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Today's News

  • Budget: City passes resolution waiving County contributions to Rescue, E-911

    Discussion of the City/County occupational tax agreement took center stage at Monday night's City Council meeting.

    The City and County have been discussing budget options due to an expected shortfall in the County's jail budget. Last month, Fiscal Court members had first reading of an ordinance to break the occupational tax agreement with the City.

  • Chase-powered baseball Tigers clinch another title

    The No. 10-rated Campbellsville University baseball Tigers have once again clinched a regional berth as they swept St. Catharine College on the road.

    The win for coach Beauford Sanders' Tigers moved them to 29-7 overall and 15-1 in the Mid-South Conference. The Tigers will be the No. 1 seed in the Mid-South Conference Tournament the end of this month.

    In the two-game sweep, Ian Pick and Marc Wilson both moved to 6-0 on the season.

    Wilson was especially dominant, allowing just one run in the complete-game effort.

  • Property transfers for April 9

    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.

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

  • Campbellsville U. hosting variety of sports on campus

    Campbellsville University's baseball and softball teams are dominating Mid-South Conference play, but there is also basketball and football occurring big-time on campus.

    The Kentucky All Stars will host try-outs Friday and Saturday.

    The girls' team will have scrimmages tomorrow from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m.

    The boys' squad, which includes Courier-Journal second-team all-state guard Chase Cox of Taylor County, will work out tomorrow from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m.

  • 'Whenever you have a partnership [and] there's money involved, there's always someone unhappy.'

    The County's occupational tax agreement with the City will remain in tact, though the Court will not contribute to Rescue or E-911 next year.

    Tuesday night's regular Fiscal Court meeting again addressed the expected shortfall in the County's 2009-2010 budget.

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers said several proposals as to how to solve the shortfall have been denied by City officials. One such offer was to take over operation of E-911 and Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue, though he said that, too, was also denied.

  • RECC customers no longer have to read meters

    Taylor County RECC customers who have forgotten to read their electric meters won't have to worry about it any longer.

    RECC announced recently that, as of April 1, its customers no longer have to read their own meters. The company's May bills will reflect the change.

    According to Ann Beard, RECC's manager of member services, the change was made in an effort to keep up with today's technology.

    Beard said RECC was one of the few - if not one of the last - companies to require customers to read their own meters.

  • Group lets young musicians perform at the national level

    The rhythmic thump of drums echoes throughout Taylor County Elementary School, mixing with the ring of xylophones. It's Friday night and Speed Percussion is hard at work.

    A percussion group made up of about 30 musicians ranging in age from 14 to 22, Speed Percussion formed in the fall of 2007.

    The purpose, co-founder Patrick Brady says, was "to let young musicians perform at the national level of music sport/art."

    The majority of the members hail from Taylor, Marion and Russell county schools and Campbellsville University.

  • Last CU organ recital is April 14

    Campbellsville University will host the final Noontime Organ Recital of the semester Tuesday, April 14 in Ransdell Chapel at 12:20 p.m. The chapel is at 401 N. Hoskins Ave.

    The 30-minute program will be devoted to instruments with organ and will feature CU professors Dr. William Land, who plays the trumpet; Dr. William Budai, who plays the piano; Dr. Mark Bradley, baritone; Dr. Lisa R. McArthur, who plays the flute; and Dr. Wesley Roberts, organist.

    The program will present the music of Martini, Franck, Svendsen and Schocker.

  • Judd Kids Corner

    Landon Matthew Judd is the 3-month-old son of Tim and Jamie Edwards Judd of Greensburg. His grandparents are Cynthia D. Milby and Pat and Judy Judd, all of Greensburg, and Tony and Sharon Edwards of Lawrenceburg. Great-grandparents are Loretta Edwards and Lilburn and Inez Kelly, all of Greensburg, Mary F. Milby of Summersville and the late Buck Edwards, Theodore Milby and Jimmie and Rena Judd.

  • Dave Ramsey spreads message of hope through nationwide town hall meeting

    Join Dave Ramsey, nationally syndicated radio talk show host and New York Times best-selling author, for a nationwide town hall meeting and discover what's happening with the economy, how we got here and where we're going.

    The meeting, titled Town Hall for Hope, will take place Thursday, April 23 at 8 p.m.

    Town Hall for Hope will be broadcast live in Campbellsville at Living Grace Church, located at 1 Living Grace Drive in Campbellsville. For more information or to register, contact Allen Gaddis at 403-4000 or allen@gaddco.com.