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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Eagles, Lady Knights should win districts, battle for region

    A pair of local basketball teams should be in the thick of the battle for Fifth Region championships as the high school roundball seasons begin tonight in the commonwealth.

    Campbellsville High School’s boys, along with North Hardin and Elizabethtown, are the three favorites to succeed Adair County as the region’s best come March in Greensburg.

    Coach Tim Davis’ Eagles are led by seniors Bryton Taylor and Thomas Downs, both rated as Top 10 players in the region.

  • Conner interview to air on "Dialogue on Public Issues"

    Dr. Jay Conner, left, chair of the Campbellsville University Board of Trustees, was a guest on Campbellsville University's "Dialogue on Public Issues" hosted by John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.

    The show will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Conner is a leadership development consultant from Brentwood, Tenn.

     

  • Christmas home tour is Dec. 6

    The Campbellsville Woman's Club's annual Christmas Home Tour is set for Sunday, Dec. 6.

    Five homes will be open for touring from 1 to 5 p.m. Tickets, which are $8 each, can be purchased at any of the participating homes.

    Homeowners and their addresses are:

    - Mark and Chris Dudgeon, located at 821 W. Main St. In addition to the tour, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be serving hot cider at the Dudgeons' cabin, which is next door to their home.

    - Kristin Nitterhouse, located at 316 Warren Place.

  • CHS duo, TC quarterback have high grades

    The old saying “records are meant to be broken” has surely held up in the last couple of years in local high school football.

    Taylor County, despite winning its only regional title on the gridiron in 1999, claimed its first all-out district crown last season.

    And despite Campbellsville’s winning a regional championship in 1998, the Eagles established more individual records during the just-completed campaign.

    Leonard Macon caught 50 passes for 986 yards and scored 166 points in his only season as a Cardinal.