Today's News

  • Lady Cards end seven-year district crown drought


  • Ghost tour at Brookside Cemetery shows history of county


    Students from Taylor County and Campbellsville Middle Schools played "ghosts" at Brookside Cemetery Sunday afternoon.

    "Jeremy Johnson, Debbie Gilpin and I gave the students material and photographs for their scripts," said local historian Betty Jane Gorin-Smith. "The teachers helped the students with advice about their apparel and their props."

    TCMS teacher Pat Jones said it was the largest crowd she's seen, a fact she attributed to the event being well publicized.

  • Campbellsville schools begin construction meetings


    Progress is being made on the Campbellsville Elementary School construction project.

    At Monday’s monthly meeting, CIS Superintendent Mike Deaton said the district had its first meeting with the architect, construction manger and engineer, and things went well as they all met together in the same location to begin "ironing out our game plan for the first phase of our project, which would be the elementary school." The project is set to be 17 months long and still looking to start in March.

  • Heartland Parkway work begins


    Some work on the KY 55 Heartland Parkway project began Monday in Adair County, according to a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District Eight press release.

    "What has been discussed and worked on for 15 years is now becoming a reality," said State Sen. Max Wise (R-Campbellsville). "Economic development, tourism & infrastructure improvements are only the beginning of what may open up with this announcement."

  • O'Banion has six years and counting as survivor


    On Feb. 19, 2014, Cindy O’Banion celebrated a milestone that many breast cancers survivors look forward to.

    “I can say that I am cancer free,” O’Banion said with a smile on her face. “My doctors didn’t tell me I was cancer free until I hit 5 years.”

    She is now six years cancer free after having a mastectomy of her left breast in 2009.

  • Early Days October 1, 2015


    September 29, 2005

    James Maurice Mings, 75, of Smith Ridge Road in Campbellsville, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2005 in Miami, Fla., after an illness.

    Ophilia McDonald will celebrate her 95th birthday Saturday.

    Josh and Amanda Sprowles of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Aleah Jayde, at 10:14 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

    Southside Christian Church at 2831 Elkhorn Road will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 9.

  • Early Days October 8, 2015


    October 6, 2005

    The Barnes reunion was held Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Rescue Squad with 66 present.

    An old-fashioned fall festival will take place Saturday at The Homeplace on Green River.

    Campbellsville Woman's Club hosted its annual dinner meeting Monday, Sept. 26, at First United Methodist Church's fellowship hall.

    Carolyn Ogden retired from the U.S. Postal Service, 1410 East Broadway, on Friday, Sept. 30.

  • Early Days October 15, 2015


    October 13, 2005

    Taylor County won't have a jail. Instead, it will become home to the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Linda Hayes, with the help of a friend, walked the Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk this past weekend in Florida.

    Gordon and Lorena Mann will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Oct. 16, at Spurlington United Methodist Church.

    Jennifer Vaughn was honored with a bridal shower Sunday, Oct. 2. Vaughn will marry J.T. Buckman on Nov. 5 at Woodlawn Christian Church.

  • Early Days October 22, 2015


    October 20, 2005

    Fairview Baptist Church, located about 12 miles from Campbellsville on KY 337 in Mannsville, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a celebration and homecoming Sunday, Oct. 23.

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal won six awards in the Landmark Community Newspaper Inc. first ever Landmark of Excellence advertising design awards.

    Campbellsville University will celebrate Homecoming 2005 on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22.

  • Hospital hosts ‘Pink Out’

    There was a glow of pink bouncing off the walls inside Taylor County Regional Hospital Friday as the Annual Pink Out was in full effect.

    The Pink Out is their way to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    A bake sale is hosted which Sherry Howard, team leader in the mammography department, said is a highly anticipated fundraiser. Staff in the hospital donated the baked goods.