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Today's News

  • Bengals go undefeated, Titans finish 5-1 to wear Youth Football league crowns

    The Bengals finished an undefeated campaign in Senior League play while the Titans closed out with a 5-1 worksheet to take the Junior League title.

    Bengals 20, Cowboys 12

    Antonio Barrera's 3-yard touchdown run gave the Cowboys an early 6-0 lead.

    But, Quentin Goodin pushed the Bengals n top with TD runs of 51 and 90 yards, the latter one as time expired in the first half.

    Conner South's 1-yard TD in the third period secured the title for coach Homer Veach's club.

    Jarrett Benningfield tacked on a Cowboys score to finish out the scoring.

  • TCHS boys' golf team 10th at state

    Taylor County High School's boys' golf team finished 10th at the Leachman Buick-Pontiac-GMC/KHSAA Boys' State Tournament on Saturday at Bowling Green Country Club.

    Coach David Parsons' Cardinals just made the cut by shooting 322 Friday (only 12 of the 25 teams advanced to day two) and moved up two spots with a 324 on Saturday.

    Senior Dillon Mays paced the Cardinals with a two-day 148, which tied for 10th while Tanner Keeton tied for 53rd (160), Wade Cave and Landon Newton tied for 66th (169) and Nolan Slinker was 78th (178).

  • Thomas hopes to be back for play-offs

    Despite rumors to the contrary, Chris Thomas does not expect his high school football career to be over at Taylor County.

    The Cardinals' super running back, whose attitude is as good or better than his game, got another medical opinion over the weekend in Louisville.

    "They told me if I rested it for 3-4 weeks, then maybe I would be able to play," Thomas said Tuesday night at the 18th District Tournament volleyball championship.

    Thomas, who was injured on a "normal" football play at home vs. Green County on Oct. 3, has a complete ligament tear in his ankle.

  • Marion snaps Lady Cards' net streak

    Taylor County High School was denied its fourth consecutive volleyball district title when the Lady Cardinals fell 25-16, 25-21 to Marion County in the 18th District Tournament finals Tuesday night at TCHS.

    The Lady Cardinals led only once (1-0) in the first set before the Lady Knights reeled off six straight to lead 6-1 and held a 10-3 advantage en route to a 25-16 triumph.

    In set two, Taylor County held leads of 2-0, 5-2, 7-3, 13-10 and 14-12 before Marion County fought to ties at 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 and then tallied seven of the match's final 10 points to prevail 25-21.

  • Two square off in U.S. Senator’s race

    Voters will decide next month who will become Kentucky's U.S. Senator.

    Incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell will face off against Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford for the seat in the Nov. 4 General Election.

    McConnell's Senate career began in 1984. He has since been reelected four times. In June 2005, he became the longest-serving Republican Senator from Kentucky.

    On Nov. 15, 2006, McConnell was unanimously elected Republican Leader in the 110th Congress by his colleagues, making him only the second Senator from Kentucky to lead his party in the U.S. Senate.

  • Mejean Anniversary

    David and Suzanne Mejean of Campbellsville will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Oct. 21.

    They have two sons and a daughter-in-law, Kevin and Lisa Mejean of Campbellsville and Anthony Mejean of Lexington. The Mejeans also have three grandchildren, Savannah, Emily and Matthew Mejean, all of Campbellsville.

     

  • BBB alerts senior citizens of telephone scam

    BBB is warning senior citizens to be aware of an emerging telephone scam that is preying on grandparents nationwide.

    BBB has recently received reports about grandparents who thought they were aiding their grandchildren by providing money for an emergency situation but were in fact giving thousands of dollars to Canadian con artists.

  • Let's get physical

    A statewide effort to encourage Kentuckians to be more active was a local success.

    At least 150 people participated in the 2nd Sunday event at Miller Park this past weekend.

    "I think that for the first time, it went really well," said Becky Nash Taylor County's extension agent for family and consumer sciences.

    The event was organized by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture's Cooperative Extension Services in cooperation with participating government entities.

  • Lowell Avenue youth visit Spurlington Tunnel

    Lowell Avenue Baptist Church Youth Group and friends took a trip on Sunday, Sept. 7 to the Spurlington Tunnel, where they heard a lesson on the Holy Spirit. Boo Cowherd and Dale Henderson are the youth leaders. They meet for Sunday school on Sunday mornings from 9:45 to 10:45 and on Sunday nights from 6:30 to 7:30. For more information, call 465-7163.

  • Nominations sought for annual Kentucky Women Remembered exhibit

    The Kentucky Commission on Women is currently seeking nominations of outstanding Kentucky women to be honored in the Kentucky Women Remembered exhibit in the Capitol.

    Nominations for Kentucky Women Remembered must be submitted by Dec. 1. Nomination forms are available on the KCW Web site at www.women.ky.gov.