Today's News

  • Overlapping seasons can be a good and bad thing


  • High school football

    Friday, Nov. 17 results

    (regional championship games)
    Class A
    Campbellsville 44, Crittenden County 8
    Beechwood 35, Ky. Country Day 14
    Raceland 31, Paintsville 14
    Pikeville 14, Hazard 9
    Class 2A
    Mayfield 40, Owensboro Catholic 7
    Christian Academy 24, DeSales 3
    Glasgow 40, Monroe County 14
    Danville 49, Lexington Christian 7
    Class 3A
    Elizabethtown 52, Caldwell County 6
    Boyle County 57, Lex. Catholic 15

  • Cubit's five-TD game propels Eagles past Rockets


  • Now that's good business!


    You’ve heard the old saying, “the customer is always right,” but is that still the case when the customer presents an ad with a sale price that is 40 years old?

    Apparently, yes it is.

    That’s exactly what happened at Druther’s in Campbellsville recently, as a customer walked in with an ad from this newspaper that was originally published back in 1977.

  • Fiscal court discusses use of red and blue lights by coroner's office


    The final payment for the Taylor County Fire Station and whether to let Coroner Daniel Cook use red and blue lights were the hot topics at this month’s Taylor County Fiscal Court meeting.

    Cook must ask for written permission for he and his deputies to use red and/or blue lights on their coroner cars and that the fiscal court must sign off on that.

    Magistrate John Gaines could not be convinced that they were needed.

    The other four magistrates did sign the form Cook brought to suffice the KRS 189.290 document.


  • Wise named chair of Senate Education Committee


    Campbellsville and Taylor County are strongly represented when it comes to education in the state legislature, especially with the latest announcement that State Sen. Max Wise (R-Campbellsville) has been named chairman of the Senate Education Committee.

    In a statement released on Wise’s Twitter page, he briefly outlined his plan in this new role.

  • Ashby gets life for 2016 murder


    A Taylor County man has been ordered to spend the rest of his life behind bars for a murder he committed last year.

    Rocky T. Ashby, 37, was sentenced to life in prison in Taylor County Circuit Court Tuesday for the murder of 35-year-old Tara Simpson Lamer in July 2016.

    However, Ashby will be able to appear before a parole board after serving 20 years of his sentence.

    Ashby faced charges of murder-domestic violence, second-degree burglary, and first-degree wanton endangerment from the incident that occurred on July 16, 2016.

  • Early Days November 16, 2017

    10 Years Ago — 2007


    • Amory Cox, a junior biology major from Campbellsville, was crowned University of Kentucky fall homecoming queen on Saturday, Oct. 27. She is the daughter of Ben and Regina Cox of Campbellsville.

    • Taylor County Middle School’s seventh-grade girls’ basketball team finished with a 14-5 record and the runner-up spot in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference Tournament. The team is coached by DeAusha Atkinson and Mike Pollock.

  • Long-time play-by-play announcer moving on


  • Fast start fizzles out as CU football suffers setback