Today's News

  • Tigers edge Cumberland 38-37 in opener

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  • County receives state funds for dead animal removal

    Taylor County will receive $7,200 from the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board to support a Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program in Taylor County.

    The Taylor County Conservation District submitted a proposal to the Taylor County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board.

  • Listening to the President

    Children at several local schools watched President Barack Obama's speech on Tuesday, but some parents chose to opt their children out of hearing his remarks.

    Obama's speech, which is available to read in its entirety on today's Opinion Page or at www.whitehouse.gov, encouraged students to stay in school and try their best.

  • City stops free insurance for spouses, children

    Health insurance coverage will no longer be free to spouses and children of City employees.

    Forced to cut back on costs, Campbellsville City Council members approved a new health insurance plan that passes more of the cost on to employees.

    Speaking to Council members during Tuesday night's regular meeting, Kelly Harding of Reed Bros. Insurance said the goal was to keep the City's premium as close to the current amount of $995,041 as possible.

  • School tax rates set

    No one chose to speak out against either public school system's proposed tax rate increase.

    At Campbellsville Independent Schools, the Board had its required public hearing at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday.

    According to Finance Director Gayle Newton, who recommended the increase to the Board, the new rate is 43.8 cents per hundred dollars of real and tangible property value. The motor vehicle and watercraft property tax rate is 55.4 cents.

    The rate will generate an additional $84,521.79 this coming year, which is the allowed 4 percent increase.

  • Guthrie reports progress on Heartland Parkway project

    U.S. Representative Brett Guthrie, who represents Kentucky's 2nd Congressional District, gave a progress report to the Heartland Parkway Foundation board of directors in Lebanon on Sept. 2. 

    He shared news of pending reauthorization of the federal highway bill currently under consideration by the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, of which he is a member, and affirmed that the bill contains the necessary funding for the next steps of the major road project spanning Taylor, Adair, Marion and Washington counties.

  • Public Record for Sept. 7

    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.

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  • Lady Cards sweep Lady Eagles in volleyball

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  • TCHS Class of 1989 reunion set

    The Taylor County High School Class of 1989 will have its 20-year reunion Saturday, Sept. 5 from 7 to 11 p.m. at All Occasions.

    Those wishing to attend should RSVP to Anthony or DiAnne Harris at 403-1126 or 465-7656.


  • CU professor to screen movie Monday, Sept. 7

    Dr. Jason Garrett, associate professor of mass communication at Campbellsville University, has produced, directed and edited an original movie "To Fly."

    The movie will be screened for a test audience at Vineyard Christian Fellowship church Monday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m.

    The event is free and open to the public.