Today's News

  • Chowning named CU’s man of the year

    Dr. John Chowning, executive vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president at Campbellsville University, has been named “Man of the Year” by Project One Inc. in Louisville.

    Chowning was one of four to receive awards through Project One Inc. that was started May 15, 1985 in Louisville. Project One has placed over 18,000 students on meaningful jobs since its inception.

    Thousands of students in Project One have graduated from high school and colleges.

  • The year in review: Looking back at 2015

    A review of stories from January to June of 2015 appeared in the Thursday, Dec. 31, issue of the CKNJ.


    • Taylor County High School graduate Kassie Miller, who earlier in the year won the title of Kentucky’s Distinguished Young Woman, placed as second runner-up in the national competition in Mobile, Ala.

  • Adair upends Eagles with 11-1 OT

    For a second time this season, Campbellsville High School’s boys lost in overtime to district-rival Adair County.
    The Eagles, who fell 59-57 in Columbia on Dec. 15, dropped a 73-63 overtime decision to the Indians in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium on Friday night.
    The Indians (19-6) managed only three points in the opening quarter, but the Eagles (8-14) paid back the favor with a one-point overtime period.
    Chance Melton and Cameron Lasley tallied all 24 points for Adair County in the first half and the junior duo finished with 29 and 22 points, respectively.

  • Cards wrap up No. 1 district seed

    Taylor County High’s boys’ squad assured itself of the number-one boys’ seed in the 20th District Tournament on its home court with a 75-67 hard-fought win at Marion County on Friday night.
    The Cardinals were paced by the 31 points, six assists and six rebounds from senior all-stater Quentin Goodin to offset a nine, three-point night from the Knights.
    The Cardinals (13-7) used a 22-14 third quarter to ease away from a 33-32 intermission score.

  • 1966 seems just like yesterday for some of us


  • Back to state for TCHS bowlers


  • Miracle earns gold in Colorado

    CU Press Release

  • Botkin's bucket pushes Lady Cards over West Jessamine


  • Early Days January 28, 2016


    January 26, 2006

    Stan McKinney, assistant professor of journalism at Campbellsville University, has completed a two-year program in digital imaging from the New York Institute of Photography.

    Weldon and Lois Perkins Keltner of Adair County will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

    The Central Kentucky News-Journal staff won eight awards at the Kentucky Press Association's better newspaper contest on Friday, Jan. 20.

  • Early Days January 21, 2016


    January 19, 2006

    Weekend events to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were held Saturday and Sunday in Campbellsville.

    Scotty Hedgespeth discovered a weather balloon in a field near his home on White Rose Road.

    Carol Wright, RN, trauma services coordinator at Taylor Regional Hospital, has recently received her certification as a trauma nursing care course instructor.