Today's News

  • Stone presents diabetic eye disease research

    Dr. Thomas Stone presented the latest research on diabetic eye disease at the American Society of Retinal Specialists' annual meeting in New York City on Oct. 2.

    During the meeting, attended by thousands of retinal specialists from across the country, Stone discussed the results of the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network study, which found the use of steroid injections slowed the development of diseased blood vessel growth in the eyes of hundreds of diabetic patients.

  • Wolf Den practices physical fitness

    Wolf Den 1 of Pack 777 recently met at Taylor County Elementary School track to work on principles of physical fitness. Pictured are, from left, Blake Nelson, Wesley Rose, Joseph Cox, David Leathers and Michael Todd.

  • Saturday cookout will benefit food pantry

    Proceeds from a cookout on Saturday in front of Walmart Supercenter will benefit the Taylor County Food Pantry.

    The menu will include smoked pulled pork barbecue tenderloin, hamburgers and hot dogs. The meal will be served at no cost, however, a free will offering will be accepted. Everyone eats regardless of the ability to give.

    Canned food items will also be accepted.

    The event will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Rally for Christ begins Saturday

    Campbellsville Rally for Christ will take place Monday, Oct. 11 through Wednesday, Oct. 14.

    The event is being organized in order to share Christ with the community as well as to provide support for the Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

    Featuring testimony and special music each night, the event will begin at 7 p.m. at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium. Area lay speakers will bring messages.

    Childcare will be available for children ages 3 to 8.

  • Exclusive Nails hosts grand opening

    Exclusive Nails recently hosted a grand opening ceremony with Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers and other officials attending. Rasmey Tain is owner and nail technician. She has spent the past seven years as a nail technician in Danville. Lina Sat is also a nail technician, and Lida Sat is receptionist. Exclusive Nails is a full service nail salon, located at 1315 E. Broadway in the Elmhurst Plaza behind Fiesta Mexico. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

  • Early Days


    Oct. 7, 1999

    Jay Franklin of Campbellsville has enrolled this year at Centre College.

    Patricia M. Claywell was recently promoted to E-3 in the United States Air Force.

    Natalia Gowin was crowned Campbellsville Middle School's homecoming queen at halftime of the Eagles' game Sept. 28.

    Suzanne Sowards, a 1997 graduate of Taylor County High School, is performing in the first production of theatre season at the University of Kentucky.

    Taylor County Hospital Rehabilitation Services hosted an open house on Sunday, Aug. 29.

  • Shuffett-Price

    Janice Kay Shuffett and Edward Lee Price, both of Greensburg, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 24.

    Shuffett is the daughter of Don Shuffett and Tracy Barker, both of Greensburg. Her grandparents are Henry and Linda Hall and Dr. Robert Shuffett, all of Greensburg, and the late Janice Shuffett.

    She is a registered nurse at Jane Todd Crawford Memorial Hospital in Greensburg.

    Price is the son of Michael C. and Doris Benningfield Price of Greensburg. His grandparents are the late Paul and Lois Price and Chester and Ivan Benningfield.

  • Elk Horn Baptist to host auction/fundraiser

    Elk Horn Baptist Church is hosting an auction and dinner to help pay off its Worship and Activities Center, and eventually build a new sanctuary.

    The church will be selling ribeye sandwich dinners for $5 each with desserts available for $1 on Saturday.

    Dozens of gift baskets and other items, including a solid oak bench, Ingersoll-Rand air compressor and UK basketball tickets, will be available during the auction.

    For more information, call the church at 789-2113 or Jamie Browning at (859) 644-2982.


  • Women of Worth Conference is this weekend

    First Baptist Church will host a Women of Worth Conference today through Sunday.

    Cost of the conference is $25.

    A schedule of events is as follows:

    - Today - Women's choir practice, 7:15 p.m.

    - Tomorrow - Renewal worship service, 7 p.m., with guest speaker First Lady Akins from First Baptist Church Bracktown in Lexington.

    - Saturday - Prayer spa, 8:30 a.m. to noon; panel luncheon, noon to 1 p.m.; and workshops, 1 to 4 p.m.

    - Sunday - Worship service, 11:15 a.m.

  • Kroger continues 'Bringing Hope to the Table'

    Area Kroger stores recently donated $20,000 to Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland Food Bank.

    Fourteen Kroger stores located in Taylor, Hardin, Meade, Marion, Russell, Wayne, Muhlenberg, Warren and Christian counties participated, all of which are within FAKH's service area.

    Kroger's "Bringing Hope to the Table" promotion is area stores partnering with vendors to raise funds to help the food bank feed the hungry in Kentucky's heartland.