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Today's News

  • This all got started 32 years ago last night

     

  • Miller scores seven goals for TCHS soccer

    Will Miller scored seven goals and Taylor County bested Whitley County 10-0 in its first match of the Superior Sign Cup in Somerset vs. Whitley County on Saturday.
    Simon Elhers had two goals while Luka Fleischer had one. Miller, a senior, also added two assists as did Elhers while Fleischer, Noah Rogers and River Russell had an assist apiece. Goalkeeper Ben Bertram had the shutout for TCHS (4-3-1).
    Undefeated Somerset won the nightcap 7-3 with Elhers, Miller and Ryan Maynard having goals and Miller and Ane Lootsma getting assists.

  • Campbellsville golfers runner-up at All ‘A’ Classic State

     

    Campbellsville High School’s boys’ golf team (318) finished runner-up behind Lexington Christian at theKentucky All “A” State Golf Tournament at Eagles’ Nest Country Club in Somerset on Sept. 9. The Eagles coached by Cassidy Scantland Decker were led by senior Alex Doss' 71, which was good enough for third as an individual while Layton Hord had a 75, Connor Wilson and Myles Murrell 86s and Kameron Smith a 96

  • Green River Ministries receives donation from AT&T

    AT&T of Kentucky recently partnered with Green River Ministries and presented a check for $1,500 to the shelter last week.

    Green River Ministries operates a homeless shelter on Clem Haskins Boulevard which is ran solely on donations and fundraising. The donation will go a long way toward providing services to those in need in the community, Green River Ministries Executive Director Miranda Willis said.

  • Campbellsville native recounts experience escaping Hurricane Irma

    A normal 12-hour drive from Tampa, Florida, to Campbellsville became a 48-hour journey for former Campbellsville resident Mark Hughes as he was attempting to get out of the path of Hurricane Irma.

    Hughes moved to Tampa over the summer after accepting a job at Wesley Chapel High School as an exceptional student educator. Wesley Chapel falls in the Tampa Bay Metro Area.

    Hughes said he had heard the forecasts about Hurricane Irma, but many of those tracking the path of the storm believed that it would stay on the east coast of Florida in the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Man faces life-threatening injuries from Friday assault

    A Campbellsville man was assaulted and sustained possible life-threatening injuries during an incident on Ray Court Friday night, according to a Campbellsville Police report.

    Campbellsville Police responded to Ray Court Friday night at 11:20 p.m. to a call in which it was reported that individuals were beating a victim with baseball bats.

  • Distinguished Young Woman program is Saturday

    Thirteen young ladies will take the stage Saturday night in search of the title of Taylor County’s 2018 Distinguished Young Woman.

    The contest, which was formerly known as Junior Miss, will offer approximately $10,000 in cash scholarships for the participants, and all of the money comes from donations from community members and businesses, according to chairperson Jennifer Fitzpatrick.

    “We are truly blessed to have this much support,” Fitzpatrick said.

  • CU has $106 million local impact

    Campbellsville University has a total economic impact from its operations of more than $106 million in Taylor County, according to a new study recently completed by Younger Associates of Jackson, Tenn.

    The $106 million is a measure of the total dollar value that flows through the Campbellsville-Taylor County economy because of the operations of Campbellsville University. The exact amount is $106,482,540.

  • Taylor County Schools take tax increase

    At a meeting Tuesday night in the new Taylor County High School Auditorium, the Taylor County Board of Education voted 4-1 to increase the school tax from 56.2 cents to 58.2 cents.

    The increase, which is the state recommended four-percent revenue increase—not a four percent tax increase—passed with the lone dissenting vote coming from board member Jan Burkhead.

  • LaRue halts Cards’ perfect start

    Taylor County scored the first touchdown and the game’s final two scores, but were still pinned with its first loss this season — 21-19 at LaRue County.
    Dejhon Irvin’s 65-yard punt return put the Cardinals up 6-0. But, the Hawks (4-0) tallied single touchdowns in the first, second and third quarters to lead 21-6.
    Taylor County (3-1) sliced the lead to 21-13 on an Irvin 18-yard run and Will Miller point after kick with seven seconds left in the third period.