Today's News

  • L.L. All Stars begin district play Saturday

    The Little League District 5 Baseball Tournament begins on Saturday at Joe Johnson/Adair County Little League Park in Columbia.
    Campbellsville’s teams will begin play when the 9-10-year-olds play South Hardin at 1:00 Saturday (eastern time) while the 11-12-year-olds begin their action at 3 vs. Washington County.
    If the 9-10s win, they would play Adair County on Sunday at 4. With a loss, the 9-10s would be off until Monday night at 8.

  • Holmes finishes in 27th-place tie at 115th U.S. Open


  • Two arrested, charged with theft, DUI, other crimes


    A Lexington, Ky., woman and a Middleburg, Ky., man were arrested Saturday afternoon on charges largely related to reported shoplifters at Phillips Agri.

    Jaclyn B. Onyon, 27, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence, second offense, driving on a suspended license, theft by unlawful taking or shoplifting over $500 and no insurance, according to a report by Officer Scotty Perian of the Campbellsville Police Department.

  • Campbellsville school projects on track

    The renovation projects for both the Campbellsville Elementary School and the Campbellsville Middle School are in the initial stages but are still largely on track.

    That's what Campbellsville Independent School Superintendent Mike Deaton said at a short special-called CIS Board of Education meeting Monday at noon. He anticipates that construction could start by March 2016.

    The board met to approve a revised BG-1 for the CES project and to approve a BG-1 for the CMS project.

  • Early Days June 25, 2015


    June 23, 2005

    Campbellsville native Emily Cox was second runner-up at the 2005 Miss Kentucky Pageant on Saturday.

    Thomas Caldwell, 77 of Fairview,Drive in Campbellsville, died at 9:10 a.m. on Monday June 20, 2005 in Campbellsville. 

    Transylvania University’s celebration of its 225th anniversary during 2005 gave a special sense of history to commencement ceremonies as 237 seniors, including Campbellsville High School graduate Benjamin Overgauuw, received a Bachelor of Arts degree.

  • Tucker cooking up good things at Brothers Restaurant


    There is a wide variety of barbecue styles in the U.S., from North Carolina to Texas to Memphis. But Brothers Restaurant founder Josh Tucker prefers the style that comes out of Kansas City.

    "Kansas City is kind of the melting pot of barbecue," said Tucker. "They do it all ... Everything kind of comes together there. They do pretty much all the meats there, and they're also known for the sauce."

  • Former CKNJ publisher Cravens dies at 75


    Jim Cravens, a man who served with the Central Kentucky News and later with the Central Kentucky News-Journal, died Monday.

    "Jimmy was a visionary in his era by foreseeing the need for a tri-county newspaper, Central Kentucky News, in 1965, when two others were still printing with hot type and there was an unpopular editor in Campbellsville at The News-Journal," said Max M. Heath of Landmark Community Newspapers, which owns the CKNJ.

  • E. coli closes beach at Green River Lake


    The water at Green River Lake╒s Smith Ridge Recreation Area is contaminated, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

    The beach at Smith Ridge has been closed due to high levels of E. coli bacteria, according to a statement issued by the Army Corps of Engineers Tuesday.

    The statement said the Corps tests water from Smith Ridge, Pikes Ridge and Holmes Bend on a weekly basis, and while the water at Smith Ridge shows contamination, Pikes Ridge and Holmes Bend had acceptable test results.

  • Lots of basketball coaching moves on the area scene


  • Holmes plays today in U.S. Open