Today's News

  • LCCAA to offer 'treasure chest' for those in need

    Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency Inc. in Campbellsville will have a community-wide "treasure chest" to benefit families in need in the Campbellsville/Taylor County area.

    Items donated will be given to the public.

    Those who would like to donate items to help those in need can stop by the agency's office at 110B N. Jackson St. or call Leanne Sutton at 465-6554.

    Any materials such as canned food, baby items, clothing or appliances will be appreciated.

  • TRH offers bloodborne pathogens course

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present an American Heart Association Heartsaver bloodborne pathogens course on Friday, July 30 from 8 to 9 a.m.

    The course is designed to provide essential yet simple information to help protect participants in a work setting. The course is also designed to encourage individuals to actively participate as a way of practicing what they are learning.

    Should anyone be exposed to blood or blood-containing materials while on the job, the information and actions taught in this course will help protect from bloodborne pathogens and disease.

  • Sheriff's office investigating phone scams

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of telephone scams.

    According to a news release, the office has received complaints that residents are receiving calls stating that a family member is in trouble and out of the country and needs money. The release states that victims have wired money out of the country as a result.

    The callers have important information about family members, the release states, believed to be coming from social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.

  • Veterans Memorial Park softball schedule

    Veterans Memorial Park softball schedule

    Monday, Aug. 2 — Men’s Church

    6:00 (1)    The Vineyard vs. Robinson Creek Baptist

    6:00 (2)    Freedom Baptist vs. Living Grace 1

    7:00 (1)    Stewart’s Creek Baptist vs. 14

    7:00 (2)    First Baptist vs. Campbellsville Christian

    8:00 (1)    Columbia Nazarene vs. Calvary Baptist

    8:00 (2)    First Baptist vs. Summersville Baptist

  • Area sports calendar

    Fall Baseball scheduled for Miller Park; sign-ups set for Aug. 5, 7 and 8

    7-12-year-old players (2011 seasonal age) interested in playing fall baseball may sign up on Thursday, Aug. 5 (5:30-7 p.m.), Saturday, Aug. 7 (10 a.m. to noon) and Sunday, Aug. 8 (1-3 p.m.) at Miller Park.

    For more information, contact Mark “Shiny” Kearney (403-5491).

    TC cross country team running at walking track

  • Percell continues summer climb up college hoop recruiting ladder

    Campbellsville High School senior-to-be Jordan Percell wasn’t rated in Rick Bolus’ High Potential Basketball Recruiting Service’s top 56 Kentucky list in June of Kentucky’s Top Rising Prospects for 2010-11. However, that could change after the Eagle’s trip to Georgetown last month.

  • Join us for a good read

    Economic struggles, autism, bullies, death and love were all topics at Sunday's meeting of the CKNJ Bookmarks' reading group.

    We had a lively discussion about July's book selection, "Rainwater" by Sandra Brown.

    The novel took place during 1934 in Texas. The novel starred a hardworking single mother, an autistic child and a mysterious boarder with a terminal medical condition. As the townspeople, farmers and ranchers struggled both economically and spiritually, a malevolent evil in the form of a menacing town bully threatened their tenuous hold on survival.

  • Dr. Johnson receives board certification

    Dr. Paul Johnson, anesthesiologist at Taylor Regional Surgical Associates, successfully completed the certifying examination in anesthesiology for the American Board of Anesthesiology and is now certified in anesthesiology.

    Johnson received his medical education at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an anesthesia residency at the University of Kentucky.

    He has local ties as is married to Stephanie Mills Johnson of Campbellsville. The couple has two children.

  • Protecting sources means protecting the public

    During the course of its investigation into the current Gulf of Mexico oil spill, The Associated Press was given information from the then-office of Mineral Management Services that was not making a lot of sense.

  • KCA officials to appear on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Kentucky Christian Academy was represented by Max Wise, a member of the academy's board, and Lori Eubank, administrator, during an interview for an "Education Today" series on Campbellsville University's "Dialogue on Public Issues" on TV-4 WLCU.

    They were interviewed by John Chowning, right, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president at Campbellsville University, moderator of "Dialogue on Public Issues."

    The show will air Wednesday, July 28 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. on Comcast Cable Channel 10.