Today's News

  • Lady Cards earn top district volleyball seed


    Taylor County wrapped up the number-1 seed in next month's 20th District Tournament by sweeping a home match from Marion County on Thursday.

    The Lady Tigers triumphed 25-12, 25-13, 25-20 to improve to 17-3 on the season.

    The Lady Cards’ JV and freshman squads also triumphed to improve to 11-2 and 10-2, respectively.

  • Taylor County coroner passes away


    The community has lost an important pillar in Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney, who passed Thursday morning at the age of 63.

    "He was a super person to work for. I don't know if I've ever worked for anyone more compassionate and kind-hearted," said Carol Gwinn, a licensed funeral director at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home. "He was outgoing; a person everyone loved."

  • Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney passes away


    Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney, owner of Parrott and Ramsey Funeral Home, has passed away, according to a spokesperson with the funeral home.

    No details are available at this time, but more information will be provided as it becomes available. A complete story will be published in Monday's edition of the CKNJ.

  • Early Days September 17, 2015


    September 15, 2005

    Ernest Wise Sr., 83, of Wise Road in Campbellsville died at 10:29 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005 in Louisville.

    Gary and Tammy Porter celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in Las Vegas, Nev.

    Richard and Shirley Chelf of Elkhorn will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Sept. 22.

    Neil and Jaclyn Dabney announce the birth of a son, Noah Lane, at 7:59 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days September 24, 2015


    September 22, 2005

    About 250 volunteers descended on Green River Lake on Saturday to collect trash and other debris from along the lakeshore.

    Campbellsville High School will celebrate its 2005 football homecoming on Friday.

    The Crossmen of Robinson Creek Baptist Church will be in concert Sunday at Yuma Baptist Church.

    Taylor County Marching Band will host its annual invitational Saturday, Sept. 24 on the Taylor County High School football field. 12 bands are set to compete.

  • Letting our souls catch up with our bodies

    Sometimes our best advice to others is forgotten by ourselves.

    Not very long ago I admonished the worshippers on Sunday morning to slow down, do less, and take a true Sabbath rest. We tend to get swallowed up by life’s demands and forget the important stuff that really matters.

  • Blevins arrested in rape, incest case


    A Taylor County man was arrested Monday evening on charges related to a reported rape and incest.

    Kentucky State Police Trooper Joshua Dicken arrested Bennie N. Blevins, 61, on charges of first-degree rape and incest - forcible compulsion/incapable of consent or under 18 years of age, according to a KSP report. KSP Post 15 Spokesman Trooper Billy Gregory said they executed a warrant out of Boyle County, where the reported crimes took place.

    Blevins was lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center on a $50,000 full cash bond.

  • Smith arrested, charged in check theft


  • CU Tigers notch first 2015 football win


    Jacob Russell  broke three Campbellsville University football records (career completions, passing yards and touchdown passes) to lead the Fighting Tigers over Union College 37-23 in Barbourville.

  • Drug Take Back Day is Saturday


    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 26.

    Both the Campbellsville Police Department and the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Program for several years now.

    There are two permanent locations where people can dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs: the CPD office on 100 Terri Street, and the TCSO office in the lobby of the Taylor County Courthouse, 203 N. Court St.