Today's News

  • Green River Lake's "Big Oak" Tree Falls


  • TCES names Leader in Me winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Leader in Me award winners for the week of Sept. 22.

    They are Cameron Burton, Hayden Heseman, Kaylie Allen, Peyton Godsey and Lylah Curry.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Sep. 26.

    They are kindergartener John Zottman, second-graders Daelan Nichols and Thomas Fritz, third-grader Hayden Hessman and fifth-grader Maggie Rigsby.

  • CU buys property near dining hall


    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is the new owner of the Chandler property next door to Winters Dining Hall. The house had been empty for several years. While it was for sale, the price of the property remained higher than the university was able to work into its budget.

    Nothing happened with the property until two men began working together.

  • Conservation contest details announced

    For 70 years, young Kentuckians have been participating in the Conservation Writing and Jim Claypool Conservation Art contests.

    Sponsors of the contest are the Kentucky Division of Conservation, Kentucky Farm Bureau, and local conservation districts. This year's theme is "Protect Kentucky's Soil."

    The contest is open to all students in the county, including home-schooled students. The deadline is Dec. 1 for the top three art and/or writing entries from each school to be delivered to the local Conservation District office.

  • Public Record for Oct. 9

    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.


    • Matthew T. Cash, failure to wear seat belts, dismissed; driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, $743, alcohol education program, license suspended for 90 days.

  • Early Days for 10-9



    Oct. 7, 2004

    Nearly 300 worn and tattered United States flags were burned Sunday at American Legion Post 82 as part of a flag disposal ceremony.

    Dean and Sherri Rhodes will celebrate their wedding anniversary on Oct. 10. A reception will be given in their honor from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    Sydney Mings celebrated her first birthday on May 8 at home with her family and friends. She is the daughter of Kevin and Cheryl Mings.

  • CHS Class of 1959 hosts reunion


    Campbellsville High School Class of 1959 recently hosted a reunion at Campbellsville Country Club.

    Those attending, front, from left, are Kay Knifley Howell, Sue Tucker Buck, Nancy Bloyd Nolley, Carolyn Bost Crabtree, Lynda Parrott Spoonmore, Imogene Isaacs, Fran Homer Fletcher, Alyce Conver Hutchins, Virginia Edrington Holt, Joyce McCubbin Wells, Judith Whitley Overstreet and Mary Gaddie Harmon.

  • TCHS Class of 1962 hosts reunion


    TCHS Class of 1962 hosted a reunion at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church Family Life Center on Aug. 30.

    Front, from left, are Sandra Cave Rainwater, Julia Cave Richerson, Rebecca Sallee Adams, Brenda Harmon Moody, Ruth Ann Montgomery Cowherd, Faye Rafferty Osborne and Linda Goodin Williams.

  • Birth Announcements for October 9

    Stiphena Collins and Billy Melton of Greensburg announce the birth of a son, Hunter Lee Melton, at 2:50 a.m. on Sept. 19 at Taylor Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.

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    Misty Kaye and Jeffrey Richard Rice of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Presley Rice, at 10:04 a.m. on Sept. 23 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.