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  • Knifleys are Farm Family of the Year

     

    It’s a three-generation operation, but the family is hoping it might become four one day.

    Leroy, his son Eugene and grandson Lyle Knifley operate a large farm on Old Columbia Road in Campbellsville. They grow corn, beans and wheat and Lyle has about 100 baby calves. Leroy started the operation in the 1960s after closing Knifley Feed and Supply in Elk Horn.

    “Been doing it ever since,” Eugene said.

  • The Grandview, a Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility, is Chamber Business of the Year

     

    It’s not about keeping the beds full. It’s about keeping those who are in the beds happy and healthy.

    The Grandview, a Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility, recently received the Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year award. Chamber member Kathy English presented the award at the Chamber’s banquet last month. Other nominees were Auto Smart, Campbellsville Handmade Cherry Furniture and the Taylor County Extension Office.

  • Davis learns men can get breast cancer, too

     

    The insurance company thought it was a mistake.

    “[They said], well, we don’t know about him being a man with breast cancer,” he said. “They called back and said, ‘He’s covered.’”

    It was true. Garnett Davis, a male, had breast cancer.

    According to the American Cancer Society’s website, www.cancer.com, males having breast cancer is about 100 times less common than women.

  • Drug money buys new police uniforms

    Campbellsville Police officers are getting a $15,000 makeover, thanks to money seized in drug cases.

    Those who have seen Campbellsville Police officers lately might have noticed something different about them.

    Campbellsville Police began wearing new uniforms last week, and have also changed the decals on their vehicles.

  • Is must be magic!

     

    Magician Mark Comley presented a show on Friday night as part of the Taylor County Public Library’s Dream Big ... READ! summer reading program.

  • Conservation District announces art, writing contest winners

     

    The Taylor County Conservation District recently announced the winners of the District's 2011 art and writing contest. The theme was "Where Kentucky's Wild Things Are."

    All Kentucky students in grades six through 12 were eligible to compete in the writing contest. Students in grades one through five can compete in the art contest.

    District awards are as follows. First place in the county receives a $40 cash award and runner-up receives a $30 cash award.

  • CES presents end of the year awards

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

    Those who received energy awards were Brandon Lawson and Kenzi Forbis.

  • CES presents end of the year awards

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

    Those receiving perfect attendance awards were Nate Arachi, Savanna Brockman, Timothy Hoskins, Savannah Gumm, Jastyn Shively and Kaleigh Hunt.

  • CES presents end of the year awards

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

    Those who received Duke Map awards were Gracyne Hash, John Orberson, Bailey Smith, Ben Arachi, Emily Rodgers, Braydon Phillips, Kameron Smith, Alli Wilson, Shelby Smith, Isabella Osborne, Bailey Thompson, Cole Kidwell, Isaiah Roy, Savanna Brockman and Abie Angel.

  • CES presents end of the year awards

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently presented its students with end of the year awards.

    Those receiving conservation awards were Zaria Cowan, Kaleigh Hunt, Lauryn Agathen, Summer Edwards, Brenda Bottom, Destiny Tungate, Zaquan Cowan, Aleah Knifley, Savanna Brockman, Emily Hayden, John Orberson and Yuika Hanada.