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Today's News

  • Early Days March 3, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

     

    March 2, 2006

     

    Roberta Shely, 83, of Lakeview Drive in Campbellsville died at 2:34 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, in Glasgow.

     

    Mannsville Christian Church will celebrate its 48th anniversary Sunday with a homecoming day featuring Saved by Grace.

     

    Renee Gribbins, a local stylist, recently attended an OPI training in Elizabethtown.

     

  • Early Days March 24, 2016

    TEN YEARS AGO

    March 23, 2006

    Leah Kay, Lindsey Rae and Lauren Ann Nelson celebrated their first birthday Saturday, March 11, with a Winnie the Pooh party at their home. They are the daughters of Mark and Kay Nelson of Columbia.

    David Simmons and Donna Noe Pierce will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this weekend. They exchanged vows on March 24, 1966.

  • Cards have little trouble in 94-65 state opener vs. Mason

     

  • TCHS falters to Doss 69-58 in second round at state

     

  • Grand jury gets murder case

    A Marion County Grand Jury will decide whether to indict a Campbellsville woman accused of a murder that took place earlier this month in St. Francis.

    On Wednesday morning, a Marion County judge decided that a grand jury should hear evidence against Brandy N. Roth, 33, who has pleaded not guilty to a murder that reportedly happened on Sunday, March 6.

  • Early voting could come to state

    Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney opposes a bill that would allow early voting across the state.

    “All the statistics tell you that early voting does not increase voter turnout,” according to Carney. “Those people who are going to vote, they’re going to vote. They’re going to either vote absentee because something is keeping them from voting on Election Day, or they’re going to go vote on Election Day.”

  • Cards get Sweet 16 sendoff

     

    The Taylor County Cardinals boys' basketball team was given a sendoff Tuesday afternoon by students and faculty as they headed to the KHSAA Sweet 16 state basketball tournament. The Cards open play Thursday at 6:30 p.m. against 10th Region champion Mason County. Follow the CKNJ on Twitter for complete details.

  • Taylor County may restructure preschool schedule

     

    There could be a new restructured preschool schedule for the 2016-2017 school year at Taylor County.

    The board of education voted to table the approval of restructuring to a half-day schedule.

    Currently Taylor County offers four-day a week full-day preschool.

    “It’s pretty expensive to go four full days, but we’ve been doing it that way for a long time,” Superintendent Roger Cook said.

  • Pembleton wants to change plea

     

    A Taylor County man who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges wants to withdraw his guilty plea.

    Taylor County Circuit Judge Todd Spalding will give Cary Pembleton, 54, until 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, to reconsider withdrawing his plea of guilty to 100 counts of possession of a matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and one count of distribution of a matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor — first offense, all Class D felonies.

  • House panel OKs budget that restores education spending, makes full pension payments

    John Cheeves

    Lexington Herald-Leader