Local News

  • Resident charged with burglary

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with burglarizing a home.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, the office received a complaint of a burglary in progress at a home on Happy Hill Drive about 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29.
    The report states that Campbellsville Police Officer Roy Rodgers later stopped a vehicle in which a person suspected of committing the burglary was a passenger.

  • Resident accused of selling drugs

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with selling drugs after police found pills inside his van.
    Jeremiah V. Roddy, 27, of 219 Eads St. was arrested Friday, June 24 at 1:20 a.m.
    According to an arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Scotty Perian saw a van that had been sitting in a car wash on Casey Street for about 15 minutes.
    Court records state that as Perian approached the vehicle, Roddy jumped out and appeared nervous. Perian wrote that Roddy gave conflicting stories as to why he was parked at the car wash.

  • Resident accused of selling drugs in sealed indictment

    A Campbellsville man has been accused of selling drugs in an indictment recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.
    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.
    Mike White, 46, of 220 S. Court St. was indicted on a charge of second-degree selling a controlled substance. Bond was set at $15,000 cash. If convicted, he could be sentenced to as much as five years in prison.
    An indictment is a legal accusation only. It does not establish guilt.

  • One injured in motorcycle crash

    A Campbellsville teenager was injured in a motorcycle crash on Friday.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Cory Clan, 19, was driving a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle on Newton Lane at 7:25 p.m.
    The report states that Clan ran over rocks in the road, lost control of his motorcycle, and skidded off the road and into a yard.
    Clan was taken to Taylor Regional Hospital by private vehicle for treatment. He was later released.
    Taylor County Sheriff’s Deputy Rodney Cox investigated.

  • Taylor County man charged with assault after Casey County shooting

    A Taylor County man has been charged with first-degree assault after he allegedly shot another man following an altercation.
    John A. Morrison, 43, of 102 Diane Drive in Campbellsville was arrested at 5:31 p.m. June 28 at a residence on KY 49 in Casey County after he allegedly shot a man with a 12-gauge shotgun, using a “bean bag” round.

  • Crazy for Coupons?

    For some, it's the thrill of the chase. For others, it has become a part-time job.

    The use of coupons has increased during the past few years, some couponers say as a result of the downturn in the economy.

    Local shoppers have taken to clipping coupons to help save money on household and other items and to stretch dollars as much as possible.

    Campbellsville resident Susan Wise became a couponer after she took Dave Ramsey's financial freedom class.

  • The coupons are coming!

    They're back! Beginning with the Monday, July 18 issue of the Central Kentucky News-Journal, SmartSource coupons will return as a weekly insert in the newspaper.

    Few products offer individuals the opportunity to save more than they spend, but the News-Journal will give readers this opportunity with the return of the popular coupons.

  • UPDATE: Body of drowned teen recovered

    The body of a Green County teen has been recovered from Green River.

    According to Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney, Cody Matney, 14, was found at around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday morning by rescuers. The cause of death was accidental drowning, Dabney said.

    Matney was walking down Green River, near W.J. Kerr Road, with a couple of friends on Monday night at about 8:45 p.m. Dabney said the water depth suddenly went from about 2 feet to 9 feet, and Matney fell beneath the water.

  • Thousands enjoy the Fourth in Campbellsville

    Thousands of people attended Campbellsville's Fourth of July Celebration over the holiday weekend. Watch Thursday's News-Journal for photos from all the events. Slideshows of photos are also available on today's home page.

  • TRH now offering the latest in bone health assessment

    Taylor Regional Hospital has expanded its health and wellness services available to men and women with the addition of the Discovery QDR bone densitometry system from Hologic.
    Osteoporosis is a growing health care crisis affecting millions of women and men worldwide.
    The health care costs associated with osteoporosis are staggering, and the effect on a patient’s quality of life can be devastating.