Today's News

  • Taylor County Junior Miss participants 'take tea' at Clay Hill

    Taylor County Junior Miss participants were honored with a tea on Saturday, Aug. 1 at historic Clay Hill. The girls were treated to a sampling of treats provided by a local restaurant and members of the Junior Miss Committee.

    After enjoying their afternoon tea, the young ladies traveled to Lebanon to attend the Marion County Junior Miss program.

    The Taylor County Junior Miss Scholarship Program will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

  • Smith receives referral award

    Toyotomi America Corp. President Yukihiko Ushiro, left, presents team member Kenny Smith of Campbellsville with a check for a $1,000. Smith is the 23rd recipient of the Toyotomi Team Member Referral Program. The program was implemented as an incentive for team members to refer candidates for a potential position at Toyotomi America Corp.

  • Greer celebrates eighth birthday

    Brandon Greer celebrated his eighth birthday with a party July 25 at Miller Park. He was 8 years old on July 23. Pictured are, from front to back, Randy Harris, Jaden Strange, John Michael Netherland, Brandon and Casey Hardin. Not pictured is his 8-month-old brother, Joseph Greer.

  • Super 8 hosts ribbon cutting ceremony

    Ambassadors from the Chamber of Commerce, Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers, along with other city representatives, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Super 8 to welcome the motel's newest owner, Ajit Shah and general manager, Saavi Rajput. Super 8 is located at 100 Albion Way in Campbellsville. Renovations have been completed both inside and outside the building. Super 8 has nightly and weekly rates. Some of the amenities include free Internet access, complimentary continental breakfast and an indoor pool and hot tub.

  • The Ole Mill Shop hosts grand opening

    The Ole Mill Shop has opened inside Dunning Lumber on U.S. 68 near Black Gnat.

    Dedra Dunning has worked as a paralegal but says she always wanted to have her own store. After she and her husband, Butch, bought the sawmill last year, the opportunity arose for her to use the front of the business as a store.

    The Ole Mill Shop carries unique home decor items, gift items, jewelry, candles and lots of seasonal decor for outside and inside the home.

    Dunning Lumber sells metal and trusses and complete barn packages.

  • Guthrie's Traveling Help Desk to visit Taylor County

    Congressman Brett Guthrie's Traveling Help Desk will visit Taylor County on Thursday, Aug. 27 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Taylor County District Courtroom in Campbellsville. 

    Field Representative Phyllis Causey will be available to meet with constituents personally and help with concerns. No appointments are necessary. 

  • Teens, get ready to have your say

    In just a few weeks, a group of energetic Campbellsville and Taylor County high school students will give Central Kentucky News-Journal readers a peek into the world of today's teenagers.

    The News-Journal's Teen Editorial Board will soon begin work on its sixth consecutive year of "Insight," our monthly teen page.

  • Youth get a taste of work in summer program

    It helped dozens of local teens and young adults get a taste of the working life. It also gave businesses some free help for the summer.

    More than 50 young people worked at numerous community businesses in Kentucky's Summer Youth Employment Program.

  • Court to advise constables of fee

    Constables will soon receive a letter about an ordinance that requires anyone who serves civil papers to pay a $10 fee to the County.

    At Tuesday's regular Fiscal Court meeting, Magistrate John Gaines told the Court about a discussion at an Aug. 4 meeting of the Court's Law Enforcement Committee.

  • What goes around comes around

    Even in times of economic uncertainty, Taylor Countians step up to the plate for causes they believe in. Recent Campbellsville Athletic Booster and Taylor County Food Pantry fundraisers are proof of that.

    The fifth annual Campbellsville University Athletics Booster Auction and Dinner raised $11,672, roughly a third of its annual operating budget.

    The CU Boosters help support athletics and the money raised will help purchase uniforms and other athletic supplies for all the sports programs, according to Chuck Vaughn, director of the Big Maroon Club.