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Today's News

  • Emericks celebrate 55th wedding anniversary

     

    Roger and Kay Emerick of Campbellsville celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary last week in Florida.

    The Emericks went to Florida to watch their granddaughter perform at Epcot with the Taylor County High School Show Choir. They celebrated by dining at Disney's Sarasota Resort Turf Club Bar and Grill with family.

    The Emericks were married on Dec. 19, 1959.

  • Birth Announcements for December 18

    Sarah Megan and John Anthony Wilcher of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Jase Anthony Wilcher, at 8:09 a.m. on Dec. 1 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Greg and Gayle Whitley and Roger and Deborah Bast of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Korine Whitley of Campbellsville and the late William "Buster" and Elizabeth Allen, Howard Whitley, Carl and Irene Wilcher, Marvin Bast and Frances Murphy.

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  • More than $18,000 raised during radiothon

     

    More than $18,000 was raised during this year's Q-104 Toys for Tots Radiothon.

    Representatives from Murakami raised a total of $6,500 through various fundraisers, including luncheons, a silent auction and more.

  • Couples graduate from prenatal class

     

    Three couples graduated from the prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital in December. They are Cody and Morgan Wills, Tim and Gana Hooker and Ian and Kendra Glasscock, all of Campbellsville.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Taylor Regional Hospital's meeting room.

    Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH. Nicole Collins, RN, CCE, teaches the classes.

  • Marcums win basket weaving awards

     

    Elizabeth Marcum, daughter of Daniel and Laura Milby Marcum of Greensburg, won second place in the basket weaving category in her age division at the Kentucky State Fair.

    Janet Marcum, her grandmother, of Magnolia, who is married to Harold Marcum, taught Elizabeth and her sister, Alayna, to weave baskets.

    Alayna won first place at the Hart County Fair in her age division.

    The Marcums are also the granddaughters of Tom and Phyllis Milby of Campbellsville.

  • Public Record for Dec. 18

    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.

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    • Rachael A. Gilbert, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Circuit Court Action for Dec. 18

    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.

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Nov. 18 Docket:

  • Visiting Spanish artist at Campbellsville University creates artwork for the blind

     

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    "Welcome to a different world," said Eva Grande, an abstract expressionist artist from Spain, at her "Artist Talk" in the Art Building on Campbellsville University's campus recently.

    Her interpreter was Connie Gough, a student from La Ceiba Altantida, Honduras.

    Grande studied philosophy and psychology, but decided to dedicate her life to art.

    "To live what we love is hard nowadays," she said.

  • Emergency personnel honored in award ceremony

     

    They were there to honor those who go above and beyond the call of duty.

    They were also there to remember their accomplishments of the past year, and their fallen brother who couldn't attend the ceremony.

    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Capt. Tony Grider, who died in September after being severely injured during an ALS ice bucket challenge, was named this year's Fire Officer of the Year.

  • Vietnam veterans honored with parade

     

    The seasoned veterans, wearing gear from their time at war, walked slowly down Main Street on Sunday afternoon.

    They smiled and waved as the confetti rained down on them. Their first homecoming wasn't a good one, but this parade was different. This was the welcome home they hoped for but never received.

    Vietnam veterans were honored in Campbellsville last weekend with a parade and ceremony in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

    Nearly 200 veterans attended, many from Campbellsville.