Today's News

  • Lady Knights roll over Lady Eagles 88-20 in district

    The state’s top-rated Marion County’s Lady Knights began the game 16-0 and used runs of 18-0, 8-0, 36-0 and 10-0 to race past the home-standing Campbellsville Lady Eagles 88-20 in the opening game of the 20th District Tournament.

    Four Lady Knight starters reached double figures, led by the 22-point effort of freshman Patrice Tonge with Makayla Epps adding 16 and front-court players Bre Elder and Andrea King 12 and 11, respectively.

    Tiffany Slone hit a pair of three-pointers to lead CHS with eight points while Heather Watson added five.

  • Public record for Feb. 15

    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.

    Small Claims Settled

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Wednesday, Feb. 24

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville vs. Marion County in 20th District Tournament first-round game at Campbellsville (7:30).

    UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL — Campbellsville at Union (TBA).

    Thursday, Feb. 25

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County vs. Adair County in 20th District Tournament first-round game at Campbellsville (7:30).

    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — Cumberlands at Campbellsville (8:00).

  • Taylor County Bank celebrates grand opening

    Taylor County Bank Board Chairman Jim Miller prepares to cut the ribbon during a ceremony celebrating the grand opening of the Green River Plaza branch on Thursday, Jan. 28. Holding the ribbon are, from left, Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen, Bank Board members Barry Blevins and Jan Wade, TCB President Henry Lee, Assistant Bank Manager Misha Buck, Branch Manger Monica Hamilton and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers.

  • Amedisys employees finalists at fall conference

    Three Amedisys employees were finalists at the Kentucky Home Health Association Fall Conference. Linda Shelton, HHA, and Betsy Warren, HHA, were both nominated for the Home Care Paraprofessional Award. Pam Littlejohn, RN, was nominated for the Karen Dever Home Care Professional Award. Pictured are, from left, Linda Shelton, HHA, from Albany, Ky.; Brenda Dile, AVP of operations; Betsy Warren, HHA, of Campbellsville; and Sandra Morgan, DOO, of Campbellsville.

  • District Tournament basketball results, schedules

    Fifth Region Tournament District Tournament basketball pairings


    20th District Tournament at Campbellsville

    Tuesday, Feb. 23

    6:00    Marion County 88, Campbellsville 20

    8:00    Adair County 58, Taylor County 49

    Championship on Friday, Feb. 26

    7:30    Marion County vs. Adair County

    19th District Tournament at Bethlehem

    Tuesday, Feb. 23

    6:00    Nelson County 64, Bethlehem 44

    7:45    Bardstown 39, Washington County 29

  • CU percussion instructor to give recital Monday, Feb. 22

    Chad Floyd, instructor of percussion at Campbellsville University, will present a faculty lecture and drum recital Monday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. in Gheens Recital Hall.

    The recital is free and open to the public.

    The topic of the recital is the performance style of Dave Weckl, world-renowned fusion drummer who is best known for his association with the Chick Corea Electric Band. The recital will feature performances from the Dave Weckl Band including analysis and performances of some of Weckl's solos.

  • Two charged in sealed indictments

    Two Campbellsville men have been charged with selling drugs in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.

    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.

    Indicted were:

    - Gary Paris, 46, of 475 Pembroke Lane was charged with first-degree selling oxycodone. Bond was set at $15,000 cash. If convicted, Paris could be sentenced to as much as 10 years in prison.

  • Priest returns from mission to Haiti

    After learning that an earthquake had struck the capital of Haiti and left thousands of casualties in its wake, Father James Bromwich says his reaction was simple. He had to help.

    "I knew I had to go," he said. "I took it in prayer and it was confirmed."

    The earthquake left more than 200,000 people dead with countless injured and more than a million displaced.

    Campbellsville residents have pitched in with relief efforts by hosting drives to collect money, peanut butter, clothing and other items.

  • Need for heating assistance is up.

    It has been a long, cold winter for some local residents.

    Need is up 50 percent this year for Lake Cumberland Community Action's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program's crisis component.

    The crisis part of the program, which began Jan. 4, helps people who have received an electricity/natural gas disconnect notice or who are within four days of running out of coal, fuel oil, propane, kerosene, wood or coal.

    So far this year, there have been 712 applications approved for a total of $135,367 in aid, according to LeAnne Sutton, outreach specialist.