Today's News

  • Public record for Oct. 18

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


    10-C-468, filed 9/30/10; Campbellsville Housing & Redevelopment Authority of Campbellsville v. Brittany Vanmeter of Buckner Street in Campbellsville. Eviction notice served 10/13/10.

  • Three seek to replace Bunning

    No matter who wins the Nov. 2 election, Kentucky will have a new U.S. Senator in January.

    Sen. Jim Bunning did not seek re-election, and his would-be successors include the attorney general, an eye doctor and a retired veteran.

    Democratic candidate Jack Conway and Republican candidate Dr. Rand Paul have garnered statewide and national attention. Billy Ray Wilson is running as a write-in candidate.

  • A few unconventional memories

    Those who bother to read my column may know by now that I'm something of a film fan. OK, honestly I'm a fanatic.

    I can extol virtues of the various aspects of film, from performances to screen composition, for hours on end. But my wife and my dog seldom seem interested in what I have to say.

    Naturally, I was pleased to learn that Lebanon's Center Square was playing host to Dark Woods Con 1.5, a convention and film festival catering to those who like their movies to deliver a good scare.

  • Magistrates accept road funds

    Magistrates accepted nearly $167,000 in funding from the State Transportation Cabinet to pave and patch some of the county's roads at a special meeting Wednesday, Sept. 28.

    The funding comes from the Department of Rural and Municipal Aid and will pay for paving and patching on Chaney Pike Road, Durhamtown Road, Pitman Valley Road, Sportsman Lake Road, Ferguson Lane, Oak Lane, Burdick School Road, Jay Street, Sassy Court, Sharp Farm Road aka Huckaby Road, Eunice Drive, Wood Drive and Feather Creek Road.

  • Local man appeals hospital case

    The Campbellsville man who sued Taylor Regional Hospital for damages caused by a shampoo cap and had his case dismissed has filed an appeal.

    Lebanon attorney Todd Spalding filed suit on Joseph C. Hughes' behalf in Taylor Circuit Court in March 2009.

  • Library to host tailgate event

    Taylor County Public Library will host a tailgate event with Campbellsville University football players on hand to read books to children.

    The event will be Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the library's basement.

    Also available will be tailgating snacks, stories and photos with the football players.

    For more information, call the library at 465-2562.

  • Dr. Eric Bruns to speak at chapel service

    Dr. Eric Bruns, associate professor of psychology at Campbellsville University, will present "The Desires of Every Heart" on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at CU's chapel services from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    Chapel is free and open to the public.

    Bruns said his address is partly adapted material from a book he read called "The Seven Desires of Every Heart" written by Mark and Debra Laaser.

  • Election interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Campbellsville University's John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of CU, recently interviewed Al Cross, director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues in the School of Journalism and Telecommunications at the University of Kentucky; Ron Ellis, a Frankfort Bureau reporter for the CHNI News Service in Frankfort, Ky.; and Lowell Reese, founder of The Kentucky Roll Call Inc., a Frankfort-based governmental affairs publishing company and "The Kentucky Gazette", on Campbellsville University's WLCU's

  • TRH to offer breast cancer class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a free breast cancer awareness class on Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

    The class will be presented by Dr. Zewdu Lissanu, medical oncologist.

    This class is designed to provide participants with information about current methods of diagnosing and treating breast cancer; how treatment methods have changed and how the outlook for breast cancer patients has improved.

    All classes are taught at the TRH Learning & Resource Center, located at 125B Kingswood Drive.

  • Kentucky Repertory Theatre to open fall season with 'Moonlight and Magnolias'

    Kentucky Repertory Theatre opened its fall season at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 with "Moonlight and Magnolias" by Charles Isherwood, a comedy based on events that occurred during the filming of "Gone with the Wind."

    It is 1939 and three weeks into the shooting of the most important film of his formidable career, David O. Selznick has a problem. The script for "Gone with the Wind" is totally unworkable.