Today's News

  • All the youthfulness you need

    “Hume Cronyn,” she said, squinting her eyes in my direction.
    I was standing in the grocery store aisle.
    “Excuse me?” I responded, clueless about what she meant. “Hugh?”
    “Hume, Hume,” she emphasized, “Hume Cronyn, the actor. You look like him.”
    This was a bit unusual, at least for me. I’m not used to being stopped by a complete stranger in the grocery store and learning that I look like someone I’ve never heard of.

  • Short session brings big results

    A wide array of bills were heard in committees and voted out of the Senate in a busy and exciting third week of the 2017 Session. Because this year’s 30-day meeting of the Kentucky General Assembly is considered a “short session,” we make sure we maximize our time here in Frankfort.

  • Early Days Feb. 23, 2017


    February 27, 2007

    Taylor Countians love their cookies. So much so that they spent more than $57,000 on them during the recent Girl Scouts cookie sale. And that’s not counting the upcoming booth sales.

    Elma Wilson and Jessie Stiles exchanged wedding vows on Jan. 30 at the Senior Citizens Center in Campbellsville. Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers performed the ceremony.

    Robert D. Hall, 73, of Davis Road in Campbellsville, died at 2:40 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2007, in Campbellsville.

  • Regular-season high school play concludes


  • Landis’ buzzer-beater enables Green to sweep home CHS


  • Lady Cards end regular season on win streak

    Bobby Brockman

    Taylor County started the girls’ basketball season with three victories and concluded regular-season play with four straight triumphs.
    Coach Tim Peterson’s Lady Cardinals downed Whitley County 51-41 at home on Saturday and finished with a 52-40 road win at Berea on Monday.
    In the final game at the current gymnasium, Sarah Botkin (15), Rachel Shoemaker (14) and Danielle Sublett (10) reached double figures in scoring and the trio had seven, eight and six rebounds, respectively.

  • Six TCHS wrestlers bound for state


  • Torching Old Glory: Is flag burning free speech?


    Before the dust settled from the November election, President-elect Donald Trump waded out into turbulent waters by expressing his dislike for flag burning. Even though this may not be a “front burner” (pardon the pun) issue for many Americans, it does present us with interesting ambiguities.

    For instance, if a ban is passed on flag burning, how will VFW posts all over the country properly dispose of worn and tattered flags?  Ironically, burning a flag can be both a symbol of respect and contempt in America.

  • Early Days Feb. 16, 2017


    February 15, 2007

    J.W. and Ann Wethington McFarland of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 25.

    Johnnie Price was honored at the October 2006 Taylor County Farm Bureau annual meeting for 29 years’ service as president of the local Farm Bureau board.

    Vickie Caldwell has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital ambassador for winter 2007.

    Winifred Pickett Conover, 89, of Campbellsville, died Friday, Feb. 9, 2007 in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days Feb. 9, 2017


    February 1, 2007

    Ira and Mary Lawson of Campbellsville will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Feb. 14.

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal staff won nine awards at the Kentucky Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest awards banquet Friday, Jan. 26.

    Amber Haynes recently graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor of science degree in health care administration.