Today's News

  • April 14-23 games

    Tuesday, April 14
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Adair County at Taylor County (6:00), Marion County at Campbellsville (5:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Adair County at Campbellsville (6:00), Marion County at Taylor County (6:00).
    UNIVERSITY BASEBALL — Campbellsville at Union (Ky.) (3:00).
    UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL — Cumberland (Tenn.) at Campbellsville (DH-2:00).
    Wednesday, April 15
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Taylor County at Bardstown (5:30).

  • Kirtley is first female president of IFAC


    The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has announced that Olivia Kirtley, CPA, CGMA, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the International Federation of Accountants.

    Kirtley is a former Campbellsville resident and is the daughter of Raymond Tye and Cora Faulkner of Campbellsville. She is married to Dr. Lewis Ray Kirtley, who is also formerly of Campbellsville.

    She succeeds Warren Allen and is the first female president in IFAC history, as well as the first representative from the business community to serve in that position.

  • Green County teacher surrenders at Taylor County Detention Center


    A math teacher accused of inappropriate contact with a student at Green County High School turned himself in at the Taylor County Detention Center on Wednesday afternoon.

    Thomas Williams, 27, of Russell Springs, was charged with three counts of first-degree sexual abuse, according to a report by Detective Clint Walker of the Kentucky State Police.

  • Holmes makes Kentucky, and Campbellsville, very proud


    In a week where many Kentucky fans were disappointed to see their basketball Wildcats fall in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament, another Wildcat continued to make the state, and especially his hometown of Campbellsville, quite proud.

     On Sunday, J.B. Holmes wrapped up another tournament title on the PGA TOUR, winning the Shell Houston Open.

  • Early Days April 9, 2015


    April 7, 2005

    Chris Brunelle will spend about a month recuperating from a suicide bomber attack that left one soldier dead and Brunelle and another solider burned. All three were in Iraq with the 623rd Field Artillery (Alpha Battery) based in Tompkinsville.

    Darlene Humphress and the Central Kentucky News-Journal have been recognized with the American Cancer Society’s 2004 Media Award for Print Best Single Story for a rural market. 

  • Cook honored by state board


    The Kentucky Board of Education recently presented the sixth annual Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award to Taylor County Superintendent Roger Cook.

    The award recognizes those who exhibit leadership, commitment and service to promote high student achievement through instructional equity and in closing the achievement gap for all children.

    Cook was nominated by Charles Higdon, assistant superintendent for the Taylor County School District.

  • GOP treasurer primary heats up


    Eight candidates - five Democrats and three Republicans - are running for state treasurer in the May 19 primary. This article introduces the three Republicans - Allison Ball, Kenny Imes and Jon Larson.

    Democratic primary candidates are Neville Blakemore, Jim Glenn, Daniel Grossberg, Richard Henderson and Rick Nelson.

    The Kentucky Treasurer election will take place on Nov. 3, 2015.


    Jon Larson

  • Sewer project bids revealed


    Campbellsville City Council members will have two bids each from five different contractors to choose from for the water and sewer expansion for the new Taylor County High School building on Ky. 210.

    There were bids on both 10-inch pipes and 12-inch pipes connecting the new TCHS campus to the sewer plant. Stotts Construction of Columbia had the lowest bid on 10-inch pipes and Cumberland Pipeline of Russell Springs had the lowest bid on 12-inch pipes. The project will cost a minimum of about $450,000.

  • Tough 10-day stretch for Holmes' family


  • Parsons' PGA TOUR weeks start on Mondays