Paris, Ky.

  • Purvis, Sprowles honored with wedding shower

    Bethany Purvis and Jeremy Sprowles were honored with a wedding shower at the home of Jane Blevins on Sunday, April 13. Pictured, from left, are Trena Corbin, Jane Blevins and Suzy Houk, hostesses; Cary Colvin, mother of the bride; Bethany and Jeremy; Dixie Sprowles, mother of the groom; and Gayle Simpson and Natalie Houk, hostesses. Bethany and Jeremy will wed Saturday, May 24 at Mt. Roberts Baptist Church.

  • White beats Maroon 22-20 in CU Spring Game

    Behind the strong arm of quarterback Ross Deaton, the White team overcame a 14-0 deficit on Saturday to defeat the Maroon team 22-20 in the Campbellsville University Spring Game.

    The Maroon squad jumped out to a 14-0 lead after the defense recovered a fumble for a touchdown romp. But, the White team fought back behind several big pass plays from Deaton and led 22-14 before the Maroon team scored again late in the game.

  • Campbellsville man suffers minor injuries in Marion crash

    A Campbellsville man was treated for minor injuries after crashing his vehicle in Marion County on Monday night.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, John A. Cox, 40, was driving north on Miller Pike when he failed to stop at the road's intersection with KY 84. His 1991 Isuzu left the road and came to rest in a field. The crash occurred at 11:43 p.m.

    Cox was transported to Spring View Hospital in Lebanon by Marion County EMS.

    Kentucky State Trooper Donnie Moses investigated.

  • Book club starts with a bang

    Unless one of us has a last-minute brainstorm, we've decided on a name. In case you're wondering, the name is for the new community reading group the News-Journal is sponsoring.

    The CKNJ Bookmarks.

    And we had our first meeting Sunday afternoon. Of about 22 people who signed up to participate, 13 attended. And we had a blast.

    We had all either read or were in the process of reading a book by John Grogan titled "Marley and Me," a heartwarming story of a family in the making and the wondrously neurotic dog that taught them what really matters in life.

  • City pool opens May 24

    Campbellsville City Pool will open on Saturday, May 24.

    The pool is located in Miller Park and will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

    The pool will remain open through the week until Sunday, Aug. 3. The pool will also be open on the weekends of Aug. 9-10 and Aug. 16-17.

    Admission is $3 per person. Anyone entering the pool area wearing a swimsuit must pay admission whether they intend to swim or not.

    The cost of pool passes has yet not been determined.

  • School Menus

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    May 5-9

    Monday - Cheeseburger, pickles, onions, lettuce, tomato, potato rounds, vanilla wafers, pears and milk.

    Tuesday - Turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, sweet potatoes, hot rolls, peach pie and milk.

    Wednesday - Chicken patty, macaroni and cheese, pinto beans, coleslaw, Fruit Juicee and milk.

    Thursday - Taco, chips, lettuce, tomato, cheese, hash brown, pineapple and milk.

    Friday - Grilled cheese, corn, French fries, tossed salad, Elf Grahams, applesauce and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    May 5-9

  • It's all in the flip

    Firefighters this year collected a little more than $4,500 for their culinary skills.

    According to fire department secretary Connie Wooley, an estimated 1,500 people were served at Saturday morning's annual pancake breakfast sponsored by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department.

    Each year, firefighters cook and serve about 450 pounds of sausage, 300 pounds of pancake mix, 12 five-gallon jugs of milk, 100 gallons of coffee, nearly 1,000 packets of butter and 45 gallons of pancake syrup.

  • Sheriff's deputy demonstrates fatal vision goggles

    Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Bill Walsh visited Taylor County Elementary School on March 11. Walsh spoke to students in Norma Simpson's fifth-grade class about the dangers of alcohol and drug use. Here, he demonstrates to Dylan Gribbins the effects of alcohol intoxication with the use of Fatal Vision Goggles, which were donated by MADD.

  • Parent members sought for CMS council

    Campbellsville Middle School is seeking two parent representatives to serve on its site-based decision making council for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Parents may nominate themselves or another parent. Check with the parent nominated to ensure that they wish to serve on the council.

    The nominations must be signed and received in the middle school office (PTSO mailbox) by Wednesday, May 7. The election will take place on May 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Campbellsville Middle School.

    Parents are eligible to serve if they meet the following criteria: