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Today's News

  • 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

  • New dining options coming to town

    Two new dining options are coming to Campbellsville and are nearing their opening dates.

    While no specifics have been announced, Dunkin’ Donuts and Wings Pizza N Things are both planning for April openings.

    The Dunkin’ Donuts location is at 509 E Broadway in Campbellsville, next to McDonald’s.

    Approximately one-half of the building, totaling 1,000 square feet, is currently for lease with Century 21. Despite many rumors that have been circulating, there has been no confirmation on who will occupy that space.

  • Bill targets pain meds, other drugs

    A proposed bill would up the penalties for selling or possessing any amount of a potent painkiller.

    Currently, the Kentucky House of Representatives is considering House Bill 333, sponsored by Rep. Kim Moser (R-Taylor Mill). The bill would make it a felony to illegally sell or distribute any amount of fentanyl, carfentanil and related drugs, which have been tied to increases in drug overdoses over the past year.

  • Group looks to help families in battle against cancer

    A local charitable organization whose purpose is to help those diagnosed with cancer with their expenses is almost ready to start helping people.

    Debbie Carrico of the Taylor County Good Samaritans group said their board is reviewing applicants to make sure they meet their criteria, after which they will award the money.

  • Bill would ban tobacco on all school properties

    A bill being considered in the Kentucky House of Representatives would ban all tobacco use on all school properties starting next year.

    Senate Bill 78, if passed, would require that all school districts have bans by the 2018-2019 school year prohibiting the use of tobacco products by students, school personnel and visitors in schools, school vehicles, school properties and at school activities.

    The bill was sponsored by Sen. Julie Adams (R-Louisville) and Sen. Ralph Alvarado (R-Winchester).