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Today's News

  • Public record for May 17

    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

  • Super Wash participates in "Food-Raiser"

    Throughout the month of May, select Super Wash car washes, including the Campbellsville location, will be hosting a "Food-Raiser" to raise money for local food pantries.

    Super Wash will donate $1 of every "Super Wash" - automatic wash button 4 - and $1.50 of every four wash token packages purchased through May 31 to a local food pantry.

    The Campbellsville Super Wash is located at 402 Campbellsville Bypass. Opened in 2003, Lowell Graham, a 59-year Campbellsville resident, is the manager.

  • Voters head to the polls Tuesday

    With plenty of local flavor on the ballot, turnout is expected to be decent for tomorrow's primary election.

    Based on previous primaries, Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney predicts a 39 percent voter turnout - about 6,500 voters.

    "But, I hope we have more. We need everyone to go out and go vote," Carney said.

    Eight years ago, 36 percent of the voters turned out for a similar ballot. Four years ago, 42 percent showed up to cast votes on a ballot that was missing a mayoral primary.

  • Asian Garden Buffet opens

    Joe Lin is the owner of the new Asian Garden Buffet located at 100 Central Plaza behind McDonald's in Campbellsville. The restaurant is family owned and operated. Lin is from Nicholasville, Ky.

    Asian Garden Buffet features a large menu selection, lunch specials and an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet with more than 100 items daily. Items include seafood, sushi, beef, chicken, pork, vegetables, soup, cake, salad, fresh fruits and more. Customers who dine in receive free ice cream and hot tea for the buffet.

  • Clark joins West Side Studio Salon

    Ashley Clark has joined West Side Studio Salon located at 821 W. Main St. in Campbellsville.

    Clark has been a cosmetologist for three years and specializes in modern cuts, color and waxing.

    Hours are Monday through Saturdays. Walk-ins are welcome or call for an appointment.

  • Adanta staff donates 75 pillows for Build-A-Bed project

    Build Corps is joining AmeriCorps state programs in Kentucky to participate in the second Build-A-Bed event.

    Jenny Summerford, The Adanta Group's housing services coordinator and an AmeriCorps member, coordinated a pillow drive at Adanta offices throughout the 10-county area, which includes Taylor. Staff there donated 75 pillows for the project.

  • Hicks joins The Green Room

    Stylist Lindsey Hicks has recently joined The Green Room as a salon professional.

    Hicks is known for her exemplary customer service and expert skill set, Green Room Owner Karen Patton says, and will compliment the level of professionalism that has come to be expected at The Green Room.

    Hicks has four years of experience and specializes in the latest trends for cuts, color and highlights. Hicks also offers manicures, pedicures, waxing and makeup application.

  • Grant writing workshop is May 17

    Experienced grant writers will be able to delve deeper into their craft at a combined workshop on advanced grant writing and budgeting presented Monday, May 17 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

    Participants who attended The Center's earlier grant-writing workshops, or others simply interested in learning more about how to craft a successful proposal, will want to make plans to attend this professional development session hosted by The Center and Green River Regional Education Cooperative.

  • TCHS SBDM nominations sought

    Taylor County High School is accepting nominations for the 2010-2011 site-based decision making council election.

    Those interested can pick up an application at the TCHS front office. All applications must be submitted by Friday, May 14 at 3 p.m.

    The TCHS SBDM election will be Monday, May 17 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the TCHS cafeteria.

    For more information, contact Myra Gribbins at 403-2804 or mgribbins@hotmail.com.

     

  • Local Crusade efforts see major change

    A big change is in store for the upcoming Crusade for Children drive. Door-to-door collections, part of the local effort since the beginning, will no longer be conducted.

    Door-to-door collections just aren't feasible any more, says Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson.

    "[There] used to be just a fourth of the houses we have now," he said. "We've just got to make some changes, for better or worse."