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Today's News

  • Campbellsville woman injured in two-vehicle crash

    A Campbellsville woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Campbellsville on Wednesday morning.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at about 8:51 a.m., Connie Roution of Campbellsville was traveling north on Lebanon Avenue in a 2006 Hyundai when she collided with a 2007 Dodge Pickup driven by Charles Ralls of Campbellsville.

  • Resident charged with stealing copper, brass

    A Campbellsville resident is the second to be arrested and charged with third-degree burglary after he and a Greensburg man allegedly broke into two barns and stole copper and brass.

    Gary D. Harris, 32, of 440 East Meadow Creek Road was arrested at 1:47 p.m. Wednesday, July 14.

    According to Harris' arrest warrant, he and Wendell N. Reynolds Jr., 27, of 1039 Legion Park Road in Greensburg are accused of entering the barns on June 18 and stealing an estimated 250 pounds of copper and 400 pounds of brass.

  • Strike Up the Band

    The sun beats down. Sweat begins to bead on their foreheads. But the Taylor County Marching Band plays on.

    Band camp wrapped up Friday, the same day a heat advisory capped off a week that saw daytime highs in the 90-degree range.

    This year, the band is 70 members strong, about 30 of whom are freshmen, said director Stephen Bishop. The band members spent last week getting in shape and learning the new program - "Distant."

  • Breaking News: CES names interim principal

    Campbellsville Elementary School site-based decision making council has named an interim principal.

    Ricky Hunt will take over leadership of CES from former principal David Petett, who was named principal of Campbellsville Middle School. Petett replaced Chris Kidwell, who transferred to the District's central office as finance director.

    Hunt had been serving as director of the Eagle Academy, the District's alternative school.

    Read more in Thursday's print edition of the News-Journal.

  • Free workshop will train volunteer medical professionals

    The Kentucky Department for Public Health, in conjunction with the Eastern Kentucky Medical Reserve Corps will conduct a free day-long workshop on Saturday, July 24 in Somerset to provide basic training for volunteers and medical professionals who are interested in offering assistance during public health emergencies.

    The workshop runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

  • Campbellsville Renaissance receives 2010 National Trust Main Street accreditation

    Campbellsville Renaissance has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Trust Main Street Center.

    Each year, the National Trust and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street programs that have built strong revitalization organizations and demonstrate their ability in using the Main Street four-point approach methodology for strengthening their local economy and protecting historic buildings.

  • 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.