Today's News

  • Little League District starts Saturday in Springfield

    Campbellsville’s Little League All Stars will begin defense of their 11-year-old state championship on Saturday at 6:00 on Saturday night at Idle Hour Park in Springfield as the Little League District 5 Tournaments begin.
    The 10-year-old Campbellsville squad kicks off the tournament at noon on Saturday.
    Should the 12-year-olds lose, they would play an elimination game in the losers’ bracket at 3:00 on Sunday, With a win, coach Garin Hash’s squad will battle the Glasgow-Adair County victor on Sunday at 7.

  • TCMS student wins photography contest


    Joseph Cox, a Taylor County Middle School student, won first place in color photography at the Kentucky State Junior Beta convention.

    On June 21-23, Cox will represent the state at the National Junior Beta convention in Richmond, Va.

  • Master clothing volunteer recruitment deadline approaching


    Thanks to shows like "Project Runway," sewing is enjoying newfound popularity.

    More and more people are interested in learning how to design and make their own unique style of clothing, but have little resources to do so.

    Individuals with basic knowledge of garment construction, who want to perfect their craft and help others learn to sew, may find participating in the master clothing volunteer program very enjoyable and fulfilling. Recruitment for the master clothing volunteer class of 2014 is ongoing through the end of June.

  • Public Record for 6-26

     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.


    • David Michael Lowe, failure to wear seat belts, $25; driving on suspended/revoked operator's license, $143, 30 days in jail.

  • Milby, Wade wed


    Lisa Michelle Milby and Darren Edward Wade of Campbellsville were married on Saturday, June 7, at Miller Park. The Rev. Paul Dickens officiated.

    Milby is the daughter of Pauline Mardis of Campbellsville and the late Charles Leslie Mardis. Her grandparents are the late Della Mardis and James Mardis.

    Wade is the son of Linda Sue Wade of Campbellsville and the late James Bernard Wade.

    Natalie Michelle Rood and Amy Jo Milby were their mother's maids of honor.

    Jason Wade of Campbellsville was his brother's best man.

  • Giants come up huge for Major League championship


  • Early Days for 6-26



    June 24, 2004

    Marsha Lynn White and Brian Nathan Black will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 17.

    Michael Trent Yates received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Brescia University on May 8.

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Mark L. Miller presented Campbellsville resident Lt. Adam R. Whitlock with his promotional certificate.

  • Gospel singing is Sunday, June 28

    The 16th annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration gospel singing will be Sunday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The Noblemen, 4-Given and Joymakers will perform at the free event. The public is invited to attend.

    For more information, visit www.campbellsvillefourthofjuly.com.

  • Annual tractor show planned for July 4

    The 25th annual Community Trust Bank tractor show is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 4, on First Street near the Taylor County Courthouse.

    The event will feature antique tractors, gas engines, old farm equipment and toys for sale. The show is open to anyone, and those with antique tractors can also participate in the Fourth of July parade.

    Those who wish to participate in the parade should meet at Water Tower Bypass. Signs will be posted. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Registration for the show will begin after the parade.

  • Education shouldn't bury students in loan debt

    About 1.6 million students will graduate from college this year, according to The National Center for Education Statistics. They will be searching for full-time work, but the odds are stacked against them. Although the job market is improving, competition is fierce and jobs are scarce and the U.S. Labor Department says unemployment among 2013 graduates is still high at 10.9 percent. In addition to those concerns, college graduates are saddled with student loan debt - it has passed the trillion-dollar mark - and often credit card debt.