Today's News

  • Emergency services personnel honored at Main Street Saturday Night


    They came to check out the classic cars and honor those who serve the community.

    Tri-County Car Club members hosted a Main Street Saturday Night event last weekend, with a car cruise, prizes and its annual salute to local emergency services personnel.

    Officials from Campbellsville Police, Taylor County Sheriff's Office and Campbellsville Fire & Rescue were honored and thanked for their service to the community.

  • Resident reappointed to state board

     Campbellsville resident Edward R. Goff has been reappointed to serve on a state board.

    Gov. Steve Beshear reappointed Goff to the Manufactured Home Certification and Licensure Board. His term will expire Sept. 1, 2018.

    Goff is a manufactured home retailer at Goff’s Fleetwood Home Center. He represents mobile home dealers.

  • City Council approves 2014 tax rates

     Campbellsville City Council members gave final approval of the tax rates on real and personal property at a special meeting on Monday.

    The tax rate for real and personal property was set at .193 cents per $100 of assessed value. This rate is the same as last year.

    “I think it’s great we can continue to keep the rates as low as possible,” Council member Stan McKinney said. “I know legally we could have taken more, but since we don’t need to, I’m glad we’re not going to.”

  • City adopts new storm water ordinance

     After voicing concerns about the federal government overstepping its boundaries, Campbellsville City Council members reluctantly adopted amendments to the city’s storm water regulations ordinance at its regular meeting on Sept. 2.

    Mandated by the Clean Water Act of the Kentucky Division of Water, the city faced notices of violations and fines if the storm water ordinance wasn’t amended to meet the act’s requirements.

  • Vehicle crashes near judicial center


    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue and law enforcement personnel responded to the report of a one-vehicle injury collision on Tuesday afternoon at about 2:15 p.m. near the Taylor County Judicial Center. Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel also responded to treat those injured. No official report about the crash had been released at press time.

  • Local office evacuated due to fire concerns


    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue personnel responded to the smell of a fire on Monday morning at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services office on East Broadway. According to Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Chief Kyle Smith, a motor in the rooftop HVAC system caused the odor, though no fire was found. He said maintenance personnel were on the scene Monday afternoon to make repairs. Workers inside the building were evacuated as firefighters checked the building.

  • Eagles’ JV shuts out Cardinals


  • Taylor teams sweep Heartland golf titles


    Taylor County High School captured the girls' and boys' golf championships at Campbellsville Country Club on Monday.

    The Lady Cardinals made it back-to-back titles as TCHS senior Ellen Kehoe claimed her third straight individual title with a 68.

    The Taylor County boys made it two crowns in the last three years.

    Adair County's Riley Grant earned boys' medalist honors with a 66.

  • Public Record for Sept. 11

    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.


    • Malinda L. Ambers, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed with leave to reinstate.

  • School officials to apply for safety grant

    The year is off to a good start at Campbellsville Elementary School, but officials there say they are applying for a grant to help make their school even safer.

    At Monday night's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting, the monthly Academic Spotlight was on CES.

    Principal Ricky Hunt said he, CES Library Media Specialist Suzanne Crowder and some other teachers are in the process of applying for a grant at Lowe's that could provide up to $400,000 for the school to focus on safety.