Local News

  • One injured in Elk Horn Road crash

    A Campbellsville teenager was injured Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash on Elk Horn Road, and police say they believe alcohol and speeding were a factor in the collision.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Chaney Richardson, 19, was driving a 1996 Plymouth east on KY 70 at 5:51 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle.
    The report states that Richardson struck a guardrail, overturned and was ejected.

  • The view from above


    Tiffany Lawson

    Taylor County Schools

    Some people enjoy flying in planes, while others are extremely scared.

    Two Taylor County High School seniors are fascinated by flight and are already working towards obtaining pilot certification.

    Aaron Campbell, the son of Melissa and Ron Mardis and Greg Campbell; and Mason Mardis, the son of Gary and Karen Mardis, are part of the second class to participate in the aviation program offered at TCHS.

  • Campbellsville schools name academic achievers


    Campbellsville Independent Schools has named its academic achievers for the month of February. A boy and girl are named from each school.

    Campbellsville Elementary School

    Jack Sabo is a second grade student at CES. He is the son of John and Wendy Sabo. His favorite teacher is Laura Dicken and math is his favorite subject. He enjoys playing Upward basketball and football. His future plans are to become a veterinarian.

  • TCMS academic team members advance to state finals


    Taylor County Middle School's academic team competed in regional Governor's Cup competition on Feb. 4 in Monroe County.

    Jilly Bruns earned first place in composition and fifth place in math. Ivy Neal placed second in language arts. Both will advance to state finals in March.

    The quick recall team placed fourth out of eight teams and the entire team placed fourth overall out of 14 participating schools.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Feb. 13-21.

    From left are freshman Tyler Bragg, sophomore Taylor Agathen and junior Lauren Johnson.

    Not pictured is senior Jackie Bottoms.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 17.

    They are kindergartener Emma Pinson, first-grader Bryson Skaggs, second-grader Lane Whitley, third-grader Remi Armstrong and fourth- and fifth-graders Megan Clifton and Emma Sadler.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 9.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Keenan Shively, first-grader Heaven Hourigan, second-grader Hilary Karnes, third-grader Lindsey Knight and fourth- and fifth-graders Bobbie Beard and Breanna Gilpin.

  • CU student interning in Frankfort with state senator


    Kelsey Best won't be studying political science this semester at Campbellsville University. Instead, she will be participating in it in Frankfort as one of 10 legislative interns in a special program for independent college students.

    Best, a CU junior from Harrodsburg, has won a Frankfort Semester Internship Program slot in the program sponsored by the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities. She is working in the 2012 General Assembly with State Sen. Kathy Stein, D-Lexington.

  • Campbellsville school system app released

    Campbellsville Independent School has partnered with Team Info App for the 2011-2012 school year to release the Campbellsville TeamInfoApp for the iPhone.

    The app is now available at the Apple App Store.

    Campbellsville High School Athletic Director Tim Davis said, "We are thrilled to now provide our parents, students, fans and alumni with this great tool for keeping up with games, events and news for Campbellsville schools."

  • CU School of Theology plans trip to Turkey and Greece


    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    The Campbellsville University School of Theology has planned a 14-day inspirational tour of Turkey and Greece on May 12-25.