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Today's News

  • Anderson interview to air on 'Dialogue on Public Issues'

    Campbellsville University's WLCU TV-4 will air a "Dialogue on Public Issues" show with Terry Anderson and host John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.

    Anderson is an American journalist who was held hostage for seven years in Beirut. The show will be aired Wednesday, June 2 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.

  • Fifth Region Tournament scoreboard

    Fifth Region Softball Tournament

    At Central Hardin

    Monday, May 31

    First-round games

    Green County 10, North Hardin 0

    Marion County 10, Washington County 0

    Nelson County 5, Taylor County 3

    Central Hardin 10, Hart County 0

    Tuesday, June 1

    Semifinals

    Green County 2, Marion County 1

    Nelson County 6, Central Hardin 0

    Wednesday, June 2

    Green County 2, Nelson County 0

    Fifth Region Baseball Tournament

    At LaRue County

    Monday, May 31

    First-round games

  • Taylor County Tourist Commission moves office

    The Taylor County Tourist Commission office has moved again. Its new office is located next to the former post office, now Bertram, Cox & Miller law firm, on Main Street.

    The office moved to the former Taylor County Sheriff's Office location at the Taylor County Courthouse last December and has been paying rent.

    The sheriff's office moved to the second floor of the courthouse after Taylor Circuit Clerk Rodney Burress moved his office to the Taylor County Judicial Center.

  • Fair events begin Saturday

    From cotton candy to wind-in-the-face rides, pageant crowns to belting out a favorite song and many more memories yet to be made, the Taylor County Fair is sure to offer something for everyone.

    The fair officially begins on Saturday with this year's horse shows.

    The Taylor County Youth Horse Show is for children of all ages.

    The show, which begins at 3 p.m. at the Taylor County Fairgrounds, will feature costume and stick horse contests as well as lead line and other classes. Some have no entry fees, while others are $2.

  • Two injured in crash

    Two people were injured in a two-vehicle collision Monday night.

  • Fair food vendor applications accepted

    The Taylor County Fair Association Inc. is now accepting applications for concession vendors at the 2010 Taylor County Fair and has announced several changes in procedures for concession vendors this year as well.

    The Fair is also permitting nonprofit community groups along with school and church groups to have free exhibit space to promote their cause or raise funds through any means except selling food concessions or drinks.

  • Cal's Cats score, but not in classroom

    The University of Kentucky's 4-year, $32 million dollar man hired to rejuvenate the men's basketball program has succeeded in satisfying the Big Blue Nation's desire to be the best in the nation - or at least as close as West Virginia let them get to the top.

    No one can argue that Coach Cal hasn't restored the shine and luster to what the Cats do on the court.

    But someone, preferably Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart, should at least raise an eyebrow at how Cal's Cats are performing in the hallowed halls of academics at UK.

  • Underwood is Bible drill winner

    Megan Underwood, daughter of Doug and Darrelyn Underwood, was a state winner in the Children's Bible Drill competition sponsored by the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

    She competed in the state Bible Drill at Calvary Baptist Church in Lexington on May 8 and became a winner by giving more than 20 correct responses to the 24 questions posed.

    To be able to compete at the state level, she first had to win the church drill at her home church of Salem Baptist and then win the Taylor County Baptist Associational Children's Bible Drill.

     

  • Public record for May 27

    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

    Kevin T. Bertram, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, amended to reckless driving, $368.

    Dustin A. Begley, driving ATV on property without consent, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • More counties added to disaster list

    Nineteen additional counties have been designated for Individual Assistance as part of Kentucky's federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

    This announcement brings the total number of counties designated for Individual Assistance to 61 with the addition of Taylor, Bourbon, Butler, Christian, Clark, Clinton, Crittenden, Cumberland, Edmonson, Estill, Hardin, Hopkins, Larue, Lee, Livingston, Ohio, Russell, Wayne and Wolfe counties.