Today's News

  • Orthodyne to host photo contest

    Orthodyne Physical Therapy will host a Fourth of July Amateur Photo Contest.

    Entries will be judged in four categories: people, scenic, animals and black and white. Entry fee is $10 per picture.

    All entries should be 5x7 prints with the photographer's name and phone number on the back.

    Entries should be dropped off by Monday, June 22 at Orthodyne Physical Therapy, 190 W. First St. in Campbellsville.

    Prizes will be awarded, and all photos will be displayed at First United Methodist Church on July 4.

    For more information, call 789-6629.

  • Gaddis wins Purcell's promotion

    Allen Gaddis was the winner of Purcell's Business Products' Final Four promotion. Gaddis won close to $200 in prizes by guessing closest to the final two teams' score without going over. Pictured are John Raganas, sales manager for Purcell's, left, and Gaddis.

  • SonLight Kids to present musical on Sunday

    Buckle your seat belts for a fun-filled, inspirational ride on the Holy Highway with GPS (God's Plan of Salvation) as your guide.

    Campbellsville Christian Church's SonLight Kids will perform GPS on Sunday at 5 p.m.

    This is a high-energy kids' musical packed with humor, creativity and spiritual truth.

    For more information, call Cari Gaddie at 465-5571.


  • Grandparents serve as their children serve

    Two young girls will be spending more time in Campbellsville in the coming year as their parents serve their country during the U.S. War in Iraq.

    Erica, 4, and Jessica, 9, are the daughters of Sgt. 1st Class Quantrell Lamont Washington and his wife Capt. Bridget Washington.

    Until recently, the Washington family had been stationed at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.

  • CKNJ advertising, composition staffs bring home KPA awards

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal advertising and composition staffs won nine awards in the annual Kentucky Press Association Excellence in Advertising Contest.

    In all, the News-Journal collected two first-place, two second-place and five third-place awards.

    Classified Sales Representative Kristie Campbell and Graphic Artist Wilma Abell combined for a first-place award for Classified Section/Page.

    Judges said, "Neat, clean, organized, nice variety of display ads. Clearly understandable header to section."

  • Couples graduate from childbirth classes

    Four couples graduated from the prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital in April. The classes are taught on Tuesdays at the hospital's meeting room. The five-week series is free to anyone delivering at TRH. The class is taught by Jenny Dobson, RN, MSN, CLC, CCE. Pictured are Chasity and Diblai Velazquez, Bradfordsville; Mary Brower and Thomas Downs, Campbellsville; Tiffany Coulter and Charles Goodin, Lebanon; and Tiffany and Austin Tedder, Campbellsville.

  • Swafford

    Donald and Norma Jean Berry Swafford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 24.

    The Swaffords were married on May 15, 1959, at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church by the Rev. V.A. Jones. Their attendants were the late James and Avis Christie.

    They have two children, Walter Swafford and his wife, Wanda, and Donna Swafford, all of Campbellsville. The Swaffords also have three grandchildren, Chase Swafford, Spencer Swafford and Reece Swafford, all of Campbellsville.

  • Crowd gathers in 1949 to hear temperance speaker


    May 13, 1999

    Greg and Tiffany Floyd, Campbellsville, announce the birth of a son, Gregory Tate, at 5:53 p.m. Tuesday, April 27 at Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville.

    Beryl "Bea" Smith, 85, formerly of Red Fern Road, Campbellsville, died Friday, May 7, 1999, in Campbellsville.

    The Taylor County High Future Farmers of America Chapter had its annual banquet May 4 in the high school cafeteria.

    Dylan Quinn celebrated his fourth birthday Saturday, April 24 at his home with family and friends.

  • Coomer-Skaggs

    Shanna Coomer and Brandon Lee Skaggs, both of Columbia, will exchange wedding vows on Sunday, May 31.

    Coomer is the daughter of Mitchell and Mae Coomer of Columbia. Her grandparents are J.D. and Lucy Long and Christina Coomer, all of Columbia, and the late Rollin Coomer.

    Skaggs is the son of Larry and Betty Skaggs of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Thomas and Pearl Leathers of Campbellsville and the late Albert Lee and Mildred Skaggs.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. ET at 401 M. Coomer Road in Columbia. A reception will follow.

  • Cards take week to upend Eagles

    It took nearly seven full days, but Taylor County sewed up the No. 1 seed in the 20th District Baseball Tournament by downing cross-town rival Campbellsville 8-5 on Monday night.

    The game started last Tuesday and saw the Cardinals leading 7-1 after four innings when the base umpire called the game a forfeit.

    However, the KHSAA ruled on Friday that the game had to be completed and it was done so six days later.