Today's News

  • Hospital gift shop now offers fresh floral arrangements

    The Taylor Regional Hospital Gift Shop recently acquired a new floral cooler and now offers fresh flower arrangements for sale in the gift shop for patients, families and guests.

    The cooler was made possible by the efforts of the TRH team members, by holding a bake sale and a basket auction. The basket auction was so successful that the hospital was able to donate part of the proceeds to the Taylor County, Campbellsville and Green County school systems backpack programs and still have enough money to purchase the cooler.

  • Jackson Hunt turns 9

    Jackson Hunt celebrated his ninth birthday at Sport Spot on July 19. Pictured are Alex Doss, Cass Kidwell, Zack Settle, Shandi Russell, Tatem Wiseman, Casey Cundiff, Jackson, Amelia Bowen, Bailey Thompson and Adin Hunt.

  • Property transfers for Aug. 28

    The amount listed is the price paid or the fair market value of the property.

    David Phillips of Campbellsville to B&J Services LLC of East Broadway in Campbellsville, a tract of land in Taylor County, $55,000.

    Michael and Marsha Woodrum of St. Francis Desales Road in Campbellsville to Freda D. Lawson of North Jackson Street in Campbellsville, tract 1 of the Eva L. Jones Property, $45,000.

    James Howard and Briann Eastridge of Sulphur Springs Road in Columbia to Paul Amos Noel of Bass Ridge Road in Elk Horn, tract 4 of the Ronnie Malone Farm Division, $3,500.

  • Taylor School Board approves tax rates

    Staff Report

    Pending a public hearing next month, Taylor County School Board members have approved the 2008-2009 tax rates.

    The rates are down from last year, Superintendent Gary Seaborne told Board members during its regular meeting Aug. 12.

    "The last two or three years we've dropped a tenth of a cent, but this time they are significantly lower," Seaborne said.

    The tax on real property dropped .6 cent to 41.2 cents per $100 assessed value. The District's "nickel tax" rate dropped .1 cent to 5.7 cents. Personal property dropped from 44.6 to 43.8.

  • Early Days


    Aug. 27, 1998

    Mr. and Mrs. W. Ewing Knifley of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 30. The Knifleys were united in marriage Aug. 28, 1948.

    Carl and Yvonne Stropolis of Casey Creek, Ky., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 28.

    Willie White and George Gupton have retired from Kentucky Utilities. Gupton had been employed 41 years, and White for 32 years.

    Lillie Mae Gray Berry, 85, of South Bend, Ind., died Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998 at St. Joseph's Medical Center in South Bend, Ind.

  • Mattingly Anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Abell Mattingly celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 17 at their home in Lebanon with their family.

    Mrs. Mattingly is the former Lena Mae Craig.

    The couple were married at Holy Name of Mary Church in Calvary on Aug. 15, 1948, by Father Smith. John Jr. Mattingly and Bert Mattingly Sr. were their attendants.

    The couple have 10 children, Bernard, Thomas, Wayne, George, Donald, Steven, Fay, Leonard, Kay and Anita. They also have 20 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

  • Gaines is new at Veanna's

    Michelle Gaines has joined Veanna's Hair and Tanning Salon located at 210 Nancy Cox Drive in Campbellsville.

    Gaines specializes in modern color and cutting techniques.

    Walk-ins are welcome.

  • Lines-Walker

    Harla and Jerry Lines of Imperial, Neb. announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Lea Lines, to Scott Michael Walker, son of Gail and Robert Mastin of Springfield and John and Mary Walker of Flora, Ill.

    Lines is a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University, where she received a bachelor of arts in marketing and economics. She is employed at Edward Jones in Greensburg.

    Walker is a 2005 graduate of Campbellsville University, where he received a bachelor of arts in music education. He is seeking a master's in educational technology.

  • TRH names summer ambassador

    Billy Price has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital Ambassador for summer 2008. Other nominees were Ann Edwards and June Hoskins.

    Price was nominated by a team member. The following was written on his nomination form:

  • Community history grants available

    From conservation to technology, the Kentucky Historical Society is offering several grants to help preserve the state's history.

    Community history grants are available to museums, historical organizations, educational institutions, city and county governments and other community groups for a variety of projects, ranging from educational programming and exhibitions to community festivals and local history publications.

    Applications may be made in four different categories - project grants, conservation support, local history and technology.