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Today's News

  • Fields joins West Side Studio

    Beth Fields has joined West Side Studio Salon located at 821 W. Main St. in Campbellsville.

    Fields specializes in modern cuts, styles, up-dos, color, highlights, perms, pedicures, manicures, facials, micro-dermabrasion and waxing.

    She is available Tuesdays through Saturdays and welcomes new clients and walk-ins.

  • Organ recital series performance set for March 9

    Dr. James Sperry of Greensburg will perform during the Noon Organ Recital Series at Campbellsville University on Tuesday, March 9.

    The event will be in Ransdell Chapel at 12:20 p.m. He will play on the university's Farrand and Votey Pipe Organ.

    The recital is free and open to the public. It will end at 12:50 p.m., in time for those attending to go back to work.

  • CU to host third St. Baldrick's fundraiser

    What would you look like bald? Like a hero to kids with cancer, says the St. Baldrick's Foundation.

    More than 100 men and women in the community have shaved their heads bald the past two years to show solidarity to children with cancer and to raise money for childhood cancer research.

    Every three minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer, and one in five will die.

  • McDonald’s honors TCHS senior for promotion of diversity

    Brittany Brockman, a senior at Taylor County High School, was honored on Thursday, Feb. 25 by community leaders and McDonald's owner/operators as part of the Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarship program.

    McDonald's Restaurants of Kentuckiana celebrated February as Black History Month by awarding $10,000 in scholarships to high school students selected for their promotion of diversity, leadership, academic achievement and community involvement.

    Although unable to attend the ceremony, Brockman was recognized and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

  • Public record for March 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.

    Small Claims Settled

  • Gray joins The Green Room

    Stylist Brittany Gray has recently joined The Green Room. She has five years' experience and specializes in modern trends for cuts, color, highlights and up-styles. Gray also offers manicures, pedicures, and waxing. The Green Room is located at 130 E. Main St. in downtown Campbellsville.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital auxiliary donates money for equipment

    Taylor Regional Hospital Auxiliary members have donated nearly $25,000 for the purchase of new equipment to be used in 28 different departments throughout the hospital. The TRH Auxiliary makes this donation every year based on a "wish list" submitted by TRH team members. With 49 workers, the Auxiliary gave 8,519 1/2 volunteer hours in 2009 to help Taylor Regional Hospital by working at the cancer center, emergency department, gift shop, greeter, information desk, radiology department and surgery department.

  • CU teams fall in MSC Tourney title tilts

    The regular-season champion Campbellsville University women’s and men’s teams fell in the Mid-South Conference Tournament championship games on Saturday and Sunday in Frankfort.

    The Lady Tigers (31-2) fell behind by double digits and fought back before losing to the University of the Cumberlands 73-68 on Saturday while the Tiger men (26-7) beat St. Catharine 68-62 on Saturday before dropping the title tilt 68-62 to Georgetown College on Sunday.

  • Weather spotter class is March 9

    Taylor County Emergency Management, in conjunction with Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Departments, will host an advanced weather spotter class on the third floor of the Campbellsville Fire Department on Tuesday, March 9 at 6 p.m.

    This certified training will be taught by the National Weather Service and will last about two hours. Emergency service personnel, school officials, industrial safety officials, those responsible for public safety and the general public are invited to attend.

    The class is free. For more information, call Ronnie Dooley at 465-8000.

  • Online job training now available to all Kentuckians

    Through a public-private partnership with the Microsoft Corp., Kentucky is distributing 20,250 vouchers for free online training and certification. Gov. Steve Beshear launched Microsoft Elevate America last month and reserved the first distribution of vouchers for unemployed workers across the state.

    Vouchers are available to anyone in the commonwealth on a first-in, first-out basis. More than 17,000 vouchers remain available for computer and Internet technology training. Any resident who meets the requirements, regardless of employment status, can now request a voucher.