Today's News

  • Emily Cox to be July Fourth grand marshal

    Campbellsville native Emily Cox, who is the reigning Miss Kentucky, has been named the grand marshal of this year's Taylor County Bank July Fourth parade.

    Cox, the daughter of Ricky Cox and Jenny Cox of Campbellsville, is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a bachelor of science degree in biology. She plans to earn a doctorate of pharmacy degree and become a clinical pharmacist specializing in pediatrics. 

  • Public record for May 7

    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.


    Michelle Burton, 38, of Quail Ridge Road in Campbellsville, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, amended to improper equipment, $238.

    Nathaniel Gibson, 52, of Taylor Avenue in Campbellsville, contempt of court, seven days in jail.

  • Page-Bryant

    Katie Page of Campbellsville and Troy Bryant of Louisville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 16.

    Page is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Page of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are William R. Sheets and the late Odessa Sheets and Harold and Elizabeth Page.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Jefferson County High School in Jefferson County, Tenn. and will graduate in May from Campbellsville University with a bachelor's degree in management.

  • Taylor Regional recognizes new team members

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized new team members for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast in their honor.

  • BPW donates to Project Graduations

    Renay England, right, president of Campbellsville Business & Professional Women, presents Kayla Raganas with a $50 donation to support Taylor County High School Project Graduation. England also presents Robyn Netherland with a $50 donation to Campbellsville High School Project Graduation.

  • Roberts celebrates 91st birthday

    Annie Roberts celebrated her 91st birthday on March 22 with her family. A dinner was hosted by her two daughters, Jewell Corbin and Marillyn Garner. Pictured, sitting, from left, are Roberts and her sister, Rose Kingsbury. In back, from left, are her sister Barbara Moore and brother Calvin Eastridge.

  • May 10-16 is Taylor Regional Hospital Week

    Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen and Taylor Regional Hospital CEO Jane Wheatley met recently to proclaim May 10-16 as Taylor Regional Hospital Week in Campbellsville.

    The proclamation recognizes that the American Hospital Association has proclaimed May 10-16 as National Hospital Week. The theme for the week is "A Healthy Commitment in Changing Times."

  • Taylor Regional Hospital Trauma Center receives verification

    The Trauma Center at Taylor Regional Hospital has been verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons.

    This achievement recognizes the trauma center's dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. 

  • 'Hoot' for youth begins Saturday

    New Life Church will host "Hoot" for all youth beginning on Saturday. The event will also take place every second Saturday of the month thereafter.

    Chad and Bethany Shively will be the speakers.

    The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

    There will be pizza, music and time to hang out.

    New Life Church is located on Old U.S. 68. For more information, call (270) 572-7989 or e-mail kadesh@windstream.net.

  • Abt completes basic training

    Air Force Airman James A. Abt graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    He is the son of Laurie Abughazaleh of Campbellsville. Abt is a 2008 graduate of Taylor County High School.