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Today's News

  • TCHS students win at art competition

     

    Taylor County High School art students recently placed at the Caveland Regional Competition.

    Christa Thomas and Brittany Downey will advance to Kentucky all-state competition.

    Winners are Emily Swafford, third place in sculpture; Christa Thomas, best of show, first place in drawing, second place in mixed media and third place in painting; Megan Mullican and Rachel Roberts, honorable mention in painting; and Brittany Downey, first place in graphic design.

  • CU plans art scholarship competition

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is searching for talented high school seniors to compete for two art scholarships worth $6,000 each.

    The university's annual art scholarship competition and workshop will be Saturday, April 5, beginning at 10 a.m. in Room 100 of the Art Building.

    Performance grant scholarships will also be awarded to other students who might not be chosen for the competitive art scholarships.

  • TCES announces honor roll

    Taylor County Elementary School recently released its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Fourth Grade

  • ECTC to host information session for Taylor County residents

    For many Taylor County residents, it can be a struggle to determine whether the return on an investment of time and resources for college is worth it. Others might question whether they can succeed.

    However, it has been proven that those with a college degree earn considerably more than those who have a high school diploma or GED.

  • Public Record for April 3

    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.

    Traffic

    • Richard A. Appleby, speeding, completed diversion, no new violations, dismissed.

    • Jeremy Grigsby, improper equipment, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Corbins to celebrate anniversary

     

    David and Jewell Corbin of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, April 13.

    A reception for the couple will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at First Church of God in Campbellsville. They request no gifts.

  • Williams, Wethington to wed

     

    Jenna Nichole Williams and Shannon Dewayne Wethington of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Williams is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chuck White of Campbellsville, and Kelly Williams and the late Eric Williams.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Campbellsville High School and a 2013 graduate of SCTCS nursing school. She is employed at Crossroads Family Medicine.

    Wethington is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Wethington of Liberty.

    He is a 2008 graduate of Casey County High School and is employed at R.J. Corman Railroad Group.

  • St. Baldrick's raises nearly $30,000

    The local St. Baldrick's organization has raised nearly $30,000 for children's cancer research.

    This year, according to organizer Donna Wise, $12,500 was raised online, $12,000 was collected at the St. Baldrick's Shaving for a Cure event on March 22 and $4,000 was raised at the Color To Conquer race on March 15.

    Wise said this year's fundraising brings the community's six-year St. Baldrick's total to $269,670.

    There will be a private auction this summer, Wise said, to raise more money for children's cancer research.

  • Early Days for 4-3

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 1, 2004

    When Ray Holt woke up at his home in Mannsville on the morning of April 3, 1974, he had no idea he would lose his service station and feed mill that same day. He also had no idea that he would experience a storm that is still talked about 30 years later. According to a website devoted to the tornados of April 3, 1974, between 4:40 p.m. and midnight on April 3, at least 26 vicious tornados struck Kentucky, in the worst storm disaster in the state's history.

  • My fork goes where?

     

    It's something our parents tried to instill in us all. But it's also something some of us have forgotten over the years. And now, with people being as busy as they are, it might have gone by the wayside entirely.

    I went to a dining etiquette workshop on Monday afternoon at Campbellsville University. Look in Monday's issue for photos from the event.