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Today's Features

  • Campbellsville University Theater and Town Hall Productions will present "It's a Wonderful Life" starting Dec. 6.

    The play is based on the film by Frank Capra and was adapted for the stage by Doug Rand.

    Performances will be Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m.; Sunday Dec. 7, at 2:30 p.m.; Thursday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13, at 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2:30 p.m.

    The play will be performed at CU's Russ Mobley Theater.

  • Candice Boone

    Campbellsville University

    On Saturday, Nov. 22, and Monday, Nov. 24, Campbellsville University will be filled with song as two operas will be performed at 8 p.m. at The Gheens Recital Hall on campus.

    Both operas are free and open to the public.

    Dr. Mark Bradley, professor of music, is the director, and Juliana Moura, assistant professor of voice, is assistant director. Chia-Yin Chen of Taiwan, a master's student, is pianist.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 18, 2004

    Local veterans of several branches of the military came to Campbellsville Middle School on Veterans' Day to read to students and share some of their experiences.

    Anna Mae Adams Phillips, 60, of LaPorte, Texas, formerly of Campbellsville, died on Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Laporte.

    Yuma Baptist Church in Elk Horn recently celebrated 50 years of ministry with its homecoming service.

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    Campbellsville native Casey Schaeffer was named Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky 2015 last weekend in Louisville.

    Schaeffer, 28, grew up in Campbellsville. She graduated from Taylor County High School in 2005 and attended classes at Campbellsville University and St. Catharine College.

    About six years ago, she was paralyzed from the waist down after a car crash. Married to Shawn Schaeffer, the couple lives in Greensburg.

    Schaeffer said there were two interview sessions and an on-stage speech and questions.

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    Ed and Nell Blevins of Campbellsville recently celebrated their 72nd anniversary with a surprise party. Family and friends attended.

    The Blevinses have a son and daughter-in-law, Gil and Laurel Blevins of Campbellsville.

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    Stanley and Henrietta Oakes of Campbellsville celebrated 67 years of marriage on Oct. 17

    They were married in Marion County in 1947.

    The Oakeses have two children, Mark Oakes and Linda Russell. They also have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

  • Jasmin Lamer of Campbellsville announces the birth of a daughter, Aaliyah LaShae Lamer, at 11:40 a.m. on Nov. 3 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds, 6.3 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Shelley Shields and Dennis Lamer of Campbellsville.

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    Brandie and Spencer Adams of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Owen James Adams, at 1:16 p.m. on Nov. 5 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long.

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    They bowed their heads in silence as the names of those killed in action were read aloud.

    Taylor County High School hosted a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday to honor local people who had served and are still serving in the U.S. military.

    The TCHS Band and Choir performed patriotic music throughout the ceremony and students spoke about the meaning of Veterans Day.

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    Linda Waggener

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, Campbellsville University president, thanked family members present at the recent dedication ceremony for the Pence-Chowning Art Gallery and Chowning Art Shop named in honor of those whose lead gifts made both developments possible.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 11, 2004

    Judith Moss Eastridge, 58, of Camelot Place in Campbellsville, died on Saturday, Nov. 6, in Campbellsville.

    Linda Dobson will be calling an end to a 32-year career on Nov. 19 when she retires as circulation manager of the Central Kentucky News-Journal.

    Terry Pennington, owner of Creek Side Restaurant, recently reopened his business that was destroyed by fire on April 4. That new location is 1837 New Lebanon Road.