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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Police chief resigns

     

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young announced late Tuesday night that Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette has resigned from his post. His resignation will be effective March 1.

    According to the release, Hazlette has served as chief since Nov. 1, 2011. Before coming to Campbellsville, he had worked with Kentucky State Police for more than 25 years.

    Hazlette states in the release that it has been an honor and privilege to serve as Campbellsville's police chief for the past three years.

  • 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.

  • Veteran thanks those involved with Vietnam ceremony

    I would like to thank all the following for your help and support in any way for the 50th anniversary Vietnam veterans welcome home.

    First and foremost, a special thank you to each of the Vietnam veterans that came out for the parade.

    Next, I would like to thank the committee, State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers, Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young, Charlie Shaw, Larry Smith and Calen McKinney.

  • Public Record for Jan. 1

    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.

    Traffic

    • Michael T. Baskette II, speeding, $143, state traffic school.

  • Year in Review

     

    Taylor Countians made headlines in 2014, experiencing many triumphs but also much tragedy.

    Last year saw new political figures elected, ground broken for new Taylor County schools and the local economy improving.

    Taylor County saw its first line of duty death when Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Capt. Tony Grider died in September.