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Today's News

  • Two injured in KY 76 crash

    Two Campbellsville residents were injured Sunday in a one-vehicle crash on KY 76.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Kayla Wethington, 17, of 1923 Reids Chapel Road was traveling northbound at 7:15 p.m. when she lost control of her 2006 Mazda.

    The report states that Wethington's vehicle spun into a ditch and overturned several times.

    Wethington and her passenger, Megan Rakes, were transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by private vehicle. They were treated and released.

  • Fort Knox Federal again rated among nation's top credit unions

    The National Credit Union Administration has again ranked Fort Knox Federal Credit Union in the highest percentiles for net worth, investment yield and return on assets among the 4,759 federal credit unions nationwide.

    For the third quarter ending Sept. 30, Fort Knox Federal reported quarterly net income of $4 million and a year-to-date net income of $11.2 million, placing it in the Top 4 percent of all credit unions.

  • First United Methodist to offer 'The Grand Sweep'

    First United Methodist Church will offer "The Grand Sweep," a program that reads through the entire Bible in a year.

    Participants' understanding of the Bible will increase and their faith will grow stronger.

    One-hour classes will meet at 6:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. The cost is $12 for the companion book, "The Grand Sweep."

    Reading will begin on Jan. 1. Stop by the church office for the reading schedule. This opportunity is open to people of all faiths.

  • Courthouse mural in the works

    Taylor County's courthouse square will soon get another facelift.

    A mural depicting a Civil War scene will adorn the side of the courthouse, paid for entirely with grant money and a donation.

    In May, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers announced that Campbellsville and Taylor County had received an $8,000 grant from the Southern & Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association to pay for the Civil War mural project.

    Donna Logsdon, downtown development coordinator, wrote the grant application.

  • Alsager announces jailer candidacy

    Democrat Nick Alsager has announced his candidacy for Taylor County jailer.

    Alsager said he will "fight for what's best for the City, County and the people who live and work here to keep Campbellsville economics moving forward and flourishing."

    Income, Alsager said, should be the Taylor County Detention Center's primary concern.

    "I believe we need a jailer who can get the job done with a firm grip on procedures and proper accordance to state and federal guidelines in concerns to all inmates, both local and state."

  • Circuit Court Action

    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 Judge Dan Kelly's Oct. 27 docket:

  • Reynolds

    Ancil and Jewel Reynolds will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Dec. 24.

    They will be celebrating with their six children and their spouses, Michael and Patti Reynolds, Libby and Billy Joe Fudge, Terry and Ellen Reynolds, Duane and Margaret Reynolds, Steven and Patty Reynolds and Todd and Vonda Reynolds.

    The couple also have 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, who will be celebrating with them.

     

  • Taylor Regional Home Health supports food pantry

    Taylor Regional Home Health made a donation to the Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry in lieu of exchanging gifts this year. Betty Judd, left, clinical manager of Taylor Regional Home Health, presents the check to Edith Richardson, food pantry volunteer.

  • Football, soccer and baseball field upgrades start at CU

    The project that will ultimately lead to night games for football, soccer and baseball and artificial turf for football and soccer, drew its first dirt Monday when holes for the light poles began to be drilled at Finley Stadium.

  • Lobb named to The Best Lawyers in America

    Campbellsville native James Lobb of Weber and Rose P.S.C. was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in "The Best Lawyers in America 2010" to recognize his work in real estate law.

    Best Lawyers bases its listings on a peer-review survey of the legal profession in which attorneys nationwide are asked to rate the top practitioners in their areas of practice in their jurisdictions.

    Because listings are based on the votes of other lawyers and cannot be bought, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.