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Milestones

  • '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.

  • Donut Dash results announced

    The results of Campbellsville Kiwanis Club's first Donut Dash have been released.

    The club hosted the dash last Saturday to raise money for its Coats for Kids program, which provides coats for children who might be unable to afford them. The fundraiser raised $2,097.

    For every donut eaten during the race, two minutes were subtracted from the participant's final time.

    Terry Holmes was the overall winner and was named the Donut Dash champion.

    Winners of the dash, which was a 5K run or 1-mile walk, are as follows.

    Walkers:

  • Photo contest winners announced

    Winners of the annual Orthydone photo contest, hosted for the Fourth of July holiday, were recently announced.

    In the Taylor County faces category, first place went to Judy Gwinn, Larry Smith took home second and Connie Shuffett was the third-place winner.

    In the Taylor County children, Krista Kessler took home the top prize. Emily Cook was second and Krista Kessler was third.

    In the Taylor County hands category, Paula Bishop was the first-place winner. Gwinn took home second-place honors and David Cook was third.

  • Burkhead receives scholarship

     

    Brent Burkhead was the recipient of a scholarship recently presented by the brethren of Pitman Lodge.

    He received the scholarship for his dedication and service to the lodge.

    Gregg Williams, master of Pitman Lodge, presented the award.