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Today's News

  • Much ado about something

    I'm writing this in the days leading up to Christmas. I'm a little more scatterbrained than usual, so I have few coherent thoughts about anything.

    With that in mind, here are a few ramblings about several things on my mind.

    Tiger Woods. A lot has happened in the news world of late, but all anyone really seems concerned about is Tiger Woods cheating on his wife.

  • Property transfers for Dec. 17

    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.

  • Girl Scout attend Festival of the Arts

    Taylor County Girl Scout Troop #222 attended the annual "Festival of the Arts" in Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 14. Six members of the troop attended events, which included mini scrapbooking, an IMAX movie at the Louisville Science Center and a tour of the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory. Pictured are, from left, Kim Davis, Brittany Rose, Sara Clark, Meredith Johnson, Shelby Barnett and Samantha Clark.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital presents service awards to Auxiliary volunteers

    Taylor Regional Hospital Auxiliary Volunteers hosted its annual awards luncheon on Dec. 1 in the hospital's meeting room.

    With 49 workers, the Auxiliary has given 8,519 1/2 volunteer hours in 2009 to assist Taylor Regional Hospital by working at the information desk, surgery department, emergency department, radiology department, cancer center, gift shop and as greeter.

    The auxiliary also collected canned food items to be donated to the local food pantry as part of their service to the community.

  • Grace Notes

    When I met my husband he drove a totally hot car, a brand-new 1973 Mercury Comet GT, white with burnt orange pinstripes and burnt orange interior.

    And it had a manual transmission.

    Because we were young and newly in love and Barry had miles of patience, he attempted to teach me to drive it. It helped that we lived in Northern Maine, where there wasn't much to crash into except snow banks and caribou.

  • 2009 Sports Year In Review

    Campbellsville University making its first trip to the NAIA College Baseball World Series was just one of the huge highlights on the local sports scene in 2009.

    Here’s a month-by-month summary of some of the headline makers.

    January

    Campbellsville Eagles knock off previously-unbeaten LaRue County on the road.

    Taylor County uses 50 combined points from Chase Cox (26) and Leonard Macon (24) to down Campbellsville 65-43.

    Campbellsville’s girls’ break a 48-game district losing streak to upend Taylor County 60-53.

  • Circuit Court Action for Dec. 21

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "Circuit Court Action" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Nov. 17 docket:

  • Property transfers for Dec. 24

    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.

    Craig and Amanda South of Campbellsville to Jacob Ray Altman of Floyd Street in Campbellsville, Lots 52 and 56 of the Northside Subdivision, near Floyd Street, $84,500.

  • Did you know that you are already abundant?

    Now after reading the title of this article, you might wonder about my sanity. You might be saying to yourself, "Yeah right, I am already abundant. So where's it at?"

    Well, the short answer is, right in front of you.

    That's right, your abundance stares you in the face, each and every day, but if you are like most people, they never even see it.

    You see, if you live in pretty much ANY industrialized nation, you have so much abundance at your fingertips already that to some people it would seem outrageous for you to claim otherwise.

  • Sleeth interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Dr. Matthew Sleeth, a former emergency room physician, whose book, "Serve God, Save the Planet: A Christian Call to Action," highlights his new environmental awareness, was recently interviewed by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, on his show "Dialogue on Public Issues" on TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10.

    Sleeth resigned from his position as chief of the medical staff and director of the ER to lecture, write and preach about creation care and the environment.