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  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for the week of Feb. 21-27.

    From left are freshman Hannah Shines, sophomore Dana Jolly, junior Jenna McFarland and senior Mariah Corbin.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 24.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Chloe Hall, first-grader Tatum Caulk, second-grader Chloe McCubbin, third-grader Adrieanna Wile and fourth- and fifth-graders Taegan Montgomery and Olivia Wisdom.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of Feb. 24.

    They are Miranda Oliver, Baylee Sprowles, Connor Wilhoit and Jade Blackson.

    Not pictured is Amelia Christie.

  • Residents complete jobs readiness class

     

    Big Sandy Area Development District Regional Kentucky Works Program recently hosted a Jobs Readiness Activities Class at the Campbellsville Fire & Rescue building.

    Those attending and graduating are, from left, Natashia Albright, Cassie Amber, Joe Cornett, regional planner; Billie Wooldridge, Patricia Simpson, Lisa Cheatham, instructor; Bianca Taylor, Anthony Boils and Anthony Strong.

  • City's new emergency alert system activated

    Campbellsville/Taylor County E-911, in conjunction with Emergency Communications Network, has activated the new CodeRED weather alert system in anticipation of severe weather this afternoon.

    All residents are strongly urged to go to the city of Campbellsville's website at www.campbellsville.us and click on the CodeRED link and register their phone number and address immediately.

  • Road funds awarded to Taylor County

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has announced that Taylor County Fiscal Court will receive $38,000 in County Road Aid emergency funds.
    The money will be used to repair a portion of Wilson Creek Road.
    “These emergency funds are being used to repair roadways to improve safety and mobility,” stated Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock. “These projects are an example of the Cabinet’s commitment to providing a solid infrastructure in Taylor County and all across the Commonwealth.”
     

  • Taylor Regional honors new employees

  • St. Baldrick's goal is to surpass $200,000

     

    Nearly 400 people have shed their locks at a local fundraiser to raise money for children’s cancer research. And organizers are hoping that number will grow even higher.
    The fifth annual St. Baldrick’s fundraiser is set for Saturday, March 24. The event will be at Campbellsville University’s Powell Athletic Center. Campbellsville resident Donna Wise is again coordinating the event.

  • Mullins to shave her head for St. Baldrick's cancer fundraiser

     

    Vicki Mullins gets her hair trimmed about every four weeks. But after March 24 she won’t be making many trips to the salon for quite some time.
    That’s because Mullins has decided to buzz her head in an effort to raise awareness about cancer, and join others in the St. Baldrick’s Shaving for a Cure.
    Nobody knows better than Mullins about what cancer can do. She has lost two husbands, a brother and a father to cancer. To date she has raised $1,800 with another $700 in pledges.

  • Girl Scout cookies now on sale

     

    Those who haven’t bought their Tagalongs or Samoas are in luck.
    Girl Scout cookie booth sales begin tomorrow and will be at various locations in Taylor and surrounding counties for the next few weeks.
    Though this year’s advanced sales were down a bit from last years, there are still a few weeks left to go in the cookie season, which ends March 19.
    There will be a booth sale at Walmart each Saturday through March 19. For complete details, see the chart that accompanies this story.