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Today's News

  • Being truly thankful

    As we draw closer to Thanksgiving, I find myself this year with even more reasons to be thankful than in the past.

    I always count my family, my church, my home and job among the main reasons, and like many of you, I'm always thankful for my friends. But this year, due to a severe illness one of my friends is battling, I'm especially thankful for him.

  • TCMS takes three from CMS

     

  • Staying with the Lady Cardinals

     

    Ellen Kehoe, a Taylor County High School senior, signed her NCAA National Letter-of-intent with the University of Louisville on Nov. 12. Kehoe earned all-region and all-state honors while leading her squad to a sixth-place showing at the Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac/KHSAA State Tournament in Bowling Green last month.

  • Tigers roll over Reinhardt for division title

    The long wait is over. Campbellsville University Fighting Tiger football is Mid-South Conference West Division Co-Champions after shutting down No. 22 Reinhardt University, 31-14, on the road Saturday.
    The conference title is CU’s third in program history and first since 1997. The win also clinches a spot in the NAIA Football Championship Series for the first time since 2001. Campbellsville is co-champions with No. 10 Faulkner University (4-1 MSC West), but holds the NAIA automatic bid tiebreaker with its win a week earlier.

  • Eagle gridiron season halted at Hazard 47-21

     

  • November-January sports calendar

    Campbellsville University Jamboree
    Friday Nov. 21

    6:30    Campbellsville girls vs. Bullitt Central
    8:00    Taylor County boys vs. Madisonville
    Saturday Nov. 22
    6:30    Taylor County girls vs. Casey County
    8:00    Campbellsville boys vs. Spencer County

  • Nov. 20-29 games

    Thursday, Nov. 20
    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Bloomfield at Taylor County, Casey County at Campbellsville.
    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — Cumberlands at Campbellsville (8:00).
    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Cumberlands at Campbellsville (6:00).
    Friday, Nov. 21
    HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL — Big Maroon Club Jamboree at Campbellsville University (6:30 and 8:00).
    Saturday, Nov. 22

  • CHS personnel working to improve test scores

    The staff members at Campbellsville High School aren't happy with how students fared on the last round of state testing.

    At last week's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting, they discussed their plans to improve the scores.

    The month's Academic Spotlight was on CHS Principal Kirby Smith and site-based decision-making council members Dale Estes, Theresa Young, Ben Davis and Cathy McMahan attended.

    MAP testing was completed recently, they said, and intervention has begun to help students.

  • Public Record for Nov. 17

    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.

    Felonies

    • Ashley Akin, probation violation, 60 days in jail.

  • Woman accused of assault, attempting to escape from police

     

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged after she allegedly assaulted someone and then attempted to escape from police custody.

    Windy Buckner, 35, of Duffy Street, was arrested at 4:28 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8.

    According to Buckner's arrest citation, she was extremely intoxicated and pushed someone off a porch at her home. At the time, records state, her blood alcohol level was .233, higher than the legal limit of .08.