Today's News

  • Elkhorn United Methodist to host fish fry, gospel singing

    Elkhorn United Methodist Church will host a fish fry and gospel singing on Saturday.

    The event will take place from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Acton Retreat Center.

    Entertainment will include:

    True Gospel, 4:30 p.m.; Revived, 5 p.m.; Living Waters, 5:30 p.m.; Doyle Stearns, 6 p.m.; Gospel Train, 6:15 p.m.; Jim Durham, 6:45 p.m.; For God So Loved, 7 p.m. and Anthony Meadows, 7:30 p.m.

  • Campbellsville Christian to 'Focus on the Present' on Sunday

    Campbellsville Christian Church will continue the celebration of its 125th anniversary on Sunday with "Focus on the Present."

    Guests for the day will be former senior minister John Hays and former associate minister of music Mike Bowen.

    From the Heart, a ladies' ensemble, will provide special music.

    Current ministries and activities of the church will be highlighted.

    At 10:45 a.m., a church family portrait will be made on the Maple Street steps.

  • Haddock celebrates seventh birthday

    April Haddock, front, third from left, celebrated her seventh birthday with friends and family at her home with an Easter egg hunt on April 12. She is the daughter of Jennifer Davis and the stepdaughter of Chris Davis.

  • First United Methodist makes Good Friday processional

    Campbellsville First United Methodist Church members processed down Main Street on Good Friday. "Jesus," portrayed by Mark Hillard, and two "Roman soldiers," portrayed by Dr. Steve Hinton and Dr. Ted Beam, walked from the intersection of Main Street and Columbia Avenue to First United Methodist for a brief Good Friday service and luncheon.

  • Chicago Civil War Round Table visits Tebbs Bend Battlefield

    Two coach buses carrying 82 members of the Chicago Civil War Round Table visited Tebbs Bend Battlefield on Saturday, April 25.

    Led by Ed Bearss, National Park Service Historian Emeritus, and A. Wilson Greene, director of Pamplin Civil War Park south of Richmond, Va., the group toured Kentucky Civil War sites for four days.

    Tebbs Bend was included with the major Civil War Kentucky sites of Perryville, Munfordville, Richmond, Wildcat Mountain, Mill Springs and Lincoln's Birthplace.

  • 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."