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Today's News

  • You never know who you might see at a local event

     

  • Facts don’t lie when it comes to UK football

     

  • Lady Cards open with 43-21 win over Washington

     

  • Cards club Caverna in opener

     

  • TCES kindergarteners operate lost-and-found for their school

     

    Kindergarteners at Taylor County Elementary School are working together to make a significant impact on their school.

    With an elementary school packed with approximately 1,160 students, there is bound to be a hefty lost-and-found overload, and that is exactly what Andrea Smith's kindergarten class discovered last year.

    Smith started the year going over each of the seven habits with her students, the first being ‘Proactive.’

  • County, city prepared for winter weather on local roads

    Both city and county officials say they are prepared for possible winter snowstorms.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young said the city had 20 tons of salt left over from last winter, and received a shipment of 80 more tons of salt early last month. This is roughly equivalent to how much salt the city had last year.

    The city, Young said, has also bought an additional salt spreader. And with a recent safety grant, the city was able to buy a new truck to act as a snow plow, in order to replace an aging truck, so the city has four usable snow plows, Young added.

  • Venturing into Advent

    I know the three most often repeated words in a marriage should be, “I love you,” but I’m afraid I’ve displaced those with “Where’s the clicker?”

    Perhaps even worse, once the clicker is in my hands, I frequently follow that question with a plea to my wife: “Can you get this thing to work?”

    Now, before you judge me as the stereotypical couch potato, that neglectful slob who bellows to “the wife” from the “man cave,” “Hey, babe, bring me another beer,” let me explain myself.

  • Public Record for December 3

    Traffic

    • James T. Bryant, speeding, diversion completed, defendant stipulated probable cause, no new violations, dismissed.

    • Jordan A. Burress, speeding, diversion completed, defendant stipulated probable cause, no new violations, dismissed.

    • Robert E. Campbell, Jr., pat 397/federal safety regulations - transporting hazardous materials, defendant stipulated probable cause, no new violations, dismissed.

  • Early Days December 3, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    December 1, 2015

    Margaret McVay, R.N. received the Taylor Regional Hospital Legend Award on Nov. 8 at the TRH annual service awards banquet at Campbellsville University.

    Elsie Miller was recently named Kentucky's 2005 Beekeeper of the Year.

    Shelbie Ann-Marie Pierce celebrated her first birthday Nov. 22.

    Strong winds toppled several trees in Taylor County on Monday but little damage was reported.

  • Backpack program feeds hungry students

     

    As the holiday season approaches, different organizations are set up to make sure all families have a holiday meal, but there is a program in Taylor County that is helping feed hungry kids for longer than just the holidays.

    The Campbellsville and Taylor County family resource centers began a backpack food program in 2007.

    Students at Campbellsville and Taylor County schools and combined Campbellsville/Taylor County Head Start can be referred to the program and receive a bag of food to take home each weekend.