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Today's News

  • Campbellsville native to speak at book fair

    Campbellsville native Janna McMahan will release her second novel, "The Ocean Inside," later this month.

    The first stop on McMahan's tour for her new novel will be Saturday, April 18 at the Southern Kentucky Book Festival.

    While the official release date for her latest book is set by Kensington Books for after the festival, McMahan asked for her novel to be released early for the Bowling Green event.

  • Nominees sought for state award

    The state Personnel Cabinet is launching an enterprise-wide storytelling initiative designed to encourage, support, acknowledge and reward state employees. 

    Nominations can be made by state employees and private residents.

    The purpose of the Kentucky Governor's Ambassador Award is to recognize state employees' contributions to their workplace and/or their community.

  • Nomination deadline is Tuesday

    Taylor County is lucky to have many remarkable women. And the Central Kentucky News-Journal honors just some of those women each May with a special Women's section.

    In particular, the News-Journal is searching for a woman worthy of the title "Taylor County Woman of the Year."

    In cooperation with several local businesses, the News-Journal will publish the special section on Monday, May 4.

    If you know a Taylor County woman who you would like to see honored as "Woman of the Year," nominate her before Tuesday, April 14.

  • Cards notch seventh in first 10 diamond outings

    Taylor High School had its five-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday at Wayne County, but started another one Thursday at Barren County to improve its overall baseball record to 7-3.

    The Cardinals ended last week with a 7-4 triumph over Caverna and a doubleheader sweep (11-1, 11-5) vs. Fairdale.

    Tyler Cross started his nice streak by not allowing any runs in the last four innings vs. Caverna while Aylette Cowherd had three runs batted in and Matthew Johns two. Joel Hardesty contributed a two-safety game.

  • CU Jazz Ensemble to perform Thursday, April 9

    Campbellsville University's Jazz Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 9 in The Gheens Recital Hall in the Gosser Fine Arts Center at 210 University Drive.

    The program will feature a variety of "great stylings from some of the most well-known jazz artists of all times," according to Jennifer L. Tinnell, director of bands and instructor in music, who is the ensemble's director.

    Music of Glenn Miller, Maynerd Ferguson and Louie Bellson will be featured as well as some vocal charts by Norah Jones and Duke Ellington.

  • Public Record for April 6

    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-023, filed 3/26/09; Cash Express of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Lois Thompson of Southern Drive in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on contract, $230 and $91 in court costs.

  • Public record for April 2

    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

    Francisco Barrera-Soriano, 33, of Chestnut Street in Campbellsville, no operator's/moped license, $143, 30 days in jail probated for 24 months.

    Wendi P. Messer, 19, of Granger Court in Barbourville, speeding, $143, state traffic school.

  • Property transfers for April 2

    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.

  • CU to host holy week chapel service

    Campbellsville University will host a Holy Week Chapel Service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 8 in Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave. The public is invited.

    The service will consist of a program on the seven last words of Christ, which will be led by Dr. John Hurtgen, dean of the School of Theology.

    The words will be spoken by Bill Holmes, director of international education at CU; Max Wise, assistant professor of political science; Andre' Tomaz, a student from Brazil; Katie Irwin, a student from Campbellsville; and the Rev. Al Hardy, dean of academic support.

  • Tiger baseball squad uses long ball for sweep

    Ranked No. 9 in the nation, the Campbellsville Tigers Baseball team posted a three-game sweep against visiting West Virginia Tech.

    All series long, the Tigers' bats came alive and led to a dominating sweep vs. Tech. The Tigers won game one of the series 14-0, the second game 7-1 and the final game 10-4.

    In the series, Chris Curley blasted his 30th career home run to become the all-time homer leader in Campbellsville history.