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Today's Features

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    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    "I love talking with the kids one-on-one and presenting the message of Jesus in a way they can understand," Dr. Shane Garrison of Campbellsville University said.

    Garrison is in his fourth year of working with and serving alongside LifeWay's CentriKid Camp. It's a joy for Garrison, who serves as associate professor of education ministries at CU, and who has worked with thousands of young people through CentriKid.

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    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Fifty-three Bibles have been handed out this summer to campers at Campbellsville University. Rusty Watkins is proud of that.

    Watkins, who has worked with summer camps at CU for 13 years, said each young person who is saved while at camp gets a Bible with a camp worker's name in it. Fifty-three students have received the Bibles in the first three and a half weeks of camp, with 3,600 campers, out of about 7,000 who will be on campus this summer.

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    Dr. Heather Wise, a local dentist, was recognized at the Kentucky Head Start Association Annual Conference in Louisville on May 2 as the Humanitarian of the Year.

    She was awarded the honor for her continued support and collaboration with Lake Cumberland Head Start. She has given her time and services to children in order to promote oral health.

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    Lula and the Baldwin Sisters celebrated Lula Baldwin's 76th birthday on June 20 at Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee.

    Baldwin celebrated with her daughters, Jennifer Graham, Shirley Burress, Judy Sparks and Denise Graham.

    Baldwin and her daughters live in Campbellsville.

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    There is nothing that sets off a cold cut chicken or tuna sandwich better than the taste of a pickle, and with so many varieties, you are bound to find one to suit every palate.

    So it probably won't surprise you that pickles are a popular home food preservation item.

  • Amanda Lewis of Elk Horn and Phillip Farr of Columbia announce the birth of a daughter, Amelia Maye Farr, at 6:01 p.m. on June 16 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are Barry Lewis and Peggy Baldwin of Campbellsville, Daniel Farr of Columbia and Loralee Trim of Lexington.

    Great-grandparents are Wendell and Goldie Lewis of Elk Horn and Roland Farr of Michigan.

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    Kathleen Malone Harmon of Bowling Green recently celebrated her 90th birthday with a surprise open house party hosted by her children, Charles and Brenda Moody and James and Carolyn Harmon of Bowling Green and Rachel and Michael Holmes of Paris. The celebration was at her daughter Brenda Moody's home.

    Harmon was married to the late James J. Harmon, who lived in Taylor County.

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    Bronson Cox, Savanna Wells and Sophia Myers attended the Taylor County Fair for family night and had their faces painted.

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    Campbellsville resident Mark Newton participated in the Frankfort State Hospital Cemetery cleanup on May 22.

    After the residential facility for children with disabilities closed in 1972, the cemetery was mostly abandoned until a few years ago.

    Newton and Heather Bava, direct support staff member for Tri-Generations, plan to participate in the cleanup every year.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 1, 2004

    A long-time community leader and former Taylor County Woman of the Year has died. Aileen E. McKinley, 83, of Beechwood Drive in Campbellsville, known as "Ms. Aileen," died Friday, June 25, at Metzmeier Nursing Home after an illness.

    Kelli Brooke Oschwald of Lexington and Traver Maurice Dabney of Campbellsville announce their forthcoming marriage on Saturday, July 10.