Today's News

  • Steady Cards conquer Marion 53-43

    Taylor County fought off a pesky Marion County team to post a 53-33 road win on Friday night.

    Chase Cox led the Cardinal arsenal with 21 points while fellow senior Leonard Macon added 11 points and 11 rebounds.

    Another pair of 12th graders, Chris Thomas and Shane Morris, collected eight and six rebounds, respectively, while junior Lloyd Stotts dished out five assists.

    Taylor County's game with Christian County, rescheduled for tonight, will now be played this Saturday afternoon at a time to be announced later this week.

  • Eagles don't overcome 18-3 deficit

    Adair County led 18-3 at the first-quarter stop and finished undefeated vs. 20th District foes with a 51-38 triumph over Campbellsville on Friday night in Columbia.

    Three-point baskets by Morehead-bound Darren Ballou and Corey Helm sparked the fast Indian start while Nick Fudge's steal and lay-up began the second quarter.

    The lead was still 17 for Adair before Michael McCubbin stole the ball and hit a three-pointer just before the first-half horn sounded.

  • Upcoming sports on the local scene

    The local sports schedule for the next few weeks is:

    Tuesday, Feb. 10

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at North Hardin (7:30), Washington County at Taylor County (6:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — KSD at Campbellsville (7:30) and Washington County at Taylor County (7:30).

    Thursday, Feb. 12

    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (8:00).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (6:00).

  • CU New Testament professor to speak

    Dr. Jarvis Williams, assistant professor of New Testament and Greek at Campbellsville University's School of Theology, will present the next faculty colloquium at CU today in Room 15 of the Administration Building.

    The colloquium is titled "Maccabean Martyr Traditions and Paul's Conception of Jesus' Death in Romans Reconsidered:

    Insights from Maccabean Martyr Theology?"

    The public is invited to the free colloquium, which is at 4 p.m.

  • CU art professor to exhibit work

    Campbellsville University art professor, Linda J. Cundiff, who is chair of the department of art at CU, will host an art exhibit through Feb. 6 in the Art Gallery.

    A reception in her honor will be Monday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Art Gallery. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

    Cundiff, who has taught at CU since 1982, will display pastel paintings, prismacolor drawings, acrylic paintings and pen and ink drawings.

    Cundiff said the pieces in the exhibit are recent work and most have not been exhibited elsewhere.

  • Pregnancy class is Feb. 6

    Pregnant? If so, you are invited to attend a KIDS NOW educational program titled "The No's of Pregnancy."

    The Taylor County Health Department will host the class Friday, Feb. 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Each participant will receive a baby gift bag and chances to win other prizes.

    A light lunch will be served for expectant mothers and a guest. For more information, or to reserve a spot, call (866) 213-8739.


  • Tiger wrestlers win three at CU duals, move to 11th in NAIA poll

    The Campbellsville University wrestling team, which moved from 19th to No. 11 in the latest NAIA ratings, went 3-0 in the Campbellsville Duals on Jan. 24 with victories over first-year program Hannibal-LaGrange, No. 7 Notre Dame and No. 12 University of the Cumberlands. No. 14 King College was also in the field.

    In all, the Tigers of coach Franky James lost only five individual matches on the day and had several wins over wrestlers who are ranked higher in the polls.

    Campbellsville Duals

    Team results

    Campbellsville    3-0

  • CU to host General Secretary of Baptist World Alliance

    Neville Callam, general secretary of the Baptist World Alliance, will present an address as part of Campbellsville University's "Baptist Heritage Series" at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4 in the Ransdell Chapel.

    Callam, an ordained minister and graduate of the United Theological College of the West Indies, The University of the West Indies, Harvard Divinity School, is a specialist in Christian ethics and theology.

    The address is part of CU's chapel service and is open to the public.

    He will also speak at a 6:30 p.m. service at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

  • Lady Tigers win 79-66 on road, now 20-3 and rated 12th

    The Campbellsville University Lady Tiger basketball team continued its winning ways on Saturday with a 79-66 victory at St. Catherine College.

    Three Lady Tigers reached double-digit scoring. Whitney Ballinger led the way with 21 points and pulled down 10 rebounds while Kristi Ensminger contributed 14 points and led the team with 11 rebounds and Courtney Danis added 12 points.

    Campbellsville in still unscathed in conference as they sit with a 5-0 record in the Mid-South Conference and are ranked No. 12 in the nation.

  • Lady Cards lose at Adair, rebound for road win over Caverna

    Adair County led 6-0 and never trailed in downing the visiting Taylor County Lady Cardinals 71-54 on Monday night.

    The Lady Cardinals, who hit 22 of 25 free throws, were led by the 17-point efforts of MeLeigha Pollock and Hope Wigginton while Mercedes Cox contributed 14.

    D.J. Ballou led the crisp-passing Lady Indians with 17 points while McKenzie Martin had 16 and Chelsea Beard 10.

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    The Lady Cardinals, who visit Marion County on Friday, bested Caverna 64-48 on Tuesday.