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Today's News

  • County signs garbage agreement

    County garbage pickup service will remain with Waste Connections Inc.

    Magistrates awarded a five-year contract to the company at last week's regular Taylor Fiscal Court meeting.

    At the Court's September meeting, magistrates agreed to begin advertising for bids to provide the County's solid waste service. The current franchise agreement with Waste Connections Inc. ends in December.

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers said three responses were received.

  • Two seek to fill U.S. Representative's seat

    Next month's General Election will allow voters to select their choice for Kentucky's next U.S. Representative.

    Incumbent Ron Lewis will give up his seat, which he has held since 1994, to one of two state legislators, either Sen. David Boswell, D-Owensboro, or Sen. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green.

    Boswell's political career began with two terms as a Kentucky State Representative from 1978 to 1982.

    Boswell was elected Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture in 1984 and elected to the Kentucky State Senate in 1990.

  • Public Record for 10-20

    District Civil Filed

    08-C-367, filed 8/29/09; Midland Funding LLC v. Evelyn B. Long of Spurlington Road in Campbellsville. Plaintiff alleges defendant owes on account, $632.06, interest and court costs. Defendant was served 9/23/08.

    District Civil Settled

  • TRH opens community walking track

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted a ribbon cutting for a community walking track on Aug. 21.

    The quarter-mile track was the idea of the Taylor Regional Community Quarter Century Club. This group of team members who have been employed for 25 years or more wanted to do something worthwhile for the entire community.

    Local businesses and individuals have donated more than $20,000 to complete the project. The track is open to anyone at anytime they would like to walk.

    Water and electricity will be installed soon.

  • Citizens donates to TCHS soccer program

    Mark Johnson and Citizens Bank made a contribution to the Taylor County High boys’ and girls’ soccer teams. Pictured are, from left, Charles Higdon Jr., principal at TCHS; Jason England, head girls’ soccer coach; Mark Johnson, president of Citizens Bank; Brandon Centers, assistant boys’ soccer coach, and Jeff Gumm, TCHS athletics director.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 15, 1998

    David Clark Dennis has received a Presidential Scholarship at Cumberland College in Williamsburg.

    The Taylor County High School Marching Cardinals competed at the Louisville Male Invitational Band Contest on Saturday and received its fourth distinguished rating of the season.

    Asa Swan, 19, a fifth-year senior at Huntington College, has been nominated by the school to be a Rhodes Scholar.

    John Holmes has followed up his individual state golf championship by earning Kentucky's Mr. Golf title for 1998.

  • Bengals, Titans still in first in youth football

    The Titans and Bengals maintained their one-game leads in Junior and Senior League battles in Campbellsville Community Club Youth Football with easy triumphs last week.

    Colts 14, Saints 12

    The Colts remained one game behind the Titans.

    L.J. Haralson's 40-yard touchdown run on the second play gave the Colts an early 6-0 lead before Brayden McVay tied the game with a one-yard run for the Saints in the fourth frame.

  • Hispanic Outreach Program set for Oct. 25

    Greater Campbellsville United and the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights will present a Hispanic Outreach Program on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 2 to 6 p.m.

    The event, which will feature informational booths, door prizes, food and more, will be at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

     

  • Grace Notes

    Recently, a friend came to me with "the look." As the mom of a teenager, her face said what her words couldn't: "What happened to my child - what happened to me? I used to be smart; I used to be competent, and now I can't do anything right. I even breathe wrong. Just ask my kid."

    I hugged my friend and said, "Oh! It gets worse. But then it gets better!"

    Since then, I've been thinking a lot about my friend and how I can actually be a friend to her in these next few years. Truthfully, I am woefully lacking in friendship skills.

  • Living Grace to host yard, bake sale on Saturday

    Living Grace Church is planning a community wide yard and bake sale Saturday beginning at 9 a.m.

    The church has lots of items to get rid of and welcomes others to do the same. Some of the items that will be sold include excess doors, trim, base boards, crown molding and casing, desks, filing cabinets, chairs, an oven, dry erase boards, pipe from a sprinkler system, televisions, heaters and a piano.