Today's News

  • Extreme Fitness claims Industrial League tourney title


    After losing their first regular-season game, Extreme Fitness won their next nine games to claim the regular-season and tournament championship at Veterans Memorial Park.
    Mark Bardin’s club gained the tournament title on Thursday by run-ruling Murakami (22-6) and Miller Pest Control (15-4).

  • Public Record for July 21

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in public record are published without exceptions, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.


    • 14-C-273, filed 7/7/14; BGE Development LLC of Lanai Lane in Campbellsville v. Eddie Ingram and Tonia Rogers of Eastport Road in Campbellsville. Eviction notice served 7/16/14.

  • Taylor County Sheriff statistics

    The Taylor County Sheriff's Office released its June activity report recently.

    The report includes 35 cases opened, 81 criminal arrests, 20 traffic collisions worked, seven injury collisions worked, one fatal collision worked, 67 arrest warrants served, 176 civil papers served, 24 citations issued, four DUI arrests, 423 complaints answered, 108 vehicles inspected, 1,165 hours worked and 13,761 miles driven.

  • Kentucky State Police statistics

    During the month of June, Kentucky State Police troopers working in the Post 15 area investigated 21 traffic collisions in Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington counties.

    There were three fatal collisions during the month of June in the Post 15 area.

    Wilma J. Thompson, 77, of Tompkinsville, was killed on June 4 in Metcalfe County.

    Stephen C. Green, 43, of Bradfordsville, was killed on June 6 in Taylor County.

  • Local students participate in CU's Kids College


    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Cupcakes were baked and arrows loosed as Kids College was hosted on Campbellsville University's campus in the Virginia Ponser Flanagan Technology Training Center on June 16-19.

  • Local teen crowned Miss Marion County Teen


    Cailee Higdon, 15, was recently crowned Miss Marion County Teen at the Marion County Fair.

    Higdon is a sophomore at Taylor County High School.

    Her parents are Charles Jr. and April Higdon of Campbellsville.

  • Mayor, judge proclaim American Red Cross Week


    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers proclaimed the week of July 4 as Donate to the American Red Cross Week.

    According to the proclamation, the local Red Cross disaster team formed in March and volunteers have helped at the scene of disasters and blood drives, provided shelter for those in need and helped with the Taylor Regional Hospital health fair, Crusade for Children and the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July celebration.

  • Winner of FOP raffle announced


    James Gray was the winner of a mossburg shotgun that the Central Kentucky FOP Lodge 22 raffled on July 4.

    Money collected will go toward the Cops and Kids program in which the lodge buys clothes for students from local schools each July. Seven hundred dollars was raised.

    James Gray was the winner of the raffle and Rick Benningfield, lodge president, presented him with the prize.

  • Holmes plays in 17th major today


  • McCarty heading to LaTech as pitching coach