Today's News

  • TCHS Show Choir to perform 'Hall of Fame'


    From Pearl Jam to Michael Jackson, to Garth Brooks and Loretta Lynn, there's a song for everyone in Taylor County High School Show Choir's "Hall of Fame" performance that begins tonight and runs through Saturday.

    Choral director Lisa Gupton said this year's performance is a little different from past years because a theatrical segment has been added, featuring music from the Broadway hit "Wicked."

  • Campbellsville man charged with selling cocaine


    A Campbellsville man has been charged with selling large amounts of cocaine.

    Harold Jermaine Barnett, 32, of 403 Underwood St., was indicted Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.

    Barnett was charged in four separate indictments with three counts of first-degree selling 4 or more grams of cocaine, possession of drug supplies, possession of marijuana, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and four counts of being a first-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Pastor to serve 30 days for sexual abuse


    A Campbellsville man, who has served as a pastor, has been sentenced to probation for sexually abusing two young girls. He will also spend 30 days in jail and register as a sex offender for his crimes.

    Guillermo E. Tamez, 63, of 109 Hill Crest Drive, was indicted by a Taylor County grand jury last August and charged with six counts of first-degree sexual abuse of a victim younger than 12.

    According to the indictment, Tamez allegedly had sexual contact with the girls between April 1 and April 30.

  • KCA finishes second at archery state


    Kentucky Christian Academy’s archery team came in second place (out of 49 teams) in the elementary division at the Kentucky State NASP Archery Tournament in Louisville on March 18. KCA, who had a team score of 3,171, will be competing at nationals in May.

  • Lady Tigers take two at nationals


  • CKTS grabs pair of state 11s


  • CHS crushes Caverna 19-2, clipped by Central Hardin 3-2

    Campbellsville High School split its last two baseball tilts and stand 2-2 before Monday’s game at Nelson County.
    The Eagles rolled past Caverna 19-2 on the road Thursday night as Zach Durham went 3-5 with four runs batted in and Owen Weeks, Cody Houk and Austin Hash had two hits apiece.
    Chase Thomas had a solo home run to lead off the second and had two sacrifice flies for a three-RBI game and Hash had two singles, a walk and was hit by a pitch for three more RBI.
    Houk and J.T. Holmes had two RBI apiece.

  • Gumm gets baseball win No. 500


  • Fired deputy expected to change plea


    The former sheriff's deputy charged with violating the laws he was hired to uphold won't face federal jurors tomorrow as scheduled. Instead, he is expected to plead guilty to committing the crimes next week.

    Former Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy William "Billy" Rice was charged in early October with committing federal drug crimes. He has pleaded not guilty.

  • Shaving for a Cause


    “I think I look fierce,” he says, as Sarah Cain finishes shaving his head. He still has the beard, but that might go to.

    Brandon Lakes was one of many people who shaved their heads on Saturday as part of the community’s seventh St. Baldrick’s event at Campbellsville University to raise money for children’s cancer research.

    See more photos from the event on a slideshow, posted on today's homepage at www.cknj.com.