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Today's News

  • Business/industry meeting is Wednesday

    A business/industry meeting will take place Wednesday, June 16 at 3 p.m. at the Office of Employment & Training, 1311-C E. Broadway.

    The meeting will provide employers with information on two programs.

    WorkNow Kentucky is a new federal summer employment program providing employers who need workers with qualified job seekers. The program provides an opportunity to add employees at no cost through Sept. 18.

  • One injured in KY 210 crash

    A Vine Grove woman was injured Saturday in a two-vehicle crash on KY 210.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Vernon Beams, 74, of Mac Pitman Road in Campbellsville was traveling west on KY 210 at about noon when he attempted to make a left turn at the Ol' Mule county store.

    While making the turn, the report states, Beams pulled his 2004 Chevrolet Silverado into the path of a 1995 Mazda Protégé driven by Shawana Harris, 21, of Maple Street in Vine Grove. Harris was traveling east.

  • Air National Guard Band to perform July 5

    The Air National Guard Band of the Great Lakes will perform a free concert on Monday, July 5 at Campbellsville University.

    The event, in Ransdell Chapel at 7 p.m. is sponsored by CU, Commonwealth Broadcasting and the Central Kentucky News-Journal.

  • Barney School Road closed

    Beginning today, Barney School Road will be closed through Friday, June 18 for road repairs.

  • Ground broken to build Camp Kentahten in 2000

    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 1, 2000

    A celebration in honor of the Army's 250 years of service to the United States will take place on June 10 at the Gazebo at Miller Park.

    Ground was broken Tuesday at Green river Lake, on the site of a camp which will serve underprivileged children from Canada. The camp, according to Ron Joyce, chairman of the Tim Horton Children's Foundation, will be known as Kentahten, an Iroquois Indian word meaning "land of tomorrow."

  • Public record for June 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.

    Small Claims Settled

  • Nickel tax again focus of meeting

    Taylor County School District continues its campaign in support of passing a nickel tax, this time inviting State Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, to speak before a packed house at Tuesday night's School Board meeting.

    Higdon said there has been a lot of discussion in Frankfort regarding the recallable nickel and the state's match or equalization of a district's nickel tax. And while equalization of that nickel is still not part of state law, Higdon said, it always has been matched.

  • Hollingsworth named top AD in Mid-South Conference

    Campbellsville University Athletic Director Rusty Hollingsworth was named the 2009-10 Mid-South Conference Athletic Director of the Year at the MSC annual meeting Wednesday. The award is selected by a vote of athletic directors in the conference.

  • Patterson attends optometric educational congress

    Campbellsville optometrist Dr. Paul Patterson, whose office is located at 295 Campbellsville Bypass Suite 1, attended the Kentucky Optometric Association's 108th annual Spring Educational Congress last month at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington.

    At the conference, Patterson attended lectures on glaucoma, ocular emergencies, treatment of sports and general trauma and anterior/posterior disease management. The conference also featured an exhibit hall highlighting the last products and service in optometry.

  • Eagles knocked out in region baseball

    Campbellsville fought back from an early 2-0 deficit to lead 3-2, but Elizabethtown scored the final four runs to upend the Eagles 6-3 in a first-round Fifth Region Baseball Tournament tilt at LaRue County on Monday afternoon.

    The Panthers had four straight batters reach with one out in the top of the first and led 2-0. The deficit could have been greater for CHS as one Panther was thrown out at the plate after  a wild pitch and another runner was picked off.