Today's News

  • KSP accepting trooper cadet applications

    Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for its 93rd Academy Class scheduled to begin May 24.

    Interested applicants should visit www.kentuckystatepolice.org/career.html.

    Information available on the website includes an outline of the application process, a list of minimum requirements and disqualifications, a downloadable application form with a list of supporting documents required, a downloadable study guide for the written test, physical standards requirements and a list of testing dates, times and locations.

  • Public Record for Nov. 24

    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.


  • Police investigating car thefts

    Campbellsville Police officers are investigating car thefts and want to remind residents that they shouldn't leave their vehicles unlocked.

    The holiday season is upon us and police say thieves are targeting residential neighborhoods and vehicles left unlocked in search of valuables.

    Police are asking for help identifying those involved and preventing the crimes by keeping vehicles locked.

    Anyone with information about these or other crimes is asked to call Campbellsville Police at (270) 465-4122.

  • Resident charged with stealing utility trailer


    A Campbellsville resident has been arrested and charged with theft after she allegedly stole a utility trailer, car parts and a hay baler.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, deputies arrested Shelby Roberts, 21, of Coakley Street, and charged her with three counts of receiving more than $500 but less than $10,000 in stolen property.

    According to the report, Roberts was allegedly found in possession of a stolen utility trailer on Oct. 31. The trailer was allegedly taken from the Saloma area.

  • Taylor County Sheriff's Office statistics

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

    The report includes 27 cases opened, 143 criminal arrests, 24 traffic collisions worked, five injury collisions worked, 140 arrest warrants served, 156 civil papers served, 30 citations issued, three DUI arrests, 479 complaints answered, 153 vehicles inspected, 1,377 hours worked and 10,546 miles driven.

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  • School Menus for Nov. 24-28

    Campbellsville Independent

    Nov. 24-28

    Monday - Bosco pizza sticks, marinara sauce, corn, sidekick smoothies and milk.

    Tuesday - Grilled chicken patty, broccoli with cheese, pinto beans, cornbread, mandarin oranges and milk.

    Wednesday - No school.

    Thursday - No school.

    Friday - No school.

    Taylor County

    Nov. 24-28

    Monday - Grilled chicken sandwich, hash browns, broccoli casserole, applesauce and milk.

  • CU to stage 'It's a Wonderful Life'

    Campbellsville University Theater and Town Hall Productions will present "It's a Wonderful Life" starting Dec. 6.

    The play is based on the film by Frank Capra and was adapted for the stage by Doug Rand.

    Performances will be Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.; Sunday Dec. 7, at 2:30 p.m.; Thursday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13, at 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2:30 p.m.

    The play will be performed at CU's Russ Mobley Theater.

  • CU to present two operas Nov. 22 and 24

    Candice Boone

    Campbellsville University

    On Saturday, Nov. 22, and Monday, Nov. 24, Campbellsville University will be filled with song as two operas will be performed at 8 p.m. at The Gheens Recital Hall on campus.

    Both operas are free and open to the public.

    Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music, is the director, and Juliana Moura, assistant professor of voice, is assistant director. Chia-Yin Chen of Taiwan, a master's student, is pianist.