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Today's Features

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    Ashley Shaine' Burdine and Thornton Crum Jr. of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Burdine is the daughter of Doug and Tara Burdine of Campbellsville. She is the granddaughter of Sharon and Dennis SoFiak and Sonny and Phyllis Lyons, all of Campbellsville, and Anne McKeehan and Bill Burdine of London.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed by Walmart.

    Crum is the son of the late Thornton and Lois Crum. His grandparents are the late Willy and Goldie Crum and James Peanut and Ella Lois Endicott.

  • Meaghan Rankin of Louisville and Avery Hill of Nashville, Tenn., announce the birth of a son, Avery Hill Jr., at 10 a.m. on July 13 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Connie Maye of Louisville, Timothy Rankin Sr. of Lexington and Sherri Murphy of Nashville.

    Great-grandparents are Robert Johnson of Louisville and Paulette Hill of Lewisburg, Tenn.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    July 29, 2004

    Clelland and Barbara Jo Farris Hubbard will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 8.

    Joyce Kelley won a 12-place setting of silverware raffled off by Taylor County Republican Women during Campbellsville's Fourth of July celebration.

    John Holmes, a 2001 Taylor County High School graduate who will be a senior this fall at University of Kentucky, has qualified for his second consecutive U.S. Amateur.

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    Taylor County Historical Society had its annual picnic at the Homeplace on Green River on June 12.

    Twenty-three people attended.

    Ken Forman, president of the Homeplace Association, gave a brief history about the Homeplace.

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    Twins Reili and Keelie Farmer, 10 1/2, grew a 22-1/2 pound cabbage at their grandmother Rena Hubbard's house on West Main Street.

    The cabbage fed six families with many leftovers.

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    Green River Ministries recently hosted a golf scramble and raised nearly $4,000.

    The money raised will be used to pay the mortgage on the GRM building for about four months.

    Winners of the golf scramble are Charlotte Bratcher and Janey Read, and, in back, Sandy Gaskins and Pam Huber.

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    H&W Sport Shop owner Ronnie Hord, right, and "Survivor" contestant Jefra Bland Hines presented a $968 check to Marietta Moyers, long-time volunteer at the Taylor County Ministerial Association Food Pantry.

    H&W, which printed "Survivor" T-shirts promoting Hines' time on the show, donated a portion of money from each T-shirt sold to the food pantry.

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    Landon Wood, 7, of Campbellsville, placed first in the Taylor County Farm Bureau and Taylor County FFA pedal tractor pull at the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July celebration.

    Wood is the son of Adam and Holly Wood.

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    Kentucky Classic Theatre will present "Guys and Dolls" in Russ Mobley Theater at Campbellsville University on July 31 through Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

    The show features local and professional actors/singers, as well as a live orchestra.

  • Smoke-Free Kentucky is going on a road trip and will be making stops across the state on the way to the annual Fancy Farm Picnic.

    A special Smoke-Free Kentucky van will be decked out and crossing the commonwealth through Saturday.

    The bus will be in Campbellsville today, Thursday, July 31, at 11 a.m. on East Main Street.

    Smoke-Free Kentucky officials will work toward making 2015 the year to pass a comprehensive, smoke-free workplace law.