Today's News

  • Stiles celebrates 95th birthday

    Jessie W. Stiles celebrated his 95th birthday with friends at the Senior Center in Campbellsville on Friday, May 29. Stiles is a retired Army veteran of 31 1/2 years. He served in World War II, Vietnam and Korea. Pictured are, from left, his wife Elma Stiles, Christine Deweese, Stiles and Ella Taylor.

  • Early Days


    June 17, 1999

    Howard Kerr, 73, of Beechwood Drive, Campbellsville, died Wednesday, June 9, 1999, in Campbellsville.

    Jeremy Taylor has been named a United States National Award winner in science and leadership and service.

    Betsy Blakeman retired recently after 27 years at Campbellsville Elementary School.

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan B. Moss has graduated from the Aerospace Maintenance Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas.

  • CU students touch lives on mission trips

    More than 50 Campbellsville University students will be spending their summers as missionaries through a variety of organizations, including Centri-Kid, CU Crew, Crossings and through various international and domestic mission trips.

    Throughout the summer, participating students will be working at Vacation Bible Schools, sports camps, youth camps, in orphanages, interning on church staffs and numerous other forms of servant leadership over the next several months, according to Ed Pavy, director of campus ministries.

  • It's a dog's life

    Grandview Nursing Facility hosted a dog show on Saturday, May 9 in its courtyard, where 15 canines put on their best behavior for the judges, residents and community.

    Funds raised from the event supported the facility's Relay for Life team.

    Karen Reed, activity director, said she was thrilled with the turnout and excited about the proceeds taken in for Relay for Life. Activity assistant Linda Smith, of Summersville, has organized and emceed the show for the past three years.

  • Ole Mill Shop opens

    The Ole Mill Shop has opened at Dunning Lumber. It is located at 5321 Greensburg Road between Campbellsville and Greensburg.

    The Ole Mill Shop features unique gifts and home décor, including primitives, garden accessories, Viva Beads, pottery and more.

  • Salmon crowned Miss Teen Bell County

    Brittany Salmon of Campbellsville won the 2009 Miss Teen Bell County Fair pageant. She is the daughter of Kristie and Jonathan Hunt. Salmon will represent Bell County at the 2009 Kentucky State Teen Pageant in October in Louisville. She also won the overall formal wear and sports wear competitions.

  • VMP softball standings

    Men’s Church

    East Division

    Columbia Nazarene    4-0

    Elk Horn Baptist    4-0

    Freedom Baptist    2-2

    Campbellsville Baptist    2-3

    First Baptist    1-3

    Vineyard    1-4

    West Division

    Living Grace 1    4-1

    Summersville Baptist    4-1

    Campbellsville Christian    3-1

    Woodlawn Christian    3-2

  • Holmes tees off Thursday at 1:14 in U.S. Open

    John "J.B." Holmes will play in his ninth major tourney today when the 2001 Taylor County High School graduate plays in the U.S. Open in Farmingdale, N.Y.

    The 27-year-old Holmes will play today and tomorrow with Alvaro Quiros and Nick Watney from Las Vegas.

    His threesome will be three groups ahead of Kenny Perry's pairing with Rocco Mediate and Tom Lehman.

    Television coverage will be on ESPN and NBC. That schedule can be found below in Holmes' update, which is run weekly in the CKNJ.

    Holmes in major tourneys

  • Circuit Court Action for May 28

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "Circuit Court Action" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    On Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram's April 21 docket:

  • City occupational tax starts July 1

    Beginning July 1, those working in Campbellsville will pay a City occupational tax in addition to a countywide tax.

    During a special meeting Saturday morning, Campbellsville City Council passed a 1 percent occupational tax. The current countywide tax, which the City and County will cease to split on June 30 is also 1 percent.

    Before Council members began their discussion, resident Tonya Young spoke against the occupational tax.