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Today's News

  • GAs deliver comfort packages

    Pleasant Hill Baptist Church's Girls in Action recently visited Taylor Regional Hospital and delivered comfort packages to the waiting rooms in the Women's Center, ICU and Emergency Room. They also delivered cookies to the nurses' stations in the Women's Center, Pediatrics, ICU and Emergency Room. Pictured at the Women's Center nursing station are, from left, Sierra Young, Sabrina Garrison, Kacie Underwood, Madison Handy, Mackenzie Sprowles, Korri Briggs, Brianna Handy and Desiree White.

  • Lady Indians pull away late from Campbellsville

    Adair County's Lady Indians used a second-half run to pull away from Campbellsville 59-36 Tuesday night in Columbia.

    Coach Mike Sneed's Lady Eagles held three first-quarter leads before Adair County used 10 points from Carli Burton to pull ahead for good.

    CHS trailed only 21-20 before the Lady Indians scored the final four points of the first half.

    The Lady Eagles stayed within striking distance and trailed only 35-31 when Bronte Karr nailed a three-pointer at 3:51 of the third quarter.

  • Cards get it inside during rout of Bethlehem

    Coming off their lone loss of the season, Taylor County's Cardinals posted a convincing 89-51 home triumph over Bethlehem.

    "We did a better job feeding the post," TCHS head coach Troy Young admitted. "Which was a point of emphasis after the Adair County game."

    The Cards fell behind 7-0 and 10-2, but "finally woke up a little bit" to lead 21-14 at the first-quarter stop and 39-25 at halftime.

    Taylor County put up 50 second-half points and Young was afforded the luxury of using his bench in its fourth win in five contests.

  • KCS students deliver to food pantry

    Kentucky Christian School fifth graders delivered more than 400 items to the Taylor County Food Pantry recently as part of their Thanksgiving ministry project.

  • Carter Kids Corner

    Jaylon Carter, 5, and Rylee Carter, 11 months, are the children of Ronnie and Dana Carter. Their grandparents are Elaine and Mike Munday and Mabel and Matthew Houston, all of Campbellsville.

  • Girl Scouts attend Festival of the Arts

    Taylor County Girl Scout Troop #222 attended the annual "Festival of the Arts" in Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 10. Five members of the troop attended events, which included: The Space Painter Juggling, Falls of the Ohio, Thomas Edison House, Young Rembrandts Drawing Workshop and cake decorating.

  • Montana tickets way too scarce

    Well, it's finally over. At long last, "The Big Event" is over, and we weren't there.

    "The Big Event," for those of you without young daughters, is ... well, was ... the Hannah Montana concert. And it was Wednesday night at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    AND ... my daughter and I were not there.

    But let me tell you, it wasn't for a lack of trying.

  • Holidays are a time of giving

    Someone once said: "The manner of giving is worth more than the gift."

    And around this community the hearts are always warmer than the dead-of-winter weather.

    The Holiday Helpline has ensured that nearly 400 families will have a better Christmas than they might have had otherwise. But the Helpline isn't taking credit. That credit belongs to the community - the one that is always so giving.

  • Ware joins Jessie Insurance

    Mike Ware has joined Jessie Insurance, 201 W. Broadway, as an agent.

    Ware, 53, has been in sales for most of his adult life. He was born, raised and educated in Taylor County.

    He started in the retail business in the 1970s at Mitchell's Men's Wear. He has been in fastener sales at Parker-Kalon since the late 1970s and, most recently, with Meaden Precision of Chicago for the past eight years. Ware also has three years of sales experience at Ancil Reynolds Used Cars.

  • Girl Scout cookies coming soon

    Local Girl Scouts will soon be out selling cookies to the general public. Advanced sales start Jan. 11, and booth sales begin Feb. 28.

    Cookie-lovers everywhere will still be able to purchase the classic Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Do-si-dos, Trefoils and All Abouts. In addition, Girl Scouts are introducing two new members of the cookie family - the Lemon Chalet Crme and the sugar-free Chocolate Chips cookie. All Girl Scout Cookies contain zero trans fats per serving.