Today's News

  • One injured in New Columbia Road crash


    At least one person was injured last Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on New Columbia Road.

    Campbellsville Police were called to the scene of a non-injury crash at about 8:30 p.m. However, shortly after they arrived, one of the people involved asked for medical treatment.

    Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS personnel treated the man at the scene.

    At press time, no formal report had been released about the crash.

  • 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.

  • Dec. 22-Jan. 3 basketball games

    Monday, Dec. 22
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Green County (8:00), Taylor County vs. Louisville Doss in King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale (7:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Food Pantry Holiday Classic  at Campbellsville — seventh-place game (2:00), fifth-place game (3:45), third-place game (5:30), championship game (7:15).
    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Adair County at Campbellsville.
    Tuesday, Dec. 23

  • 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

  • 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.

  • TCHS will get new elevator

    John Overby


    After an elevator at Taylor County High School malfunctioned recently, Taylor County School Board members accepted a quote at their meeting last Thursday from D-C Elevator Co. Inc. to demolish the existing unit and install a new lift at the cost of $23,500.

  • Campbellsville schools honor academic achievers


    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently announced its academic achievers for November. A boy and a girl from each school are named.

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary School

    Aidan Phillips is a first-grade student at CES. He is the son of Edlynn Phillips. His favorite teacher is Shirley Cox, and reading is his favorite subject. He enjoys playing soccer. His future plan is to be an archaeologist who digs up dinosaur bones.

  • CU hosts international education fair


    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's annual international education fair, the largest ever, was Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Student Activities Center on campus.

    Several hundred students, faculty and staff members tasted foods from around the globe and saw presentations, fashion and entertainment by CU international students.