Local News

  • Taylor Regional Hospital names spring 2011 ambassador

    David Fain has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for spring 2011. Other nominees were Diane Bland, Jessica Castenir and Leanne Parrish. Fain was nominated by a team member.  
    The following was written about Fain on nomination forms.

  • Bluegrass Cellular celebrates 20 years

    Bluegrass Cellular celebrated its 20th anniversary on Friday, May 20.

  • Taylor wins Ipad from Forcht Bank

    This year’s winner of Forcht Bank’s Ipad drawing, open to any graduating high school senior, is Jaquil Taylor.

  • Citizen's Bank donates to TCMS

    Citizens Bank & Trust Co. President Mark Johnson, left, recently presented a check for $10,000 to TCMS Principal Cherry Harvey. The money will be used for classroom technology.

  • Free fitness classes offered

    Campbellsville Health and Fitness is now offering a free fitness class for children ages 5 to 12 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. The class offers youth access to professionally supervised group fitness activities at no cost and helps fight childhood obesity. Campbellsville Health and Fitness is located on 1951 Old Columbia Road, near Cox Interior.

  • Newton joins Davina’s

    Mary Rita Newton has joined Davina’s Plaza Salon as a hair stylist. Newton specializes in men’s and women’s cuts, perms, hair styling and color.
    She will work Monday and Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to closing and by appointment. Walk-ins are welcome.

  • Xtreme Fitness offers Zumba Classes

    Those wanting a little attitude with their workout and a little dance in their cardio can now look to Xtreme Fitness of Campbellsville. The gym is now offering Zumba, which combines international music with dance.
    “That’s exactly what Zumba is all about,” said Tiffany McElroy, a level one instructor. “It’s an exhilarating, effective, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance and fitness party.”

  • KORT offers free knee pain clinic

    During the month of June, KORT clinics throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana are offering a free screening for those suffering from knee pain. A board-certified physical therapist will provide a complimentary screening to help assess your condition. Visit www.kort.com for locations or call (800) 645 KORT to schedule an appointment.

  • Class of 2011

    More than 250 seniors graduated from Campbellsville and Taylor County high schools on Friday night.

    For more photos, see the slideshows on the www.cknj.com homepage.

    For photos from project graduation, see Thursday's issue.

  • No damage reported from overnight storms

    While there were downed trees throughout the county, no damages or injuries were reported as a result of a storm that rolled through Taylor County early Thursday morning.

    Ronnie Dooley, Taylor County Emergency Management public information coordinator, said the storm weakened as it approached Taylor County.

    Taylor County Rural Electric Cooperative received reports of outages affecting 130 customers, while Kentucky Utilities had less than five.