Today's News

  • CU, TCHS bands to perform March 9

    The Campbellsville University Concert Band and Taylor County Concert Band will perform a joint concert Tuesday, March 9 at 8 p.m. in Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave.

    This is the annual winter concert by the bands, according to Jennifer Tinnell, director of bands and conductor of the Campbellsville University Concert Band.

    The CU Concert Band will perform "The Good Daughter Overture" by Niccolo Piccini and "Credence" by Claude T. Smith

  • Property transfers for March 4

    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.

  • Lawson joins Wave Length

    Wave Length Beauty Salon announces that Stephanie Lawson has joined its staff as a master stylist.

    Lawson is a Taylor County native and has been a stylist for more than four years. She specializes in cuts and color for men and women, bridal and prom up-styles, facial waxing and perms.

    Lawson will be working Tuesday through Friday and Saturday by appointment. Wave Length is located at 815 W. Main St. Call 465-7601 for more information.

  • Local Southern States employee selected for Certified GrowMaster training

    Chris Coomer, a field sales associate for Southern States Cooperative Inc. in the Campbellsville, Adair County and Liberty areas, has attended a comprehensive three-day training program designed to qualify him as a "Certified GrowMaster Specialist."

  • Fifth Region Tournaments

    The pairings and results for the girls' and boys' Fifth Region Tournaments are:

    Girls at Hart County

    Monday, March 1

    Green County 63, Bardstown 49

    Marion County 59, North Hardin 38

    Tuesday, March 2

    Nelson County 62, Hart County 49

    Elizabethtown 47, Adair County 30

    Friday, March 5

    Marion County 76, Green County 60

    Elizabethtown 52, Nelson County 51

    Championship on Saturday, March 6

    Marion County 54, Elizabethtown 40

    Boys at Nelson County

    Wednesday, March 3

  • Emblems benefiting local FFA chapters on sale at Southern States Co-op Stores

    Southern States is supporting Future Farmers of America chapters by selling FFA emblems for $1. The campaign runs through March 14.

    "FFA is proud to step alongside Southern States in this campaign", stated Dennis Sargent, executive director of the National FFA Foundation. "Money raised will not only go to support activities at the national level but will also support the critical activities at the local level - activities that promote premier leadership, personal growth and career success of FFA members and agricultural education students."

  • CU professor to present solo vocal program

    Campbellsville University voice faculty member Dr. David Hedrick will present a program of spirituals and folk songs on Friday, March 5 at 8 p.m. in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    The program is open and free to the public.

    Hedrick said the program will include a mixture of spirituals and folk songs that he recalled during his childhood and be presented with string quartet, guitar and bass arrangements, which he created.

  • Woman charged in sealed indictment

    A Campbellsville woman has been charged with selling drugs in an indictment recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Patricia Smothers, 51, of South Central Avenue was charged with second-degree selling a controlled substance, her second offense, and being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

    Bond was set at $20,000 cash. If convicted, Smothers could be sentenced to as much as 10 years in prison.

  • Local artist to exhibit at craft market

    Artist Steven Flinchum, a lifelong resident of Central Kentucky, is preparing to exhibit at Kentucky Crafted: The Market at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville on March 6-7.

    This award-winning event, attracting buyers from across the nation, is produced by the Kentucky Arts Council. It brings together more than 300 exhibitors of contemporary and traditional artsand crafts, books, music, film and specialty food products.

  • Friends of Green River Lake

    Tyler Royse is looking for some friends.

    Royse, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers summer park ranger, is spearheading an effort to begin a Friends of Green River Lake group.

    He and fellow ranger Larry Lemmon hosted an informational meeting on Thursday at the Corps of Engineers' Visitors Center.

    And, if the size of the crowd is any indication, a Friends of Green River Lake group will be formed very soon.