Today's News

  • Dec. 8-22 games

    Monday, Dec. 8
    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville vs. Taylor County at Campbellsville High School (sixth-grade game starts at 6:00).
    Tuesday, Dec. 9
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Campbellsville (7:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Campbellsville (6:00).
    Thursday, Dec. 11
    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Russell County, Old Kentucky Home at Taylor County.

  • Taylor County OCC relay station sets record

    More than 7,000 Operation Christmas Child boxes were collected in Taylor County this year, which set a record.

    According to Kathryn Kendrick, area coordinator for the Heart of Kentucky Area OCC Team, Taylor County became the first county in Kentucky to collect more than 7,000 shoeboxes.

    Taylor County also had the largest box count increase - at 1,641 - the largest increase of any county in Heart of Kentucky Area OCC history.

    In all, 7,647 boxes were collected in Taylor County. And 31,420 shoebox gifts were collected in the Heart of Kentucky area.

  • Forty-six years later, veteran receives Purple Heart


    Almost a half-century after he was wounded serving his country, an Adair County Army veteran was recognized recently for the sacrifices he made in Vietnam. And a Campbellsville veteran recognized him.

    Larry Burton of Columbia, who was a private in the Army's 506th Infantry, was awarded a Purple Heart at Lindsey Wilson College's annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon.

    Burton received the decoration more than 46 years after being wounded in battle.

  • Elk Horn man charged with having drugs in jail


    An Elk Horn man has been arrested and charged with first-degree promoting contraband after he was allegedly found with drugs while in jail.

    Josh Lewis, 25, of Gaddis Ridge Road, was arrested on Thursday, Nov. 20, at about 2:15 a.m.

    According to court records, a deputy at the Taylor County Detention Center contacted Campbellsville Police to report an inmate allegedly having contraband.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Jeromy Burris wrote in court records that the deputy told him he saw an inmate remove something from his pants.

  • School Menus for Dec. 1-5

    Campbellsville Independent

    Dec. 1-5

    Monday - Cheese pizza, corn, garden salad with dressing, diced pears and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Wednesday - Scrambled eggs, sausage patty, hash brown, biscuits and gravy, baked apples and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken nachos, tortilla chips with salsa, Spanish rice, diced pears and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog on bun, corn chips, pork and beans, applesauce, fruit, graham cracker and milk.

  • Will it be in the Cards in 2015?


  • December-January sports calendar

    Campbellsville Youth Baseball accepting bids for three projects through today
    Campbellsville Youth Baseball will be accepting bids for the following:
    • Operation of the Concession Stands (Major/Minor Fields and Pee Wee League Field) for the 2015 season. Bids will be accepted until Dec. 1 and can be mailed to: CYB, P.O. Box 4012, Campbellsville, KY 42719. For more information, contact Joe Sexton at 270-469-6492.

  • Dec. 1-8 basketball schedule

    Monday, Dec. 1
    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Metcalfe County at Campbellsville.
    Tuesday, Dec. 2
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Washington County at Taylor County (7:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Caverna at Campbellsville (8:00), Washington County at Taylor County (6:00).
    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Lebanon at Taylor County, Russell County at Campbellsville.
    Thursday, Dec. 4

  • Public Record for Nov. 27

    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.


    • Robert E. Lloyd, contempt of court, four days in jail.

    • Ivan Duane Barlow, speeding, completed diversion, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Arrest made in vehicle break-ins


    Campbellsville Police arrested a person on Saturday at about 5:40 p.m. whom they believe is responsible for a vehicle break-in reported earlier this month.

    John David Smith, 37, of Campbellsville, was arrested and charged with receiving less than $10,000 in stolen property and he was lodged at the Taylor County Detention Center.

    Campbellsville Police are still investigating several other vehicle break-ins that could result in additional charges and arrests.