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Today's News

  • TC’s Gumm honored in Wyoming

     

  • Public Record for June 23

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "On the Record" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

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    • Shirley A. Nall, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Lunch prices increase at Taylor County schools

    It will cost students a bit more to eat lunch in the cafeteria when they return to Taylor County Schools in August.

    Taylor County School Board members unanimously approved a 15-cent increase for paid lunches at its regular meeting on June 10.

    The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 requires districts to review their paid lunch prices every year. Districts that charge less for full price lunches than the federal reimbursement rate for free lunches are mandated to gradually increase the price to close the gap.

  • CU School of Education has pinning ceremony

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Donna Hedgepath, dean of the Campbellsville University School of Education, told the School of Education graduates God has a purpose and plan for their lives at the group's recent pinning and hooding of graduates in Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    Hedgepath told the students they can make a difference.

  • TCHS students honored at band banquet

    Taylor County High School students were recently honored during the band's annual banquet.

    Seniors honored were Hunter Cowherd, Marshall Steele, Clayton Rule, David Richerson, Tyler Rushing, Dillyn Graham, Bryan Rule, Austin Evans, Mitchell Tinnell, Brianna Handy, Brookylan Cox, Dakota Morgan, Hayley VanMeter, MaKayla Mardis, Chelsea Mehegan and Sara Beth Matney.

  • Locals named to CU's honors lists

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    The academic honors' president's list for the spring 2014 semester at Campbellsville University has been announced.

    The academic honors' list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours.

  • Bruckheimer to sign books in Bloomfield

    Film and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer will come to Bloomfield next month to sign copies of his book "Jerry Bruckheimer: When Lightning Strikes - Four Decades of Filmmaking."

    According to a news release, the book commemorates the uber producer's entire body of work, including such blockbusters as "Top Gun," "Beverly Hills Cop," "Armageddon," the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films as well as television's "CSI" shows and "The Amazing Race."

  • Brent Cochrane Memorial swim meet

    Three teams (Central Kentucky Tiger Sharks, Lake Cumberland Hurricanes and a team from Fort Knox) with 55 total swimmers competed in the two-day meet on the June 14-15 weekend at the Miller Park pool.

    Tthree additional teams already booked for next summer’s meet (dates to be determined).

    CKTS’ Sarah Overly earned a state-qualifying time of 5:15.22 on Sunday in the 400-meter freestyle.

    Cochrane was a former CKTS coach who was killed in an automobile wreck while coaching here.

  • Ramsey brings in huge cat at City Lake

     

    J. Ramsey has caught more than his share of fish — throughout the state and south.
    But, on Friday afternoon, he caught a huge flathead catfish (just under 50 pounds) within a half-mile of his home at City Lake, where he still fishes at least four times a week.

    Ramsey, 27, used a spinning rod and a bass crank bait to make the catch. It weighed just under 50 pounds.

  • Sturgeon was already a star here at L.L. State in 2004

    Your “sources” are always your most informative people and usually the ones that keep you from forgetting something.
    Wayne Baxter has forgotten more about sports than most of us will ever know — especially about University of Kentucky athletics.
    The retired 4-H agent reminded me last week that the Little League State Tournament at Miller Park in 2004 consisted of a player who led the University of Louisville to two consecutive College World Series appearances.