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Today's Features

  • Hayden, 5 months, and Madison Ball, 3, are the children of Trey and April Ball of Campbellsville. Their grandparents are Dubby and Denise Ball of Campbellsville and Boyd and Jackie Curry of Greensburg. Great-grandparents are Jean Payton and Sissy Ball, both of Campbellsville.

  • On June 1, Central Kentucky violin students, ages 5 to 16, performed for parents, relatives and friends in a recital at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The students, who are from Taylor, Green, Adair, Casey, Pulaski and Cumberland counties, played a variety of pieces from Baroque by Telemann and Bach to blues and novelty pieces by Phillips and Kroll.

    Also featured on the program were solos and string ensemble pieces, including a medley of hymns, ending with the well-known "Amazing Grace." Highlights of the program can be seen at www.youtube.com/drnoelrd.

  • Hannah Wise and Weston Jones were honored with a wedding shower on April 26 at Feathersburg Church of God. Pictured are, from left, Monteen Mings, the bride's great-grandmother; Wanda Carroll, the bride's grandmother; Carla Milsap, the bride's mother; Hannah and Weston; Karen Jones, the groom's mother; and Leanna Burress, hostess.

  • William R. and Carolyn Callison Pruitt of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th anniversary tomorrow.

    The Pruitts were married on July 4, 1958, in Campbellsville.

    They have one son and two daughters-in-law, Bruce and Jennifer Pruitt of Radcliff and Shanti Pruitt of Indianapolis, Ind. The couple also had another son, the late Randall Pruitt.

    The couple also has two grandchildren, Sarah Pruitt and Matthew Pruitt, both of Indianapolis.

    They will be celebrating with family.

  • Greater Campbellsville United is seeking residents' thoughts on their seven favorite places in Taylor County.

    A booth with questionnaires will be set up downtown during tomorrow's Fourth of July Celebration.

    GCU Director Wanda Washington asks residents to stop by the booth and fill out a ballot.

  • If your summer project is to build a wetland, then you should visit your local library to check out "Wetland Drainage, Restoration and Repair."

    Eastern Kentucky PRIDE recently donated copies of the book to every public library in the 38 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky, as well as the region's NRCS and Conservation District offices.

  • Taylor County Girl Scout Troops #222 and #2164 visited Camp Kentahten on June 13. The girls participated in team building activities including climbing a rock wall, giant swing, zip line and low ropes. The girls learned the benefit of teamwork in accomplishing tasks. Pictured are, from left, Samantha Clark, Rylee Beard, Meredith Johnson, Kimberly Davis, Brittany Rose, Brooke Gilpin, Lauren Johnson, Katie Long, Jenna Corbin and Hannah Reynolds. They are pictured with their activity guide, Jason "Ski" Roach.

  • Darlene and Richard Britton and John and Lisa Thomas, all of Campbellsville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Whitney Thomas, to Kasey Adam Sanders, son of Kathy and Jeff Bell of Campbellsville and Chris and Leah Sanders of Georgetown.

    Thomas is the granddaughter of John and Helen Mattingly of Calvary and the late Jack and Dotty Thomas.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed as a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital will host a Cooper Clayton Stop Smoking Class in the summer and fall.

    The classes are free and will begin Thursday, July 17 at 4:30 p.m. Each class will last about an hour. The courses will extend more than 12 weeks.

    The Cooper Clayton Method to Become a Non-Smoker is an effective smoking cessation method that addresses all aspects of smoking.

    The method uses nicotine gum or nicotine patches and provides 12 intensive education sessions followed by weekly support group meetings focusing on relapse prevention.

  • Taylor County Public Library will host a back-to-school night on Tuesday, July 15 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

    Those who wish to attend should bring their teacher's name for the next school year. Participants will be able to make a craft to give to teachers on the first day of the new school year.

    Story time, snacks and full library services will also be available.

    The Friends of Taylor County Public Library group will have its next meeting Tuesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. at the library.