Today's News

  • CU hosts freshman orientation


    Samantha Stevenson

    Campbellsville University

    School might be out for the summer, but for two days each month, Campbellsville University buzzes with life.

    LINC Freshman Orientation season is underway with new students coming on campus and getting involved with the campus, getting their IDs made, schedules settled and getting to know each other.

  • CU to offer master of arts in sports management

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will offer a master of arts degree in sports management beginning this fall.

    The MASM allows students to specialize in sport management, along with receiving advanced training in areas such as finance, event planning and sports ethics.

  • A Wise Choice participating in food program

    A Wise Choice Preschool and Daycare LLC, located at 659 W. Main St., is now participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

  • Fair association presents scholarships


    Taylor County Fair Association President Mike Litchfield presented $1,000 scholarships to a Taylor County and Campbellsville high school graduate at the Taylor County Fair.

    Taylor County High School graduate Sarah Litchfield and Campbellsville High School graduate Mollie Williams were this year's scholarship winners.

  • CU alum speaks at event


    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Ellie McKinley, a senior from Campbellsville, recently spoke at a Campbellsville University Campaign for the Commonwealth alumni event in Lexington on May 22.

    McKinley, who is majoring in public relations and Spanish, said CU is "my home away from home."

    "It's a great place to find your calling and I've been able to find mine through the endless possibilities I've been able to have," she said.

  • CU theology professor presents papers


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Dr. Joe Early Jr., associate professor of theology, presented two papers recently at two theological meetings.

    Early presented a paper, "Birthed in Controversy: The Withdrawal of the Baptist Missionary Association from the Baptist General Convention of Texas," at the Baptist History and Heritage annual society meeting in Sioux Falls, S.D.

  • CU vice president speaks at Simmons College



    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    "My challenge to you, the Simmons College of Kentucky graduates of 2014, is that you will become people who will make a difference!" Dr. John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of Campbellsville University, told the graduates at Simmons College of Kentucky May 17 during their baccalaureate service.

  • STEM academy begins with math fun


    Dr. Bruce Kessler, math department chair at Western Kentucky University, kicked off Campbellsville School System's Summer Stem Academy for Campbellsville middle and high school students recently.

    Kessler used math concepts to teach about sound, Newton's theories and Nerf projectiles.

    The goal for the day was for students to see math concepts used in everyday life.

  • Man sentenced to prison in sex abuse case


    A Campbellsville man has been sentenced to serve 12 years in prison for sodomizing and sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl.

    James A. Loy, 25, of 341 Ebenezer Road, was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury in April 2013 and charged with first-degree sodomy and first-degree sexual abuse, both of a victim younger than 12.

    Last September, Loy appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Allan Bertram and pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual abuse of a child younger than 12 and an amended charge of first-degree sodomy.

  • Public Record for July 7

    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.


    • Weldon D. Gunter, alcohol intoxication in a public place, $178.