Today's News

  • Final tobacco buyout payments coming


    Ten years after the tobacco buyout, producers who opted for 10-year annual payments are expected to receive the final 5-percent of their last payment around Oct. 30.

    Pat Hardesty, county extension agent for Agriculture & Natural Resources, said about half of tobacco producers opted for the Tobacco Transition Payment Program in 2004. The other half took a discounted lump sum offered by Farm Credit Services and some banks in exchange for their annual payments.

  • Man charged in murder-for-hire attempt


    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with attempting to hire people to kill a local woman.

    Timothy R. Davis, 27, of Lyon Street, was arrested Saturday at about 1:30 a.m. at his home.

    According to his arrest warrant, Davis is accused of making numerous threats while he was incarcerated at the Taylor County Detention Center to kill a local woman when he was released. The warrant states that Davis also allegedly attempted to hire other inmates to murder the woman.

  • Lady Cardinals seventh after state golf first day


  • CHS, TCHS face stern district tests

    Campbellsville’s and Taylor County’s gridiron groups will be heavy underdogs when they battle district foes on Friday night in week seven of high school football.
    Taylor County (2-4), coming off its first district win since 2010, hosts Lexington Catholic which upended previously-unbeaten Boyle County 26-17 last week.

  • Eagle JV earns top seed for play-offs

    Campbellsville earned the top seed in next week’s conference play-offs with a 24-6 weather-shortened victory over Marion County on Monday
    The Eagles led 8-0 on Austyn Thornton’s 45-yard pass from Devonte Cubit and Cubit’s conversion run.
    However, the Knights cut it to 8-6 on a 50-yard TD run.
    Stone Williams’ 30-yard scoring run and Charles Johnson’s two-point run made it 16-6 before Arick Groves galloped home from 50 yards and Johnson tacked on his second conversion.

  • 5-1 starts don't guarantee Cats, Cards anything


  • TCMS boys' team collects state golf crown


    Taylor County captured the Boys’ Middle School State Golf Championships on Saturday at the University Club in Lexington.
    The Cardinals, coached by Scott Parks, shot a 322 to take the crown among the 24 teams entered.
    Cooper Parks had the top morning score with his 74 while Jake Kehoe and Tanner Parks finished with 77 and 79, respectively.
    Rounding out the TCMS unit were Landon Shively with a 92 and Hayes Mason shot 93.
    Cooper Parks is also a member of the TCHS varsity team which plays in the state on Friday.

  • Waddle said 1986 golfers also had fire


  • Sports calendar for November

    Upward Basketball/Cheerleading sign-ups by Nov. 2
    Upward Basketball

    For: Boys and girls 4 years old (by Oct. 1st)-4th Grade. Early registration: through Nov. 2 ($60 per player, after Nov. 2 cost is $70). Note: This year shorts are NOT included but can be added at $12 per player.
    Upward Cheerleading
    For: Girls 4 years old (by Oct. 1) through 6th Grade. Early registration: through Nov. 2 ($65 per cheerleader, after Nov. 2 cost is $75).
    You may also register online at www.cvillebaptist.com.

  • Danville decks visiting Campbellsville 40-0