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  • Benefit auction is Jan. 26

    A benefit auction is being planned for Sandy Edwards, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

    The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26 at Campbellsville Community Center, located near Veterans Memorial Park on Old KY 210.

    Auction items and cash donations are being sought. The money raised will go toward Edwards' medical costs.

    For more information or to make a donation, call 465-9279 or 403-6906.

  • Elizabethtown choir rehearsals scheduled

    To start this election year properly, the Elizabethtown Area Sacred Community Choir is inviting all area singers to join in an eight-week community project entitled "My Neighbor's Keeper."

    The program is celebrating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln as a hero of freedom from slavery. It also focuses on the need for a national restoration fulfilled through God's revelation through scriptures, as well as for responsible citizenship. Black musicians are especially encouraged to add their vocal colors to this unusual community project.

  • Annual MLK celebration set for Jan. 20

    The annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, hosted by the Ecumenical Ministerial Alliance of Campbellsville, will be Sunday, Jan. 20 at 6 p.m.

    The celebration will be at the Ransdell Chapel on the Campbellsville University campus.

    Before the celebration, the annual march will begin at 3:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Middle School. The march will end at the Ransdell Chapel.

    The guest preacher for the worship service will be the Rev. Jacqueline King. She is the pastor of Stoner Memorial AME Zion Church in Louisville.

  • Kentucky Bluegrass event is Jan. 4-5

    Gary "Biscuit" Davis, Kevin Moore and Phil Leadbetter will headline the Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 4-5 in Lebanon and gives the state's official music a rollicking start for 2008.

    In March 2007, House Bill 71 was signed into law, designating bluegrass music as the official state music of Kentucky. Leadbetter will bring his new super group, Grasstowne, to Lebanon to help christen this exciting moment in Kentucky history.

  • Commission collecting World War II veteran stories

    America loses hundreds of World War II veterans every day. With them go invaluable eyewitness accounts of a pivotal time in history. The Kentucky Historical Society is working to preserve stories of the WWII years, both from combat and from the homefront.

    "Through the work of the Kentucky Oral History Commission, a network of trained oral historians has been talking with Kentucky veterans and recording their stories," says Sarah Milligan, the Kentucky Oral History Commission program coordinator at the Kentucky Historical Society.

  • Blood drive is Jan. 5

    Holidays, bad weather and illness are a few reasons the blood supply often drops to critical levels during the winter months. But a stable supply is necessary to ensure blood is available when patients need it most.

    That's where you come in.

    In honor of National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross encourages the public to donate blood in January.

    As a token of appreciation, all participants in January blood drives will be eligible to enter a region-wide drawing for a high-definition television worth $1,000.

  • St. Jude benefit is Jan. 1

    Green River Stables will host its fourth annual Saddle Up for St. Jude event to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 1 at Green River Stables.

    Horse rides on the trails at Green River State Park will be given beginning at noon.

    Donations will be collected to help St. Jude battle against childhood cancer and other diseases. Refreshments will be served.

    Green River Stables is located at 592 Robin Road, off of Lone Valley Road.

    For more information, contact Darrell or Erin Wise at Green River Stables at 789-4525.

  • Make-A-Wish celebrates 25th anniversary

    Calling all former wish kids and grown ups in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. If you have had a wish granted locally in the last 25 years, contact your local Make-A-Wish office.

    Officials want to hear from you and invite you to be a part of the organization's celebration year. As a part of Make-A-Wish's 25th anniversary, The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana is hoping to find out "Where are they now?"

  • Al-Anon offers help to families

    While decorations and advertisements for the holiday season generate excitement earlier each year, the anticipation of good times sometimes doesn't match reality.

    Last year, Mary met her 22-year-old daughter Jessie at the home of a friend. The house was beautiful. A large pile of wrapped presents surrounded the tree.

  • Junior Miss send-off reception is Dec. 30

    A send-off reception for Taylor County Junior Miss Megan Romines will be Sunday, Dec. 30.

    The reception is from 2 to 4 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church's Fireside Room.

    Romines will compete Jan. 11-12 in the Kentucky Junior Miss competition at the Lexington Singletary Center.

    Family, friends and community members who wish to show support are invited to attend.