Today's News

  • Early Days April 9, 2015


    April 7, 2005

    Chris Brunelle will spend about a month recuperating from a suicide bomber attack that left one soldier dead and Brunelle and another solider burned. All three were in Iraq with the 623rd Field Artillery (Alpha Battery) based in Tompkinsville.

    Darlene Humphress and the Central Kentucky News-Journal have been recognized with the American Cancer Society’s 2004 Media Award for Print Best Single Story for a rural market. 

  • Cook honored by state board


    The Kentucky Board of Education recently presented the sixth annual Dr. Johnnie Grissom Award to Taylor County Superintendent Roger Cook.

    The award recognizes those who exhibit leadership, commitment and service to promote high student achievement through instructional equity and in closing the achievement gap for all children.

    Cook was nominated by Charles Higdon, assistant superintendent for the Taylor County School District.

  • GOP treasurer primary heats up


    Eight candidates - five Democrats and three Republicans - are running for state treasurer in the May 19 primary. This article introduces the three Republicans - Allison Ball, Kenny Imes and Jon Larson.

    Democratic primary candidates are Neville Blakemore, Jim Glenn, Daniel Grossberg, Richard Henderson and Rick Nelson.

    The Kentucky Treasurer election will take place on Nov. 3, 2015.


    Jon Larson

  • Sewer project bids revealed


    Campbellsville City Council members will have two bids each from five different contractors to choose from for the water and sewer expansion for the new Taylor County High School building on Ky. 210.

    There were bids on both 10-inch pipes and 12-inch pipes connecting the new TCHS campus to the sewer plant. Stotts Construction of Columbia had the lowest bid on 10-inch pipes and Cumberland Pipeline of Russell Springs had the lowest bid on 12-inch pipes. The project will cost a minimum of about $450,000.

  • Tough 10-day stretch for Holmes' family


  • Parsons' PGA TOUR weeks start on Mondays


  • Holmes comes up big with No. 4 PGA TOUR triumph


  • Flanagans celebrate anniversary

    Dan and Virginia Flanagan will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception on Sunday, April 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Virginia P. Flanagan Technology Center on the campus at Campbellsville University.

    In lieu of any gifts, the family invites you to write a note of congratulations and memories to be included in a memory book for Dan and Ginny. Dan and Ginny were married on April 4, 1965, at the Jamestown First Baptist Church.

  • Flanagans celebrate anniversary
  • TCES Academic Team wins region

    The Taylor County Elementary School academic team participated in the 2015 Regional Governor’s Cup Competition on Tuesday, March 17 (Future Problem Solving and Composition) and Saturday, March 21 (Quick Recall and Written Assessments) in Gamaliel, Ky.

    They are coached by Jamie Corbin and Jessica McCubbin.