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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Early Days Feb. 9, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    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.

  • Early Days Feb. 2, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    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.

  • Early Days Jan. 26, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    January 25, 2007

    Campbellsville High School senior Alysia Dunlap, escorted by Anthony Anderson, was crowned basketball homecoming sweetheart on Friday night between the girl/boy double-header vs. Marion County.

    Yenson Lee “Buck” Herron, 60, of Christerson Lane in Campbellsville, died at 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, in Campbellsville.

    Iva Hunt celebrated her 100th birthday on Jan. 14.