Today's News

  • Cards survive Eagles in elimination game

    Taylor County Cardinals' head coach Troy Young knew in rival games strange things can happen, and this most important game of the season was the win-or-go-home tilt in the district tournament.

    He had already seen where an 18-5 Glasgow team lost to a 4-23 Barren County squad and where Christian County (18-8) needed overtime to best Hopkinsville (12-12).

    Taylor County (22-6) overcame five ties with cross-town rival Campbellsville (17-11) and won over the Eagles in the 20th District Tournament on Thursday night at Adair County.

  • CU to host KHIPP event in honor of Women's History Month

    The Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy will host an event on Campbellsville University's campus Monday, March 2 in observance of Women's History Month.

    This KHIPP event will begin at 5 p.m. in the university's Banquet Hall of the Student Union Building. The event is free and open to the public.

    Dr. Velma Speight-Buford, the North Carolina A&T State University Board of Trustees Chair and Chancellor Search Committee Chair, will be the featured speaker.

  • BREAKING NEWS: CHS tabs Chappell as Eagles' head football coach

    Campbellsville High School has hired Jason Chappell as its next head football coach.

    Chappell, 32, has been the head coach the last three seasons at South Laurel. Before that the M.C. Napier High School graduate was the head man at Perry County Central.

     A complete story will run in Thursday's CKNJ.

  • Public record for Feb. 26


    Manda Hite, 31, of Mosby Ridge Road in Edmonton, license to be in possession, residents not to use license of other states, dismissed; driving with an expired operator's license, $153, 90 days in jail probated for 24 months.

    Wesley Allen Jones, 31, of New Jackson Highway in Magnolia, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, proof filed, dismissed.

    Christopher Sampley, 34, of Shiloh Road in Campbellsville, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $158; license to be in possession, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Weight loss class ends April 2

    A weight loss class is being offered for the next eight weeks on Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Taylor County Extension Office. Classes began Feb. 12.

    The fee for all eight of the Winter Waist Away courses is $5, which includes tasting new recipes and learning new exercises.

    Those interested can call 465-4511 to pre-register.


  • Property transfers for Feb. 19

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    George Woodruff Mitchell and Joseph David Mitchell, both of New Lebanon Road in Campbellsville to Joseph David Mitchell of New Lebanon Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land near James Lane and KY 289, 2.15 acres, for and in consideration of an exchange of land, fair market value $18,678.75.

  • Public record for Feb. 23

    District Civil Filed

    09-C-034, filed 2/12/09; GE Money Bank of Alpharetta, Ga. v. David Brewster of Reynolds Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,091.34, interest and court costs.

    09-C-038, filed 2/13/09; LVNV Funding LLC of Greenville, S.C. v. Jackie Ware of Donald Lane in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $1,662.46, $273.64 in interest, interest and court costs.

  • Birds of a feather ...

    Hundreds of Sandhill Cranes were spotted in a field across from Campbellsville Middle School and near Taylor County Stockyards last week. According to Brian Gray of the Department of Fish and Wildlife, the cranes often stop in Campbellsville at this time of year while migrating north.

  • Teen charged with DUI

    A Campbellsville teenager has been arrested and charged with DUI.

    Sean E. Whittle, 19, of 218 1/2 Wickliffe Ave. was arrested at 3:38 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20.

    According to Whittle's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Brian Morgan stopped him because he missed a curve on Industrial Drive and had to back up in the roadway to make his turn.

    The citation states that Whittle smelled of alcohol and failed several field sobriety tests. Court records state his blood alcohol level was .033.

  • Man accused of hit and run

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a collision.

    Roger D. Dotson, 24, of 9489 Saloma Road was arrested at 9:12 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22.

    According to Dotson's arrest citation, the Taylor County Sheriff's Department received a call about a vehicle in the roadway on Feather Creek Road.

    The citation states that when Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Rodney Cox arrived, Dotson was sitting in the driver's seat and the car was stalled in the road.