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Today's News

  • CMS names Leaders of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Middle School recently named its leaders of the week.

    They are fifth-grader Lainey Watson, sixth-grader Victoria Garcia, eighth-grader Jeremiah Jackson, seventh-grader Mathew Oliver and fourth-grader Breana Davis.

    Students will be honored at a leadership Luncheon on Sept. 30.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Sept. 15.

    They are freshman Weston Young, sophomore Trevor South, junior Hallie Newton and senior Caleb Lee.

  • TCHS students receive fire helmets

     

    Several Taylor County High School students were recognized recently by Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Chief Kyle Smith.

    The students, who are participating in the high school's fire science program, received their fire helmets and were recognized for choosing to serve the Taylor County community.

  • CES hosts Grandparents Day

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently hosted a Grandparent's Day celebration in the school library.

    Students were able to visit with their grandparents, share books and snacks and look at the book fair.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Sept. 12.

    They are kindergartener Grady Shuffett, first-grader Isaac Burress, second-grader Calleigh Carter, third-grader Nick Robertson and fourth-grader Kaleigh Necessary.

  • CU to commemorate 50th anniversary of Vietnam War

    Hanna Hall

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy will host Dr. George Herring, alumni professor of history emeritus at the University of Kentucky, speaking at a KHIPP symposium at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, entitled "Impacts of the Vietnam War - 50 Years Later."

  • Public Record for Sept. 18

    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.

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  • Uniting to help the environment

    What with all the bad news these days - from the Middle East (ISIS) to the NFL (spousal abuse) - it's nice to hear some good news. This one comes from Mother Nature herself in cooperation with some people intent on helping her.

    It seems the ozone layer is getting better.

  • NFL has serious issues off the field

    There are more than a few NFL fans among us here in Taylor County. Many gather around the TV on Sundays, as well as Thursdays and Mondays, to watch professional football. But with the recent behavior of some NFL players, the viewing habits of some people could change, and you couldn't blame them.

  • Familiar faces at Friday night football

     

    Each season the high school football game involving Campbellsville and Taylor County brings out the largest crowd of the school year.

    Friday night, Sept. 5 was no exception as the supporters for the Purple and Gold and Red and Gray turned out in full force.

    The Eagles broke a three-year losing skid and downed the Cardinals 42-7.

    After an off week on Sept. 12, CHS plays at Green County and TCHS entertains LaRue County on Sept. 19.