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Today's News

  • Taylor County Girl Scout Troops visit Camp Kentahten

    Taylor County Girl Scout Troops #222 and #2164 visited Camp Kentahten on June 13. The girls participated in team building activities including climbing a rock wall, giant swing, zip line and low ropes. The girls learned the benefit of teamwork in accomplishing tasks. Pictured are, from left, Samantha Clark, Rylee Beard, Meredith Johnson, Kimberly Davis, Brittany Rose, Brooke Gilpin, Lauren Johnson, Katie Long, Jenna Corbin and Hannah Reynolds. They are pictured with their activity guide, Jason "Ski" Roach.

  • Grace Notes: Confessions of an addict

    I don't know this from experience, but I'm told all it takes is one hit of crack to become addicted. But that's not my addiction.

    For me, it's watching food shows on TV. Not the how-to-cook shows, but the restaurant shows like "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" on the Food Network or "Food Paradise" on the Travel Channel.

  • Property transfers for July 3

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

  • Thomas-Sanders

    Darlene and Richard Britton and John and Lisa Thomas, all of Campbellsville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Whitney Thomas, to Kasey Adam Sanders, son of Kathy and Jeff Bell of Campbellsville and Chris and Leah Sanders of Georgetown.

    Thomas is the granddaughter of John and Helen Mattingly of Calvary and the late Jack and Dotty Thomas.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed as a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • TRH to host smoking cessation classes

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host a Cooper Clayton Stop Smoking Class in the summer and fall.

    The classes are free and will begin Thursday, July 17 at 4:30 p.m. Each class will last about an hour. The courses will extend more than 12 weeks.

    The Cooper Clayton Method to Become a Non-Smoker is an effective smoking cessation method that addresses all aspects of smoking.

    The method uses nicotine gum or nicotine patches and provides 12 intensive education sessions followed by weekly support group meetings focusing on relapse prevention.

  • Library to host back-to-school night

    Taylor County Public Library will host a back-to-school night on Tuesday, July 15 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

    Those who wish to attend should bring their teacher's name for the next school year. Participants will be able to make a craft to give to teachers on the first day of the new school year.

    Story time, snacks and full library services will also be available.

    The Friends of Taylor County Public Library group will have its next meeting Tuesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. at the library.

  • New company chooses Campbellsville

    INFAC Corp., a South Korea-based automotive cable and electronics manufacturer, will open a new facility in Campbellsville this month.

    INFAC is expected to begin operation of a distribution and sales center in the former Fleetwood Travel Trailers building soon.

    According to a press release issued Tuesday from the state Cabinet for Economic Development, the company expects to hire 75 people within the first two years of operation.

    According to Ron McMahan, Team Taylor County executive director, the company expects to hire at least 25 in the first year.

  • Scarecrow performs next in Lebanon concert series

    The Live in Lebanon free outdoor concert series continues in historic downtown Lebanon on Saturday.

    Scarecrow, one of central Kentucky's finest show bands, will perform country and pop music from 8:30 p.m. to midnight in the outdoor plaza beside Big Jim's Steakhouse & Buffet. There is no admission and the concert will be moved inside in case of inclement weather.

    For a complete Live in Lebanon schedule, visit www.visitlebanonky.com.

    For more information, call (270) 692-3970 or e-mail bigjims@alltel.net.

  • Gospel singing is Sunday

    Campbellsville Baptist Church will sponsor the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration's annual gospel singing.

    This year's event will be Sunday in the church's auditorium. The singing begins at 6:30 p.m.

    This is an official event of the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration and will mark the 10th consecutive year for the event.

    Three groups will perform at this year's singing: The Joymakers, The Polston Family and From the Heart.

  • Cassell earns master's at EKU

    A Campbellsville man is among 1,409 graduates of Eastern Kentucky University at the conclusion of the spring 2008 semester.

    William E. Cassell Jr. received a master of science degree in criminal justice on May 10, graduating with a 4.0 GPA.

    Cassell, who earned his undergraduate degree in criminal justice at Campbellsville University, was promoted on April 1 to branch manager of advanced individual training at the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond.