Today's News

  • Taking the oath of office


    Campbellsville City Council members took the oath of office on Sunday, Dec. 14, at Campbellsville Civic Center.

    Two new members, Allen "A.J." Johnson and Rufus "Frankie" Hansford Jr., will take office on Jan. 1.

    Diane Ford-Benningfield and Randy Bricken Jr., who weren't re-elected in November, will rotate off the Council.

  • Public Record for Dec. 22

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in public record are published without exceptions, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

    District Civil Settled

  • Police searching for robbery suspects


    Campbellsville Police are asking for help in locating two people wanted in connection with a home invasion.

    According to a police news release, on Sunday, officers responded to a report of a home invasion on Vintage Village.

    The resident told officers that two black men armed with handguns forced their way inside and demanded cash. A third black male remained outside the home in a black Toyota four-door sedan.

    The men left the home with more than $300 in cash.

  • Woman charged with DUI, threatening police officer

    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence and threatening a police officer.

    Vicki M. Milby, 34, of Hidden Meadows Drive, was arrested on Monday, Dec. 15, at 3:54 p.m.

    According to Milby's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Scotty Perian responded to the report of a driver leaving the scene of a crash on Baptist Street.

  • Man charged with stealing utility trailers

    A Columbia man has been arrested and charged with stealing utility trailers in Taylor County.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office news release, deputies responded on Tuesday, Dec. 16, to investigate the report of a trailer taken from a home on North Village Green. During the investigation, the report states, it was discovered that an attempted theft reported on KY 210 was connected to the theft. A theft at a home on Misty Drive was also connected, the report states.

  • Woman charged with robbing convenient store


    A Campbellsville woman has been arrested and charged with robbery after she allegedly stole some items from a convenient store and then struck an employee.

    Tessa M. Hux, 24, of Greensburg Road, was arrested on Monday, Dec. 11, at 12:23 a.m.

    According to Hux's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Jacob Hedgespeth was dispatched to TEG Food Mart on Greensburg Road to investigate a theft.

  • Preparing for his big night


    Children heard Santa read a Christmas story to them on Saturday, Dec. 13, morning at the Taylor County Public Library.

    They also had breakfast, colored pictures and had one-on-one visits with Santa.

    Friends of the Taylor County Public Library helped with the event.

  • Corbin charged with raping teenager


    A Campbellsville man has been accused of repeatedly raping and sodomizing a teenage girl.

    William Kenny Corbin, 56, of Apartment Road, was indicted last Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Corbin was charged with five counts of first- and five counts of third-degree rape, five counts of first- and five counts of third-degree sodomy and 10 counts of second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

    According to the indictment, Corbin allegedly committed the crimes last August and September.

  • Salyers pleads guilty to hindering murder investigation


    The Elk Horn woman accused of intimidating a judicial officer and hindering a murder investigation has pleaded guilty to amended charges and been sentenced to probation.

    Ruth Salyers, 60, of 824 Farmers Ridge Road, was indicted twice last year and charged with tampering with physical evidence, first-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension and intimidating a witness in the legal process.

  • Two lawsuits filed against hospital, doctors

    Two lawsuits have been filed against Taylor Regional Hospital, both claiming that the hospital is responsible for severely injuring two people.

    On Dec. 10, Lexington attorney Kris D. Mullins filed a claim in Taylor Circuit Court on behalf of Lauree and Clifford Spiller of Florida.

    Dr. Milton S. Jackson of TRH, Mesa Medical Group PLLC of Frankfort and Taylor County Hospital District Health Facilities Corp. dba TRH are listed as defendants.