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Today's News

  • Love and break ups

    The other day a friend announced that she had "broken up" with her daughter. She laughed as she said it, but there was a hint of seriousness to her words. At any rate, she was obviously upset.

    "What did your daughter say about it?" I asked. I couldn't imagine a mother actually doing something like that, although I'm sure it crosses most moms' minds at least occasionally.

    "Oh, I didn't tell her!" she said. "I broke up with her secretly. Besides, I don't think it's possible for a mom to break up with a child."

  • Woman's club speakers discuss retirement and healthy aging

    Campbellsville Woman's Club met Feb. 25 at the home of Frances Johnson on Lebanon Avenue.

    Becky Nash, Taylor County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, presented a program on home life and retirement planning.

    Carol Kirtley also spoke on self-awareness and healthy aging.

    The two speakers encouraged club members to be involved in their retirement planning and take better care of their health. They also cautioned them to be aware of identity theft.

  • New Covenant Church to host

    On Saturday, March 15, New Covenant Church will host "Jerusalem Marketplace: Where Jesus Walked to the Cross."

    "This year, we're transforming our church into a bustling Jerusalem marketplace," said Tim Richardson, elder. "Our Jerusalem Marketplace program will provide fun, memorable Bible-learning activities for kids, ages 5 to 12."

  • TCES receives flag from the Capitol

    Taylor County Elementary School was recently presented with a United States flag that had been flown over the Capital in Washington D.C. Phyllis Causey, field representative for Rep. Ron Lewis, presented the flag to Herbert Wheat, TCES principal. Fifth grade safety patrol members are responsible for raising and lowering the flag each day and are also pictured.

  • Hays-Pickett

    Sarah Hays and Nicholas Pickett, both of Lawrenceburg, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, March 15.

    Hays is the daughter of Larry and Jennifer Hays of Lawrenceburg. Her grandparents are Joyce and Richard Case, Davis Hays and Shirley Mullikin, all of Lawrenceburg.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration. Hays is employed as a revenue program officer for the Kentucky Department of Revenue.

  • Drive through cookie booths available March 8

    Several drive-through Girl Scout cookie booths will be set up on Saturday, March 8 at various local banks.

    The booths will be set up at Citizens Bank and Trust Co.'s KY 210 and Broadway branches, Taylor County Bank's main branch and Forcht Bank's KY 210 branch.

    Troops will be set up in the drive through of each bank so customers can drive in and purchase cookies without having to get out of their cars.

    For more information, or to purchase cookies, call (888) 771-5173.

  • School Menus for March 10-14

    Campbellsville Elementary/High

    March 10-14

    Monday - Hamburger, pickles, onions, French fries, mixed vegetables, apple and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken tenders, scalloped potatoes, glazed carrots, mandarin oranges, bread slice and milk.

    Wednesday - Taco/tortilla chips, lettuce, tomato, cheese, hash brown, pears and milk.

    Thursday - Pork chop, potato wedges, corn, celery stick, peach pie and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog, chili, baked chips, carrots with dip, pork and beans, fruit and milk.

    Campbellsville Middle

    March 10-14

  • Ballou bottoms three just before final horn

    Darren Ballou's left baseline three-pointer splashed the net with 1.3 seconds left and Taylor County could not get a timeout and the Adair County Indians repeated as the boys' 20th District Tournament champions 47-44 on the Cardinals' home court.

    "It was a fun night," admitted TCHS head coach Troy Young. "It just didn't end quite right."

    In front of a standing-room-only crowd, Taylor County (19-11) trailed 6-0 early on a pair of threes from Indian junior Corey Helm.

    However, Taylor County fought back to lead 7-6 when Chris Thomas scored on a Chase Cox assist.

  • "We Card" training is March 18

    "We Card" tobacco vendor education training has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 18 at the Taylor County Health Department.

    The "We Card" program is a vendor education program to teach the importance of asking for identification by the vendor who sells tobacco products.

    The training event is for retailers and their employees to learn about the state's minimum age laws and provides tools and materials to help them comply.

  • Four Taylor County residents compete for Begley Scholarship

    Four Taylor County residents competed in Lindsey Wilson College's 2008 Scholars Day on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the college.

    The four Taylor County residents who participated in 2008 Scholars Day were: