Today's News

  • Bohanon Generations

    Four generations of the Bohanon family are pictured. They are, from left, Harlon Bohanon, Robin Skaggs Perry of Tuscon, Ariz., holding her granddaughter Katie Elizabeth Perry, Helen Skaggs Bohanon of Campbellsville and James Perry of Tuscon.

  • Grace Notes

    Editor's note: Nancy Kennedy took a few days off. This column is from April 2002, but the message remains timeless.


    One of the things I miss most about living in California is the Pacific Ocean.


    This past weekend I was at Cocoa Beach and although I thoroughly enjoyed sitting on the beach and watching the waves, when it comes to ocean waves, compared to the Pacific, the Atlantic wimps out.


  • Pleasant Union to celebrate pastor's anniversary

    Pleasant Union Baptist Church will host a fifth anniversary celebration for Pastor Michael Caldwell on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.


    The Rev. Donnie Walkup will be the morning speaker, and a lunch will be served at 1:30 p.m.


    Afternoon guests will be members of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Greensburg and the Rev. Emmanuel Young as guest preacher.


    Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Local agribusiness leader honored

    Chris Coomer, a local agribusiness leader, has been named field sales associate of the year by Southern States, a Richmond, Va.-based farm supply cooperative.

    Coomer's sales territory covers Campbellsville, Liberty and Adair County.

    Coomer received the award at a recent company-wide meeting attended by more than 500 Southern States retail location managers, technical personnel and the co-op's corporate management team. 

  • Magic show is Oct. 24

    Roger and Lee Ann's Grand Illusion Magic Show will come to Taylor County Middle School's gymnasium on Saturday, Oct. 24.

    The Campbellsville Lions Club is sponsoring the event, which will raise money to provide eyeglasses and other optometry needs for the less fortunate.

    More than 5 tons of equipment is used during the magic show, making it the largest of its kind in Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and Ohio. A variety of backdrops and special effects, including fog machines, strobe lights and indoor fireworks are used, along with stereo sound and digital lighting.

  • So many questions ...

    How do they do that? I asked myself that question several dozen times while covering the Golden Dragon Acrobats on Oct. 8.

    Those of you who missed the performance, which kicked off the new Central Kentucky Arts Series of shows, you really missed something spectacular.

  • Sixth Habitat home dedicated

    "Everything on earth has its own time and its own season."

    —Ecclesiastes 3:1

    The crowd cheered as Daniel Hoosier cut the yellow ribbon across the front door of his family's new home Sunday.

    After a two-year wait, Hoosier and his children - Tiffany and Craig - had finally become the owners of Campbellsville/Taylor County Habitat for Humanity's sixth home. Hoosier also has another daughter, Shanae.

  • Circuit Court Action for Oct. 12

    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 Sept. 29 docket:

  • CU to host benefit dinner and auction

    When you were a child, did the idea of a McDonald's Happy Meal toy bring a smile to your face? Now you can help Ronald McDonald bring smiles to many children through Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana by attending a spaghetti dinner and live auction hosted by Campbellsville University's health care management program.

    The dinner and auction will be Saturday, Oct. 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. in Campbellsville University's Banquet Hall, located in the basement of the Student Union Building.

  • Look Good ... Feel Better program is Oct. 28

    Cancer changes many things in a woman's life. If affects her body, her spirit and her appearance. She looks in the mirror and doesn't see the woman she once was.

    But it doesn't have to be that way.

    A program called Look Good ... Feel Better helps women cope with worries about hair loss and changes in skin complexion and teaches them beauty tips to enhance appearance and self-image during cancer treatment.