Today's News

  • Annual pancake breakfast is April 25

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department's annual pancake breakfast will be Saturday, April 25 from 5 a.m. to noon.

    Advance tickets can be purchased at the fire department or from a firefighter beginning Wednesday, April 1 for $4.50 each. Tickets at the door are $5 each.


  • Bone marrow drive is April 14-17

    One of Campbellsville University's professors, Dr. Kris Weatherly, has been diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia and the only treatment for this disease is a bone marrow transfusion.

    Currently, there are no viable donors who are a match for Weatherly in the national donor bank.

    "It is imperative that Dr. Weatherly receive a transplant within the next couple of months or it could be too late for him," according to Chrys Hines, instructor in business at CU.

  • St. Catharine College to host job fair

    The second annual St. Catharine College job fair will be Friday, April 17.

    About 20 employers will be meeting potential employees from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lourdes Hall gymnasium. 

    This year's employers include temporary employment agencies, recruiters from the federal government, private business, post-graduate educational programs and state agencies.

  • Benefit planned for Taylor County student

    A benefit yard sale Friday, April 17 will benefit a local girl who is waiting for a bone marrow transplant.

    The sale will begin at 8 a.m. at the Community Center. Proceeds will benefit Sarah Glass, a 7-year-old student in the Taylor County School system. 

    To donate items, contact Sheila Hayes at 465-5859 or 849-5484, JoAnne Carter at 465-1149 or Melissa Carter at 789-6731.


  • Speaker to address living with diabetes

    Ann Gann, a member of the sanofi-aventis A1C Champions Program, will speak and share her personal experience of living with diabetes at the Taylor County Health Department on Thursday, April 16.

    The program is a patient-led approach to diabetes education by sharing diabetes management strategies based on training and personal experience.

    Gann will discuss developing a healthy lifestyle, overcoming fears about diabetes, finding resources for support and other topics.

  • BREAKING NEWSKentucky court dismisses alcohol appeal

    The Kentucky Court of Appeals has dismissed an appeal contesting a judge's decision that upheld the results of last May's local option election, which allowed some Campbellsville restaurants to serve alcohol.

    According to court records, the appeal was dismissed because the appellants failed to file court documents within the time allowed by state law.

    According to KRS 120.075, any party may appeal a judgment within 10 days of that judgment being filed.


  • Taylor County Democrats meet today

    The Taylor County Democrat Executive Board will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Taylor County Courthouse. All members, officials and precinct workers are urged to attend. The meeting is open to the public.

  • TRH to present life support classes

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a Basic Life Support for Heartsavers Class on Wednesday, April 15 from 8 a.m. to noon and Thursday, April 30 from 1 to 5 p.m.

    The class will describe the particular phases of emergency cardiac care that prevents circulatory or respiratory arrest (or insufficiency) through prompt recognition and intervention, early entry into the EMS system or both and externally supports the circulation and respiration of a victim of cardiac or pulmonary arrest through BLS.

  • CU to host Georgia pastor at chapel service

    Campbellsville University will host Dr. Charles "Chuck" Owens, pastor of First Baptist Church in Hinesville, Ga. and an alumnus of CU, at chapel Wednesday, April 15 at 10 a.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    The public is invited to attend the service. Ransdell Chapel is located at 401 N. Hoskins Ave.

    Owens is a 1991 graduate of Campbellsville University and has served at First Baptist Church since 2002. He was associate pastor of the church from 1998 to 2002.

  • Public record for April 9

    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.


    Matthew R. Thompson, 24, of Tiffany Lane in Campbellsville, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, dismissed; failure to wear seat belts, $25.