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Today's Features

  • Cassandra Lauren Gardner and Corey Wilson, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Friday, Oct. 3.

    Gardner is the daughter of Daryl and Anita Gardner of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Elbert and Ethel Gardner and Patricia Brown, all of Louisville, and the late Harold Brown.

    Wilson is the son of Annette Givens and Bill Wilson, both of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Marvin and Myrna Martin of Campbellsville and William Wilson of Visalia, Calif.

    Both are students at Hillsong College in Sydney, Australia.

  • Taylor Regional Urgent Care Center will host a Fun/Educational Fair on Friday, Sept. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. at its location at 1911 Campbellsville Road in Greensburg.

    The event will coincide with "Cow Days" and will include educational booths, giveaways and refreshments.

    Dr. Cassandra Stephens, medical director of the center, will be in attendance along with Heidi Lee, nurse practitioner, and Nan Pack, PA-C, the primary care providers at the center.

    Carol Wright, RN is the Urgent Care Center director.

    For more information, call 849-2379 or (270) 932-2221.

  • The 2008-2009 season of the Central Kentucky Arts Series opens with a performance by Wilson Williams and His Platters at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26 at the Taylor County Middle School gymnasium.

    The Platters perform ballads with rich and vibrant harmonies that have resonated with audiences worldwide.

    "Only You," "The Great Pretender," "The Magic Touch" and "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" are a few of the classics performed by The Platters.

    The Platters originated in 1953 as an all-male quartet. A year later, the sound was changed with the addition of a female voice.

  • Greater Campbellsville United will host its 6th Annual Diversity Festival beginning at 10 a.m. at the Community Center on Saturday.

    The festival will feature monologues, singing, art displays, food, a style show and booths with intergenerational table games and more.

    This year, there will also be a demonstration of Mexican folklore music and dance.

    In past years, GCU Coordinator Wanda Washington said, there have been more than 200 people to attend.

  • Duane Bonifer

    Correspondent

    Twenty years ago, Asbury United Methodist Church could have held most of its services in one of its members' living rooms as the church rarely had more than 10 people at a service.

    Today, the church at 9600 New Columbia Road on the Adair-Taylor county line, is a thriving faith community of more than 220 members. Weekly attendance averages more than 100.

    And on Sunday, the church will host a special service that celebrates "105 years in ministry."

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 10, 1998

    Letha Rivers will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday afternoon with a reception.

    Campbellsville High student Christina Pelly won second place for District 4 in the Kentucky Education Association's Martin Luther King Writing Contest.

    The wedding of Rebecca Ann O'Rourke and Daniel Mark Graham was performed by the Rev. Steve Sholar at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at Eastwood Baptist Church in Bowling Green.

  • The 2008-2009 performing arts season of Center Stage opened Sept. 12 with The Spencers: Theatre of Illusion, a high-energy, entertaining show that combines the elements of theatre with the art of illusion.

    Center Stage is presented by Lake Cumberland Performing Arts in partnership with The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

    Other performances on the Center Stage schedule include:

  • A fundraiser and potluck dinner party to benefit the late Ricky "Rolaids" Rawlings will be Saturday beginning at 6 p.m.

    The benefit, which will raise money to pay for Rawlings' funeral expenses, will be at 433 Davis Road in Campbellsville.

    The family asks that those who attend bring a food dish and drink.

    Entertainment will be provided by Bill and Rita's Karaoke.

    For more information, call Betty Hicks at 465-8362.

  • Rick Gage, founder of GO TELL Ministries, will speak at Campbellsville University's chapel Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    Gage's ministry, the GO TELL Crusade, will be hosting several events for the Campbellsville-Taylor County community through Wednesday, Sept. 17. The crusade will feature evangelistic messages, worship services and guest artists such as Rick Stanley, Elvis Presley's step-brother.

  • LeeAnn Danielle Cook and Randall Todd Sharp, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 20.

    Cook is the daughter of Garry and Deloris Elmore of Greensburg. Her grandparents are Eulean Vaughn of Green County and the late Robert Vaughn and Dan and Lona Perkins.

    She is a 2000 graduate of Green County High School. Cook is employed at Frost Arnett in Campbellsville.

    Sharp is the son of Randall and Sharon Sharp of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Betty Sharp of Campbellsville, the late Raymond "Peanut" Sharp and Rosie and Harold Milby.