Today's News

  • Estill ends TCHS' season

    "If we can get some stops, we can score with them," admitted Taylor County High School head football coach Rodney Turpin midway in the third quarter.

    However, that was easier said than done as Estill County scored on 10 of its 11 possessions to roll past the home-standing Cardinals 73-28 in the second round of play-off action on Friday night.

    The Engineers tallied on four of their first-quarter possessions to lead 30-0 and held a 37-0 advantage with 9:25 left in the second period.

  • Dr. Asser El-Atfy speaks at A.W.A.K.E. meeting

    Dr. Asser El-Atfy spoke to the A.W.A.K.E. support group meeting on Nov. 18 at the Taylor County Cooperative Extension Office. There were about 40 in attendance who heard him speak about sleep disorders, risk factors and treatments.


  • Christmas Tapestry concert is Dec. 5

    Campbellsville University will be celebrating the Christmas season by presenting the annual "Christmas Tapestry" concert on Friday, Dec. 5 at the Ransdell Chapel. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. 

    The public is invited to attend the free event.

    This year's Tapestry will feature several ensembles from the School of Music presenting a variety of musical arrangements reflecting the spirit of Christmas.

  • Man pleads guilty to selling cocaine

    A Campbellsville man has pleaded guilty to selling cocaine and could spend almost a decade in prison for his crimes.

    Jeffrey DeWayne Mitchell, 28, of Scott Terrace Apartments, Apt. 8, appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Dec. 2 during regular motion hour proceedings.

    Mitchell pleaded guilty in three separates cases to three counts of first-degree selling cocaine.

  • Taylor County Bank noted in KBA magazine

    The Kentucky Bankers Association magazine featured a full-page article on Taylor County Bank in its October/November issue.

    The article showcases the bank's customer appreciation party that took place in mid-August at Miller Park. The "Splashin' Pool Party," hosted by the bank's employees, included food, entertainment, door prizes and lots of fun for TCB's many customers, friends and their families. 

    The KBA magazine "Spotlight" column recognizes one bank in each issue that has demonstrated creative and innovative marketing strategies.

  • Toys for Tots Radiothon is Thursday, Dec. 4

    The 2008 Q-104 Toys for Tots Radiothon today from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on WCKQ-FM 104.1.

    The annual Toys for Tots drive raises thousands of dollars to help disadvantaged children in Taylor County with toys during Christmas.

    Local dignitaries will join Q-104 air personalities Rob Collins, "KJ" and Tony Rose along with other guests throughout the day to solicit donations from area businesses, organizations and individuals.

  • Gribbins named sales manager at Commonwealth Broadcasting

    Commonwealth Broadcasting recently named Greg Gribbins sales manager of Central Kentucky radio stations, Q-104/K-Country 105.7/ESPN Radio AM 1450 in Campbellsville.

    Gribbins brings more than 28 years of broadcast radio experience and more than 20 years of radio management, including the past 14 in Campbellsville.

  • Lady Eagles lose opener at Green

    Green County's Lady Dragons raced out to a 16-0 lead and proved early that they are a Fifth Region contender with a 78-33 thrashing of the visiting Campbellsville Lady Eagles on Tuesday night.

    Starters Megan Hartfield (21), Kelsea Mitchell (16), Morgan Deaton (13) and Micah Jones (10) paced the GCHS attack while freshman Tiffany Slone led CHS with 15 points.

    Green County also won the junior varsity tilt 36-29 despite 13 points from Lady Eagle eighth-grader Brittany Vaught.

  • Coulter TD catch pushes Cards past Powell

    Taylor County opened the 2008 playoffs with an exciting 29-24 triumph over the Powell County Pirates on Friday night.

    Nothing about the game came easy for the Cardinals (8-3) as the Pirates controlled the ball over 34 minutes of the contest and amassed 447 yards offense to the Cardinals' 340. Somehow, the local squad was able to make stops at key points and take advantage of their two second-half possessions to prevail and advance.

  • Porter-Anglin

    Candace Porter of Frankfort, formerly of Campbellsville, and Ashley Anglin of Frankfort will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 6.

    Porter is the daughter of Gary and Tammy Porter of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Heistand Parrish, Darell and Rebecca Cox and Opal Porter, all of Campbellsville, and the late Tommy Porter.

    She is a 2000 graduate of Taylor County High School and is co-owner of Lil T's Traffic Stop.