Today's News

  • Curves of Campbellsville hosts food drive

    Curves of Campbellsville is encouraging women in the area to show their philanthropic strength by participating in the annual Curves food drive.

    And even though donating food to families in need is its own reward, the club is offering incentives for both existing and potential members who participate.

    From March 1 to March 31, Curves of Campbellsville will collect non-perishable items and monetary donations for food banks in the local area. The goal, according to owner Kelly Smoot, is for the community to come together to help families in need.

  • Kessler wins advertising contest, places in auctioneering contest

    John Wayne Kessler was named second runner-up in the state's professional auctioneering contest at the recent Kentucky Auctioneers Convention.

    The contest took place in conjunction with the 53rd Kentucky Auctioneers Association Convention on Feb. 12-15 in Bowling Green. The contest features a live auction with contestants competing in two divisions.

    Kessler, 21, who won the junior division contest last year for auctioneers in business fewer than five years, competed against veteran auctioneers from across the state.

  • Holy Land presentation is Sunday at First UMC

    First United Methodist Church will host a presentation on the Holy Land Sunday at 6 p.m.

    The Rev. Laura Harris of Columbia will be the evening's guest speaker. She will give a presentation of her recent tour of the Holy Land and show photos relating to Bible stories. She will also tell about what life is like in that part of the world today.

    The community is invited.


  • CU, TCHS bands to perform March 9

    The Campbellsville University Concert Band and Taylor County Concert Band will perform a joint concert Tuesday, March 9 at 8 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave.

    This is the annual winter concert by the bands, according to Jennifer Tinnell, director of bands and conductor of the Campbellsville University Concert Band.

    The CU Concert Band will perform "The Good Daughter Overture" by Niccolo Piccini and "Credence" by Claude T. Smith

  • Property transfers for March 4

    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.

  • Lawson joins Wave Length

    Wave Length Beauty Salon announces that Stephanie Lawson has joined its staff as a master stylist.

    Lawson is a Taylor County native and has been a stylist for more than four years. She specializes in cuts and color for men and women, bridal and prom up-styles, facial waxing and perms.

    Lawson will be working Tuesday through Friday and Saturday by appointment. Wave Length is located at 815 W. Main St. Call 465-7601 for more information.

  • Local Southern States employee selected for Certified GrowMaster training

    Chris Coomer, a field sales associate for Southern States Cooperative Inc. in the Campbellsville, Adair County and Liberty areas, has attended a comprehensive three-day training program designed to qualify him as a "Certified GrowMaster Specialist."

  • Fifth Region Tournaments

    The pairings and results for the girls' and boys' Fifth Region Tournaments are:

    Girls at Hart County

    Monday, March 1

    Green County 63, Bardstown 49

    Marion County 59, North Hardin 38

    Tuesday, March 2

    Nelson County 62, Hart County 49

    Elizabethtown 47, Adair County 30

    Friday, March 5

    Marion County 76, Green County 60

    Elizabethtown 52, Nelson County 51

    Championship on Saturday, March 6

    Marion County 54, Elizabethtown 40

    Boys at Nelson County

    Wednesday, March 3

  • Emblems benefiting local FFA chapters on sale at Southern States Co-op Stores

    Southern States is supporting Future Farmers of America chapters by selling FFA emblems for $1. The campaign runs through March 14.

    "FFA is proud to step alongside Southern States in this campaign", stated Dennis Sargent, executive director of the National FFA Foundation. "Money raised will not only go to support activities at the national level but will also support the critical activities at the local level - activities that promote premier leadership, personal growth and career success of FFA members and agricultural education students."

  • CU professor to present solo vocal program

    Campbellsville University voice faculty member Dr. David Hedrick will present a program of spirituals and folk songs on Friday, March 5 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    The program is open and free to the public.

    Hedrick said the program will include a mixture of spirituals and folk songs that he recalled during his childhood and be presented with string quartet, guitar and bass arrangements, which he created.