Today's News

  • 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


  • City schools to take 4-percent tax increase

    Campbellsville Independent School Board members approved to raise the 2016-2017 real estate and personal property tax rates by 4-percent Tuesday in a special called meeting.

    The 4-percent increase tax rate, which means revenue is 4-percent more than the prior year, will increase from 60.6 cents per $100 to 62.5 cents in 2017, which would be an increase of 19 cents, or $19 per $100,000 in property value.

  • City looks at sewer use ordinance changes

    The Campbellsville City Council will consider new positions at Campbellsville Water and Sewer, as well as changes to its sewer use ordinance when it meets on Monday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m.

    “We’ve got a plan put together to … make an effort to make improvements to our water system and our sewer system,” said Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young. “

  • Ready for takeoff

    Taylor County Airport was a hive of activity Saturday morning and afternoon during its annual Airport Day.

    “There was a good turnout for us to handle. We had a steady flow,” said Carl Watson of Taylor County Airport. “Everyone who wanted to fly was able to.”

    The five pilots that participated Saturday gave 70 plane rides to 200 people, with another 400 people coming out to the airport,  according to Watson.