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Today's News

  • Grace Notes - The last get first dibs

    Recently, I cleaned out the kitchen junk drawer and came across the coveted Granola Eating Spoon. Technically, it's a sugar spoon: short and round, the perfect size for eating cereal, especially granola, because the raisins don't fall off the sides.

    Years ago, for some reason everyone in my family constantly fought over that spoon, and one person in particular went so far as to deliberately get up earlier than anyone else just to be the one to get it before anyone else could.

    It was utterly childish and sparked even more childish squabbles:

  • Allen generations

    Five generations of the Allen family are pictured, from left: McKayla Mardis, Brandon Mardis, Diana Mardis, Mary Helen Sprowles and Emma Allen, who is 95 years old.

  • One in five Kentuckians affected by mental illness

    About 1 million Kentuckians - one in five - will be affected by mental illness in their lifetimes, according to the Kentucky chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and The Kaiser Foundation.

  • Caulk-Graves

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Douglas Caulk of Campbellsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey Douglas Caulk, to David Rhode Graves, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Rhode Graves of Lexington.

    Caulk is the granddaughter of Robert and Lorene Caulk of Campbellsville, Clare Ann Droba of Murrells Inlet, S.C. and the late Joseph Stanley Droba.

    She is a graduate of Campbellsville High School and the University of Kentucky, where she was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. Caulk is employed as an advertising Director at CRM Companies in Lexington.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital supports backpack programs

    Taylor Regional Hospital had a basket auction fundraiser for the backpack programs at Taylor County, Campbellsville and Green County school systems.

    The Campbellsville/Taylor County programs received $1,375.18. Darlene Humphress is pictured with Andrea Settle, HR director at TRH.

    The Green County Backpack Program received $687.59. The Green County program is administered by Greensburg United Methodist Church. Pictured is Dale Curry, pastor of GUMC, and Linda Marcum, unit secretary/monitor tech in the ICU at TRH.

  • Library News - Bonnie Webster

    "Catch the Reading Bug" is the theme for the annual summer reading program at Taylor County Public Library.

    This is a free program for children in preschool through fifth grade and young adults ages 11 to 17.

    We are having a big kick off day on Thursday, June 5 for children to register for the summer reading program. Ronald McDonald will be at the library at 6 p.m. to jump-start the program.

  • TCHS Chorus presents concert

    Taylor County High School Chorus performed its year-end concert on Thursday, May 15 at Campbellsville Baptist Church. Assistant choral director Brandon Centers directed the choirs while Lisa Gupton, head choral director, provided accompaniment. Pictured is an ensemble of mostly senior men who performed a special number, "In the Still of the Nite," during the concert. Zach Cox performs a solo during the a cappella number. Other solos during the number were sung by Nick Wilson and Shawn Myers.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 21, 1998

    Navy Airman Recruit Kyle D. Graves, son of Murrell D. and Gertie S. Graves of 704 Hatcher Road, Campbellsville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

    The Lake Cumberland Area annual regional FFA banquet was May 7 at Lindsey Wilson College.

    The Harmony Homemakers met on Tuesday, May 12 at the Home of Betty Williams and Shirley Young as co-hostess.

    Plans are under way for the very first 24-hour Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society.

  • TRH completes first food safety class

    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted its first ServSafe food safety class on May 2 in the hospital meeting room.

    Fourteen individuals attended, representing several businesses from the community. The average class score was 84.46 percent, with the highest score being 95 percent.

    In order to pass, one must achieve a score of 75 percent or greater. The class lasts about 8 hours and certification is for five years.

  • CES Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently recognized the following students as Writer of the Week for their grade level. Pictured are Alex Bailey, Heaven Price, Danielle Smith, Piper Rucker, Rebekah Cowherd, Christina Phipps, MaKenzie Murrell, Kimberly Harden, Katie Lefever and Savanna Taylor.