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Today's News

  • CU vice president speaks at Simmons College

     

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    "My challenge to you, the Simmons College of Kentucky graduates of 2014, is that you will become people who will make a difference!" Dr. John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of Campbellsville University, told the graduates at Simmons College of Kentucky May 17 during their baccalaureate service.

  • STEM academy begins with math fun

     

    Dr. Bruce Kessler, math department chair at Western Kentucky University, kicked off Campbellsville School System's Summer Stem Academy for Campbellsville middle and high school students recently.

    Kessler used math concepts to teach about sound, Newton's theories and Nerf projectiles.

    The goal for the day was for students to see math concepts used in everyday life.

  • Man sentenced to prison in sex abuse case

     

    A Campbellsville man has been sentenced to serve 12 years in prison for sodomizing and sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl.

    James A. Loy, 25, of 341 Ebenezer Road, was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury in April 2013 and charged with first-degree sodomy and first-degree sexual abuse, both of a victim younger than 12.

    Last September, Loy appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram and pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual abuse of a child younger than 12 and an amended charge of first-degree sodomy.

  • Public Record for July 7

    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.

    Misdemeanors

    • Weldon D. Gunter, alcohol intoxication in a public place, $178.

  • Circuit Court Action for July 7

    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.

    Records filed by Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram on June 19:

  • Motor lodge site enters new phase

     

  • Campbellsville 12s reach district championship tilt

     

  • Little League 10s eliminated at district

     

  • Lot of unique things in baseball

     

  • New fiscal year begins

    Taylor Countians pay many taxes to keep local services operating. And, in turn, those in charge of the services say they work to ensure tax money is spent wisely.

    Tuesday marked the first day of the new fiscal year, the day the local city and county governments, along with law enforcement and state offices, begin their new budget cycles.

    The city will operate on a nearly $19.6 million budget for the 2014-2015 year. That budget includes funds for general government, police, fire and rescue, 911, emergency medical services, streets, the water company and more.