Today's News

  • Buis elected to Kentucky Physical Therapy Association Board

    Jeff Buis, PTA, a graduate of the Somerset Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program, was elected the American Physical Therapy Association PTA Caucus Representative for the state of Kentucky.

    Buis was elected at the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association's Fall Conference on Friday, Sept.11.   

  • Tower 51

    The long-awaited ladder truck for the fire department has finally arrived.

    Campbellsville Fire Department took delivery of its new ladder truck on Saturday, according to Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson.

    Originally, the truck was to be delivered earlier, but there was a delay after manufacturers accidentally drilled a hole through some wiring.

  • Discover in Thursday's print edition

    Local subscribers will notice a little something extra in today's issue of the Central Kentucky News-Journal.

    Tucked inside their newspapers, readers will find an 80-page community guide called Discover Taylor County.

    The book includes staff written articles that describe Taylor County, Campbellsville, Green River, the history of the area, economic development, arts and culture, sports, recreation, education, health care, faith, clubs and organizations, agriculture and law and justice.

  • Tedder family gathers for reunion

    The annual Tedder reunion was hosted Sunday, Sept. 7 at the Masonic Lodge on Elk Horn Road with 55 people attending.

    Those attending from Indiana were Betty and Earl Kilby, Jesse and Janet Tedder, Troy Tedder, Herman and Dorothy Seaborn, Marcella and Mercedes Hopkins, David and Debbie Rouse and Mike and Terri Rouse.

    Traveling from Bowling Green were Elmer, Peggy and Melody Redmon, Evan, Libby, Lori and Shawn Tedder and Travis Humbert.

    Coming from Bardstown were Adam, Gretchen and Emori Lawson; and from the Cincinnati area was Christy Sapp.

  • Doing Their Part

    More than 200 people participated in Saturday's 23rd annual Lakeshore Cleanup event on the banks of Green River Lake.

    Despite threatening rain, organizers said, this year's cleanup was a success and could be described as a day of work, fun and education. Larry Lemmon, park ranger for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said there were 234 volunteers consisting of school groups, college clubs, girl scouts, boy scouts, boat owners and community members.

  • UPDATE: Women hit, one killed on U.S. 68

    A Campbellsville woman is dead and another injured after being struck by a pickup truck as the two were walking along U.S. 68 in Marion County.

    According to a Kentucky State Police press release, LaDonna J. Sallee, 36, and Trena R. Summers, 32, of Campbellsville were walking at 8:39 p.m. last Friday, about four miles west of Lebanon.

    Police said the two women were struck by a 2006 Ford pickup being operated by David A. Grimes, 51, of Mt. Washington. Both women were crossing U.S. 68 at the time of the collision.

  • Campbellsville woman injured near Raywick

    A Campbellsville woman was injured in a one-car crash Friday afternoon a mile south of Raywick in Marion County.

    According to a news release from the Kentucky State Police, Jorretta Jones, 59, was traveling north on KY 527 in a 2006 Dodge at 2:43 p.m. when her vehicle dropped off the right side of the road and struck an embankment.

    Jones was treated and released at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She was wearing a seat belt.

    Trooper Fred Cornett investigated.


  • Woodrum-Thompson

    Kimberly Rose Woodrum and Jeremy Trent Thompson, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 3.

    Woodrum is the daughter of Amy and Danny Baldwin of Campbellsville and Brian and Vanessa Woodrum of Liberty. Her grandparents are Kirby and Martha Cox, David and Rosa Clements and Danny and Betty Baldwin, all of Campbellsville, and Clement and Viva Woodrum and Christine Noel, all of Liberty. Great-grandmother is Elizabeth Arinsmier of Campbellsville.

  • Choirs to join for worship and praise event

    On Saturday night, Ransdell Chapel will be bursting with melody and harmony when the Graves Family and East Campbellsville Church of God choirs come together for a night of singing, entertainment and praise.

    Both choirs will perform their own selections as well as combine their talents. The music variety will include hymns and modernized versions of hymns, contemporary Christian and jazzy selections.

    "We're doing this for one reason - to glorify the Lord," says Robbie Spencer, pastor of East Campbellsville Church of God.

  • Campmeeting begins Sunday

    A campmeeting will begin on Sunday at Acton Retreat Center and continue from Wednesday.

    A schedule of events includes:

    - Sunday - Corn hole and youth pizza party, 6:30 p.m. ET; and worship led by the Lindsey Wilson College Awakening Team and Praise Band at 7:30 p.m.

    - Monday - Gary Shepherd, formerly with the Kingsmen, in concert at 6:30 p.m.; and the Rev. Paul Fryman leading worship at 7:30.

    - Tuesday - The Campbellsville Emmaus Community will be recognized. The Rev. James Jones will lead worship at 7:30 p.m.