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Today's News

  • Hair today, gone tomorrow

    We've tried bribery. We've begged. We've pleaded. All to no avail. After all of our years together, she's leaving us.

    Yep. My family's hairstylist is retiring.

    We're panicking. And it's not just me; the kids are in a tizzy, too. With the exception of a handful of occasions when our schedules didn't mesh, no one else has ever cut our hair.

    Now, if you're a man reading this, you likely won't understand our dilemma. "What's the big deal?" you're thinking. But I can pretty much anticipate the thought from many women: "Oh, you poor girl. I feel for you!"

  • Taylor County Fair offers pageants for all ages

    The Taylor County Fair is offering pageants for all ages, beginning Tuesday, June 24.

    - The Miss Taylor County Fair pageant will begin June 24 at 7:30 p.m. Registration is from 5 to 7 p.m.

    The pageant is for girls ages 16-21. Contestants must reach their 16th birthday but not reach their 22nd birthday by Oct. 31. Entry fee is $25. Contestants will compete in swimsuit and evening gown competition. Swimsuits must be one piece and contestants must wear shoes.

  • Shively honored for 92nd birthday

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Her kind smile. Her red fingernails. Her diminutive stature. Her nice clothes. Her seeing the best in children. Her smell.

    Virginia Graves Shively of Campbellsville is all of these adjectives and more, according to those who attended an event at Campbellsville University on April 18 in honor of her 92nd birthday, which was April 24.

    The idea was conceived by her son, Dr. Eugene Shively, a Campbellsville surgeon, who discussed the idea with Chuck Vaughn, Centennial campaign officer for major gifts at CU.

  • St. Catharine College announces dean's list, president's list

    St. Catharine College recently announced the names of students who have achieved extraordinary academic success for the spring 2008 semester.

    The dean's list includes all students who had a grade point average of 3.6 to 3.999. The president's list includes students who had a perfect 4.0 during the spring semester.

    Students from Taylor County who were on the dean's list included Hannah Cox, Amanda Shaw, Christopher Smith, Keely Tedder and Emily Thomas.

    Sherry Clark from Taylor County was named to the president's list.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital names Chambers/Shely Scholarship winners

    Scott Gwinn and Traci Walker were the recipients of the Drs. Henry Chambers and Forest Shely Scholarships.

    Gwinn and Walker are both from Campbellsville and attended Taylor County High School.

    Gwinn received the Physical Therapy Scholarship and plans to attend the University of Kentucky. He was involved in Beta, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Farmers of America and chorus. He is the son of Allan and Carol Gwinn.

  • School Menu for May 26-28

    Taylor County

    May 26-28

    Monday - No school. Memorial Day.

    Tuesday - Manager's choice.

    Wednesday - Hot dog, baked chips, variety of vegetables, choice of fruit, cookie and milk.

  • Benefit ride is Saturday

    A benefit ride for the family of Billy Joe Ritchie Jr. will be Saturday in Greensburg.

    Ritchie died last March from muscular dystrophy. He was 17. All proceeds collected will go toward funeral expenses and Ritchie's tombstone.

    The ride will begin at the Northgate Shopping Center with signups starting at 10 a.m. ET. The 70-mile ride will leave at 11 a.m.

    The ride will end with a meal, auction, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing.

    For more information, call 789-6657, 469-8560, (270) 405-6080 or (270) 405-6087.

  • KCS students take year-end trip

    Kentucky Christian School's fourth- and fifth-grade classes took a three-day trip to Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio. The trip included visits to the Creation Museum & Planetarium, The Freedom Museum, Newport on the Levee and Kings Island.

  • Voters say yes to alcohol

    Turnout was higher than expected Tuesday as nearly 7,000 Taylor Countians took to the polls to cast their votes.

    Awaiting a voting machine cartridge from Mannsville before results could be tallied, Taylor County Clerk Mark Carney told a small crowd gathered at the courthouse Tuesday evening that candidates and the alcohol issue encouraged more residents to participate in the election.

    "We had an 8 percent turnout for the last presidential primary," Carney said. "We have 40 percent for this primary. The issues and the candidates brought out the voters."

  • Hodgenville plans celebration in honor of Abraham Lincoln

    A community-wide celebration is planned for Hodgenville on Saturday, May 31 in conjunction with dedication and unveiling ceremonies of the Boy Lincoln sculpture.

    The bronze sculpture was created as part of the Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commemoration. It is being placed on the Hodgenville town square opposite an existing seated statue of President Abraham Lincoln, which was created by Adolph A. Weinman and dedicated on May 31, 1909.