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Today's News

  • Diabetes classes planned

    The Taylor County Health Department will host free diabetes management classes in April.

    A night class will be from 5 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 16.

    For more information, contact the health department at 465-4191 Ext. 270.

     

  • CU to host symposium Friday, April 17

    Campbellsville University will host the fourth annual Upper Green River Aquatic Fauna Symposium at 1 p.m. Friday, April 17 in the banquet hall of the Student Union Building.

    The Student Union Building is located on the main campus and is the fourth building on the left at the main entrance.

    The program will feature a series of talks by several speakers.

  • Restaurant inspections for April 13

    The following restaurants were inspected by the Lake Cumberland District Health using the scale below.

    - 85 to 100, pass inspection.

    - 70 to 84, restaurant must be reinspected within 30 days.

    - Under 70, a suspension of permit notice is sent to owner; if owner doesn't reply within 10 days, the permit will be revoked and the restaurant will be closed.

  • County hosts cleanup April 24-25

    Taylor County residents who want to do some spring cleaning will soon have a place to take some of their unwanted items.

    The County will offer a cleanup Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    The cleanup will be at the paved back parking lot at the former Fruit of the Loom building.

    Those attending should enter and exit only off West Main Street. Signs will be posted.

    There may be a long line, so those attending are asked to be patient and watch for traffic and workers.

  • CU to host senior art exhibit

    Seth Hart of Monticello will show his senior art exhibit at Campbellsville University's art gallery through April 17.

    A reception will be given in his honor Monday, April 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public. The gallery is located at 205 University Drive.

    Hart will display drawings (graphite and color pencil); oil paintings, printmaking, pen and ink, pastels in 2D, 3D assemblages, sculptures and pottery.

  • Annual pancake breakfast is April 25

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department's annual pancake breakfast will be Saturday, April 25 from 5 a.m. to noon.

    Advance tickets can be purchased at the fire department or from a firefighter beginning Wednesday, April 1 for $4.50 each. Tickets at the door are $5 each.

     

  • Bone marrow drive is April 14-17

    One of Campbellsville University's professors, Dr. Kris Weatherly, has been diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia and the only treatment for this disease is a bone marrow transfusion.

    Currently, there are no viable donors who are a match for Weatherly in the national donor bank.

    "It is imperative that Dr. Weatherly receive a transplant within the next couple of months or it could be too late for him," according to Chrys Hines, instructor in business at CU.

  • St. Catharine College to host job fair

    The second annual St. Catharine College job fair will be Friday, April 17.

    About 20 employers will be meeting potential employees from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lourdes Hall gymnasium. 

    This year's employers include temporary employment agencies, recruiters from the federal government, private business, post-graduate educational programs and state agencies.

  • Benefit planned for Taylor County student

    A benefit yard sale Friday, April 17 will benefit a local girl who is waiting for a bone marrow transplant.

    The sale will begin at 8 a.m. at the Community Center. Proceeds will benefit Sarah Glass, a 7-year-old student in the Taylor County School system. 

    To donate items, contact Sheila Hayes at 465-5859 or 849-5484, JoAnne Carter at 465-1149 or Melissa Carter at 789-6731.

     

  • Speaker to address living with diabetes

    Ann Gann, a member of the sanofi-aventis A1C Champions Program, will speak and share her personal experience of living with diabetes at the Taylor County Health Department on Thursday, April 16.

    The program is a patient-led approach to diabetes education by sharing diabetes management strategies based on training and personal experience.

    Gann will discuss developing a healthy lifestyle, overcoming fears about diabetes, finding resources for support and other topics.