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Today's News

  • City School Board has re-vote for superintendent

    After a re-vote yesterday morning, Mike Deaton is still Campbellsville Independent Schools' new superintendent.

    Board members re-cast their votes for superintendent in a special meeting at 7:30 Wednesday morning.

    Board member Pat Hall made the motion to appoint Deaton, with Board member Mitch Overstreet's second. Hall, Overstreet, Board member Suzanne Wilson and Board chair Angie Johnson voted "yes," while Board member Barkley Taylor cast the lone "no" vote.

    Wednesday's meeting was a result of the Board's private vote on Friday.

  • Taylor Board begins superintendent interviews

    The Taylor County School Board will begin interviewing superintendent candidates during a special meeting Friday.

    Neither the number of candidates being interviewed nor their names is being released.

    The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Taylor County Board of Education office on East Broadway. Interviews are done in closed session.

  • Stacking 'em high

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department's annual pancake breakfast was held Saturday.

  • Update: City may set own occupational tax

    Campbellsville City Council set the wheels in motion to enact its own occupational tax and bill the County for its share of Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue and E-911.

    At a special meeting Monday, Councilman David Nunery asked City Attorney John Bertram to draft an ordinance that would bill the County for Rescue runs and E-911 calls dispatched outside the City limits, as well as an ordinance that would enact a City occupational tax.

    The City is expected to consider both ordinances, as well as the actual occupational tax rate, at its regular meeting Monday.

  • TCHS Project Graduation committee seeking donations

    On May 22, more than 200 students will graduate from Taylor County High School. This year, the Taylor County High School PTSO will sponsor the annual Project Graduation celebration.  

    After the graduation ceremony, every graduate will have the opportunity to attend project graduation, which is a party that allows the graduates to celebrate graduation night in a safe and drug-free environment.

    Project graduation parties are successful because they offer free food, non-alcoholic drinks, games and prizes. 

  • Tiger and Lady Tiger Track & Field finish well in Richmond

    Several Campbellsville University Track & Field members made a strong showing at the recent Eastern Kentucky University Open.

    Senior Miranda Meeks made the A-standard for the NAIA and finished first in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:31.00.

    Meeks also broke the CU record in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:30.29.

    "I'm happy that Miranda has reached her goal on getting back to nationals," said Head Coach Joe Stockton.

    Detrick Briggs finished fourth in the triple jump and seventh in the long jump.

  • CU takes two at MSC Tourney

    Campbellsville University, rated eighth in the latest NAIA baseball poll, upended West Virginia Tech and the University of the Cumberlands to move into the championship game of the Mid-South Conference Tournament.

    Coach Beauford Sanders' Tigers (34-8) downed West Virginia Tech 16-2 on Sunday as Erie Mattos (seven innings) and Jon Bourassa (two) combined on a two-hitter.

    First-baseman Brian Chase paced Campbellsville with three hits and three runs batted in while shortstop Nick Bertolucci had two hits and three RBI.

  • Deaton named City Superintendent

    Mike Deaton is exchanging his principal's hat for that of superintendent.

    Deaton was named superintendent of Campbellsville Independent Schools shortly before 7 p.m. on Friday.

    A familiar face at Campbellsville Schools, Deaton has served as high school principal for the past two years.

    The Campbellsville School Board met in special session at 5 to finalize its selection of a new superintendent. Deaton was notified of the Board's decision in a telephone call while he was attending a track meet in Green County with his wife, Amy.

  • CU netters advance to NCCAA

    Georgetown and Lindsey Wilson eliminated the Campbellsville men and women, respectively, from the Mid-South Conference Tennis Tournament over the weekend, but the men will move on to NCCAA play May 4-7 in Marion, Ind. by virtue of their 10-5 overall record.

    Campbellsville's only two points in a 5-2 defeat came in men's doubles when Terry Caven and Zac Maylon combined for a 8-4 doubles' victory over Georgetown's Frankie Roberts and Carlos Del Valle.

    Pablo Numbela was a singles' winner (6-3, 6-4) over Miguel Reyes for Coach Kyle Caven's young Tiger squad.

  • Public record for April 27

    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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