Today's News

  • Doty earns rare Boy Scout award

    It was about two months ago that Bob Doty delivered a sermon on humility as a supply minister at Columbia Union Presbyterian Church. Little did he know, his own humility was about to be tested.

    "I was flying to London two months ago with Jason Wilson, [field director of the Boy Scouts Lincoln Heritage Council]," Doty said. "He said, 'I've got something to tell you ... you've been given the Silver Wolf award."

    Doty greeted the news with shock.

    "I didn't even know I was being nominated. I was quite amazed."

  • Raceland scores 23 points around CHS' 20

    Raceland scored the first 10 points, but trailed 20-10 before tallying the final 13 points to prevail 23-20 over Campbellsville on Friday night in Class A football play-off action at Dave Fryrear Field.

    After a scoreless first quarter, the Rams (8-4) struck first when Bobby McKee’s 20-yard punt return set up a Tyler Farley to McKee 23-yard connection.

    Rocky Jobe’s point-after kick and later 25-yard field goal put Raceland up 10-0 with 6:04 left in the half.

  • Restaurantinspections for Nov. 2

    The following restaurants were inspected by the Lake Cumberland District Health Department using the scale below.

    - 85 to 100, pass inspection.

    - 70 to 84, restaurant must be reinspected within 30 days.

    - Less than 70, a suspension of permit notice is sent to owner; if owner doesn't reply within 10 days, the permit will be revoked and the restaurant will be closed.

  • Man accused of hunting while intoxicated

    A Russell Springs man has been arrested and charged with hunting while under the influence of alcohol after he was reported missing and then found by Kentucky Fish & Wildlife officials.

    Robert L. Wallace, 57, of 4899 Highway 379 was arrested at 10:40 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.

    According to Wallace's arrest citation, Fish & Wildlife officials were contacted by Taylor County Animal Shelter Director John Harris and other officials to help search with a K-9 unit for a missing hunter.

  • Next arts series event is Nov. 17

    The second performance of the Central Kentucky Arts Series 2009-2010 season will feature a puppet show, "Out of the Mist ... a Dragon" by Wood and Strings Theatre.

    The performance will be Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

    Through the regional Touring program, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Southern Arts Federation provided fee support for this performance.

  • Public record for Nov. 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.


    Charles S. Atwell, 43, of Loretto Road in Lebanon, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof filed, dismissed.

  • CU to perform opera

    Campbellsville University will present the opera "The Elixir of Love" by Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848) on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 3 p.m. and Monday, Nov. 23 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall in Gosser Fine Arts Center located at 210 University Drive in Campbellsville.

    The performance is free and open to the public and will have open seating.

  • Update: Police ask for community's help

    Campbellsville Police are searching for three men suspected of an armed robbery in which one man was shot.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at about 5:46 p.m. Friday, officers responded to 710 High Pine Drive after gunshots were reported.

    Arriving at the apartment complex, police found Jermaine Barnett lying in the doorway of his girlfriend's apartment with a gunshot wound to his leg.

    Witnesses say three black males knocked on the door of the apartment and when Barnett opened the door, they rushed in. Witnesses say the men were armed with handguns.

  • One injured in two-vehicle crash

    A Hardyville woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at 12:35 p.m., Sylvester Lee, 80, of Campbellsville pulled his 1991 Chrysler from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on to Water Tower Bypass and into the path of a 1991 Ford driven by Virginia Lile, 43, of Hardyville.

    Lile was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue. She was treated and released.

    Campbellsville Police Sgt. Jaysen Taylor investigated.

  • TRH to offer Medicare seminar

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present "Medicare: Decisions Made Easy" on Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 5 to 6 p.m.

    This class will provide information on the basics of Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage. Participants completing the class will be able to describe the Medicare basics, identify coverage options under Medicare and recognize where to go to obtain assistance.