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Today's News

  • Eagles smash Washington 63-27

    Campbellsville rebounded from its All “A” Classic State Tourney loss to roll over Washington County 63-27 at home on Tuesday night.

    The Eagles broke away from a 7-7 tie to lead 27-15 at half-time and used second-half runs of 19-4 and 9-0 to breeze to their 17th win in 20 outings.

    Nine CHS players scored, led by juniors Jordan Percell (11) and Matthew Davis (10). Seniors Ben Janes and Thomas Downs had seven rebounds apiece.

    Campbellsville bested Green County 75-56 in make-up action on Wednesday with Bryton Taylor scoring 29 points.

  • Lady Tigers remain perfect in MSC race

    The Campbellsville University Lady Tigers (22-1, 7-0) bounced West Virginia Tech 87-52 on Thursday to remain one game in front of University of Cumberlands in the women’s Mid-South Conference race.

    Campbellsville hit 48 percent of its shots from the field and 13-21 from the free throw line. It was 10-27 from three and led the rebounding battle 46-43.

    Whitney Ballinger led her team with 22 points and 17 boards while Melly Heaton had 17 points and a team-high four assists while Wendi Messer added 11 points.

  • Contest deadline is Friday!

    Love. It truly does make the world go 'round. Whether it's the romantic love of sweethearts, the cherishing love of parents or the loyal love of friends, we all have special people in our lives.

    But do the people you love know just how much you care?

    It's easy to forget the importance of saying "I love you" in the business of our daily lives. But the Central Kentucky News-Journal is giving you a chance to do just that - and you might even win a prize for your effort.

  • Eagles complete perfect district season

    Campbellsville High School completed its district slate with a perfect mark by disposing of Adair County 67-52 on Friday night in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.

    Bryton Taylor’s 29 points paced the Eagles while Thomas Downs had a double-double - 13 points and 12 rebounds.

    The Eagles (19-3), who beat Green County 75-56 in a make-up game Wednesday, host North Hardin (20-3), the Fifth Region’s winningest team, Tuesday (7:30) on Purple Haze Night.

  • Adair girls wrap up No. 2 seed with 54-29 win at CHS

    Campbellsville's Lady Eagles fell to Adair County, 54-29 with freshmen Brittany Vaught and Heather Watson scoring 10 and nine points, respectively.

    Coach Cameron Jackson's team (2-19), who played at Metcalfe County Saturday, host Green County Monday and visit Fort Knox on Tuesday.

  • Cattlemen's association to meet Feb. 4

    The Taylor County Cattlemen's Association will have its annual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    Warren Beeler, director of value-added animal production with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture will be the guest speaker. Isaac Thompson will also be presenting his 4-H talk on agriculture.

    In conjunction with Adair and Green counties, Taylor County tobacco producers are encouraged to attend a Center of Kentucky Tobacco Production Meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Adair County Extension Office in Columbia.

  • CKNJ staff earns KPA awards

    The editorial staff of the Central Kentucky News-Journal brought home 10 awards from the Kentucky Press Association's Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers Competition for 2009.

    The awards were presented Friday, Jan. 22 in Lexington.

    The News-Journal competes against other newspapers across Kentucky that publish two to three times per week.

    CKNJ Staff Writer Calen McKinney brought home both the first- and second-place awards in the Best Enterprise or Analytical Story category.

  • CKNJ donates toys

    Central Kentucky News-Journal's circulation department hosted a special during December in which customers received a discount off the cost of a year's subscription if they donated $5 or a toy valued at $5. The proceeds were divided between the Toys for Tots and Toys for Kids campaigns. Each campaign received $63 and about 13 toys.

  • Public record for Feb. 1

    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.

    District Civil Settled

  • Retina Associates attends international meeting

    William Wood, M.D., Thomas Stone, M.D., John Kitchens, M.D., Drew Sommerville, M.D., and Scott Westhouse, M.D., all represented Retina Associates of Kentucky at the combined international meeting of the American Society of Retinal Specialists, Macula Society and the Retinal Society, in New York City on Oct. 2.

    The 2009 meeting was attended by thousands of retina specialists from across the globe.