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Today's News

  • Court holds off on planned limits for constables

    Constables won't be asked to limit their use of radios, pay their own bonds or complete an 18-week training course just yet.

    Several issues about local constables were discussed at a meeting of Taylor Fiscal Court's Law Enforcement Committee on May 5.

    Expected to recommend changes last night to Fiscal Court, Committee members instead opted to recommend that the group first meet with constables before adopting those requirements.

  • Voting: It's our right ... and our responsibility

    We're down to the wire now. Tuesday is Primary Election Day. Are you ready to make the best choices?

    When we vote, it's important to ask ourselves two vital questions:

    -- Have I examined all the issues I feel are most important and learned where each candidates stands?

    -- Am I truly voting for the candidate I believe will do the best job?

    Go vote. It's as simple as that.

  • Lady Dragons, Marion boys first in Heartland track

    Green County used the senior power of Raegan Deaton and Summer Sebastian to capture the girls’ title at the Heartland Athletic Conference Track Meet on Tuesday at Taylor County High School.

    Deaton won the 800- and 1,600-meter runs and was on the 4x-400-relay team, and Sebastian was shot put and discus throws.

    Jasmine Franklin and Natavia Young led Marion County’s second-place showing. Franklin won the 100-meter hurdles and long jump and was on the 4x100-relay unit that placed first.

    Young won the long and triple jumps.

  • Owens-O'Banion engagement

    Heather Lynna` Owens and Christopher Shane O'Banion, both of Bowling Green, announce their forthcoming marriage.

    Owens is the daughter of Janet and Mark Bradley of Campbellsville, and Butch and Donna Owens of LaGrange. She is the granddaughter of Christine Gabehart of Campbellsville and the late James E. Gabehart and Jean and Vonda Owens.

  • Special election set for nickel tax

    It's official. Whether or not Taylor County School District gets an extra nickel tax will be decided on Tuesday, June 22.

    Though the date has already been touted on signs and as part of the Citizens for Better Schools' campaign, it wasn't official until Tuesday night, when the Taylor County School Board voted to approve the special election.

    The vote was unanimous. There was no discussion. The election will cost an estimated $15,000, according to Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney, which the School District will pay.

  • Grandview cookbooks for sale

    The Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility Resident Council Committee has cookbooks for sale with proceeds benefiting Relay for Life.

    The cookbooks are $12 and are available at the front office or by calling 465-4321.

  • Praising the Lord in song

    Southern Gospel recording artists The Garry Polston Family will be in concert Sunday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Meadowview Baptist Church. The church is located at 1211 Elk Horn Road.

  • Teach a Child

    Renay England from Taylor County Bank demonstrated to Nathaniel Mills, her nephew, how to use the ATM machine as she was speaking to fourth graders at Campbellsville Elementary School on Tuesday April 27, which was "Teach a Child to Save Day."

  • SonLight Kids' performance is Sunday

    The SonLight Kids will present "Everyday Heroes" at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday in the Campbellsville Christian Church Family Life Center.

    "Everyday Heroes" tells the stories of Gideon, Esther and Nehemiah in music and drama.

    Directed by children's ministry director Cari Gaddie, the SonLight Kids are made up of 35 children in grades one through five. There will also be a presentation by the preschool Tiny Tunes Choir.

    Admission is free and everyone is invited.

     

  • Property transfers for May 6

    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.