Today's News

  • Sending Christmas to the troops

    Darrick Stamp is stationed in Iraq. His wife, Tina Stamp, and his mother, Carla Spurling, along with her coworkers at Campbellsville Apparel, decided to take up a collection of necessities for his unit.

    After Campbellsville Apparel donated cases of military T-shirts and underwear for the men, the question arose as to how to get the supplies to the men and women in Stamp's unit.

    The coworkers learned of the American Legion - Edwards-O'Banion Post 82 Boxes for Troops program.

  • Mid-Kentucky Chorus to perform Jan. 10

    The Mid-Kentucky Chorus at St. Catharine will perform Sunday, Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church.

    Teresa Tedder is the conductor. Joanna Ximenes is the pianist.

    The chorus will perform a musical history of treasured hymns, spirituals and modern selections. The concert is free and open to the public.

  • McClerkin selected to participate in agriculture program.

    The opportunity of a lifetime. That's how Richie McClerkin describes his acceptance into the Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program.

    The 18-month program offers intensive study and travel experiences for a select group of young agriculturalists and those involved in agribusiness.

    And McClerkin, 30, a financial services officer at Farm Credit Services, is ecstatic to be one of the select few.

    "I'm still in shock about this," he said.

  • Campbellsville Apparel sends necessities to Iraq

    Campbellsville Apparel employees collected items to send to troops in Iraq. The American Legion helped by shipping the items. Pictured are George Wise and Chris Reynolds of Campbellsville Apparel.

  • Amedisys Home Health named as Top 500 Home Health Care Provider of 2009

    Amedisys Home Health has been named to the 2009 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the top performing home health agencies in the United States.

    This annual review identifies the top 25 percent of agencies and further highlights the Top 100 and Top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement and financial performance.

  • Cash Express collecting for underprivileged

    In this time of economic stress and uncertainty, many people need help. For the fourth consecutive year, Cash Express LLC, located at 1712 E. Broadway, has collected toys, canned food and coats for the underprivileged.

    Cash Express has teamed up with Reverence for Christ Community Church, located at 109 Crescent Hill Drive, to distribute the items.

    Anyone in need of help may contact Ann Hollins of Reverence for Christ at 849-7726.

    Those who would like to drop off donated items may do so at Cash Express or the church.

  • Public record for Dec. 17

    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.


    Tara Graham, 27, of Hugh Paxton Road in Greensburg, license to be in possession, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Two complete Cooper Clayton course

    Campbellsville residents Tina Dishman, left, and Donnella Lennox graduated from Taylor County Health Department's Cooper Clayton Smoking Cessation 12-week course. They are now successful non-smokers. The next Cooper Clayton Class will begin Tuesday, Jan. 5 from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Taylor County Health Department.

  • Birth Announcements

    Bobby and Lynn Goff of Springfield announce the birth of a daughter, MaKenzie Lynn, at 3:52 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Steve and Rosemary Goff and Mary Helen Smith, all of Springfield, and the late Joseph Ivo Smith.

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    Toi Fui and Pauline Cheng of Columbia announce the birth of a daughter, Daria, at 8:04 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

  • Minor-McFarland

    Jaclyn Minor and Justin McFarland exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 6 at Corinth Baptist Church in London.

    The Rev. Brian Bond and the Rev. James Blaylock performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Jack and Betty Minor of London, formerly of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Fred Clem of London and the late Geneva Clem and Parker and Marguerite Minor.

    The groom is the son of Gary and Judy McFarland of Louisville. His grandparents are the late Iven and Dora Skaggs and Vincent and Julia Jarboe.