Local News

  • Taylor County native presents at capitol


    Elizabeth Spalding of Finley was among 26 Eastern Kentucky University students who presented research at the annual Posters-at-the-Capitol event in Frankfort.

    The statewide event is designed to celebrate the research, scholarly and creative accomplishments of undergraduates at Kentucky's public universities and provide legislators with an opportunity to better understand the importance of faculty-mentored undergraduate scholarship. Poster presentations were sought from undergraduates in all disciplinary areas.

  • CU bi-term classes begin March 12

    Tori Banks

    Campbellsville University

    In an attempt to meet the needs of everyone, Campbellsville University offers a wide variety of class options to students. The next offering begins March 12 and ends May 5.

    Bi-term classes are eight-week classes and range from online to the traditional classroom setting.

  • Reasons why America still needs libraries


    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    February is Library Lovers Month. Here are some interesting facts about public libraries that you might not know.

    ♦ Did you know that the Library of Congress is the largest library in the world? It houses 23,994,965 books. Harvard University's libraries come in second, holding 13,617,133 books.

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Students of the Week.

    They are, front, from left, Hassan Alabusalim, Carlos Osinger, Alexus Whitehouse and Destiny Agee.

    Middle, Konner Forbis, Ronin Smith, Riley Rainwater, Ta'Monta Stallworth and CheyAnn Edwards.

    Back, Diarra Thompson, Victoria Garcia, David Silva, Peyton Dabney, Anna Clara Moura and Jade Tungate.

  • CHS students visit observatory


    Campbellsville High School students participating in the Kentucky Scholars Program visited the MacAdam Student Observatory at the University of Kentucky on Feb. 8.

    Students from CHS have been visiting MacAdam Student Observatory since its inaugural opening in 2007.

    Those who attended were Tyler Carson, Nicholas Lamer, Jesse Reynolds, Robyn Clark, Chance Cox, Jon Baker, Nikkita Wilson, Christen Johnson, Kelsey Feltner, CHS Guidance Counselor Elisha Rhodes and Instructional Supervisor Kent Settle.

  • KCA students have food pantry drive


    Kentucky Christian Academy students collected food for the Taylor County Food Pantry.

    Second-grade students collected money, which was matched by Heartland Campground. Wise Dentistry for Kids matched the third graders' collection.

    Students used $440 and purchased food items for the pantry.

    Pictured are second- and third-grade students delivering the food to the food pantry on Jan. 26.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of Feb. 7.

    They are Mikayla Warren, Emma Maynard, Landon Pike, Taylor Noel and Alex Price.

  • TCHS FCA hosts 'Fifth Quarter'


    Taylor County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosted "Fifth Quarter" on Friday, Feb. 3, after the homecoming basketball doubleheader against Marion County on Feb. 3.

    Whitney Ballinger was the guest speaker for the evening, and pizza was provided by the Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition.

    Fifteen teams participated in a double-elimination three-on-three basketball tournament.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Jan. 30 through Feb. 6.

    They are, from left, freshman Ashley Paxton, sophomore Katelyn Cornette, junior Jordan Cundiff and senior Destiny Williams.

  • Firefighter visits CES


    Keith Bricken, Taylor County's Firefighter of the Year, recently visited Joyce Dunlap's second-grade class at Campbellsville Elementary School.

    He spoke about fire safety and preparedness and demonstrated several pieces of equipment firefighters use.