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Today's News

  • Nominate your favorite 'Man of the Year'

    Taylor County is lucky to have many remarkable men. And the Central Kentucky News-Journal honors just some of those men each June.

    In particular, the News-Journal is searching for a man worthy of the title "Taylor County Man of the Year."

    In cooperation with several local businesses, the News-Journal will publish a special section honoring that man - and others - on Monday, June 9.

    The "Taylor County Man of the Year" will be chosen from community nominations.

  • Stone-Keltner

    Mr. and Mrs. Gary Frank Stone of Scottsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah-Kathryn Stone, to Brandon Kendrick Keltner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Keltner of Campbellsville.

    Stone is the granddaughter of Annice Stone of Scottsville, Mr. and Mrs. William Smila of Glasgow and the late Frank B. Stone and Jack Douglas Alexander.

  • One injured in collision

    A Campbellsville teenager was injured Friday in a motorcycle collision.

    According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy William Rice, Roger Bright, 19, of Reids Chapel Road was traveling north on a 2000 Kawasaki 600R on Reids Chapel Road.

    The report states that Bright ran off the roadway and into a ditch when he attempted to drive around a curve.

    Bright was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital where he was treated and released.

  • Three enter pleas

    Three of five Campbellsville residents accused of operating a crime ring have pleaded guilty to various charges against them, though criminal syndication charges were dismissed.

    The five were indicted by a Taylor County grand jury in February 2007.

    According to the indictments, the defendants were accused of conspiring together in the theft and distribution of stolen property in December 2006.

    Indicted were:

    - Joseph Q. Seadler, 24, of 420 Kenny St.

    - Megan Michelle Wise, 20, of 403 Smith Ridge Road.

    - Timothy Wayne Crum, 28, also of 420 Kenny St.

  • Scott-Rafferty

    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Scott of Fair Play, S.C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Elizabeth Scott of Statesboro, Ga., to Jonathan Carter Rafferty, son of Janet Rafferty of Campbellsville and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Rafferty of Mechanicsville, Va.

    Scott is the granddaughter of Mildred T. Scott of Statesboro, Hazel L. Vaughn of Spring Hill, Fla. and the late Edward C. Scott and Charles L. Vaughn.

  • Property transfers for May 1

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Hidden Meadows Inc. of Greensburg Road in Campbellsville to Howard Eastridge Construction Inc. of Sulphur Springs Road in Columbia, Lots 98 through 105, 107, and 109 through 118 of Section H of the Hidden Meadows Subdivision, $212,865.

    Howard Eastridge Construction Inc. of Sulphur Springs Road in Columbia to Carroll and Betty Floyd of High Point Crossing in Campbellsville, Lot 110 of Section H of the Hidden Meadows Subdivision, $19,900.

  • Scott, Rafferty honored with wedding shower

    Carrie Scott and Jonathan Rafferty were honored with a wedding shower on Saturday, April 12 at Good Hope Baptist Church. Rafferty is a native of Taylor County and a graduate of Taylor County High. The couple will marry on May 3 at Quail Creek Resort in Alabama. Pictured are, from left, Beulah Netherland, the groom's grandmother; Jonathan and Carrie; and Janet Rafferty, the groom's mother.

  • Girl Scout decorate cakes

    Taylor County Girl Scout Troop #298 attended a cake decorating class on March 29 in Elizabethtown. Members who participated were Payton Howard, Kelsey Woodrum, Danielle Dickens, Grace Bertram and Sarah Dickens.

  • Lady Tigers win third straight MSC softball title

    Campbellsville University's Lady Tigers went undefeated to capture its third consecutive Mid-South Conference Tournament championship on Saturday in Georgetown.

    The Lady Tigers defeated the University of the Cumberlands 6-3 in Thursday's first game.

    Campbellsville scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth to take the victory.

    Laura Slack's 3-3 effort, paced CU while Erica Creek was 2-3 with two RBI.

    Cassidy Kroeker went the distance for the Lady Tigers to pick up the win.

  • KCS competes in Math Olympics

    Kentucky Christian School recently competed against nine other Christian schools in Math Olympics. The following students, from left, front, placed in their categories: Bryce Steele, fourth grade computation, second place; Jilly Bruns, fourth grade reasoning, third place; Cory Pace, third grade computation, third place; and Will Miller, third grade computation, fourth place. Back: Kassie Miller, fifth grade reasoning, third place; Hannah Howard, fifth grade computation, first place; and Rikki Michelle Neat, fifth grade computation, second place.