Today's News

  • Host Eagles soar over visiting Birds 36-zip


  • Oct. 1-13 games

    Wednesday, Oct. 1
    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL — Campbellsville at LaRue County.
    Thursday, Oct. 2
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ SOCCER — Taylor County at Southwestern (6:00).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOCCER — Monroe County at Taylor County (6:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL — Somerset at Campbellsville.
    MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Green County, Washington County at Taylor County.
    Friday, Oct. 3

  • Woman charged with third DUI offense


    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with her third DUI offense.

    Amy M. South, 40, of Cox Street, was arrested Friday, Sept. 19, at 9:20 a.m.

    According to South's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Richie French received a complaint of a vehicle being driven erratically and on the wrong side of the road.

  • Man charged with assaulting baby

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with assaulting a baby.

    Joseph James Benham, 21, of Arbor Lane, was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 11:52 p.m.

    According to Benham's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Brian Morgan received a call reporting a domestic assault at the Arbor Lane residence.

    Upon arrival, Morgan wrote in court records, Benham was outside and stating that he had assaulted someone and needed to be arrested.

  • CU to show artwork


    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is exhibiting work by J. Barry Motes, professor of art and art department head at Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville, through Oct. 3 in the Pence-Chowning Art Gallery.

    There will be a closing reception from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, in the gallery. Motes will give a talk at 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to both events that are free and open to the public.

  • Saying goodbye to a hero

    Even after he took his last breath, Tony Grider was never alone.

    Firefighters stood by Grider's side until he was put to rest yesterday afternoon, and they did so every minute after he was injured on Aug. 21.

    Saying goodbye to someone is never easy, and we know the past two days have been especially hard for Grider's family and all the brothers and sisters he served with at fire and EMS.

  • Public Record for Sept. 25

    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.


    • Barbara J. Eads, failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepaid.

    • Robert E. Seals, failure to wear seat belts, $25, prepaid.

  • School Menus for Sept. 29-Oct. 3

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sep. 29-Oct. 3

    Monday - Cheese pizza, corn, garden salad with dressing, diced pears and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Wednesday - Scrambled eggs, sausage patty, hash brown, biscuits and gravy, baked apples and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken nachos, tortilla chips and salsa, Spanish rice, diced peaches and milk.

    Friday - Professional development. No school.

    Taylor County

  • Green River Ministries news for the month of September


    Kim Davis

    Green River Ministries

    The follow is news from Green River Ministries for the month of September.

    Upcoming Events

    • The second annual Hearts to Help concert will be in November. Watch next month's column for details. Call (270) 465-9880 to become a business sponsor for this event.

  • Birth Announcements for September 25

    Tiffany Marie and Brandon Aaron Garrett of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Kimber Marie Garrett, at 8:28 a.m. on Sept. 8 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Wallace and Marsha Payton of Liberty, Colletta Grider and Joe and Shelly Garrett of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Robert Don and Margaret Cox of Campbellsville, Anna Patterson and Nellie Payton of Liberty and the late Ray Payton.

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