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Today's News

  • Legos at the Library

     

    From castles and cars to battle ships and houses, local children put their creativity to the test last Saturday.

    Taylor County Public Library hosted its second annual Lego contest, with those participating given an hour to build their creations from scratch. There were 14 entries in the competition.

    In the ages 4 to 7 category, Everest Garrett won first place. Hannah Wheeler was second and Andy Childers took home third place.

  • UPS gets permission to use special vehicles in city

    Residents of some local subdivisions will soon sharing the road with alternative UPS vehicles during the holiday season.

    In an effort to improve the efficiency and speed of package delivery, UPS officials submitted a request to the City of Campbellsville to conduct an experiment that has proved successful in other communities.

    The request was discussed at Campbellsville City Council's special meeting on Monday.

  • Man charged with committing federal drug crimes

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with committing federal drug crimes.

    Harold Jermaine Barnett, 33, of Underwood Street, was arrested on Nov. 4, after a federal grand jury charged him last month with possession with intent to distribute a large amount of cocaine.

    Campbellsville Police officers and Kentucky State Police DESI West troopers made the arrest.

    According to court records, Barnett was lodged at the Warren County Regional Jail in Bowling Green at 1:15 p.m. on Nov. 4.

  • Planning to remodel Campbellsville schools begins

    Plans to use the money generated from a Campbellsville schools nickel tax are now officially in the works.

    At Monday night's regular Campbellsville Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Mike Deaton was given permission to begin the process of getting design professionals to work on construction plans.

    In August, Board members voted unanimously to set the District's property tax rate at 53.2 cents per $100 of assessed value.

  • TCHS band ends marching season as grand champions

     

    Taylor County High School Marching Band ended its season being named grand champion this past Saturday.

    The band traveled to Clayton, Ohio, to compete in the Mid-States Band Association Class AA Championships.

    The contest was at Northmont High School and featured 19 bands from Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.

    In the preliminary round, the Marching Cardinals earned a distinguished rating, placed second and had the best scores in music and general effect.

  • CES students tour downtown Campbellsville

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School third-grade students recently toured downtown Campbellsville and met with many governmental leaders to discuss their roles as officials.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young met with students at the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    Campbellsville Police Officer Ryan Jewell and Campbellsville Fire & Rescue Chief Kyle Smith also spoke to students.

    The students toured the police station, fire department and EMS headquarters.

  • Community leaders read to CES students

     

    Campbellsville schools' Family Resource Center recently sponsored the program, "A Few Good Men and Women," which gives community leaders the opportunity to read to Campbellsville Elementary School students in the classroom.

  • TCHS students tour ECTC

     

    Taylor County High School students recently toured Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Students were served dinner by the culinary arts department and given a tour of all the technical and associate degree programs.

    Students were given information on admission requirements, four-year degrees and financial services.

    The trip was funded by the 21st Century Program.

  • TCMS names Student Leaders of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School Student Leaders of the Week for the Week of Nov. 10 are Mary Farmer, Mary Deering, Hannah Phillips, Dalton Nunn and Hope Nannery.

  • TCMS names Student Leaders of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School Student Leaders of the Week for the Week of Nov. 10 are Mary Farmer, Mary Deering, Hannah Phillips, Dalton Nunn and Hope Nannery.