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Today's News

  • Making the PGA Cut

     

    J.B. Holmes entered weekend PGA tournament play at 2-under par.

    See more details about his first two rounds of play on the sports pages in the Monday, Aug. 11, issue, starting on Page 9, and in the upcoming Thursday, Aug. 14, issue.

    For more photos from Valhalla, see a slideshow on the CKNJ home page and continued coverage on the CKNJ’s Twitter account.

  • Albany pastor indicted on rape and sodomy charges

     

    An Albany man who serves as pastor of a local church has been indicted on charges of raping and sodomizing an elderly woman for whom he provided care.

    If convicted, the man faces as much as 40 years in prison.

    Jimmy H. Mason, 70, of KY Highway 558, was indicted last Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Mason was charged with first-degree sodomy and first-degree rape.

  • Local man charged with third DUI

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with his third DUI offense.

    Kenny D. Webb, 48, of Osage Avenue, was arrested last Wednesday at about 9:45 p.m.

    According to Webb's arrest citation, Campbellsville Police Officer Scotty Perian received a complaint about a vehicle. When he met the vehicle, he saw the driver turn into a driveway and then into a yard. Court records state that the driver exited the vehicle and then fell to the ground.

  • Teeing off at Valhalla

     

    Campbellsville native J.B. Holmes is in Louisville at the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club and played a practice round on Tuesday.

    He also signed autographs for fans and received an honor from Kentucky State Police.

    Holmes was named an honorary Kentucky State Trooper for his support of Trooper Island Camp, which is located at Dale Hollow Lake and helps children from across the state. The camp operates with no taxpayer funds.

  • Students with local ties win at state fair

     

    Two students with Campbellsville ties recently took home awards at the Kentucky State Fair.

    Aubrey Blue, at left, a 2011 graduate of Webster County High School and a senior at the University of Kentucky, and Christian Blue, a 2013 WCHS graduate and a sophomore at Madisonville Community College, are the children of Lindsay and Valerie Blue of Sebree and the grandchildren of Nolan and Rita Underwood of Campbellsville and Betty Blue of Hanson.

  • Wade celebrates 100th birthday

     

    Nora Hazel Wade celebrated her 100th birthday with staff and residents at The Grandview on Aug. 25.

    Her daughters Barbara Bowen, Marie Cox and Nellie Mardis attended the celebration. Grandview staff members provided cake, punch and flowers.

  • Four generations gather for photo

     

    Four generations of a local family recently gathered for a photo.

    Pictured are great-grandmother Martha Sapp Kessinger, grandfather Douglas Wayne Sapp, father Joshua Ira Sapp and his children Kyler Douglas Sapp and Bailey Reece Sapp.

  • Public Record for Sept. 1

    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.

    Circuit Civil Settled

  • Circuit Court Action for Sept. 1

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

    Taylor Circuit Court Judge Dan Kelly's Aug. 19 Docket:

  • TRH to offer free vein screening

    Varicose veins affect half of the people older than 50 and can start earlier, for example, following pregnancy in women.

    People might notice darkened leg veins first as a cosmetic nuisance, a reason not to wear shorts. But for some people, varicose veins and related conditions can lead to significant leg pain, swelling and difficulty sleeping, along with more serious complications such as wounds, ulcers and dangerous blood clots.