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Today's News

  • Card season ends with LaRue setback

    Taylor County High School’s Cardinals had a pair of nine-point, first-half leads but could never pull away and dropped a 40-38 decision to LaRue County in the first round of the Fifth Region Tournament on Thursday night at Nelson County.

    The Cardinals (17-14) led 13-4 after Tyler Moss’ early seven points and still held a 15-6 advantage when Matt McDonald hit two free throws after being fouled on a put-back.

  • Public record for March 4

    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

    Mark A. Fryman, permit unlicensed operator to drive motor vehicle, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    Zackary P. Kelsay, speeding, $163, state traffic school; license to be in possession, proof filed, dismissed.

  • CU to host piano recital

    Campbellsville University's School of Music undergraduate and graduate piano majors and minors will present a piano recital titled "Commemorating Debussy: The Centennial of Debussy's Preludes, Book 1" on Thursday, March 4 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall.

    The event is free and open to the public.

  • Restaurant inspections for March 8

    The following restaurants were inspected by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department using the scale below.

    - 85 to 100, pass inspection

    - 70 to 84, restaurant must be reinspected within 30 days

    - Less than 70, a suspension of permit notice is sent to owner; if owner doesn't reply within 10 days, the permit will be revoked and the restaurant will be closed.

  • Friends of Green River Lake to meet

    A proposed Friends of Green River Lake nonprofit group will have an informational meeting Thursday, March 4 at 7 p.m. at the Corps of Engineers' Visitors Center, located between Campbellsville and Columbia, just off KY 55.

    According to Park Ranger Tyler Royse, those at the meeting will discuss benefits the group will provide the communities and the Green River Lake Project, as well as the steps necessary to officially form the group.

  • Restaurant inspections for Feb. 18

    The following restaurants were inspected by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department using the scale below.

    - 85 to 100, pass inspection

    - 70 to 84, restaurant must be reinspected within 30 days

    - Less than 70, a suspension of permit notice is sent to owner; if owner doesn't reply within 10 days, the permit will be revoked and the restaurant will be closed.

  • Hollon, Bingham interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Campbellsville University's WLCU TV-4 will air a "Dialogue on Public Issues" show with Dr. Leslie Hollon, senior pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in San Antonio, Texas, and Dr. Lincoln Bingham, senior pastor at St. Paul Baptist Church in Louisville.

    The show will air on WLCU TV-4, Comcast Cable Channel 10, on Wednesday, March 3 at 1:30 and 7 p.m

     

  • Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss

    There were no green eggs and ham, but plenty of rhyming, mustaches and smiles.

    In honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday on Tuesday, Kentucky Christian Academy's second-grade class opened a "Seuss Café" for students, family and friends.

    The students in Tammy Snyder's class have studied Seuss' books and widely-known rhyming abilities. As part of a week-long unit, Snyder's class wrote their own Seuss-inspired books, made menus of Seuss-inspired food and dressed the part with mustaches and "Seuss Café" T-shirts.

  • Cochran announces magistrate candidacy

    James E. Cochran has announced his candidacy for magistrate in the 3rd District, which consists of Old South, Acton, Speck, Mannsville and Merrimac precincts. He is running on the Republican ticket.

    "I will work hard for the people in the 3rd District," Cochran stated. "I will speak up and not be a 'yes' man. I will not go along with all the decisions that come through the court system."

    Cochran said his record speaks for itself. He served as 3rd District magistrate for eight years and as chief deputy sheriff for 12 years.

  • Tornado drill helps to prepare

    Students line the hallways, on their knees, heads down. No one talks. No one whispers. All 1,350 people are quiet. This is what Taylor County Elementary would be like in the event of a tornado.

    At 10:07 a.m. Tuesday, a statewide tornado drill went into effect. The National Weather Service conducts the tornado warning test, activating NOAA weather radios and broadcast media, allowing schools, businesses and residents across the state to participate in the annual tornado safety drill.