Today's News

  • Lady Eagles claim elusive ‘A’ Region title


  • Saving lives

    Firefighters with the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department responded to a report of smoke coming from a residence at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday that was called in by a neighbor.

    Upon arrival to 304 Peterson St., heavy smoke was found and fire was located in the rear of the house. Firefighters extinguished the fire and performed a primary search and found two dogs in respiratory distress, according to a statement released by Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Chief Chris Taylor.

  • Three TCHS students make state archery finals


    The Taylor County High School archery team competed March 22 at the NASP state competition and shot their best score to date of 3,293, which landed them the 32nd ranked high school (out of 160+) in Kentucky.

    Three Cardinal  students competed in the individual state competition in Midway over the weekend — junior Cameron Keith, sophomore Ben Litchfield and freshman Stone Perkins.

    They earned this honor by being ranked among the top 100 high school archers in the state.

  • Brothers, father-son tandems on TC Sweet 16s


  • Summer sports calendar

    Outhouse Classic set for Saturday, July 2 at J&M Motorsports
    “Feel the Thrill” is the track slogan and J&M Motorsports’ track promoters Jimmy and Lisa Anderson have once again partnered with Robbie Wilson of Wilson Plumbing and invite everyone to “Feel the Thrill” as they are pleased to announce the details for the 2nd Annual Outhouse Classic presented by Wilson Plumbing go-kart racing spectacular at the 1/5 mile clay oval located just minutes from the Pikes Ridge Recreation Area.

  • Family helps needy of Taylor, Green counties

    Ed and Marcenia Pike of Saloma School Road, along with their daughter Michelle Pike, started TAGS (Taylor And Green Samaritans), a nonprofit Christian charity via Saloma Baptist Church Ministry, in 2006.

    “A lot of people who lose their homes to house fires, they lose everything, and even a toothbrush means a lot,” said Marcenia.

    They didn’t get the copyright on the name for the program until 2014, however. Prior to that, TAGS was known as Campbellsville KY Freecycle.

  • Heartland Parkway included in state road plan for 2016-2018

    The Taylor County portion of the Heartland Parkway is included in the 2016-2018 state road plan that was approved last week by the Kentucky House of Representatives.

  • Educators speak out on concerns

    At a town hall discussion Wednesday night, several teachers from around the area criticized the short shrift they believe the state is giving to the arts, music, physical education and students with disabilities in K-12 education.

    The town hall, held at he Gheens Recital Hall at Campbellsville University, was about implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen L. Pruitt, Ph.D, and Kentucky Association Education Commissioner Rhonda Sims were the main speakers.

  • Seniors in action

    Betty and Lowell Yankey lead the senior fitness program at Bluegrass Way Senior Living.

    They bring their upbeat attitudes and high-energy personalities to their routines of a class that is mainly attended by residents age 90 and older.

    Betty, 77, started helping with the fitness class six years ago.

    “At first another person had started the program, but she eventually kind of faded, so Betty took it over,” Lowell said.

  • Lady Tigers eliminated in quarters