Today's News

  • County fire department offered free land

    Though they have been offered the land for free, they say it's not the best place for a fire substation.

    Last October, Taylor County Fire & Rescue officials told county officials that they don't have enough room and asked for help to solve the problem. Since then, magistrates have discussed the possible purchase of land for a fire station or substation.

    On Tuesday, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers told magistrates that the county has been offered - for free - five acres of land in Heartland Commerce and Technology Park.

  • Jail takes over recycling center


    He tosses the empty bottle in with the rest of them. A large box sits behind him, also waiting to be sorted. And in the back wait many, many more boxes.

    Many people might not want the job. But for him, it's a way out of his small cell for the day. And, it provides a service to Taylor Countians.

  • Sheriff's tax audit released

    State Auditor Adam Edelen recently released the annual audit of the 2012 financial statement of Taylor County Sheriff Allen Newton's office.

    State law requires two annual audits of each county sheriff's office, one on the sheriff's tax account and the other on the fee account used to operate the office.

    The audit found Newton's financial statement fairly represents the revenues, expenditures and excess fees for the period ending Dec. 31, 2012. The statement was also found in conformity with the regulatory basis of accounting.

  • EKU triumph in OVC title tilt provided local flavor


  • Lady Tigers win tourney to complete MSC sweep


  • E-town turns back TC


  • CES celebrates Dr. Seuss


    From Thing 1 and Thing 2 to Horton and Cindy Lou Who, Campbellsville Independent students made Dr. Seuss's book characters come to life.

    Originally planned for last week, but rescheduled to this week because of winter weather, Campbellsville Elementary School is celebrating Dr. Seuss and his writings this week, in honor of his birthday on March 2.

    Tuesday was the day students could dress as their favorite Dr. Seuss character.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 14.

    They are, from left, third-grader Jayden McCubbin and fifth-grader Lathan Hamilton.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of Feb. 21.

    They are Alyssa Benningfield, Sienna Haffner, Easton Corbin and Daniel Taylor. Linda Lou Couch isn't pictured.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 21.

    They are kindergartener Jocelyn Begley, second-grader Kylee Farmer and first-grader Haley England.