Today's News

  • County unemployment rate drops again


    According to recently released statistics from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce, Taylor County’s unemployment rate has dropped nearly one percent in September 2017 compared to the same time last year.

    Taylor County’s unemployment rate for September 2017 is recorded at 4 percent, compared to 4.9 percent during September 2016.

    Taylor County’s unemployment rate is tied for the lowest in the Lake Cumberland District, with Casey County also being recorded at 4 percent.

  • Grand Jury returns indictments against 18


    A Taylor County Grand Jury recently handed down indictments against 18 individuals with charges ranging from burglary to assault to drug trafficking.

    The indictments were released on Tuesday, and the following individuals were indicted:

  • Early Days November 2, 2017

    10 Years Ago — 2007

    Gov. Ernie Fletcher was in town Friday afternoon for a stop on his campaign trail. Fletcher faces Democratic candidate Steve Beshear in his bid for reelection in next week’s General Election.

    • Friendship Baptist Church celebrated its 200th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 7. About 300 people attended the service. Friendship Baptist Church is located at 5411 Bengal Road in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days October 26, 2017

    10 Years Ago — 2007

  • Early Days October 19, 2017

    10 Years Ago — 2007

    In response to extreme drought conditions, Gov. Ernie Fletcher has signed an executive order banning all open burning in Kentucky.


    The Taylor County High School Lady Cardinal volleyball squad captured its third consecutive 18th District Volleyball Tournament championship over Marion County on Thursday night in Lebanon.


  • Early Days October 12, 2017

    10 Years Ago — 2007

    The Trotter House, an apartment house on Broadway across from the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department and formerly owned by Dr. James and Sherri Angel, was torn down Wednesday. Campbellsville University purchased the house and formal medical clinic across from CVS Pharmacy in July. The university is planning to construct a building for its school of business where the house once stood.


  • Early Days October 5, 2017

    10 years Ago

    Frances Curry is this year’s Taylor County Homemaker of the Year.

    She tended a garden for more than four decades and made the majority of her and her daughter’s clothes. She has also crocheted throws and made quilts for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She pieced her first quilt at age nine.

  • Early Days September 28, 2017


    September 27, 2007

    Gladys Beard McKinley will be 96 years old on Oct. 1. Born near Roley in Casey County, McKinley is one of 10 children of the late George and Melcena Beard. She married Garnett McKinley and they raised six children.

    Taylor County Girl Scout Troop 222 participated in the official flag retirement ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 9.

    Upward Bound Quartet will be singing Sunday during Yuma Baptist Church’s homecoming.

  • Early Days September 21, 2017


    September 20, 2007

    This year, the Campbellsville Child Development Center is celebrating its 10th year of ministering to children through its daycare and after-school program.

    Campbellsville residents Sparkie Taylor and Erika Gaines performed gospel music Friday night at the second concert of this year’s Music in the Park series.

    Taylor County High’s Hannah Ellis ad Kimberly Parker recently returned from the Governor’s School for the Arts program.

  • Early Days September 14, 2017


    September 13, 2007

    Claudia Murphy will celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 29.

    Campbellsville Christian Church sent a mission team to Pascagoula, Miss., June 13-20. The team completed home repairs on six homes that were damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

    Glen and Connie Gupton of Greensburg will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 23.