Local News

  • Eyes on the Tigers

    Campbellsville University celebrated homecoming this past weekend.

    An Accent Page of photos is featured in Thursday's print edition.

  • Mitchell's Men's Wear celebrates 100 years

    The Mitchell family will celebrate two milestones this week. Today, Mitchell's Men's Wear kicks off a three-day celebration of its 100th year in business. The celebration wraps up on Saturday, which happens to be Mitchell's owner Billy Mitchell's 85th birthday.

    "We really wanted this to be a nice celebration for Dad," said Manager Laura Wilds.

  • One injured in Monday morning crash

    One person was injured in a single-vehicle crash at the intersection of KY 210 and Old Pittman Road on Monday morning.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at 9:45 a.m., Lavoy Price, 78, of Campbellsville was driving east on KY 210 in a 2004 Chevrolet pickup. The pickup crossed the centerline, struck a guardrail and came to a stop in the KY 210/Old Pittman Road intersection.

    Price was treated and released at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Send us your Halloween photos

    Do you have photos of trick or treat or other Halloween events in Taylor County? If so, send them to us at editor@cknj.com. Photos should be in color and preferably high resolution.


  • Incumbent wants to find solutions

    Brett Guthrie was elected to serve as the U.S. Representative for Kentucky's Second Congressional District in 2008. This year, he's hoping voters choose to give him another term.

    Guthrie replied to a questionnaire from The Lebanon Enterprise that the most important challenge facing the country is improving the economy. (To read the complete questionnaire, click HERE.)

  • Tax audit released

    State Auditor Crit Luallen has released her annual audit of the settlement of 2009 taxes by Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp.

    The audit found Shipp's financial statement fairly represents the taxes charged, credited and paid for the period of April 16, 2009, to April 15, 2010. The statement was also found to conform with the modified cash basis of accounting.

    Luallen found no instances of noncompliance and no matters involving control of financial reporting and operations.

  • Three seek to replace Bunning

    No matter who wins the Nov. 2 election, Kentucky will have a new U.S. Senator in January.

    Sen. Jim Bunning did not seek re-election, and his would-be successors include the attorney general, an eye doctor and a retired veteran.

    Democratic candidate Jack Conway and Republican candidate Dr. Rand Paul have garnered statewide and national attention. Billy Ray Wilson is running as a write-in candidate.

  • Magistrates accept road funds

    Magistrates accepted nearly $167,000 in funding from the State Transportation Cabinet to pave and patch some of the county's roads at a special meeting Wednesday, Sept. 28.

    The funding comes from the Department of Rural and Municipal Aid and will pay for paving and patching on Chaney Pike Road, Durhamtown Road, Pitman Valley Road, Sportsman Lake Road, Ferguson Lane, Oak Lane, Burdick School Road, Jay Street, Sassy Court, Sharp Farm Road aka Huckaby Road, Eunice Drive, Wood Drive and Feather Creek Road.

  • Local man appeals hospital case

    The Campbellsville man who sued Taylor Regional Hospital for damages caused by a shampoo cap and had his case dismissed has filed an appeal.

    Lebanon attorney Todd Spalding filed suit on Joseph C. Hughes' behalf in Taylor Circuit Court in March 2009.

  • UPDATED: Human remains found

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death after human remains were found near a cornfield off KY 208.

    According to a news release from the sheriff's office, a call reporting what appeared to be a human bone was received at 4:01 p.m. on Thursday.

    More remains were found after a search, according to the report, and have been sent to a forensic lab in Frankfort for identification.