• Convicted priest making bid for prison release

    • Oct 29, 2014

    A priest convicted earlier this year of sexually abusing a teenage boy in the 1970s is making a bid to be released from prison after serving six months of his 15-year sentence. An attorney for the Rev. James Schook notified a judge he will ask that Schook be released on

  • Baptist youth pastor facing sex abuse charge

    • Oct 14, 2014

    EUBANK, Ky. – Police have charged a youth pastor in Pulaski County with sex abuse involving a juvenile. Eubank Police Chief Colin Hatfield told The Commonwealth Journal that 30-year-old Rex Allen Murphy is charged with first-degree sex abuse, third-degree sodomy and use of a minor in a sexual performance. The Pulaski

  • Kentucky Baptists want gay-friendly church out

    • Oct 10, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky Baptists will vote later this year on whether to sever ties with a Louisville member church that says it is open to performing gay marriages. A committee of the Kentucky Baptist Convention voted Thursday to end its relationship with Crescent Hill Baptist Church. The Louisville church