Today's News

  • Public record for 9-24

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


    Alberto Hernandez, 23, of Taylor Boulevard in Campbellsville, no operator's/moped license, $243; speeding, $15.

  • Waymon-Hart

    Amanda Waymon of Campbellsville and Stephen Hart of Gravel Switch will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 3.

    Waymon is the daughter of Doris and Michael Dobson of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Walter and Juanita Cox of Campbellsville.

    Hart is the son of Donnie and Carolyn Hart of Gravel Switch.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. at Beech Fork Baptist Church in Gravel Switch. A reception will follow at the Gravel Switch Community Center.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.


  • Southern

    James Wesley and Sandra Sue Southern of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 3.

    The Southerns were married on Oct. 3, 1959, at Campbellsville Baptist Church by Bro. Chester Badgett.

    They have a daughter and two sons, Kaye Milby of Green County and James Southern Jr. and Mark Southern, both of Campbellsville. They also have six grandchildren, Chris Wingler, Amy Barr, Caleb Southern, Jordyn Southern, Dustin Southern and Chelsea Southern.

    The couple are planning to go out of town to celebrate. They welcome cards and request no gifts.

  • Groups help local family

    The echo of steadily pounding hammers could be heard from far away. Sawdust and the smell of freshly cut wood floated in the light breeze. And the atmosphere was one of giving back to the community.

    The hammers and wood eventually created two new decks for a Taylor County family, built by Campbellsville University students, Kentucky Heartland Outreach personnel and volunteers from Lowe's.

  • CU to establish Alpha Epsilon Omicron honor society

    Campbellsville University has joined two other private institutions in the commonwealth in establishing a chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society specifically for education majors.

    Installation for the new members, students and faculty of CU's KDP chapter, Alpha Epsilon Omicron, will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27 in Ransdell Chapel.

    About 30 initiates, including students and faculty, are expected to be installed as members of the society as the chapter plaque is presented. Initiates and their families are invited to the ceremony.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Campbellsville Schools closes remainder of week

    With attendance rates down Tuesday, Campbellsville School Superintendent Mike Deaton made the decision to cancel classes for the rest of the week.

    On Tuesday morning, Deaton said the elementary school has been hit the hardest.

    Taylor County School Superintendent Roger Cook canceled classes for his students after attendance was down on Monday.

    With fall break next week, students will not return to class until Monday, Oct. 12.

    Both Deaton and Cook said they hope the long break will provide ample time for the illnesses to run their course.

  • Herald-Leader columnist to speak at CU

    "Who is God to me?" This is a question the Rev. Paul Prather has asked himself many times throughout his life.

    Prather, pastor of Bethesda Church in Mt. Sterling, and contributing columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader, will speak at Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy event at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28 in the banquet hall of the Student Union Building.

    Prather will be discussing "Evangelical Christians - The Intersection of Faith and Public Policy."

  • Wood celebrates third birthday

    Landon Wood celebrated his third birthday on Sept. 8. He is the son of Adam and Holly Wood of Campbellsville. Wood had a pool party at his home with family and friends. Pictured are, from left, front: Addison Wood, Landon and A.J. Rainwater. Back: his big sister Graci Wood, holding Lane Hardin, Trevor Gray, Destiny Rafferty, Lexi Grisso and Austin Grisso.

  • Legendary coach to speak at CU

    The legendary coach Jack Lengyel, who rebuilt Marshall University's football program after the tragic plane crash in 1970, will travel to Campbellsville University to promote the athletic department and its endeavor to raise money on Friday, Sept. 25 and Saturday, Sept. 26.

    "Meet Legendary Coach Jack Lengyel" will include several events including Lengyel speaking at the athletic fundraising dinner Friday, Sept, 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Banquet Hall in the Student Union Building.

  • Jeffries-Lee

    Chris Jeffries and Tamera and Tommy Kenyon, all of Greensburg, and Donna and Mike Lee of Campbellsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their children, Danielle Trinette Jeffries and Steven Benjamin Lee.

    Jeffries is the granddaughter of Patricia Yancey of Marshall, Ark., Florence Jeffries of Greensburg and the late Herbert Jeffries.