Today's News

  • Alcohol and drug counselor signs copies of new book


    Shannon Gray, a certified alcohol and drug counselor and director at The Healing Place, signed copies of his first book, "Recovery Through the Steps: An All Inclusive Journey," at the Hiestand House/Taylor County Museum on Saturday.

    Gray spoke to those attending about his steps toward sobriety and how he wrote his book.

    Gray, who has spent 13 years helping people recover from drug and alcohol addiction, said he is available to speak to local churches and organizations.

  • Christmas ornaments, cookbooks now available

    A limited number of etched glass Christmas ornaments depicting Campbellsville and Taylor County are for sale.

    The ornaments depict the historic old library, now Campbellsville Civic Center, along with First United Methodist Church and Mitchell's Men's Wear.

    Ornaments are available for $10 each.

    Also, the third edition of the Campbellsville Renaissance/Historic Preservation Commission Recipes cookbook features the history of downtown Campbellsville with photographs and recipes.

  • Veterans Day service is Tuesday, Nov. 11

    Taylor County's community Veterans Day service will be Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. at the War Memorial by Taylor County Courthouse.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers will speak.

    Patsy Waters will sing.

    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue, American Legion Post 82 and Kentucky National Guard personnel will also attend the ceremony.

  • Public Record for Nov. 6

    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.


  • One injured in Watertower Bypass crash


    A man was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Watertower Bypass on Saturday.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded at about 5:30 p.m. to the report of a two-vehicle crash.

    Erica Garrett, 45, of Lebanon was driving a 1990 Buick Century north on Watertower Bypass when she was struck in the rear by a 1997 Ford Aerostar being driven by Melissa Perkins, 28, of Smith Ridge Road in Campbellsville.

  • CPD investigating fake money found at utility company

    Campbellsville Police officer received a complaint last Thursday at about 3 p.m. that a possible fake $20 bill was paid to Kentucky Utilities personnel.

    According to a police news release, Campbellsville Police Officer Roy Rodgers responded. After an investigation, it was determined that a customer unbeknownst passed a counterfeit $20 bill to KU after receiving it from another location. No arrests have been made but the investigation is continuing.

  • Two injured in KY 70 crash

    Two men were injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash on KY 70.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Lawrence A. Glandorf, 17, of Old Perkins Road in Columbia was driving a 2002 Ford Mustang west on KY 70 at about 4:15 p.m. According to the report, Glandorf lost control of the vehicle when driving into a curve, causing his car to spin into the path of a 1986 Ford pickup truck driven by Edwin Kent Bland, 52, of Reids Chapel Road in Campbellsville.

  • Details released about New Lebanon Road crash

    Details about the crash that injured one person last Friday have been released.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, the crash involved three vehicles.

  • TCHS band places sixth at state competition


    Taylor County High School Marching Band competed last Saturday in the Kentucky Music Educators Association Class AAA state marching semi-finals. They received a distinguished rating and placed sixth.

    Russell County placed first, Adair County was second, Bourbon County came in third, Boyle County was fourth while Mercer County placed fifth.

    The season isn't over yet for the Cardinals. They will participate this Saturday at the Mid-States Band Association Championships at Northmont High School in Clayton, Ohio

  • CES names Attendance Leaders of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Attendance Leaders of the Week.

    They are second-grader Joshua England, first-grader Grayson Dooley, third-grader Camilla Taylor and kindergartener Damien Clark.