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  • St. Jude benefit is Jan. 1

    Green River Stables will host its fourth annual Saddle Up for St. Jude event to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 1 at Green River Stables.

    Horse rides on the trails at Green River State Park will be given beginning at noon.

    Donations will be collected to help St. Jude battle against childhood cancer and other diseases. Refreshments will be served.

    Green River Stables is located at 592 Robin Road, off of Lone Valley Road.

    For more information, contact Darrell or Erin Wise at Green River Stables at 789-4525.

  • Make-A-Wish celebrates 25th anniversary

    Calling all former wish kids and grown ups in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. If you have had a wish granted locally in the last 25 years, contact your local Make-A-Wish office.

    Officials want to hear from you and invite you to be a part of the organization's celebration year. As a part of Make-A-Wish's 25th anniversary, The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana is hoping to find out "Where are they now?"

  • Al-Anon offers help to families

    While decorations and advertisements for the holiday season generate excitement earlier each year, the anticipation of good times sometimes doesn't match reality.

    Last year, Mary met her 22-year-old daughter Jessie at the home of a friend. The house was beautiful. A large pile of wrapped presents surrounded the tree.

  • Junior Miss send-off reception is Dec. 30

    A send-off reception for Taylor County Junior Miss Megan Romines will be Sunday, Dec. 30.

    The reception is from 2 to 4 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church's Fireside Room.

    Romines will compete Jan. 11-12 in the Kentucky Junior Miss competition at the Lexington Singletary Center.

    Family, friends and community members who wish to show support are invited to attend.

  • Nominations sought for 2008 Kentucky history awards

    The Kentucky Historical Society and the Historical Confederation of Kentucky are seeking nominations for the 2008 Kentucky History Awards.

    The awards acknowledge outstanding achievements in the field of history by individuals, civic leaders, communities, museums and historical organizations.

    The awards celebrate outstanding programs, exhibits, Web sites and publications, as well as individuals who have excelled in the field or made lifetime contributions to the preservation, awareness and appreciation of Kentucky's history.

  • KHO seeks families in need of home repairs

    Kentucky Heartland Outreach will be awarded a grant from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund administered by the Kentucky Housing Corporation.

    As a result, KHO is currently taking applications from low-income families in Taylor and Green counties who are in need of home repair. The repairs will be completed in the summer of 2008 and are totally free of charge to the homeowner.

    The deadline for applications is Feb. 29.

  • Wreaths Across America ceremony comes to Lebanon

    The Kentucky Patriot Guard Riders has volunteered to conduct the Wreaths Across America ceremony this year at the Lebanon National Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 15 at noon.

    Seven ceremonial wreaths will be placed to remember those who gave their lives in service.

    Specially made wreaths for Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines and POW/MIA will be placed on memorials during the ceremony.

  • Local bands to perform at governor's inauguration

    Campbellsville and Taylor County's marching bands will perform Tuesday in Frankfort during the inauguration parade for Kentucky's Gov.-elect Steve Beshear.

    According to Taylor County's Band Director Stephen Bishop, the bands will perform an arrangement of "My Old Kentucky Home."

    Bishop said he isn't sure what time the band will be performing, but the parade is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon.

  • Volunteers sought for archeological work

    On Jan. 8, archeologists from the Southeast Archeological Center in Atlanta will begin working at the Boyhood Home at Knob Creek near Hodgenville, and they're seeking students and volunteers to help.

    This project, funded by the Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, will provide archeological data for any evidence from the Lincoln family time period or earlier historical periods.

    Archeologists will be using shovel testing survey methods, geophysical surveys, magnetometer surveys, test unit excavation and backhoe trenching.

  • ATV safety night is Thursday

    ATV safety night for children and adults is Thursday at the Taylor County Extension office.

    A free meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6 p.m.

    Two motocross helmets will be given away as door prizes.

    For more information, or to RSVP, call the extension office at 465-4511.