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Today's Features

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    Campbellsville University's new staff members recently attended a workshop.

    They are Lorri Hardy, secretary for football, baseball and human performance and part-time assistant cheerleading coach; Rebecca Lawless, graduate admissions counselor; Lesley Newton, assistant director of student activities; Julie Kessler, accounts payable manager; Carman Queen, data specialist, Office of Student Records; Angela Russell, custodian; Kay Bell, secretary, Center for International Education;

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 12, 2004

    Nora Hazel Wade will celebrate her 90th birthday on Aug. 25. A celebration will be hosted in her honor on Saturday, Aug. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the home of her daughter, Marie Cox, at 172 Wise Road.

    Big Lots, the nation's largest closeout retailer, opened its Campbellsville store yesterday.

    Sherman "Pete" McCubbin, 74, of Meadow Hill Road in Campbellsville, died on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, in Campbellsville.

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    About 50 children and adults came to Taylor County Public Library on Monday to see Farmer Minor and his pig, Daisy, and his pugs Lily Pug and Dixie Cup.

    Farmer Minor, who is from Connecticut, said Daisy is one of the most famous pigs in the world and has traveled to libraries all over the United States.

    He said Daisy loves listening to stories about pigs and they both encourage children to read.

    Daisy is five and a half years old and weighs 155 pounds.

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    Richard and Virginia Barnett of Campbellsville celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Aug. 6.

    They have two children, Ricky and Tiny.

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    Red Cross officials spoke at a meeting at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church on Monday.

    The officials were asked to talk about the local Red Cross disaster team.

    Those attending the meeting donated more than 400 items for the disaster team's emergency care kits.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 5, 2004

    Laura Freeman is the recipient of the Baptist Leadership Award for the 2004-2005 school year, as well as the Women's Missionary Union Scholarship.

    Lou Willie "Twight" Taylor, 62, of Hillview Court in Campbellsville, died on Thursday, July 29, 2004, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville after an illness.

  • Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Three Campbellsville University music faculty members have been invited to perform at the National Flute Convention on Aug. 7-10 in Chicago, Ill.

    Dr. Lisa McArthur, professor of music, will play flute. Dr. William Budai, associate professor of piano, will play piano and Saulo DeAlmeida, instructor in music, will perform on the cello.

    They will perform "Trio, opus 86" by Nikolai Kapustin at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, in Chicago.

  • Taylor County's Farmers' Market has expanded.

    Local farmer Jacky Pierce will set up shop at the corner of South Court Street and Commercial Street selling produce starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays through October. Pierce will offer fresh vegetables for sale till 5 p.m.

    The market will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its home location on KY 210, near Taylor County Animal Shelter, through October.

    For more information, call the Taylor County Cooperative Extension Office at (270) 465-4511.

  • Taylor County High School Class of 1994 will host a 20-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 18.

    For more information, call Amy Carney Farmer at (270) 465-7056.

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    Using everyday items commonly found in junk drawers, local youth worked together to build a balance beam and robotic arms at Taylor County 4-H Youth Development Junk Drawer Robotics Day Camp last Thursday.

    4-H assistant Jordan Stapp said youth learned about various design and engineering principles such as pivot points and torque force and applied them to their projects.