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Today's Features

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    Brianna Burden was the guest speaker for August's meeting of the Campbellsville Business & Professional Women's Club.

    Burden is the owner of Awaken Boutique in Campbellsville. She shared practical ways to freshen up the fall wardrobe.

  • This year's annual Green River Lakeshore cleanup is Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon.

    Those who would like to participate in the trash pickup should come to the Smith Ridge Boat Ramp, State Park Pavilion, Site One Boat Ramp or the Holmes Bend Boat Ramp.

    Lunch will be served and prizes given away at 12:30 p.m. at the Green River Lake State Park picnic shelter at the state park.

    Volunteer boat drivers are needed to man boats for the event. Drivers are also needed for the fishing with a veteran event on Saturday, Oct. 4.

  • Campbellsville University's Theater Department will host auditions for the musical, "Dolly Parton's 9 to 5!" on Monday, Aug. 25, and Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6:30 p.m. at CU's Russ Mobley Theater.

    The musical is based on a movie of the same name, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. The plot involves three women - an overworked office manager, a jilted wife and an objectified secretary - who conspire to depose their smarmy boss and begin making woman-friendly changes in the workplace.

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    Chrissy Warren and Shawn Canada of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Warren is the daughter of Tony Bright and Pamela Bright of Campbellsville. She is the granddaughter of Marjorie Hunt of Campbellsville.

    Warren is a 2013 graduate of Campbellsville University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education.

    She is employed at Wurth Oral, Facial & Cosmetic Surgery PLC in Campbellsville.

    Canada is the son of Glen and Carole Canada of Campbellsville.

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    Campbellsville resident Melvin Doug Martin was recently inducted into the National Association of Conservation Districts Southeast Region Hall of Fame.

    The award was presented at the NACD Southeast Region annual meeting in Louisville last month.

    Presenting the award were Earl Garber of Louisiana, NACD president, and Dan Ellison of Mayfield, Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts president.

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    Tomatoes are now in season, and soon you might have more on your hands than you know what to do with. A great way to use excess tomatoes, peppers, onions and other ingredients is by making salsa you can enjoy fresh now, or preserve for use throughout the year.

    To safely can salsa at home, you have to use proper food preservation techniques. If preserved incorrectly, the salsa could not only taste bad but also result in botulism, a deadly food-borne illness caused by toxins produced by bacteria in the canned food.

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    Campbellsville High School Class of 1964 recently celebrated its 50th class reunion.

    Class members gathered to watch the annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July parade, browse the Main Street activities and several visited the car show on Campbellsville University campus.

    All 22 class members attended a dinner at Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall, which included a program with highlights from each member's life and special remembrance of the 17 class members who have died.

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    Pitman Masonic Lodge recently hosted its annual recognition dinner for widows and members.

    Widows in attendance were Betty Williams, Frances Sprowles, Wyona Mitchell, Mary Louise Carter and Lavonne Kerr.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital/American Heart Association Training Center has partnered with Lindsey Wilson College, which will join Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital and Russell County Hospital as TRH's third training site.

    Tamara Eastham, a R.N. and past winner of the AHA Instructor of the Year at the Taylor Regional Hospital Training Center, will coordinate the site.

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    Milford Lowe hosted his annual Mule Days event on Aug. 3 at his home in Merrimac and about 300 people attended for live music, mule rides and other events.

    The event also raised $629 for Merrimac Christian Church.