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Today's News

  • Chaney Pike bridge closed June 3-10

    According to Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers' office, the Chaney Pike bridge will be closed for a week starting Wednesday so that repairs may be made.

    For more information, call Rogers' office at 465-7729.

  • Hats off, CHS Graduates!

    Campbellsville High School graduation was Friday evening at Hamilton Auditorium.

    About 85 students graduated from Campbellsville High School before a crowd of family and friends in Hamilton Auditorium on Friday night.

    After graduating, many of the students attended Project Graduation, a drug- and alcohol-free party sanctioned by the school with games and prizes.

    Watch Thursday’s issue for an Accent page of photos and then visit our Web site at cknj.com for a slideshow of more photos from the ceremony and Project Graduation.

     

  • Want to share a favorite recipe?

    Do you have a favorite recipe you'd like to share with others? If so, we've got just the book for you ... and you can help local students at the same time.

    The News-Journal's Newspapers In Education program is working on a community cookbook that will include all your favorite recipes - AND raise money that will help provide NIE subscriptions for students to use in their classrooms.

    In the past year, the Central Kentucky News-Journal delivered more than 800 newspapers to local classrooms each Monday and Thursday.

  • Man accused of bringing drugs into jail

    A Knifley man has been arrested and charged with first-degree promoting contraband after he allegedly brought drugs in to the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Nicholas Scott Galarza, 25, of 405 Robertson Ridge Road was an inmate at the jail on Wednesday, May 27.

    For more on this story and others, see Monday's print edition.

  • Campbellsville woman cited for DUI after Marion crash

    A Campbellsville woman was cited for several traffic violations following a one-vehicle crash in Marion County on Wednesday.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, at around 2:30 p.m., Tracy L. Bryan, 19, was driving a 1997 GMC along KY 289 when she left the road and drove through a fence. Her vehicle then struck a tree and overturned.

    For more on this story and others, see Monday's print edition.

  • Raywick woman flees scene of crash, gets involved in another

    A Raywick woman fled the scene of a Roberts Road crash on Wednesday, only to be involved in another crash a minute later.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at about 4:40 p.m., Kathy Sullivan, 48, was traveling north on Roberts Road in a 1999 Buick when she failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of Roberts Road and East Broadway.

     

    For more on this story and others, see Monday's print edition.

  • Five ways to cut down on your healthcare costs

    The recession has hit our country hard. According to a recent survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation, it has motivated more than half of us to cut back on needed health care expenditures. The desire to rein in spending at a time like this is understandable. But skimping on medical care is a dangerous way to do it. Thankfully, there are some simple - and safe - strategies to save money on health care without sacrificing your health.

    Here are my Top 5.

     

    Know your health plan's fine print.

  • CHS Project Graduation committee seeking donations

    Campbellsville High School senior parents are seeking contributions from local businesses for this year's project graduation. 

    CHS' project graduation will be Friday, May 29 at the school's gymnasium. 

    The committee in charge is asking for help in making the night possible to provide a safe, drug and alcohol free environment for students to celebrate this milestone in their lives.

    For more information, contact Cathy Harker at 789-8898 or Robyn Netherland at 789-7917.

  • Public record for May 28

    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

    Carolyn Darlene Mattingly, 28, of North Vernon, Ind., residents not to use license of other states, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause.

  • Taylor County Fair offers pageants for all ages

    The Taylor County Fair is offering pageants for those of all ages, beginning Wednesday, June 9.

    Little Mister and Miss Taylor County Fair

    The Little Mister and Miss Taylor County Fair pageant will be Tuesday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m. Registration is from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.

    The pageant is for couples ages 5 to 7. Contestants must reach their fifth birthday but not their eighth birthday by June 30. Contestants will compete and win as a couple.