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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Local dentist retiring after 44 years

    Dr. Frank Metzmeier was never a believer in astrological signs. But, years ago, one patient challenged that lack of belief.

    "I had this one lady who would never come to see me unless the sign was right," Metzmeier recalls. "She came in one day and said, 'The sign is not right, but this tooth is killing me.'"

    Metzmeier had a look at the tooth and decided that it needed to be pulled. He had pulled a few of the woman's teeth in the past without problems. But, he said, those were apparently done under the right sign.

  • Fired-up Cards dominate Garrard 26-12

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  • Three injured in Old Columbia collision

    Three Taylor County residents were injured in the early morning hours on Tuesday in a one-vehicle collision on Old Columbia Road.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Kyle Rakes, 20, of 110 Fairview Drive was traveling in a 2007 Chevrolet on Old Columbia Road at 3:30 a.m.

    The report states that Rakes' vehicle left the road, struck an embankment and overturned several times, cutting a utility pole in two.