Today's News

  • Four injured in two-vehicle collision at Broadway/Lebanon intersection

    Four people were transported to Taylor Regional Hospital following a two-vehicle collision Saturday.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at about 4:47 p.m., Jacquelyn Babbs, 32, of Campbellsville was driving a 1990 Chevrolet Corsica west on Broadway when she failed to stop at a red light and pulled into the path of a 2001 GMC Yukon being driven north on Lebanon Avenue by Amy South, 34, of Campbellsville.

  • Carney appointed to National Legislative Committee

    State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville, will serve on a national committee after completing just one session as a legislator.

    Carney has been named as a member of the National Conference of State Legislatures' Health Committee.

    "Undoubtedly, the best part of my job is serving the people of Taylor and Adair counties," Carney stated, "but I am extremely honored by my appointment to this national committee, especially as a freshman legislator."

  • Eaton to be ordained on Sunday

    Andrew Eaton, son of the Rev. Jeff and Julie Eaton, formerly of Campbellsville, will be ordained at Hope Community Church in Lawrenceburg on Sunday, June 28 at 7 p.m.

    Eaton has accepted a position as a youth pastor at Hillvue Heights in Bowling Green.

    He is the grandson of Mary Alice and Ted Winn and Margaret Eaton and the late Rev. Thurman Eaton.


  • Russell Springs man drowns at lake

    The body of a Russell Springs man who died Saturday after drowning in Green River Lake will be transported to Mexico, his home country.

    According to Fish and Wildlife Conservation Officer Gabe Welch, who investigated the incident, the man had been missing in the water for four hours.

    Welch said the man, Jorge Rojas Ayala, 34, was one in a group of five people from Russell Springs who came to the lake on Saturday at about 3 p.m. to swim.

  • Buchanan completes basic training

    Army National Guard Pvt. Robert J. Buchanan has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat and field maneuvers and tactics.

  • Public Record for June 22

    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 Filed

    09-S-051, filed 6/10/09; Cash Express of East Broadway in Campbellsville v. Karen Orberson of E. Poe Young Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on contract, $245 and court costs.

    District Civil Filed

  • Knifley, Burton honored with wedding shower

    Ashley Knifley and Craig Burton were honored with a wedding shower on Saturday, June 13. Missy Gabehart and Sherry Gabehart hosted the event. Pictured are, from left, Sonya Caldwell, the groom's mother; Craig and Ashley; Missy Gabehart, the bride's mother; and Sherry Gabehart, the bride's aunt. The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, June 27.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital Wound Healing Center celebrates second anniversary

    The Taylor Regional Hospital Wound Healing Center celebrated its second anniversary on Friday, May 22. The health care specialists at the Wound Healing Center provide a treatment plan designed specifically for patient's individual needs. 

    Conditions managed at the Wound Healing Center include chronic non-healing wounds such as arterial ulcers, diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, traumatic ulcers and lacerations, and venous ulcers. Other types of wounds commonly seen and treated at the center are acute wounds, surgical wounds, osteomyelitis, fasciitis and abscesses.

  • Kelly, Hardin earn promotions at TCB

    Taylor County Bank has named two young women to key positions within the organization.

    Heather Kelly has been appointed as security officer for Taylor County Bank, and Karen Hardin was promoted to the position of assistant security officer. 

    Kelly joined the bank in 2001 and is currently a customer service representative. Hardin serves as loan processor in the loan department at the main branch.

  • Birth Announcements

    Jim and Sharon Thomas of Lebanon announce the birth of a son, James Richard Thomas III, at 8:23 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 1/2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Earl and Doris Jean Sandusky and Jimmy and Charlotte Thomas, all of Lebanon.

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    Thomas and Tosha Miller of Mannsville announce the birth of a daughter, Jules Marie, at 10:14 a.m. on Saturday, May 23 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 1/2 inches long.