Today's News

  • Taylor County High School Color Guard

    Taylor County High School's 2007 color guard members are, from left, front: Bekah Phillips and Megan Perkins, captains. Second row: Abbi Phillips, Kristi Sapp, Raimi Gribbins, Krista Malcomson and Andrea Bault. Third: Melonie Moore and Mariam Pourheydarian. Back: Anna Petty, Erica Gribbins, Jess Cowherd, Farrin Marlow and Jessica Bailey.

  • CU to present opera

    The Campbellsville University Opera Workshop will present "Gianni Schicchi" on Nov. 17-19.

    Shows are Saturday and Monday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

    All performances are in Gheens Recital Hall. Tickets are available and must be reserved by calling 789-5237. General admission is $5. Faculty, staff and students are free.

  • Community Action accepting LIHEAP applications

    Applications are now being accepted for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program at Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency.

    LIHEAP provides heating bill assistance and includes payments for coal, electric, fuel oil, gas (natural and LP), kerosene and wood.

    Applications are taken alphabetically by the last name of the head of household. The application period began on Nov. 5, but information was not available before the process began.

    If your last name begins with:

    u F or G apply on Nov. 15.

    u H apply on Nov. 19 or Nov. 20.

  • Property Transfers for week of Nov. 15

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Kevin S. and Karen Grimes fka Karen A. Anderson of Crescent Hill Drive in Campbellsville to William and Kimberly Farmer of Kerr Street in Campbellsville, Lot 45 of the Lynn Acres Subdivision, $71,000.

    Alicia Scott of Colony Court in Campbellsville to Joey and Nicole Bell of Hindman Street in Columbia, a tract of land on the northwest side of Colony Court, 0.29 acre, $73,500.

  • Woman pleads guilty before trial begins

    A Greensburg woman avoided facing a jury by pleading guilty to sodomy and sex abuse charges the day before her trial was set to begin.

    Reba Regina Cox, 32, of 1495 Bluffboom Road appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday. She pleaded guilty to second-degree sodomy and six counts of first-degree sex abuse.

  • Football talk still going strong

    The one good thing about the high school football season starting later this year and next is that the gridiron talk can continue at least up until Thanksgiving.

    Locally, the seasons for Campbellsville, Green County and Marion County continued after first-round play-off wins.

    The Eagles have a dangerous game on the road at Williamsburg since they easily handled the Yellow Jackets 68-36 at home on Oct. 5.

    Williamsburg (7-4) has not lost since that game, reeling off four triumphs.

  • People share their thanks

    It's always exciting to hear from readers. And it's especially nice to hear about good things that have happened.

    And, next week on Thanksgiving Day, anyone who picks up a newspaper will learn about some really good things that have happened to others in our community.

    It's nearly time to announce the winners of the News-Journal's annual Thanksgiving letters contest. And the judges are busy reading hundreds of letters of thanks.

  • Police/Court briefs

    Campbellsville residents injured in four-vehicle crash

    Two Campbellsville residents were injured in a four-vehicle crash in Campbellsville on Saturday.

    Bobby L. Chewning, 72, was in stable condition at Taylor Regional Hospital on Monday, but had been released by Wednesday morning.

  • Lady Tigers cruise to 3-0 start

    Lady Tigers improved to 3-0 with easy home-court triumphs over Hannibal-LaGrange and Madonna over the weekend.

    Coach Ginger Colvin's team rolled past Hannibal-LaGrange 87-60 on Friday night as senior Priscila Alves and freshman Courtney Danis scored 15 and 13 points, respectively.

    Thirteen of the 15 Lady Tigers scored in the contest which also saw Danis pull down seven rebounds and senior Jenna Hedges dish out five assists.

    CU, which hit 15 of 18 free throws, also won the battle of the boards 47-27 and forced Hannibal-LaGrange into 27 turnovers.

  • Roads still an issue for County

    Even though a majority of nearby landowners are against it - and have publicly said so several times - magistrates voted 4-2 Tuesday to open a portion of Cat Hollow Road that is currently impassible to traffic.

    And that decision could cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.