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Today's News

  • Kentucky State Police statistics

    During the month of October, Kentucky State Police troopers working in the Post 15 area of Taylor, Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Russell and Washington counties investigated 26 traffic collisions.

    There were three fatal crashes in October in the Post 15 area.

    Dianna L. Cheser, 44, of Springfield, was killed on Oct. 4 in Washington County.

    Billy Grider, 41, of Columbia, was killed on Oct. 7 in Adair County.

    And Mackenzie Bryant, 17, of Jamestown, was killed on Oct. 11 in Russell County.

  • Clerk releases precinct by precinct election results

     

    Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney recently released precinct by precinct results for the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

    To download the results, click the link below.

  • CMS students dress up for Red Ribbon Week

     

    Campbellsville Middle School hosted Red Ribbon Week the week of Oct. 27-31. Students participated in dress-up days and received a red ribbon to wear for the week.

    The week commemorates the work of Special Agent Camarena and his dedication to eliminating drugs in the United States. Red Ribbon week has been celebrated the last week of October each year since 1985.

    Monday was wear red day.

    Tuesday was be a hero ... help encourage and respect others day.

  • CMS students visit dairy farm

     

    Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grade students recently visited Corbin's Dairy Farm through a grant provided by KidFriendly.

    KidFriendly grant supports efforts to provide real-life career experiences to students through on site trips.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Oct. 31.

    They are kindergartener Molly Myers, first-grader William Bennett, second-grader Alissa Bowers, third-grader Emily Storms, fourth-graders Liberty Albrecht and Jeffrey Sprowles and fifth-grader Billy Mattingly.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Nov. 5.

    They are freshman Drew Benningfield, sophomore Rylen Smith, junior Grace Bertram and senior Kassie Miller.

  • Saving the Planet

     

    It's a bit cold as they sort through the cardboard, plastic bottles and cans, but they don't seem to mind. And the cool temperature didn't keep residents from dropping off items to be recycled.

    Taylor County Conservation District Junior Board members hosted a recycling drive at Miller Park on Saturday.

    The board members partnered with Taylor County Homemakers, Taylor County Fiscal Court and City of Campbellsville in an effort to increase awareness about the importance of recycling and its impact on the community. 

  • TCHS graduate earns Eagle Scout rank

     

    His grandfather and father received the honor. And when his grandfather died two years ago, Chris Burch said he knew he had to become an Eagle Scout too.

    Burch, 18, graduated from Taylor County High School in May.

    A longtime Boy Scout, Burch began working toward the Eagle Scout rank at age 11. Since then, he has completed 21 merit badges and done a community service project to get the honor, which is the highest a Boy Scout can achieve.

  • Forcht Broadcasting buys radio stations

    Forcht Broadcasting Corp. of Corbin has reached an agreement with Commonwealth Broadcasting Co. of Taylor and Marion counties to buy the assets of radio stations WCKQ-FM Q-104 and WTCO-AM ESPN Radio in Campbellsville and WGRK-FM K-Country 105.7 in Greensburg.
    The agreement is subject to approval by the Federal Communications Commission.

  • Grain profitability discussed at Ag Council