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Today's News

  • Oliver newest club member

     

    Ezra Oliver signed scholarship papers to fish at Campbellsville University last Tuesday and on Saturday he became the 27th member of the Taylor County High School Cardinal boys’ 1,000-point club.
    Oliver finished with 18 points in the 79-65 loss at Lexington Catholic with TreVon Smith lead the way for the Cardinals with 25.
    Austin Ellis and Dylan Gaines concluded the TCHS scoring with 12 and 10 points, respectively.

  • Clinton leads once, last in 54-53 win over CHS

     

  • Lady Indians lead from start to finish

     

  • Indians best Cards to clinch top district seed

     

  • Who is Clem Haskins?

     

  • Local artist performs in Australia

    A local country artist made his way “Down Under” to perform in Australia’s largest music festival.

    Tony McKee can now add international performer to his list of achievements as he played for a crowd of more than 10,000 people at the Tamworth Country Music Festival on Saturday Jan. 21, and will again this Saturday. The festival lasts 10 days and has more than 700 artists. McKee said the festival is compared to the CMA Fest that is hosted in Nashville.

  • Livestock club offers different kind of learning

    The Taylor County Livestock Club is taking a new look at the livestock industry. 

    The special interest group being offered in Taylor County is giving children the opportunity to learn about animals, grain, and hay, and also improve their decision-making skills.

    “You don’t have to live on a farm to participate,” said Taylor County Extension Agent for 4-H/Youth Development Amanda Sublett.

    The group is open to anyone interested in farm animals, considering becoming a veterinarian or wanting to compete and travel the state.

  • ‘Quilts of Honor’ created for veterans

    When it comes to supporting veterans, some people join groups, host events or donate money to causes. But some quilt.

    There is a new organization in town wanting to offer a little something extra to those who have served our country. The Quilts of Honor Taylor County Chapter is the first chapter in Kentucky in the national Quilts of Honor program.

    The mission of Quilts of Honor is to bestow a universal symbol and token of thanks, solace, and remembrance to those who serve in harm’s way to protect and defend our lives and freedoms.

  • Can one person run county’s park?

    The Taylor County Fiscal Court will advertise for a parks director to oversee Veterans Memorial Park, the adjacent Community Center and other county properties.

    At a special-called meeting Monday evening, magistrates voted unanimously to advertise for the position. That advertisement appears in today’s paper on page A13. All applications will be due by the end of the day on Monday, Jan. 30.

  • Backpack program feeds hungry kids

    With the chilly season still looming, it makes it hard for some children to get a warm meal. But there is a program in Campbellsville and Taylor County that is helping feed hungry kids.

    The Campbellsville and Taylor County family resource centers began a Backpack Food Program in 2007.

    Students at both districts and at the combined Campbellsville/Taylor County Head Start can be referred to the program, and receive a bag of food to take home each weekend.