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Today's News

  • New Life Voices in concert Sunday

    New Life Voices will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 22 at Meadowview Baptist Church.

  • Fields donates hair to Locks of Love

    Rhiannon Fields donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, a nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to children suffering from medical hair loss. Fields is a 7-year-old student in Sarah Rodgers' class at Taylor County Elementary.

  • Rucker

    Joe and Lesta Rucker of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 6 with a family dinner.

    The Ruckers were married on Feb. 6, 1959, in Taylor County.

    They have a daughter, Diane Pierce; and a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Jennifer Rucker, all of Campbellsville. They also have two grandchildren, Jessica Hosier and her husband Keene of Hoover, Ala., and Andy Pierce of Campbellsville; along with two step-grandchildren, Brett Skaggs and Dylan Skaggs, both of Campbellsville.

     

  • Public record for March 16

    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 Filed

    09-C-066, filed 3/5/09; Midland Funding LLC v. Dawn Mardis of High Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $850.80, interest, court costs and attorney's fees.

  • Adopt-a-Highway volunteers start work

    Volunteers will be out in force next week to spring clean Kentucky highways. The Transportation Cabinet has announced that the Adopt-a-Highway Spring Clean Week will be March 22-28.

    Nearly 1,100 groups now participate in Kentucky's Adopt-a-Highway program, which the cabinet established in 1988. Volunteers clean about 8,000 miles of roadside annually, setting an example of responsible environmental stewardship.

  • Budget meeting ends in questions

    A Fiscal Court committee has asked the City for money to help balance next year's jail budget.

    On Monday night, a combined budget committee made up of members of Campbellsville City Council and Taylor Fiscal Court met to discuss ways to combat what officials say is now a shortfall of about $370,000 in the 2009-2010 jail budget.

    The Committee was formed and met after two meetings of the Court's Budget, Audits and Personnel Committee.

  • Lady Tigers open today in nationals

    Ginger Colvin was a starting point guard for Campbellsville University in the NAIA Division 1 Women's Basketball Championship and was an assistant on NAIA Hall of Fame Lady Tiger coach Donna Wise's staff for several trips to Jackson, Tenn.

    However, today she will guide her first team to the national tourney when the Lady Tigers battle Columbia (Mo.) in a first-round game at 10 this morning.

    The 32-team tourney began yesterday with two other teams (University of the Cumberlands and Lindsey Wilson College) from the Mid-South Conference also in the field.

  • Property transfers for March 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.

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Charles and Kathy Tarter of Rose Lane in Columbia to Tom and Diane Adler of South Hemlock Circle in Columbia, a tract of land near the right of ways of KY 55 and KY 565, 0.45 acre, $10,000.

  • Kudo: St. Baldrick's

    To live in a nation in recession, Taylor County residents have certainly stepped up to the plate in the name of children.

    Saturday's St. Baldrick's event, which raises money to support cancer research for children, raised $30,000, which is $10,000 more than the goal.

    Take a glance at the photos on today's Front and Accent pages and those in a slideshow on our Web site at cknj.com. And then thank those who shaved their heads - in honor of our children.

     

  • Upcoming sporting events

    Thursday, March 19

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Campbellsville vs. Columbia (Mo.) in NAIA Division 1 National Championship first-round game in Jackson, Tenn. (10 a.m.).

    UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL — Campbellsville in Orlando, Fla.

    Friday, March 20

    UNIVERSITY BASEBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (1:00).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Campbellsville/Columbia winner vs. LSU-Shreveport/Oklahoma Baptist winner in NAIA Division 1 National Championship second-round game in Jackson, Tenn. (1:30).