Today's News

  • Forcht Broadcasting buys radio stations

    Forcht Broadcasting Corp. of Corbin has reached an agreement with Commonwealth Broadcasting Co. of Taylor and Marion counties to buy the assets of radio stations WCKQ-FM Q-104 and WTCO-AM ESPN Radio in Campbellsville and WGRK-FM K-Country 105.7 in Greensburg.
    The agreement is subject to approval by the Federal Communications Commission.

  • Grain profitability discussed at Ag Council


  • Sheriff's office tax audit released

    State Auditor Adam Edelen recently released the annual audit of the 2013 financial statement of Taylor County Sheriff Allen Newton’s office.
    State law requires two audits of each county sheriff’s office, one on the sheriff’s tax account and the other on the fee account used to operate the office.

  • Sex offender sentenced after failing registration terms


    A Campbellsville man has been sentenced to serve 100 days in jail for twice failing to comply with the terms of his sex offender registration.

    Ronnie L. Ray, 30, of 606 David St., has been indicted twice this year by a Taylor County grand jury and charged with failure to comply with the terms of his sex offender registration.

    According to the Kentucky State Police Sex Offender Registry, Ray is a 20-year registrant who has been convicted of third-degree sodomy of a 14-year-old.

    He was first indicted in February.

  • The sound of music


    Stephen Beus, a pianist, performed at Campbellsville University on Monday night as part of the 2014-2015 Central Kentucky Arts Series season, in partnership with the Kentucky Music Teachers Association and Campbellsville University's School of Music.

    Beus performed works by Felix Mendelssohn, Ronn Yedidia and Samuel Barber.

    The next CKAS event will be in March, with actor John Chappell presenting "Mark Twain on Stage" at Russ Mobley Theater on the CU campus. The date and time are to be announced.

  • Future firefighters


    They opened their quarters to the public on Sunday, to show their appreciation for all the community's support.

    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue personnel hosted an open house at the fire department headquarters, with the public invited to meet with firefighters, tour the station and have something to eat.

    The event was hosted to thank the community for its support when four firefighters were injured during an ALS ice bucket challenge on the Campbellsville University campus in August.

  • Alcohol and drug counselor signs copies of new book


    Shannon Gray, a certified alcohol and drug counselor and director at The Healing Place, signed copies of his first book, "Recovery Through the Steps: An All Inclusive Journey," at the Hiestand House/Taylor County Museum on Saturday.

    Gray spoke to those attending about his steps toward sobriety and how he wrote his book.

    Gray, who has spent 13 years helping people recover from drug and alcohol addiction, said he is available to speak to local churches and organizations.

  • Christmas ornaments, cookbooks now available

    A limited number of etched glass Christmas ornaments depicting Campbellsville and Taylor County are for sale.

    The ornaments depict the historic old library, now Campbellsville Civic Center, along with First United Methodist Church and Mitchell's Men's Wear.

    Ornaments are available for $10 each.

    Also, the third edition of the Campbellsville Renaissance/Historic Preservation Commission Recipes cookbook features the history of downtown Campbellsville with photographs and recipes.

  • Veterans Day service is Tuesday, Nov. 11

    Taylor County's community Veterans Day service will be Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. at the War Memorial by Taylor County Courthouse.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers will speak.

    Patsy Waters will sing.

    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue, American Legion Post 82 and Kentucky National Guard personnel will also attend the ceremony.

  • Public Record for Nov. 6

    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.