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Today's Features

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    The Centre Singers from Centre College in Danville will perform the first concert of their fall tour at Bethel Presbyterian Church on Friday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m.

    The choir is made up of 26 undergraduate students studying a wide range of disciplines.

    The group has traveled to Spain, Greece, the Yucatan Peninsula, England, Italy, France, Germany and Switzerland. Barbara Hall is conductor.

  • Taylor County Extension Office is offering a chance to go "hog wild" and celebrate the Kentucky Saves initiative.

    Residents can use their creativity to make a piggy bank and save their change.

    Banks in Taylor County are hosting preliminary pageants for separate age groups.

    Take a "piggy bank" to one of the locations below by Jan. 5 to the Taylor County Extension Office for display and judging.

    After Jan. 5, age group and an overall county winner will be selected for the district contest.

  • Hiestand House-Taylor County Museum will host an open house between 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served.

    Hiestand House was built in 1823 and is one of only 12 German stone houses still standing in Kentucky.

    The house is decorated in Christmas attire and visitors can see period antiques.

    The property includes a detached kitchen, spring house, servant quarters, the Hiestand-Chandler-Gilmore cemetery and more. Also on display is a quilt with the names of 444 early Taylor County settlers.

  • Taylor County High School Young Historians are selling a Historic Taylor County calendar for $10.

    Calendars are available at Cozy Comforts on Main Street.

    Proceeds will help pay for historic projects in Taylor County, such as the new roof at the Hiestand House and the new hospital exhibit at the Atkinson-Griffin House located near the Green River Lake Visitors Center.

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    Deloris Barnett Loy and Buddy Loy of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

    The Loys were married Dec. 19, 1964, in Campbellsville.

    Their children are Scot and Beth Cochran and Leslie and Donna Cave of Campbellsville. Their grandchildren are Katie Cave, Amber Cave, Tori Cochran and Emili Cochran, all of Campbellsville.

    Beth Cochran and Donna Cave will host a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at Robinson Creek Baptist Church's youth building. All family and friends are invited to attend.

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    Caitlin Leigh Altman of Campbellsville and Brittain Cole Jackson of Columbia were married on Sept. 6 at My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown.

    Dr. Mike O'Neal and Bro. Al Hardy officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Gerald and JeNie Altman of Campbellsville.

    Her grandparents are James and Nina Lobb of Campbellsville and the late Shirley Tucker Lobb Sizemore and Olyn and Sylvan Altman.

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    Campbellsville Kiwanis Club members recently accepted a donation from Tony Huddleston for the club's "Feed the Children" donation.

    The club will buy Thanksgiving meals for children in the Taylor County and Campbellsville school districts. The club meets each Tuesday at noon at Gatti's Pizza.

    Melinda Thompson is club president.

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    Palestine Baptist Church gave away prizes at its Trunk of Treats event on Halloween. Two bicycles and a gas card were given away.

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    Taylor Regional Hospital staff members recently received awards for their service.

    TRH hosted its annual service award presentations on Nov. 6 at Campbellsville University.

    Quarter Century Club members and retirees were honored, as well as the Legend and Hero awards winners. Lee Ann Muncie received the Legend Award and Debbie Carrico was the Hero Award winner.

    Several physicians were recognized for their years of service, including Dr. James A. Ewing, 42 years; Dr. Eugene Shively, 37 years; and Dr. James Dunnington, 29 years.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Dec. 9, 2004

    Fletcher and Christine Wise will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday with a reception hosted by their children and grandchildren.

    Joe Brockman was honored by Parker-Kalon on Nov. 30 after 40 years of service.

    Richie Crews has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital ambassador for October.

    Lacey Pyles is a member of the Teen VIP Program at Metzmeier Nursing Home.