Today's News

  • Dec. 22-Jan. 3 basketball games

    Monday, Dec. 22
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Green County (8:00), Taylor County vs. Louisville Doss in King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale (7:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Food Pantry Holiday Classic  at Campbellsville — seventh-place game (2:00), fifth-place game (3:45), third-place game (5:30), championship game (7:15).
    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Adair County at Campbellsville.
    Tuesday, Dec. 23

  • Public Record for Dec. 22

    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.

    District Civil Settled

  • Woman charged with DUI, threatening police officer

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence and threatening a police officer.

    Vicki M. Milby, 34, of Hidden Meadows Drive, was arrested on Monday, Dec. 15, at 3:54 p.m.

    According to Milby's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Scotty Perian responded to the report of a driver leaving the scene of a crash on Baptist Street.

  • Man charged with stealing utility trailers

    A Columbia man has been arrested and charged with stealing utility trailers in Taylor County.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office news release, deputies responded on Tuesday, Dec. 16, to investigate the report of a trailer taken from a home on North Village Green. During the investigation, the report states, it was discovered that an attempted theft reported on KY 210 was connected to the theft. A theft at a home on Misty Drive was also connected, the report states.

  • Woman charged with robbing convenient store


    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with robbery after she allegedly stole some items from a convenient store and then struck an employee.

    Tessa M. Hux, 24, of Greensburg Road, was arrested on Monday, Dec. 11, at 12:23 a.m.

    According to Hux's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Jacob Hedgespeth was dispatched to TEG Food Mart on Greensburg Road to investigate a theft.

  • TCHS will get new elevator

    John Overby


    After an elevator at Taylor County High School malfunctioned recently, Taylor County School Board members accepted a quote at their meeting last Thursday from D-C Elevator Co. Inc. to demolish the existing unit and install a new lift at the cost of $23,500.

  • Campbellsville schools honor academic achievers


    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently announced its academic achievers for November. A boy and a girl from each school are named.

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary School

    Aidan Phillips is a first-grade student at CES. He is the son of Edlynn Phillips. His favorite teacher is Shirley Cox, and reading is his favorite subject. He enjoys playing soccer. His future plan is to be an archaeologist who digs up dinosaur bones.

  • CU hosts international education fair


    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's annual international education fair, the largest ever, was Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Student Activities Center on campus.

    Several hundred students, faculty and staff members tasted foods from around the globe and saw presentations, fashion and entertainment by CU international students.

  • Campbellsville native speaks at CU chapel service


    Terry Harris

    Campbellsville University

    The Rev. Blake Jessie, pastor of Greensburg Baptist Church, led Campbellsville University's Thanksgiving service chapel Nov. 19 and asked those in attendance, "Who do you please?"

    "Are you trying to please your mom. Are you trying to please your coach? Are you trying to please your partner? Or are you trying to please God?"

  • ECTC strengthens commitment to STEM education


    Jaime Thomas

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    According to the STEM Education Coalition, "our nation's future economic prosperity is closely linked with student success in the STEM fields."

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College recognizes this and is committed to helping students make strides in science, technology, engineering and math fields.