Today's News

  • Cooper-Smothers engagement

    Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Cooper of Dallas, Texas, along with Mr. and Mrs. Roger "Cotton" Smothers of Lebanon, Ky., announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Krissy Cooper and Dale Smothers.

    Cooper is a 2008 graduate of Campbellsville University where she double-majored in biology and psychology. She is currently a graduate student at CU, and will complete her master of social work degree in July.

  • Deaton, Stockton headed to Hall

    A pair of local residents will be part of the 13-member class that will be inducted into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame on April 16, 2011.

    The 23rd Hall of Fame class will include current Campbellsville Superintendent Mike Deaton and Campbellsville University offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator Joey Stockton.

    The group will first be introduced at the annual Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Golf Outing at the Marriott Griffin Gate on June 29.

  • Local sports calendar

    Campbellsville City Pool

  • Bowen anniversary

    J.R. and Bernice Bowen of Campbellsville will celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 22 from 2 to 5 p.m.

    The celebration will be at All Occasions on Spurlington Road.

    The couple were married on May 19, 1954, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Their attendants were Jimmy and Catherine Johnson, and Bro. Ralph Lee performed the ceremony.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Monday, May 31

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Fifth Region Tournament first-round games (11, 1:30, 4 and 6:30) at LaRue County.

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Fifth Region Tournament first-round games (11, 1, 3 and 5) at Central Hardin.

    Tuesday, June 1

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Fifth Region Tourney semis (5:30 and 8) at LaRue County.

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Fifth Region Tourney semis (6 and 8) at Central Hardin.

    Wednesday, June 2

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Fifth Region Tourney championship (6:30) at LaRue County.

  • Lady Cards' six-year win streak stopped

    Taylor County’s six-year 20th District Tournament winning streak was halted when Marion County’s Lady Knights blanked the Lady Cardinals 4-0 on Tuesday afternoon in the championship game.

    Marion County, which won the title in 2003, had hits in every inning but the third and out-hit Taylor County 12-3 as junior Allye Hamilton authored the shut-out.

    The Lady Cardinals’ lone safeties came from Becca Cook (double and single) and a single from Kasey Gribbins.

    The Fifth Region Tournament starts on Monday at Central Hardin High School.

  • 90th birthday

    Fred Gabehart celebrated his 90th birthday at his home in the Good Hope community of Taylor County with friends, family and his wife of 64 years, Christine. His children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grand children were in attendance.

  • Tebbs Bend Education Day is May 26

    Tebbs Bend Education Day will be Wednesday, May 26.

    Bruce Loveall, vice president of the Tebbs Bend Battlefield Association, organized the event with help from local historian Betty Jane Gorin-Smith.

    The public is invited to the events, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Atkinson-Griffin House.

    Three hundred eighth-graders from Campbellsville and Taylor County middle schools will be arriving in shifts to begin a tour.

  • Nickel tax interview to air on CU's TV-4

    Campbellsville University's WLCU TV-4 will air a "Dialogue on Public Issues" show with Bill Chandler, Erin Johnson and Brian Clifford, and host John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, discussing the proposed nickel tax for the Taylor County School System.

    The show will be aired Wednesday, May 26 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.


  • Circuit court action for May 27

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "Circuit Court Action" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's May 4 docket: