Today's News

  • Search continues for escaped Hardin County inmate


    William Jeffrey Glover, 46, of Elkhorn, escaped from the Hardin County Detention Center early Saturday morning and law enforcement says that he could be in Taylor, LaRue, or Adair County.

    Police believe he has contacts in each of these areas.

    Multiple reports state that Glover escaped from the Hardin County Detention Center at around 4:50 a.m. Saturday.

    Glover was working in the kitchen during breakfast preparation and allegedly stole a set of keys from the kitchen office, Hardin County Jailer Danny Allen told The News-Enterprise.

  • Pension session could affect local schools


    A special session regarding the state’s pension issue is likely coming up in the next few weeks, and state educational leaders are proposing that school districts close for a day to allow teachers and school employees to go to Frankfort during that special session.

  • Dragons come back to burn TC

    Taylor County High School scored the game’s first two touchdowns, but were overcome by Green County’s Dragons 30-28 on Friday night in Greensburg.
    Wes Oliver and Logan Parker scored on runs of 34 and 3 yards, respectively, and Will Miller tacked on extra points for a 14-0 Cardinal cushion.
    It was Green County’s turn to score two touchdowns in the second frame for a 14-14 half-time deadlock.
    Oliver answered for the Cardinals in the third period and Miller’s PAT made it 21-14 TCHS heading to the final 12 minutes.

  • Hawks use turnovers to dominate Eagles 43-14


  • Tigers fall in two OTs


  • Grand Jury returns indictments against 17


    The Taylor County Grand Jury recently handed down indictments against 17 individuals. Among those indicted are the following:

  • 'Sing Me Back Home' Concert set for Nov. 10

    It is going to be a homecoming of sorts for several Taylor County High School alumni in a little more than two weeks.

    Several former TCHS alumni will come back together for the first “Sing Me Back Home” Taylor County High School Alumni Country Music Concert.

    The concert will serve as a fundraiser for the Taylor County School District, with funds going toward finishing the sports complex at the new high school, according to Taylor County Schools Superintendent Roger Cook.

  • Butler arrested in LaRue County, faces additional charges there


    Local attorney Danny P. Butler is now facing another criminal indictment, with this one coming out of LaRue County.  He has been lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center.

    A release from Kentucky State Police Post 15 stated that KSP investigators were attempting to locate Butler after the indictment was released.

    An updated release on Friday stated that Butler surrendered himself to the LaRue County Detention Center at 2 a.m. Friday.

  • Local man killed in Tuesday night crash


    A Taylor County man is dead following a one-vehicle crash on Chestnut Grove Road Tuesday night. 

    According to a report by the Taylor County Sheriff's Office, Joshua Cochran, 28, was killed at 10 p.m. Tuesday after the 2006 Chevrolet Colorado he was driving struck a tree. 

    Cochran was traveling west when the vehicle left the road, just past Heritage Drive, according to the report. 

  • For Kesslers, auctioneering is in the blood


    John Kessler claimed the title of World Champion Tobacco Auctioneer championship in 1987, and was honored again on Oct. 13 as JTI (Japan Tobacco International) sponsored the Harvest Jubilee in Danville, Virginia.

    The 1987 contest consisted of 70 of the world’s top 100 tobacco auctioneers. There was a preliminary round before the final mock round auction. A panel of five judges, made up of warehouse men and others from the industry, determined the winner.