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Today's News

  • Statewide tornado drill is Tuesday

    At 10:07 a.m. Tuesday, Taylor County will participate in a statewide tornado drill.

    As a part of Severe Storms Preparedness Month activities, the National Weather Service will conduct a tornado test that will activate NOAA weather radios and broadcast media, which will allow schools, businesses and residents across the state to participate in the annual tornado safety drill.

    In Campbellsville, the Fire Department siren will sound seven times to signify this test warning.

     

  • Lady Tigers clinch MSC regular-season title, Tiger men gain at least a share

    There was no net cutting or playing of Queen’s “We Are the Champions” Thursday as No. 5 Campbellsville University fended off the No. 15 University of the Cumberlands 69-61 to lock up the program’s first un-shared Mid-South Conference regular season championship since 2003.

    “We didn’t want to share this with anyone this year,” Lady Tiger coach Ginger Colvin said. “We’ve battled way too long and come too far to not win this outright. This was a big win to seal a decent seed in the national tournament,”

  • Cards clip Indians 42-40

    Taylor County held off Adair County 42-40 on Thursday night to advance to the Boys’ 20th District Tournament championship over the weekend and into this week’s Fifth Region Tournament at Nelson County.

    The Cardinals led by five (19-14) at the intermission and had three seven-point cushions in the third quarter before the Indians fought back to knot the score at 37-37 with 3:29 left.

    A pair of Chase Seaborne free throws and one charity toss by Tevin Webster made it 40-37 before Kyle Sandusky’s three-point play at 58.2.

  • Public Record for Feb. 22

    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.

    District Civil Settled

  • TRH to offer basic life support class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present an American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers New and Recertification Course on Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 1 to 5 p.m.

    Basic Life Support will describe the particular phases of emergency cardiac care that prevents circulatory or respiratory arrest (or insufficiency) through prompt recognition and intervention, early entry into the EMS system or both and externally supports the circulation and respiration of a victim of cardiac or pulmonary arrest through BLS.

  • McMickle interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Campbellsville University's WLCU TV-4 will air a "Dialogue on Public Issues" show with John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, interviewing Dr. Marvin McMickle, pastor at Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and professor of homiletics at Ashland Theological Seminary.

    The show will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.

     

  • Scholarships available for students in medical field

    Those seeking a career in medicine have a chance to apply for some money to help them reach their goals.

    Applications are now being accepted for the Dr. William H. Olson Scholarship. And, according to managing trustee Mark Johnson, those who apply and receive an award can receive it for four years.

    Olson was educated at Harvard Medical School, completed his medical internship at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Mass. and was an associate professor of neurology and anatomy at Vanderbilt University of Medicine.

  • Civil Rights Hall of Fame nominations sought

    The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is seeking nominations for the 2010 Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame. Nominations are being accepted until June 15.

    Eighty-seven individuals have been inducted since the first Civil Rights Hall of Fame ceremony in 2000. The ceremony to honor new inductees will be in October in Louisville. Details will be announced later.

  • Nickel tax focus of meeting

    Educators past and present banded together Tuesday night to drum up support for Taylor County School District's recallable nickel tax.

    Taylor County School Board members unanimously approved the nickel tax during their regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

    By that Friday, a petition opposing Taylor County School Board's approval of a recallable nickel tax began circulating door to door.

  • 'We're still making history.'

    Truth is power. Truth will set you free. That was the idea behind the Rev. Mac Pendleton's message at the Taylor County Civic League's 21st Annual Black History Program on Sunday night.

    Pendleton, pastor of Bethel AME Church, was the guest speaker.

    "To be free, you must know the truth," Pendleton said. "To know the truth, you must know Jesus."

    Pendleton said black people may be free but, "We have not taken the chains off our minds," referring to what he called "psychological slavery."