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Today's News

  • Adair overtakes Lady Cards 62-59

    Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals fought back from a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit to take the lead over Adair County before falling 62-59 on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Cardinals trailed 55-43 with 5:41 remaining in the contest when McKenzie Martin tallied for the visitors.

    Hope Wigginton’s left-wing three-pointer, a Mercedes Cox base-line jumper and Wigginton’s right-wing three made it 55-51.

  • One injured in Old Columbia Road crash

    A Campbellsville resident was injured Monday after she struck an unoccupied semi truck.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Samantha Jones, 18, of 2260 Old Columbia Road struck a stalled 2000 Western Star semi at 7 a.m. with her 2004 Chevrolet.

    The report states that the truck was unoccupied when it was struck because the driver had gone into a nearby business to ask someone for help getting the vehicle off the road.

  • Retired police chief dies

    Those who worked with him say he was kind and had a way with people but also knew how to get the job done.

    Former Campbellsville Police Chief Kenneth Adams died Saturday at Norton's Hospital in Louisville. He was 65.

    Adams, who lived on Rosecrest, served as a police officer for more than 30 years and was currently serving as Campbellsville's codes enforcement officer.

  • CHS Class of 1999

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1999 celebrated its 10-year reunion on Nov. 28 at All Occasions. Those attending were, from left, front, Erin Skaggs Estes, Jaclyn Martin Rakel, Jamie Ennis Bloyd, Rayna Netherland McCarty, Kathy Durham Jones and Sarah Parrott Ray. Middle: Miranda Gibson Beam, Laura Butler Gumm, Shantel Richardson, Rebecca Morris Wooley, Jennifer Walker, Wynn Harris and Jacob Franklin. Back: Steven Gumm, Joy Williams Inman, Justin Phillips, Ryan Callison, Marty Rock, Brandon Milby and David Harris. Not pictured is Andrea Myers Lawhorn.

  • Don't miss the next one!

    Wow. Sunday's meeting of the CKNJ Bookmarks reading group was the most interesting yet!

    And if you haven't yet joined, you're missing something.

    Our most recent meeting was Sunday at the Extension Office. Fifteen of us discussed the group's most recent book choice, "South of Broad" by Pat Conroy.

    It was interesting at Sunday's discussion to hear all the different opinions.

  • Girl Scouts is more than just great cookies

    It's way more than just great cookies.

    Chartered by Congress in March 1950, Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's top organization dedicated solely to girls where all are accepted and nurtured and taught the skills to build character and reach success in the real world.

    With the help of committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives, like leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth.

  • Property transfers for Jan. 28

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

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Raymond Harris to Nationstar Mortgage LLC, a tract of land on Taylor Boulevard, 0.16 acre, $1, as a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure, fair market value $62,500.

  • Tigers top Rio Grande

    Campbellsville University’s Tigers raced out to an 11-0 lead and never looked back in posting an 88-72 home triumph over the University of Rio Grande on Saturday.

    The Tigers (15-5, 3-1 and now rated No. 9 in the NAIA poll) held a 25-point half-time cushion before the Red Storm won the second 20 minutes by a 44-35 count.

    Nestor Colmenares paced CU with 19 points and 10 rebounds while T.J. Bishop added 17 points, Caleb Harris 14 and JaVaughn Espritt 10.

  • Public record for Jan. 28

    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.

    Traffic

    Nicole Marie Griffith, speeding, $168; license to be in possession, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Cards inch closer to No. 2 district seed

    Taylor County broke away from a 21-21 deadlock with 14 consecutive baskets en route to a 43-30 home district triumph over Adair County on Tuesday night.

    The Cardinals led 13-6 early in the second quarter after a pair of Tyler Moss three-pointers, but Adair County used a 12-4 run to lead 18-17 just before Matt McDonald’s free-throw jumper at the half-time buzzer put TCHS back up 19-18.