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Today's News

  • Weather delays school construction

    The two Taylor County Schools construction projects are behind schedule, largely due to the weather.

    At Thursday night’s Taylor County Board of Education special-called meeting, Taylor County School Superintendent Roger Cook stated that construction at the new high school is about 70 days behind, while construction at the new elementary school is 55 or 60 days behind.

    “If we ever get dry weather, in August possibly, then it’ll go a lot faster, probably,” Cook said.

  • Police seek person of interest in local auto break-ins

    The Campbellsville Police Department is looking for a “person of interest” in connection with a string of break-ins of unlocked cars in the area.

    CPD Sgt. Shannon Wilson said that in roughly the past two weeks, there have been at least five such incidents, wherein the person breaks in to an unlocked car and steals some of the contents.

    Wilson said he has gone to Taylor County Attorney John Bertram to get an arrest warrant.

  • Wickliffe left his mark on community

     

  • Coach Sam affected many lives — on and off the field

     

  • Prep golf starts with David ‘Big Daddy’ Parsons Classics

     

  • Local sports schedule (July 31-Aug. 21)

    Friday, July 31
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ GOLF — Taylor County in Green County Lady
    Dragon Invitational.
    Saturday, Aug. 1
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ GOLF — David Parsons “Big Daddy” Cardinal Classic at Campbellsville Country Club.
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ GOLF — David Parsons “Big Daddy” Lady Cardinal Classic at Campbellsville Country Club.
    Monday, Aug. 3
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ GOLF — Taylor County in Old Stone Invitational.

  • The good in a bad resume

    In the “What’s Trending” segment on The Today Show last Friday, July 24, Savannah Guthrie reported on an advertising executive who sent out two resumes. The first was your typical resume showing successes and accomplishments.

  • Chance, or a providential meeting?

     

    A young Marine opened the flap of the tent and called out the the several Marines inside, “Is there anyone in here from Kentucky?”

    The Marines had been slogging through the mud in Okinawa some 71 years ago.

    The Marine asking the question was Robert B. Oldham, and the person who spoke up, saying, “I’m from Kentucky,” was Bruce Heilman.

  • Early Days July 30, 2015

    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 28, 2005

    Shirley Kilby Matney was honored with a surprise 60th birthday party on Sunday, July 3, at the Green River Lake Corps' Pavilion.

    Jenny Netherland was honored with a bridal shower on June 11 at the home of Jill Chandler. Netherland married Jim Miller on July 26 in Hilton Head, S.C.

  • Chase ends in kidnapping charges

    A Taylor County man is in jail after being charged with kidnapping and numerous other charges in an incident that took place across at least three counties Thursday.

    Marion Fisher, 34, of Taylor County, is lodged in the Boyle County Detention Center in Danville, Ky. Fisher was arrested after a lengthy incident, according to a report from the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office.