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Today's News

  • Haitian relief efforts welcome

    We've known for years that our community is made up of residents who care about others.

    From the various school and sports fundraisers our children participate in to community events such as Relay for Life and Crusade for Children, local residents never hesitate to dig deep into their pockets for others.

    And when there's not enough money to spare, our residents give of their time.

    With the devastating earthquake in Haiti, several local groups are spearheading donation drives to help victims. See the story on today's front page about what you can do to help.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    January 20, 2000

    James Earl and Virginia Smith will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 25, 2000.

    Paul and Anne Fraim spent the weekend in Radcliff celebrating the birthdays of Ssg and Mrs. Alan Arvin Pike. The families celebrated with dinners in Elizabethtown and Glendale.

    Billy and Becky Dial of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Madison Erin at 2:38 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 at Springview Hospital in Lebanon. She weighted 7 lbs., 2 oz. and was 20 inches long.

  • Eagles soar away from 15-15 tie, dump Cards 62-40

    Campbellsville broke loose from a 15-15 deadlock in the second quarter with an 11-2 run and sewed up the No. 1 seed in the 20th District Tourney with a 62-40 home victory over Taylor County on Sunday.

    Bryton Taylor led four Eagles in double figures with 18 points while Aaron Schwoebel and Thomas Downs had 11 apiece and Jordan Percell 10. Schwoebel also had 11 boards. Lloyd Stotts scored 17 for the Cardinals.

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    Taylor County rebounded to upend Hart County 65-47 behind Tyler Moss’ 15 points and seven assists.

  • CU can't survive cold second half at Georgetown

    Campbellsville University went cold down the second-half stretch and fell 64-51 at Georgetown College on Saturday.

    CU led 23-19 with four minutes to go in the first half and the visiting Tigers took the lead at 35-34 and 37-36 after intermission, but that’s when things started to unravel.

    “For 32 minutes we carried out our game plan pretty good,” CU coach Keith Adkins said, “but then their pressure got to us and we turned it over or took a rushed shot. The good thing is you won’t find very many teams that play defense like Georgetown.”

  • Deadline to file for candidacy is Tuesday

    Those who want to toss their hat into the political arena have less than a week to do so.

    The deadline to file for office is 4 p.m. Tuesday at Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney's office. The filing fee is $50.

    The 2010 Primary Election on May 18 will likely be the second largest election Taylor County voters could likely see, Carney said, because virtually every office is up for grabs.

    With that in mind, Carney is surprised that only 54 candidates have filed so far.

  • Public record for Jan. 21

    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.

    Traffic

    Alexis P. Murphy, 16, of New Columbia Road in Campbellsville, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Medicare assistance available Thursday

    Lake Cumberland Area Agency on Aging workers will be available at the Senior Citizens Center Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Workers will be on hand to assist with Medicare Extra Help applications.

    Extra Help pays for the monthly premiums, annual deductibles and prescription co-payments related to Medicare prescription drug plans.

    To qualify for Extra Help, workers must have an annual gross income of $16,245 or less for an individual or $21,855 or less for a married couple living together.

  • Property transfers for Jan. 21

    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.

    William and Thelma L. Grisham of Chiefland, Fla. to Gresham Properties LLC of Greenbriar Drive in Campbellsville, Lot 2 of Section 1 of the Greenbriar Subdivision, $270,000.

  • Public record for Jan. 14

    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.

    Traffic

    Jared M. Howard, 20, of Roland Street in Campbellsville, failure to produce insurance card, amended to failure of owner to maintain required insurance, $1,037.14, $250 probated if defendant maintains insurance, ordered to pay restitution.

  • Lady Cards stay perfect in district

    Mercedes Cox scored 24 points and Hope Wigginton added 20 as Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals remained undefeated in district play with a 69-33 road triumph vs. Campbellsville on Sunday.

    TCHS used a 10-0 run to offset a 5-4 CHS early advantage.

    Tiffany Slone paced the Lady Eagles with 20 points.

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    The Lady Cardinals bested McCreary Central 56-50 at home on Saturday as Hope Wigginton and Mercedes Cox had 19 points apiece and Marsha Kessler eight, including 6-6 at the charity stripe.