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Today's News

  • Residents have many ways to follow legislative action

    As always, members of the public are welcome to attend legislative committee meetings and floor sessions while lawmakers are at the State Capitol for the General Assembly's 2010 session.

    But there are ways for residents to stay in touch with the legislative process even if they can't make the trip to Frankfort.

  • Two members of cocaine conspiracy sentenced

    Two men, one from Campbellsville, have been sentenced to five years in prison on cocaine conspiracy charges.

    According to a U.S. District Court news release, Campbellsville resident Eladio Pedroza Jr. aka "Junior," 30, and Jeffery Lynn Bivens, 25, of Cecilia, were sentenced to five years in prison for possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine.

    U.S. Attorney Candace G. Hill of the Western District of Kentucky made the announcement last week.

  • Wise headed for another Hall

    Campbellsville University’s all-time winningest coach and NAIA Hall of Famer is dragging down yet another top honor.

    Donna Wise, who won nearly 71 percent of her basketball games, will be inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame during an April ceremony in Louisville.

    “I’m just pleased for the program and the recognition that this might bring to it,” Wise said. “I’m happy for the players who contributed to my success and the university’s.

  • Circuit court action for Dec. 31

    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 Allan Bertram’s Oct. 13 docket:

  • Property transfers for Dec. 31

    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.

    Terry A. and Jill C. Dudgeon of Fairview Drive in Campbellsville to Kevin J. Warmath of Hunters Ridge Drive in Midway Park, N.C., a tract of land near KY 70, 29.4 acres, $50,000.

  • CU to host speaker, choir at MLK service

    Campbellsville University will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with two programs Wednesday, Jan. 20.

    David Cozart, a CU graduate who is administrator of development at the Urban League of Lexington/Fayette County, will speak at CU's chapel program at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20 in the Ransdell Chapel.

    Dr. Marvin McMickle, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and professor of homiletics at Ashland Theological Seminary, will be the featured speaker at CU's Martin Luther King Memorial Service on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

  • Eagles vault to 11-2

    Campbellsville improved to 3-0 in district play with an 81-73 victory over Marion County at home on Saturday and conquered LaRue County 67-49 in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium on Monday night.

    The Eagles (11-2) trailed by 13 points twice in the second quarter to Marion County before going on a 19-9 run to trail by only three (38-35) at half-time.

    CHS started the third quarter with an 11-6 spurt to gain the lead for good.

  • Rockholds guide grand champion colt

    Jennifer Rodgers and her father Fred Rockhold, who run Beta-Rock Stables in Taylor County, attended the American Trakehner Association Annual Meeting and Convention in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Nov. 4-8. They entered several horses in the Mare and Young Horse Show in conjunction with the convention.

    Mitinhaber, a yearling Trakehner colt, won the Yearling Colt class. He went on to win Grand Champion Colt for the entire show.

    Schezzauber, a 5-year-old Trakehner Mare, placed second in her class and went on to win Reserve Champion Mare for the entire show.

  • TRH to offer 'violence in the workplace' class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a "violence in the workplace" class Thursday, Jan. 7 from 8 to 10 a.m.

    This course is an overview of responses to potentially violent situations in a work setting, how to recognize a possibly dangerous situation and how to formulate a plan to defuse a violent action.

    All classes are in the TRH Learning & Resource Center at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville and are $10 for non-TRH team members. Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator, is the class presenter.

    To pre-register, call 789-5862.

  • Public record for Jan. 4

    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-123, filed 12/7/09; Cash Express LLC of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Patricia L. Collins of North Jackson in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on contract, $360 and $91 in court costs.