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Today's News

  • Cards grow in tough games against some of state's best teams

     

    Maze Stallworth thought his team grew up quite a bit Saturday night.

    Going up against one of the state’s best in Scott County, Taylor County didn’t back down from the challenge presented by then-No. 2 Scott County.

    The result wasn’t what Taylor County wanted, winding up with a 67-52 setback in the Clem Haskins Classic at Citizens Bank Arena, but the team showed signs of growth and maturity.

    And at this time of year, with the postseason approaching, that’s exactly what Stallworth wants to see from his squad.

  • CHS bowlers compete in Region 2 play

     

    Campbellsville High School girls’ and boys’ bowling teams competed in KHSAA region competition Jan. 25-27 in Elizabethtown.

    Patrick Walker, a sophomore, finished singles competition in 10th place and was named to the all-region team.

    Walker will advance to the state tournament, which will be Feb. 8 and 9 at Executive Strike & Spare in Louisville.

    The boys’ team qualified as the second seed in the tournament, and defeated Thomas Nelson to advance to the semi-finals.

  • Taylor bowlers roll their way back into state play

     

     

    Welcome back, Taylor County!

    After a one-year hiatus, the 2016 Kentucky boys bowling champions will be returning to the state tournament in Louisville Feb. 9.

    The Cardinals finished runner-up to Russell County (3-2) in last week’s regional championship tilt in Elizabethtown.

    They advanced to the finals with wins overs Nelson County (3-2) and Campbellsville (3-0).

  • Barnett twins give Lady Eagles twice the talent

     

    Seven years ago, Anthony Epps noticed the Campbellsville Lady Eagles had a pair of fifth graders on their roster.

    Yes, fifth graders.

    Kiyah and Nena Barnett were added to the roster for the 2010-11 season by coach Cameron Jackson, and both saw game time that year.

    Epps knew then the talent the twins possessed.

    “I saw the special qualities in them,” he said. “I knew they could be pretty good as they got older.”

  • Lady Cards take two wins

     

    Shay Mitchell scored all of her team high 11 points in the fourth quarter as Taylor County defeated Pulaski County 49-41 Tuesday night in Somerset.

    “We got a couple of buckets ahead and she had the ball in her hands and they fouled her,” coach Tim Peterson said. “She was aggressive taking the ball to the basket and did a good job hitting her free throws.”

    Mitchell scored only one field goal but made nine of her 10 charity tosses in the final quarter.

  • Lady Eagles soar to homecoming win

     

     

    Bri Gowdy helped Campbellsville celebrate homecoming with a performance most athletes would love to have just once in a career.

    The diminutive guard scored 29 points, including a pair of free throws with 6.9 seconds left in the game that sealed the Lady Eagle’s 51-46 over Thomas Nelson.

    Many of Gowdy’s points, especially those at the end, helped Campbellsville stave off numerous rallies by the Generals.

  • Glenn Miller Orchestra to headline Central Kentucky Arts Series Concert

    Orchestra music will fill the air Tuesday at Ransdell Chapel on the campus of Campbellsville University as the renowned Glenn Miller Orchestra takes the stage in the latest concert of the Central Kentucky Arts Series.

    CKAS board member Lisa Gupton said she and everyone involved with CKAS are excited to bring the orchestra to Campbellsville.

    “The Glenn Miller Orchestra has an incredible reputation for excellence, and we are thrilled to be able to bring such a prestigious group to Campbellsville,” Gupton said.

  • Two arrested following shots fired after basketball game

     

    Two Campbellsville University students were arrested after an investigation into an altercation that occurred following the Campbellsville University vs. Lindsey Wilson College basketball game in which shots were fired.

  • Local schools could suffer from Governor's budget proposal

     

    Last week, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin presented his proposed budget during the State of the Commonwealth address.

    A few parts of that proposed budget were concerning to local school district administrators.

    Particularly the changes that Bevin is proposing in regard to school transportation funding are concerning for superintendents Roger Cook and Kirby Smith, of the Taylor County and Campbellsville Independent School Districts, respectively.

  • Harris sentenced to six years

     

    A Taylor County High School substitue teacher charged with sending and soliciting explicit photographs to students, as well as having sexual contact with the students, was sentenced to six years in jail Wednesday in Taylor County Circuit Court.

    Lawrence Harris, 47, was arrested in March 2017 after an investigation by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office. Harris was a substitute teacher at Taylor County High School and also was a local photographer.