Today's News

  • '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.

  • KCA test scores top national averages


    Kentucky Christian Academy recently received its test scores from the spring of 2017, and KCA students scored well-above national averages in the subjects of reading, language, and math.

    KCA Administrator Lori Eubank said she is very proud of the students and teachers at KCA for the test scores.

    “These are good results and I am proud of our students and teachers,” Eubank said. “But we are always looking to improve and get better as well… Overall I am really proud of what we do here.”

  • U of L men's basketball schedule & results

    University of Louisville Cardinals’  2017-18 men’s basketball (11-3)
    Day, date    Opponent (TV network)    Time
    Sunday, Nov. 12    George Mason (RSN)    72-61
    Friday, Nov. 17    Nebraska Omaha ACCExtra)    87-78
    Tuesday, Nov. 21    Southern Illinois (RSN)    84-42
    Friday, Nov. 24    St. Francis (ACCExtra)    84-72

  • UK men's basketball schedule & results

    University of Kentucky Wildcats’ 2017-18 men’s basketball (12-2)
    Day, date    Opponent (TV network)    Time

    Friday, Nov. 10    Utah Valley (SEC)    73-63
    Sunday, Nov. 12    Vermont (ESPN)    73-69
    Tuesday, Nov. 14    Kansas  in Chicago (ESPN)    61-65
    Friday, Nov. 17    East Tennessee (SEC)    78-61

  • Cooper Parks, Sarah Hinton named top Ky. junior golfers


  • Fifth Region Volleyball Tournament

    Fifth Region Volleyball Tournament
    at Nelson County
    Monday, Oct. 23

    Washington County def. Taylor County 10-25, 17-25, 25-22, 25-19, 15-12
    Central Hardin def. Green County 25-12, 25-13, 25-15
    Tuesday, Oct. 24
    Elizabethtown def. Bardstown 23-25, 25-23, 25-27, 25-23, 15-5
    Marion County def. LaRue County 20-25, 17-25, 25-21, 25-19, 15-9
    Wednesday, Oct. 25
    6:00   Washington County vs. Central Hardin

  • CHS clubs Caverna 48-0