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Today's News

  • CU clinches winning football season

    Campbellsville University overcame a 20-3 deficit to beat Union College 31-29 on Senior Day and guarantee the program’s first winning season since 2004.

    “This win just moves us to another level in this program,” said Campbellsville University head coach Perry Thomas, who took over the CU program in 2008 after a 0-10 season the year before. “It also says a lot about our seniors’ character for staying with the program and not giving up in the tough years.”

  • LWC to host veterans appreciation luncheon

    The Lindsey Wilson College community will host its annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

    The luncheon begins at noon ET in the Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center.

    The luncheon is open to veterans and their spouses along with veterans' widows and widowers.

    This is the seventh consecutive year Lindsey Wilson has hosted the luncheon.

  • Governor says now is no time to rest

    Few things are as clear-cut or urgent as the need to get Kentucky's children off to a healthy start in life.

    One, whether you're a parent or a politician, it's a moral obligation. I firmly believe that. Two, Kentucky's future depends on our ability to create a talented, inquisitive and productive work force.

    One year ago, my administration launched an aggressive plan to tackle head on one of the biggest hurdles to our children's and our state's future: Lack of health insurance.

  • Obama Administration needs to confront Canada on burley tobacco ban

    The Canadian government has enacted a law that could endanger the entire burley tobacco industry. U.S. tobacco growers need President Obama and the Office of the United States Trade Representative to ensure that the Canadians honor their trade obligations and that other countries do not follow Canada's lead in banning American blend cigarettes.

  • Filing under way for 2010 election

    Candidate filings are now under way for what is expected to be a large election year.

    Candidates began filing Wednesday, according to Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney, with just under 20 declaring their candidacy by Friday. (See related story for a list of candidate filings so far.)

    In Taylor County, 48 offices will be up for grabs on the Nov. 2 General Election ballot. (See list of offices below.)

  • Property transfers for Oct. 29

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "Property Transfers" 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.

  • Public record for Nov. 2

    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

    09-S-107, filed 10/22/09; Cash Express v. Kim Chatlos of Lincoln Avenue in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $245 and $91 court costs.

  • LWC to host homecoming events Nov. 6-9

    Lindsey Wilson College's 78th homecoming will mark the end of an era at the 109-year-old college.

    For the final time, the college will celebrate its alumni and friends on a basketball weekend when it hosts Homecoming 2009 on Nov. 6-8.

    That's because in 2010 football returns to Lindsey Wilson after a 75-year absence. LWC is scheduled to resume football with its first home game Sept. 4 against Notre Dame (Ohio) College, and the 2010 Homecoming will be celebrated during a football weekend.

  • Photos with Santa

    Children and pets can be photographed with Santa in downtown Campbellsville on Sunday, Nov. 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Happy Days Ole Fashion Soda Fountain and Grille restaurant on East Main Street.

    No appointments are necessary.

    A portion of the sitting fee will support the Campbellsville Renaissance and Historic Preservation Commission's activities in downtown Campbellsville.

     

  • Restaurant inspections for Oct. 12

    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 re-inspected 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.

    - Taylor County Elementary School cafeteria of Lebanon Avenue in Campbellsville received a health code score of 99, citing one violation. Ceiling tiles were in poor repair.