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Today's News

  • Youth camps begin Wednesday, July 28

    Local youth looking for activities to fill the last days of summer are in luck. The Taylor County Extension Office will host four day-camps this week, with activities ranging from cooking and crime scene investigation to sewing.

    The events begin Wednesday, July 28 with 4-H Cloverbud Day Camp, for children ages 5 to 8. An entire day of food, games, cooking, crafts and reading is planned. The camp will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Public record for July 19

    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.

    District Civil Settled

  • Public record for July 26

    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.

    District Civil Settled

  • Annual community baby shower is July 22

    The 12th annual community baby shower has been planned for Thursday, July 22 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Taylor County Elementary School's cafeteria.

    Expectant and new mothers with babies younger than 4 months old and a guest are invited to attend the free, fun and informative event.

    Attendees must pre-register by calling 465-3978, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Space is limited and the event is open to Campbellsville/Taylor County residents only. Parking will be available on the lake side of the school.

  • Public record for July 22

    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.

    Traffic

    William F. Shoemaker, no/expired registration plate and receipt, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, dismissed.

    Tyrell Embry, license to be in possession, driving with expired operator's license, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Baseball statistics that might boggle your brain a bit

    Hearing that a St. Louis Cardinal first baseman could be the first Major League Baseball player to have a .300 batting average and hit 30 home runs with 100 runs batted in a season for 10 straight years made me research a few baseball statistics that will boggle your brain.

    Here’s a few examples:

    * Only four Major League players have finished their careers with a .300 batting average and at least 300 home runs and 3,000 hits.

  • Twilight Tobacco Tour is July 22

    A Twilight Tobacco Tour has been planned for Thursday, July 22 at 7 p.m. at the Larry Handy Farm in Greensburg.

    The farm is located at 466 H. Handy Road.

    A carpool will leave the Taylor County Extension Office at 6:15 p.m.

    Dr. Bob Pearce will speak at the event. Demonstration research on the new bud and hornworm control product Coragen will be one of the highlighted topics.

    For more information, call the extension office at 465-4511.

  • TCHS grad signs with CU

    Once Taylor County High School's Becca Cook made up her mind to continue playing softball in college, she said it wasn't hard choosing Campbellsville University.

    Cook put pen to paper Thursday afternoon in the H&W Sport Shop Ronnie Hord Field House on the CU campus and signed on with Shannon Wathen's Tigers. She is the 10th signee of the 2010-2011 class.

    Cook played recently with four members of Wathen's recruiting class, one in the East-West All-Star game and three others in the Kentucky vs. Tennessee All-Stars.

  • Circuit court action for July 26

    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 July 20 docket:

  • Murphy reunion planned for Sept. 4

    Descendants of Greenbury, also spelled Greenberry, Middleton Murphy and Charlotte Huddleston Murphy will have a family reunion Saturday Sept. 4 at Acton Campground.

    All decedents of their families and guests are invited. The reunion will begin at 11 a.m. and a potluck lunch will begin at 1 p.m. Participants should bring enough food and soft drinks for your family and more. Those who plan to attend are also asked to bring any family history, photos and poetry they may have.