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Today's News

  • District Improvement Plan is now available

    Taylor County Schools' District Improvement Plan is available for preview and comments at the Board of Education office, located at 1209 E. Broadway.

    The plan can be viewed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Throckmorton retires as CU men's golf coach

    P.J. Throckmorton was honored recently with a retirement reception by the Campbellsville University athletics department after completing his final season as men's head golf coach.

    Throckmorton spent six years as the golf coach, three of those in a dual role as men's and women's coach. During his tenure at Campbellsville, he took the fourth men's team in Tiger history to the NAIA Golf Tournament this season. The Tigers won the NAIA Region XI Tournament to qualify for the nationals in what was the final year of the regional tournament format.

  • Tigers ink nine for baseball squad

    Campbellsville University baseball will be adding nine recruits to the program, starting in the fall of 2008. The recruiting class is marked by speed offensively and includes a handful of pitchers that will be immediate difference makers.

    Head coach Beauford Sanders has referred to this recruiting class as exceptional as speed and power are the primary makeup. The class includes eight community college transfers and one high school signee.

  • Anderson receives scholarship

    Campbellsville native Hillary Anderson received a Presidential Scholarship from Asbury College in Wilmore.

    This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate high academic achievement in high school and equals 15 to 30 percent of tuition.

    Anderson is a graduate of Campbellsville High School.

  • Smith recognized by academy

    Corey Smith of Greensburg has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in history and government.

    The academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students.

    Smith, who attends Green County High School, was nominated for this honor by Tammy Thompson, GCHS guidance counselor. He will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook, which is published nationally.

  • Taylor County residents named to Bluegrass Community & Technical College Dean's List

    Bluegrass Community & Technical College recently recognized the following students from Taylor County who achieved dean's list honors for the 2008 spring semester.

    Dean's list honorees are: Deborah Parson, Austin Witham, Adam Bland, Klein Stubbs and Christopher Wells.

    The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the dean's list full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

  • Health fair is June 21

    A health fair, sponsored by 17 organizations, will be Saturday, June 21 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Taylor County Farmers' Market near the Taylor County Animal Shelter on KY 210.

    A minimal recovery charge will be levied for blood work (CBC, CMP, lipids, TSH and PSA). Additionally, health assessment activities will be conducted and Green River Cattle Co. will host a cookout.

    There will be giveaways and booth prizes, free health care information and live music by the Crossroads Southern Gospel beginning at 9 a.m.

  • Judicial center will require additional security officers

    The County will face some unbudgeted security costs when the new Taylor County Judicial Center opens.

    Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp told magistrates at last week's regular Fiscal Court meeting that the County will be responsible for paying some additional security startup and training costs when security moves from the current Taylor County Courthouse to the new judicial center building.

    Once the building opens, he said, security will no longer be provided at the courthouse. Security will be required at all times the new Taylor County Judicial Center is open.

  • Public record for June 16

    District Civil Settled

    08-C-068, filed 2/22/08; Citibank (South Dakota) NA of Kansas City, Mo. v. Brandon Wilson of Speck Ridge Road in Elk Horn. Plaintiff alleged defendant owed on account, $1,023.60, interest and court costs. On 5/19/08 a judgment was rendered for the plaintiff, $637.10, interest and court costs. On 6/6/08 an order was entered dismissing the claim with prejudice.

  • TCMS eighth-grade celebration committee to host fundraiser

    The TCMS eighth-grade celebration committee will have its first official fundraiser on Saturday, June 21.

    The committee will host a cookout in the Wal-Mart Supercenter parking lot beginning at 11 a.m. and ending whenever all of the food is sold.

    The committee will deliver food to a customer if four or more meals are purchased.

    Orders will be taken beginning Friday, June 20. To order early, call Denise Walsh at 465-8716 or Vicky Bailey at 403-2869.

    Profits will go toward the school's eighth-grade celebration.