Today's News

  • CU Bible study preview event is Aug. 5

    Campbellsville University's School of Theology professors will lead a preview for next year's annual Bible study on Thursday, Aug. 5 titled "Dispatches from the Red Hot Letter of Paul to the Galatians."

    The Bible study will be from 1 to 7:45 p.m. in the Banquet Hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center.

  • Public record for Aug. 5

    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.


    Michael A. Bryant, speeding, dismissed; reckless driving, $178.

    Sara I. Cavazos, no/expired registration plate and receipt, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

  • Junior Miss tickets now on sale

    Friends of Junior Miss tickets are on sale now from any of the Junior Miss participants.

    Tickets cost $15, which includes preferred seating and a program.

    Christi Thomas McGuire will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies for the Taylor County Junior Miss Scholarship Program on Saturday, Aug. 28.

    Twenty-three young ladies will be competing at 7 p.m. at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium. This year's theme is "Tonight's the Night."

    Candidates will be competing for both cash and tuition scholarships.

  • Walters, Sergent take top senior honors

    In typical fashion, Campbellsville Country Club opened up their gracious arms once again as they played host to the 2010 Kentucky Senior Golf Association’s Amazon.com Special on Aug. 2.

    The golf course conditions were great for the 86 KSGA members who competed in the event as was evident when the scorecards were tallied. Six players recorded par or better scores, all from the first flight.

  • Gaskins grabs third Senior Duffers title

    Add 2010 to 1999 and 2004 as the years Harlan Gaskins has captured the Senior Duffers.

    Gaskins earned the top spot at the 13th Annual Charles Stiles Memorial Senior Duffers on June 14-15 at Rosewood Golf Club in Lebanon by five strokes over runner-up Joe Noland.

    Gil Blevins was third and Roger Grant fourth while Tom Milby finished fifth.

    Grant and Gaskins were tied after the first day with net 69s while Noland and Kenny Bennett shot net 70s and Buddy Moore had a 71.

  • Road project closer to completion

    A man stands holding an orange sign, cautioning drivers that road construction is ahead.

    Such a sight on KY 55 and KY 210 has become common in Taylor County, and work on the project now stands at about 81 percent complete.

    Mark Brown, public information officer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's District 4 office in Elizabethtown, says work on the project began in 2007 and one section of it - widening of KY 55 to five lanes from KY 1625 to U.S. 68 - was completed last year.

  • One injured in collision

    A Greensburg man was injured in a two-vehicle collision in Campbellsville on Monday.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, Ricky Gabehart, 46, of Greensburg was traveling eastbound on Broadway in his 1994 Dodge Dakota when he collided with a 2008 Nissan Rogue driven by Angela Russell, 36, of Campbellsville. Russell was turning left from Federal Place onto Broadway.

    Gabehart was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by private vehicle. He was treated and released. Russell was not injured.

  • Payne loses second appeal

    The Campbellsville man found guilty in 2003 of raping and sodomizing a 9-year-old girl has lost another appeal of his 30-year prison sentence.

    William R. Payne, 42, was found guilty of nine counts of first-degree rape and five counts of first-degree sodomy and sentenced to 30 years in prison.

    The girl, who was 13 years old at the time of the trial, testified that while her mother was working nights, Payne forced her to have sex with him. Payne denied the accusations.

  • Berry-Wells to wed Aug. 7

    Shyler Berry, daughter of Danny Berry and Patty Milby, and Jason Wells, son of Lewis and Emma Wells, announce their upcoming wedding.

    The ceremony is at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7 at Aetna Grove Baptist Church in Summersville.

    A reception will follow at Linwood Fire Department.

  • Four injured in one-vehicle crash

    Four people were injured Saturday in a one-vehicle crash on KY 76.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, April Dawn Cox, 28, of Proctor Knott Street in Campbellsville was traveling east on KY 76 at 5:47 p.m.

    The report states that the hood of Cox's 1995 Lincoln Towncar came unlatched and flew up, causing her to strike a tree.

    Cox and her passengers, Takyia Cox, 5, Shyanna Young, 3, and Jazzlynn Cox, 1, were transported to Taylor Regional Hospital by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue personnel with minor injuries.