Today's News

  • Man accused of bringing drugs into jail

    A Knifley man has been arrested and charged with first-degree promoting contraband after he allegedly brought drugs in to the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Nicholas Scott Galarza, 25, of 405 Robertson Ridge Road was an inmate at the jail on Wednesday, May 27.

    For more on this story and others, see Monday's print edition.

  • Campbellsville woman cited for DUI after Marion crash

    A Campbellsville woman was cited for several traffic violations following a one-vehicle crash in Marion County on Wednesday.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, at around 2:30 p.m., Tracy L. Bryan, 19, was driving a 1997 GMC along KY 289 when she left the road and drove through a fence. Her vehicle then struck a tree and overturned.

    For more on this story and others, see Monday's print edition.

  • Raywick woman flees scene of crash, gets involved in another

    A Raywick woman fled the scene of a Roberts Road crash on Wednesday, only to be involved in another crash a minute later.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, at about 4:40 p.m., Kathy Sullivan, 48, was traveling north on Roberts Road in a 1999 Buick when she failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of Roberts Road and East Broadway.


    For more on this story and others, see Monday's print edition.

  • Five ways to cut down on your healthcare costs

    The recession has hit our country hard. According to a recent survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation, it has motivated more than half of us to cut back on needed health care expenditures. The desire to rein in spending at a time like this is understandable. But skimping on medical care is a dangerous way to do it. Thankfully, there are some simple - and safe - strategies to save money on health care without sacrificing your health.

    Here are my Top 5.


    Know your health plan's fine print.

  • CHS Project Graduation committee seeking donations

    Campbellsville High School senior parents are seeking contributions from local businesses for this year's project graduation. 

    CHS' project graduation will be Friday, May 29 at the school's gymnasium. 

    The committee in charge is asking for help in making the night possible to provide a safe, drug and alcohol free environment for students to celebrate this milestone in their lives.

    For more information, contact Cathy Harker at 789-8898 or Robyn Netherland at 789-7917.

  • Public record for May 28

    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.


    Carolyn Darlene Mattingly, 28, of North Vernon, Ind., residents not to use license of other states, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause.

  • Taylor County Fair offers pageants for all ages

    The Taylor County Fair is offering pageants for those of all ages, beginning Wednesday, June 9.

    Little Mister and Miss Taylor County Fair

    The Little Mister and Miss Taylor County Fair pageant will be Tuesday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m. Registration is from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.

    The pageant is for couples ages 5 to 7. Contestants must reach their fifth birthday but not their eighth birthday by June 30. Contestants will compete and win as a couple.

  • TRH names Support Services Team Member of the Year

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized support services team member of the year nominees and a team member of the year was named.

    Jo Ann Smith, health care information services coder and team leader, was honored with the TRH Support Services Team Member of the Year Award.

    This was said about Smith, "Jo Ann is responsible for assuring that flow and function within the HCIS Department is maintained. She is very loyal and committed to our department as well as Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Birth Announcements

    Miranda Richerson and Willie Abell of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Isaac Thomas Abell, at 9:44 p.m. on Sunday, May 10 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Johnny and Lisa Richerson and Lawanna and Greg Abell, all of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Jimmy and Wanda Cox, Pat and David Bell and Johnny and Onia Abell, all of Campbellsville, Harold and Thelma Willhelm of Northglenn, Colo. and the late Clarence and Rowena Sween.

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  • Clements-Wood

    Robyn Anne Clements of Mannsville and Cory Robert Wood of Campbellsville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 6.

    Clements is the daughter of Robert Clements and Roland and Lisa Cox, all of Mannsville. Her grandparents are the late Bazil and Christine Clements and Stanley and Rosie Gribbins.

    Wood is the son of Bobby and Becky Wood of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Bobby and Commie Caulk, Ethel Wood and the late David Wood.