Today's News

  • Future dim for softball leagues

    The county will have Veterans Memorial Park's 24 light poles inspected to see if they need to be replaced before having work done on the electrical systems.

    At a special-called meeting Tuesday evening, magistrates on the Taylor County Fiscal Court voted 4 - 1 to spend $3,900 to have them inspected and make sure they're in good shape before the wiring work is started.

  • Middle school golfers earn Masters’ title


    Taylor County won the Middle School Masters Golf Tournament on Saturday at Battlefield Golf Course in Richmond. The Cardinals shot a 293 and defeated 16 other squads. Cooper Parks, who was the medalist, was joined on the all-tournament team with Jake Kehoe and Tanner Parks.

  • Keefes become part of NFL Draft


  • May 7-20 games

    Thursday, May 7
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Campbellsville at Barren County, Elizabethtown at Taylor County (5:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Green County at Campbellsville (5:30).
    Friday, May 8
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Taylor County at North Hardin.
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Taylor County in Best of the West in Bowling Green.
    Saturday, May 9

  • Public Record 5-4-15

    • Lindsey N. Hash, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, $535 in fine and costs, $400 probated conditional on 6 months with no lapse in insurance.

    • Skylar Blake Morgan, obstructed vision and/or windshield, proof filed, dismissed.

    • Charles William Ralls, speeding, dismissed.

    • William Her Jacobs, driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs, second offense, $868 in fine and costs, 14 days to serve, license suspended for 12 months, 12-month ADE.

  • CU hosting conference May 18-19 in Louisville

    Campbellsville University will host Dr. Robert Smith, professor of Christian teaching at Beeson Divinity School of Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., as the keynote speaker in a two-day evangelistic preaching conference “Called to One Hope” May 18-19 in Louisville at the Louisville Education Center, 2300 Greene Way, Louisville, Ky.

  • Lamb triplets earn prestigious piano honor

    Blair Lamb was at the Lucky Vista Motel, helping her group shoot a video for a project in one of her classes. Only her mind wasn’t on the project.

    She was waiting — waiting to hear if she had been accepted for the Governor’s School for the Arts program.

    So, with lighting and sound equipment all around her, she couldn’t help but sit there, staring at her phone as everyone else focused on getting their movie done.

    But she wasn’t alone in her misery.

  • Three-vehicle wreck ends in one fatality

    A Campbellsville man died and a Bradfordsville, Ky., woman was hospitalized after a head-on collision early on Thursday afternoon near Marion County, said a report by Deputy Dickie Benningfield of the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office.

    Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney declared Joseph “Rufus” Wade, 70, dead at the scene of the accident, said the report. It also stated that Elizabeth Miller, 85, was flown via Air Evac to University of Louisville Hospital.

  • Chamber hands out yearly awards

    A state senator, a restaurant, a teacher and an insurance agency were honored at the 66th annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet.

    Kentucky State Senator Max Wise (R-Campbellsville) was awarded the Everette Lee Citizen of the Year Award. Becky Nash and Larry “Fella” Wilson were also nominated.

    “First and foremost, I just want to thank God for blessing me with everything that I have in my life,” Wise said. “There’s nothing that I have today that’s not without Jesus Christ.”

  • Eagles run-rule Cardinals 11-1