Today's News

  • Shepherdsville man accused of burglary


    A Shepherdsville man has been arrested and charged with burglarizing a Taylor County home.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies received a report on Sept. 24 of a burglary at a home on Barney School Road. The report states that a television, stereo system and tree stand had been stolen. The items were later found at a local pawnshop and recovered.

  • Circuit Court Action 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 "Circuit Court Action" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Sept. 2 Docket:

  • Taylor County Sheriff statistics

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office released its September activity report recently.

    The report includes 28 cases opened, 121 criminal arrests, 19 traffic collisions worked, four injury collisions worked, 116 arrest warrants served, 194 civil papers served, 17 citations issued, two DUI arrests, 578 complaints answered, 190 vehicles inspected, 1,520 hours worked and 13,167 miles driven.

  • Kentucky State Police statistics

    During the month of September, Kentucky State Police troopers working in the Post 15 area in the 11 counties of Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington counties investigated 20 traffic collisions.

    There was one fatal crash during the month of September in the Post 15 area.

    Michael Passmore of Russell Springs was killed on Sept. 30 in Russell County.

    This brings the yearly fatality count to 26 compared with 13 through this same period in 2013.

  • Local KSP troopers promoted

    Kentucky State Police officials announced on Monday the promotion of several troopers who serve the Post 15 area.

    Post 15 includes 11 counties, including Taylor, Marion, Washington, Green, Adair, Russell, Casey, Monroe, Metcalfe, Cumberland and Clinton.

  • Early Days for 10-16



    Oct. 14, 2004

    Taylor County High School's Marching Cardinals will take the field Saturday at Franklin-Simpson during semifinals of the Class A state marching band contest.

    Seventh graders from Taylor County and Campbellsville middle schools recently visited Shaker Village as part of their studies on Janice Holt Giles' book "The Believers."

  • Campbellsville resident among newest National Guard officers


    Eyes of the Kentucky National Guard were focused on 30 individual Soldiers who became the Commonwealth's newest commissioned officers during a ceremony on the Capitol steps on Sept. 27.

    Graduates hailed from Campbellsville, Barbourville, Fort Thomas, Frankfort, Frenchburg, Glasgow, Hardinsburg, Harrodsburg, Hindman, Hodgenville, Lexington, Louisville, Morgantown, Mount Juliet, Mount Sterling, Mount Washington, Owensboro, Paducah, Penrod, Radcliff, Verona and Versailles.

  • TCHS Class of 1964 has reunion



    Taylor County High School Class of 1964 members met for their 50-year class reunion on Aug. 30 at the TCHS cafeteria.

    Front, from left, are Vickie Long Gwilliam and Sherry Wise Shively.

    Second row, Aileen Caulk Clark, Zannie Jones Anderson, Joanne Garnett Waller, Wanda Sue Benningfield Pierce, Gloria Antle Kreilein, Myna Dudgeon Graham, Ruby Bradshaw Wilson, Faye Smith Parsons, Maye Smith Gore, Helen Colvin Canada, Rita Beams Underwood and Brenda Skaggs Philpott.

  • Business owner speaks at BPW meeting


    DeAnne Mardis, at right, owner of Sew Unique, spoke at Campbellsville Business & Professional Women's Club meeting this month. Pictured with her at left is employee Laura Morris. The two are also BPW members.

    Sew Unique is located at 112 Roberts Road in Campbellsville.

  • Soon-to-be senator speaks to Boy Scouts


    Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, who will begin serving as Taylor County's senator in January, recently spoke to Boy Scout Troop 616 at Bethel First Presbyterian Church about the importance of being civic-minded and a positive part of their community.

    The scouts are working to complete the Citizenship in the Community merit badge, which requires being able to interview a community leader.

    Wise agreed to speak and answer questions about many issues related to his work with the FBI and his goals for state government.