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Today's News

  • Conservation district announces art, writing contest winners

     

    Taylor County Conservation District recently announced the winners of the Jim Claypool Conservation Art and Writing Contest for 2013.

    The theme was "Mission: H2O." All Kentucky students grade six through 12 are eligible to compete in the writing contest. Students in grade one through five can compete in the art contest.

    To honor the teachers in Taylor County, each of the first-place school winner's teachers will receive $50 to spend on supplies for their classroom.

  • TCES academic team wins region

     

    Taylor County Elementary School was recently named this year's 14th Region academic team champions and several students took home individual awards.

    The quick recall team of Emma Maynard, Peyton McCubbin, Amerilee Lowe, Jacob Milby, Lily Robertson and Caleb Penick won first place.

    The future problem solving team of Peyton McCubbin, Lily Robertson, Amerilee Lowe and Zane Murphy took home second place.

    Emma Maynard placed first place in language arts and Peyton McCubbin received third and Clay Corbin took home fourth.

  • School Menus for April 21-25

    Campbellsville Independent

    April 21-25

    Monday - Cheeseburger on bun with pickles and onions, baked fries, baked beans, fruit cocktail and milk.

    Tuesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad with tomatoes, sweet peas, diced pears, garlic bread, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, peaches, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Beef nachos with corn chips, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and cheese sauce, refried beans, applesauce and milk.

  • Public Record for April 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.

    Traffic

    • David K. Davis, failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepaid.

    • Brittany R. Milby, failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepaid.

    • Sara Bell, failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepaid.

  • Circuit Court Action for April 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 "Circuit Court Action" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Mach 18 Docket:

  • One injured in KY 76 crash

    A Taylor County man was injured in a one-vehicle crash on KY 76 last Friday.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Justin Spencer, 31, of Knifley Road in Elk Horn, was traveling east on KY 76 at 5:39 p.m. driving a 1987 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

    The report states that Spencer told deputies he was attempting to adjust the fuel valve on his motorcycle when he lost control and overturned.

  • GRM hosts yard sale

     

    Green River Ministries' officials hosted a yard sale last Friday to raise money to operate its homeless shelter.

    GRM officials said $1,114.36 was raised and they are pleased with the response.

    GRM board members learned last year that they wouldn't receive funding they depended on to stay open. Since then, there have been several fundraisers to help pay the shelter's bills. Another fundraiser, Cardboard Nation, will be Friday, April 25, at Campbellsville University.

  • Young, Clark to wed

     

    Hannah RaShae Young of Greensburg and Robert Samuel Clark of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Young is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Young. She graduated from Green County High School and is employed at Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab.

    Clark is the son of Robert and Mary Clark and the late Venita Clark. He graduated form Taylor County High School and is employed at Amazon.com.

  • CU student athletes are 'Paxton Strong'

     

    Campbellsville University student athletes recently gathered to take a photo to support the son of a Campbellsville native.

    Paxton Bloyd, 5, son of Cheslee and Jamie Ennis Bloyd of Lexington and grandson of CU Associate Professor of Education Beverly Ennis, was diagnosed in March with Stage IV Burkitt's lymphoma, a type of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Jamie Ennis Bloyd is originally from Campbellsville.

    The "Paxton Strong" effort was created to encourage people to pray for Paxton and his family.

  • Early Days for 4-17

     

    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 15, 2004

    Mayor Brenda Allen announced Tuesday that Bill Cassell has resigned as police chief for medical reasons and Kenneth L. Adams has been appointed in his place.

    A former Campbellsville High School teacher who now teaches at Washington County, Sarah Raikes will be among a group of teachers who will visit several locations in Japan, including cities in Toyota City, Kyota and Tokyo, the capital of Japan.