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Today's News

  • Grand jury indicts 22

    Staff Report

    A Campbellsville man was recently indicted for his alleged involvement with thefts occurring at Campbellsville Middle and High schools and a stolen vehicle from the campus of Campbellsville University.

    Campbellsville resident James Travis Fulks, 28, of Spring Meadow Circle, was indicted on charges of burglary, 3rd degree; two counts of theft by unlawful taking or disposition (more than $500 but less than $10,000); and receiving stolen property.

  • Kids Outdoor Day set for Saturday

    John Overby
    publisher@cknj.com

    A “fun-filled day” of free outdoor activities will be returning to Taylor County this Saturday.

    The annual Kids Outdoor Day event will be back again on June 1 at Green River Lake State Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Now in its 18th year, the event’s biggest goal continues to be to introduce children and their parents to the “joys” of outdoors activities, according to event chairman Shawn Canada.

  • Spurlock sentenced to one year in prison

    Landmark News Service

    A Raywick man, who was arrested in Taylor County in March after allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl and recording the crime with a cellphone, has been sentenced to one year in prison for violating his probation.

  • Cakes by Camille named 2019 Business of the Year

    John L. Moore
    reporter@cknj.com

    Shanon Camille O’Banion has loved baking as early as junior high, but it wasn’t until she made her son’s first birthday cake that she realized it was what she wanted to do full-time.

  • Cardinals win 5th Region Baseball Tournament title for first time since 2001

    The Taylor County Cardinals held on to beat the North Hardin Trojans, 4-2 in Wednesday night's 5th Region Baseball Tournament championship game at Shaw Field for their first region title in 18 years.

    Junior Dawson Cole hit a solo home run and added an RBI double to pace the Cardinals (32-8) at the plate and senior right-hander Griffin Hall kept North Hardin in check in a complete game, striking out six and allowing three hits and two earned runs.

  • 5th Region Baseball Tournament pairings set

    The pairings for the 5th Region Baseball Tournament were announced Friday afternoon in the Taylor County High School library, and the top half of the bracket is loaded with four teams that won 20 or more games this season.

    LaRue County (22-12), champions of the 18th District, faces 19th District runner-up Bethlehem (27-10) in the first quarterfinal at 11 a.m. Monday. Taylor County (29-8), winners of the 20th District, face Central Hardin (26-7) at 1:30 p.m.

  • High school graduations set for this weekend

    John Overby
    publisher@cknj.com

    This weekend, high school seniors throughout the community will walk across the stage, achieving a goal that they have been chasing their entire academic careers: graduation.

  • Memorial Day service will be Monday

    John Overby
    publisher@cknj.com

    Monday is Memorial Day, and just as it does every year, Taylor County will be having community events that both honor and remember veterans on that day.

  • Goodin, Maynard win region track titles

    Juniors Tre Goodin and Ryan Maynard helped carry the Taylor County boys’ track team to a runner-up finish in Tuesday’s Class 2-A, Region 2 meet at the Elizabethtown Athletic Complex.

    Goodin swept the 100- and 200-meter dashes, while Maynard won the 1,600 and 3,200 runs as Taylor County finished second to Warren East by four points in the team standings.

  • Pavesi wins region singles championship

    Taylor County junior Ettore Pavesi rolled to the boys’ singles title in the 5th Region Tennis Tournament, dropping just six games en route to the championship at the Freeman Lake Tennis Complex in Elizabethtown.