Today's News

  • Spradlin-Dennis

    Charles and Victoria Spradlin of Louisville announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Beth Spradlin, to David Clark Dennis, son of Danny and Debbie Dennis of Campbellsville.

    Spradlin is a 2002 graduate of Mercy Academy and a 2005 graduate of Bellarmine University, where she majored in communications and minored in business administration. She is employed with the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation in Louisville.

  • BALD ... for a cure

    Donna Wise told everyone at Saturday's St. Baldrick's Shaving for a Cure at Campbellsville University that cancer doesn't take a holiday because of an economic downturn.

    Twenty barbers, more than 100 shavees and a couple handfuls of volunteers didn't take a day off either. They joined forces to raise nearly $30,000, with personal and community donations continuing to come in.

  • Birth Announcement

    Tom and Pennie Akin of Greensburg announce the birth of a daughter, Sienna Grace, at 3:17 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Linda Thompson of Greensburg, Rollie Thompson of Mt. Sherman and Glen and Ramona Akin of Fairplay.

  • Eaton speaks on marriage at CU chapel

    The Rev. Jeff Eaton, formerly of Campbellsville, delivered a session on marriage at his address at Campbellsville University recently.

    "Marriage is a picture of God and his people," he said.

    Eaton is pastor of Hope Community Church in Frankfort and is a graduate of Campbellsville University. He spoke on having a healthy marriage and covered topics including spirituality, finances, understanding communication, sexuality and dealing with in-laws.

  • Friendship Baptist to host egg hunt April 11

    Friendship Baptist Church will host a 1,000-egg Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 11.

    A short program will also include a presentation of the Easter story.

    Friendship Baptist is located at 5411 Bengal Road. Pastor Bill Henderson may be reached at 849-7924 for more information.

    Preschool and elementary age children are encouraged to attend as well as parents.


  • Well, shut my mouth!

    If I were God, I would create humans with rewind buttons on their mouths, or a 10-second delay device.

    We tend to say some really dumb things.

    Once I met a man at a gym who said he'd been a bodybuilder for 48 years. Since he wasn't all Hulk Hoganish I asked, "When did you stop?"

    Although he laughed, he looked at me with a combined horrified amazement as if to say, "I can't believe you said that!"

    Halfway home it hit me that what I had said to him was equivalent to him asking me, "So, when did you let yourself go?"

  • New Life Voices in concert Sunday

    New Life Voices will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 22 at Meadowview Baptist Church.

  • Fields donates hair to Locks of Love

    Rhiannon Fields donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, a nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to children suffering from medical hair loss. Fields is a 7-year-old student in Sarah Rodgers' class at Taylor County Elementary.

  • Rucker

    Joe and Lesta Rucker of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 6 with a family dinner.

    The Ruckers were married on Feb. 6, 1959, in Taylor County.

    They have a daughter, Diane Pierce; and a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Jennifer Rucker, all of Campbellsville. They also have two grandchildren, Jessica Hosier and her husband Keene of Hoover, Ala., and Andy Pierce of Campbellsville; along with two step-grandchildren, Brett Skaggs and Dylan Skaggs, both of Campbellsville.


  • Public record for March 16

    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.

    District Civil Filed

    09-C-066, filed 3/5/09; Midland Funding LLC v. Dawn Mardis of High Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $850.80, interest, court costs and attorney's fees.