Today's News

  • Campbellsville set to gain 20 manufacturing jobs

    Campbellsville is set to gain an additional 20 manufacturing jobs, with the possibility of more to come.

    According to an announcement by Gov. Steve Beshear's office Thursday afternoon, INFAC North America, a leading producer and worldwide supplier of mechanical cables and electronic components for the automotive industry, will add manufacturing capabilities to its distribution and sales center in Campbellsville.

    The expansion will entail a $530,000 investment and will create an additional 20 jobs in the community.

  • Washington edges CHS 21-20 in regular wrap-up

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  • Fighting Tigers return to rivalry

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  • Wayne downs Taylor in Battle of Cardinals

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  • Early Days


    Oct. 28, 1999

    Denean Reynolds, formerly of Campbellsville and now living in New Mexico, has cut her fourth CD - The Farmer's Daughter - and presently has the 11-song album in distribution.

    Hayden Callaway Neal, who turned five on Oct. 19, celebrated his birthday with friends at Little People Day Care in Campbellsville.

    B.J. Brown Jr. and Anthony Robinson, both of Campbellsville, recently attended the Blue Grass Consistory #2 annual pig roast in Lexington.

  • Pruyear joins Malone Realty

    Shannon Pruyear has joined Malone Realty & Auction Co., located at 211 E. First St.

    Pruyear is married to Mikie Pruyear. They have four children and live in Campbellsville.


  • Idol factory open for business

    Today I did not go to the outlet store next to the grocery store. That may not mean much to you, but to me it was a major big deal.

    Lately, I haven't been able to stop at the market without checking out the outlet. Even if I park far away I'll say, "I need to walk more," and head over to see what's new on the racks.

    Once there I say, "I'll just look but not try on." Or "I'll try on but not buy," except I usually end up buying. Then I end up not really wanting what I buy. I'll put stuff in my closet where it sits until I give it away.

  • CKNJ collects food pantry donations

    Central Kentucky News-Journal completed its "Our Favorite Pumpkin in the Patch" contest on Friday, Oct. 23.

    The classified promotion invited community members to submit a favorite photo of their child or grandchild. The photos were then voted on with donations of food items.

    The event raised 2,316 items for the Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

    Noah Skaggs was the contest winner with 425 items donated for his photo. Zackary Garrett was second runner-up with 350 items, and Tuck Napier was third with 332.

  • Herald-Leader columnist talks of grace, humility and love

    Grace. Humility. Love.

    The Rev. Paul Prather, pastor and contributing columnist at the Lexington Herald-Leader, spoke of evangelical Christians and the intersection of faith and public policy at a Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy address recently on campus.

    Prather, who pastors Bethesda Church in Mt. Sterling, said grace, humility and love will serve evangelical Christians well in life.

    "We ought to be humble," he said.

    He said the church is declining in influence, citing statistics, and more people have no faith at all.

  • Farm Bureau hosts annual meeting

    Taylor County Farm Bureau members hosted their annual meeting on Oct. 12 at Taylor County High School cafeteria with a large attendance.

    Following a meal, catered by the Taylor County 4-H Council, the invocation was given and county president Chad Sullivan welcomed the members.

    A short business meeting took place with reports being given and resolutions presented and voted on to be forwarded to the state resolutions committee for consideration.

    The resolutions approved are: