Today's News

  • Voters go to the polls tomorrow


    For months, they have worked to prove they are the best for the job. But tomorrow, the campaigning will be over.

    Eighty candidates have filed for election this year in 35 races on tomorrow's election ballet, and voters will be asked to decide who they want to serve as the county's top officials.

    Taylor County's 20 voting precincts will open at 6 a.m. tomorrow and voters will have until 6 p.m. to cast their votes. Those voting must be in line at 6 p.m. to be able to vote.

  • Students attend field day at Clay Hill forest


    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    High school and middle school students from four Kentucky counties, including Taylor, attended the first field day of the semester at Campbellsville University's Clay Hill Memorial Forest, a regional center for environmental education and research, on Oct. 21.

    Students from Green County High School, Lebanon Middle School and Adair County High School also attended.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Oct. 27.

    They are freshman Colton Hughes, sophomore Layke Burriss, senior Lexus Denham and junior Gabby Pyles.

  • CMS names Leaders of the Week


    Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 27.

    They are fifth-grader Dakota Harris, sixth-grader Destiny Hicks, fourth-grader Mary Russell, seventh-grader Zaria Cowan and eighth-grader Casey Hardin.

  • CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Attendance Leaders of the Week.

    They are kindergartner Allison Dean, first-grader Tiffany Gaddie, second-grader KeAvian Miller and third-grader Kehleigh Vaught.

  • Green River Ministries news for the month of October


    Kim Davis

    Green River Ministries

    The follow is news from Green River Ministries for the month of October.

    Upcoming Events

    Second annual Hearts to Help concert will be Saturday, Nov. 15, at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. and the concert will begin at 6 p.m. Contact (270) 465-9880 to become a business sponsor for this event.

  • CU television guests discuss politics


    Campbellsville University will air a television show featuring officials discussing this and next year's elections.

  • Junior conservation members to host recycling event

    Taylor County Conservation District Junior Board members will host a recycling event at Miller Park on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon.

    The board members are partnering with Taylor County Homemakers, Taylor County Fiscal Court and the city of Campbellsville in an effort to increase awareness about the importance of recycling and its impact on the community.

    When residents bring recyclable materials to the event, they will receive a free container to collect their recyclable materials at home.

  • Public Record for Nov. 3

     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.


    • Jason Z. Green, failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepaid.

    • Starlisha S. Wilson, failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepaid.

  • Food Inspections for 11-3

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

    • 85 to 100, pass inspection.

    • 70 to 84, business must be re-inspected 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 business will be closed.

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