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Today's News

  • Taylor County Judicial Center to close for three weeks for mold cleanup

    The Taylor County Judicial Center will be closed for three weeks to address the mold issue inside the building, according to the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts. 

    The building will be closed on Monday, Sept. 24 and will remain closed until it is anticipated to reopen on Monday, Oct. 15.

    Those who need to access services at the judicial center will still be able to do so via a trailer adjacent to the judicial center, according to Kentucky AOC. 

  • Remembering 9/11

     

    Tuesday marked 17 years since the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, a day that changed our country forever and a date that will forever be marked in infamy. 

    Ask a group of people and it is likely that 99 percent or more can recall where they were and what they were doing when they found out what happened that morning.

  • Campbellsville School Board discusses working budget

     

    Campbellsville Independent Schools Finance Director Chris Kidwell presented the CIS Board of Education with the district’s working budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year at the board’s regular monthly meeting Monday night.

    The district will be working with a total budget of $14,639.415 with $10,338,795 in the General Fund. The district will be working with 749,978 in the contingency fund, approximately 7.2 percent of the General Fund budget. 

  • County no longer accepting cash for animal shelter adoptions

     

    The Taylor County Fiscal Court announced during Tuesday’s meeting that the Taylor County Animal Shelter will no longer accept cash for adoptions.

    District 3 Magistrate Tommy Corbin said the shelter will only accept personal checks or money orders for the time being. In the future, he said the shelter hopes to be able to take credit and debit cards as well.

  • Taylor School Board raises tax rate

     

    The Taylor County Board of Education voted to increase the tax rate on real and personal property from 58.2 to 59.8, as well as levy that tax on marine and aircraft.

    The vote passed 4-1 with board member Jan Burkhead being the lone dissenting vote.

    Burkhead explained his reasoning for voting against the tax increase.

  • Sullivan is Distinguished!

     

    Elizabeth Sullivan saw a lot of hard work pay off Saturday night.

    That’s when she was announced as winner of the 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of Taylor County.

    The program took place at Taylor County High School in the Roger D. Cook Auditorium, which was nearly packed with supporters from across the community on hand to see young women from Campbellsville and Taylor County high schools compete for more than $12,000 in college scholarships.

  • Corley, Eagles tame Dragons

     

    Campbellsville’s Malachi Corley had himself a night against the Green County Dragons.

    The junior rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns on just three carries as the Eagles (3-1) blew past the homestanding Dragons, 41-7 Friday night.

    “Players played well,” Campbellsville coach Dale Estes said in a text message. “We came out and took care of business and put the game away early.”

  • Cards blank Hawks, 39-0

     

    Junior Shaun Mankin scored two rushing touchdowns, sophomore Wes Oliver rushed for 152 yards and a touchdown and the Taylor County Cardinals responded from their first loss of the season with a resounding 39-0 victory over the LaRue County Hawks Friday night.

    The Cardinals (3-1) bounced back from the 40-20 loss to crosstown rival Campbellsville with a strong showing against the Hawks (2-2).

  • Taylor County wins Heartland Conference golf championship

    The Taylor County Cardinals won the Heartland Conference golf championship Monday at Green County Country Club in Greensburg.
    Senior Cooper Parks shot a 67 to win the individual title, sophomore Hayes Mason was third with a 73, and senior Tanner Parks placed fourth with a 74.
    Senior Layton Hord was runner-up for Campbellsville, which took second with a 330 team score.

    Eagles place ninth in All ‘A’
    The Eagles placed ninth in Saturday’s All ‘A’ State Tournament at Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond.

  • Spiking Leukemia

    Mattie Bunn thought she had her life pretty well mapped out.

    Her senior volleyball season had just wrapped up, prom was just over a month away with graduation another two months down the road.