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Today's Features

  • Winners of the annual Orthydone photo contest, hosted for the Fourth of July holiday, were recently announced.

    In the Taylor County faces category, first place went to Judy Gwinn, Larry Smith took home second and Connie Shuffett was the third-place winner.

    In the Taylor County children, Krista Kessler took home the top prize. Emily Cook was second and Krista Kessler was third.

    In the Taylor County hands category, Paula Bishop was the first-place winner. Gwinn took home second-place honors and David Cook was third.

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    Brent Burkhead was the recipient of a scholarship recently presented by the brethren of Pitman Lodge.

    He received the scholarship for his dedication and service to the lodge.

    Gregg Williams, master of Pitman Lodge, presented the award.

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    Pitman Lodge hosted a gun raffle recently as a fundraiser. This was the first year for this fundraiser, and it will continue because of its large success.

    Don Shuffett was the winner of the Henry 22. Gregg Williams, master of Pitman Lodge, presented the gun.

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    Gae Nolley, sales manager at Campbellsville Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum, was presented with the John B. Sullivan Award during Saber Management's Annual Awards Banquet in Indianapolis, Ind., on July 7.

    The award is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon any Saber Management associate.

    Nolley earned the award by showing dedication and loyalty and her hard work.

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    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Cupcakes were baked and arrows loosed as Kids College was hosted on Campbellsville University's campus in the Virginia Ponser Flanagan Technology Training Center on June 16-19.

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    Cailee Higdon, 15, was recently crowned Miss Marion County Teen at the Marion County Fair.

    Higdon is a sophomore at Taylor County High School.

    Her parents are Charles Jr. and April Higdon of Campbellsville.

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    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers proclaimed the week of July 4 as Donate to the American Red Cross Week.

    According to the proclamation, the local Red Cross disaster team formed in March and volunteers have helped at the scene of disasters and blood drives, provided shelter for those in need and helped with the Taylor Regional Hospital health fair, Crusade for Children and the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July celebration.

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    James Gray was the winner of a mossburg shotgun that the Central Kentucky FOP Lodge 22 raffled on July 4.

    Money collected will go toward the Cops and Kids program in which the lodge buys clothes for students from local schools each July. Seven hundred dollars was raised.

    James Gray was the winner of the raffle and Rick Benningfield, lodge president, presented him with the prize.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 15, 2004

    Lewis and Wanda Bertram Weatherford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, July 25.

    Former Rescue Chief Charles Shaw was honored with a retirement reception Sunday afternoon at Taylor Regional Hospital. Hospital staff members, Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen and others presented Shaw with several gifts and remembrances.

  • Jill B. and Jimmy Sapp of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Matthew James Sapp, at 9:30 a.m. on June 30 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Lyle and Beverly Burchell of Bradfordsville, Mike and Alicia Sapp of Campbellsville and the late Wanda Sapp Bell.

    Great-grandparent is Manuel Marlow of Lebanon.

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