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Today's News

  • Couple gives land to Kentucky Christian School

    Christmas came early this year for Kentucky Christian School.

    KCS has been given land by a local couple on which to build a new school. And as a result of the donation, a campaign to raise money to build the new school has been launched.

    According to deed records at the Taylor County Courthouse, Walter and Laverne Rhodes of Rhodes Road in Campbellsville recently gave a 16.828-acre tract of land near Old Columbia Road to KCS as a gift. The fair market value of the property, according to the deed, is $380,000.

  • You've come a long way, baby!

    In today's issue, readers will see five pages devoted to National Business Women's Week in October.

    On these pages, there are advertisements in honor of local women in business as well as feature stories about three Taylor County women who do their best to contribute to their community.

    This year's stories are about Linda Clark, Jane Wheatley and Karen Patton. Clark owns her own catering business, Wheatley is CEO at Taylor Regional Hospital and Patton renovated a building in downtown and started a day spa and salon.

  • Property transfers for Oct. 15

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "Property Transfers" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Lafern P. Bernard of Hardy Road in Campbellsville to Oliver and Ruth Tungate of Eagle Point Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the east side of Hardy Road, 1.023 acres, $160,000.

  • Public record for Oct. 19

    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 Filed

    09-S-103, filed 9/27/09; Cash Express of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Tyler Marples of Palestine Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $515 and $81 in court costs.

  • Health Department to host a second H1N1 clinic

    A second H1N1 flu shot clinic will take place today.

    All health departments in the Lake Cumberland District Health Department area, including Taylor County, will host clinics today from 5 until 7 p.m. No appointments will be made. Vaccine will be available on a first-come, first-served basis and quantities are limited.

  • Property transfers for Oct. 15

    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

    Matthew R. Matheny, 18, of Mt. Washington Road in Louisville, speeding, $203, prepayable.

    Bessie J. Dile, 70, of Holmes Street in Frankfort, speeding, $183, prepayable.

  • Public record for Oct. 12

    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.

    Circuit Civil Filed

  • Cowboys clinch Senior title in Community Club Youth Football

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  • Fire Prevention

    Firefighters have a new tool in their educational arsenal.

    Thanks to a $32,000 Fire Prevention Safety Grant, Campbellsville Fire Department personnel can now train local residents on the proper way to use a fire extinguisher without using real fire or a real fire extinguisher.

    The fire extinguisher trainer was put to use in the schools for the first time this week, as part of Fire Prevention Week.

  • Fire destroys Country Club building

    An early morning fire destroyed a building at Campbellsville Country Club that houses golf carts.

    According to a Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department news release, firefighters received a call reporting the fire at around 6 a.m. Monday morning. Upon their arrival, firefighters found the building fully involved.

    The building and several golf carts inside were deemed a total loss. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

    Fifteen firefighters were on the scene for about three hours with four trucks.