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Today's Features

  • October is Roadside PRIDE Month in southern and eastern Kentucky. With a team effort, communities can share the rewards of clean roads, satisfied tourists and even a trophy.

    Throughout October, volunteers will pick up roadside litter, local governments will collect the trash, and PRIDE will provide the garbage bags and pay trash disposal fees.

  • Holly Lynn Haddox of Ruston, La. and Chase Weston Coyle of Campbellsville exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, May 17 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston.

    The Rev. Andy Hurst performed the double-ring ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Douglas and Debbie Haddox of Ruston. Her grandparents are Carroll Jones and Grace Haddox, both of Ruston, and the late Dorothy Jones and A.B. Haddox.

    The groom is the son of Terry and Mitzi Coyle of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Elmer and Roxie Coyle of Springfield and the late Charlie and Shell Carrico.

  • Ophilia McDonald was 98 years old yesterday. A potluck lunch is planned in her honor for 1 p.m. Sunday at Acton Retirement Center on KY 70.

  • Campbellsville Woman's Club hosted its annual dinner and membership meeting on Monday, Sept. 22 at Campbellsville First United Methodist Church.

    Columbia Woman's Club, Taylor County Junior Miss Auburn Wigginton and her mother, Elizabeth Wigginton, were the invited guests.

    Mayor Brenda Allen was the guest speaker, who gave an update on the improvements and what will be going on in the future of the City of Campbellsville. International students from Campbellsville University's music department provided entertainment for the evening.

  • Steve and Becky Sea of Lawrenceburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Sea, to Ricky Yates Jr., son of Ricky Yates Sr. and Jimmy and Tammy Hunt, all of Campbellsville.

    Sea is a 2004 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2008 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in nursing. Sea is a registered nurse in the intensive care unit at Saint Joseph East.

    Yates is the grandson of Virginia and Howard Shearer and J.B. and Susie Yates, all of Lebanon, and Dennis and Susie Hayes of Campbellsville.

  • Gary Valentine has been appointed as new project manager for the Ohio River Bridges Project.

    An Elizabethtown engineer, Valentine will replace Matt Bullock, who has served as the state's interim project manager since May 2007, after the previous manager retired.

    Valentine, who started the job on Sept. 2, will be the state's chief representative on a committee of Kentucky, Indiana and federal officials overseeing the $4.1 billion plan to build two new Ohio River bridges and redesign the Spaghetti Junction interchange in Louisville.

  • Nathan and Elisha Rhodes of Elk Horn announce the birth of a son, Tye Landyn-Dean, at 9:17 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Dean and Sherri Rhodes, Lloyd and Laura Wilds and Steve Ball, all of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Agnes Rhodes and Paul and Marina Smith, all of Campbellsville, Alta Ball of Athens, Mich., Martha White of Tekonsha, Mich., and Don Ball of Burlington, Mich.

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  • The president of Project One Inc. in Louisville, Ky., Dr. Charles J. King Jr., will be the speaker at Campbellsville University's chapel Wednesday, Oct. 1. The public is invited to attend the session at 10 a.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    King's message will serve as the official kickoff of CU's 10th annual "Dialogue on Race - Campus and Community," which is led by Mary Wilgus, dean of the CU College of Arts and Sciences.

  • The Dixie Melody Boys will be in concert at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Greensburg on Sunday, Sept. 28 beginning at 7 p.m. ET. First Service Band will also perform. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call (270) 932-7930.

  • Flatwoods Separate Baptist Church will host its 15th annual camp meeting Friday, Sept. 26 through Sunday, Sept. 28.

    The church is located on KY 61, 5 miles south of Columbia.

    Evangelists and singers will include:

    Friday - Bro. Charles Cook of Morgantown at 10 a.m.; Bro. Gerald England of Sparta, Tenn., at 2 p.m.; and Bro. Timmy Shirley of Greensburg at 6:30 p.m. with singing by Friendship Baptist Church of Jonesville.