Today's News

  • 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.

  • Planning to remodel Campbellsville schools begins

    Plans to use the money generated from a Campbellsville schools nickel tax are now officially in the works.

    At Monday night's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Mike Deaton was given permission to begin the process of getting design professionals to work on construction plans.

    In August, Board members voted unanimously to set the District's property tax rate at 53.2 cents per $100 of assessed value.

  • TCHS band ends marching season as grand champions


    Taylor County High School Marching Band ended its season being named grand champion this past Saturday.

    The band traveled to Clayton, Ohio, to compete in the Mid-States Band Association Class AA Championships.

    The contest was at Northmont High School and featured 19 bands from Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.

    In the preliminary round, the Marching Cardinals earned a distinguished rating, placed second and had the best scores in music and general effect.

  • CES students tour downtown Campbellsville


    Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently toured downtown Campbellsville and met with many governmental leaders to discuss their roles as officials.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young met with students at the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Ryan Jewell and Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Chief Kyle Smith also spoke to students.

    The students toured the police station, fire department and EMS headquarters.

  • Community leaders read to CES students


    Campbellsville schools' Family Resource Center recently sponsored the program, "A Few Good Men and Women," which gives community leaders the opportunity to read to Campbellsville Elementary School students in the classroom.

  • TCHS students tour ECTC


    Taylor County High School students recently toured Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Students were served dinner by the culinary arts department and given a tour of all the technical and associate degree programs.

    Students were given information on admission requirements, four-year degrees and financial services.

    The trip was funded by the 21st Century Program.