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  • Man pleads guilty to theft, other charges dismissed

    A Campbellsville man has pleaded guilty to a theft charge and had other charges against him dismissed in exchange for his guilty plea.

    Jerry D. Maupin, 35, of 265 Maupin Road in Campbellsville appeared before Taylor Circuit Court Judge Doughlas M. George on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

  • Thomas earns LPN degree

    Tara Whitney Thomas graduated Nov. 27 from the Boyle County Technical College's Danville campus with a licensed practical nursing degree and an associate's degree in applied science.

    She is the daughter of Darlene and Richard Britton and John and Lisa Thomas, all of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are John and Helen Mattingly of Calvary and the late Jack and Dotty Thomas.

    Thomas is currently employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Groups gear up for annual holiday giving

    Connie Wooley is surrounded by toys. To her left are dolls, make-up kits and stuffed animals. To her right are action figures, trucks and cars. It may be an unusual scene for a fire department, but it's common this time of year at the Campbellsville Fire Department.

    With the Holiday Helpline now closed, several groups are gearing up to gather toys and food to help make a memorable Christmas for those less fortunate.

    With many toys already on hand, Wooley, the fire department's administrative assistant, said the supply won't last.

    "We'll have to buy more."

  • Local briefs

    Winter storm coming

    Emergency management officials are warning residents of a winter storm expected to hit Central Kentucky during the weekend.

    According to a press release from Taylor County Emergency Management, a developing winter storm is expected to move through the state from Friday night through Sunday morning. The long range forecast is a wintry mix, which means ice.

    While it appears that the storm will hit Taylor County this weekend, a slight shift in the storm's path could be the difference between snow and rain.

  • TC Chiropractic donates food

    Taylor County Chiropractic, 100 Greenbriar Drive, collected more than 700 pounds of food Nov. 13-28 for the local food pantry. Exams, X-rays and case histories were given at no charge with a minimum 10-can donation to the food bank. Pictured are, from left, Wendy Picket, Dr. Janna Gresham and Rayna Landis.

  • KCS students deliver to food pantry

    Kentucky Christian School fifth graders delivered more than 400 items to the Taylor County Food Pantry recently as part of their Thanksgiving ministry project.

  • Ware joins Jessie Insurance

    Mike Ware has joined Jessie Insurance, 201 W. Broadway, as an agent.

    Ware, 53, has been in sales for most of his adult life. He was born, raised and educated in Taylor County.

    He started in the retail business in the 1970s at Mitchell's Men's Wear. He has been in fastener sales at Parker-Kalon since the late 1970s and, most recently, with Meaden Precision of Chicago for the past eight years. Ware also has three years of sales experience at Ancil Reynolds Used Cars.

  • TCMS Honor Roll

    Taylor County Elementary School has released its honor roll for the second six-week grading period. Students listed are:

    Fourth grade

  • TCMS teacher receives MAC Grant

    Vicky Newton, a teacher at Taylor County Middle School, was presented with a MAC Grant on Monday, Dec. 10 at a special check presentation in front of her students and co-workers.

    MAC Grants are monetary awards to help teachers incorporate hands-on activities in their classroom that will make their lessons more meaningful to students.

  • Taylor County FFA attends National FFA Convention

    On Oct. 24-27, the National FFA Convention offered vast opportunities to its many members. The Taylor County FFA chapter attended the convention, which took place in Indianapolis, Ind.

    Members attended workshops, sessions, Career Success Tours and exhibitions to improve their leadership skills and enthusiasm for FFA. A rodeo and concert was also hosted for members' entertainment.