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Today's Features

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    July 2, 1998

    Jennifer Warren and Megan Cary were crowned Miss Independence and Miss Taylor County Fair, respectively, Saturday night at Hamilton Auditorium.

    John David Inman of Campbellsville is among 447 students at Eastern Kentucky University named to the president's list for spring semester study.

    Samantha Floyd, 3, won first place in the Crusade for Children baby contest at Kroger, East Broadway. She is the daughter of Doug and Sharon Floyd of Campbellsville.

    Dr. James Watkins was recently certified by the American Board of Surgery.

  • 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.

  • I don't know this from experience, but I'm told all it takes is one hit of crack to become addicted. But that's not my addiction.

    For me, it's watching food shows on TV. Not the how-to-cook shows, but the restaurant shows like "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" on the Food Network or "Food Paradise" on the Travel Channel.

  • 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.

  • If you could be free from shots for your diabetes, wouldn't you want to be?

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host a free class on insulin pump therapy on Monday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Taylor Regional Hospital meeting room.

    The class will be presented by RN Judy Harrison who will explain the benefits of insulin pump therapy, answer questions and give an insulin pump demonstration.

    To register for the course, call (800) 280-7801 Ext. 10808 or visit www.sayyestopumping.com by July 7.

  • 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.

  • The Live in Lebanon free outdoor concert series continues in historic downtown Lebanon on Saturday.

    Scarecrow, one of central Kentucky's finest show bands, will perform country and pop music from 8:30 p.m. to midnight in the outdoor plaza beside Big Jim's Steakhouse & Buffet. There is no admission and the concert will be moved inside in case of inclement weather.

    For a complete Live in Lebanon schedule, visit www.visitlebanonky.com.

    For more information, call (270) 692-3970 or e-mail bigjims@alltel.net.

  • Campbellsville Baptist Church will sponsor the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration's annual gospel singing.

    This year's event will be Sunday in the church's auditorium. The singing begins at 6:30 p.m.

    This is an official event of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration and will mark the 10th consecutive year for the event.

    Three groups will perform at this year's singing: The Joymakers, The Polston Family and From the Heart.

  • Kimberly Davis, a junior member of Girl Scout Troop 2164, has earned the Girl Scout Bronze Award and the Junior Girl Scout Leadership Award.

    The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest award a junior Girl Scout can earn. It shows she has made a promise to help others, improve her community and world and become the best she can be.