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Today's News

  • Taylor Regional Hospital recognizes new team members

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized new team members at Taylor Rural Health for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast in their honor.

  • Central Hardin pulls away from TCHS baseballers

    Central Hardin tallied five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and two more in the sixth to pull away from Taylor County 11-2 in the opening game of the Fifth Region Baseball Tournament on Monday morning at LaRue County.

    The Bruins plated three runs in their first at-bat before the Cardinals answered with two runs in the top of the second.

    Logan Tucker walked and stole two bases before James Clements singled past third base and starting pitcher Jordan Hinton singled to right after a walk to Alan-Michael Barnett.

  • Taylor County Fair events

    From cotton candy to wind-in-the-face rides, pageant crowns to belting out a favorite song and many more memories yet to be made, the Taylor County Fair is sure to offer something for everyone.

    The fair officially began on Saturday with this year's horse shows.

    Midway rides begin Monday and continue through Saturday night. The midway will open each night at 6, with gates opening at 5. Fair admission is $10.

  • KSP warns of telephone fundraising scams

    Citizens throughout the Commonwealth should be on guard for telephone solicitations requesting donations for the benefit of the Kentucky State Police.

    According to Lt. David Jude, commander of the KSP Media Relations Branch, the agency has received numerous reports from individuals throughout the state regarding efforts to raise funds for the families of fallen troopers or to purchase drug dogs for schools.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital names Clinical Services Person of the Year

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized Clinical Services Team Member of the Year nominees and a team member of the year was awarded.

    Lea Ann Moore, office coordinator/certified coder at Taylor Regional Surgical Associates, was named Team Member of the Year.

    Stated on Moore's nomination form was, "Lea Ann has made my transition to TRH very easy. She is always nice, always helpful and always competent. My job wouldn't be possible without her help."

  • Nelson takes down Lady Cards 5-3

    Paige Holt baffled Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals for the first five innings in the first round of the Fifth Region Softball Tournament on Monday afternoon at Central Hardin.

    The senior allowed only infield hits to Brianne Leach in the second inning and Courtney Hunt in the third while Nelson County plated three runs on four hits in the second and two runs on three hits in the fourth for a 5-0 cushion.

    However, coach Kelly Townsend’s club picked up five hits in the last three frames, only to come up short 5-3 to the 19th District champions.

  • TNT Shoe Outlet opens

    TNT Shoe Outlet celebrated its grand opening with friends, family and the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce on May 14. TNT Shoe Outlet will feature adult dress and casual shoes as well as boots, sandals, Crocs and athletic shoes. TNT also carries a full line of children's name brand tennis shoes, cleats and flip flops. TNT Shoe Outlet is owned by Tim Vanoy and Trina Gilpin with Scarlett Marolta serving as manager. The store is located next to the Peddler's Mall in the Big Lots shopping center off Campbellsville Bypass.

  • Public record for June 3

    Traffic

    Daniel A. Degenmann Rojas, speeding, amended to improper equipment, $143.

    Nancy Frances Allen, speeding, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    Theodore J. Johnson, disregarding stop sign, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    Charles K. Persinger, improper equipment, no new violations, defendant stipulated probable cause, dismissed.

    Dariann N. Smith, speeding, completed diversion, dismissed.

  • Disaster recovery center now open in Adair County

    A FEMA disaster recovery center is now open in Adair County to help those who suffered damages in the recent flood.

    The center is located in the Adair County Annex at 424 Public Square in Columbia. The center is open from Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Those seeking help with federal assistance programs are encouraged to register at www.disasterassistance.gov or by calling (800) 621-FEMA.

  • School Board moves foward with nickel tax

    Taylor County School Board is moving ahead with its effort to pass a nickel tax. A special election is still on track for June 22.

    The Board had a special meeting Thursday to discuss changes in how the state funds school construction projects, changes Superintendent Roger Cook said further drive home the fact that the District needs the extra nickel.

    According to State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville, the state can't continue to fund school construction like it had in the past.