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Today's News

  • Cards advance to state tournament

     

  • Back on region top

     

  • TCHS reaches first region finals since 1983

     

    Taylor County is returning to its first Boys' Fifth Region Basketball Tournament championship game since 1983 as the Cardinals knocked off North Hardin 65-55 on Monday night.

    Brandon Berry and Quentin Goodin had 20-point outings for TCHS while Cam Morgeson added 10 and Austin Webster eight rebounds.

    The Cardinals maintained a 26-22 half-time lead despite Berry and Goodin missing much of the second quarter with two fouls.

  • Local man faces federal indictment for possession of child pornography

    Campbellsville resident Lonnie Harness faces federal indictments that accuse him of possession of child pornography.

    A teleconference with his public defender, federal prosecutors and Judge Greg N. Stivers of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky in Bowling Green is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, March 19.

    Commonwealth’s Attorney Shelly Miller said they should know more about his status after that hearing.

  • Plummer shaving head for a cancer cure

    McKenzie Plummer’s headaches just kept getting worse and worse.

    For three or four days at a time, she couldn’t open the blinds and needed her room to be completely dark.

    Eventually, her headaches began happening on a daily basis.

    “I would get these really sharp pains that would pretty much paralyze me, and I’d fall in the floor,” she said. “One day, I was just like, ‘I have to go to the doctor.’”

  • Winter? Snow problem!

    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, for the second time, in two weeks, declared a state of emergency in the state after a snowstorm.

    “Two significant winter storms nearly back-to-back are rare in Kentucky and pose a challenge for our emergency management teams, road crews and local emergency responders,” Beshear said in a press release.

    The state of emergency authorized deployment of National Guard troops and other state resources.

  • Bruckers seek separate trials

    Dale and Brianna Brucker, both accused in the murder of a 3-year-old, appeared separately before Taylor County Circuit Court on Tuesday afternoon.

    Both are still shown as lodged at Taylor County Detention Center, but they are represented by two different attorneys, Brianna Brucker, 22, is being represented by Liberty, Ky., attorney Donald Thomas, while Dale Brucker, 28, is being represented by Shonda West-Stiles of the Columbia Department of Public Advocacy.

  • Cards advance to region semis

     

    Taylor County used a 14-4 second-quarter run and a 25-7 third frame to pull away from Bethlehem 75-50 in the last opening-round game of the Boys' Fifth Region Tournament late Saturday afternoon at Green County High School.

    "I didn't think we were tight," Cardinals' head coach Richard Gatewood said of his team's 16-15 deficit after a banked-in three from Eagle senior Jude Hutchins early in the second period. "But, we were rusty from being off a week (and not practicing on Thursday)."

  • Boys' Fifth Region Tournament scores

     

    Boys’ Fifth Region Tournament at Green County
    Saturday, March 7

    Elizabethtown 76, Caverna 63
    Bardstown 59, Adair County 38
    North Hardin 85, Green County 69
    Taylor County 75, Bethlehem 50
    Monday, March 9
    Bardstown 62, Elizabethtown 48
    Taylor County 65, North Hardin 55
    Tuesday, March 10 (championship)
    Taylor County 58, Bardstown 39

  • Mid-South Conference Basketball Tournaments

    Mid-South Conference Tournaments
    Women

    Campbellsville 68, St. Catharine 60
    Cumberland (Tenn.) 59, Pikeville 56
    Cumberlands 65, Lindsey Wilson 65
    Shawnee State 74, Georgetown 64 (OT)
    Semi-finals (March 7)
    Campbellsville 52, Cumberland (Tenn.) 45
    Shawnee State 56, Cumberlands 51

    Championship (March 8)

    Shawnee State 74, Campbellsville 67 (OT)