Today's News

  • Property transfers for April 8

    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.

  • McMahan to speak at last arts series event of season

    The final event for the Central Kentucky Arts Series' 2009-2010 season will feature award-winning author and Campbellsville native Janna McMahan.

    Each year, the Central Kentucky Arts Series highlights one of Campbellsville's own talented artists as part of its Home Roots Program.

    McMahan will speak Tuesday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the University Theater on the campus of Campbellsville University.

  • Coupon class is April 12

    Those interested will have another opportunity to learn how to save money by using coupons.

    Campbellsville resident Susan Wise will teach another class of Couponing 101 at the Taylor County Extension Office on Monday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m.

    Those interested in attending should call 465-4511 for more information or to pre-register. Pre-registration is not required.

    Those wishing to share in a pizza meal should bring $2.

    For more information, call 465-4511.


  • Campbellsville native to sign book on Saturday, April 10

    Gwin Minter of "Get Motivated with Gwin" will appear Saturday, April 10 at The Book Store on Campbellsville Bypass from 1 to 2:30 p.m. to promote her first book, "See It In Your Mind, Believe It In Your Heart, Do It By Faith."

    The book is designed to inspire and give encouragement to those who think they cannot fulfill their destiny.

  • Knifley man critical after collision

    A Knifley man is in critical condition following a single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning near Columbia.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, at about 10:58 a.m., Richard Marrado, 54, was driving a 1995 Chevrolet S10 west on Elk Horn Road when he left the roadway and struck a concrete culvert and utility pole.

    Marrado, who was wearing a seat belt, was airlifted from the scene to University of Louisville Hospital by Taylor County Air EVAC. He is listed in critical condition.

  • Arrive Alive Taylor County!

    Arrive Alive Taylor County traffic safety committee wants to alert drivers to the Top 10 collision locations in Taylor County.

    Each week for 10 weeks, the New-Journal and Commonwealth Broadcasting local stations will focus on a new location in Taylor County.

  • Kirkland to demonstrate woodturning at Kentucky Artisan Center

    On Saturday, April 10, Greg Kirkland of Elk Horn will demonstrate how he turns wood with a lathe from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea. Kirkland specializes in bowls and will be turning them from hardwoods into a variety of shapes.

  • Election: 3rd District Magistrate

    Seven candidates are seeking the 3rd District magistrate seat this election year, and all of them will face Primary opposition this May.

    Incumbent Milford H. Lowe, Larry Barnes, Darrell W. Cox and Steve Hayden will face off on the Democratic ticket. Republicans Tommy Corbin, James E. Cochran and William "Bill" Kingdollar will battle for their party's nod.

    The winner of each primary race will face off in November's General Election to fill the district's magisterial seat.

  • Campbellsville man indicted on federal drug charge

    A Campbellsville man has been indicted on a federal drug charge.

    A federal grand jury in Bowling Green returned the indictment last Wednesday against Brian M. Hash, 29, on charges of possessing Oxycontin with intent to distribute it, according to a news release from the office of Candace G. Hill, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

    The Indictment alleges that on September 24, 2009, Hash was found in possession of Oxycontin pills with the intent to distribute them.

  • Woman accused of damaging convenient store

    A Campbellsville woman has been charged with first-degree criminal mischief and leaving the scene of an accident after she allegedly drove her vehicle through the front of a local convenient store.

    Fasha D. Bond, 18, of 709 Rockford was charged Sunday, March 28 at 2 a.m.

    According to Bond's citation, Campbellsville Police received a complaint that someone had broken into BP/T-Mart on East Broadway.