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Today's News

  • Extension office offers "Couponing 101" class

    The Taylor and Green county extension offices will offer "Couponing 101" classes.

    To save big bucks using coupons at the grocery, attend a free coupon class to find out how.

    A class will be Tuesday, May 26 at 2 p.m. ET at the Green County Extension Office. Classes are free and will last no more than two hours.

    Call the Green County Extension Office at (270) 932-5311 to register for a class.

    Those interested may also join the Coupon Club to learn even more and have access to more coupons.

  • Circuit court action for May 11

    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.

    On Taylor Circuit Court Senior Status Judge Doughlas M. George's April 21 docket:

    - Timothy A. Beams, 41, of 3500 Hodgenville Road in Campbellsville, April 2004 diversion completed, third-degree arson dismissed.

  • It's your turn now, graduates

    "It is only the ignorant who despise education."

    -Publius Syrus (42 B.C.)

    Knowledge. Education. Learning. Growth. No matter how old we get, learning is imperative. One can never learn enough.

    Each of us learns something new every single day. Sure, it might not be as complicated as a foreign language, physics or calculus. It may just be a new neighbor’s name or that the price of gas dropped a penny.

  • Nominees sought for entrepreneurship awards

    In today's trying financial times, analysts predict that small businesses and entrepreneurs can play a more important role than ever before in growing the economy of Southern and Eastern Kentucky.

    With this in mind, nominations are being sought for the 2009 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards. These awards seek to celebrate success in entrepreneurship by recognizing businesspeople and entrepreneurs in 55 Kentucky counties - including Taylor County - who have created and are managing a successful enterprise. 

  • Appeal denied for convicted sex offender

    The Court of Appeals has denied a convicted sex offender's latest attempt at voiding his prison sentence.

    In August 2004, Ronald Eugene "June Bug" Osinger Jr., now 29, was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison on four counts of first-degree sodomy, two counts of first-degree rape, first-degree sex abuse and three counts of intimidating a witness after he pleaded guilty to the crimes two months earlier.

    The alleged victims in Osinger's case, however, recanted their testimony before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram two years later.

  • Public record for May 25

    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

  • Man charged with DUI

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with his third DUI offense.

    Keith L. Mann, 39, of 455 N. Calvary Road was arrested at about 11 p.m. Friday, May 15 after a Kentucky State Police road check.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper John Boyd had a vehicle stopped, according to court records, when Mann drove his vehicle toward Boyd.

    Mann's arrest citation states that he ignored commands to stop and struck the vehicle Boyd had stopped.

  • Eagles eliminated by 12-2 by Bruins in semifinals

    Campbellsville never trailed but had to battle Green County to the wire before posting a 5-3 triumph in the final first-round game of the Fifth Region Baseball Tournament at John Hardin.

    The Eagles (15-12) led 1-0 before the first lightning delay on a double by Ben Janes and a Green County balk.

    CHS made it 2-0 in the third when Zach Altman was hit by a pitch, stole second and was singled home by Aaron Schwoebel.

    The Dragons used a double from Chavis McDermott and a single by Justin Givens to cut its deficit to 2-1.

  • Former Councilman loses battle with cancer

    Doug Mullins, a two-term Campbellsville City Council member, has died.

    Mullins, 65, died Saturday, May 23 at Norton's Hosparus in Louisville. He had been battling cancer.

    Last year, after having served two terms on the City Council, Mullins withdrew his filing for a third term, opting to make a bid for state representative. However, in August, Mullins withdrew from that race after learning he had lung cancer.

    Mullins' friends and colleagues remember him as a compassionate man who cared about the community.

  • Duty, Honor, Country

    “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”

    —John 15:13

    They arrived slowly, some in wheelchairs, others with canes or walkers, their slow, determined progress showing their advanced age. Children came too, running and skipping in the joy of their youth. Others in between made up the rest of the crowd.

    More attended Monday’s annual Memorial Day ceremony than in many years past, many carrying small American flags.