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Today's News

  • TCHS freshman one of two students in Kentucky to win grant

    Caleb Southern, a freshman at Taylor County High School, is one of two students in Kentucky to win a Supervised Agricultural Experience/Career Pathways grant from the National FFA Organization.

    The grant is for $1,000, and, according to Lindsay Wayne, an agriculture teacher and FFA advisor at TCHS, Southern had to complete an extensive online application to receive the grant.

    Southern will use the money, according to Wayne, to buy a heifer and begin establishing a small herd of cattle.

  • Former resident granted funeral licenses

    Louis W. Beard, formerly of Campbellsville, was recently granted his Florida funeral director and embalmers licenses.

    Beard is also a certified public accountant and worked for Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home from 1979 to 1984 and from 2011 to this year.

    He currently lives in Vero Beach, Fla., and works for Seawind Funeral Home Group in Vero Beach, Sebastian, Fla., and Melbourne, Fla.

  • Consumer Cues: Caregivers, make time for yourselves this year

     

    Becky Nash

    County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences

    A new year always brings its share of resolutions aimed to improve our health, body and mind. For a caregiver, perhaps the most important resolution that can be made is to take time for self. When you take care of yourself, you will be healthier, have more energy and enthusiasm to keep on giving care and feel better about yourself overall.

    Here are some tips on how to carve out some "me" time in the next year.

  • Birth Announcements for January 1

    Jamie Gail Flatt and Michael F. Harris of Knifley announce the birth of a daughter, Bella Gail Harris, at 12:57 p.m. on Dec. 18 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds and was 18 inches long.

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    Emily Melson of Columbia and Obra Huff of Greensburg announce the birth of a son, Jayden Hunter Huff, at 5:29 a.m. on Dec. 19 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long.

  • Republican women's club officers announced

     

    Taylor County Republican Women's Club officers for next year were recently announced.

    Marlyn Shreve is president. Cindy Bale is first vice president and second vice president is Tina Draper.

    Kathy Larimore is third vice president, Tonya Young is treasurer, Pat Phillips is historian and Barbara Gribbins is parliamentarian.

    Sylvia Marcum is secretary and corresponding secretary is Margaret Stewart.

    Greg Gribbins installed the officers.

  • Boy Scout Troop participates in Wreaths Across America

     

    Boy Scout Troop 616 members in Campbellsville participated in Wreaths Across America on Dec. 13 at Lebanon National Cemetery.

    The scouts volunteered to lay wreaths.

  • Early Days for 1-1

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 30, 2004

    Amory Cox will be honored with a send-off reception on Sunday at Campbellsville Baptist Church. Cox leaves Friday, Jan. 7, for the Kentucky Junior Miss competition.

    Leah Grant Perkins was honored with a bridal shower Oct. 23 at Campbellsville Christian Church.

    Kentuckiana girls will start selling Girl Scout cookies on Jan. 14 and continue through March 20.

  • A new chapter

     

    It's been said that we all have a story to tell. Well, my story is changing, and, in a few days, I will begin a new chapter in my life.

    After nearly 12 years at the CKNJ, tomorrow will be my last day here.

    The decision to accept another job in the community wasn't an easy one for me. The CKNJ has been part of my life since the day I was born.

  • Resolving to change

     

    It’s that time of year again, when most of us will make a New Year’s resolution or two, promising ourselves that we’re going to do this, or stop doing that, when the new year begins.

    Usually, we look at it with excitement and determination. The first week, maybe even the first month, we’re on the path to our goal. After that, many resolutions sadly fall short, and we’re back into our old ways.

  • Here's to a newsworthy 2015

    From triumphs to tragedies, Taylor Countians made headlines in 2014.

    While compiling the News-Journal's annual Year In Review stories, CKNJ staff members have spent time reliving the past year.

    And what a year it's been. We read about city and county business, the economy, retirements and hires, political changes, crime, death and much more.

    Read about the Top 10 stories of 2014 on today's front page. The year in sports will be in Thursday's issue.