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Today's News

  • PREP TENNIS: 5th Region Tournament draws announced

    Taylor County juniors Tanner Parks and Tyler Perkins earned the top seed in the boys’ doubles bracket for the 5th Region Tennis Tournament, which starts Monday morning at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

    Parks and Perkins received a first-round bye.

  • Mayoral Forum hosted by CU students

     

    It was clear from the beginning of Tuesday night’s mayoral forum at Campbellsville University that each of the six candidates vying to be elected to the city’s highest executive office prioritize bringing jobs to the community. 

    Jobs, or what candidates deemed to be a lack thereof in Campbellsville, dominated the discussion at Tuesday’s forum, an event organized by CU students to provide an opportunity for residents to learn more about each of the six candidates. 

  • Wise holds town hall at Campbellsville Independent Schools

     

    Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, held the first of several upcoming town halls at local school districts in the 16th Senate District Tuesday night with a town hall at Campbellsville Independent Schools’ Hamilton Auditorium.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Goodin leads Cardinals past No. 11 Central Hardin

    D.J. Goodin helped the Taylor County Cardinals pick up one of their biggest wins of the season Monday evening.

    The junior hit a three-run home run and threw a complete-game two-hit shutout as Taylor County upended the 11th-ranked Central Hardin Bruins, 11-0 in five innings.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Lady Cardinals win twice

    The Taylor County Lady Cardinals picked up a pair of wins in three games last week, beating 20th District rival Adair County and 5th Region foe Thomas Nelson sandwiched around a loss to Mercer County.

    Taylor County took control quickly against Thomas Nelson, scoring 10 times in the second on the way to a 15-0 win in three innings Tuesday night.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Holy Cross squeezes Eagles out of All 'A'

    The Campbellsville Eagles knew exactly what was coming, but they couldn’t make the play that likely would have kept Friday’s game at Louisville Holy Cross going.

    Holy Cross junior Trenton Brewer perfectly executed a suicide squeeze, scoring junior Craig Thompson, to send the Cougars to a 2-1 win over the Eagles in the All ‘A’ Section 3 title game.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Taylor's Gumm reaches 600 wins

     

    Taylor County baseball coach Jeff Gumm reached 600 career wins in April, reaching the mark as the Cardinals beat 20th District foe Marion County, 13-3 on April 12.

    Gumm, who now has 606 victories, ranks eighth on the career wins among active coaches, according to the KHSAA record books. He ranks 18th all-time in the KHSAA.

  • 5th District Magistrate Ed Gorin retires from Fiscal Court

     

    A long-serving Taylor County magistrate is stepping down due to his health.

    Ed Gorin, who serves as magistrate in District 5, wrote the court a letter explaining he was retiring because of health reasons after nearly 16 years of service.

  • State Sen. Max Wise to hold town halls at local schools

     

    State Sen. Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, will be holding town halls at school districts across the 16th Senate District in the coming weeks. 

    Locally, Wise will be holding a town hall at Campbellsville Independent Schools at Hamilton Auditorium at 5 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 1. 

    On Wednesday, May 9, Wise will hold another town hall at Roger D. Cook Auditorium at Taylor County High School. That event will also be at 5 p.m. ET. 

  • Mayoral forum set for Tuesday evening

     

    Campbellsville residents will have a chance to hear from each of the six candidates vying to be the city’s mayor.

    A political forum is set for Tuesday, May 1, at Campbellsville University’s Ransdell Chapel at 7 p.m.

    Incumbent Mayor Tony Young, who is seeking a third term in office, as well as challengers Brenda Allen, Sharon Hoskins-Sanders, Patricia “Patti” Phillips, Roger Robertson, and Steven Seibech have all agreed to participate in the forum, according to event organizers.