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Today's Features

  • Taylor County High School Class of 1994 will host a 20-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 18.

    For more information, call Amy Carney Farmer at (270) 465-7056.

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    Using everyday items commonly found in junk drawers, local youth worked together to build a balance beam and robotic arms at Taylor County 4-H Youth Development Junk Drawer Robotics Day Camp last Thursday.

    4-H assistant Jordan Stapp said youth learned about various design and engineering principles such as pivot points and torque force and applied them to their projects.

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    Central Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #22 recently donated more than $5,000 to local schools to buy clothing and other supplies for students.

    Lodge president Rick Benningfield presented $2,571 gift cards to Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center coordinator Sue Crabtree and April Melton, coordinator of the Taylor County Family Resource and Youth Services Center for its middle and high schools.

    FOP members solicited donations in the community.

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    Katherine Leigh Waggoner and Grant Hall Samples of Mayfield announce their engagement.

    Waggoner is the daughter of Joseph and Becky Waggoner of Mayfield.

    She is the granddaughter of Ruth McConnell of Hopkinsville and Joe and Betty Waggoner of Mayfield.

    Waggoner is a 2010 graduate of Graves County High School and a 2014 graduate of Murray State University, with a degree in graphic design. She is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi.

    Samples is the son of Kenny and Debbie Samples of Mayfield.

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    Ashley Shaine' Burdine and Thornton Crum Jr. of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Burdine is the daughter of Doug and Tara Burdine of Campbellsville. She is the granddaughter of Sharon and Dennis SoFiak and Sonny and Phyllis Lyons, all of Campbellsville, and Anne McKeehan and Bill Burdine of London.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed by Walmart.

    Crum is the son of the late Thornton and Lois Crum. His grandparents are the late Willy and Goldie Crum and James Peanut and Ella Lois Endicott.

  • Meaghan Rankin of Louisville and Avery Hill of Nashville, Tenn., announce the birth of a son, Avery Hill Jr., at 10 a.m. on July 13 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Connie Maye of Louisville, Timothy Rankin Sr. of Lexington and Sherri Murphy of Nashville.

    Great-grandparents are Robert Johnson of Louisville and Paulette Hill of Lewisburg, Tenn.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 29, 2004

    Clelland and Barbara Jo Farris Hubbard will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 8.

    Joyce Kelley won a 12-place setting of silverware raffled off by Taylor County Republican Women during Campbellsville's Fourth of July celebration.

    John Holmes, a 2001 Taylor County High School graduate who will be a senior this fall at University of Kentucky, has qualified for his second consecutive U.S. Amateur.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.