Today's News

  • Cardinals finish fourth at Panama City Bash

    Taylor County High School fell to Allen County-Scottsville 9-7 in the third-place game of the Panama City Beach Bash in baseball action last week in Florida.
    The Cardinals (10-4) began the week with a 21-0, five-inning thrashing of Bullitt Central on April 6.
    Jordan Nicholas (four innings) and Griffin Hall (one) combined for the shutout with Daniel Carney getting three hits (two doubles and a single) and Tyler Frogge, Hunter McQueary and Jack Miller getting two hits apiece.

  • Lady Eagles split tilts at Southern


  • Eagles’ bats pick up, but still 2-4 on Florida swing


  • Duh, declaring now only helps the school you’re leaving


  • April 14-23 games

    Tuesday, April 14
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Adair County at Taylor County (6:00), Marion County at Campbellsville (5:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Adair County at Campbellsville (6:00), Marion County at Taylor County (6:00).
    UNIVERSITY BASEBALL — Campbellsville at Union (Ky.) (3:00).
    UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL — Cumberland (Tenn.) at Campbellsville (DH-2:00).
    Wednesday, April 15
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Taylor County at Bardstown (5:30).

  • Kirtley is first female president of IFAC


    The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has announced that Olivia Kirtley, CPA, CGMA, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the International Federation of Accountants.

    Kirtley is a former Campbellsville resident and is the daughter of Raymond Tye and Cora Faulkner of Campbellsville. She is married to Dr. Lewis Ray Kirtley, who is also formerly of Campbellsville.

    She succeeds Warren Allen and is the first female president in IFAC history, as well as the first representative from the business community to serve in that position.

  • Green County teacher surrenders at Taylor County Detention Center


    A math teacher accused of inappropriate contact with a student at Green County High School turned himself in at the Taylor County Detention Center on Wednesday afternoon.

    Thomas Williams, 27, of Russell Springs, was charged with three counts of first-degree sexual abuse, according to a report by Detective Clint Walker of the Kentucky State Police.

  • Holmes makes Kentucky, and Campbellsville, very proud


    In a week where many Kentucky fans were disappointed to see their basketball Wildcats fall in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament, another Wildcat continued to make the state, and especially his hometown of Campbellsville, quite proud.

     On Sunday, J.B. Holmes wrapped up another tournament title on the PGA TOUR, winning the Shell Houston Open.

  • 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.