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Today's News

  • Comer meets with local industry leaders

    U.S. Rep. James Comer (R-First District) is going back to work today in Washington, D.C., but last week he met with industry leaders in Taylor and Marion counties.

    Comer said they plan to get a lot done in the first 200 days of President Donald Trump’s (R) term of office alongside the Republican-dominated 115th Congress, including a repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act.

  • Backpack program feeds hungry kids

    With the chilly season still looming, it makes it hard for some children to get a warm meal. But there is a program in Campbellsville and Taylor County that is helping feed hungry kids.

    The Campbellsville and Taylor County family resource centers began a Backpack Food Program in 2007.

    Students at both districts and at the combined Campbellsville/Taylor County Head Start can be referred to the program, and receive a bag of food to take home each weekend.

  • It's all Adair for 20th boys' crown

     

    Adair County won its first 20th District boys' title in nine seasons as the Indians led from start to finish in posting a 90-72 victory vs. Taylor County on their home John Burr Gymansium Court on Saturday night.

    The Cardinals, who had won the last four titles, lost for the third conseutive time this season to the Indians and the fourth in the last five meetings.

  • Lady Knights dominate Adair for Girls’ 20th title

     

    Marion County won its 24th 20th District Tournament championship in 43 seasons by blasting Adair County 53-36 on Friday night in Columbia.
    The Girls’ Fifth Region Tournament begins on Monday at Marion County.
    The 20th District boys’ final between Adair County and Taylor County was contested on Saturday. The Boys’ Fifth Region Tournament begins on Wednesday at Central Hardin.
    Complete tournament pairings can be found at cknj.com or on twitter at @cknjnews or @sportsbrockman.

  • Adair rolls past Campbellsville

     

  • Cards take down Knights 95-73

     

  • Fifth Region Basketball Tournaments

    Girls’ Fifth Region Tournament At Marion County
    Monday, Feb. 27

    6:00    Marion County-LaRue County
    8:15    Elizabethtown-Bardstown
    Tuesday, Feb. 28
    6:00    Green County-John Hardin
    8:15    Nelson County-Adair County
    Friday, March 3
    6:00    Monday winners
    8:15    Tuesday winners
    Saturday, March 4
    7:00    Championship

  • Sports calendar (Feb. 27)

    Campbellsville Youth Baseball Sign-ups/Try-outs start March 4
    Major/Minor League try-outs

    Saturday, March 4 — Noon-2 p.m. at Campbellsville University Coca-Cola Facility
    Monday, March 6-7 — 7-8 p.m. at Campbellsville High Softball Indoor Facility (Durham Campus)
    Pee Wee League try-outs
    Saturday, March 11— Noon-2 p.m. at Campbellsville University Coca-Cola Facility
    Monday, March 13— 7-8 p.m. at Campbellsville High School Softball Indoor Facility (Durham Campus)

  • Marion, Adair post Girls' 20th District Tourney triumphs

     

  • All the youthfulness you need

    “Hume Cronyn,” she said, squinting her eyes in my direction.
    I was standing in the grocery store aisle.
    “Excuse me?” I responded, clueless about what she meant. “Hugh?”
    “Hume, Hume,” she emphasized, “Hume Cronyn, the actor. You look like him.”
    This was a bit unusual, at least for me. I’m not used to being stopped by a complete stranger in the grocery store and learning that I look like someone I’ve never heard of.