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Today's News

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for Aug. 11 are, from left, front: Becca Cook, Chelsea Nimmie, Mackenzie Jones and Kara Goodin. Second: Brittany Goode, McCall Turpin, Chelsea Nicholas, Haley Kirtley, Cigi Farmer, Morgan Rose, Alex Ferrante and MaKayla McCloud. Third: Shelby Wood, Brittany Mills, Devin Reynolds, Blaire Bland, Shelby Ewing, Hannah Ellis, Chelsea Richards, Sara Gilpin, McKenzy Dixon and Meleigha Pollock. Fourth: Jasmine Skaggs, Maci Christie, Chris Thomas, Weston Dicken, Andrew Ford, Lloyd Stotts, Alan-Michael Barnett, Alex Tungate and Dillain Thompson.

  • God's World PRIDE Club hosts summer fundraisers

    God's World PRIDE Club raised money this summer for the Taylor County Food Pantry through two fundraisers. The club conducted an aluminum can drive in May, which raised $39. Students sold lemonade in July and raised $206, for a total of $245. Club president Alex Tungate presented the checks and cash to Bro. Michael Goodwin, chairman of the food pantry committee, and Dr. Skip Alexander, president of the Taylor County Ministerial Association. Club members are, from left, front: Jackson Herron, Tyler Stephens, Rylee Vaughn, Andrew Melton, Dawson Cole and Ethan Anderson.

  • Benjamin Anderson celebrates second birthday

    Benjamin Anderson celebrated his second birthday on July 13 with family and friends. He is the son of Josh and Crystal Anderson of Campbellsville.

  • Mannsville United Methodist plans corn hole tournament

    Mannsville United Methodist Church will host a corn hole tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6.

    Registration begins at 1 p.m. with the tournament starting at 1:30.

    Team fee is $40. Prizes will be $200 for first place; $100 for second; and $50 for third.

    All proceeds from the tournament will go to the church's building fund.

    For more information, contact Amanda Wood at 469-9636 or Terri Gabehart at 789-2415.

  • Taylor County Governor's Scholars to receive Premium College Admission Test preparation

    PrepMe CEO Karan Goel, along with other community partners, announced recently the donation of an ACT and SAT online test preparation program to more than 1,000 Governor's Scholars Program participants, including nine from Taylor County.

  • The Calvary Heirs

    The Calvary Heirs will be in concert on Sunday beginning at 6 p.m. at Woodlawn Christian Church in Campbellsville.

  • Public record for Aug. 21

    Traffic

    Lorenzo Lopez Larguero, 44, of Junior Loy Road in Columbia, driving on a suspended/revoked operator's license, $398, 30 days in jail probated for 24 months, ordered not to drive.

    Justin W. Keith, 21, of Jan Street in Campbellsville, failure to wear seat belts, dismissed; driving on a suspended/revoked operator's license, $243.

    Phyllis M. Milby, 51, of R Milby Road in Greensburg, speeding, no new violations, dismissed.

    Ronnie Steven Pittman, 27, of Stoner Creek Road in Elk Horn, failure to produce insurance card, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Memorial ride is Sept. 6

    A memorial motorcycle ride for Mark "Jubb" Judd will be Saturday, Sept. 6 in Greensburg.

    Proceeds collected will be given to Donald W. and Brenda C. Judd for Mark Judd's funeral expenses.

    The ride will begin at the IGA parking lot with signups from 10 to 11 a.m. ET. The ride will end at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Greensburg.

    Cost is $15 per bike and there will be a 50/50 drawing.

  • Woman who helped man escape is sentenced

    The former Campbellsville woman who helped a local man escape from prison and flee the country won't spend any more time in prison for her crimes.

    Lea Ann Howard, 36, appeared Monday before Judge Thomas Russell in U.S. District Court.

    According to a U.S. Attorney's office press release, Howard was given credit for one year and four months she has already served. However, she was sentenced to three years' supervised released.

    Howard pleaded guilty in May to assisting Perkins' escape.

  • CU president to speak at first fall convocation

    Campbellsville University President Michael V. Carter, who is beginning his 10th year as CU president, will deliver the first chapel of the fall semester Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 10 a.m. in the Ransdell Chapel. The public is invited to attend.

    "This is the first chapel of the new academic year, and it sets the tone for the school year," Carter said. "We invite our faculty, staff and students, as well as the public, to come hear about our plans for the new year and about our successful summer. Campbellsville University is on the move, and we want to share that good news."