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Today's News

  • H.O.P.E. Gala is Oct. 18

    In case you thought you'd missed it - you're in luck. The H.O.P.E. Gala will be returning on Saturday, Oct. 18 as "An Evening in Italy."

    The community-based Taylor Regional Hospital fundraising event has been a huge success each year, raising about $100,000 for the pediatric expansion at TRH in 2005 and $50,000 for the hospitality van service in 2006.

  • Wright-Wooldridge

    Misty Dawn Wright and Richard Allen Wooldridge Jr., both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 26.

    Wright is the daughter of Matt and Tammy Wright of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Tony and Mary Stubbs of Campbellsville and the late Buck Wright and Bobbie Wright.

    She is a nursing student at Western Kentucky University.

    Wooldridge is the son of Richard and Carolyn Wooldridge of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Charles and Nancy Moore of Lebanon and the late Jim and Joyce Wooldridge.

  • Drug testing at Taylor Schools on hold

    Unless finances improve, Taylor County students won't be tested for drug use this year.

    During the Taylor County School Board's regular meeting Tuesday night, Board members unanimously voted to table drug testing indefinitely. In making his motion, Board member Bernie Cave cited the statewide budget crunch.

    "I move we table this indefinitely until the financial crisis is over," Cave said.

    The process began a year ago in May when Taylor County High teacher and school culture committee member Debbie Hinton asked the Board to consider a random drug testing policy.

  • Simpson-Seibech

    Ashley Brooke Simpson and Steven Michael Seibech, both of Campbellsville, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 21 at South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    R.B. Mays performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of L.C. and Patricia Simpson of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Deneisa and Jimmy Beckley of Campbellsville.

    Music for the ceremony included Keith Urban's "I Wanna Be Your Everything" played during the lighting of the unity candle.

  • Edwards-O'Banion Post elects officers

    Billy Floyd of Edwards-O'Banion Post 82 was elected to the post of Commander of the 4th District.

    His job will be to travel throughout the district (19 legion posts) attending meetings and events, serve as liaison with state officials and preside over district meetings for the next four years.

    Joining Floyd for the next year are Post 82 Commander Robert Bryant as sergeant of arms and Sylvia Young as district chaplain.

  • Newspaper needs your help for 'This Is Taylor County'

    It's that time of year again - the time when the News-Journal scopes out all Taylor County has to offer.

    Each year, the Central Kentucky News-Journal publishes a free community guide centering on Taylor County.

    "This Is Taylor County," published each September, includes stories and information about everything there is to know in Campbellsville and Taylor County.

    But we can't publish this guide without some help.

  • CU to host annual Bible study preview

    The book of Exodus will be discussed at the January Bible Study Preview at Campbellsville University on Thursday, Aug. 7.

    Dr. Dwayne Howell, associate professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Campbellsville University, will be the leader of the study. Howell was recently named Distinguished Professor at Campbellsville University.

    The session, which will be from 1 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., will be at Campbellsville Baptist Church. It is open to everyone - pastors and lay people as well.

  • Williams celebrates first birthday

    Madison Aleah Williams will be 1 year old on Friday, July 18. She is the daughter of Lindsey Williams of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Mike and Cindy Williams of Elk Horn. Great-grandparents are John and Carol Silver of Campbellsville, Corrine Williams of Elk Horn and the late Pete Williams.

  • Economic development group seeks input

    A group working to help regions develop effective approaches to workforce and economic development is seeking public input.

    In order to build an approach that will continue to work in the region, Wired65 officials have developed a survey to collect insight from current and former residents of the region. The survey is available at www.Wired65.org and must be completed by July 31.

  • Intrepid celebrates 40 years

    More than a hundred current and former employees of Intrepid USA Home Health and their families gathered on Saturday, June 28 to reminisce and celebrate 40 years of service in the Lake Cumberland area.