Campbellsville University to serve as Taylor County drop off point for Operation Christmas Child

By KayCee Wilhelm Special to KyForward Campbellsville University will serve as Taylor County’s collection site for Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child during National Collection Week, Nov. 13-20. Drop-offs should be made at 307 N Court Street, Campbellsville. This year’s Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week at Taylor County Collection Center is being dedicated to...

‘Southeastern Serves’ program contributed 2,590 hours of community service in 2015

Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, announced participation of 2,590 total hours of community service in 2015 as part of the “Southeastern Serves” program. Southeastern Serves is a program dedicated to giving back to communities across Southeastern’s footprint by having associates of all levels involved with providing...

Campbellsville University helps Operation Christmas Child to new donations mark

Dr. G. Ted Taylor, Taylor County Relay Center coordinator, helps load boxes at the relay center on the Campbellsville University campus (Campbellsville University Photo)   The Taylor County Operation Christmas Child collection site located on campus of Campbellsville University recently became the first collection point in the history of the Heart of Kentucky Area to collect more than 7,000 shoebox...

Kentucky ‘elf’ spends decade making more than 100,000 wooden toys for children

Owensboro, Ky. native Clyde Fogle holds the photo of a boy in Peru who received one of his handmade toy cars in a shoebox gift as part of Samaritan’s Purse and Operation Christmas Child. (Photo from Samaritan’s Purse)   He sits hunched over in his workshop, his nimble fingers guiding a block of wood around a saw blade. Specks of sawdust fly into his silvered hair. Lifting the cutout...

Taylor County's Child Relay Center raises 5,238 boxes for Operation Christmas Child

Leaders from Campbellsville-Taylor County community and Campbellsville University celebrate Operation Christmas Child efforts in raising 5,238 shoeboxes for children around the world. (Photo from Campbellsville University, by Ellie McKinley)   Taylor County’s Relay Center raised a total of 5,238 shoeboxes to be delivered around the world through Operation Christmas Child. Campbellsville...