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Today's News

  • Campbellsville man sentenced in Marion

    A Campbellsville man was sentenced in Marion Circuit Court recently.

    Ciro Alcarez, 26, of 710 High Pine was granted a five-year pretrial diversion for charges of first-degree wanton endangerment and sexual misconduct.

    He was also ordered to be deported.

  • 11-12s headed to state

    It's probably a good thing that Campbellsville's 11-12-year-old All Star coach Tony Frogge is married to a physician, because his team has been trying to send him into cardiac arrest for the past two games.

    Campbellsville pulled its second straight come-from-behind win, a 9-5 affair over Washington County Tuesday night at Miller Park, to claim the 5th District title. The team starts play in the state tournament this weekend in Richmond.

  • Public record for July 13

    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-176, filed 6/12/09; Midland Funding LLC v. Jeffrey Finn of Meader Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $3,308.83, interest and court costs.

  • TRH to offer bloodborne pathogens course

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present an American Heart Association Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course Tuesday, July 14 from 1 to 2 p.m.

    The American Heart Association Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course is designed to provide essential yet simple information to help protect people in their work setting.

  • Leadership class seeks students

    A community's wealth relies a great deal on its entrepreneurs, according to Ron Hustedde, extension professor in the Department of Community and Leadership Development in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

    Hustedde is the director of Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Institute, which is recruiting in 22 south central Kentucky counties for its next class of fellows.

    The institute is looking for 30 people who are interested in building entrepreneurial-friendly communities and coaching individual entrepreneurs.

  • Taylor, Downs in All-Star game on Saturday

    Campbellsville High School seniors-to-be Bryton Taylor and Thomas Downs will play for the West team in the Kentucky High School Coaches' Junior All-Star basketball game on Saturday at Bellarmine University.

    The West team consists of players from the Fifth and Sixth Regions while the East squad is made up of players from the Seventh and Eighth Regions.

    Taylor competed recently in the B/C Camp at Georgetown College while Downs is considered a Division 1 prospect in football, being observed at summer work-outs by Kentucky, Louisville and Western Kentucky.

     

  • Let Jackson rest in peace

    I took great offense to a guest editorial by Daniel B. Kline published on Monday's Central Kentucky News-Journal Opinion Page. But that's the problem with opinions. Everybody's got the right to share theirs, whether we like what they say or not.

    Kline was angry with the attention the death of Michael Jackson has gotten. He was even more angry that news coverage seemed to focus on his accomplishments rather than the controversy that has marred his career during the last few decades.

  • Rainfall has both good and bad effects on local crops

    Local farmers have mixed feelings about the large amounts of rainfall the area has received this year.

    Rainfall in Taylor County is 4.45 inches above normal for this time of year, according to Pat Hardesty, Taylor County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources. That's both good and bad news for farmers, particularly those growing corn and tobacco.

  • C-ville 10-11s are District Champs

    Campbellsville stormed through round-robin play in the 5th District 10-11-year old Little League Tournament at Miller Park and did the same in the finals, defeating Washington County 13-3 in four innings.

    The local squad won all four of its games by an average of 10 runs.

    Washington County trailed 9-0 before posting a three-run third.

  • Magistrates table City's request for help

    The County has tabled a request from the City of Campbellsville to help pay for a new ladder truck for local firefighters.

    At Tuesday's regular Fiscal Court meeting, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers discussed a letter he received earlier this month from Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen.

    In the letter, Allen states that the City has received a $731,975 federal grant to purchase a ladder truck for the Campbellsville Fire Department.