Today's News

  • Public record for July 16

    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.


    Benjamin Wayne Begley, 27, of Raikes Hill Road in Elk Horn, failure to wear seat belts, $25; reckless driving, $293; failure to or improper signal, $25.

    Harrison P. Whitlock, 19, of Westside Drive in Lebanon, speeding, $158.

  • Book club to meet Sunday, July 19

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal Bookmarks reading group will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 19 at the Taylor County Extension Office to discuss Stephenie Meyer's book, "Twilight."

    The Bookmarks decided that if millions of teens were reading the book, then they wanted to know what all the attention is about.

    If you enjoy a good book and would like the chance to talk to others who are reading the same book, the Bookmarks welcome you.

  • Taylor County School officials to appear on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    Taylor County School officials will be featured on "Dialogue on Public Issues," hosted by John Chowning, far right, at Campbellsville University. The show features from left, Charles Higdon Jr., Taylor County High principal; Tony Jewell, Taylor County Middle vice principal; and Melissa Long, Taylor County Elementary vice principal. The show will air on TV-4, WLCU, Comcast Cable Channel 10, today at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m., and Wednesday at 1:30 and 7 p.m.


  • Community Trust Bank receives 2008 Lender of the Year Award

    Community Trust Bank Inc. was recently named Lender of the Year by SunTrust Mortgage Inc., a nationally-known mortgage lender and wholly-owned subsidiary of SunTrust Bank, one of the largest banking institutions in the nation.

    This award is given to a financial institution that maintains an outstanding correspondent relationship with SunTrust Mortgage. 

  • Chic Boutique opens

    Chic Boutique and owner Arlene Wright celebrated their grand opening July 8 with the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce. Chic Boutique is a consignment shop located next to Big Lots that features women's, children's and men's clothing at affordable prices.

  • Spratt wins gift basket

    Becky Spratt was the winner of a gift basket from Air Evac Lifeteam during the 2009 Taylor Regional Hospital Health Fair on May 30. Air Evac Lifeteam is an air medical services provider based at Taylor Regional Hospital. Pictured are, from left, flight nurse Bobbie Vest, Spratt and flight paramedic George Wimsatt.

  • Amedisys announces name change of Family Home Health Care in Kentucky

    Amedisys Inc., which acquired Family Home Health Care early last year, recently announced that the agencies will now be known as Amedisys Home Health.

    This includes agencies in Campbellsville, Columbia, Greensburg, Glasgow, Horse Cave, Elizabethtown, Bowling Green, Somerset, Liberty, Burkesville, Albany, Middlesboro and Corbin.

  • McCauley-Garrison

    Wendy McCauley of Campbellsville and Anthony Allen Garrison of Greensburg exchanged wedding vows on June 2 at Community Baptist Church.

    Bro. Mark Lile performed the private wedding ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of the late Mary Jane and Steven John McCauley. Her grandparents are Jerome and Pauline Harris of Campbellsville. She also has two children, Steven James and Mary James.

  • Campbellsville Christian announces events

    Campbellsville Christian Church has announced several upcoming events beginning this Sunday.

    Joanna Turpin will report on her recent mission trip to Ghana, West Africa at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

    Turpin is the daughter of Joey and Sheri Turpin and is a recent graduate of the University of Kentucky.

    Jerry Kennedy will be the featured speaker on Sunday, July 26 at 8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Kennedy and his wife, Aleta, are missionaries in South Africa.

    Billy Gregory and his daughter, Hailey Gregory, will be in concert on Sunday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m.

  • Early Days


    July 15, 1999

    Charlie Shaw received the Annual Spirit of the Fourth award, which is given in honor of Everette Lee, founder of the Independence Day Celebration.

    Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Clark will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on July 22.

    Carol Freeman will be the featured speaker at tonight's meeting of the Campbellsville Fellowship of Aglow International.