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  • Taylor County Fair horse shows are June 2

    The Taylor County Fair offers rides, competitions, food, fellowship and much more. But for those looking to strut their horses, this year's annual horse competitions will be Saturday, June 2.

    Admission to the shows is $5. For more information about the shows, contact Anna Johns, show manager, at 465-6797 or visit www.taylorcountyfair.org.

    Youth Horse Show

    The Taylor County Youth Horse Show is for children of all ages.

  • "I'm a Dam Runner"

     

    The Friends of Green River Lake group hosted its second annual "I'm a Dam Runner" 5K walk/run on Saturday, May 12.

    Nearly 220 people participated in 13 different male and female age groups.

    Winners

    Female Categories

    Ages 1 to 14          Clair Keller

    Ages 15 to 19        Amarah Reed

    Ages 20 to 24        Lauren Cox

  • Taylor County Fair dairy, beef, youth shows are June 2

    Though the rides won't begin until two days later, the Taylor County Fair opens on Saturday, June 2, with the annual beef, dairy and youth shows.

    The Taylor County Fair Open Dairy Show and Open Youth Show will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, at the Taylor County Fairgrounds.

    Supreme senior champion will receive $300. Supreme junior champion will receive $200.

    Breeds competing will be Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein and Jersey, red and white.

  • Police present identity theft class

     

    Campbellsville Police Capt. Pat Thompson presents an identity theft class at Taylor County Bank on Tuesday, May 8.

    Thompson said she has investigated several attempted identity thefts in Taylor County and encourages residents to never give out their personal information to someone on the phone.

    She said residents should question a person who says they must send money to claim a prize and warned those who attended about attempted scams via text message.

  • July Fourth celebration booth rentals now available

    Booth rentals are now available for the annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration.

    Booths will be 10x12 and setup will be from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4.

    Exhibitors can also set up at Miller Park for the annual fireworks show from 5 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. To set up at Miller Park, there is an additional $50 fee. Vendors must have set up a booth on Main Street to set up at Miller Park.

  • County to help residents find lost 'treasure'

    Calen McKinney

    reporter@cknj.com

    The date is set for the county to help residents find "lost" money.

    At Taylor County Fiscal Court's March meeting, magistrates voted to participate in Kentucky State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach's unclaimed property Treasure Finders program.

  • Anti-drug coalition, law enforcement host drug drop off

     

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition partnered with local law enforcement and the DEA on Saturday, April 28, to host a drug drop off for those wanting to safely dispose of unwanted prescription medications.

  • CU Theater presents "Red"

     

    Campbellsville University Theater presented "Red" on April 26-28.

    "Red" is about a master abstract expressionist, Mark Rothko, who has just landed the biggest commission in the history of modern art, a series of murals for New York's famed Four Seasons Restaurant.

    In the two years that follow, Rothko works feverishly with his young assistant, Ken, in his studio on the Bowery.

  • Why garden?

     

    Dr. Rick Durham, a horticulture specialist with the University of Kentucky, presented a gardening class at the Taylor County Extension Office on Tuesday, April 24.

    About 25 people attended and learned how to plan a home vegetable garden.

    They also learned about gardening in small places, different types of vegetables and why people garden.

  • Library hosts computer classes

     

    Taylor County Public Library is offering free classes for anyone who would like to learn how to use a computer.

    A class focusing on how to use Microsoft Word was offered April 23 and 24 from 10 a.m. to noon.

    And on April 26, the library offered a typing class from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 465-2562.