Today's News

  • Celebrate reading!

    A hot summer day, plenty of inflatable slides and bounce houses to choose from and ice-cold snow cones topped with sugary flavoring.

    The Taylor County Public Library's final "Be Creative @ Your Library" summer reading program event was Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park. And nearly 800 children attended, up from last year's 567.

  • Fair Shows

    The rides may have ended a few weeks ago, but this year's dairy, beef and goat shows wrapped up fair events this weekend. The Taylor County Fair Open & Youth Dairy Show began Friday morning at 10 and the Youth Meat & Dairy Goat Show got under way at 6:30 p.m. The Open Beef Show closed out the fair at 11 a.m. Saturday.


  • Dotson-Greer

    Mike and Merica Durbin of Lebanon and Dale Dotson of Buffalo announce the engagement of their daughter, Ann Elizabeth Dotson, to Robin Anthony Greer, son of Christine Greer of Campbellsville and the late Kermit Greer.

    Dotson is a 2006 graduate of Marion County High School and is employed at Amazon.com.

    Greer is a 1997 graduate of Taylor County High School and is also employed at Amazon.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 11 at Lebanon United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Lebanon.

  • CHS Class of 1949 gathers for reunion

    The Campbellsville High School Class of 1949 recently celebrated its 60th anniversary. Pictured are, from left, front: Betty Ella Gibson Zahler, Mildred Slinker Newton, Delora Blevins Ford, Betty Raye Crabtree Moss and Mary Frances Wilson Neeley. Back: Tommy Dowell, Kelsay Barnes, Jimmie Wooldridge, Mary Lois Perkins Durham, Peggy Newton Graham, Bill Newcomb and Billy Munford.

  • Campbell

    George Washington and Mildred Irene Campbell of Greensburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 8.

    The Campbells were married on July 8, 1959, at Speck Ridge in Campbellsville. Lether Davis and Lena M. Campbell served as their attendants.

    They have five children, Donna Campbell, Vickey and Tommy Hearon, Jeff and Becky Campbell, Greg Campbell and his companion Laura Holly and Mike Campbell and his companion Carrie McClintock.

  • VMP softball schedule

    Monday, June 29 (Men’s Church)

    6:10 (1)    Columbia Nazarene vs. Living Grace 2

    6:10 (2)    Elk Horn Baptist vs. Living Grace 1

    7:15 (1)     Campbellsville Baptist vs. Palestine Baptist

    7:15 (2)    Freedom Baptist vs. Robinson Creek Baptist

    8:20 (1)    First Baptist vs. Woodlawn Christian

    8:20 (2)    Columbia Nazarene vs. Summersville Baptist

    9:25 (1)    First Baptist vs. Campbellsville Christian

  • Miss Kentucky visits the House

    State Rep. Bam Carney welcomed the reigning Miss Kentucky and Campbellsville native Emily Cox to the Kentucky House of Representatives on June 15. Pictured are, from left, Evan Cox, her brother; Ricky Cox, her father; Emily Cox and Carney.

  • Couples graduate from childbirth classes

    Five couples graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes at Taylor Regional Hospital in June. This is a five-week series free to anyone delivering at TRH. The class is taught by Jenny Dobson, RN, MSN, CLC, CCE. For more information, call the Women's Center at 465-3561 Ext. 2232. Pictured are, from left, Tanya Gill and Jo Ann Gill, Campbellsville; Jamie New and Chass Isabelle, Columbia; DeAnna Bartley and Mary Beth Pinkston, Campbellsville; Karla and Max Goodwin, Elk Horn; and Tonia and Thomas Edwards, Campbellsville.

  • Colvin celebrates 90th birthday

    Gladys Colvin was recently honored on her 90th birthday at her home by some friends from Palestine Baptist Church and family. Dr. Charles Hedrick, interim pastor, presents her with a vase of flowers. She turned 90 on May 21.

  • Public record for June 25

    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.


    Jonathan H. Darnell, 21, of Ralph Vaughn Road in Greensburg, driving on suspended/revoked operator's license, no new violations, dismissed.