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Today's News

  • CU to host speaker for chapel, revival

    Dr. Joel Carwile will speak at Campbellsville University's chapel Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. at Ransdell Chapel.

    Senior pastor of the Valley View Baptist Church in Louisville with more than 4,500 members, Carwile will be speaking nightly during the week of Campus Revival on Monday, Sept. 21 through Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7 in Ransdell Chapel.

  • Faith Column

    In Genesis 2, we can read that God brought the trees up from the earth; trees that were good for food and beautiful to the landscape.

    God gave us the bing cherries, sweet limes, possibly all 16 varieties of bananas found in South America, coconuts, maybe the wide variety of apples found throughout the United States, grapefruit, kiwi, date figs and so many more. The orchards that stretched across the Garden of Eden controlled the landscape indeed.

  • Try it ... Just for fun!

    "A good book is the best of friends, the same today and for ever."

    —Martin Farquhar Tupper

    We're excited! Woody, the Kentucky Wiener dog is back. And starting today, children in Campbellsville and Taylor County can follow along through 10 weeks of his adventures - and MISadventures!

  • Williams completes basic training

    Army Reserve Pvt. Justin Williams has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

  • CU hosts president of Kentucky Baptist Convention

    "How much you matter to God." That was the message given by Dr. John Mark Toby, president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, at Campbellsville University's Sept. 9 chapel in Ransdell Chapel.

    Toby is also first vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention and pastor of Beacon Hill Baptist Church in Somerset.

    Two students from his church, Gencie Taylor and Brandon Todd, are freshmen at Campbellsville University, and each gave student testimonies.

  • They don't know 'nuthin'

    Do you remember the Jolly Green Giant? What about a card catalog? Have you ever "shaken down" a thermometer? Remember when we had to watch the evening news to find out what had happened in the world?

    I do. And I have.

    But not so for most of this year's college freshmen.

    Each August for the past decade, Wisconsin's Beloit College has released what it has termed a "Mindset List." The list is the creation of Beloit's Keefer Professor of the Humanities Tom McBride and Emeritus Public Affairs Director Ron Nief.

  • TCES to host family day celebration

    Taylor County Elementary School will host a Family Day Celebration on Monday, Sept. 21.

    The day is scheduled to promote regular family activities to encourage parent-child communication.

    The event, featuring a community chili supper, games and prizes, will be from 5 to 7 p.m.

    Advance tickets are $4 and can be purchased at Taylor County Elementary School's front office and the Family Resource Center. Tickets purchased at the door are $5.

  • Buis elected to Kentucky Physical Therapy Association Board

    Jeff Buis, PTA, a graduate of the Somerset Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program, was elected the American Physical Therapy Association PTA Caucus Representative for the state of Kentucky.

    Buis was elected at the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association's Fall Conference on Friday, Sept.11.   

  • Tower 51

    The long-awaited ladder truck for the fire department has finally arrived.

    Campbellsville Fire Department took delivery of its new ladder truck on Saturday, according to Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson.

    Originally, the truck was to be delivered earlier, but there was a delay after manufacturers accidentally drilled a hole through some wiring.

  • Discover in Thursday's print edition

    Local subscribers will notice a little something extra in today's issue of the Central Kentucky News-Journal.

    Tucked inside their newspapers, readers will find an 80-page community guide called Discover Taylor County.

    The book includes staff written articles that describe Taylor County, Campbellsville, Green River, the history of the area, economic development, arts and culture, sports, recreation, education, health care, faith, clubs and organizations, agriculture and law and justice.