Today's News

  • Second nursing home lawsuit dismissed

    Another of the three lawsuits filed against a local nursing home has been settled.

    The second to be dismissed in recent weeks, the lawsuit claimed the nursing home was responsible for a Columbia woman's death.

    In January 2013, Lexington attorneys Ross F. Mann and Lisa E. Circeo filed a complaint on behalf of Dorothy Lowe and Lisa Anderson, as co-executrixes of Margaret S. Gumm's estate, in Taylor Circuit Court.

  • TCHS offers nursing program for students


    Students pursuing a career in the medical field have an opportunity to get a jumpstart on their education and experience by enrolling in the Taylor County High School nursing program.

    Students receive hands-on, real-life patient care while preparing for the State Registered Nursing Assistant Certification.

  • CHS personnel working to improve test scores

    The staff members at Campbellsville High School aren't happy with how students fared on the last round of state testing.

    At last week's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting, they discussed their plans to improve the scores.

    The month's Academic Spotlight was on CHS Principal Kirby Smith and site-based decision-making council members Dale Estes, Theresa Young, Ben Davis and Cathy McMahan attended.

    MAP testing was completed recently, they said, and intervention has begun to help students.

  • Public Record for Nov. 17

    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.


    • Ashley Akin, probation violation, 60 days in jail.

  • Woman accused of assault, attempting to escape from police


    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged after she allegedly assaulted someone and then attempted to escape from police custody.

    Windy Buckner, 35, of Duffy Street, was arrested at 4:28 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8.

    According to Buckner's arrest citation, she was extremely intoxicated and pushed someone off a porch at her home. At the time, records state, her blood alcohol level was .233, higher than the legal limit of .08.

  • Woman accused of bringing drugs to jail


    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with taking drugs to jail.

    Patricia A. Moore, no age given, was arrested last Monday at 3 p.m.

  • Two charged with theft


    A Campbellsville man and woman have been arrested and charged with theft.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's report, deputies conducted an investigation that led them to two locations in Elizabethtown.

    The report states that it was discovered that Joshua R. Harris, 33, and Jodi A. Buley, 22, had sold two trailers. One was stolen from a yard on Noe Road in mid October. The other was stolen from Old Lebanon Road on Nov. 9.

  • Make a Christmas miracle


    The little boy had just one change of clothes. But he wasn't wearing them that day. He had to greet the kind strangers stark naked, because his mother was washing his one change of clothes so he could wear them to school the next day.

    So when he opened his Operation Christmas Child box and the first item he saw was a brand new pair of underwear, I can only imagine how happy he was. And the next item was a pair of shorts. I can only believe it was divine intervention that he got that box.

  • Firefighters respond to structure fire


    Campbellsville and Taylor County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to a report of a structure fire at a home on Eads Street. The fire happened at about 5:45 p.m. Monday.

    The home suffered smoke damage.

    At press time, an official report about the fire hadn't yet been released.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel also responded.

  • Georgetown man charged with theft

    A Taylor County grand jury has indicted a Georgetown man and charged him with committing theft in Taylor County.

    Cody Daniel Parker, 23, of Elkhorn Meadows Drive or the Scott County Detention Center, was indicted last Tuesday and charged with theft by unlawful taking more than $500 and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

    According to the indictment, Parker allegedly took property belonging to someone in Taylor County on Jan. 30.