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Today's News

  • Hansford visits KCS

    Candace Hansford, a missionary to Tanzania, demonstrates native wear on Olivia Cheatham during Kentucky Christian School's weekly chapel service.

  • TCHS Class of 1998 reunion is Oct. 4

    The Taylor County High School class of 1998 will have a 10-year reunion Saturday, Oct. 4.

    The reunion will be at Tim Horton's Camp Kentahten.

    For more information, contact Dana Hayes Fuller at (859) 552-6832 or Brooke Herron Houk at 469-5625.

  • Seventy-nine new voters registered during CU's fall registration

    Rachel Crenshaw

    Campbellsville University

    The Social Workers in Touch Can Help - SWITCH - Club, an organization of the Campbellsville University Carver School of Social Work and Counseling, along with members of the Taylor County Clerk's office, recruited 79 new voters for the upcoming elections during Campbellsville University's fall student registration on Aug. 18-19.

    The registration booth was set up just outside of the Davenport Student Commons, where all students and residents of Taylor County were welcome to register.

  • Grace Notes: Ode to a pipsqueak giant

    Every church has one and mine is no exception - a matriarch or mother of the church.

    It's not a title or position someone campaigns for or is appointed to, but it's a role someone becomes by virtue of her love and faith and selfless faithfulness.

    In my church, that would be a tiny pipsqueak named Betty Santana. I always tell Betty that the reason I like her so much is because I tower over her. The truth is, even though she's only about 4-foot-9 or so, she towers over everyone at my church, me included.

  • Webster, Porter honored with wedding shower

    Angela Webster and Brandon Porter were honored with a wedding shower on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the home of Opal Porter. Pictured are, from left, Tammy Porter, Laura Wilds, Angela and Brandon, Amy Porter and Candace Porter. The couple will marry on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Mt. Roberts Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

  • Fall Festival planned at The Homeplace on Green River

    The Homeplace on Green River, a historical demonstration farm and education center, will host an old-fashioned Farm Festival on Oct. 10-11.

    The 220-acre farm - located on KY 55 and Tebbs Bend Road, about halfway between Campbellsville and Columbia - has been owned by only three families since its founding in 1805.

    At the festival, the public will see efforts that have been made to restore the 203-year-old property and will also get to experience a wide variety of traditional farm activities.

  • One injured in Casey County crash

    An Elk Horn woman was involved in a crash that sent one person to the hospital Sunday.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, Michelle Long, 34, of Elk Horn was driving a 1998 Dodge truck west on KY 70 when she lost control on the rain-slickened road. The crash occurred at 3:43 p.m.

    Long was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. Her passenger, 56-year-old Kenneth Michael, who was not wearing a seat belt, was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital for injuries. His condition was unavailable as of press time.

  • Campbellsville teen injured in LaRue crash

    Two people suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash Monday on Campbellsville Road in LaRue County.

    At 7:30 a.m., a southbound 1985 Nissan 300 ZX driven by Genesis Feather, 18, of Campbellsville, crossed the center line and struck a northbound 1993 GMS Sierra pickup driven by David Marcum, 72, of Magnolia.

    The head-on crash occurred near the intersection of O.O. Despain Road.

  • Library to host book fair through Oct. 10

    The friends of the Taylor County Public Library will host a book fair through Oct. 10 at the library.

    Those wishing to donate used books to the fair can turn them in to the library's basement before Saturday, Sept. 27.

    For more information, contact Bonnie Webster at 465-2562.

  • Music in the Park

    About 50 people attended last Friday's Music in the Park event, which featured several local acts performing country music.

    Tomorrow's Music in the Park event, the last in the series, will feature Gifted Soul performing MoTown music from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Guests are invited to bring their lawn chairs, blanket and cushions for an evening of entertainment.