• Relay for Life events are Friday, June 22

    Calen McKinney


    This year's Relay for Life fundraiser is set to begin tomorrow at 8 p.m.

    Jamaal Stiles is the chair of this year's event, which will be at the Taylor County High School track.

    The theme is "Colors of Cancer," representing the many different colors that represent different types of cancer.

    Stiles said bands Forgiven and Driven will perform, and there will be games for adults and children.

  • Summer reading program continues

    Calen McKinney


    From a magician to exotic animals to snow cones, this year's summer reading program offers a variety of events for children, teens and adults.

    The library's "Dream Big ... READ!" summer reading program kicked off Monday, June 4, with registration and ends with a blowout event on July 10.

  • Taylor County residents find 'treasure'


    Taylor County residents came to the Taylor County Courthouse on Friday, June 1, in droves to see if they are the owners of any of the $575,000 in unclaimed state assets in Taylor County.

    The county is participating in Kentucky State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach's unclaimed property Treasure Finders program.

  • International Gospel Lighthouse Church to host camp meeting

    International Gospel Lighthouse Church in Acton will host its ninth annual camp meetings beginning June 1. The theme is "What are you made of?"

    The schedule of events follows.

    • Friday, June 1 - Bro. Claude and Sister Phyllis Franklin of Indianapolis, Ind., at 7 p.m.

    • Saturday, June 2 - The Kinslows and Bro. Roger Kinslow of Scottsville at 2 p.m., Sister Phyllis Finley of Bloomington, Ind., at 7 p.m.

    • Sunday, June 3 - Sister Anna Overstreet at 10:30 a.m., Sister Phyllis Finley at 7 p.m.

  • Fair offers entertainment for all

    The Taylor County Fair will offer a variety of entertainment for the entire family this year, from singing competitions and a demolition derby to a petting zoo and a dog show.

    The midway will open at 6 p.m. on June 4-9. Gates will open at 5.

    Fair admission is $10 and everyone will pay the fee, including contestants.

    This year's events are detailed below. For more information, visit the fair's website at www.taylorcountyfair.org.

    Homemaking demonstrations

  • Dad's Night to Cook


    Taylor County Extension Office is hosting a series of "Dad's Night to Cook" classes for local men.

    On Tuesday, May 22, five men attended and Becky Nash, cooperative extension agent for family and consumer sciences, taught them to cook a Kentucky hot brown, among other dishes.

    For more information about the class, call 465-4511.

  • TRH hosts baby fair


    Taylor Regional Hospital hosted a baby fair on Thursday, May 18, with informational booths for expecting women.

    Tours of the women's center were given and those who attended heard speakers discuss breastfeeding and obstetrics issues.

  • Taylor County Fair offers pageants for all ages

    This year's Taylor County Fair is offering pageants for those of all ages beginning Monday, June 4.

    All pageant contestants must pay $10 gate admission. Pre-registration will be accepted with a $30 entry fee by Thursday, May 31. However, registration will be available the day of the pageants for a $40 cash only entry fee.

    Pageants are open to any Kentucky resident.

    Pre-registration forms must be sent to Taylor County Fair Pageants, P.O. Box 269, Campbellsville, Ky., 42719.

  • Taylor County Fair horse shows are June 2

    The Taylor County Fair offers rides, competitions, food, fellowship and much more. But for those looking to strut their horses, this year's annual horse competitions will be Saturday, June 2.

    Admission to the shows is $5. For more information about the shows, contact Anna Johns, show manager, at 465-6797 or visit www.taylorcountyfair.org.

    Youth Horse Show

    The Taylor County Youth Horse Show is for children of all ages.

  • "I'm a Dam Runner"


    The Friends of Green River Lake group hosted its second annual "I'm a Dam Runner" 5K walk/run on Saturday, May 12.

    Nearly 220 people participated in 13 different male and female age groups.


    Female Categories

    Ages 1 to 14          Clair Keller

    Ages 15 to 19        Amarah Reed

    Ages 20 to 24        Lauren Cox