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Today's News

  • TCES gym re-opens after several days

    The morning of Tuesday, Jan. 5 started like any other at Taylor County Elementary School. But the day turned sour quickly.

    "I was told there was some backup under the stage," said Principal Brian Clifford.

    A drain was blocked and raw sewage had seeped into the school's gymnasium and into two storage rooms - one housing instructional materials and the other PTA materials. Clifford said there was 6 inches of raw sewage standing in the drain.

    The Taylor County Health Department was called.

  • Ballinger brilliant in Lady Tiger road win

    Whitney Ballinger did everything but sell popcorn at Tuesday night’s Campbellsville University Lady Tiger at Lindsey Wilson basketball game.

    However, the junior from Car roll County did have 33 points, 22 rebounds, five blocked shots, four assists and three steals in 36 minutes of action as coach Ginger Colvin’s club won 83-67 to go to 18-1 on the season and 3-0 in the Mid-South Conference.

    Mackenzie Lee (11) and Courtney Danis (10) also reached double digits in scoring for Campbellsville.

  • Harris, Bishop spark Tigers past Lindsey

    Campbellsville University trailed by eight (33-28) before scoring 29 of the final 34 points to down Lindsey Wilson College 57-38 on Thursday night in Columbia.

    Coach Keith Adkins’ Tigers, who improved to 14-5 overall and 2-1 vs. Mid-South Conference foes, were led by reserve Caleb Harris’ 18 points, including four three-pointers, while T.J. Bishop and Nestor Colmenares added 10 points apiece.

    Bishop had several key baskets down the stretch while Colmenares also collected nine rebounds, seven off the defensive boards.

  • Eagles blast Bardstown in Fifth Region All "A" Classic

    Campbellsville downed Bardstown 73-56 in boys’ action while Bardstown upended CHS’ Lady Eagles 56-28 in Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All “A” Classic semifinal action on Tuesday at Campbellsville High.

    The Eagles rode the first-half play of juniors Matthew Davis and Jordan Percell to produce leads of 14-4, 22-9 and 41-25 (at the intermission).

    Davis scored 15 of his game-high 22 points in the first half while Percell tallied 10 of his 14 in the first two quarters. (Percell also had eight boards.)

  • TC, Marion divide hoop doubleheader

    Taylor County High School’s boys’ team posted its first district win of the season as the Cardinals conquered Marion County 67-56 on the road Friday night.

    However, the Lady Cardinals fell 75-35 to Marion County, the state’s top-rated girls’ squad, in the first game.

    The Cardinal boys (10-9) fell behind 7-0 and could manage only 18 first-half points.

    But coach Troy Young’s troops put up 49 points (24 in the third quarter and 25 in the fourth) to win by double digits.

  • Public record for Jan. 25

    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

  • TRH to offer life support class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers new and recertification course on Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 1 to 5 p.m.

    Basic Life Support will describe the particular phases of emergency cardiac care that prevents circulatory or respiratory arrest (or insufficiency) through prompt recognition and intervention, early entry into the EMS system or both and externally supports the circulation and respiration of a victim of cardiac or pulmonary arrest through BLS.

  • Cox interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Campbellsville University's WLCU TV-4 will air a "Dialogue on Public Issues" show with Dr. Gary Cox, president of the Association of Kentucky Independent Colleges and Universities.

    The show will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.

     

  • Same old party, same 'older' Mom

    When a group of 10-year-old little girls can get the best of me, I'm getting old.

    This past weekend was my daughter's 10th birthday. That also means that it was her sixth sleepover.

    For some unknown reason when Madison turned 5, I agreed to her suggestion that she should be able to invite that many girls. And when she turned 6, that's how many friends she invited. When she turned 8, thank goodness, we put a cap on the invitation list.

  • Wolford-Newberry

    Jennifer Dawn Wolford and Trevor Patrick Newberry, both of Tallahassee, Fla., have announced their engagement.

    Wolford is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dale Wolford of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Joyce Wolford of Campbellsville, Wade Bailey of Liberty and the late W.D. Wolford and Margaret Bailey.

    Newberry is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Newberry of Panama City Beach, Fla. His grandparents are Nick and Patti Ranone of Panama City, Fla.

    They are planning a September wedding. Invitations will be sent.