Today's News

  • Amazon hosting 'Wrap your Holidays' once again

    Amazon.com is currently scheduling groups for its 2009 gift-wrapping season. Weekends are almost full but several weekday shifts are still open.

    Slots on the following dates and times are available for Amazon.com's Wrap your Holidays with a Smile Program, a fundraising opportunity.

    This year, scheduling will be coordinated via e-mail. If e-mail is not convenient, you can still call in for scheduling times. In a message leave your name, group name, expected number wrapping, and a phone number where you can be reached between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

  • Shively earns certified assessor designation

    Chad Shively earned the professional designation of certified Kentucky assessor during the fall PVA Conference on Oct. 27.

    The professional designation program for Kentucky property assessment is a joint effort of the Property Valuation Administrators' Association and the Department of Property Valuation, Revenue Cabinet.

    The purpose of the professional designation program is to provide opportunities for professional instruction in appraisal procedures and assessment administration.

  • Birth Announcements

    Matthew and Lindsay Forrest of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Aiden Timothy, at 1:47 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 10 pounds and was 22 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Mitchell and Pamela Janes of Greensburg and Preston and Linda Forrest of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Bill and Bessie Janes of Greensburg, Bertha Forrest and Delmar Foster, both of Campbellsville.

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  • Public record for Dec. 7

    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.

    Small Claims Settled

  • Caffee-Sallee

    Donna Ann Caffee and Charles Buford Sallee will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 12.

    Caffee is the daughter of Don and Elaine Caffee of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Ayleen Williams and Marine Caffee, both of Campbellsville.

    She is a nursing student at Campbellsville University.

    Sallee is the son of Buford and Jean Sallee of Lebanon.

    He is employed at The Overhead Door Co. in Campbellsville.

  • Walmart Teacher Rewards Program helps TCES teachers offset expenses

    Walmart helped 10 teachers from Taylor County Elementary School purchase much-needed classroom supplies through its new Teacher Rewards Program.

    Selected randomly by the school's principal, Brian Clifford, each teacher was presented with a $100 Teacher Reward Card at a recent award presentation ceremony at Taylor County Elementary School's gymnasium.

    Teachers chosen were: Sheri Turpin, Tonya DeLaGarza, Susan Williams, Angie Kearney, Kay Hughes, Norma Simpson, Karen Scalos, Sarah Rodgers, Jeff Walker and Karen Bruce.

  • Phelps joins C21 Smith Realty Group

    Ken Phelps has joined Century 21 Smith Realty Group, located at 119 Nancy Cox Drive in Campbellsville, as a sales associate.

    He and his wife Van Phelps have lived in Campbellsville for the past 14 years. Their children are Chad Phelps, Josh Phelps and Brooke Montgomery.

    Phelps was the former broker and past owner of Countryside Real Estate LLC. He has more than eight years of experience in the real estate industry. He's also the former owner of Sun Country Pools and is a retired schoolteacher.

  • Campbellsville Baptist to stage 'The Ornament' on Sunday

    Campbellsville Baptist Church will present "The Ornament" on Sunday morning during its 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services.

    "The Ornament" delves into the lives of a loving, faithful - but dysfunctional - family dealing with issues during the holiday season. As they maneuver issues of unemployment, an uncertain future, death of a loved one and divorce, they find that God can speak through the most unlikely source and give a true message of hope and strength.

  • Compton-Smith Battery hosts ribbon cutting

    Compton-Smith Battery Co. recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new building, located at 3120 Old Lebanon Road in Campbellsville. The late Norwood Compton started the business in 1965 and it was sold to the Smith brothers in 1999. Compton-Smith Battery Co. is a wholesale distributor of DEKA batteries, and its employees service what they sell. Pictured are owners Barry Smith and Gerald Smith, their mother Helen Smith, chamber ambassadors, city representatives and DEKA battery suppliers Carl Payne and Ken Hulse of Taylor Battery Co. in Louisville.

  • Early Days


    Dec. 9, 1999

    Tim and Peggy Richardson will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Dec. 14.

    Teri RoBards, daughter of Richard and Linda RoBards of Campbellsville, was recently inducted into the Golden Key National Honor Society at Western Kentucky University.

    Lowell Avenue Baptist Church will be joining with South Campbellsville Baptist Choir for a Christmas cantata.

    Blake Moss, 2, participated in the New Star Discovery Most Beautiful Baby Contest on Sunday, Dec. 5 at Best Western in Campbellsville.