Today's News

  • Early Days Jan. 19, 2017

                        TEN YEARS AGO
    January 18, 2007
    Anna Scott donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love.
    Michael Marcum, a rural mail carrier, joined the Million Mile Club. This driver’s award takes at least 30 years to acquire. Marcum received a pin and a plaque.
    Brookelyn Newton, Casey Sallee, Abby Heineman and Cassie Squires were recently presented with the math award at Campbellsville Elementary School.

  • Legal drama around Jones Creek continues

    A new bridge was completed on Jones Creek Road more than a year ago, but there is still litigation regarding whether the road is private or public.

    At a Taylor County Fiscal Court meeting on Tuesday evening, Jones Creek Road resident Scotty Hedgespeth said he didn’t want taxpayer dollars to be spent on a road that he considers being private.

    The bridge in question is on Jones Creek Road, near KY 1252. Taylor County Attorney John Bertram called the old bridge “dilapidated.”

    The new bridge was completed around November 2015.

  • Two receive diplomas at school board meeting

    Taylor County School District is continuing to make strides to give people another chance at an education.

    At the Thursday night Board of Education meeting two new Taylor County Cardinals were presented with their diplomas.

    TCSB has partnered with Murakami Manufacturing USA, Inc. to provide the program RQ1, the goal of which is to raise the quality of life one human at a time.

  • Unemployment office to leave

    Unemployment workers will leave the Kentucky Career Center in Campbellsville by the middle of next month.

    Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Secretary Hal Heiner announced last week that the Office of Employment and Training (OET) would be reorganized effective Thursday, Feb. 16.

    The Campbellsville OET office, located on Broadway next to Campbellsville Apparel, and 30 of the state’s other OET offices will be removed; only 20 OET offices will be left.

  • Early Days Jan. 12, 2017


    January 11, 2007

    Ernest “Buck” and Phyllis Faye Wethington of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 12.

    Sarah and John Miller of Campbellsville are the parents of the first baby of 2007 at Taylor Regional Hospital. Steven Lawrence Miller was born Jan. 1 at 5:58 a.m.

    Justin Hash was the winner of the News-Journal’s annual Christmas coloring contest.

  • Some polls may be believable


  • Cardinals post road triumph


  • Lady Eagles split contests


  • Eagles earn third win with 66-61 home triumph vs. Hart


  • Attorney charged with theft set to appear in court Tuesday, Jan. 17

    A local attorney who allegedly stole money from a client in Hardin County faces a court date next week.

    Danny Butler, 70, faces a pre-trial conference in Hardin County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 1:15 p.m. He has pleaded not guilty and is being represented by another local attorney, Elmer George.