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Today's News

  • Marion County Japanese Cultural Day is March 30

    Ever wanted to learn how to use chopsticks? At the eighth annual Marion County Japanese Cultural Day, visitors can do that and more.

    See sword fights, sample traditional Japanese food and listen to the thundering rhythms of chudaiko and odaiko drums.

    This year's festival is Sunday at the Centre Square Convention Center in historic downtown Lebanon. The event is from 1 to 4 p.m. Parking and admission is free.

  • Students celebrate National Junior Beta Week

    March 3-7 was National Junior Beta Week. Members of the Junior Beta Club at Taylor County Elementary School have been involved in a variety of community service activities this year.

    The students have collected items for the food pantry and eyeglasses for the Lions Club. They have also collected cell phones and inkjet cartridges for recycling.

    At Christmas, they assembled holiday baskets, which were distributed to Taylor County families by the Family Resource Center. Several members are also volunteering their time at local nursing homes and at school and church activities.

  • Warren-Posey

    Leona Warren and Alan Posey will exchange wedding vows on Friday, April 11.

    Warren is the daughter of Mary Warren and the late Roy Warren.

    Posey is the son of Nelson and Judy Posey.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. at Elk Horn Baptist Church.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. No formal invitations will be sent.

  • Public record for 3-27-08

    Traffic

    George Herbert Bridgewater, 37, of North Columbia Avenue in Campbellsville, one headlight, failure to wear seat belts, dismissed; driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, second offense, $817, 14 days in jail, credit given for one day already served, 13 days to serve, alcohol drug education program, license suspended for 12 months.

    William J. Bright, 29, of Highway 289 in Lebanon, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, proof filed, dismissed.

  • Feathersburg Church of God plans revival

    Feathersburg Church of God will be hosting a revival from Sunday, April 6 through Wednesday, April 9.

    Service times are Sunday morning at 10:45 and Sunday evening at 6. Services on Monday through Wednesday are at 7 p.m.

    Bro. Charlie Heater of Paintsville, Ky. will be the evangelist. Special music is planned for each service.

    For more information, call the church at 789-4316.

  • Assigning secretary needed for 5th Region basketball

    The 5th Region Policy Board is accepting letters of interest for the position of varsity boys' and girls' basketball assigning secretary.

    This is for the school year 2008-2009.

    Anyone interested should mail a letter to: Jerry Taylor, P.O. Box 37, Munfordville, Ky. 42765.

    Deadline is Tuesday, April 29.

  • Weather spotter class offered April 8

    Taylor County Emergency Management, in conjunction with Campbellsville-Taylor County Fire Department, will host an advanced spotters class at the Campbellsville-Taylor County Fire Department's third floor meeting room Tuesday, April 8 at 7 p.m.

    The certified training will be taught by National Weather Service staff and will last about two hours. Emergency service personnel, school officials, industrial safety officials, those responsible for public safety and the general public are invited to attend.

  • Taylor weightlifters do well

    Taylor County finished in a third-place tie in Class 3A at the Kentucky High School State Weightlifting Meet on March 15 at Central Hardin.

    The Cardinals tied Elizabethtown behind Russell and Spencer counties in a competition with more than 380 participants.

    Junior Chris Thomas paced Taylor County to its high finish by winning the 205-pound weight class with lifts totaling 920 pounds - 340 on bench press and a dead lift of 580 pounds.

    Other Cards performers were:

    - Sophomore Huston Bragg, 14th in the heavyweight class (710, 250-460)

  • Blood drives is April 11

    The official World Health Day 2008 celebration is Monday, April 7, but you can help make the world a healthier place all month long by donating blood.

    This year's World Health Day theme is "Protecting health from climate change." Extreme weather-related disasters are just one concern related to climate change.

  • KCS students compete in science fair

    Kentucky Christian School students recently competed in the Association of Christian School International Regional Science Fair in Lawrenceburg. Pictured are, from left, front: Cory Pace, third grade, superior ribbon; and Lynsey Smith, fourth grade, superior ribbon. Back: Cole Frazier, second grade, blue ribbon; Korri Briggs, fourth grade, blue ribbon; and second graders Faith Gaddis and Mattison Blakeman, blue ribbons, and Sara Clark, red ribbon. Pace and Smith also received the judges' award for their grades.