Today's News

  • Campbellsville native joins staff of Republican Party of Kentucky

    LeAnn Stanfield Straley, a 2008 graduate of Taylor County High School and 2011 graduate of Campbellsville University, has been named regional victory coordinator for the Republican Party of Kentucky.
    Straley will assist in the party’s grassroots and turnout efforts toward the election of all Republican candidates appearing on the ballot this fall. She will work primarily out of the Republican Party’s Fayette County office.

  • Taylor County, Campbellsville featured on Travel Kentucky app

    Taylor County is featured prominently on the Travel Kentucky application for iPhone, iPad, iTouch and Google Android smartphone technologies.
    According to the Taylor County Tourist Commission, the Travel Kentucky app showcases statewide tourism destinations through a combination of themed tours, searchable category directories and real-time, GPS-triggered, turn-by-turn directional routing.
    Created by Kentucky Monthly magazine, the app is available now on iTunes and the Android Marketplace as a free download.

  • Campbellsville man among three arrested on drug charges in LaRue County

    Three people, including a Campbellsville man, are facing drug charges in LaRue County after officers allegedly found $4,000 worth of prescription drugs in their vehicle.
    Jennifer Lynn Ahmer, 26, and Robert Allen Fulkerson, 26, both of Greensburg, and Joseph Douglas Caven, 31, of Campbellsville were arrested and charged with first-degree selling a controlled substance, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, prescription/controlled substance not in its original container and possession of drug supplies.

  • Campbellsville woman indicted in Marion Circuit Court

    Crystal B. McNear, 28, of 6376 Old Lebanon Road in Campbellsville was indicted in Marion Circuit Court last Thursday on a charge of third-degree rape.
    According to the indictment, between Dec. 12, 2010, and March 19, 2011, McNear, who was an employee of Marion Adjustment Center, allegedly subjected a person who she knew was incarcerated by the Department of Correction, Department of Juvenile Justice to sexual intercourse.
    Bond was set at $15,000 and she was ordered not have contact with the alleged victim.

  • One injured in three-vehicle crash

    A Lebanon woman was injured in a three-vehicle crash Friday on Meader Street.
    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Mark Moore, 56, of Campbellsville was attempting a left turn from Meader Street into a driveway when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 1992 Chevrolet S-10 driven by Tiffany Marple, 20, of Lebanon.
    Marple’s vehicle then struck a parked vehicle in a nearby driveway. The vehicle, which was unoccupied, was owned by Terry Houk. The collision occurred at 5:36 p.m.

  • BBB warns of door-to-door sales

    Better Business Bureau has learned that Sylvan Learning Center of Elizabethtown has received reports of two men selling “Sylvan” books door-to-door in Hardin County.
    The men are wearing name tags to look like official representatives of the organization, and one even told a consumer he was an exchange student from Florida trying to legitimize sales.
    The books are being sold for $130 with the promise of being hand-delivered in August. Sylvan is in no way affiliated with these men and doesn’t sell books door-to-door at any time.

  • Kehoe's strong State Am run ends in semis

    Taylor County High School freshman-to-be Ellen Kehoe finished in the final four at the Women’s State Amateur last week at Miller Memorial Golf Course in Murray.
    Kehoe downed Meredith Cross, seeded 16th, 5 & 4 for her first win in match play and then defeated the defending champion, former Central Hardin stand-out and current Middle Tennessee State University golfer Karissa Akin, on the third play-off hole on Wednesday to reach the elite eight.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital hosts health fair

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted its annual community health fair on Saturday, June 11 at Taylor County Middle School. About 1,000 people attended, with 600 receiving discounted lab testing. There were also more than 50 vendors providing health-related information.

  • CKNJ has a new frugal living blogger

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal has a new blogger.
    CKNJ Assistant Production Supervisor Becky McCorvey will write about frugal living tips and share her couponing/money saving adventures with readers. McCorvey has been dubbed the “Coupon Queen” of the CKNJ by some of her fellow employees.

  • AT&T invests in Kentucky mobile broadband network

    AT&T and Gov. Steve Beshear recently announced that the company has invested more than $525 million in its Kentucky wireline and wireless networks over the past three years.
    The company will continue to invest in network enhancements as part of AT&T’s planned $19 billion nationwide investment in 2011. This will support plans to enable 4G speeds over a growing portion of the country starting this year along with the launch of LTE beginning mid-year.