Today's News

  • City Occupational Tax

    City officials say they aren't sure yet how much the City's occupational tax will bring in each year. And as a result, Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen says, the City is watching its budget carefully.

    Campbellsville City Council members voted 5-4 last June to enact a 1 percent occupational tax. The move came after the City and County, which had been splitting a Countywide 1 percent occupational tax, went separate ways. The new tax went into effect July 1.

  • Wills-Townley engagement

    Lt. Col. and Mrs. J. Michael Wills of Florence, Ky. announce with the engagement of their daughter, Amy Joanne, to Jonathan Blade Townley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Townley of Campbellsville and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Clark of Paris, Ky.

    Townley is the grandson of Arvin and Julie Kessinger of Hodgenville, Ky.

    He is a 2001 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2006 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. He is employed as the branch manger of BB & T Bank in Monticello, Ky.

  • TCHS Show Choir to present "Show for Dough"

    The Taylor County High School Show Choir will present the annual "Show For Dough" on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.

    The concert will be at the Taylor County Middle School gym and will feature the current show choir as well as alumni and friends of the group.

    Admission is by donation, with all proceeds going to support the group's spring revue, which is scheduled for March 25-27.


  • Graham anniversary

    Eddie and Joyce Graham will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 6.

    The couple married in a ceremony on Feb. 6, 1960, at Walnut Hill Baptist Church in Campbellsville. Bro. Henry Parrott officiated.

    The Grahams have two children, Cindy Scott and her husband Anthony, and Eddie Graham Jr. and his wife Lisa.

    They also have five grandchildren, Caley Melton, Corey Melton, Tori Graham, Callie Watson and Payton Watson.

    The family will celebrate together.


  • Kudos to City, County road crews

    Kudos to workers in the City and County road departments for their long, tiring hours of work during the recent snowstorm.

    While the rest of us were snug in our warm homes, they were out in the cold, salting and scraping the roads so we could get where we needed to go.

    Snow fell last Friday night nearly as fast as they could clear it, yet roads were still passable on Saturday.

    We appreciate your hard work!


  • Taylor Regional Hospital recognizes new team members

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized new team members for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast in their honor.

  • Volleyball teams to host fundraiser

    The Campbellsville High and Campbellsville Middle school volleyball teams will have a potato and vegetable soup fundraiser Tuesday, Feb. 2.

    On the menu will be potato or vegetable soup, grilled cheese sandwiches, dessert and a drink.

    The fundraiser will be in the Campbellsville High School cafeteria from 5 to 7 p.m.

    Cost is $10 for a family of five or less. Individual tickets are $3.

    The event will be in conjunction with a girl/boy basketball game at 6 p.m. in the gym.


  • Property transfers for Feb. 4

    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.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital names winter 2010 ambassador

    Heather Griffiths has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for winter 2010. Other nominees were Carol Elmore, Christy Rucker and Rosie Sullivan.

    Griffiths was nominated by a team member. The following was written on her nomination forms.

    "Heather is a conscientious nurse who possesses excellent patient care skills. She always acts in the patients' best interest and stands as their advocate. Heather has worked with the cardiologists for several years and has gained their respect.

  • Taylor County girl will sing at national truck show

    Daley Sapp, 17 and a senior at TCHS, has been chosen by the directors of the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center to sing the National Anthem at the National Farm Machinery Show Truck and Tractor Pulls at Freedom Hall in Louisville on Feb. 10-13.

    Sapp, a senior at Taylor County High School, is the daughter of Jackie Willis Sapp and Mark Sapp, both of Campbellsville.

    Sapp will sing at each show during the event. Shows are set for 7:30 each evening and also at 1 p.m. on Saturday.