Today's News

  • On a budget? Investments still an option

    Investing on a budget? Local experts say there are plenty of options for those looking to invest a small amount of money to help boost their finances during uncertain economic times or to plan for the future.

    For those looking to invest small sums of money, Edward Jones Financial Advisor Larry Bowen recommends mutual funds or individual stocks. Bowen says as little as $100 can be invested, with some mutual funds requiring as little as $25 a month.

  • Two plead guilty in meth case


    Two more of the four people accused of operating a meth lab in a Hamilton Street home last year have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the bust.

    A Taylor County grand jury indicted the four on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and possession of drug supplies last September.

    Charged were:

  • Send us your snow photos!

    Have you taken a good photo of this winter's snow? If so, send it to us!

    You can e-mail your photo to editor@cknj.com or bring it by on a disk or flash drive and we can download it.

    If enough readers submit good, high-resolution photos, we'd like to publish a readers' page in an upcoming issue.

    Have a question? Contact Editor Rebecca Cassell at 465-8111 or editor@cknj.com.

  • Winter weather advisory issued for Taylor County

    Taylor Countians could see as much as 4 inches of snow on the ground by Wednesday.

    According to Taylor County Emergency Management officials, the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Taylor County. The advisory is in effect from 1 a.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday.

    The storm is expected to begin as rain late this afternoon, turning into snow after temperatures drop below freezing around midnight. Moderate to heavy snowfall is possible on Wednesday morning.

    Taylor County could see three to four inches of snow by midday Wednesday.

  • Eagles wallop Washington

    Campbellsville High School had little trouble in disposing of Washington County 83-52 on Wednesday night in a Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All “A” Classic semi-final game at Caverna.
    The Eagles, who were to play the Bardstown-Caverna winner in Saturday’s title tilt, rode the 20-point effort of Jordan Percell to lead 45-26 at intermission.

  • Microchips help with pet return

    More than a decade ago, two of my English Setter bird dogs disappeared in different incidents. One was never found, the other returned.
    Then several years ago, my two rat terriers escaped from the motor home while parked in a remote section of a campground in North Little Rock, Ark. I spent a sleepless night until they returned just before daylight. Having perts disappear when traveling is especially worrisome.

  • Lady Tigers, St. Catharine prevail in MSC doubleheader

    No. 3 Lady Tigers roll
    past St. Catharine 92-69
    Campbellsville University used a balanced offensive attack Saturday to down St. Catharine College 92-69 and opened a five-game Mid-South Conference road trip victorious.
    The win gives the Lady Tigers sole possession of first-place in the MSC at 7-0 as University of the Cumberlands fell on the road to Shawnee State University.

  • CHS takes down Green 58-49

    Jordan Percell hit 10 of 13 shots and scored 25 points with 10 rebounds to lead Campbellsville past Green County 58-49 in a first-round game of the Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All “A” Classic in Greensburg.
    CHS needed a late 12-7 fourth-quarter charge to hold of the Dragons as Davis scored six and Taylor four during the run.
    Matthew Davis added 16 for CHS while junior reserve Tevin Taylor totaled eight.
    Tanner Durrett and Skyler Shively led Green County with 14 and 12 points, respectively.

  • Green County girls break away from 30-30 tie

    Green County’s Lady Dragons tallied 39 of the final 52 points to sprint past Campbellsville 69-43 in a Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All “A” Classic first-round game on Monday night in Greensburg.
    The Lady Eagles used a 11-2 run of their own to tie the game at 17-17 early in the second quarter.
    Cameron Jackson’s outfit took leads of 20-19 and 22-21 on a Tiffany Slone three-pointer, and two Slone free throws and also led at 25-23 on Heather Watson’s trey and 26-25 on Belene Garcia’s charity toss.

  • Hart uses late run to upend Lady Cards

    Hart County used a 20-8 second-half run and Lindsey Burd stole an in-bounds pass with 6.8 seconds to hold off the upset-minded Taylor County Lady Cardinals 60-57 on Tuesday night.
    Taylor County (11-5) led 44-37 after a pair of Hope Wigginton free throws before the Lady Raider spurt.
    Mercedes Cox (17), Elizabeth Thomas (14) and Wigginton (13) reached double digits for TCHS.