Today's News

  • Campbellsville native to be featured on late night Christian talk show


    Campbellsville native Gwin Minter will be the featured guest on the late night Christian talk show "I'm Just Sayin'" with Emmy-nominated host Pastor Dan Willis at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16.

    The show will be aired on the Total Christian Television Network on Direct TV channel 377 or where available on demand. The network has 125 million viewers in 170 countries.

  • Blood drives are Dec. 18, 27

    Give the gift of life this holiday season by donating blood through the American Red Cross.

    "If just 10 percent of Americans give blood this holiday season, countless lives could be saved," said Linda Voss, CEO of the American Red Cross Blood Services River Valley region. "By donating blood, you can give patients in your area and across the country more time to spend with their loved ones."

  • Author to sign book Thursday, Dec. 16

    Joe DeSpain will sign copies of "Campbellsville," a book in the Images of America series that presents more than 200 vintage photos depicting the city's first 125 years.

    The book is authored by DeSpain, John R. Burch Jr. and Timothy Q. Hooper and was released by Arcadia Publishing.

    All proceeds from the book go to the Taylor County Historical Society.

    DeSpain will sign copies of the book on Thursday, Dec. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Taylor County Public Library.

    Copies of the book will be available for $23.30.

  • KHO teams with CU, churches to help families

    Heather Hensley

    Kentucky Heartland Outreach

    The snow may have started falling and the winter chill may have already set in, but Kentucky Heartland Outreach, Campbellsville University and Scottsville Baptist Church have partnered together to make a family's needs their top priority this week.

  • Taylor County residents join LWC group


    Two Taylor County residents are part of a Lindsey Wilson College student group dedicated to making simple tasks complicated.

    Bryce McDaniel and Chris Wright, both of Campbellsville, are members of the LWC Rube Goldberg Machine Group.

  • Christmas Spectacular


    Campbellsville Independent Schools' Christmas Spectacular included performances by the elementary, middle school and high school choirs as well as the middle/high school band. A video of portions of the performance is available on the News-Journal home page at www.cknj.com.


  • CU graduates 136 in December commencement

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's 136 undergraduate and graduate students were told to seize opportunities when they come their way at commencement Friday, Dec. 10 at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The following students from Campbellsville were awarded degrees from Campbellsville University:

  • Campbellsville Schools name academic achievers


    Campbellsville Independent Schools have announced Academic Achievers for the month of November. Students honored follow.

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Aiden Cox is a first grade student at CES. He is the son of Amanda and Gerardo Celis. He enjoys playing soccer. His favorite teacher is Adrienne Hash and math is his favorite subject. His future plans are to join the Army.

  • Registration open for February ACT test

    Registration is now open for the Feb. 12 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Jan. 7.

    The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. The ACT also measures what students need to know to be ready for first year credit-bearing college courses based on ACT College Readiness Standards. Every student's results can be tied directly to these consistent standards.

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week. They are, from left, front, Austin Lane, Preston Frost, Gracyne Hash, Kelsey Ferrell, Serenity Tungate and Jaylin Napier. Middle, Samantha Johnson, Garrett Thomas, Justin Swartz, Neveah Douglas and Micah Brodie. Back, Daesean Vancleave, Tynishia Richerson, Braden Paige, Ceondre Barnett and MiKayla Warren.