Today's News

  • St. Baldrick's

    With several donations yet to be reported, Saturday's St. Baldrick's event raised a little more than $30,000, bringing the three-year total to nearly $125,000.

    "I thought we had a great crowd," said Donna Wise, event coordinator. "We were able to honor six children who have fought or are now fighting cancer."

    The St. Baldrick's Foundation funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. Every dollar raised at the local level goes directly to cancer research.

  • Adanta attends 874K Rally in the Capitol Rotunda

    More than 20 clients of behavioral health center The Adanta Group attended the first of three 874K Rallies at the Capitol building in Frankfort on Feb. 3. 874K represents the more than 874,000 disabled persons in Kentucky, 23 percent of the state's population.

    During the event, Adanta clients met with Senator Vernie McGaha and Rep. John "Bam" Carney. Clients voiced their concerns about upcoming proposed budget cuts to community mental health centers and pending legislation that may increase the cost of running the centers.

  • Campbellsville Worship Center hosts 'Spring Awakening'

    Campbellsville Worship Center will present "Spring Awakening 2010" tomorrow through Sunday.

    Services are at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Guest ministers are Mitch and Tammy Bouton of Elizabethton, Tenn.

    Contemporary worship is planned at every service.

    Campbellsville Worship Center was formerly known as Campbellsville Brethren in Christ Church. Casual dress is welcome.

    Contact Associate Pastor Monica Phillips at 789-9936 for more information.


  • Campbellsville Christian hosts ladies' day event

    Campbellsville Christian Church is planning a Ladies' Day on Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Love Lockman of Seymour, Ind. is the guest speaker. She will be speaking on "Becoming Women of Power and Purpose" including self-esteem, letting go of things we can't control, our need for each other, controlling our thoughts and the power of God's word.

    All women of the community are welcome.

    Child care will be provided. Those wishing to attend should RSVP no later than today at 465-5571.


  • Man charged with assault, DUI

    A Campbellsville man has pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he struck another man while driving under the influence of drugs.

    Joshua A. Cochran, 21, of 310 Salem Church Road was arrested at about midnight Sunday after law enforcement received a report of a suspicious vehicle.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Deputy Robert VanCleave saw a vehicle leaving an empty parking lot on Old Lebanon Road.

  • Barnes announces magistrate candidacy

    Lifelong Taylor Countian Larry Barnes has announced his candidacy for 3rd District magistrate.

    Barnes, 58, says he has lived most of his life in the 3rd District. He grew up in South Campbellsville, lived in Mannsville for 31 years and now resides on Elk Horn Road. He graduated from Campbellsville High School in 1970 and attended Green County Vocational School.

    After graduation, Barnes enlisted in the Kentucky National Guard, serving six years.

    Barnes said his work has afforded him plenty of experience with the public.

  • Spring Clean Week begins March 21

    Volunteers will be out in force next week to spring clean Kentucky highways. The Transportation Cabinet has announced that Adopt-a-Highway Spring Clean Week will take place March 21-27.

    "The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet appreciates the efforts of our Adopt-a-Highway volunteers who help keep our highways and communities beautiful and litter-free," Acting Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock stated in a press release.

  • First Cumberland hosts Easter presentation

    First Cumberland Presbyterian Church will offer an Easter presentation "It Is Finished" on Saturday, April 3 at 7 p.m.

    The cantata, led by David Brashear, minister of music, offers another look at the events of Easter and what it means to Christians today.

    The church is located at the corner of East Broadway and Cumberland Way.


  • Hosparus in need of volunteers

    Hosparus needs volunteers and will host a free information session in Campbellsville.

    Hosparus volunteers help with, among other things, patient/family support, administrative duties, bereavement care, respite, patient transportation and development/fundraising.

    In Campbellsville, the session will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 11 at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    To RSVP, contact Christie Witham at cwitham@hosparus.org or (270) 737-6300.

  • Circuit Court Action for Feb. 25

    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.

    Senior Status Judge Doughlas M. George's Feb. 18 docket: