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Today's Features

  • The annual fall heritage festival at The Homeplace on Green River will be Saturday, Sept. 6.

    The festival will feature a photo workshop by Lindsey Wilson College professor David Goguen. There will be sessions from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.

    Homeplace officials ask for a $5 donation for parking, but there is no charge for the workshop or for many of the other activities at the festival.

    Goguen is an experienced photography teacher and this will be his third year leading a photo workshop at the festival.

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    Darlene Wright has been named the Taylor Regional Hospital ambassador for summer. Billy Dengel and Patty Yaden were also nominated.

    A patient nominated Wright for the award. The following was written about Wright on her nomination form:

  • Abibatou Dia and Jesse Mandela Donahue of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Jesse Mandela Donahue Jr., at 6:19 p.m. on Aug. 5 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Rodney Donahue of Madisonville, Maria Donahue of the Dominican Republic and Amadou Daouda Dia and Madjiguene Diouf, both of Semegal in West Africa.

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    Five generations of a local family gathered recently for a photo.

    Pictured are Adam Burress holding his son, Peyton Burress, 7 months, great-grandmother Rose Miller, grandmother Toni Burress and Elmer Hatfield, great-great-grandfather.

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    Two couples recently graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes taught by Taylor Regional Hospital this month. They are Lamesha Pettus and Anthony Smothers of Campbellsville and Emillee and Jonathan Whitlow of Greensburg.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room. Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH.

    The class is taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

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

    New team members are Holly Abell, Pam Colvin, Mary Kay Cox, Kayla Newton, Tyler Tucker, Connie Wright and Tommy Wright.

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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.