Today's News

  • Man charged with attempted burglary


    A Campbellsville man faces attempted burglary charges after he allegedly entered another person's home without permission.

    Jordan S. Reins, 22, of North Central Avenue, was arrested at 11:16 p.m. on Aug. 27.

    According to Reins' arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Dexter Colvin was dispatched to investigate the report of an attempted break-in at a home in Greenbriar Manor.

  • Police investigate vehicle thefts

    Campbellsville Police officers investigated several thefts from vehicles on Tuesday and made an arrest in the case that afternoon.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, the thefts were reported in the Lowell Avenue area of Campbellsville.

    At about 11 a.m., according to the report, six victims reported that they had left their vehicles unlocked and items were stolen from them.

  • KSP troopers eradicate $344 million worth of marijuana

    The Kentucky State Police Cannabis Suppression section has released marijuana eradication data for January to July.

    Statewide, 168,115 outdoor plants and 1,802 indoor plants have been eradicated at a total plant value of $343,776,199.38. Thirty-four arrests have been made.

    In the Post 15 area, which includes Taylor County, 32,061 outdoor plants and 296 indoor plants were eradicated at a valued of $66,007,082.50. Eight arrests have been made.

  • Kentucky State Police statistics

    During the month of August, Kentucky State Police troopers investigated 18 traffic collisions in the Post 15 area, which includes Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington.

    There were four fatal crashes in August in the Post 15 area.

    Martha L. Boggs and John C. Boggs of Campbellsville were killed on Aug. 8 in Adair County.

    April M. Thompson of Burkesville was killed on Aug. 11 in Cumberland County.

    Misty Padgett of Russell Springs was killed on Aug. 12 in Casey County.

  • Resident reappointed to state board

     Campbellsville resident Edward R. Goff has been reappointed to serve on a state board.

    Gov. Steve Beshear reappointed Goff to the Manufactured Home Certification and Licensure Board. His term will expire Sept. 1, 2018.

    Goff is a manufactured home retailer at Goff’s Fleetwood Home Center. He represents mobile home dealers.

  • Eagles’ JV shuts out Cardinals


  • Taylor teams sweep Heartland golf titles


    Taylor County High School captured the girls' and boys' golf championships at Campbellsville Country Club on Monday.

    The Lady Cardinals made it back-to-back titles as TCHS senior Ellen Kehoe claimed her third straight individual title with a 68.

    The Taylor County boys made it two crowns in the last three years.

    Adair County's Riley Grant earned boys' medalist honors with a 66.

  • Public Record for Sept. 11

    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.


    • Malinda L. Ambers, no/expired registration plates, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed with leave to reinstate.

  • School officials to apply for safety grant

    The year is off to a good start at Campbellsville Elementary School, but officials there say they are applying for a grant to help make their school even safer.

    At Monday night's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting, the monthly Academic Spotlight was on CES.

    Principal Ricky Hunt said he, CES Library Media Specialist Suzanne Crowder and some other teachers are in the process of applying for a grant at Lowe's that could provide up to $400,000 for the school to focus on safety.

  • TCHS band receives first place award


    The Taylor County High School Marching Cardinals competed last Saturday in the South Central Kentucky Marching Band Classic in Glasgow.

    The band was awarded best percussion, best color guard and first-place awards in Class AAA competition.

    The Cardinals earned a proficient rating and ranked third overall among the 12 bands in attendance.

    There are 60 members this year in the marching band. The show is entitled "What Goes Up." The band is under the direction of Stephen Bishop, with Madison Bishop as drum major.