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Milestones

  • Historical Society has annual picnic

     

    Taylor County Historical Society had its annual picnic at the Homeplace on Green River on June 12.

    Twenty-three people attended.

    Ken Forman, president of the Homeplace Association, gave a brief history about the Homeplace.

  • Twins grow 22-pound cabbage

     

    Twins Reili and Keelie Farmer, 10 1/2, grew a 22-1/2 pound cabbage at their grandmother Rena Hubbard's house on West Main Street.

    The cabbage fed six families with many leftovers.

  • GRM raises nearly $4,000 at golf scramble

     

    Green River Ministries recently hosted a golf scramble and raised nearly $4,000.

    The money raised will be used to pay the mortgage on the GRM building for about four months.

    Winners of the golf scramble are Charlotte Bratcher and Janey Read, and, in back, Sandy Gaskins and Pam Huber.

  • 'Survivor' T-shirt sale benefits food pantry

     

    H&W Sport Shop owner Ronnie Hord, right, and "Survivor" contestant Jefra Bland Hines presented a $968 check to Marietta Moyers, long-time volunteer at the Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

    H&W, which printed "Survivor" T-shirts promoting Hines' time on the show, donated a portion of money from each T-shirt sold to the food pantry.

  • Wood wins pedal tractor pull

     

    Landon Wood, 7, of Campbellsville, placed first in the Taylor County Farm Bureau and Taylor County FFA pedal tractor pull at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July celebration.

    Wood is the son of Adam and Holly Wood.

  • CHS student competes at FCCLA national leadership conference

     

    More than 7,000 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members, advisers, alumni and guests from across the country gathered in San Antonio, Texas recently for the 2014 National Leadership Conference. The conference is based on the student-originated theme "SOAR." Cheyenne Milby, a graduating senior at Campbellsville High School, was among the members and took part in STAR Event Competitions at the conference. She was accompanied by her adviser, Deanna Campbell.

  • Library hosts cheese making workshop

     

    Happy cows make good cheese, he said. And he should know.

    Kenny Mattingly's family has owned a dairy farm since the 1970s. In 1998, they began to make cheese. And now, Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese, located in Barren County, produces 14,000 pounds of about 30 varieties of cheeses each month. About 12,000 pounds is sold each month to grocery stores, restaurants, farmers' markets and individuals via the Internet.

  • Huddleston grows 9-pound cabbage

     

    Jaden Huddleston, 9, grew this 9-pound cabbage with the help of his grandfather, Coy Sluder.

    Huddleston received the cabbage plant in Beverley McQueary's third grade class at Taylor County Elementary School.

  • Resident cuts hair for Locks of Love

     

    Troy Watson of Campbellsville donated two 10-inch braids of hair recently to Locks of Love at Great Clips.

  • Cattlemen's association donates to Relay for Life

     

    Jason Miller, president of the Taylor County Cattlemen's Association, recently presented Taylor County Relay for Life co-chair Sheila Hayes with a $1,000 check.

    All proceeds from the cattlemen's sale of ribeye sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks at Relay for Life on June 13 went to the local Relay drive.