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Today's News

  • CU to host Marciano Santos in concert Sept. 10

    Marciano Santos, a 2001 graduate of Campbellsville University will perform Friday, Sept. 10 in concert at 8 p.m. at The Gheens Recital Hall in the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    Admission is free, and the public is invited.

    Santos will perform a voice concert featuring hymn arrangements and Brazilian songs with works by Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Verdi and Dubois.

    Santos received his master of arts in music degree in December 2001.

  • Louisville Youth Orchestra to host auditions

    Louisville Youth Orchestra will host auditions for its 52nd season in late August and early September. Auditions are for musicians through age 21 who play any orchestral instrument.

    Students should have a solo of about two minutes in length prepared and be ready to play selected scales.

  • Public record for Sept. 2

    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.

    District Civil Settled

  • CU 1975 graduate to speak at Sept. 8 chapel

    The Rev. Gerald J. Joiner, a 1975 graduate of Campbellsville University and pastor of Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville, will be the guest speaker at the chapel service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 in the Ransdell Chapel.

    He will speak to the student body, faculty and staff, and the address is open to the public.

    Joiner has served as pastor of Zion Missionary Baptist Church since January 2006.

  • Public record for Aug. 30

    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.

    Small Claims Settled

  • School tax hearings are Tuesday

    Both local public school systems will have hearings Tuesday on tax rates that could see residents paying more.

    Campbellsville Independent School Board will host its hearing at 5 p.m. at the Board office on South Columbia. The purpose of the hearing is for public comments regarding a proposed general fund tax levy of 45.7 cents on real and personal property.

    The amount includes a 4 percent increase over last year's rate, which is the maximum allowed by state law without being subject to voter recall.

  • Business suffers moderate smoke damage

    An East Broadway business suffered moderate smoke damage Wednesday.

    According to a Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department news release, firefighters responded to a report of a building fire at Salon 68 at about 8:15 a.m.

    According to the release, a flat iron was left on all night, melting a workstation tabletop. The building suffered only smoke damage.

    Eight firefighters responded with three trucks.

  • Resident charged with sexual abuse

    A Campbellsville resident has been charged with sexual abuse.

    Jennifer B. Rogers, 33, of 14 Vintage Lane was cited on Friday, Aug. 20 by Kentucky State Police.

    Rogers was charged with five counts of second-degree sexual abuse.

    According to court records, Rogers is accused of having sexual contact with a parolee while under her supervision with the Department of Probation and Parole from Sept. 15, 2009, to Oct. 30, 2009.

    Rogers pleaded not guilty to the charges in Taylor District Court last Monday. A pretrial conference was set for Sept. 27.

  • CHS controls TC in Battle of the Birds

    Juniors Tashaun Hoskins and Alex Brunelle spearheaded the Campbellsville offense and the Eagle defense held Taylor County to 28 total yards in posting a 22-0 victory at Campbellsville University’s Ron Finley Stadium on Friday night.

    “I was really pleased with our defense and how (quarterback) Alex Brunelle has come along,” Eagle coach Jay Cobb said after his first win in three tries at CHS.

    “We’re getting a little better,” Cobb analyzed. “But we’re still not sustaining things like base-blocking and blocking on the edges.

  • Flu vaccines expected to be plentiful this year

    Flu season is approaching and health department officials say there should be enough flu vaccine for everyone this year.

    In a news release, Dr. Christine Weyman, medical director at Lake Cumberland District Health Department, says the vaccine to fight the flu is already available.

    " ... And everyone who wants to be protected should receive it," she stated.

    According to Weyman, the flu is a viral disease that kills from 3,000 to 49,000 people each year in the United States.