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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Homecoming

    Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Green County will have a homecoming service on Sunday, May 30.

    All members, former members, their families and friends of the church are invited to attend. The service will begin at 11 a.m. with Bro. Charles Owens bringing the message and special music by Benjamin Whitlock.

    There will be a baptism immediately following the service. There will also be a potluck lunch. The church will provide meat, bread and drinks. Following lunch, Joe Milby will be performing special music.

  • Just keep swimming

    I have heard several authors speak in the past few months, and they have generally said writers should write what they know. So here's what I know.

    Keep in mind that what I know is going to be simply a rambling of my thoughts at the moment ... Tuesday just before lunchtime.

  • 'Remember us'

    "We were young. We have died. Remember us."

    With those words, taken from the poem "The Young Dead Soldiers Do Not Speak," Ret. Col. James Graves summed up the meaning behind Memorial Day. And on Monday, about 150 people assembled at the Taylor County War Memorial at Taylor County Courthouse to remember the sacrifices of Taylor County's soldiers.

  • Adams wins Chamber’s agriculture award

    He says seeing his neighbors there gave him a clue that something was up.

    David Adams, a lifelong Campbellsville resident and farmer, was named the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce's Innovation in Agriculture Award winner at the group's luncheon last month.

    And winning the award caught him by surprise, he said.

    "I don't normally go to lunches," Adams said. "I saw a few of my neighbors there and I knew something was up."

  • Circuit Court Action for April 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 April 20 docket:

  • Public record for May 24

    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.

    Evictions

    10-C-213, filed 5/2/10; Yolaine K. Turner of Long Branch Road in Campbellsville v. Jeff and Connie Perry of Sportsman Lake Road in Campbellsville. Eviction notice served 5/12/10.

  • Property transfers 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 "Property Transfers" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

  • Lawmakers pass state budget Friday night

    Following some concessions, lawmakers agreed on a two-year, $17.1 billion spending plan last Friday evening, halting a potential shutdown of much of state government on July 1.

    The main difference between the House and Senate was funding for the state's schools most in need of replacement. That problem was solved early Friday as the final bill would allow state matches for category five schools that levy a nickel tax. Category five schools are considered to be in the worst shape.

  • International Gospel Lighthouse to host convention

    International Gospel Lighthouse in Acton will host its seventh annual International Convention on June 11-20.

    The event is themed "Endure hardness as a good solider" and will feature ten days and nights of Holy Ghost filled services.

    A lineup of speakers and service times follows:

    — Friday, June 11 at 7 p.m., singing and speaking by The Sloan Family of Walnut, Miss.

    — Saturday, June 12 at 2 p.m., evangelist Sis. Eileen Myers of Morganton, N.C. speaking and 7 p.m. singing and speaking by evangelist Bro. James McMickin of Jasper, Ala.