Local News

  • Man charged with selling drugs in sealed indictments

    A Taylor County man has been charged with selling marijuana and other drugs in indictments recently unsealed by a Taylor Circuit Court judge.
    A grand jury may seal an indictment if there is a possibility that the accused will try to evade police.
    Joshua Paul Cash, 28, of 204 Arbor Lane was charged in five separate indictments with selling more than 5 pounds of marijuana, two counts of selling between 8 ounces and 5 pounds of marijuana and two counts of first-degree selling a controlled substance.

  • CES announces field day results

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced the winners of its annual field day activities. Field day is a day when students compete in various physical activities. Overall winners were:

    ♦ Kindergarten - Lisa Wiseman's class, first place; Chanci Patterson's class, second place; Shirley Cox's class, third place and Linda Ward's class, fourth place.

  • KCA student receives scholarship


    Larkin Floyd, center, received the first annual Emily Ann Cox Uniquely Me scholarship during Kentucky Christian Academy Awards Night on May 19. Also pictured are Lori Eubank, KCA administrator, at left, and Gail Gabehart, retired KCA director, at right.

  • CES students received reading awards


    Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade reading award winners were recently recognized on awards day. They are Gracyne Hash, John Orberson, Bailey Thompson, Fatimah Alabusalim, Zaria Cowan, Lauryn Agathen, Savanna Brockman, Chloe Holt, Emily Rodgers and Alli Wilson.

  • TCMS hosts camp for incoming sixth-graders

    Cool School - a camp for incoming sixth-grade students at Taylor County Middle School - will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 11-14.

    Breakfast and lunch will be served, and transportation is available.

    Students will participate in activities to help orient them to the middle school. A field trip is planned for Friday, July 14.

    Registration and information is available at Taylor County Middle School by calling 465-2877 Ext. 4175. Those interested should register soon to guarantee a spot.

  • Residents named to spring 2011 EKU president's and dean's lists

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 981 students earned president's list honors for the spring 2011 semester. The dean's list includes 2,356 students.

    The dean's list includes Amelia Kristen Daugherty, a senior elementary education teaching major, and Russell Taylor Despain, a sophomore aviation major, both of Campbellsville, and Elizabeth Marie Spalding of Finley, a junior studying child and family studies.

    Daugherty and Spalding were also named to the president's list.

  • Taylor County residents graduate from EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,493 graduates at the conclusion of the spring 2011 semester. The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 7.

    Local EKU graduates include Shea White of Campbellsville and Elisha M. Rhodes of Elk Horn, both master's graduates in instructional leadership.

    The new degree holders join more than 125,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States.

  • Lexington native invited to study in London

    John R. Tender of Lexington has been invited to study at the London School of Economics and Political Science in London, England for the 2011 school year.

    Founded in 1895 and located in central London, the school has a reputation for academic excellence with 16 Nobel prize winners and numerous world leaders as graduates. Tender will begin his studies at LSE following a summer semester at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.

    Tender is the son of John W. and Rosalind Tender of Lexington.

  • TCHS graduate named President's Scholar at WKU


    Brandee N. Skaggs, 18, a 2010 Taylor County High School graduate, has been named a President's Scholar at Western Kentucky University for the spring 2011 semester.

    To be selected for the honor, students must earn a 3.8 or better GPA for the semester.

    Skaggs is the daughter of Jerry and Gayle Skaggs.

  • Resident graduates from Morehead State University

    Andrea Lawler of Campbellsville graduated from Morehead State University with a master of arts degree during the 2011 spring commencement ceremony.

    Visit www.moreheadstate.edu/aspire to learn more about MSU's mission, vision and values.