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Today's News

  • Taylor falls to PRP in Semi-State 3 game

    All good things must come to an end, though the Taylor County Cardinals hoped the end didn’t come so quickly.

    Pleasure Ridge Park senior James Wilson hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning, lifting the Panthers to a 9-8 victory over Taylor County in Saturday’s Semi-State 3 game at Louisville Eastern High School.

  • Cardinals win 5th Region Tournament

    The Taylor County Cardinals weren’t going to be denied winning the 5th Region Baseball Tournament this year, especially with it being played on home turf.

    Senior Grant McQueary hit a two-run home run and junior Dawson Cole had an RBI double to spark the Cardinals to a three-run lead in the bottom of the second inning, and senior Griffin Hall did the rest from there on the mound as Taylor County topped North Hardin, 4-2 last Wednesday for its first region title since 2001.

  • Taylor’s Ryan Maynard wins state title

    Ryan Maynard looked over his right shoulder, and then his left.

    The Taylor County junior was trying to gauge how much distance was between him and the closest competitor in the 1,600-meter run, Scott High School junior Will Sandlin.

    The answer: more than enough.

    Maynard held off Sandlin to take home gold in Friday’s Class 2-A KHSAA State Track & Field Championships at the University of Kentucky, crossing the finish line in 4 minutes, 29.53 seconds.

  • CHS’ Caldwell is ready for state

    Natalie Caldwell is a perfectionist.

    So when the Campbellsville senior’s first two throws in the preliminary round of the discus throw at the Class 1-A, Region 2 meet hit the net on May 11, she knew something had to change.

    Caldwell’s coach, Tyler Abney, wanted her to use a spin technique in the ring. However, Caldwell isn’t 100 percent comfortable with the spin, so she reverted to a straight power throw and hit her mark to ensure she had a spot in the finals at Green County High School.

  • Ryan Kearney named 5th Region Player of the Year

    Campbellsville senior Ryan Kearney had a sensational final season, and the accolades have started to pile up.

    The left-handed pitcher was named the 5th Region Baseball Coaches Player of the Year as well as the 5th Region Athletic Directors Spring Male Athlete of the Year.

    Kearney was also named to the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association east/west senior all-star game and to the KHSBCA All-State Team after going 8-1 with 110 strikeouts and a 1.72 ERA in 61 innings pitched this season for the Eagles.

  • Man charged with arson

    Dallas S. Watson, 27, of Campbellsville, was arrested and charged with first-degree arson and three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment after allegedly attempting to burn his house down on Thursday, May 23.

  • Central Hardin ends Lady Cardinals’ season in 5th Region Tournament semifinals

    Taylor County junior Autumn Henderson hit a solo home run to get the Lady Cardinals off and running in Tuesday’s game against Central Hardin in the 5th Region Softball Tournament semifinals, but it was all Lady Bruins from there.

    Tournament host Central Hardin scored three runs in the bottom of the first before tacking on two in the third and one more in the fourth en route to a 6-1 victory over the Lady Cardinals.

    The Lady Bruins, who faced Green County in Wednesday’s championship game, avenged a 13-6 loss at Taylor County on April 25.

  • Taylor County Fair returns Friday

    A year after celebrating its 20-year anniversary, the Taylor County Fair is set to return to town this week.

    Fair festivities kick off this Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1. After an off day on Sunday, the fair will resume activities on Monday, June 3, and will continue until Saturday, June 9. 

  • Cardinals storm into region final

    After 13 long years, the Taylor County Cardinals once again earned the right to play for the 5th Region Baseball Tournament championship.

    Taylor County used a 13-run inning to blitz its way to a 19-4 victory over pitching-strapped Bethlehem in Tuesday’s semifinals at Shaw Field, then took on North Hardin in Wednesday night’s title tilt in a rematch of the 2006 championship game won by the Trojans.

    After running away from Bethlehem, the Cardinals were relishing the chance to win the region crown on their home field.

  • Grand jury indicts 22

    Staff Report

    A Campbellsville man was recently indicted for his alleged involvement with thefts occurring at Campbellsville Middle and High schools and a stolen vehicle from the campus of Campbellsville University.

    Campbellsville resident James Travis Fulks, 28, of Spring Meadow Circle, was indicted on charges of burglary, 3rd degree; two counts of theft by unlawful taking or disposition (more than $500 but less than $10,000); and receiving stolen property.