Today's News

  • Alex Montgomery Chevrolet forges partnership with youth baseball

    Alex Montgomery Chevrolet, 200 North Bypass, is developing a partnership with Campbellsville Youth Baseball through the Chevy Youth Baseball program. It will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2008 Little League baseball season.

    Now in its third year, Chevy Youth Baseball is an initiative that establishes a positive relationship between local dealers and the communities they serve. Alex Montgomery partnered with Campbellsville Youth Baseball because of the league's proximity to the dealership.

  • Kessler Auction & Realty wins 2 awards

    John and John Wayne Kessler of Kessler Auction & Realty Co. were winners of two advertising awards given out at the 51st annual convention of the Kentucky Auctioneers Association held recently in Bowling Green.

    The Kesslers won "Best Auction Web Site in Kentucky" and "Best Company Promotion" for a brochure they produced about their company.

    This is the third time their Web site, www.kesslerauction.com, has been entered and the third time it has won.

  • Party Shop moves to Casey Street

    The Party Shop, owned by Danna and Gary Scott, recently relocated to 121 Casey Street Suite F, across from Jim-E-Lube. The Party Shop offers birthday party supplies and dcor, bridal shower supplies and dcor, bachelorette/bachelor party supplies, cake decorating supplies and balloon bouquet delivery.

  • Russell joins Transforming Edgez

    Dana Russell has joined the staff at Transforming Edgez, 138 Campbellsville Bypass, Suite 3.

    Russell has more than 20 years of experience.

    She specializes in family hair care, perms and waxes.

  • Kessler named to KAA board

    John Wayne Kessler, apprentice auctioneer and sales associate with Kessler Auction & Realty Co., has been elected to a one-year term on the Kentucky Auctioneers Association board of directors.

    Kessler's election occurred during the KAA's annual convention recently in Bowling Green.

    Kessler becomes the youngest person ever elected to the association's board of directors.

    The KAA was founded in 1958 and its membership is made up of professional auctioneers from across the state.

  • Kentucky Heartland Outreach is seeking families in need of home repairs

    Kentucky Heartland Outreach will be awarded a grant from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund administered by the Kentucky Housing Corporation.

    As a result, KHO is currently taking applications from low-income families in Taylor and Green counties who are in need of home repair. The repairs will be completed in the summer of 2008 and are totally free of charge to the homeowner.

    The deadline for applications is Feb. 29.

  • Experience Works searches for outstanding older worker

    Experience Works, the nation's largest training and employment organization for mature workers, is searching for Kentucky's outstanding older worker. Experience Works Prime Time Awards program is part of Experience Works' national effort to raise awareness of the contributions made by older individuals and to break down barriers associated with the hiring of all older workers. Outstanding older workers from every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will be honored in Washington, D.C., and in their home states for their contributions to the workforce and local communities.

  • Library to offer computer class

    Taylor County Public Library will host a beginning computer class taught by Guy "Scotty" Strupper.

    The class will be offered Thursday, March 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the library.

    The class will cover basic computer hardware, basic software and computer concepts, setting up printers, installing and uninstalling programs and updating Windows through www.microsoft.com.

    The class will be limited to six people on a first come, first served basis.

  • FFA prepares to celebrate

    Beginning Feb. 18 and continuing through Feb. 22, Taylor County Future Farmers of America will take part in National FFA Week.

    This is a week celebrated by FFA members all over the country in honor of Presidents' Day. Taylor County FFA has been celebrating the week for more than 30 years, and has another week of celebration planned for later this year.

    Today, which is Presidents' Day, begins FFA Week for Taylor County FFA. The chapter will celebrate by attending Mr. Gattis' for fellowship and food, and later going to Green River Cinema 6 for a movie.

  • Beagles rock at Westminster

    I'd been looking for the right time to return to this page, and when my ole buddy Uno carted off the top dog ribbon at the Westminster Kennel Club Show last week, I figured the moon and stars were actually aligned.

    Words started flowing off my paws again like campaign promises. I could hardly stifle myself.

    Yes, it's time for change all right. Why can't a canine run for the White House? Lord knows there's been some dogs already on the campaign trail.