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Today's News

  • Homeplace to host annual fall festival

    The annual fall heritage festival at The Homeplace on Green River will be Saturday, Sept. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    The family-oriented festival will feature new activities and the most popular activities from previous years.

    There is a $5 parking fee, which includes one ticket each for up to three children younger than 12. The tickets are for the barrel train, hay ride and face painting. Additional tickets are $1.

  • GriefShare support group forms, meetings start Sept. 2

    A new grief support group has formed in Taylor County, and meetings begin Sept. 2.

    Dr. Lynda Collins will lead the group, which will meet for 13 weeks at St. Andrew United Methodist Church.

    The group is called GriefShare and is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. It's a place to be around people who understand what the others are feeling.

    At GriefShare, those attending will learn about recovering from grief and renewing hope for the future.

  • Diversity festival to feature art contest, other activities

    Greater Campbellsville United will sponsor its annual community Diversity Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Taylor County Extension Office.

    There will be several activities, including a youth art show.

    Students in kindergarten through high school can use any medium to express what makes them unique. All participants will receive a ribbon and be entered into a drawing for a prize.

  • Booth space available at arts and crafts festival

    Booth space is now available for the Green River Arts and Crafts Festival, which will be Saturday, Nov. 22.

    The annual festival will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Taylor County middle and high schools.

    Taylor County Band Boosters sponsors the event.

    Vendors will begin setting up on Friday, Nov. 21.

    Booth space is 8x10 and rental fee is $40 for the day or $70 for two spaces. Access to electricity will cost an additional $5.

    Canopies aren't allowed and vendors are responsible for their tables and extension cords.

  • Downed power line causes small fire
  • One person injured in two-vehicle crash
  • Russell joins Green Room

     

    Casey Russell, a stylist, has joined The Green Room.

    Russell is a master stylist and is a great addition to The Green Room’s team of talented salon professionals, according to The Green Room owner Karen Patton.

    Russell specializes in the latest hair techniques, but also offers manicures, pedicures and waxing and enjoys doing special occasion hairstyles.

    Russell, who lives in Greensburg with her husband and daughter, has been a stylist for several years.

  • Clerk’s office audit released with recommendations

     State Auditor Adam Edelen recently released the annual audit of the Taylor County Clerk’s office for 2013.

    The audit found County Clerk Mark Carney’s financial statement to fairly represent the revenues, expenses and excess fees of the Taylor County Clerk’s Office in conformity with the regulatory basis of accounting.

    Edelen included three comments with the audit, however, stating that Carney should require timesheets prepared by his employees.

  • Beef marketing expert speaks at Ag Council
  • One person injured in three-vehicle crash