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Today's Features

  • Crafts people, artists, booksellers and musicians will gather at the Giles House in Knifley on Saturday, Oct. 4.

    Prints of Pansy Phillips' paintings as well as collections of Kentucky books and many arts and crafts items will be for sale.

    Phillips was a good friend of the late Janice Giles and illustrated her books.

    Don Parrish of Bardstown Booksellers will be available to appraise books and small antiques for $5 per item. Parrish donates the proceeds from appraisals to The Giles Society.

  • Patrick Reed, superintendent of Mammoth Cave National Park, will lead the first of three sessions in the fall 2008 semester Environmental Studies Speaker Series at Campbellsville University.

    During the first session, Reed will share the wonders of Mammoth Cave and some challenges of managing the national park, according to Dr. Richie Kessler, associate professor of biology and environmental studies program coordinator.

    The first session will be Friday, Sept. 26 at 10 a.m. in the Student Union Building Banquet Hall.

  • The original members of the country music band Exile are back together again for a reunion tour and are coming to Somerset for a performance that will give fans a chance to relive the magic of this award-winning group of musicians.

    Exile band members J.P. Pennington, Les Taylor, Sonny LeMaire, Marlon Hargis and Steve Goetzman have reunited and will be bringing some of their biggest, chart-topping hits to the stage in a reunion concert Friday, Sept. 26, at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

  • Rhonda Craig was the guest speaker for the Campbellsville Business & Professional Women's Club monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 11 at Creek Side Restaurant.

    Craig is owner of the Tulip Tree on Main Street in downtown Campbellsville. When asked what made her decide to go into business for herself, Craig quickly replies, "God made me do it."

    She said that many prayers were prayed before she was led to open her business. She brought samples of some of the gifts she has available. Long before opening her business, Craig was an independent candle distributor.

  • Bo and Debbie Washburn of Lebanon announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathy Washburn, to Jason Clark, son of Daniel and Charlotte Clark of Campbellsville.

    Washburn is a 1999 graduate of Marion County High School.

    Clark is a 1994 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Clarcor in Campbellsville.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at Fairview Baptist Church in Mannsville. A reception will follow in the church's fellowship hall

    All relatives and friends are invited to attend.

  • Samuel Hayden, 2, holds his new baby sister, Juleighana Alysse, who was born on Aug. 14. They are the children of Gregory E. and Samantha Ewing Swierczek of Vincennes, Ind. Grandparents are Susan Marie Ewing and Colleen Miles, both of Campbellsville, Sam Ewing of Lebanon and Don Swierczek of Wheatland, Ind. Great-grandparents are Alberta Ewing of Lebanon and Patricia Madson and Leslie Madson, both of Campbellsville.

  • Casey Douglas Caulk and David Rhode Graves were married on Saturday, June 21 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Lexington.

    Father Richard Warner of Notre Dame and Father Norman Fischer officiated.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Douglas Caulk of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Gladys Lorene Caulk of Campbellsville, Clare Ann Droba of Murrells Inlet, S.C., and the late Robert Lee Caulk and Joseph Stanley Droba.

  • The annual Make Today Count picnic was Aug. 14 at the Green River State Park pavilion. The 31 attendees celebrated the number of years since cancer survivors were diagnosed. The meal was sponsored by Mellinium and the group was treated to Heavenly Ham. Bingo prizes were awarded.

  • Many girls have signed up to be girl scouts through the local school systems, and organizers are now in the process of forming troops.

    There will be a troop organizational meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at Campbellsville Christian Church.

    Those interested but not yet signed up are welcome to attend.

  • The Campbellsville University School of Music is launching a noontime organ recital series in Ransdell Chapel, according to Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music.

    The sessions begin Tuesday, Sept. 23, and each program will be about 30 minutes in length beginning at 12:05 p.m. and ending at 12:35 p.m.