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Today's News

  • Anderson-Durham engagement

    Tijuana Lyn Anderson and Bobbie Durham, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 19.

    Anderson is the daughter of Mary Lyn Anderson of Campbellsville and the late Sam Anderson Jr.

    Durham is the son of Robert and Margie Durham of Campbellsville.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. at Fannie Chapel CME Church. A reception will follow at the American Legion.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. Invitations were sent to out-of-town guests only.

  • Public record for June 21

    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.

    New Driver

    Peyton A. Rucker

    Marriages

    Katarzyna Grazyna Lukaszewicz, 26, and Stephan Hans Charles, 31, both of Campbellsville.

    Lindsay Ann Osborne, 18, and Michael Lee Garrett, 22, both of Campbellsville.

  • Public record for June 24

    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

    Litichia Gail Gribbins, failure to wear seat belts, dismissed; failure of owner to maintain required insurance, amended to failure to produce insurance card, $243.

  • TAXES: Taylor County Public Library

    There wouldn't be a library in Taylor County if there wasn't a tax, she says.

    Taylor County Public Library Director Elaine Munday says the tax is essential to keeping the library's doors open and books available for checkout.

    According to Munday, the library's taxing district was created in the early 1980s, but not without resistance from residents.

  • Annual tractor show planned for July 3

    The 21st annual Community Trust Bank tractor show is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 3 on First Street near the Taylor County Courthouse.

    The event will feature antique tractors, gas engines, old farm equipment and toys for sale. The show is open to anyone, and those with antique tractors may also participate in the Fourth of July parade.

    Those who wish to participate in the parade should meet at the Fruit of the Loom parking lot. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Registration for the show will begin after the parade.

  • McCullough-Powell to wed July 17

    David and Marlow McCullough of Muscle Shoals, Ala. announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ruth Marlow McCullough, to Andrew Milam Powell, son of Terry and Alicia Powell of Benton, Ky.

    McCullough is the granddaughter of Jean Baccus of Montgomery, Ala. and the late John and Kathryn McCullough and W.G. Baccus.

    She is a 2004 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2008 graduate of Belmont University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse in the emergency department of Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville.

  • Johnson-Pavy engagement

    Anna Marie Johnson and E.J. Pavy of Campbellsville announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, June 26.

    Johnson is the daughter of the Rev. David and Pam Johnson of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Jerry and Joyce Johnson and Daphne Brewer of Tifton, Ga. and the late T.J. Brewer.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville High School and a senior at Campbellsville University, majoring in exercise science and sports medicine. She is employed at Baskin-Robbins.

  • Robb anniversary

    Linda Kay Judd and Richard Byron Robb of Greensburg will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on June 28.

    Their children are Ricky Robb and Terra Kennedy, both of Louisville, Renee Dobson of Campbellsville, Christopher Robb of Greensburg, and Rachael Johnson of Ft. Riley, Kan.

    They also have 11 grandchildren.

  • Dairy farmers celebrate survival

    June's Dairy Month has arrived and, this year, dairy farmers are celebrating their farms' survival.

    For decades, dairy farms have had a major impact on the local community. But over the past year, they've taken a hit, feeling the brunt of an economic recession. As a result there has been a significant drop in the number of operating dairy farms in Taylor County.

  • Oil spill takes its toll on local family's business

    Steve and Teressa Germain are glued to the television. Sitting in their Campbellsville home, they are watching their future fall apart at the hands of the largest environmental disaster to ever strike the U.S. - the BP oil spill.

    Steve was looking forward to an early retirement. A truck driver by trade, the long hours on the road were getting to him, so he started looking at his options.