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Today's News

  • Funds low at Food Pantry

    In an average month, the Taylor County Ministerial Food Pantry spends about $5,000 to help nearly 300 needy families keep food on the table. However, while the need is steady, the income is not.

    Donations have dropped and the food pantry, now dangerously short of funding, is reaching out to the community.

    "We get a big rush at Thanksgiving and Christmas, and then it collapses," said Ted Beam, ministerial association treasurer.

  • Harmon Kids Corner

    Cheyanne Rose Harmon will be 1 year old on Feb. 28. She is the daughter of David and Jennifer Harmon of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Larry and Lettie Harmon of Greensburg, Lois Carter of Campbellsville and the late Robert Carter. She also has a special great-uncle, Mike Whitman, who is like a grandfather.

  • Rice displays quilts

    Roca Rice, formerly of Campbellsville, now a resident of Atria Assisted Living in Elizabethtown, displays her quilts during a resident arts and crafts show at Atria.

  • Legg celebrates third birthday

    Jace Legg celebrated his third birthday on Jan. 23. His birthday weekend included a party on the 23rd with his friends at A Child's Workplace, where they decorated monster truck cookies. That night he attended a monster truck show in Lexington, where he was recognized. On Saturday, Jan. 24, he had a Grave Digger monster truck party at his home. Children in attendance included Tyler Gribbins, Bryten Close, Hudsen Close, Madison Hardin, Morgan Hardin, Jillian Hammes, Zack Miles and Caleb Hamilton as well as other friends and family.

  • Church to take over operations at Veterans Memorial Park

    Campbellsville Baptist Church will take over the operation of Veterans Memorial Park this spring.

    At Tuesday night's regular Fiscal Court meeting, magistrates unanimously approved contracting with the church to provide services at the park for the upcoming sports season from March 1 through Oct. 31.

    The future of Veterans Memorial Park has been the topic of several governmental meetings in the past few months and began with a County budget discussion at last October's Fiscal Court meeting.

  • Choir and dance troupe to perform at Lindsey Wilson

    Southcentral Kentucky residents will have an opportunity to hear Korean folk music and enjoy traditional Korean dance at a concert by the Pai Chai University Choir and Dance Troupe.

    The concert will be at 8 p.m. ET Monday, Feb. 9 in V.P. Henry Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

  • Benefit singing is Feb. 6

    A benefit singing for Neal Tucker, who is being treated in a hospital, will be Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. ET at the Knifley Fire Department.

    Singing groups, including "The Gospel Train" and others will perform. Food will be sold and donations will be collected.

    To donate, or for more information, contact James Cochran at Mt. Zion Church at 469-8595, Gene Cornett at (606) 787-1904 or John McQueary at (606) 787-5516.

     

  • Love letter contest winners announced

    "But now remains faith, hope, love, these three;

    but the greatest of these is love."

    -I Corinthians 13:13

    Love. It truly does make the world go 'round. Whether it's the romantic love of sweethearts, the cherishing love of parents, or the loyal love of friends, we all have special people in our lives.

    But do the people you love know just how much you care?

  • Moss

    Ralph and Barbara Moss of Campbellsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 31.

    The Mosses were married in 1959 in Harrodsburg.

    The couple met when Barbara, originally from Anderson County, attended Campbellsville College, where she met Ralph, a native of Taylor County. They have lived in Campbellsville since they were married.

    They have three children, Tommy Moss of Lexington, and Rikki Moss and Janice Moss-Brown, both of Louisville. They also have three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Love and family are week's focus

    "I wish you shelter from the storm

    And a cozy fire to keep you warm

    And most of all

    When snowflakes fall

    I wish you love."

    -Albert A. Beach

    English lyrics

    Love is in the air ... and in our newspaper pages.

    Between Valentine's Day this Saturday, the winning love letters on today's front page, a story about the Happiness and Opportunity through Marriage Education program, or H.O.M.E., and the Bridal Feature on page 8A, we're celebrating love.