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Today's News

  • TCHS Project Graduation committee seeking donations

    On May 22, more than 200 students will graduate from Taylor County High School. This year, the Taylor County High School PTSO will sponsor the annual Project Graduation celebration.  

    After the graduation ceremony, every graduate will have the opportunity to attend project graduation, which is a party that allows the graduates to celebrate graduation night in a safe and drug-free environment.

    Project graduation parties are successful because they offer free food, non-alcoholic drinks, games and prizes. 

  • Tiger and Lady Tiger Track & Field finish well in Richmond

    Several Campbellsville University Track & Field members made a strong showing at the recent Eastern Kentucky University Open.

    Senior Miranda Meeks made the A-standard for the NAIA and finished first in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:31.00.

    Meeks also broke the CU record in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:30.29.

    "I'm happy that Miranda has reached her goal on getting back to nationals," said Head Coach Joe Stockton.

    Detrick Briggs finished fourth in the triple jump and seventh in the long jump.

  • CU takes two at MSC Tourney

    Campbellsville University, rated eighth in the latest NAIA baseball poll, upended West Virginia Tech and the University of the Cumberlands to move into the championship game of the Mid-South Conference Tournament.

    Coach Beauford Sanders' Tigers (34-8) downed West Virginia Tech 16-2 on Sunday as Erie Mattos (seven innings) and Jon Bourassa (two) combined on a two-hitter.

    First-baseman Brian Chase paced Campbellsville with three hits and three runs batted in while shortstop Nick Bertolucci had two hits and three RBI.

  • Deaton named City Superintendent

    Mike Deaton is exchanging his principal's hat for that of superintendent.

    Deaton was named superintendent of Campbellsville Independent Schools shortly before 7 p.m. on Friday.

    A familiar face at Campbellsville Schools, Deaton has served as high school principal for the past two years.

    The Campbellsville School Board met in special session at 5 to finalize its selection of a new superintendent. Deaton was notified of the Board's decision in a telephone call while he was attending a track meet in Green County with his wife, Amy.

  • CU netters advance to NCCAA

    Georgetown and Lindsey Wilson eliminated the Campbellsville men and women, respectively, from the Mid-South Conference Tennis Tournament over the weekend, but the men will move on to NCCAA play May 4-7 in Marion, Ind. by virtue of their 10-5 overall record.

    Campbellsville's only two points in a 5-2 defeat came in men's doubles when Terry Caven and Zac Maylon combined for a 8-4 doubles' victory over Georgetown's Frankie Roberts and Carlos Del Valle.

    Pablo Numbela was a singles' winner (6-3, 6-4) over Miguel Reyes for Coach Kyle Caven's young Tiger squad.

  • Public record for April 27

    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

  • Sticking a fork in hunger

    Eighty-one local students raised $2,200 and a pickup truck bed full of canned food during last weekend's 30-Hour Famine event.

    As part of the event, students went without food from 7 a.m. on Friday until about 11:30 a.m. Saturday. They slept in cardboard boxes at Miller Park Friday night and went door to door to collect canned food Saturday morning.

  • TRH to host health fair

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host a community health fair on Saturday, May 30 from 8 a.m. to noon at Taylor County Middle School's gymnasium. 

    Lab work will be offered. A general health panel will be available, including a complete blood count, comprehensive metabolic profile and thyroid stimulating hormone, as well as a coronary risk profile, which includes cholesterol levels.

    This package will cost $12. In addition, an additional test will be available to men for $8.

  • Public record for April 23

    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

    Latrichia D. Aud, 19, of West Main Street in Campbellsville, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

  • CU to present opera workshop

    Campbellsville University's Opera Workshop will present a program of opera scenes music from a variety of operas during an upcoming opera workshop presentation at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 at The Gheens Recital Hall in the Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music and director of the opera, said, "The music will be performed in a concert style much like the old Three Tenor concerts though we have some of all voices represented."