Today's News

  • Former local hoop standout passes away at 108


  • Local charities receive grants to help them operate

    Four local groups each received $250 from the Campbellsville/Taylor County Community Development Fund Monday night.

    Those $250 grants will be given to Green River Ministries, the Taylor County Food Pantry, Clay Hill Memorial Forest and the Campbellsville/Taylor County Drug Coalition.

    Shirley Cheatham of Green River Ministries, a homeless shelter, talked about what GRM does in the community.

  • CU Hall of Famer now WKU men’s hoop boss


  • Amnesty recycling day is a huge success

    There were scores of people who came out to the Taylor County Extension Office Saturday for the Amnesty Day for Household Hazardous Waste and Recyclables.

    "We started at 8:30, and we had folks lined up at 8," said Lindsay Wayne, an agriculture teacher at Taylor County High School. "It's been a big event today."

    From 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., the group accepted household chemicals such as herbicides, pesticides, cleaners and the like, as well as household paper, plastic, aluminum, tin, cardboard and old electronic waste.

  • Pembleton changes mind again, enters guilty plea

    Cary Pembleton will face as much as 18 years for charges related to possession of child pornography.

    At a sentencing hearing Tuesday morning, Taylor County Circuit Judge Todd Spalding accepted Pembleton’s guilty plea, just two weeks after Pembleton had filed a motion to withdraw his plea.

    At the Tuesday, March 29, hearing, public defender C.B. Bates told the judge that Pembleton changed his mind after researching federal sentencing guidelines for such charges.

  • Lady Eagles claim elusive ‘A’ Region title


  • Saving lives

    Firefighters with the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department responded to a report of smoke coming from a residence at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday that was called in by a neighbor.

    Upon arrival to 304 Peterson St., heavy smoke was found and fire was located in the rear of the house. Firefighters extinguished the fire and performed a primary search and found two dogs in respiratory distress, according to a statement released by Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Chief Chris Taylor.

  • Three TCHS students make state archery finals


    The Taylor County High School archery team competed March 22 at the NASP state competition and shot their best score to date of 3,293, which landed them the 32nd ranked high school (out of 160+) in Kentucky.

    Three Cardinal  students competed in the individual state competition in Midway over the weekend — junior Cameron Keith, sophomore Ben Litchfield and freshman Stone Perkins.

    They earned this honor by being ranked among the top 100 high school archers in the state.

  • Brothers, father-son tandems on TC Sweet 16s


  • Upcoming sports calendar

    Week-long free running camp May 30-June 3 at Miller Park Walking Track
    Kids in Motion is hosting a week-long running camp from May 30-June 3rd at the Miller Park Walking Track from 7:30-8:15 p.m. It will be run by Taylor County Cross Country team runners and is open to any elementary or middle school student. Daily prizes for the runners will be awarded as well as prizes for a 1-mile popsicle race on Friday. For more information, call or text (270) 403-0552.
    Hilton’s Football Camp set for May 31-June 2