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  • The library's best kept secret

    Bonnie Webster

    Taylor County Public Library

    Do you know what some people think is the best kept secret of the public library?

    The answer is the Ellison Letterpress Machine. Then you might wonder what is the Ellison Letterpress?

    It is one of the handiest things that a person invented to cut out multiple copies of one item. Gone are the days of ragged paper edges, lopsided cutouts, uneven circles and hours of wasted time.

  • Christian Cultural Apologist speaks at CU chapel service

     

    Aaron C. Presley

    Campbellsville University

    "Connecting faith and culture by engaging contemporary issues with Biblical truth"-this is the mission of Dr. Jim Denison, president of Denison Forum on Truth and Culture of Dallas, Texas.

    Denison presented a view of the current world in terms of Christianity to students and faculty Sept. 28 during the university's weekly chapel series.

  • Christian Cultural Apologist speaks at CU chapel service

     

    Aaron C. Presley

    Campbellsville University

    "Connecting faith and culture by engaging contemporary issues with Biblical truth"-this is the mission of Dr. Jim Denison, president of Denison Forum on Truth and Culture of Dallas, Texas.

    Denison presented a view of the current world in terms of Christianity to students and faculty Sept. 28 during the university's weekly chapel series.

  • TCMS teacher honored with school-wide ice cream social

     

    Taylor County Middle School teacher Donna Williams, a semi-finalist for Kentucky's Teacher of the Year award, was recently honored by representatives from Blue Bell Creamery with a school-wide ice cream social.

    From left are Blue Bell representatives Greg Guthrie and Dave Davies, Williams, vice principal Tony Jewell and principal Cherry Harvey.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed Winners for the week of Oct. 18.

    They are, from left, Jay Milburn, Zane Parker, Abby Hillard, Makayla Tucker and Trevor Holland.

  • CES names Writers of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week. They are, from left, Ellington Gowin, Sydney Wilson and Kenzi Forbis.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed Winners for the week of Oct. 18.

    They are, from left, Jay Milburn, Zane Parker, Abby Hillard, Makayla Tucker and Trevor Holland.

  • TCMS students attend leadership conference

     

    Taylor County Middle School students Rylen Smith and Madison Lauer recently represented their school at the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.

    Patricia Jones, a TCMS social studies teacher, nominated the students for the conference. They were accepted based on their academic and leadership skills.

    While in Washington, the students studied leaders of the past, characteristics of leadership and toured the D.C. area.

  • Third Sunday gets locals out and about

    About 50 people attended the annual Third Sunday event last Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park. Third Sunday is a statewide event that encourages Kentuckians to engage in physical activity.

  • Local family named March of Babies ambassadors

    Juliana Maria Contreras was determined to go home to Campbellsville.
    Born 10 weeks premature on March 3, she was surprisingly healthy, despite weighing just 1 pound, 13 ounces. She was breathing on her own, but was put on a ventilator for only one day. She remained on oxygen for five weeks.
    Aside from low birth weight, the only physical affect of Juliana being born premature was a hole in her heart, which, according to her mother, Ashley Contreras, closed on its own.