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Today's News

  • The Ole Mill Shop hosts grand opening

    The Ole Mill Shop has opened inside Dunning Lumber on U.S. 68 near Black Gnat.

    Dedra Dunning has worked as a paralegal but says she always wanted to have her own store. After she and her husband, Butch, bought the sawmill last year, the opportunity arose for her to use the front of the business as a store.

    The Ole Mill Shop carries unique home decor items, gift items, jewelry, candles and lots of seasonal decor for outside and inside the home.

    Dunning Lumber sells metal and trusses and complete barn packages.

  • Guthrie's Traveling Help Desk to visit Taylor County

    Congressman Brett Guthrie's Traveling Help Desk will visit Taylor County on Thursday, Aug. 27 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Taylor County District Courtroom in Campbellsville. 

    Field Representative Phyllis Causey will be available to meet with constituents personally and help with concerns. No appointments are necessary. 

  • Teens, get ready to have your say

    In just a few weeks, a group of energetic Campbellsville and Taylor County high school students will give Central Kentucky News-Journal readers a peek into the world of today's teenagers.

    The News-Journal's Teen Editorial Board will soon begin work on its sixth consecutive year of "Insight," our monthly teen page.

  • Youth get a taste of work in summer program

    It helped dozens of local teens and young adults get a taste of the working life. It also gave businesses some free help for the summer.

    More than 50 young people worked at numerous community businesses in Kentucky's Summer Youth Employment Program.

  • Court to advise constables of fee

    Constables will soon receive a letter about an ordinance that requires anyone who serves civil papers to pay a $10 fee to the County.

    At Tuesday's regular Fiscal Court meeting, Magistrate John Gaines told the Court about a discussion at an Aug. 4 meeting of the Court's Law Enforcement Committee.

  • What goes around comes around

    Even in times of economic uncertainty, Taylor Countians step up to the plate for causes they believe in. Recent Campbellsville Athletic Booster and Taylor County Food Pantry fundraisers are proof of that.

    The fifth annual Campbellsville University Athletics Booster Auction and Dinner raised $11,672, roughly a third of its annual operating budget.

    The CU Boosters help support athletics and the money raised will help purchase uniforms and other athletic supplies for all the sports programs, according to Chuck Vaughn, director of the Big Maroon Club.

  • Public record for Aug. 10

    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

  • Property transfers for Aug. 6

    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.

  • Free diabetes classes scheduled

    Several free diabetes management classes have been planned for July and August.

    The classes will be at the Taylor County Health Department.

    Each will provide nutrition information, a snack and door prizes.

    A night class will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11.

    For more information, contact the Taylor County Health Department at 465-4191 Ext. 270.

     

  • Food Pantry receives $3,895 from fundraiser

    The Taylor County Food Pantry has received nearly a month's worth of operating expenses from Sunday's fundraiser at Colton's Steak House & Grill.

    According to Taylor County Ministerial Association Treasurer Ted Beam, the fundraiser brought in $3,895. On average, the pantry spends about $5,000 a month feeding those in need.