Today's News

  • Eagles earn district win


  • Oct. 20-25 games

    Monday, Oct. 20
    HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL — Campbellsville at Green County in Heartland Athletic Conference Junior Varsity Championship (6:00).
    Tuesday, Oct. 21
    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL — Marion County vs. Adair County (6:00) and Taylor County vs. Campbellsville (7:30) in 20th District Tournament at Marion County.

  • Former rescue chief helps plan funerals


    The most important part is to honor them.

    For decades, Charlie Shaw has helped fire departments and families say goodbye to their loved ones.

    Throughout his nearly 50-year career in firefighting and rescue training, Shaw has helped arrange 500 to 600 funerals for firefighters.

    As funeral assistance coordinator for the Kentucky Firefighters Association, Shaw often gets phone calls about deaths of firefighters across the state. He is asked advice on how to plan the service, and sometimes to help with it.

  • Public Record for Oct. 20

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

    Circuit Civil Settled

  • Resident arrested, charged with sodomy


    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with sodomizing a woman.

    Anthony Shepperson, no age given, of Greensburg Road, was arrested on Tuesday at 12:45 p.m.

    According to court records, Shepperson allegedly forced a woman to have anal sex with him on Oct. 7.

    Shepperson was charged with first-degree sodomy, a Class B felony punishable by as much as 20 years in prison.

  • Woman accused of leaving baby alone

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged after she allegedly left a baby alone for about an hour.

    Cherie Satterly, 35, of High Pine, was arrested on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 4:40 a.m.

    According to Satterly's arrest citation, she allegedly left a 2-month-old baby alone at her High Pine apartment for about an hour while she walked to a nearby residence.

  • Resident receives distinguished alumni award


    Kasey Ricketts

    Campbellsville University

    Randy Herron, a Campbellsville resident and 1962 graduate of Campbellsville University, was honored with a distinguished alumni award during the CU Homecoming reception on Oct. 10.

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, and Benji Kelly, vice president for development, and Paula Smith, director of alumni affairs, made the plaque presentations.

  • Carter, Cox to wed


    Jane Carter and Lannon M. Cox Jr. of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Carter is the daughter of Mary Carter of Campbellsville and the late Bobby Carter.

    She is employed at Curtis Maruyasu America in Lebanon.

    Cox is the son of Shirley Cox of Campbellsville and the late Mitchell Cox.

    He is employed at J&M Monitoring Co. in Pikeville.

    The ceremony will be Friday, Oct. 24, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

  • DeName, Bright to wed


    Bridger DeName and Tyler Bright of Lexington announce their engagement.

    DeName is the daughter of Wanda and Tony DeName of Frankfort.

    She completed a doctor of pharmacy degree at University of Kentucky and is employed at Cardinal Hill Hospital.

    Bright is the son of Gayle and Larry Bright of Campbellsville. He is the grandson of Deloris England and Anna Bright of Campbellsville and the late Raymond England and Ralph Bright.

  • Residents attend grave marking ceremony


    Campbellsville residents recently attended the DAR grave marking ceremony for Revolutionary War soldier Sgt. Thomas Tipton. Attending were Claudette Patton, Charlene Kelley, Shirley Hansford, Carol Patton, Caroline Patton, Paul Patton and James Patton.

    Tipton served with the Virginia troops and was engaged at the siege of Yorktown and the surrender of Cornwallis to General George Washington.

    He later lived in Kentucky and Ohio, where he died in 1841 at 111. He is buried near Urbana, Ohio.