Today's News

  • Newspaper needs your help for 'This Is Taylor County'

    It's that time of year again - the time when the News-Journal scopes out all Taylor County has to offer.

    Each year, the Central Kentucky News-Journal publishes a free community guide centering on Taylor County.

    "This Is Taylor County," published each September, includes stories and information about everything there is to know in Campbellsville and Taylor County.

    But we can't publish this guide without some help.

  • CU to host annual Bible study preview

    The book of Exodus will be discussed at the January Bible Study Preview at Campbellsville University on Thursday, Aug. 7.

    Dr. Dwayne Howell, associate professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Campbellsville University, will be the leader of the study. Howell was recently named Distinguished Professor at Campbellsville University.

    The session, which will be from 1 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., will be at Campbellsville Baptist Church. It is open to everyone - pastors and lay people as well.

  • Williams celebrates first birthday

    Madison Aleah Williams will be 1 year old on Friday, July 18. She is the daughter of Lindsey Williams of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Mike and Cindy Williams of Elk Horn. Great-grandparents are John and Carol Silver of Campbellsville, Corrine Williams of Elk Horn and the late Pete Williams.

  • Economic development group seeks input

    A group working to help regions develop effective approaches to workforce and economic development is seeking public input.

    In order to build an approach that will continue to work in the region, Wired65 officials have developed a survey to collect insight from current and former residents of the region. The survey is available at www.Wired65.org and must be completed by July 31.

  • Intrepid celebrates 40 years

    More than a hundred current and former employees of Intrepid USA Home Health and their families gathered on Saturday, June 28 to reminisce and celebrate 40 years of service in the Lake Cumberland area.

  • Kessler, Cochran duo winners in Open Talent

    Samuel Kessler, 8, and Tori Cochran, 11, recently competed against 13 other acts in the Q-104 Open Talent Contest as part of the Taylor County Fair. They were the winners in the age 11 to 15 category. They sang a duet comprised of English and Italian titled, "The Prayer," which was recorded by Celine Dion and Josh Groban. They received a cash award and a medal. Kessler is the son of Richie and Sonya Kessler of Campbellsville. Cochran is the daughter of Scot and Beth Cochran of Campbellsville.

  • Property transfers for July 17

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

    Campbellsville Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Campbellsville to Buckhorn Investments Inc. of Campbellsville, a tract of land on South Columbia Avenue, 0.1439 acre, $7,551.

    Brooke Herron and Joshua D. Houk of Austin Drive in Campbellsville and Tiffany M. Marrett of Gloria Avenue in Lebanon to Joshua D. and Angela Brooke Houk of Austin Drive in Campbellsville, tract 14 of the Caldwell Division, survivorship, fair market value $15,000.

  • Special meeting for TCHS council

    A special meeting has been called for the Taylor County High site-based decision making council.

    The meeting will be at the school today (Monday) at 7:15.

    There is only one item on the agenda: to recommend employee positions.

  • New County building inspector appointed

    Taylor County has a new building inspector.

    At last week's Fiscal Court meeting, magistrates discussed the appointment of a new building inspector to replace Kenny Phillips.

    Phillips announced at the June Court meeting that he would resign his position because his duties at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department have increased.

    After a lengthy discussion, magistrates appointed Carly Fudge of Adair County.

  • Public record for July 14

    Small Claims Filed

    08-S-048, filed 5/27/08; Michael Craig Wright of Greensburg Road in Campbellsville v. Ritchie Taylor of Blue Ridge Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes for cabinets, $620 and $91 in court costs.

    08-S-056, filed 6/13/08; Cash Express of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Jeffrey Rodgers of North Jackson Street in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on loan, $287.50 and $91 in court costs.