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Today's News

  • Consumer Cues: Make your own salsa

     

    Tomatoes are now in season, and soon you might have more on your hands than you know what to do with. A great way to use excess tomatoes, peppers, onions and other ingredients is by making salsa you can enjoy fresh now, or preserve for use throughout the year.

    To safely can salsa at home, you have to use proper food preservation techniques. If preserved incorrectly, the salsa could not only taste bad but also result in botulism, a deadly food-borne illness caused by toxins produced by bacteria in the canned food.

  • CHS Class of 1964 hosts reunion

     

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1964 recently celebrated its 50th class reunion.

    Class members gathered to watch the annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July parade, browse the Main Street activities and several visited the car show on Campbellsville University campus.

    All 22 class members attended a dinner at Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall, which included a program with highlights from each member's life and special remembrance of the 17 class members who have died.

  • Lodge hosts dinner for widows, members

     

    Pitman Masonic Lodge recently hosted its annual recognition dinner for widows and members.

    Widows in attendance were Betty Williams, Frances Sprowles, Wyona Mitchell, Mary Louise Carter and Lavonne Kerr.

  • TRH to open third training site

    Taylor Regional Hospital/American Heart Association Training Center has partnered with Lindsey Wilson College, which will join Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital and Russell County Hospital as TRH's third training site.

    Tamara Eastham, a R.N. and past winner of the AHA Instructor of the Year at the Taylor Regional Hospital Training Center, will coordinate the site.

  • Mule Days draws large crowd

     

    Milford Lowe hosted his annual Mule Days event on Aug. 3 at his home in Merrimac and about 300 people attended for live music, mule rides and other events.

    The event also raised $629 for Merrimac Christian Church.

  • Public Record for Aug. 18

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

    Small Claims Settled

  • Taylor County Sheriff's Office

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office released its July activity report recently.

    The report includes 31 cases opened, 92 criminal arrests, 22 traffic collisions worked, four injury collisions worked, 90 arrest warrants served, 173 civil papers served, 30 citations issued, two DUI arrests, 438 complaints answered, 130 vehicles inspected, 1,170 hours worked and 11,328 miles driven.

  • Circuit Court Action for Aug. 18

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

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Aug. 5 Docket:

  • Annual festival offers photo workshop

    The annual fall heritage festival at The Homeplace on Green River will be Saturday, Sept. 6.

    The festival will feature a photo workshop by Lindsey Wilson College professor David Goguen. There will be sessions from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.

    Homeplace officials ask for a $5 donation for parking, but there is no charge for the workshop or for many of the other activities at the festival.

    Goguen is an experienced photography teacher and this will be his third year leading a photo workshop at the festival.

  • Junior Battle of the Birds has TCMS flavor

     

    Taylor County tallied four of the final five touchdowns to defeat Campbellsville 30-12 in the Junior Battle of the Birds at the final game of the Eagle Gridiron Middle School Classic on Saturday at Campbellsville University.

    After Daesean VanCleave put the Eagles on top 6-0 in the first qurater, the Cardinals quickly responded with a Logan Parker 52-yard run and took the lead for good on a Grant McQueary pass to Cameron Kosid.

    Tre Goodin's 3-yard run adn Parker's conversion made 16-6 at the intermission.