Today's News

  • CES names Box Top winners


    Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-grade students who brought the most Box Tops to school were recently announced. King is Spencer Swafford and the Queen is Christa Riggs.

    Other winners include Abbie Dicken, Sarah Ford, Reagan Knight, John Michael Netherland, Christa Riggs, Davon Cecil, Caleigh Bright, Tabitha Burress, Samuel Cox, Tristan Hovious, Selena Ritchie, Daesean Vancleave, Chloe Gupton, Tristan Johnson, Myles Murrell, Piper Rucker, Spencer Swafford, Haley Watson, Casey Hardin, Jeremiah Jackson, Josh Mahan and Jaylah Tucker.

  • Reading in the rain

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    Do you have a little extra time to read with all these spring rain storms? Here are some popular reads at the Taylor County Public Library.

  • CU offers reduced-cost classes during summer

    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is offering summer classes as a way for students to get ahead and avoid the higher cost of tuition.

    "Attending summer school gives a student the opportunity to either catch up or get ahead toward their graduation goal," said Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services. "Taking two summer session classes for three summers would total 18 credit hours, which would be like an extra semester."

  • CES names Students of the Week


    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week. Front, from left, they are Karlee Rakel, Kelsey Powell, Brooklyn Davis, Bryce Newton and Lindsey Nelson. Middle: Damon Kessinger, Bryson Karr, Mikael Vaught, Blase Wheatley, Karley Morris, Daniel Johnson and Savannah Gumm. Back: Gabriel Gutierrez, Devin Lakins, Gracie Miller, Matthew Oliver, John Orberson and Alex Humphress.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week


    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for April 25-29. From left they are senior Matthew Johns, junior Jonathan Rafferty, sophomore Logan Walker and freshman Savannah Rash.

  • Nearly 50 participate in 4-H Talk Meet


    The Taylor County 4-H Talk Meet Competition was Tuesday, Feb. 1 at Taylor County Middle School. Forty-six 4-H members presented speeches at this competition, with many more participating on a classroom level.

    For the competition, 4-H members were grouped in age divisions. A large number of participants came from the 9- and 10-year-old divisions. Both of these age divisions consisted of more than one room of competition. The top two speeches were selected from each room. These individuals advanced to the finals for selection of the overall winner.

  • Rain, Rain, Go Away!

    Taylor County residents were faced with flooding on Tuesday.

    According to Ronnie Dooley, public information coordinator at the Campbellsville/Taylor County E-911 Center, some rural roads became impassible, including Friendship Pike, Fairview Road, Salem Church Road, Palestine Road, Underwood Road and Pitman Valley Road.

    Miller Park Drive, shown above, was closed for a short time on Tuesday until floodwaters receded. Dooley said he hasn't heard of any major damage caused by the flooding.

  • Council says no to Rescue debt

    Campbellsville City Council members opted not to assume Rescue's $170,000 in debt if the service is transferred to the County.

    The Council met in regular session Monday night to discuss changes made to the Rescue/E-911 agreement by Taylor County Fiscal Court. While the Council was in agreement with five of the changes proposed by the Court,  Council members made it clear that the city would not assume Rescue's debt once the operation became the county's responsibility.

  • We want your opinion!

    What did you first think when you heard the news about Osama bin Laden's death?

    Answer the following question and your answer could be published in Thursday's News-Journal:

  • Spring sports schedule

    Thursday, May 19
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL —  Nelson County at Campbellsville (5:30) and Taylor County at Elizabethtown (5:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Campbellsville at Bardstown (6:00).
    Friday, May 20
    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL —  Monroe County at Taylor County (6:00).
    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Danville at Campbellsville (6:00) and Taylor County at John Hardin (6:00).
    Saturday, May 21