Today's News

  • Circuit Court Action for Aug. 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 "Circuit Court Action" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Aug. 5 Docket:

  • Annual festival offers photo workshop

    The annual fall heritage festival at The Homeplace on Green River will be Saturday, Sept. 6.

    The festival will feature a photo workshop by Lindsey Wilson College professor David Goguen. There will be sessions from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.

    Homeplace officials ask for a $5 donation for parking, but there is no charge for the workshop or for many of the other activities at the festival.

    Goguen is an experienced photography teacher and this will be his third year leading a photo workshop at the festival.

  • Junior Battle of the Birds has TCMS flavor


    Taylor County tallied four of the final five touchdowns to defeat Campbellsville 30-12 in the Junior Battle of the Birds at the final game of the Eagle Gridiron Middle School Classic on Saturday at Campbellsville University.

    After Daesean VanCleave put the Eagles on top 6-0 in the first qurater, the Cardinals quickly responded with a Logan Parker 52-yard run and took the lead for good on a Grant McQueary pass to Cameron Kosid.

    Tre Goodin's 3-yard run adn Parker's conversion made 16-6 at the intermission.

  • Slow Sunday did not dampen PGA hoopla


  • Tracking your son on the PGA TOUR


  • KCTCS will allow county to use fire training via 30-year lease

    The local state fire and rescue training center will soon be used once again.

    On Tuesday, magistrates voted to contract with the Kentucky Community & Technical College System to use the center for $1 a year for the next 30 years.

    After discussing the contract for a half hour in closed session, Magistrate Ed Gorin made a motion for the county to enter into the agreement, which Dr. James Jones seconded and was unanimously approved.

  • School year off to a good start

    The year is off to a good start at Campbellsville Schools.

    The 2014-2015 school year began last Wednesday, and Campbellsville Schools Superintendent Mike Deaton said, so far, everything has gone well. However, enrollment is a bit less than where the District ended last year.

    Deaton told Campbellsville Board of Education members at their regular meeting on Monday night that open houses went well this summer.

    Preschool students will start class on Aug. 18, he said.

  • CHS student to perform at state fair

    Samuel Kessler, a freshman at Campbellsville High School, will compete at the semi-finals competition of the Coca-Cola Talent Classic at the Kentucky State Fair.

    Kessler will compete on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 2:30 p.m. He will play a piano piece and sing at the South Wing Conference Center of the Kentucky Fair and Exhibition Center.

    The competition is for performers ages 13 to 21. Preliminary competitions are hosted in nearly 40 counties across Kentucky and surrounding states. The semi-final and final competitions are hosted each August.

  • Student with local ties wins science fair


    Jonathan Bartley of Lebanon won the Marion County Public Library Science Fair on July 23.

    He is the son of Eric and Kristen Bartley of Lebanon and the grandson of Benny and Phyllis Humphress of Campbellsville.

    Bartley received a ribbon and a $20 Walmart gift card.

  • School Menus for Aug. 18-22

    Campbellsville Independent

    Aug. 18-22

    Monday - Mini corn dog, macaroni and cheese, sweat peas, fruit cocktail and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tetrazzini, tossed salad with tomatoes, baby carrots with dip, diced pears and milk.

    Wednesday - Taco salad, tortilla chips with salsa, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and shredded cheese, Spanish rice, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Thursday - Pepperoni pizza, salad, corn, applesauce, graham cracker and milk.