Today's News

  • Birth Announcements for December 4

    Melinda Carol Bryant and Scott Anthony Hoosier Sr. of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Savannah Nicole Hoosier, at 8:12 a.m. on Oct. 31 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Joyce Sherrill, Clemmie Lawson and Linda Bryant of Campbellsville and the late Randall Bryant.

    Great-grandparents are Dorotha Hoosier of Campbellsville and the late Raymond and Emma Hedgespeth, Woodrow and Ora Bryant, Ernest Lawson, Roxie Rakes and Curtis Hoosier.

  • Early Days for 12-4



    Dec. 2, 2004

    Frank Page Smith celebrated his 80th birthday in Naples, Fla., on Nov. 21 with family and friends.

    Mandy Hunt was honored with a bridal shower on Nov. 7 at the home of Sandra and Sara Warren.

    Taylor Regional Hospital team member activities committee sponsored a food drive Nov. 1-11 to benefit the Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

  • Sports calendar for December-January

    Upcoming high school basketball
    Campbellsville Food Pantry Holiday Classic
    Saturday, Dec. 20

    2:00    Game 1: Campbellsville vs. Henry County
    3:45    Game 2: John Hardin vs. Whitley County
    5:30    Game 3: Adair County vs. West Jessamine
    7:15    Game 4: Green County vs. Edmonson County
    Sunday, Dec. 21
    2:00    Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser

  • Public Record for Dec. 4

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in public record are published without exceptions, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    District Civil Settled

  • Dec. 8-22 games

    Monday, Dec. 8
    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville vs. Taylor County at Campbellsville High School (sixth-grade game starts at 6:00).
    Tuesday, Dec. 9
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Campbellsville (7:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Campbellsville (6:00).
    Thursday, Dec. 11
    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Russell County, Old Kentucky Home at Taylor County.

  • Taylor County OCC relay station sets record

    More than 7,000 Operation Christmas Child boxes were collected in Taylor County this year, which set a record.

    According to Kathryn Kendrick, area coordinator for the Heart of Kentucky Area OCC Team, Taylor County became the first county in Kentucky to collect more than 7,000 shoeboxes.

    Taylor County also had the largest box count increase - at 1,641 - the largest increase of any county in Heart of Kentucky Area OCC history.

    In all, 7,647 boxes were collected in Taylor County. And 31,420 shoebox gifts were collected in the Heart of Kentucky area.

  • Forty-six years later, veteran receives Purple Heart


    Almost a half-century after he was wounded serving his country, an Adair County Army veteran was recognized recently for the sacrifices he made in Vietnam. And a Campbellsville veteran recognized him.

    Larry Burton of Columbia, who was a private in the Army's 506th Infantry, was awarded a Purple Heart at Lindsey Wilson College's annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon.

    Burton received the decoration more than 46 years after being wounded in battle.

  • Elk Horn man charged with having drugs in jail


    An Elk Horn man has been arrested and charged with first-degree promoting contraband after he was allegedly found with drugs while in jail.

    Josh Lewis, 25, of Gaddis Ridge Road, was arrested on Thursday, Nov. 20, at about 2:15 a.m.

    According to court records, a deputy at the Taylor County Detention Center contacted Campbellsville Police to report an inmate allegedly having contraband.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Jeromy Burris wrote in court records that the deputy told him he saw an inmate remove something from his pants.

  • School Menus for Dec. 1-5

    Campbellsville Independent

    Dec. 1-5

    Monday - Cheese pizza, corn, garden salad with dressing, diced pears and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Wednesday - Scrambled eggs, sausage patty, hash brown, biscuits and gravy, baked apples and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken nachos, tortilla chips with salsa, Spanish rice, diced pears and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog on bun, corn chips, pork and beans, applesauce, fruit, graham cracker and milk.

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