Today's News

  • McDonald’s honors TCHS senior for promotion of diversity

    Brittany Brockman, a senior at Taylor County High School, was honored on Thursday, Feb. 25 by community leaders and McDonald's owner/operators as part of the Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarship program.

    McDonald's Restaurants of Kentuckiana celebrated February as Black History Month by awarding $10,000 in scholarships to high school students selected for their promotion of diversity, leadership, academic achievement and community involvement.

    Although unable to attend the ceremony, Brockman was recognized and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

  • Public record for March 8

    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

  • Gray joins The Green Room

    Stylist Brittany Gray has recently joined The Green Room. She has five years' experience and specializes in modern trends for cuts, color, highlights and up-styles. Gray also offers manicures, pedicures, and waxing. The Green Room is located at 130 E. Main St. in downtown Campbellsville.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital auxiliary donates money for equipment

    Taylor Regional Hospital Auxiliary members have donated nearly $25,000 for the purchase of new equipment to be used in 28 different departments throughout the hospital. The TRH Auxiliary makes this donation every year based on a "wish list" submitted by TRH team members. With 49 workers, the Auxiliary gave 8,519 1/2 volunteer hours in 2009 to help Taylor Regional Hospital by working at the cancer center, emergency department, gift shop, greeter, information desk, radiology department and surgery department.

  • CU teams fall in MSC Tourney title tilts

    The regular-season champion Campbellsville University women’s and men’s teams fell in the Mid-South Conference Tournament championship games on Saturday and Sunday in Frankfort.

    The Lady Tigers (31-2) fell behind by double digits and fought back before losing to the University of the Cumberlands 73-68 on Saturday while the Tiger men (26-7) beat St. Catharine 68-62 on Saturday before dropping the title tilt 68-62 to Georgetown College on Sunday.

  • Weather spotter class is March 9

    Taylor County Emergency Management, in conjunction with Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Departments, will host an advanced weather spotter class on the third floor of the Campbellsville Fire Department on Tuesday, March 9 at 6 p.m.

    This certified training will be taught by the National Weather Service and will last about two hours. Emergency service personnel, school officials, industrial safety officials, those responsible for public safety and the general public are invited to attend.

    The class is free. For more information, call Ronnie Dooley at 465-8000.

  • Online job training now available to all Kentuckians

    Through a public-private partnership with the Microsoft Corp., Kentucky is distributing 20,250 vouchers for free online training and certification. Gov. Steve Beshear launched Microsoft Elevate America last month and reserved the first distribution of vouchers for unemployed workers across the state.

    Vouchers are available to anyone in the commonwealth on a first-in, first-out basis. More than 17,000 vouchers remain available for computer and Internet technology training. Any resident who meets the requirements, regardless of employment status, can now request a voucher.

  • Malone earns KAA award, Board seat

    The Kentucky Auctioneers Association had its 53rd annual convention in Bowling Green on Feb. 12-15.

    In conjunction with the convention, an awards banquet took place on Feb. 14. During the ceremony, Paul Malone, principal broker/auctioneer of Malone Realty & Auction Co., received the KAA's 2010 Advertising Contest award in the newspaper Black & White Personal Property Only category.

  • Vince Gill to perform at CU benefit concert

    Country music legend Vince Gill will come to Campbellsville University to perform a benefit concert Friday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel.

    Proceeds from the concert will go toward the purchase of turf and lights on the CU football and baseball fields.

    Tickets for the concert are $50 for reserved tickets and $35 for general admission.

    For more information on tickets, contact the Campbellsville University Office of Development at 789-5211.

  • Holtzclaw joins Margo's Hair Design

    Margie Holtzclaw has joined Margo's Hair Design, located at 602 S. Central Ave. in Campbellsville.

    Holtzclaw specializes in men, women and children's haircuts, color, highlights, lowlights, perms, up styles and waxing.

    Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.