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Today's Features

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    Bethany and Alexander Bush of Munfordville and Tish and Scott Necessary of Campbellsville recently graduated from the prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room.

    Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH and are taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

    For more information, call the TRH Women's Center at 465-3561 Ext. 2232.

  • Lucas Pennington

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will have two commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., in Ransdell Chapel, when 196 graduates will receive diplomas.

  • Kasey Ricketts

    Campbellsville University

    Taylor County residents are invited to take an 11-day inspirational tour of Israel and Jordan.

    Dr. Scott Wigginton, professor of pastoral ministries and counseling at Campbellsville University, said the group will be leaving from Nashville, Tenn., on an overnight flight to Jordan on March 1. They will arrive back home on March 11.

    The last day to reserve a spot on the trip is Sunday, Dec. 15.

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    The Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility hosted its annual Hall of Trees Celebration on Sunday, and many residents came to buy chances to win prizes that were donated by local businesses.

    The businesses decorated trees and Grandview staff members made Christmas treats.

    All money collected will be divided between Toys for Tots and Toys for Kids toy drives to benefit Taylor County children.

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    KORT employees decorated Green River Ministries homeless shelter on Tuesday and collected food and toiletries for its residents.

    Tawana Eastridge, a physical therapist assistant and organizer of the event, said many local businesses donated Christmas ornaments and other items to GRM to make sure residents were surrounded by Christmas cheer.

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    Harry and Karen Pelle of Taylor County received the Outstanding Kentucky Forest Steward Award.

    James McDaniel, forester with the Kentucky Division of Forestry, and assistant director Steve Kull made the presentation.

    The Pelles were also the Central Region winner. Their more than 1,500 acre farm is located in Taylor County.

    The award was presented during the annual Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts meeting in Louisville.

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    Taylor County Health Department staff members dressed in blue on Thursday, Nov. 14, in support of World Diabetes Day.

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    Taylor County Cattlemen's Association and Taylor County Farmers' Market recently gave a $300 donation to the Taylor County Food Pantry after their ribeye sandwich fundraiser.

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    Patti Phillips of Tim Horton Camp Kentahten Children's Foundation and Courtney Mills at Taylor County Elementary School unload some food recently donated for local needy families.

    The elementary has a backpack program, which helps support 128 children in need of food to take home.

    About 14 percent of families and 18 percent of the population in Campbellsville and Taylor County live below the poverty line.

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    Jack and Wyeneth Eastridge of Campbellsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Campbellsville University's banquet hall.

    The Eastridges have four sons and daughters-in-law, a daughter and son-in-law, six grandchildren, a step-granddaughter, a great-granddaughter and a step-great   granddaughter.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts, though cards are welcome.