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Today's News

  • Wise sponsors bill for direct wine shipments

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – Direct shipment of wine to consumers would become legal under a bill that advanced in the state Senate today.

    “This is something we have been talking about a long time,” said Sen. John Schickel, R-Union, chairman of the Senate Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations Committee, the legislative panel that advanced the measure, known as Senate Bill 99.

  • Taylor County Fiscal Court hears airport terminal building proposal

    The Taylor County Fiscal Court heard a proposal from the Taylor County Airport Board of Directors about building a new terminal building at Tuesday night’s regular meeting at the Taylor County Courthouse.

    Employees of Palmer Engineering spoke to the magistrates and county Judge-Executive Barry Smith about the plans to develop a new terminal building in the coming months.

  • Foley steps down after two seasons with Cardinals

     

    Jason Foley has stepped down after two seasons as Taylor County’s football coach and accepted the head coaching position at Pulaski Southwestern.

    The move was announced Tuesday night, when Foley was introduced as the Warriors’ next coach. Foley takes over for Larry French, who stepped down in December, and is Southwestern’s fourth head coach in school history.

  • Lady Cards win again

     

    Junior guard Ciara Mosely had a double-double, helping the Taylor County Lady Cardinals hold off 5th Region foe Thomas Nelson, 44-40 Monday night in Bardstown.

    Mosely finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds as Taylor County (18-10) won its fourth straight.

    Senior guard Shay Mitchell chipped in with 12 points and four rebounds, while senior forward Danielle Sublett had 11 points and six rebounds.

     

  • Eagles knock off Green County

     

    Coach Tim Davis reached 600 career victories Tuesday night, when the Campbellsville Eagles rallied for a 68-62 win over visiting 5th Region rival Green County at Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.

    Campbellsville trailed 19-11 after the first quarter and 35-34 at the half. The Eagles (17-12) took a one-point lead in the third quarter and then held the Dragons off in the fourth.

  • Cards' Tungate places second at state bowling tourney

     

    Austin Tungate was in the zone during the qualifying rounds of the KHSAA State Bowling Tournament last Thursday at Executive Strike & Spare in Louisville.

    The Taylor County sophomore opened qualifying by rolling a 290, but then dropped to a 182 in his second game. His third was his best of the state tournament, when he finished one pin shy of a perfect game to finish with a three-game total of 771.

  • Taylor relay team qualifies for state

     

    This weekend, two Taylor County relay teams will be competing in the KHSAA State Swimming and Diving Championships at the University of Louisville.

    Seniors D.J. Goodin and Micah Lauer, junior Matthew Magness and sophomore Austin Tungate earned an automatic qualifying spot in the boys’ 200-yard medley relay and an at-large spot in the 200 freestyle relay at last weekend’s Region 3 Championships in Russell Springs.

  • Grimsley, Hall win region wrestling titles

     

    The Taylor County wrestling team had three finalists and won two championships at last weekend’s Region 2 Wrestling Tournament at Citizens Bank Arena.

    Junior Jackson Grimsley won the 145-pound championship and senior Griffin Hall took the crown at 152 for the fifth-place Cardinals, who scored 133 points.

  • Death investigation in Tennessee has Campbellsville connection

     

    A death investigation into two individuals found inside a burning car in Dyersburg, Tennessee, has connections to Campbellsville. 

    According to the Dyer County Sheriff’s Office, a 2019 White Ford Edge was discovered ablaze near the I-155 exit in Dyersburg at around 2:43 a.m. Saturday. The Dyer County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the vehicle was registered to a car rental agency in Campbellsville, but it is not yet known which company the car was rented from.

  • Time for a change

     

    I’ve spent my entire adult career in journalism, beginning work in this field just a few months after my 18th birthday. I was a wide-eyed high school senior who took on the task of taking some photos and writing up recaps of local baseball and softball games for my hometown newspaper, which I had grown up reading.