Today's News

  • CHS student to participate in all-state chorus


    Blair Lamb, a sophomore at Campbellsville High School, was recently chosen to participate in the 2015 All-State High School Women's Chorus.

    The chorus will perform in Louisville next February in conjunction with the Kentucky Music Educator's Conference.

    Lamb is the daughter of Tammy Lamb and Doug Lamb. She is an active participant in the CHS Show Choir, as well as a piano student of Suellen Shaw.

  • CMS names Leaders of the Week


    Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Nov. 10.

    They are fourth-grader Nate Mitchell, seventh-grader Alexis Lambert, fifth-grader Bailey Stearman, eighth-grader Keidlan Boils and sixth-grader Laci Hodgins.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Nov. 7.

    They are first-graders Ami Reece and Melina Smothers, second-grader Ashley Lobb, third-grader Preston Rainwater, fourth-grader Bryson Skaggs and fifth-grader Zane Murphy.

  • CU Steel Band demonstrates instruments for CES students


    Campbellsville University Steel Band members recently visited Campbellsville Elementary School and demonstrated a variety of drums and other instruments for students.

    The program was provided through a Target Arts and Culture in Schools grant written by Cyndi Chadwick.

  • School Menus for Nov. 17-21

    Campbellsville Independent

    Nov. 17-21

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

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

  • Public Record for Nov. 13

    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.


    • Jama Lynn Vaughn, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed with leave to reinstate.

  • TCHS hosts Veterans Day service


    They bowed their heads in silence as the names of those killed in action were read aloud.

    Taylor County High School hosted a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday to honor local people who had served and are still serving in the U.S. military.

    The TCHS Band and Choir performed patriotic music throughout the ceremony and students spoke about the meaning of Veterans Day.

  • CU's art gallery, shop dedicated


    Linda Waggener

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, Campbellsville University president, thanked family members present at the recent dedication ceremony for the Pence-Chowning Art Gallery and Chowning Art Shop named in honor of those whose lead gifts made both developments possible.

  • Early Days for 11-13



    Nov. 11, 2004

    Judith Moss Eastridge, 58, of Camelot Place in Campbellsville, died on Saturday, Nov. 6, in Campbellsville.

    Linda Dobson will be calling an end to a 32-year career on Nov. 19 when she retires as circulation manager of the Central Kentucky News-Journal.

    Terry Pennington, owner of Creek Side Restaurant, recently reopened his business that was destroyed by fire on April 4. That new location is 1837 New Lebanon Road.

  • TRH recognizes new team members


    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized its new team members for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast in their honor.

    Those honored were Shannon Brady and Laura Davis, med/surg; Kim Brown, OR; Louis Byrne and Thomas Stang, ESD; Chris Gibbs, information technology; Bileigh Gordon, lab; Jon Hieneman, corporate responsibility; Hannah Shoemaker, care center; and Andrea Vineyard, ICU.