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Today's News

  • GRM to host 'Souper Chilly Open House'

    Green River Ministries will host a "Souper Chilly Open House" on Friday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    An all-you-can eat lunch will be served for $6 to raise money for the GRM homeless shelter.

    A program at noon will provide information about the homeless shelter, statistics and success stories.

    Tours of the GRM facility, which is located at 55 Clem Haskins Blvd., will be given.

    For more information, call 465-9880.

  • Holiday Bake Sale and Bazaar is Nov. 20

    The annual Holiday Bake Sale and Bazaar by the Taylor County Extension Homemakers will be Saturday, Nov. 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    There will be baked items for the holidays, fried apple pies, crafts, decorations, gifts, breakfast foods and bean soup, potato soup or chili for lunch.

    Santa will also be there for pictures beginning at 10 a.m. until noon. Those wanting a photo can bring their own cameras and take a picture.

    Donations will be go toward the homemakers' scholarship fund.

  • Business Spotlight - H&W Sport Shop

    Ronnie Hord started H&W Sport Shop Inc. 41 years ago with Wayne Wells and is now sole owner. Located at 115 S. Central Ave., the business offers team and retail sporting goods. Hord has eight full-time and two part-time employees. The store is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

    Q: If you started the business yourself, tell us about the process.

    A: Myself and Wayne Wells opened H&W Sport Shop in 1969, and in 1974 I became sole owner after buying out Mr. Wells' part of the business.

  • Business Spotlight - Big Boyz

    James Marlon Hoskins started Big Boyz BBQ and Catering in May.

    Hoskins and his mobile barbecue stand can be found in various spots throughout Taylor County during warm months from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. As the weather cools, Hoskins focuses more on catering and fundraisers.

    To have Big Boyz cater your event or help with a fundraiser, call 403-1538.

    Q: Describe your business.

  • Public record for Nov. 1

    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.

    Small Claims Settled

  • Conway Freight employees honored

    Five Conway Freight employees were recently honored.

    Conway Freight Driver Sales Representative Raymond Dobson was awarded with a Quarterly Leader Award. Dobson has been with Conway Freight for 15 years. He was nominated for this award because fellow employees felt his dependability and commitment to Conway were outstanding and deserved recognition.

    Driver Sales Representative Danny Walls received a 10-year safety award.

    In addition, driver sales representatives Barry Bryant, Tim Delk and Donald Thompson received 10-year-service awards.

     

  • Public record for Oct. 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 "On the Record" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    Traffic

    Elizabeth Grace Underwood, failure to wear seat belts, failure to produce insurance card, failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, officer turned in citation after court date, dismissed.

  • GCU sponsors driving tour

    Greater Campbellsville United is sponsoring an African American Heritage Driving Tour on Friday, Nov. 5.

    The tour will encompass historic sites and landmarks in both Taylor and Green counties.

    The bus will leave from the Elmhurst Plaza shopping center at noon.

    A second pick up will be at 2 p.m. ET at the IGA shopping center in Greensburg.

    The tour is free and refreshments will be provided.

    For more information, call 465-9636 Ext. 232.

  • American Legion seeking military families

    The American Legion Auxiliary and the American Legion are asking that those who have family serving in Afghanistan or Iraq to contact them.

    The groups send gift boxes to the troops and want to make sure that all service personnel receive boxes.

    On the last mailing, more than 60 pounds of snacks and personal care items were shipped.

  • Book fair is Nov. 6

    The Green County Genealogical Society will host a book fair in Greensburg on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET at the Greensburg Fire and Rescue Building.

    There will be many historical and genealogical societies with booths representing many counties, including Taylor, Green, Adair, LaRue, Edmonson, Grayson, Hardin, Barren, Metcalfe, Bullitt, Breckinridge and others.

    There will also be a silent auction.