Today's News

  • Lady Eagles lose thrice in own tourney


    Campbellsville High's Lady Eagles lost its three games as they hosted the Food Pantry Classic Dec. 20-22 in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.

    Neena Barnett (15 points), Keena Angel (12), above left, and Vonnea Smith (11) scored in double figures vs. West Jessamine (51-44) while Kiyah Barnett had 12 vs. Whitley County (55-43) and Brenna Wethington 10 vs. Henry County (35-27).

    John Hardin defeated Green County 50-30 in the championship game.

  • January sports calendar

    Clem Haskins Classic at Taylor County (boys)
    Saturday, Jan. 3
    2:15    Warren Central vs. Casey County
    4:15    Waggener vs. Southwestern
    5:45    Newport Central Catholic vs. St. Louis (Mo.) Christian
    7:15    Lexington Christian vs. Doss
    8:30    Taylor County vs. Perry County Central

  • Eagles square record at 4-4

    Campbellsville out-scored Green County 17-12 in the third period and 16-14 in the final frame to claim a 51-47 road victory vs. Green County on Dec. 22.
    Coach Tim Davis’ club squared its record at 4-4 before the 20th Campbellsville Holiday Classic over the weekend.
    Senior Damontez Smith again paced the Eagles with 16 points while junior A.J. Vaught claimed a game-high 12 rebounds, 9 defensively.
    Junior Chad Emmons led the Dragons with 16 points and also pulled down seven rebounds.

  • CU hoop teams head to new year with 15-1 worksheets

    The third win was the charm as coach Ginger Colvin picked up her 200th head coaching victory at Campbellsville University when her Lady Tigers bested Montana-Western on the third day of the Las Vegas Classic on Dec. 20.
    The No. 5 Lady Tigers began on Dec. 18 with a 46-40 victory over Carroll College of Montana.
    Lindsey Burd paced Campbellsville with 16 points while Caroline Owen had nine a team-high seven rebounds.
    Westminster (Calif.) was victim number 2 in Las Vegas as CU posted a 56-53 triumph on Dec. 19.

  • Cards clipped in King of Bluegrass finals


  • Jan. 2-3 basketball games

    Friday, Jan. 2
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Marion County (8:00).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Marion County (6:30), Taylor County at Lexington Christian (7:30).
    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — MidAmerica Nazarene at Campbellsville (4:00).
    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — MidAmerica Nazarene at Campbellsville (2:00).
    Saturday, Jan. 3

  • Lots of familiar faces at Fairdale


  • Merry Christmas to you and yours


    By the time this newspaper hits the stands, those neatly wrapped packages will have been opened and I'm sure one of my cats will have eaten a bit of the paper. Seems like a lot of work just to rip it open in the end.

    I finished my Christmas shopping last weekend. Stores were crammed with shoppers, so it seems everyone else had the same idea.

    Most of my shopping this year was done online, but I had to pick up a few items in Elizabethtown.

  • Cards clipped in KOB finals


    After defeating Doss 94-83 in Monday's semi-finals, Taylor County lost 59-56 in the championship game to St. John's (D.C.) on Tuesday night in the 34th annual Forcht Bank King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale.

    Brandon Berry had 25 points and 12 rebounds in the title tilt while Quentin Goodin scored 16. Goodin and David Sloan were named to the all-tournament team.

    A complete wrap-up is coming in the Monday, Dec. 29 edition of the Central Kentucky News-Journal.

  • Drug arrests made


    Campbellsville Police officers are investigating drug crimes in the community and made several arrests earlier this week.

    The defendants were charged in indictments handed down by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Nelson Bishop transported Donald Gibbs of Campbellsville to Taylor County Detention Center on Monday afternoon.

    Gibbs was charged in two cases with selling drugs. Bond was set at 10 percent of $20,000 for each of his cases.

    See Monday's issue for a complete story about the arrests.