Today's News

  • Saying goodbye

    On Monday, the waiting rooms are full, with some there just for a routine visit and others in need of medical attention. The phone rings incessantly in the background.

    Concerned parents ask questions, and the faint sound of a baby crying can be heard from the front desk.

    Along the walls are framed photographs given to him by his patients, some with him pictured as well.

    He walks out of an exam room with a medical chart in his hands, wearing a white lab coat and carrying a well-worn medical bag. He runs his hands through his graying hair and takes a breath.

  • Junior Miss was outstanding

    Many little girls grow up looking forward to their chance to participate in the annual Junior Miss program.

    This year, 21 young women participated in the 2010 Taylor County Junior Miss program. Their performances were outstanding - off stage as well as on stage. Throughout the summer, the girls spent hours practicing and working on the program. They also participated in community service projects.

    That kind of sportsmanship is needed in all areas of life.

  • Durham High School Reunion is Sept. 4-6

    The Durham High School Reunion is set for Sept. 4-6, and events for all ages have been planned.

    Activities begin Friday with a food court at 11 a.m. until mid-afternoon. Menu items for sale will include pinto beans and cornbread, fried chicken, chili, an assortment of desserts and drinks. Delivery will be available to businesses that place an order of five or more.

    On Friday night, reunion attendees will attend this year's first Music in the Park event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Miller Park Amphitheater. Campbellsville resident Doug Lamb will be performing.

  • MeLeigha Pollock wins Junior Miss

    MeLeigha Pollock was named the 2010 Taylor County Junior Miss on Saturday evening. Pollock also earned preliminary awards in interview, talent, self expression and fitness.

    The daughter of Michael and Susie Pollock, she played the piano as her talent.

    Morgan Murrell was named first runner-up. She also earned preliminary awards in talent and fitness and took home the scholastic award.

    Ariel Beam was second runner-up and also won a fitness preliminary.

    Chloe Tucker was third runner-up and earned preliminaries in interview and self expression.

  • Property transfers for Aug. 20

    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.

    Beams Properties LLC of Hodgenville Road in Campbellsville to Thad and Teresa Smith of Greensburg Road in Campbellsville, tract 2 of the Milby, Milby and Carter Farm Division, $9,500.

  • CU opens gridiron season Saturday at Cumberland U.

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  • Crystal ball sees lot of .500 type seasons

    Football kicks off locally tomorrow night as Taylor County hosts Adair County while Campbellsville is the site of the inaugural Forcht Bank Bowl on Saturday evening.

  • Indians spoil Cards' season opener 21-6

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  • Eagles lose to LaRue 30-12

    LaRue County tallied three second-half touchdowns and three conversions to pull away from a 6-6 half-time deadlock and pin a 30-12 home-field loss on Campbellsville High School’s Eagles in the inaugural game of the Forcht Bank Bowl on Saturday night.

    “We’ve got a good bunch of guys, but I’m not happy with the penalties and it will be addressed,” CHS head coach Jason Chappell said after his first game as Eagles’ head boss. “We’ve got to cut that out whether we win or lose.”

  • Dragons dump Cardinals 44-16

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