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Today's News

  • Fall festival planned for Sept. 12

    The second annual Fall Heritage Festival at The Homeplace on Green River will be Saturday Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    The festival will have heritage activities such as a corn maze, a blacksmith, quilt displays, a hay castle, food vendors and more.

    Those who attend will see apples pressed for juice, a blacksmith make items how they were made before electricity was invented, quilts made by hand, how to make items from clay, and more.

  • First noontime organ recital is Sept. 8

    Nevalyn Price Moore, who retired in 2008 after 28 years as part of the Campbellsville University School of Music faculty, will lead off the Noontime Organ Recital Series on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 12:20 p.m. in CU's Ransdell Chapel.

    Her recital will include works by Gerald Near, J.S. Bach, Noel Goemanne and Jean Langlai. Moore formerly dedicated the organ in Ransdell Chapel during her tenure at CU.

  • 'Come Paint With Us' event is Tuesday, Sept. 8

    A "Come Paint With Us" event will be offered at the Taylor County Extension Office beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m.

    Any person who wants to paint with acrylics is invited to this organizational meeting.

    Everyone from seasoned artists to those who have never picked up a brush is welcome to attend. Those attending can bring paint and brushes if they have them.

    Those wishing to attend should call 465-4511 to help organizers plan the event.

  • Property transfers for Sept. 3

    It is the policy of the Central Kentucky News-Journal to publish public records as they are reported by various agencies. Names appearing in "Property Transfers" are published without exception, to preserve the fairness and impartiality of the CKNJ and as a news service to our readers.

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

    Adam and Holly Wood of Elk Horn Road in Campbellsville to Kevin and Rita Spires of Elliott Ridge in Elk Horn, tract 1 of the Wood Division, 2.9196 acres, $16,081.50.

  • County sets new tax rates

    Though some rates will decrease and others will increase, County tax revenue is expected to remain the same.

    In the past, Taylor County Fiscal Court has each year approved a "compensating" tax rate, which means that the new tax rate is expected to bring in about the same amount of money as the previous year's rate.

    Magistrates agreed to do the same this year at Tuesday night's regular Fiscal Court meeting. The compensating rate does not require a public hearing.

  • Tebbs Bend flea market is Saturday, Sept. 12

    Tebbs Bend is becoming known for more than just its Civil War history. It's also the place to go for a 3-mile-long flea market.

    The annual Tebbs Bend Road Community Wide Flea Market will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12.

    If it rains heavily Saturday morning, the flea market will be canceled.

    The 13th annual flea market is hosted by the Tebbs Bend-Green River Bridge Battlefield Association.

  • Free concerts a great deal

    Taylor County has been blessed with regard to the arts.

    The Central Kentucky Arts Series and Campbellsville University already provide many unique opportunities. And, now, the annual Music in the Park concert series is kicking off its new year.

    Sponsored by Greater Campbellsville United, the City of Campbellsville and Taylor Fiscal Court, Music in the Park brings a series of free musical performances to Miller Park's amphitheater on Fridays in September.

    And each week features a different type of music.

  • Durham High Memories

    This past weekend's biennial Durham High Reunion was a success, organizers say, attracting Durham alumni from California, Alabama, Georgia, Chicago and the Virgin Islands.

    "Everything went well," said Gladys Maddox, one of organizers of the event.

    Maddox said about 500 people attended the weekend-long event.

    The Durham High School campus closed in 1963 and the reunion has taken place every other year beginning in 1979.

  • Tigers edge Cumberland 38-37 in opener

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  • County receives state funds for dead animal removal

    Taylor County will receive $7,200 from the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board to support a Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program in Taylor County.

    The Taylor County Conservation District submitted a proposal to the Taylor County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board.