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Today's News

  • CU to stage "9 to 5"

     

    Campbellsville University's Theater Department and Town Hall Productions will stage Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" the musical, starting today, Thursday, Oct. 9.

    Performances will be in the Russ Mobley Theater on campus tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m., tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

    "9 to 5" was originally a movie, which Parton made into an iconic musical in 2008. The story revolves around three women, Doralee, Violet and Judy, as they try to get rid of their oppressive boss.

  • CU to stage "9 to 5"

     

    Campbellsville University's Theater Department and Town Hall Productions will stage Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" the musical, starting today, Thursday, Oct. 9.

    Performances will be in the Russ Mobley Theater on campus tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m., tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

    "9 to 5" was originally a movie, which Parton made into an iconic musical in 2008. The story revolves around three women, Doralee, Violet and Judy, as they try to get rid of their oppressive boss.

  • Coming home

     

    I can't believe it's been nearly 10 years since I graduated from college.

    I remember my college days well. Sleeping in because I had late classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Working a job at a store in town and being a writer for the campus newspaper. Being able to go home before dark on the days I didn't have to work.

    College years are full of carefree days when your most important job is figuring out what you want to do with your life.

  • A week to celebrate newspapers

    It's a week to celebrate in the newspaper industry. Oct. 5-11 is recognized as National Newspaper Week, and as times are changing in our business in many ways, we continue to approach our work with pride in the product we present to you.

    Today, many people look at the newspaper industry, and the first thing that comes to mind is, "Newspapers are a thing of the past."

  • Newton faces Wise for county sheriff

     

    Two people want the job of protecting Taylor Countians, but voters will decide which candidate they want in charge.

    On Nov. 4, voters will be asked to vote for either current Taylor County Sheriff Allen Newton to continue in his duties, or for challenger Paul Wise to take over.

    Central Kentucky News-Journal staff members sent questionnaires to all candidates who filed in contested races on this year's general election ballot.

  • Couple named state's tree farmers of the year

     

    Standing on the 1,500 acres, the land is quiet and still. The peace of the open area permeates throughout the farm.

    But soon, nearly 100 people make their way through the farm, after seeing firsthand just what makes it so special.

    Harry and Karen Pelle of Bradfordsville recently received the Kentucky Tree Farmer of the Year award at the Kentucky Forest Industries Association meeting.

    The Pelles operate their tree farm on property that has been owned by their family for decades. And they say receiving the award is truly an honor.

  • Final tobacco buyout payments coming

     

    Ten years after the tobacco buyout, producers who opted for 10-year annual payments are expected to receive the final 5-percent of their last payment around Oct. 30.

    Pat Hardesty, county extension agent for Agriculture & Natural Resources, said about half of tobacco producers opted for the Tobacco Transition Payment Program in 2004. The other half took a discounted lump sum offered by Farm Credit Services and some banks in exchange for their annual payments.

  • Man charged in murder-for-hire attempt

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with attempting to hire people to kill a local woman.

    Timothy R. Davis, 27, of Lyon Street, was arrested Saturday at about 1:30 a.m. at his home.

    According to his arrest warrant, Davis is accused of making numerous threats while he was incarcerated at the Taylor County Detention Center to kill a local woman when he was released. The warrant states that Davis also allegedly attempted to hire other inmates to murder the woman.

  • Lady Cardinals seventh after state golf first day

     

  • CHS, TCHS face stern district tests

    Campbellsville’s and Taylor County’s gridiron groups will be heavy underdogs when they battle district foes on Friday night in week seven of high school football.
    Taylor County (2-4), coming off its first district win since 2010, hosts Lexington Catholic which upended previously-unbeaten Boyle County 26-17 last week.