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Today's News

  • TCHS Drama to present 'Wizard of Oz' on April 29-May 2

    The Taylor County High School Drama spring production will be "The Wizard of Oz."

    Students will perform the play April 29 and 30 and May 1 at Campbellsville University Theater at 7 p.m. and May 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person.

     

  • Man accused of carrying deadly weapon

    A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

    Gary J. Dooley, 21, of 130 Ray St. was arrested at 3:59 a.m. Monday, April 19.

    According to Dooley's arrest citation, the Taylor County Sheriff's Office received a complaint from a woman stating that Dooley was intoxicated and threatening to harm her.

    Court records state that the woman called the sheriff's office again and reported that Dooley was attempting to get inside the home in which she was in on Davis Road.

  • Planning for Life

    It's often a difficult time, planning the funeral for a loved one. But local funeral home directors say many arrangements today are being pre-planned by the deceased, making those final preparations easier for family members.

    Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home owner Larry DeWitt says about 60 percent of his business comes from pre-arranged funerals.

    DeWitt says people can lock in the cost of their funeral by pre-planning and spare their family the stress of planning the service.

    "I say, 'Hey, today we can talk about this without getting all teared up.'"

  • TRH to offer heartsaver class

    Taylor Regional Hospital will present a Basic Life Support class on Friday, April 30 from 8 a.m. to noon at the TRH Learning & Resource Center, located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The class will be presented by Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator.

    The BLS for Heartsaver Course is for the lay rescuer who does not need a credential (a card) documenting successful completion of a BLS course. The BLS for Heartsaver Course will teach how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking.

  • Paintings on display at LWC

    When painter Anne Stewart Anderson sees Oprah Winfrey, she sees more than a famed media personality.

    Anderson, whose works will be on display in "Mythic Women Juxtaposed" in the Lindsey Wilson College Lucretia C. Begley Art Gallery through April 30, sees famous women such as Oprah and Hillary Clinton as all manner of Greek goddesses and mythological figures.

  • Run for the Son benefit motorcycle ride is May 1

    The Vision Riders Chapter 1038 of the Christian Motorcyclists Association will have its annual Run for the Son benefit ride on Saturday, May 1.

    This is the only fundraising event CMA hosts each year and all money raised will go to the mission outreach efforts of the Christian Motorcyclists Association.

    The ride will begin at Green River Plaza. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. and the ride will begin at 1 p.m.

  • Former FOL owners sued

    A company that stored materials at the former Fruit of the Loom site has filed suit against the building's former owners, alleging that they owe for property damaged in a fire.

  • Attorney General alerts consumers to crib recall

    Attorney General Jack Conway and his Kentucky Kids Alert partners want to make sure Kentucky consumers are aware of an important recall announcement from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission involving Graco-branded drop-side cribs.

    The CPSC announced a voluntary recall of 217,000 of the cribs manufactured by LaJobi due to entrapment and suffocation hazards.

  • Blood drive is Thursday, April 29

    Looking for a way to give back to your community but don't have a lot of time to volunteer? Eligible individuals can help save a life in about an hour, according to the American Red Cross, by giving blood.

    "Blood is a perishable product that can only come from generous volunteer blood donors," said Linda Voss, CEO of the American Red Cross Blood Services River Valley region. "By donating blood, you can make a difference in the lives in your community and throughout the nation."

  • Educational pregnancy program is April 29

    The Taylor County Health Department will host a two-hour educational program, "The No's of Pregnancy," on Thursday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Each participant will receive a gift bag for their baby and chances to win other prizes. A light lunch will be provided free for mothers and a guest.

    For more information, call the Regional Prevention Center at (866) 213-8739.