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Today's News

  • Chasing a dream

     

    He started out singing in front of a crowd of less than 30 people in a small church. Now, he’s singing in front of large crowds in one of America’s musical hotbeds, and his videos are reaching 150,000 people online.

    Chase McDaniel is a graduate of Green County High School, but he has long called Campbellsville home. Now living in Nashville, a popular landing spot for aspiring musicians, McDaniel is chasing his musical dreams and is off to a strong start.

  • Locals have family impacted by hurricane

     

    While Campbellsville is quite the distance from the areas of Texas most affected by the devastating floods that came from Hurricane Harvey, there are still several connections between local residents and the areas seeing the greatest impact.

    For Campbellsville resident Johnny Welch, much of his family remains in the Houston area. Welch moved to Campbellsville from Houston nearly 10 years ago. He said those members of his family that remain there have been affected by the extreme flooding.

  • City schools to take tax increase

     

    The Campbellsville Independent Schools Board of Education voted to raise its tax rate at Monday night’s special-called meeting.

    The proposal was to take the state-recommended four-percent increase in revenue, which takes the tax rate from 62.5 to 65.4 cents per $100 in property value.

  • CKNJ to publish once weekly

     

    Change is inevitable. That’s true in everything in life, and the newspaper industry is no different.

    That’s why today, the Central Kentucky News-Journal is announcing that it will be adjusting its publication frequency.

    The CKNJ currently publishes on Monday and Thursday. On Sept. 25, the paper will publish its final Monday edition, and will publish each Thursday going forward.

  • 44th clash of Campbellsville vs. Taylor County in football

     

  • Rebels roll past CHS Eagles 50-18

    Casey County rolled up its second straight 50-point, home-field effort of the young season and Friday night it was at the expense of Campbellsville.
    The Rebels posted four first-half touchdowns and led the Eagles 28-6 at the intermission en route to the 50-18 triumph in Liberty.

  • Cards chalk up win No. 2

     

  • Keeping the 'mean man' away

     

    With my arm draped around my almost 5-year-old grandson, I draw him close as he munches on his cheese burger. We’re nestled in a booth at his favorite fast food restaurant.

    Then, his question: “PopPop, you won’t let any mean man get me, will you?”

    I know why he asks.

  • Early Days August 24, 2017

    TEN YEARS AGO

    August 23, 2007

    William Rayburn “Billy” and Jane Carol Kessler Vaughn will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, September 2.

    John and Farrah McLean of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Cole Lakin, at 9:23 a.m. on Friday, July 27 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    Taylor County High School Class of 1967 hosted their 40-year reunion on July 7 at Taylor County Elementary School.

  • Fire destroys barn on Bengal Road

     

    A fire on Bengal Road Monday destroyed a barn. The blaze began around 2 p.m. Monday shortly after a storm passed through the area. No official cause has been determined, but officials have said they believe a lightning strike could have been what started the fire. No injuries were reported.