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Today's News

  • Campbellsville clipped 59-58 by Bardstown

     

  • Upcoming games (Jan. 5-30)

    Friday, Jan. 5
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Campbellsville (7:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Campbellsville (6:00).
    Saturday, Jan. 6
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — West Jessamine at Taylor County (4:00).
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Owensboro (TBA).
    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Georgetown at Campbellsville (2:00).

  • A Look Back at 2017: The Year in Review July-December

     

    Below is a summary of the news that took place in Campbellsville and Taylor County between July and December of 2017.

     

    July

    • Campbellsville University announced it would be offering a doctoral program, where students can receive a Ph.D., starting in the fall of 2017. The program was announced to be for a degree in management, and is the first doctoral program to be offered by CU.

  • Mayor says city will comply with state laws

     

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young addressed the recent state audit during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

    “I’m very glad to have constructive criticism,” Young

    offered. “Violations occurred and they will be corrected. The city will immediately comply. Not one dollar was misspent.  I made a mistake and should have explored some options. We’re going to move forward and comply.”

    Two council members, Randy Herron and Allen Johnson, addressed why they were mentioned in the report.

  • Arrests made in school break-in

    Two individuals have been arrested following a break-in at the former Taylor County Elementary School.

    Joseph Murrell, 28, of Campbellsville, and Jesika Meyers, 28, also of Campbellsville, were taken into custody by the Russell County Sheriff’s Department on Saturday and face multiple charges.

    The two were arrested and lodged in the Russell County Detention Center early Saturday morning.

  • 'Papa Doc' Ewing retires

     

    He’s helped thousands of local patients in more than 40 years serving the community in Taylor County.

    Last Thursday, Dr. James A. “Papa Doc” Ewing celebrated his retirement from Taylor Regional Hospital with a reception attended by family, coworkers, and friends.

    “It’s been a bittersweet day,” Ewing said.

  • Body of missing man found Monday

     

    The body of a missing Campbellsville man was discovered on Christmas Day. 

    The Taylor County Coroner's Office was notified of the discovery of a deceased male near the intersection of Beartrack Road and Palestine Road Monday afternoon. 

    Coroner Daniel Cook confirmed the deceased male was Curtis Hunter Burton, 20, of Campbellsville.

  • A look back at 2017: The Year In Review

     

    Below is a summary of the news that took place in Campbellsville and Taylor County between January and June of 2017. The summary for July through December will be published in next week's issue of the CKNJ and online at www.cknj.com 

    January

  • 23rd annual Holiday Classic starts at CHS on Thursday

     

  • Eagles place fifth in Gatlinburg

    Campbellsville finished 2-1 and in fifth place in their bracket at the Smoky Mountain Classic at Gatlinburg-Pittman High School over the weekend.
    Coach Tim Davis Eagles’ bested Jackson City (Ky.) in their opener 67-48 on Thursday as Chanson Atkinson (15), Nataj Sanders (14), Ethan Lay (12) and Connor Wilson (12) reached double digits in scoring. Wilson and Sanders also had nine rebounds apiece.
    Kentucky Country Day, who won the bracket, defeated the Eagles 52-41 on Friday desite 11 points by Atkinson and seven rebounds each by Wilson and Sanders.