Today's News

  • Movie screening assists those with special needs

    Soft lighting and lowered sounds provided a better atmosphere for families with autistic or sensory-sensitive children in Campbellsville last weekend. 

    Growing Minds Learning Center recently worked with Green River Cinema 6 to put on a special showing of ‘Pete’s Dragon’ for children with sensory issues, but they didn’t realize how huge of a success the event would be. 

  • Safety on the farm

    Many farmers and others came out to a Saloma farm Friday morning to learn about grain bin safety, and to learn more about soybean, corn and grain production.

    “Hopefully, what folks will learn today … will keep them safe,” said Taylor County Extension Agent Pat Hardesty.

  • Campbellsville Baptist to turn 225 years old

    Campbellsville Baptist Church, the oldest church in Taylor County, celebrates its 225th anniversary next month.

    As lead pastor Mike O’Neal sees it, the church has survived for as long as it has because it’s kept to the Great Commission and has stayed true to the Bible and to the belief that Jesus is the savior. 

  • Central Kentucky Art Series plans local events

    The Central Kentucky Arts Series is gearing up to bring the arts back home for the 2016-2017 year. 

    And the group believes, with what they have planned for this season, they will do that.

    “We have pulled all of our events from the state of Kentucky,” CKAS member Lisa Gupton said.

  • Celebrating 75 years

    The Taylor County Extension Homemakers celebrated their 75th anniversary at their annual meeting Monday evening at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    County Homemaker President Cyndy Humble said that while they have this kind of meeting every year, this was a special meeting; they’re celebrating the 75th anniversary of the creation of a Homemakers group in Taylor County.

  • Heartland Parkway project in Adair County almost done

    Crews are nearing completion of the Heartland Parkway (KY 55) project in Adair County.

    The $6.99 million project includes 2+1 passing lanes from the Columbia Bypass (mile point 15) to the Adair/Taylor County line (mile point 22), according to a press release from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District Eight Spokesperson Amber Hale.

    A 2+1 road design has a continuous three-lane cross section with alternating passing lanes.

  • District play starts Friday for local gridiron teams


  • TCHS girls take three volleyball matches at CHS


    The Lady Cardinals of Taylor County squad are now 19-2 defeated Campbellsville on the road and Thomas Nelson at home last week.

    Coach Stephen Zink's squad also won the silver division in the Queens of the Court Tournament at Central Hardin the weekend before.

    Taylor County plays hosts LaRue County on Sept. 19 and visits Marion County on Sept. 22.

    Campbellsville (6-6), who defeated Danville 3-0 and Estill County 3-1 on Saturday, will play at Monroe County on Sept. 20.

  • Cards go to 10-0-1 with 7-0 shutout at CHS


    Taylor County High School improved its boys' soccer record to 10-0-1 (with a lone tie vs. Danville on Aug. 23) with a 7-0 shutout at Campbellsville on Thursday.

    The Cardianls got two goals apiece from Tom Gust and Jake Smith with one each from Tate Floyd, Carlo Gloceri and Seth King. Goalkeeper Ben Bertram authored the shutout.

    Campbellsville improved to 5-6 on Saturday with a 1-0 triumph at home vs. Casey County. Daniel Silva got the goal fon an assist from Logan Cole with goalkeeper Zach Bottoms pitching the shutout.

  • Oliver, TCMS golfers, Jackson in headlines


    Last week was a big week for middle school athletics on the local scene.