Today's News

  • Wilson-Clemons to wed July 10

    Malissa Wilson of Campbellsville and Nathan Clemons of Columbia announce their forthcoming marriage.

    Wilson is the daughter of Jane Wilson and DeWayne Wilson of Campbellsville. She is a 2008 graduate of Taylor County High School and attends Lindsey Wilson College.

    Clemons is the son of Jamie Clemons of Columbia and Ted Clemons of Roland, Okla. He is a 2006 graduate of Adair County High School and is employed by the U.S. Army.

    The wedding ceremony will be Saturday, July 10 at East Campbellsville Church of God.


  • CU adds trio of baseball signees

    With the recent free agent signing of Campbellsville University catcher Richie Rowland by the Arizona Diamondbacks and the graduation of Brian Chase and Logan Smith, the Tigers have lost 32 home runs from the 2010 season.

    They picked up half as many last week, signing Monterrey Peninsula College first baseman Gabe Arcoleo, who led the California Community College Athletic Association in long balls with 16 in 2010.

  • Kingdollar-Jones to wed July 3

    Bill and Cathy Kingdollar of Casey Creek announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kimberly Kingdollar, to Blake Jones.

    Jones is the son of Ron and Marla Jones of Greensburg. He graduated from Green County High School in 2004 and Nashville Auto Diesel College in 2008. He is employed at Isaac Tatum Construction.

    Kingdollar graduated from Taylor County High School in 2005. She attends Somerset Community College and is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Two injured in KY 55/3183 collision

    Two Vine Grove women were injured in a two-car collision in Taylor County on Saturday.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office news release, at about 4:51 p.m., Rex Keisser, 58, of Mountain Home, Idaho, was turning his 2007 Volvo semi from KY 55 unto to KY 3183 when he pulled into the path of a 2007 Chevrolet Equinox, driven by Tracy Kessler, 47, of Vine Grove.

  • Area Vacation Bible Schools

    Through Thursday

    Acton Baptist Church will have Saddle Ridge Ranch Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 465-3462.

    Through Friday

    Green River Memorial Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School "Galactic Blast: A Cosmic Adventure Praising God" from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Call 465-6032 for more information.

    Feathersburg Church of God will have Vacation Bible School, Joseph's Journey from Prison to Palace, from 6 to 8:30 each evening. For more information, call 789-4316.

  • White interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Campbellsville University's WLCU TV-4 will air a "Dialogue on Public Issues" show with Dr. Thelma White, president and chief executive officer of Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, and host John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.

  • Property transfers 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 "Property Transfers" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

  • Blood drive is June 20

    Blood donations often decline during the summer because donors are on vacation or busy with summer activities. The need for blood, however, remains constant.

    About every two seconds, a patient needs a blood transfusion in the United States. This summer, the American Red Cross reminds eligible individuals that no matter what your summer schedule has in store, you can be a lifesaver by donating blood.

  • Showing their stuff

    Samantha Jo Hughes, 9, above, competes in her very first dairy show contest at the Taylor County Fair on Friday morning. Samantha placed eighth in the junior showmanship division.

    See Monday's print edition for more photos.


  • Making a splash

    He climbs the ladder and then plants his feet. The diver walks slowly to the edge, braces himself and jumps high. He does a flip in the air and then ... splash.

    Campbellsville City Pool is now open for those looking for a way to beat the summer heat. And, judging by the crowd watching Casey Gilbert dive last week, many are taking advantage.

    According to City Pool Manager Steve Doss, attendance for the month of June has, so far, been higher than anticipated. Doss said the pool was expected to open Memorial Day weekend but didn't because of a leak.