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Today's News

  • Gospel singing is Sunday, June 28

    The 16th annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration gospel singing will be Sunday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The Noblemen, 4-Given and Joymakers will perform at the free event. The public is invited to attend.

    For more information, visit www.campbellsvillefourthofjuly.com.

  • Annual tractor show planned for July 4

    The 25th annual Community Trust Bank tractor show is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 4, on First Street near the Taylor County Courthouse.

    The event will feature antique tractors, gas engines, old farm equipment and toys for sale. The show is open to anyone, and those with antique tractors can also participate in the Fourth of July parade.

    Those who wish to participate in the parade should meet at Water Tower Bypass. Signs will be posted. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Registration for the show will begin after the parade.

  • Education shouldn't bury students in loan debt

    About 1.6 million students will graduate from college this year, according to The National Center for Education Statistics. They will be searching for full-time work, but the odds are stacked against them. Although the job market is improving, competition is fierce and jobs are scarce and the U.S. Labor Department says unemployment among 2013 graduates is still high at 10.9 percent. In addition to those concerns, college graduates are saddled with student loan debt - it has passed the trillion-dollar mark - and often credit card debt.

  • Angels sweep Reds at Miller Park

     

    The Angels, with a regular-season record of 12-4 swept the Reds 18-6 on Monday  and 27-6 on Tuesday to claim the Minor League (9-10-year-old) baseball championship at Miller Park.
    The Reds made the best-of-three championship series with a 10-6 worksheet.

  • VMP softball results (June 16-19)

    Men’s Church League
    June 16 results

    Elk Horn Baptist (18) — Vaughn 2 doubles; Rucker single, double; Lacey single, double; Payton single, homer; Campbell single, triple; M. Hazel single, triple; J. Hazel 2 singles; Vineyard (8) — Caven 3 singles; W. Hollingsworth homer.

  • TC’s Gumm honored in Wyoming

     

  • Public Record for June 23

    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.

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    • Shirley A. Nall, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Lunch prices increase at Taylor County schools

    It will cost students a bit more to eat lunch in the cafeteria when they return to Taylor County Schools in August.

    Taylor County School Board members unanimously approved a 15-cent increase for paid lunches at its regular meeting on June 10.

    The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 requires districts to review their paid lunch prices every year. Districts that charge less for full price lunches than the federal reimbursement rate for free lunches are mandated to gradually increase the price to close the gap.

  • CU School of Education has pinning ceremony

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Donna Hedgepath, dean of the Campbellsville University School of Education, told the School of Education graduates God has a purpose and plan for their lives at the group's recent pinning and hooding of graduates in Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    Hedgepath told the students they can make a difference.

  • TCHS students honored at band banquet

    Taylor County High School students were recently honored during the band's annual banquet.

    Seniors honored were Hunter Cowherd, Marshall Steele, Clayton Rule, David Richerson, Tyler Rushing, Dillyn Graham, Bryan Rule, Austin Evans, Mitchell Tinnell, Brianna Handy, Brookylan Cox, Dakota Morgan, Hayley VanMeter, MaKayla Mardis, Chelsea Mehegan and Sara Beth Matney.