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Today's News

  • Fugitive housed in Taylor County jail

    A fugitive who faces child molestation charges has been arrested in Graves County and is now being housed in the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Jose Gudalupe Valerio-Dominguez, 23, of 315 N. Main in Stanton, Ky. was arrested in Graves County by Kentucky State Police on Saturday, Jan. 14.

    A warrant was issued for Valerio-Dominguez's arrest in Cobb County, Ga. on July 3, 2008. The warrant charges him with child molestation and enticing a child.

  • Dress codes see little change

    School dress codes for 2009-2010 bear few changes from last year, local administrators say.

    Student dress plays a vital role in the classroom, according to Campbellsville High School Principal Kirby Smith.

    "I believe that dress codes are important because they are very beneficial in creating an appropriate academic culture and climate," he said. "Dress codes also help to maintain a safe and secure climate at school."

    Taylor County High School Principal Charles Higdon Jr. said dress codes also help prepare students for the workforce.

  • Miss Kentucky Teen USA

    Jefra Bland of Campbellsville, Miss Kentucky Teen USA, leaves for the Bahamas on Sunday to compete in the national pageant.

    The community attended a reception in her honor Thursday at Cafe Bonin.

     

  • Return of the Eagles

    After not competing for the past three school years, Campbellsville High School's marching band is back.

    Last year, CHS hired Zach Shelton to take over the band program after Jaime Smith, who had been band director since 2005, accepted a position at LaRue County High School. Shelton completed his music education degree in May 2008 at Campbellsville University. At CU, he was involved in the chorus, orchestra, marching band, jazz band and other activities.

  • KUDO: Welcome back, Marching Eagles

    After three years' hiatus, the Campbellsville Marching Eagles are back, and we're glad to see it.

    Band teaches kids more than just music. Marching band is about teamwork and dedication, the same as other extracurricular groups. Sports aren't for all kids, which is why band is an important addition to any school's list of activities.

    We wish you luck, Marching Eagles, and we'll be watching!

     

  • UPS claims Industrial Tournament title at VMP

    Men’s Church Tourney

    July 20

    Campbellsville Christian (14) — L. Lyons 3 singles; G. Lyons 2 singles, double; Harrison single, homer; M. Rucker single, triple; G. Rucker 3 singles; Williams single, homer; Malone 2 singles.

    Freedom (0) — Polston single, double.

    Campbellsville Baptist (10) — Baughman 2 singles; Ambers single, 2 walks; Watson single, double; Pollock single, double, homer; Southwood single, 3 doubles.

  • Public record for July 23

    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.

    Traffic

    Christine R. Bell, 26, of Shreveport Drive in Campbellsville, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, dismissed.

  • CU names new sports information director

    Campbellsville University has named Chris Megginson, a sports editor from Columbiana, Ala., as its new sports information director, according to an announcement from Rusty Hollingsworth, director of athletics.

    Megginson will begin the position at the end of August.

    "I am pleased to announce that Chris Megginson has accepted our offer to join the athletics staff as sports information director. He has the experience and qualifications that we need to move our sports information department forward," Hollingsworth said.

  • Veterans Memorial Park softball schedule

    Monday, July 27

    Men’s Church Tournament

    6:15 (1)    All-Star Game

    7:20 (1)     Campbellsville Christian vs. Elk Horn Baptist

    7:20 (2)    Campbellsville Baptist vs. First Baptist

    8:25 (1)     C-ville Christian vs. Elk Horn Baptist (if needed)

    8:25 (2 or 1)    Palestine Baptist vs. Living Grace 1

    9:30 (1)    Consolation bracket final

    Tuesday, July 28

    Church Coed Tournament

  • Restaurant inspections for July 13

    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 reinspected within 30 days

    - Under 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.

    - Tim Horton's Camp Kentahten of Kentahten Trail in Campbellsville received a health code score of 100, citing no violations.