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Today's News

  • TCHS Students of the Week for 12-3

    Taylor County High School named its Students of the Week for Jan. 7-11. They are, from left, Jessica Seaborne, Chanelle Gardner, Taylor Cox, Griff Tucker, Shawn Myers, Courtney Warren and Hope Wigginton.

  • Thomas-Bright

    Jamie Rene' Thomas and John Marshall Bright, both of Danville, will exchange wedding vows on Friday, Feb. 29.

    Thomas is the daughter of Juanita Hardgrove of Danville and the late Wilbur Hardgrove.

    She is a 1981 graduate of Boyle County High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University. She is employed with Boyle County Board of Education as a kindergarten instructional assistant at Woodlawn Elementary. She is also a hostess at the Danville Cracker Barrel.

    Bright is the son of Geneva Bright of Campbellsville and the late Harse Bright.

  • Mt. Roberts hosting faith sharing training course

    Mt. Roberts Baptist Church is hosting a faith sharing training course titled "The Way of the Master."

    The course began on Jan. 20 and will continue each Sunday through March 9. Classes begin at 6 p.m.

    The church is located at 989 Mac Pittman Road in Campbellsville.

  • KCS visits nursing home residents

    Kentucky Christian School students shared gifts, goodies and songs with local nursing home residents rather than exchanging gifts with one another at Christmas. Jim Durham accompanied their carols.

  • Shiloh donates to backpack program

    Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church made a $700 donation to the Taylor County BackPack Program on Jan. 10. Pictured are Darlene Humphress, left, Taylor County BackPack Program coordinator, and Ron Ferree, pastor of Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

  • Birth Announcements for Jan. 24

    Anthony Scott and Reva Jean Rapier of Greensburg announce the birth of a son, Scott Wesley, at 9:40 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are John and Janrose Rapier of Greensburg and Nell Marcum of Hopkinsville.

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    Dayna Holmes and Sean A. Estes of Campbellsville announce the birth of twin daughters, Madison Danielle Estes and Chyenne Kailen Estes, on Sunday, Jan. 6 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville.

    Grandmother is Vikki Wheeler.

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  • Animal shelter expansion complete

    If the shrill chorus of barks reveals anything, it's that the Taylor County Animal Shelter is now home to nearly four times the number of animals it once was.

    A recently completed expansion at the Taylor County Animal Shelter has given shelter employees 98 cages in which to house stray animals. Shelter cages used to total 28.

    The shelter received a $51,000 grant last year to expand its facility, which is located off KY 210, just past Wal-Mart and behind the Taylor County Farmers' Market.

  • TRH to offer food safety class

    As food service professionals know, awareness and commitment to promoting food safety is a primary obligation. Proper training is one of the best ways to install food safety procedures with the establishment.

    That's why Taylor Regional Hospital Nutritional Services Department will be offering ServSafe Classes beginning in spring 2008.

  • Property transfers for Jan. 24

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    Debra MacConaugha of Liberty Road in Campbellsville to Rodney and Kimberly Cox of Stoner Creek Road in Elk Horn, a tract of land on the north side of Campbellsville-Elk Horn and Mannsville Turnpike, 25 acres, and a tract of land on the north side of KY 70, 3 acres, $65,000.

    Randall and Teriea Graves of Lone Valley Road in Campbellsville to Neil and Calen Wayne of Lone Valley Road in Campbellsville, a tract of land on the east side of Bethel Hill Road, 6.02 acres, $60,200.

  • Farmers continue push for new tobacco contracts

    Tobacco farmers representing 13 counties met last week to express their displeasure with the 2008 contract offered by Philip Morris.

    The meeting Jan. 16 was a follow-up to a December meeting, during which farmers said they wanted to know if tobacco growers in other areas felt the same way. The answer that came back was a definitive yes.

    "We've all got the same concerns," said Forrest Stevens, a farmer from Anderson County who sells his tobacco in Lebanon.