Today's News

  • Extension personnel encourage residents to vote for 4-H

    Farm Credit is hosting an online contest to decide which organization, 4-H, FFA or Young Farmers & Ranchers, will receive $100,000 to be split among four states. Kentucky will receive $25,000.

    Taylor County Extension Office personnel encourage residents to vote for the 4-H organization to receive the money.

    To vote, visit promotions.e-farmcredit.com/299Thanks.

    Those voting can submit one vote once per day on multiple devices and multiple times on one computer using a different browser each day through Jan. 1.

  • Early Days for 12-25



    Dec. 23, 2004

    Bill Cassell, public information director for the city of Campbellsville, has resigned to accept a position as instructor with the leadership development section of the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond.

    Bethel Christian Academy kindergarten students celebrated the Christmas season with a program for their families.

  • TRH presents service awards to auxiliary volunteers


    Taylor Regional Hospital auxiliary volunteers had their annual awards luncheon on Dec. 2.

    With 47 workers, the auxiliary has given 9,432.25 volunteer hours this year to help TRH by working at the information desk, surgery department, emergency department, radiology department, cancer center, cafeteria, greeter and gift shop.

    The auxiliary also collected canned food items to be donated to the local food pantry as part of their service to the community.

  • Friends of Taylor County Public Library now a nonprofit


    Friends of Taylor County Public Library recently completed its application to become a nonprofit group. And, because the process is now complete, the group recently received $400 in reimbursement for the application fee.

    Mary Lynn Collins, president of the Friends of the Kentucky Libraries Association, made the presentation at the last Friends of the Taylor County Public Library meeting.

    The Friends group will meet again on Thursday, Jan. 15, at 5:30 p.m. at the library. It is open to the public.

  • Amazon donates food to Green River Ministries


    Amazon Fulfillment Center recently donated food to feed 60 families this holiday season to Green River Ministries.

    Pictured are GRM Executive Director Shirley Cheatham, at left, and social worker Kim Davis.

  • Campbellsville resident receives biodiesel fuel certificate


    Ten students in Elizabethtown Community and Technical College's diesel program, including one from Campbellsville, were recently awarded certificates for successfully completing a 30-hour online course on the development, use and benefits of biodiesel fuel.

    The course was offered by the Kentucky Soybean Association and funded by local farmers to teach new and upcoming advances in biodiesel fuel technology.

    The students had to complete the course with a score of 80 percent or better to qualify for the certificates.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Dec. 15.

    They are freshman Cole Fraizer, sophomore Luke Mings, junior Reagan Pollock and senior Ben Long.

  • TCMS names Student Leaders of the Week


    Taylor County Middle School recently named its Students Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 15.

    They are, Logan Williams, Brooklyn Hicks, Autumn Matney, Destiny Deason, Cherith Brockman and Christopher Newell.

  • Residents join CU president's club


    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    "I want to share this thought: momentum for the mission," Dr. Joseph Owens, chair of Campbellsville University's Board of Trustees, said at the president's club dinner recently on campus.

    "When I speak of momentum," he said, "I'm speaking of that strength and force that something has when it's moving that will allow it to continue growing faster and stronger as time passes."

  • Public Record for Dec. 25

    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.


    • Jeffery F. Young, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, second offense, $893, seven day in jail, alcohol education program, license suspended for 12 months.