Today's News

  • "2nd Sunday" event nears

    On the "2nd Sunday" in October, Taylor County residents will focus on healthy living.

    The second annual "2nd Sunday" event will be Sunday, Oct. 11 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Green River Lake Tailwater area and at The Homeplace on Green River.

    This is the second year for this statewide event, and more than 12,000 people in 70 counties participated in 2008. This year's attendance is expected to be even greater, as nearly 100 counties are planning to participate.

  • TRH to offer basic life support class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers new and recertification course on Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 1 to 5 p.m.

    Basic Life Support will describe the particular phases of emergency cardiac care that prevents circulatory or respiratory arrest (or insufficiency) through prompt recognition and intervention, early entry into the EMS system or both and externally supports the circulation and respiration of a victim of cardiac or pulmonary arrest through BLS.

  • Government option becomes only option

    While many are focused on fighting the government takeover of the health care system, a lesser-known bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week that paved the way for a government takeover of the student loan industry.

    Recent polls have shown that Americans feel the government is trying to do too many things that should be left to businesses and individuals.

  • Unsung Eagles stand out in overtime

    Campbellsville High School lost two starters to injuries and nearly three but claimed a hard-fought 12-6 overtime victory at Lynn Camp on Friday night.

    “At one point, I didn’t know if we could finish the game,” Eagle coach Jason Chappell said after losing Bryton Taylor and Donovan Pittman to injuries. “You want the guys to play with a lot of guts and they sure did tonight.”

    Lynn Camp led 6-0 at the half when Wesley Steele broke loose from 90 yards during the steady rain.

  • Weatherford-Dillon

    Jessica Weatherford of Campbellsville and Wesley Dillon of Somerset will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 10.

    Weatherford is the daughter of Woody and Tena Weatherford of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Linda Gabehart and R.H. and Sue Weatherford, all of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Campbellsville University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in P-5 elementary education.

    Dillon is the son of Charles and Angie Dillon of Burleson, Texas. His grandmother is Elaine Dillon of Rolla, Mo.

  • Phone scam targets elderly

    The Kentucky State Police Post 15 are investigating a new phone scam.

    The scam involves calls to someone, generally an elderly person, with callers saying they are a family member, out of town and that they have been arrested. The caller tells the victim that they need money wired to them via Western Union to pay bail and fines.

    Similar scams are being reported to other local authorities and callers are advised to disregard any such call unless they know for certain a family member has been arrested.

  • BBB warns of two fake businesses

    The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about two companies that claim to be Louisville-based businesses, but they are actually scams.

    Consumers across the country are contacting the BBB of Louisville, Southern Indiana and Western Kentucky to inquire about these "companies."

    JC Henning

    BBB has received more than 100 inquiries on JC Henning Inc. from across the country.

  • Early Days


    Sept. 30, 1999

    The brand new Campbellsville Post Office was officially introduced to the community with a ribbon cutting and open house Sunday, Sept. 19.

    The Rev. Robert Leon Graham, 61, of Churchill Drive, Campbellsville, died Friday, Sept. 24, 1999, in Campbellsville.

    Lee's Famous Recipe contributed $1,222 to the Campbellsville High Marching Eagle Band as part of the Sept. 14 CHS Eagle Band Day.

    Fifty-seven people helped raise $3,677.30 this past Saturday for the March of Dimes WalkAmerica.

  • First Baptist to host Women of Worth conference

    First Baptist Church will host a Women of Worth Conference from Thursday, Oct. 8 through Sunday, Oct. 11.

    Cost of the conference is $25.

    A schedule of events is as follows:

    - Oct. 8 - Women's choir practice, 7:15 p.m.

    - Oct. 9 - Renewal worship service, 7 p.m., with guest speaker First Lady Akins from First Baptist Church in Bardstown.

    - Oct. 10 - Prayer spa, 8:30 a.m. to noon; panel luncheon, noon to 1 p.m.; and workshops, 1 to 4 p.m.

    - Oct. 11 - Worship service, 11:15 a.m.

  • Public record for Sept. 21

    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 Filed

    09-S-099, filed 9/10/09; Cash Express of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Jami Wilson of North Garnett Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes $475 and $91 in court costs.

    Circuit Civil Filed