Today's News

  • What I learned in 13.1 miles


    They say you learn something new every day, and I can’t argue with that.

    I learn things at work, and I learn from my wife and son. Lately, though, a lot of my learning has come from running.

  • County votes not to pay for land study


    Magistrates on the Taylor County Fiscal Court are in favor of a proposed project to turn the old Fruit of the Loom property into a shopping center, and for tax increment financing to make that happen.

    But at Tuesday night’s meeting, they unanimously also voted against spending $15,000 on a feasibility study of that project.

  • Vancleave fights cancer with a smile


    The entire year of 2013 was a constant battle for Dianna Vancleave.

    “That was the year to see if I was going to make it or break it,” Vancleave said.

    With a positive attitude and her humor on her side, that is exactly what she did as she fought breast cancer, and won.

    Breast cancer statistics from The American Cancer Society estimate that 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.  

  • CU roundball Tigers reload for another run at nationals


  • Huge district battles this week for local gridiron teams


  • Homemaker week to be celebrated Oct.11-17


    Taylor County Homemakers are celebrating Kentucky Extension Homemaker Association Week this week. This year’s celebration is Oct. 11-17, and is a way to recognize the contributions that homemakers provide to the state and their counties.
    Homemaker president Cyndy Humble suspects that the Taylor County Homemakers is one of the largest women’s organizations in Taylor County.

  • Firefighter recovering from 2014 accident


    For local firefighter Alex Quinn, the last 12 months or so have been a struggle. But he’s been recovering and bettering his life.

    “I got married, I’m going back to school,” Quinn said earlier this week. “I’ve just been getting back to a normal life, getting back on firefighting runs.”

  • Escaped inmates still at large


    Local law enforcement officers are trying to find two inmates who allegedly escaped from the Taylor County Detention Center Wednesday afternoon after leaving an assigned work detail.

    The Campbellsville Police Department confirmed that Joshua Gill and Michael Tetreault walked off during work release around 2:25 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, and took off in a white unmarked Ford Crown Victoria.

    The stolen vehicle was recovered on Wednesday evening, but both men are still at large, police said. The plate number has not been released.

  • Therapy dog helping TCMS students


    A new “staff” member at Taylor County Middle School is giving the students in Nicole Britton’s class of exceptional children something to look forward to every day.

    That new staff member is a 12-week-old Aussiedoodle named Merle.

    Merle is in the process of becoming a certified therapy dog.

    “We are the only school I know of that has a dog on staff full-time,” Britton joked.

  • TCHS finishes 15th in boys' state golf


    Taylor County High School boys’ golf team finished 15th at the Leachman-Buick-GMC-Cadillac KHSAA State Tournament in Bowling Green last week.
    The Cardinals (320) did not make the cut (12 of 24 teams) on Oct. 6, but freshman Cooper Parks finished tied for 40th individually with a two-day total of 11-over 155 (75-80).
    Other scores for coach Scott Parks’ team were Tanner Parks (80), McKinley Knopp (82), Jake Kehoe (83) and Clay Barnett (85).