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Today's News

  • Art display by cancer patients starts Monday

    Taylor Regional Hospital’s Cancer Center will be hosting an art exhibit starting today.

    The Lilly Oncology On Canvas exhibit is a traveling display of artwork by cancer patients from across the country, according to Ann Dabney, public relations director at TRH.

    “It’s a wonderful thing and we are excited to have it here,” Dabney said.

    Cancer Center Director Sherri Angel, who has worked there for about nine years, said she tears up when she reads the descriptions that patients and their caregivers give for each piece.

  • Oakes joins CKNJ staff

    Zac Oakes is the newest member of the Central Kentucky News-Journal staff, having started last Monday.

    Oakes graduated from Russell County High School in 2013, and from Lindsey Wilson College in December 2016. While at LWC, he worked as the editor for the school newspaper, RaiderView.

  • St. Baldrick’s event set for March 18

    The Campbellsville St. Baldrick’s “Shaving for a Cure” event is coming up, and organizers are hoping for another strong turnout.

    The annual event, now in its 10th year in Campbellsville, is looking to raise enough money to surpass a grand total of $400,000 raised over the past 10 years.

    The “Shaving for a Cure” event will be held March 18, 2017, at Powell Athletic Center on the campus of Campbellsville University at 11 a.m.

  • England charged with rape, assault

    A Campbellsville man accused of a violent rape is among six that a Taylor County Grand Jury indicted on Tuesday.

    Richard England, 23, of Interlaken, was charged with two counts of first-degree rape with serious physical injury, both Class A felonies; first-degree sodomy, a Class B felony; and second-degree assault, a Class C felony.

    If convicted, England could face as much as life imprisonment.

  • 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
    sports@cknj.com

    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

    TEN YEARS AGO

    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.