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Today's News

  • Man accused of breaking into another's home

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly broke into another person's home.

    Christopher Allen Couch, 18, of 105 Phillips Lane was arrested Saturday, Nov. 21 at 5:25 p.m.

    According to Couch's arrest warrant, which was issued Oct. 12, he is accused of breaking into a home on Sept. 20 and stealing property from the owners. He was charged with second-degree burglary, a Class C felony punishable by as much as 10 years in prison.

    Couch pleaded not guilty to the charge in Taylor District Court on Monday, Nov. 23.

  • Taylor superintendent will ask for nickel tax

    Standing before a crowd of parents, grandparents, teachers and children, Taylor County School Superintendent Roger Cook placed a black baseball cap emblazoned with a large, bold "T" upon his head.

    He said the cap represents his interest as a superintendent.

    Then he exchanged the cap for another, this one with the word "Grandpa."

    That's when he said, "I'm here because of my grandchildren, too."

    Cook says he is passionate about improving the Taylor County School District's facilities.

  • An opera ...

    "The Elixir of Love," an opera set in the old west during the 19th Century, was presented twice last week by Campbellsville University students.

    The opera was composed and first performed in 1832 in Milan, Italy.

  • Carney seeks re-election to State House

    Citing his public service and continuing advocacy for educational advancements, State Rep. Bam Carney, R-Campbellsville, will seek his second term in the Kentucky House of Representatives as the voice of the 51st House District.

  • Carter is December Chamber speaker

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 10 at noon at the Campbellsville University Banquet Hall.

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University, is the guest speaker. The university is also the lunch's co-sponsor.

    The cost is $8 for chamber investors and $10 for non-investors.

    Reservations are to be made at the Chamber by noon on Tuesday, Dec. 8. Any cancellations after Tuesday will be billed. Reservations made after the deadline will cost $1 more.

  • Public record for Nov. 23

    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-111, filed 10/27/09; Tires Plus/Carter’s Tires of West Main Street in Campbellsville v. Jerry Parker of Martin Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for merchandise and services, $468.15 and court costs.

  • Public record for Nov. 19

    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

    Derek Joseph Baier, 19, of Jonathan Point Road in Benton, Ky., rear license not illuminated, reckless driving, dismissed; driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, $718, alcohol drug education program, license suspended for 90 days.

  • CU Christmas Tapestry concert is Dec. 4

    Campbellsville University School of Music will present its sixth annual "Christmas Tapestry" concert Friday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel, located at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

    The event is free and open to the public.

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of CU, will open the festivities, and the concert will feature a wide variety of the school's ensembles performing secular and sacred music of the season.

  • Property transfers for Nov. 12

    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.

    Community Ventures Corp. of North Broadway in Lexington to Rodney T. Bell of Jan Street in Campbellsville, Lot 11F of the Green Acres Subdivision, $103,000.

  • Registration open for grant writing workshop

    In these tough economic times, almost every organization or institution is looking for new sources of funding. But without prior experience, it's difficult to know where to turn up those sources or how to start the grant writing process.

    The Center for Rural Development and Green River Regional Educational Cooperative are making it easier for first-time grant writers to find the solutions they need in an expert-led, four-hour "Grant Writing 101" workshop at 10 a.m. ET Tuesday, Dec. 1 at The Center in Somerset.