Today's News

  • Ballot set for Nov. 8 general election

    People in the city and county have only five days to register to vote in the Nov. 8 general election.

    “Absentee voting by mail is already under way,” said Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney. “Those voters who need to vote absentee by mail can apply now through Nov. 1. Those who will be out of town on Election Day and need to vote absentee on the machine in the clerk’s office will be able to vote in the office beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 11.”

  • Honoring Sam

    A beloved teacher, coach, mentor and community leader was recognized again for his selfless acts to his community. 

    The Samuel V. Wickliffe Park received a more permanent display last week with a plaque dedication.

    “We did the plaque to commemorate him in the community, and all he’s done for this community,” Yvette Haskins, president of the Durham School Reunion, said. 

  • Accused murderer’s case set to go to grand jury

    A case involving a murder from last month will be forwarded to a Taylor County grand jury.

    During a Wednesday morning preliminary hearing, Taylor County District Judge Amy Anderson ruled that a grand jury should decide on charges against Jorge Serrano Gavarrete, 20, of Ray Street.

  • Local schools’ test scores shine

    Most local schools in the city and county districts showed great improvements last week as the Kentucky Department of Education released the 2016 test scores for the Unbridled Learning system. Both the Campbellsville Independent and Taylor County School districts were named as distinguished/progressing districts. Taylor County Schools were classified as a district of distinction/high progress district, while Campbellsville Schools were classified as being a high performing district.

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  • Card linksters capture KPGA middle school state


    Taylor County followed up its regional championship a week later with the KPGA Middle School Boys’ State Championship at Quail Chase Golf Club in Louisville on Saturday.

    Coach Byron “Binky” Smith’s Cardinals took the team title with a score of 222 (with the top three scores counting) as Highlands second (245) and Gray third (245).

  • Cardinals improve to 11-0 after 36-0 CKMSAC Bowl rout


  • Lady Cards head to Fla. with a 27-2 volleyball worksheet

    Taylor County High School's volleyball team won the Red Hawk Invitational at Seneca High School in Louisville over the Sept. 23-24 weekend and then swept Campbellsville 25-6, 25-6, 25-15 on Monday night in regular-season action.

    Taylor County, which improves to 27-2 on the season, has won 68 of the 82 sets its played this season.

    Coach Stephen Zink’s squad will play three matches in Florida during fall break (Oct. 5-7) before two final regular-season matches.

  • Taylor County, Campbellsville go 1-2 at region

    Taylor County decisioned Campbellsville 310-315 to capture the Region 4 Boys' Golf Championship on Tuesday at Maywood in Bardstown.

    Cardinal sophomore Cooper Parks won top individual honors with Campbellsville junior Alex Doss placing third.

    Both squads qualify for the state tournament this Friday and Saturday at Bowling Green Country Club.

  • Banner week at region for local boys’ golf teams


  • Danville dumps CHS