Today's News

  • Linden String Quartet to perform March 14 in Lebanon

    New Performing Arts will present the Linden String Quartet in Angelic Hall at Centre Square in Lebanon.

    The recital, free and open to the public, will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will include music by Mozart, Berg and Mendelssohn. The performance is part of the Community Performing Arts Series sponsored by Farmers National Bank of Lebanon, Citizens National Bank, Marion County public schools and the Marion County Arts and Humanities Council.

  • City audit shows $160,760 operating loss

    Jeffrey Sprowles of Wise, Buckner & Sprowles presented the 2008-2009 audit of the City's finances at Monday night's City Council meeting.

    Sprowles said the audit shows a $160,760 operating loss, meaning the City spent more than it took in. The City's revenue stream was steady, he said, except for state and federal grant funds, which dropped.

    Expenses were down about $218,000 across all City departments, Sprowles said.

  • CU to host chemistry seminar

    Campbellsville University will host a chemistry seminar Thursday, March 11 featuring Dr. Rick Higashi discussing "Dalton's Muse: Lies of the Periodic Table."

    Higashi is associate professor of chemistry and director of mass spectrometry development for the Center for Regulatory and Environmental Analytical Metabolomics at the University of Louisville, The seminar will be at 5:05 p.m. in Room 402 of Carter Hall, located at 112 University Drive.

    The event is free and open to the public.

  • Smoke on the Mountain

    Campbellsville University's theater department will take a trip back in time to the year 1938 when it performs "Smoke on the Mountain" on March 27-29.

    Performances are at 7 p.m. on March 27 and 29 and 3 p.m. on March 28 in the University Theater.

    Travel to Mount Pleasant, N.C., and join the Sanders family and the Rev. Mervin Oglethorpe for an "upliftin' good time."

  • County expected to receive $800,000-plus for roads

    Representatives from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet district office in Elizabethtown presented a Rural Secondary Road Program report at last Tuesday's Fiscal Court meeting, which states that a little more than $834,000 has been allotted for Taylor County road improvements in 2010-2011.

    Portions of Hancock Road to U.S. 68, Gwinn Lane to KY 3183, KY 634 to the Taylor/Marion county line, Shirley Wooley Road to Raikes Hill Road and KY 658 to KY 1799 will be paved, at an estimated cost of $882,585.

  • St. Baldrick's is Saturday, March 13

    The third annual St. Baldrick's Shaving for a Cure event will be Saturday, March 13 at 11 at Powell Athletic Center on the Campbellsville University campus.

    Donna Wise, chair of the local organizational committee, said recently that 14 teams, comprising about 48 people, and an additional 25 individuals have signed up to be shaved.

    Among those are four women: Gail Shaw, Kentucky Christian Academy's Carla Billeter and Campbellsville Apparel's Robin Davis and Pricillia Skaggs.

    Wise said 10 barbers have signed on as have 10 other volunteers.

  • Public record for March 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.


    Jeramie C. Bagby, inadequate silencer (muffler), failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

    Timothy L. Bowles, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $163.

  • Local man injured in crash near Lebanon

    A Campbellsville man was injured Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash two miles west of Lebanon on KY 208.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, Joseph Brady, 82, of Lebanon was attempting to leave a private drive and pulled into the path of a 1990 Ford driven by David Isaacs, 58, of Campbellsville.

    Isaacs was transported by private vehicle to Springview Hospital in Lebanon. His condition was not available as of press time.

    Brady and his passenger, 82-year-old Goldie Brady, also of Lebanon, were not injured. All parties were wearing seat belts.

  • Council announces winter dairy series

    The Kentucky Dairy Development Council and Alltech have announced this year's "Winter Cover-Alls Dairy Series."

    There are 10 meetings scheduled for across the state through March 12. All meetings are from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. local time.

  • Rogers announces judge/executive candidacy

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers has announced his filing for re-election.

    Rogers has served two terms as judge/executive - from 1999 to 2002, and again from 2006 to the present.

    "I have had the joy and privilege of serving this community as your Taylor County judge/executive," Rogers stated in a news release. "I am, and have always been, a 'people' person. From day one, I have tried to make my office easily accessible to everyone with my open-door policy."