Today's News

  • CHS takes three straight after losing to Glasgow in Florida

    Despite losing its opening game on Sunday to Glasgow, the Campbellsville High School Eagles reeled off three straight wins in the Florida Beach Bash in Fort Walton last week.

    The No. 21-rated Scotties downed CHS 7-3 despite two singles, two walks and two runs scored by losing pitcher Brett Kearney.

    Aaron Schwoebel, Taylor Levi, Hayden Neal and Stealth Townley also hit safely.

    On Monday, the Eagles downed Crittenden County 6-2 as Taylor Levi went the distance and scattered nine this while not allowing any walks and striking out three.

  • CU Handbell Choir to perform April 10

    The Campbellsville University Handbell Choir, directed by Dr. David Hedrick, will present its annual spring concert on Saturday, April 10 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center on the CU campus.

    The handbell choir will perform selections by Bach, Verdi, Beethoven, Manual and others.

  • Ticks getting head start

    They're almost invisible, lurking in tall grass or wooded areas. They are waiting for a host to latch on to. And they are already here.

    The Taylor County Extension Office has already received reports of ticks in Taylor County, spurred into action by unseasonably warm weather, according to Pat Hardesty, Taylor County Extension agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources. Ordinarily, Hardesty said, calls reporting ticks start in late April.

    "This June weather we're having has brought them out already," Hardesty said.

  • Man accused of selling drugs

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with selling cocaine after police were called to his home to investigate a possible overdose.

    James Clinton Whitehouse, 23, of 1588 Sanders Road was arrested Tuesday, April 6 at 4:22 p.m.

    According to Whitehouse's arrest citation, Taylor County Sheriff's Office received a report of a possible overdose at his home.

  • Helping Hands

    She was 14 years old and her appendix had to be removed.

    After being turned away from a local hospital because she couldn't pay for the procedure, she had no choice but to go home. And, in Ecuador, that often means going home to die.

    But a group of Campbellsville surgeons and emergency room nurses and technicians were able to perform the surgery for free.

    "We took her appendix out," Dr. Robert Romines said. "She went home the next morning."

  • CU to host 24God youth event

    Campbellsville University will host 24God Ministries, a youth conference on campus for children grades six through 12, on Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the Badgett Academic Support Center at 110 University Drive.

    The cost for attendance is $20, which includes two days of worship and fellowship, dinner, lunch and a T-shirt. Lodging arrangements can be made with the local churches or host facilities.

  • Public record 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 "On the Record" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.


    Adam M. Edwards, no/expired registration plate and receipt, dismissed.

    Nevell V. Spivey, speeding, $143, state traffic school.

    Kaila B. Tenney, failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, dismissed.

  • CU piano ensemble to perform spring concert

    The Campbellsville University Piano Ensemble will give its spring concert Thursday, April 8 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center at 210 University Drive.

    Now entering its third year, the piano ensemble has already gained recognition for its performances, according to Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music. It was the winner of both the 2008 and 2009 KMTA Bluegrass Young Artists Piano Ensemble Competitions.

  • TRH to offer 'Violence in the Workplace' class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a "Violence in the Workplace" class on Thursday, April 8 from 8 to 10 a.m.

    The course is an overview of responses to potentially violent situations in a work setting, how to recognize a possibly dangerous situation and how to formulate a plan to defuse a violent action.

    All classes are in the TRH Learning & Resource Center at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville and cost $10 for non-TRH team members. Richard Phillips, staff development coordinator, is the class presenter.

  • Lady Cards improve to 8-0 with pair of Florida triumphs

    Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals won their first two games in the Florida Beach Bash to improve their overall softball record to 8-0.

    Chelsea Nicholas went 3-4 with three doubles, scored two runs and had three RBI while Karrie Cave went 2-2 with a single, a double, an RBI and two walks as coach Kelly Townsend’s club beat 13th-rated Assumption 10-3 on Monday.

    Bethany Skaggs picked up the win, scattering nine hits while striking out four.

    Taylor County edged Lone Oak 7-6 in eight innings on Tuesday.