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Today's News

  • King interview to air on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    Dr. Robert L. King, left, president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, was interviewed by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, for his television show, "Dialogue on Public Issues," on Aug. 31. The interview will air on CU's WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 1:30 and 6 p.m.

     

  • Taylor County Bank announces junior management program

    In an effort to develop the skills necessary for future bank management positions, Taylor County Bank recently launched its new junior management program.

    The four-month intensive online training course is designed to give insight into the decision-making processes and policies that are required of upper-level management.

    Each candidate had to pass a comprehensive exam upon completion of the program, which substantiates their proficiency.

  • Eagles take cross-town game

    Coach Rodney Turpin said a key for success would be to keep from giving up the big play.

    Campbellsville (1-2) quickly demonstrated his concern was valid when Joe McKenzie returned the opening kickoff 94 yards to get the Eagles on the board 12 seconds into the game. The Eagles would use timely conversions throughout the night to frustrate their rivals.

    After an opening three-and-out series, the Cardinals fell victim again, as Thomas Downs converted on third down from 53 yards out to give the Eagles a 12-0 lead only 3 minutes into the contest.

  • Greensburg man arrested after altercation

    A Greensburg man was arrested and charged with first-degree wanton endangerment and tampering with physical evidence after an altercation in Campbellsville on Friday night.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers received a call at 10:38 p.m. about a man with a gun in a parking lot on First Street. At the scene, officers discovered that Terry L. Bishop, 20, of Greensburg had allegedly pointed a rifle and threatened Robert L. Anderson, 21, also of Greensburg. Bishop had fled the scene.

  • Police buy state-of-the-art tools with stimulus funds

    Campbellsville Police officers are a little more high-tech, thanks to some federal stimulus funds.

    Campbellsville Police Department received $32,000 in Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant funds to buy a reflective ultraviolet imaging system to detect fingerprints and a computerized composite sketch program.

    Campbellsville Police Chief Dennis Benningfield said both pieces of equipment will be valuable tools for officers.

    The fingerprint machine, which can also take a picture of fingerprints, is a rarity, Benningfield said.

  • CU to display musical instruments

    Campbellsville University's Art Gallery, located at 205 University Drive, is featuring the exhibit "The Many Faces of Musical Instruments," through Friday, Sept. 11.

    The exhibit, created by Dr. Han Kuo-Huang, former professor of music at Northern Illinois University, features a collection of musical instruments from all around the world.

    A reception for Kuo-Huang will be in the Art Gallery on Tuesday, Sept. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.

  • Fall festival planned for Sept. 12

    The second annual Fall Heritage Festival at The Homeplace on Green River will be Saturday Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    The festival will have heritage activities such as a corn maze, a blacksmith, quilt displays, a hay castle, food vendors and more.

    Those who attend will see apples pressed for juice, a blacksmith make items how they were made before electricity was invented, quilts made by hand, how to make items from clay, and more.

  • First noontime organ recital is Sept. 8

    Nevalyn Price Moore, who retired in 2008 after 28 years as part of the Campbellsville University School of Music faculty, will lead off the Noontime Organ Recital Series on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 12:20 p.m. in CU's Ransdell Chapel.

    Her recital will include works by Gerald Near, J.S. Bach, Noel Goemanne and Jean Langlai. Moore formerly dedicated the organ in Ransdell Chapel during her tenure at CU.

  • 'Come Paint With Us' event is Tuesday, Sept. 8

    A "Come Paint With Us" event will be offered at the Taylor County Extension Office beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m.

    Any person who wants to paint with acrylics is invited to this organizational meeting.

    Everyone from seasoned artists to those who have never picked up a brush is welcome to attend. Those attending can bring paint and brushes if they have them.

    Those wishing to attend should call 465-4511 to help organizers plan the event.

  • Property transfers for Sept. 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 "Property Transfers" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Adam and Holly Wood of Elk Horn Road in Campbellsville to Kevin and Rita Spires of Elliott Ridge in Elk Horn, tract 1 of the Wood Division, 2.9196 acres, $16,081.50.