Today's News

  • TCMS Girl's Volleyball


    The Lady Cardinals defeated Campbellsville 21-19 and 21-12 in the seventh-grade match and 21-11 and 21-9 in the eighth-grade encounter on March 17.

    Taylor County Middle School girls' volleyball roster

    Sixth grade

    Taylor Blevins

    CeeAnna Cowherd

    Rachel Hinton

    Ashlee Long

    Josie Wallace

    Seventh grade

    Kelsey Brockman

    Katie Cave

    Whitney Crain

    Chelsea Duplantis

    Brooke Dyer

    Taylor Kent

    Kaitlin Rogers

    Brittany Underwood

  • Edelen speaks during Friends of Scouting dinner

    Adam Edelen, chief of staff for Gov. Steve Brashear, spoke during the Friends of Scouting dinner on March 12 in the Student Activity Center at Campbellsville University. Edelen said, "Boy Scouts grow up to be presidents, business leaders and ministers. More than ever, the Boy Scout program needs to be supported by community citizens."

  • Arts series to host Vienna Boys' Choir

    The final performance for the 2008-2009 Central Kentucky Arts Series will feature the world-renowned Vienna Boys' Choir. This performance will be Tuesday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

    The origins of the Vienna Boys' Choir date back to 1498 during the reign of Emperor Maximillan I of the Hapsburg Empire. The Emperor instructed there to be six boys among his court musicians.

  • UPDATE: Superintendent search down to three

    The superintendent's search at Campbellsville Independent Schools has been narrowed.


    After a three-hour closed meeting Monday night, Board Chairwoman Angie Johnson made the announcement that they had chosen to interview just three of the 17 applicants who applied for the position.

    Johnson declined to name the three finalists, saying those names wouldn't be made public until the Board's regularly scheduled meeting on April 13.

    Candidate interviews are set for April 14-24 with a new superintendent expected to be announced on May 1.

  • General Assembly approves replacement of CATS

    For a decade, the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System was the measure of success for Kentucky schools. Now, it is no more.

    After mulling over the issue for the last few years, state lawmakers approved a bill on the last day of this year's regular session that scraps CATS in favor of a new, streamlined assessment system.

    Gov. Steve Beshear hasn't yet signed the bill into law but has said publicly that he will.

  • Blair-Slinker

    Terri Blair and Russ Slinker, both of Campbellsville, announce their upcoming marriage on Saturday, April 4.

    Blair is the daughter of the late Beatrice Jones and Boyer Jones. She has two daughters, Cassidy Blair and Caylie Blair, both of Campbellsville.

    She is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Slinker is the son of Curtis and Alice Slinker of Greensburg. He has a son, Nolan Slinker of Campbellsville.

    He is employed at Saver Group Inc.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Campbellsville.

  • Kessler wins auctioneering contest, re-elected to board of directors

    John Wayne Kessler took top honors in the state auctioneering contest, junior division, at the Kentucky Auctioneers Convention.

    The contest was in conjunction with the 52nd Kentucky Auctioneers Association Convention on Feb. 13-16 in Louisville. The contest features a live auction with contestants competing in two divisions.

    The junior division is open to licensed auctioneers with less than five years of experience.

    Contestants were judged on their ability to catch bids, chant, appearance and how they handled themselves on stage.

  • England demonstrates how to use ATM

    Taylor County Bank's Renay England demonstrates the correct way to use an ATM machine at the Ravine Way Community Center.

  • Farm, home and garden show is April 4-5

    The Heart of Kentucky Farm, Home and Garden Show is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, April 4-5 in Lebanon.

    The show will feature displays of nursery and landscaping, agriculture and livestock exhibits, outside and inside home use products and educational seminars.

    The hours of the show are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The show is free.

    Several free educational seminars on Saturday and Sunday are:

  • Benefit planned for local family

    A benefit has been planned for a Columbia family whose father died last month in a four-wheeler wreck.

    The event, which will benefit the late David Irvin, will be Sunday, March 22 at the Campbellsville Community Center from 1 to 6 p.m.

    There will be a chili supper, live gospel music and a cake walk. Groups performing will be True Gospel Band, Anthony Meadows, Russ Milby and more.

    A $5 donation will be collected at the door. The cost to enter the cake walk will also be $5.