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Today's News

  • Intrepid Home Health helps celebrate National Home Care Month

    More than 11 million Americans receive home-delivered health care. In their honor, Intrepid USA Home Health, 296 Campbellsville Bypass, joins the National Association for Home Care & Hospice in celebrating November as National Home Care Month under the theme, "Compassionate Health Care Delivered to Your Doorstep."

  • Taylor County Elementary announces annual food drive results

    Taylor County Elementary student collected 2,704 food items in order to help stock the local food pantry.

    Students were challenged to bring in the most items for their classrooms, and grade level popcorn parties would be awarded for their efforts.

    TCES Safety Patrol members promoted the event, with help from their sponsor Melissa Lawson and co-assistants Kathy Begley and Gwen Skaggs.

  • More than 600 learn more about diabetes at Health Expo

    Patty Burton and Shirley Roberson, senior health educators for the Lake Cumberland District Health Department, provided informational materials on diabetes at their booth at Lake Cumberland Health Expo.

    Burton works in Pulaski County, and Roberson covers Russell County. They helped staff the booth, one of 50 or so exhibits at the Expo, hosted by LCDHD on Nov. 16, at The Center for Rural Development.

    More than 600 people registered for the event, which included breakout sessions with guest speakers, exercise and cooking demonstrations and free health screenings.

  • Taylor County area host families needed now

    Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester home stay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families.

    The students are awaiting news of their new families. These young ambassadors are looking forward to fulfilling their life-long dreams.

  • County mulls subdivision regulations

    Taylor County residents who own property outside the City limits might soon have a few regulations to follow when dividing and selling their land.

    Magistrates will discuss the adoption of County subdivision regulations at the next Fiscal Court meeting.

    The discussion stems from several months of debate on the cost and maintenance of gravel roads.

    Magistrates voted 4-2 at the last Fiscal Court meeting to no longer accept gravel roads into the County road system.

  • Emergency officials offer safety tips for holiday decorating

    With Thanksgiving now over, many people are dragging out decorations to prepare for Christmas. And while decorating the home may be a fun family event, it can be dangerous if done incorrectly.

    The No. 1 danger, Campbellsville Fire Chief Allen Johnson said, is overloaded circuits. With people stringing Christmas lights outside their home and indoors on their tree, the chance of overloading a circuit increases.

    We see that probably five or six times a year, Johnson said, The older homes that have the circuit panels just cant handle the load.

  • Senior Beta Club attends convention

    Campbellsville High School Senior Beta Club members attended the State Beta Convention in Louisville on Nov. 1-2. Students competed in arts, crafts and academic categories.

  • Archbishop to visit OLPH on Sunday

    Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz will visit Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on Sunday.

    Kurtz will be on hand during the 10 a.m. Mass and special consecration of the parish's new altar.

    A reception will follow in the parish hall.

    For more information, call the parish office at 465-4282.

  • Kroger makes donation to TCES

    Kroger recently donated a TV and DVD player to Taylor County Elementary School. Pictured are TCES Principal Herbert Wheat and Kroger Store Manager Kevin Taylor. Also present was Assistant Manager Sam Merritt.

  • Saturday is World AIDS Day

    Saturday is World AIDS Day, a day to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS, to fight prejudice, improve education and to remind people that HIV has not gone away.

    It is also a day to remember those infected and affected with HIV/AIDS and to memorialize the many loved ones who have passed away.