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Today's Features

  • Taylor County Cattlemen's Association will accept applications for participation in the County Agricultural Investment Program beginning Oct. 31 at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    Applications will be accepted through Nov. 14 during regular business hours, which are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • The Compassionate Friends of Central Kentucky group has changed its meeting place.

    The group will now meet at The Rock Community Church across from Cox Interior.

    Meetings are on the third Monday of each month except May, July and December, at 6:30 p.m.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 14, 2004

    Taylor County High School's Marching Cardinals will take the field Saturday at Franklin-Simpson during semifinals of the Class A state marching band contest.

    Seventh graders from Taylor County and Campbellsville middle schools recently visited Shaker Village as part of their studies on Janice Holt Giles' book "The Believers."

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    Eyes of the Kentucky National Guard were focused on 30 individual Soldiers who became the Commonwealth's newest commissioned officers during a ceremony on the Capitol steps on Sept. 27.

    Graduates hailed from Campbellsville, Barbourville, Fort Thomas, Frankfort, Frenchburg, Glasgow, Hardinsburg, Harrodsburg, Hindman, Hodgenville, Lexington, Louisville, Morgantown, Mount Juliet, Mount Sterling, Mount Washington, Owensboro, Paducah, Penrod, Radcliff, Verona and Versailles.

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    Taylor County High School Class of 1964 members met for their 50-year class reunion on Aug. 30 at the TCHS cafeteria.

    Front, from left, are Vickie Long Gwilliam and Sherry Wise Shively.

    Second row, Aileen Caulk Clark, Zannie Jones Anderson, Joanne Garnett Waller, Wanda Sue Benningfield Pierce, Gloria Antle Kreilein, Myna Dudgeon Graham, Ruby Bradshaw Wilson, Faye Smith Parsons, Maye Smith Gore, Helen Colvin Canada, Rita Beams Underwood and Brenda Skaggs Philpott.

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    DeAnne Mardis, at right, owner of Sew Unique, spoke at Campbellsville Business & Professional Women's Club meeting this month. Pictured with her at left is employee Laura Morris. The two are also BPW members.

    Sew Unique is located at 112 Roberts Road in Campbellsville.

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    Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, who will begin serving as Taylor County's senator in January, recently spoke to Boy Scout Troop 616 at Bethel First Presbyterian Church about the importance of being civic-minded and a positive part of their community.

    The scouts are working to complete the Citizenship in the Community merit badge, which requires being able to interview a community leader.

    Wise agreed to speak and answer questions about many issues related to his work with the FBI and his goals for state government.

  • Taylor County Extension Homemakers recently announced that Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers have proclaimed this week as Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association Week.

    Developed in cooperation with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association is a volunteer organization that works to improve the quality of life for families and communities through leadership development, volunteer service and education.

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    October is National Energy Awareness Month. This is an annual national effort to underscore energy's importance to our prosperity, security and environment.

    Energy efficiency means performing the same job using less energy. New technologies and processes make this possible. Energy efficiency is the fastest and cheapest solution for reducing energy use, saving money and preventing greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has begun a new Church Life Teams initiative that will be in contact with churches to meet their needs.

    Dr. G. Ted Taylor, director of FIRST CLASS, church outreach and parents relations and School of Theology professor; the Rev. Ed Pavy, director of campus ministries at CU; Dr. Tony Cunha, dean of the School of Music; and Wes Carter, assistant director of church outreach are facilitators and coordinators of the life teams.