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Today's News

  • Johnson-Pavy engagement

    Anna Marie Johnson and E.J. Pavy of Campbellsville announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, June 26.

    Johnson is the daughter of the Rev. David and Pam Johnson of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Jerry and Joyce Johnson and Daphne Brewer of Tifton, Ga. and the late T.J. Brewer.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville High School and a senior at Campbellsville University, majoring in exercise science and sports medicine. She is employed at Baskin-Robbins.

  • Robb anniversary

    Linda Kay Judd and Richard Byron Robb of Greensburg will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on June 28.

    Their children are Ricky Robb and Terra Kennedy, both of Louisville, Renee Dobson of Campbellsville, Christopher Robb of Greensburg, and Rachael Johnson of Ft. Riley, Kan.

    They also have 11 grandchildren.

  • Dairy farmers celebrate survival

    June's Dairy Month has arrived and, this year, dairy farmers are celebrating their farms' survival.

    For decades, dairy farms have had a major impact on the local community. But over the past year, they've taken a hit, feeling the brunt of an economic recession. As a result there has been a significant drop in the number of operating dairy farms in Taylor County.

  • Oil spill takes its toll on local family's business

    Steve and Teressa Germain are glued to the television. Sitting in their Campbellsville home, they are watching their future fall apart at the hands of the largest environmental disaster to ever strike the U.S. - the BP oil spill.

    Steve was looking forward to an early retirement. A truck driver by trade, the long hours on the road were getting to him, so he started looking at his options.

  • Cook earns Kentucky All-Star label

    Becca Cook is a Kentucky All Star. The 2010 Taylor County High School graduate went 4-6 at the plate in the East-West All-Star Series at the University of the Kentucky over the weekend.

    The .667 weekend earned her a spot on the Kentucky team for their All-Star Series vs. Tennessee on Thursday, July 1 at Western Kentucky University.

    Hayes also honored at all-star games

  • Biodmedical treatment presentation is June 26

    Linda Durham of Foundation for Biomedical Resources Inc. will give a presentation on the treatment of autism, ADHA, asthma, allergies and autoimmune disorders on Saturday, June 26 at the Taylor County Public Library.

    The event will be from 10 a.m. to noon and is sponsored by Counseling Associates on Greenbriar Drive.

    The session will give a general overview of how the biomedical treatment of autism and other disorders works. Door prizes will be given away.

  • Wild, Wild West

    About 160 people attended a performance of Madcap Puppets, a puppet theatre company from Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Part of Taylor County Public Library's summer reading program, the performance, "Annie Oakley's Wild West Show," featured several different stories and characters, as well as audience interaction.

  • Higdon to meet with Taylor Countians

    State Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, will be visiting county offices in several communities on Wednesday, June 30 to meet with residents and take any questions or comments about the recent legislative session or any other concern they may have.

    Higdon will be at the Taylor County Courthouse from 3 until 5 p.m.

     

  • County receives $26,100 recycling grant

    Taylor County has received a $26,100 Kentucky Pride Fund grant.

    On Friday, Gov. Steve Beshear announced 38 recycling and 10 household hazardous waste grants totaling more than $3.5 million to expand recycling in Kentucky, reduce the amount of solid waste going into landfills, and sustain the environmental management of hazardous waste from homes.

  • Woman competes in quilt challenge

    A former Campbellsville woman is in the midst of a challenge and is asking for her hometown's help.

    Bonnie Minor, who now lives with her family in Orange, Texas, is participating in this year's "Crayola Quilt Challenge." Each year the event raises money for a Ronald McDonald House charity.

    Minor, a 1992 graduate of Campbellsville High School, is the daughter of Ollie Newton and the late Gaye Newton. She and her husband David have three children, Nora, who will be 6 in June, and twins, Olivia and Paul Thomas, who will be 3 in June.