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Today's News

  • Montana tickets way too scarce

    Well, it's finally over. At long last, "The Big Event" is over, and we weren't there.

    "The Big Event," for those of you without young daughters, is ... well, was ... the Hannah Montana concert. And it was Wednesday night at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    AND ... my daughter and I were not there.

    But let me tell you, it wasn't for a lack of trying.

  • Holidays are a time of giving

    Someone once said: "The manner of giving is worth more than the gift."

    And around this community the hearts are always warmer than the dead-of-winter weather.

    The Holiday Helpline has ensured that nearly 400 families will have a better Christmas than they might have had otherwise. But the Helpline isn't taking credit. That credit belongs to the community - the one that is always so giving.

  • 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.

  • Girl Scout cookies coming soon

    Local Girl Scouts will soon be out selling cookies to the general public. Advanced sales start Jan. 11, and booth sales begin Feb. 28.

    Cookie-lovers everywhere will still be able to purchase the classic Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Do-si-dos, Trefoils and All Abouts. In addition, Girl Scouts are introducing two new members of the cookie family - the Lemon Chalet Crme and the sugar-free Chocolate Chips cookie. All Girl Scout Cookies contain zero trans fats per serving.

  • Lady Tigers drop two in Citizens Bank Classic

    Lambuth's Lady Eagles, the defending NAIA Division 1 national champions, used an 18-3 run to end the first half and never looked back in an 85-74 win on Saturday over the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers in the Citizens Bank Classic.

    The Lady Eagles took their largest lead, 46-26 at the start of the second half before Campbellsville managed to claw within eight points at 74-66 with 2:47 remaining when Courtney Danis' basket pulled the Lady Tigers within single digits.

  • 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.

  • CU volleyball assistant coach dies

    Doris Wefwafwa of Kenya, a student assistant volleyball coach at Campbellsville University, and a former All-American for the Lady Tigers volleyball team, died unexpectedly Monday afternoon after a short illness.

    Wefwafwa, who was to graduate tomorrow with a bachelor of social work degree, died at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Ky. She was 34.

    "Campbellsville University will get Doris home to be with her family," said Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services, at a prayer service for Wefwafwa on Tuesday in the Ransdell Chapel.

  • Henderson

    Bill and Barbara Henderson of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 16.

    The Hendersons have two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Pat Henderson of McKee and Stan and Debbie Henderson of Dayton, Tenn.; a daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Doug King of Beaver Dam.

    They also have six grandchildren and a grandson-in-law, Ryan Henderson and Whitney and Josh Tabais, all of McKee, Erin Henderson and Kacey Henderson, both of Dayton, Derek King and Katie King, both of Beaver Dam.

  • 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.