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Today's News

  • Adoptions up, euthanasia down under new shelter leadership

     

    The majority of the animals that come to the local animal shelter become someone's new pet. That wasn't always the case.

    Two years ago, the euthanasia rate stood between 80 and 90 percent. Now, it's at about 5.

    Taylor County Animal Shelter can house about 60 animals. On average, there are about 40 to 50 in the cages. That's significantly less than when the shelter housed animals from surrounding counties.

  • One firefighter critical, other in stable condition

     

    They are two of the many who respond when Taylor County residents need help. Thursday, they were the ones in need.

    Firefighter Tony Grider is still in critical condition and Alex Quinn was in stable condition after they were shocked Thursday afternoon when they got too close to a power line after helping Campbellsville University students with an ALS cold water challenge.

  • Two injured in U.S. 68 crash

     

    Two people were injured Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 68.

    According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office report, Robin Wood, 25, of Greensburg Road in Campbellsville, was traveling east on U.S. 68, five miles east of Campbellsville, at about 3 p.m.

    Susan J. Chaney, 58, of Heather Drive in Campbellsville, was stopped in a 2000 Mitsubishi Galant to make a left turn onto KY 744 when Wood's 2007 GMC Yukon struck her in the rear.

  • One injured in moped crash

     

    A Campbellsville woman was injured Monday afternoon after she crashed the moped she was driving.

    According to a Campbellsville Police report, officers responded at 2:35 p.m. to the report of an injury crash on South Central Avenue.

    Shelly Perkins, 50, was driving a 2008 moped north on KY 70, near its intersection with Kerr Street.

  • Prep football kicks off with Forcht Bank Bowl at CU

     

  • Could Eagles, Cards both make football play-offs?

     

  • Conservation scholarship winners announced

     

    The winners of this year's Taylor County Conservation District scholarships are Hannah Hall and Mason Arnold.

    Hall and Arnold are Taylor County High School students pursuing careers in agriculture. They will each receive $1,000. The awards were presented at class night in May.

    Pictured are Hall, Arnold and Barry Smith, a member of the Taylor County Conservation District Board.

  • TENCO attendees donate backpacks to school resource center

     

    TENCO attendees recently donated a backpack filled with school supplies to the Campbellsville Family Resource and Support Services Center, which will be given to a Campbellsville student.

    FRYSC coordinator Sue Crabtree is pictured with the TENCO attendees who participated in the community service project.

  • Students win silver medals at national competition

    After winning local and state competitions, Taylor County High School students Kyrsten Hill, Belinda Cheng and Ivy Neal traveled to the National Family, Community, Career, Leadership of America conference in San Antonio, Texas recently and took home silver medals.

    At national competition, they presented their STAR Event, Portfolio in Review and gave a speech about their local FCCLA chapter at Taylor County High School.

  • Resident named to Morehead State University dean's list

    Amber Pearl Ellard of Campbellsville has been named to the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester.

    To be eligible for dean's list, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 hours of classes.