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  • Teens learn at fashion camp

     

    They learned how to take a T-shirt and turn it into a scarf, along with how to make a belt, necklace and headband.

    Twelve local teenagers attended a fashion day camp at Taylor County Extension Office on Tuesday.

    Amanda Sublett, Taylor County Extension agent for 4-H/youth development, led the camp.

  • Music on the Courthouse Square

     

    They sang, clapped and danced along to the music.

    About 30 people gathered at Taylor County Courthouse Square on Friday night to hear some live music.

    Greater Campbellsville United sponsored the event, which featured local singers Yulanda Bradshaw, Mackie Jo Pennington and Jan Overstreet.

  • Doing our job to serve you

    Recently, the Central Kentucky News-Journal reported on a local official who was charged with an alcohol-related offense.

    Naturally, the CKNJ covered the story. That was our responsibility, and it's the same way we would handle any other public official in a similar situation. Still, we've heard some complaints, including people calling our office to cancel their subscription to the CKNJ because of the story.

  • Man charged with violating terms of sex offender registration

     

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with violating the terms of his sex offender registration for the second time.

    Michael L. Vanheck, 33, of 702 Buckner St., was arrested last Thursday at a store on South Jackson Street at about 9 a.m.

    According to Vanheck's arrest citation, he had registered his address with probation and parole staff members as 3735 Bengal Road in Campbellsville.

  • Sunday kicks off National Farmers Market Week

     

    Spring might have gotten off to a late start, but there is an ample supply of locally grown tomatoes, sweet corn, green beans and other fresh produce at the Taylor County Farmers' Market.

    Sunday will kick off the 15th annual National Farmers' Market Week, a tradition started by the United States Department of Agriculture to recognize the important role farmers' markets play in the agricultural and food economy. The USDA is encouraging consumers across the nation to support their local farmers markets Aug. 3-9.

  • Taxes can help pay your hospital bills

    It began in the early 1990s, but even so, not all residents know they can receive credit on their bills for the property taxes they pay to Taylor Regional Hospital.

    TRH CEO Jane Wheatley said the hospital has, to date, given residents $2,889,753 in credit on their tax bills.

    Wheatley said the hospital allows residents to receive the amount of property taxes they paid to the hospital as a credit on their bills.

  • Schools have a lot on their plates with menu planning

     

    Local schools work hard to provide nutritious and appetizing meals for students.

    Following state and federal guidelines, school breakfasts and lunches are all balanced and contain vegetables, fruits, grains and meats.

    At Campbellsville schools, all students eat breakfast and lunch for free.

    The majority of Taylor County students eat free, though the number isn't quite high enough for all students to receive free lunch.