Local News

  • Three conservation scholarships available

    The Taylor County Conservation District recently announced that the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Auxiliary will offer three $1,000 scholarships.

    The State Soil Conservation of Natural Resources Scholarship will be awarded to any student currently enrolled in college who has declared a major in agriculture or conservation of natural resources.

  • Conservation district offers scholarships

    The Taylor County Conservation District is offering two $500 scholarships to high school seniors majoring in the agriculture or natural resources field.

    Applicants must write a 200- to 300-word essay describing, "Why Conservation is Important to Me."

    The following information is required to be submitted along with the application: two letters of recommendation, a most recent transcript and completion of the essay.

  • TCES student to serve as page


    Taylor County Elementary School fifth-grader Kailey Thompson was recently selected to serve as a Family Resource and Youth Service Center Legislative page on March 2 in Frankfort.

    Thompson is the daughter of Eric and Jennifer Thompson of Campbellsville.

  • Pro Angler speaks to fishing team


    Bass Elite Series Pro Angler Mark Menendez of Paducah spoke to members of Taylor County High School's fishing team recently.

    Coach Shane Cox said that Menendez presented a positive message about career readiness and how skills he obtained in high school and college have opened doors for him to be successful.

  • TRH now on Facebook

    Taylor Regional Hospital now has a Facebook Page that residents can use to keep track of activities, events and more.
    To find the page, search for “Taylor Regional Hospital.” Click “Like” to keep informed about what is happening at TRH.
    For a direct link to the page, visit www.facebook.com/pages/Taylor-Regional-Hospital/122869987777923.

  • Milby returns to Century 21

    Dana Milby is back with Century 21 Smith Realty Group.
    Milby has five years of experience in real estate and has won multiple awards for customer service and sales production each year in her career.
    Milby says, “I’m happy to help you find your dream home or to sell your property.”  
    Contact Milby at 469-8052 or dana@c21smithrealty.com.

  • Water insurance letters not associated with water company

    Campbellsville Police Department is warning residents that letters they may have received in the mail asking them to buy insurance for their water service are not associated with Campbellsville Water Co.
    According to a Campbellsville Police news release, several Campbellsville residents have received letters from HOMESERVE offering water service insurance. The letter states that the insurance would repair any water line repairs to their residence.

  • One injured in KY 289 crash

    A Campbellsville man was injured after he swerved to miss a deer and struck a telephone pole.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Ricky W. Green II, 17, was traveling south on KY 289 on Sunday at 9:50 p.m. in a 2003 Chevrolet.
    The report states that Green told deputies that a deer ran in front of him and, when he swerved to miss striking the deer, he struck a telephone support pole.

  • Two injured in U.S. 68 crash

    Two people were injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 68.
    According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office report, Jessie Shoopman, 80, of Greensburg, was traveling west on Greensburg Road at 3:15 p.m. when he struck Daryl Taylor, 55, of Greensburg, who was driving a 2002 Ford.
    Shoopman left the roadway, according to the report, and then traveled back onto U.S. 68 and struck an embankment with his 2001 Chevrolet.

  • Russell Springs woman arrested after fleeing scene of a crash

    A Russell Springs woman was arrested after striking the McDonald’s building in Campbellsville with her vehicle on Friday at about 6:15 p.m. and then fleeing the scene.
    According to a Campbellsville Police report, as officers responded to the call, they spotted the vehicle that reportedly fled the scene.
    The driver, Nina A. Carlisle, 28, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, illegal possession of prescription blanks, leaving the scene of an accident, driving a motor vehicle on a suspended license and DUI.