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Today's News

  • Annual Relay for Life event cancelled

     

    Due to recent developments, the event leadership team for the Taylor County Relay For Life program is announcing the cancellation of the upcoming Octoberfest event, originally scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6. The decision came close to the event, as every effort was exhausted to keep it as scheduled.

  • Tree to memorialize victims of addiction

    At first glance, the small tree that recently popped up at Miller Park near the volleyball courts doesn’t seem out of the ordinary. 

    But for local resident Lisa Burton and many others in the community, the hope is that this small tree will be a powerful reminder of the toll that addiction can take on people and their families. 

  • Middle school football teams in action
  • Pettigrew, Eagles top Falcons

    Just when the Monroe County Falcons thought they had all the answers, the Campbellsville Eagles changed the questions.

    A Campbellsville player lost the wrist band that contains the plays Eagles coach Dale Estes calls throughout the course of a game, but even that wasn’t enough for the Falcons to come out with a victory.

    Estes simply changed the way he called the plays in to his players, and the Eagles responded just the way the coach hoped as they pulled away for a 55-22 victory Friday night at Dave Fryrear Field.

  • Golf teams ready for region

    It’s been a sensational season for the Taylor County boys’ golf team, which heads into the postseason having finished first or second in every tournament this year.

    The Boys’ 4th Region Golf Tournament is Tuesday at Danville Country Club, and the Cardinals figure to be in the mix for the team championship with senior Cooper Parks, the three-time defending individual winner, leading the way.

  • Cardinals back in action after bye week

    The Taylor County Cardinals are back in action this week, getting Class 4-A, District 5 play started with Friday’s game at West Jessamine.

    Taylor County (3-1) had its bye last week, perhaps a bit earlier in the season than coach Jason Foley would like, but it allowed the Cardinals to get some much-needed rest.

  • Cards shut out Eagles, 3-0

     

    It took the Taylor County Cardinals a bit to get going in last week’s 18th District match at rival Campbellsville, but three second-half goals proved too much for the Eagles to overcome.

    Griffin Hall, Alexander Langnese and Ryan Maynard all scored as Taylor County beat Campbellsville, 3-0 last Thursday evening.

  • 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.