Today's News

  • TCHS grad releases first film


    Daniel Skaggs has a passion for traveling and telling stories. Since he moved from Taylor County, he has done both.

    Skaggs's first movie, "Freeload," his directorial debut, was recently released on DVD.

    The movie is a documentary based on Skaggs's time spent with young train riders.

    Skaggs graduated from Taylor County High School in 2001. Since then, he has moved to Montana and begun making movies. Some of his family members still live in Campbellsville.

  • Johnson earns Lenny Lyles Award


  • Brothers charged with neglecting mother


    They allegedly allowed her to live in her own waste for months.

    And now, the two Campbellsville brothers face prison time for neglecting their elderly mother.

    Campbellsville Police arrested Terry Lynn Peyton, 55, and Timothy D. Peyton, 52, of Gardenia Drive, last Monday.

    According to court records, police officers were called to the scene after Campbellsville/Taylor County EMS workers responded to an emergency call at the Gardenia Drive home.

  • Dec. 17-Jan. 3 basketball games

    Wednesday, Dec. 17
    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Bardstown.
    Thursday, Dec. 18
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County at Green County (8:00).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at McCreary Central (7:30), Taylor County at Green County (6:30).
    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Campbellsville vs. Carroll College in Las Vegas Shootout (8:30).
    Friday, Dec. 19

  • Sweets and Treats


    Sugar cookies, hot cocoa and chocolate on top of chocolate.

    About 25 residents made Christmas goodies at the Taylor County Extension Office on Saturday.

    Taylor County Public Library offered a sweets and treats event, with those attending working in teams to make easy no-roll sugar cookies, magic reindeer food, hot cocoa mix and chocolate pretzel treats.

    When finished, the teams made baskets and split their goodies to take home or give as Christmas gifts.

  • Santa Claus comes to town


    Residents lined Main Street Saturday to watch the community's annual Christmas parade.

    Marching bands played Christmas songs, community members rode on floats and Santa made an appearance.

    After the parade ended, Santa met local boys and girls at a reception in the Campbellsville Civic Center.

    Those attending heard live Christmas music from Nancy Cox Kenny and the Beams family.

  • Plans made to improve academic achievement

    Plans are in the works to improve student achievement at Campbellsville Schools.

    At their November meeting, Campbellsville Board of Education members heard about the goals to improve test scores at each of the schools in the district.

    On Monday, at this month's meeting, Superintendent Mike Deaton outlined just how the schools plan to do that.

    At Campbellsville Elementary School, he said, personnel will devote extra time to help students with reading.

  • CES honors veterans


    Campbellsville Elementary School honored veterans on Tuesday in recognition of Veterans Day.

    Guests and students were led in the pledge of the flag by members of the CES Lighthouse Team, listened to song selections from the third-grade choir and viewed a slideshow presentation featuring veterans and current servicemen.

    Students also heard from Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers, and State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville.

  • TCES names Leader in Me winners


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Leader in Me winners for the week of Nov.10.

    They are Sarah Davis, Meghan Squires, Jeffrey Sprowles, Autumn Brockman and Hannah Gupton.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week


    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Nov. 14.

    They are kindergartener Mason Willis, first-grader Braxton Tucker, second-grader Mallory Dowell, third-grader Kylee Farmer, fourth-grader Dustin Meadows and fifth-grader Naveah Lebron.