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Today's Features

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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.

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    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized its new team members for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast in their honor.

    Those honored were Shannon Brady and Laura Davis, med/surg; Kim Brown, OR; Louis Byrne and Thomas Stang, ESD; Chris Gibbs, information technology; Bileigh Gordon, lab; Jon Hieneman, corporate responsibility; Hannah Shoemaker, care center; and Andrea Vineyard, ICU.

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    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers has signed a proclamation proclaiming Friday, Nov. 14, as Diabetes Awareness Day in Taylor County.

    November is American Diabetes Month and Nov. 14 is World Diabetes Day.

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    For the last five years, Patti Phillips of Campbellsville and her son, Aaron, have competed against each other in a cooking contest. They don't know what ingredients they will cook with until the competition begins.

    Patti was champion in 2010, when the competition began. Aaron won in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

    This year, Patti won the blind taste test by one point.

    The Phillipses cooked with cotton candy in their appetizer and unsweetened Kool-Aid and Skittles in the entrée course.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 4, 2004

    Mitch Bailey, a Campbellsville native, has been promoted from captain to major by the Kentucky State Police.

    About 1,400 children came trick or treating at the youth center in Miller Park.

    Wal-Mart co-manager Gary Cunningham presented a $500 donation recently to Marietta Moyers at Taylor County Food Pantry.

    Asbury United Methodist Church will host its Asbury Rejuvenation Youth Fest 2004 this weekend.

  • Samantha and Micah Sears of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Asure Gary Allen Sears, at 8:28 a.m. on Oct. 20 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18.75 inches long.

    Grandparents are Sherry and Phil Burgess and Nadene Sears of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Sylvia and Phil Barker of Campbellsville.

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  • Taylor County Conservation District Junior Board members will host a recycling event at Miller Park on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon.

    The board members are partnering with Taylor County Homemakers, Taylor County Fiscal Court and the city of Campbellsville in an effort to increase awareness about the importance of recycling and its impact on the community.

    When residents bring recyclable materials to the event, they will receive a free container to collect their recyclable materials at home.

  • Campbellsville University and the School of Music will host the annual competitions and Kentucky Music Teachers Association conference on Nov. 1-4.

    Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music, is the host of the conference.