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Today's News

  • Vacant school board seat to be filled soon

     

    An announcement regarding the Kentucky Commissioner of Education Dr. Stephen Pruitt’s choice to fill the open seat on the Taylor County Board of Education could come as early as next week, according to Taylor County Schools Superintendent Roger Cook.

    Interviews were held on Tuesday before the board’s meeting later that evening for that open position, which has been vacant since the unexpected passing of former board member Tony Davis in early May.

  • Funding the Fourth of July

     

    The Fourth of July celebration is a spectacle, and one of the high points of the year in Campbellsville.

    The celebration requires many people to come together and make everything happen.

    The Fourth of July Committee, the Bicentennial Committee, city and county officials and employees, and many volunteers worked to make this year’s celebration a success.

  • Stop the spread of hate and racism

    I have spent a significant amount of time reading and trying to gather as much information about the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend. Masses of protesters and counter-protesters clashed and one person was killed and 19 or 20 others injured when a 20-year-old man from Ohio (but recently moved from the Florence, Kentucky area) drove his car into the crowd, plowing over anyone and everyone in his path.

  • Early Days August 17, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    August 16, 2007

    This year, attendance is up at both local school districts. At Campbellsville Independent, 1,115 students were enrolled as of Tuesday, an increase of 21 students from this time last year. Taylor County Schools boasts 2,642 students, 81 more than last year.

    Army Pvt. Joseph M. Buckman Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Knox.

    Campbellsville High School Class of 1949 recently gathered for its reunion with 22 members and guests present.

  • Gumm edges Grant for 53rd Duffers’ golf crown

     

  • Early Days August 10, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    August 9, 2007

    Julia Lynn Reik celebrated her first birthday on July 14 at the home of her grandparents, Dr. Stephen S. and Deborah Hinton in Campbellsville.

    Mrs. Mary R. Miller celebrated her 90th birthday on June 23 with a party at All Occasions in Campbellsville.

    Joyce Dearen, 66, of Campbellsville, died at 1:15 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007 in Campbellsville.

  • Powerade Classic on Durham Campus

     

    Deondre Weathers scored four touchdowns and had two conversion runs as Campbellsville Middle School held off Clinton County 36-30 in the first game of the Powerade Classic on Friday night at the Durham Campus. Keondre Weathers added a touchdown and a two-pointer to conclude the scoring while Devin Kiser had a late interception to seal the win.

  • Scammer targets CKNJ customers

    Attention to our customers:

  • Parks powers TC boys to ‘Big Daddy’ Cardinal Classic

     

  • Kentucky students need longer summers

    As we turn the page on July 2017, I find myself asking the same question once again, “Is summer over already?” To the disappointment of most Kentucky students, and many parents, the answer is an overwhelming “yes.”