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Today's News

  • Lebanon man’s murder trial set for April 10

    The case of a Lebanon man accused of a local murder will almost certainly go to trial about a year after the alleged shooting.

    At a Tuesday morning hearing, Taylor County Circuit Judge Todd Spalding kept William Calhoun’s jury trial for April 10. He’ll also have a pre-trial conference for Friday, March 17.

    Calhoun, 25, of Oak Street, is charged with murder, a Class A felony; first-degree assault, a Class B felony; and three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, a Class D felony.

  • Wise’s family-friendly bill passes Senate

    From the time that state Sen. Max Wise (R-Campbellsville) decided to run for Kentucky’s 16th District Senate seat in 2013, he has made it clear that he plans to be a pro-life legislator and citizen.

    “I campaigned on being a pro-life legislator, and I will continue to do that here in Frankfort,” Wise said in a phone interview. “I will continue to be a pro-life advocate even when I am not in Frankfort. It is something near and dear to my heart as a Christian.”

  • Sheriff’s office joins state’s BACKUPPS law program

    The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office will now be part of a regional group that allows for shared jurisdiction between area law enforcement agencies.

    At a special-called meeting Monday afternoon, magistrates on the Taylor County Fiscal Court voted unanimously on a resolution that allows the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office to join the BACKUPPS (Bluegrass And Central Kentucky Unified Police Protection System) system.

    Magistrates and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers all seemed to think the idea makes sense.

  • Body found in creek near KY 210

    The body of a man found in a creek in Taylor County Monday night has been identified as Paul Jones, 62, of Campbellsville.

    According to Taylor County Coroner Daniel Cook, his office was dispatched to a scene off of William Hash Road off KY 210 at approximately 7:18 p.m. Monday evening. Upon arrival, they found Jones’ body in a creek in a wooded area.

  • It's all Adair for 20th boys' crown

     

    Adair County won its first 20th District boys' title in nine seasons as the Indians led from start to finish in posting a 90-72 victory vs. Taylor County on their home John Burr Gymansium Court on Saturday night.

    The Cardinals, who had won the last four titles, lost for the third conseutive time this season to the Indians and the fourth in the last five meetings.

  • Lady Knights dominate Adair for Girls’ 20th title

     

    Marion County won its 24th 20th District Tournament championship in 43 seasons by blasting Adair County 53-36 on Friday night in Columbia.
    The Girls’ Fifth Region Tournament begins on Monday at Marion County.
    The 20th District boys’ final between Adair County and Taylor County was contested on Saturday. The Boys’ Fifth Region Tournament begins on Wednesday at Central Hardin.
    Complete tournament pairings can be found at cknj.com or on twitter at @cknjnews or @sportsbrockman.

  • Adair rolls past Campbellsville

     

  • Cards take down Knights 95-73

     

  • Fifth Region Basketball Tournaments

    Boys’ Fifth Region Tournament At Central Hardin
    Wednesday, March 1

    John Hardin 69, Nelson County 51
    Adair County 100, Caverna 86
    Thursday, March 2
    LaRue County 51, North Hardin 44
    Taylor County 64, Bardstown 61
    Monday, March 6
    Adair County 79, John Hardin 67
    Taylor County 58, Adair County 54
    Tuesday, March 7
    Taylor County 67, Adair County 66

  • Sports calendar (March 8)

    Campbellsville Youth Baseball Sign-ups continue this weekend
    Pee Wee League try-outs
    Saturday, March 11— Noon-2 p.m. at Campbellsville University Coca-Cola Facility
    Monday, March 13— 7-8 p.m. at Campbellsville High School Softball Indoor Facility (Durham Campus)
    T-Ball/ Wee Ball sign-ups — May sign up at any of the above try-out dates/times
    Cost is $75, $60 for each additional child(ren)    Wee ball cost is $50