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Today's News

  • Salmon crowned Miss Teen Bell County

    Brittany Salmon of Campbellsville won the 2009 Miss Teen Bell County Fair pageant. She is the daughter of Kristie and Jonathan Hunt. Salmon will represent Bell County at the 2009 Kentucky State Teen Pageant in October in Louisville. She also won the overall formal wear and sports wear competitions.

  • VMP softball standings

    Men’s Church

    East Division

    Columbia Nazarene    4-0

    Elk Horn Baptist    4-0

    Freedom Baptist    2-2

    Campbellsville Baptist    2-3

    First Baptist    1-3

    Vineyard    1-4

    West Division

    Living Grace 1    4-1

    Summersville Baptist    4-1

    Campbellsville Christian    3-1

    Woodlawn Christian    3-2

  • Holmes tees off Thursday at 1:14 in U.S. Open

    John "J.B." Holmes will play in his ninth major tourney today when the 2001 Taylor County High School graduate plays in the U.S. Open in Farmingdale, N.Y.

    The 27-year-old Holmes will play today and tomorrow with Alvaro Quiros and Nick Watney from Las Vegas.

    His threesome will be three groups ahead of Kenny Perry's pairing with Rocco Mediate and Tom Lehman.

    Television coverage will be on ESPN and NBC. That schedule can be found below in Holmes' update, which is run weekly in the CKNJ.

    Holmes in major tourneys

  • Circuit Court Action for May 28

    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.

    On Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram's April 21 docket:

  • City occupational tax starts July 1

    Beginning July 1, those working in Campbellsville will pay a City occupational tax in addition to a countywide tax.

    During a special meeting Saturday morning, Campbellsville City Council passed a 1 percent occupational tax. The current countywide tax, which the City and County will cease to split on June 30 is also 1 percent.

    Before Council members began their discussion, resident Tonya Young spoke against the occupational tax.

  • One injured in two-vehicle collision

    A Campbellsville woman was injured Friday in a two-vehicle collision on KY 55.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Lindsay Osborne, 17, of 680 McVey Road in Campbellsville and Kimberly Dalton, 41, also of Campbellsville, were traveling north on KY 55.

    As the women were approaching the intersection with U.S. 68, Dalton slowed her 1999 Ford Ranger for traffic and Osborne struck her from behind with her 1990 Nissan Maxima.

  • Public record for June 15

    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 Filed

    09-S-038, filed 5/18/09; Cash Express LLC of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Melinda Alsager of Graham Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on contract, $360 and $91 in court costs.

  • County receives cemetery grants

    Taylor County has received six grants through the state Cemetery Preservation Fund.

    The County will receive a $1,600 grant, each, for the preservation of Brown-Newton Cemetery, Chandler Cemetery, Pleasant Union Cemetery, Saloma Cemetery, Sprowles-Burress Cemetery and Spurlington UMC Cemetery.

    For more on this story, see Thursday's print edition.

  • Property transfers for June 11

    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.

    Susan Despain of Wells Avenue in Campbellsville to Jason Simpson of Rustic Haven Drive in Campbellsville, Lot 15 of Rustic Haven Estates, $102,500.

  • One injured in motorcycle collision

    A Campbellsville man was injured Saturday in a motorcycle collision on East Finley Ridge Road.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Brad Milsap, 39, of Smith Ridge Road was traveling west on East Finley Ridge at 6:18 p.m.

    The report states that Milsap lost control of his motorcycle in a curve and crashed.

    For more on this story, see Thursday's print edition.