Today's News

  • Public Record for April 10

    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.


    • Garry S. James, contempt of court, $25.

    • Christopher A. Agee, using flashing light/siren on non-emergency vehicle, improper use of blue lights, $143, 90 days in jail probated for 24 months.

  • Man injured after crashing motorcycle

    A Campbellsville man was injured after crashing his motorcycle while trying to avoid hitting a dog in the roadway.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Terry Gribbins, 50, of Berry Road, was driving a 2000 Suzuki motorcycle west on Berry Road last Saturday at about 5:30 p.m.

    The report states that a dog ran into the path of Gribbins' motorcycle. After Gribbins struck the dog, he lost control of his motorcycle, ran into a ditch and overturned.

  • TCHS names Breakfast Week winners


    Taylor County High School recently observed National School Breakfast Week.

    The week's winners were Jermiah Messer, Brian Pelcher, Brenton Benningfield, Kayla McStoots, Lexus Denham and Malorie Byrne. Absent for the photo is Jacob Rice.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of March 28.

    They are, from left Brookelyn Coffey, Meghan Marrs and Emily Watkins.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of March 21.

    They are, from left, kindergartner Raegan Cundiff, first-grader Ashley Lobb and second-grader Addyson Wood.

  • School Menus for April 14-18

    Campbellsville Independent

    April 14-18

    Monday - Mini corn dogs, macaroni and cheese, green beans, mixed fruit, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Sausage, biscuit, gravy, scrambled eggs, baked apples, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Lasagna, garden salad with tomatoes, baby peas, garlic bread, sidekick smoothies, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Bosco pizza sticks, marinara sauces, sweet corn, pineapple tidbits, fruit and milk.

  • TC schools recognized for technology innovation

    Taylor County School District has once again been recognized for implementation and innovation of technology in the classroom.

    Taylor and Carroll counties were among 30 top-ranking districts nationwide in the 10th annual Digital School District Survey conducted by the National School Board Association and the Center for Digital Education.

    Carroll County tied for fourth place and Taylor County Schools placed ninth in the small district category.

  • TC Bank to host American Heart Association Heart Walk

    Taylor County Bank will host its annual American Heart Association Heart Walk on Wednesday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Miller Park walking track.

    The first 50 participants will receive a free goody bag. There will be various booths to visit and door prizes will be given to participants.

    All donations will go to the American Heart Association.

    For more information, contact Katie Stamps at (270) 465-4196.

  • CU cheer, mascot tryouts are April 25-26

    The award winning Campbellsville University Cheerleaders will host a two-day cheer and mascot tryout on Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26 in Powell Athletic Center.

    Coach Vanessa Adkins said a cheerleading clinic will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.

    CU cheerleaders have won four Mid-South Conference championships - three out of the last five - and have qualified for the NAIA championships for the past three years.

  • Taylor County Red Cross helps family


    Taylor County's Red Cross disaster team recently helped its first family after being formed.

    Fire damaged Brittney and Chris Agee's home on March 30 and the couple and their son, Braxton, were left without clothing or food.

    The county's Red Cross team provided money for clothing and Taylor County Food Pantry gave the family food.

    Mike Humphress, who is the leader of the Taylor County Red Cross team, said there will be another training session scheduled soon for those who want to become Red Cross volunteers.