Today's News

  • Residents receives white coat during ceremony

    Morgan Murrell, a first-year student at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, participated in the White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 6, in UK's Memorial Hall.

    During the ceremony, Murrell and 66 other students, including 40 Kentuckians, received white coats representing their entry into the dental profession as student dentists.

    Dental faculty also welcomed students to the dental profession as colleagues and challenged them to make a commitment toward gaining the knowledge and compassion necessary to become outstanding dentists.

  • A Wise Choice Daycare participating in food program

    A Wise Choice Daycare is now participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

    Participants eligible for free and/or reduced price meals must have a completed application with documentation of eligibility information, which may include a SNAP or K-TAP case number or names of household members and income information.

  • CMS student lighthouse team named


    Campbellsville Middle School has named its student lighthouse team.

    The team is a representation of two students from each grade level at CMS. Students went through an application process to be chosen.

    The team will be responsible for helping implement and develop the Leader in Me program at CMS.

    Team members are Brainna Hayes, Zoi McAninch, Kaynlyn Smith, Dakota Slone, Sarah Adkins, Zaquan Cowen, Lauryn Agathen, Caliegh Bright, Brandon Greer and Natasha Combs.

  • TCMS names Leaders of the Week


    Taylor County Middle School Student Leaders of the Week for the week of Oct. 13 are Hannah Phillips, Amelia Bowen, Rylee Vaughn, Ariel Mattingly, Drew Woodcox and Jadin Sturgill.

  • CU professor receives award


    Kasey Ricketts

    Campbellsville University

    Twyla Hernandez, assistant professor of Christian missions, was presented with the Non-Tenured Faculty Award at Campbellsville University recently.

    Hernandez, who has been employed at CU since 2011, was presented the award by Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, and Dr. Frank Cheatham, senior vice president for academic affairs, at the first chapel of the semester.

  • Cattlemen's association accepting program applications

    Taylor County Cattlemen's Association will accept applications for participation in the County Agricultural Investment Program beginning Oct. 31 at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    Applications will be accepted through Nov. 14 during regular business hours, which are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Compassionate Friends group changes meeting place

    The Compassionate Friends of Central Kentucky group has changed its meeting place.

    The group will now meet at The Rock Community Church across from Cox Interior.

    Meetings are on the third Monday of each month except May, July and December, at 6:30 p.m.

  • Public Record for Oct. 16

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in public record are published without exceptions, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    District Civil Settled

  • Man accused of having child pornography


    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with having child pornography.

    Lonnie Harness, 29, of Sharon Drive, was arrested Sunday at about 2 p.m.

    According to court records, Harness was arrested after Campbellsville Police Detective Ben Riggs completed an investigation. Campbellsville Police Officer Jeromy Burris made the arrest. Harness was allegedly found with photos depicting child pornography on his cell phone.

  • Greensburg man accused of stealing from Taylor County business

    A Greensburg man has been arrested and charged with stealing from a Taylor County business.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a complaint on Aug. 22 of a theft in the parking lot of Stanley Engineered Fastening on Roberts Road in Campbellsville.

    The report states that a Stanley Engineered Fastening employee reported that someone had stolen three guardrail barriers from the business.