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Today's News

  • Less aggravation, more action please

    "A little less conversation, a little more action please,

    All this aggravation ain't satisfactioning me,

    A little more bite and a little less bark,

    A little less fight and a little more spark."

    —Elvis Presley "A Little Less Conversation"

    Here's my two cents.

    I just finished teaching two introduction to communication classes last week at Campbellsville University.

  • Lady Cards down Hart to stop skid

    Taylor County defeated Hart County on the road Tuesday night and stopped the Lady Cardinals' modest softball losing streak.

    Last week, TCHS fell 3-1 at Pulaski County and 3-0 at home to Meade County.

    Becca Cook, Bethany Skaggs, Haley Franklin and McCall Turpin each had a hit vs. Pulaski while Chelsea Nicholas was the only Lady Card runner vs. Meade County when she reached on an error.

    Skaggs went the distance in both games and had six strikeouts vs. Meade.

    This week started with a 13-2 setback at home vs. Green County.

  • Public record 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.

    District Civil Filed

  • CU opens with 5-2 win in Lindenwood region

    The Campbellsville University baseball Tigers defeated William Penn University 5-2 in the NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round at the Lou Brock Sports Complex in St. Charles, Mo.

    Coach Beauford Sanders' club, seeded No. 1 in the Lindenwood region, tallied three runs in the bottom of the first inning and allowed only four hits.

    With one out, Nathan Quesenberry tripled and scored on Chris Curley's double.

    Brian Chase hit the next pitch for a three-run homer and a 3-0 Campbellsville cushion.

  • CHS goes to 12-10 by triumphing thrice

    Campbellsville defeated Bryan Station 10-5 on May 7 and conquered LaRue County 4-3 on Monday.

    The Eagles (12-10) used three hits and three runs batted in from winning pitcher Aaron Schwoebel to best Bryan Station.

    Taylor Levi added two singles and three walks while Chris Holmes, Adam Simmons and Jeffrey Eastridge had two-hit outings and Ben Janes tripled in two runs.

    Janes pitched a complete game vs. LaRue County and had a walk-off two-run double in the seventh inning.

    Schwoebel added three hits while Simmons had two.

  • TRH to host blessing of the hands

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host a community-wide blessing of the hands ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 11 at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel. 

    The ceremony serves a reminder for all health care workers to focus on their reasons for entering the medical field and that they make a difference in the lives of patients and their families.

    The event is free and open to all health care workers in the area.

    Father James Bromwich, the Rev. Dan Durham, the Rev. Fella Wilson and the Rev. Brian Rafferty will assist with the event.

     

  • Dog contest to benefit Relay for Life

    A dog contest Saturday, May 9 will benefit Relay for Life.

    The contest, which begins at 2:30 p.m., will be in the courtyard at Grandview Nursing Home.

    All breeds, sizes and colors of dogs are welcome. Dogs will be judged on obedience, friendliness and overall appearance.

    All dogs attending the contest must be current on vaccinations, well groomed, clean, on leashes and controlled by their owner. All owners must be prepared to clean up after their pets.

    Trophies and prizes will be given to first-, second- and third-place winners.

  • One-on-one with mayor and judge

    The City and County's upcoming budgets have been the topic of many recent governmental meetings.

    Central Kentucky News-Journal staff recently spoke with Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers about the situation.

    Both were asked the same questions, and here are their responses.

    Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen

    Q: How did the City and County get in this situation?

    A: Rising costs led the City's budget woes, Allen said.

  • Mt. Gilboa Road closed today through May 18

    Mt. Gilboa Road, located off of KY 527, will be closed beginning today through Monday, May 18.

    According to Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers' office, the road will closed to replace a bridge. 

    Drivers who need access to the area may enter through Finley Ridge Road.

  • Presenting the Class of '09

    Campbellsville University hosted two commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday, for graduate and undergraduate students, respectively.

    Degrees were given to more than 400 students.

    Watch Thursday's issue of the Central Kentucky News-Journal for more photos and www.cknj.com for a slideshow.