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Today's Features

  • The late Fred Phillip Harris painted this picture of the Old Courthouse and many others during his stay in the Taylor County jail in 1968. Pictured are, from left, his nephews Fred Moore of Paoli, Ind. and John Payton of Mitchell, Ind. and Betty Jane Gorin Smith, local historian. Harris' artwork was featured in a 1968 Courier-Journal story after local jailer Ben Richerson purchased art supplies for the inmate. Moore and Payton visited Campbellsville in July in search of old paintings that their late uncle created.

  • Bible Baptist Tabernacle of Campbellsville hosted a special "God and Country Sunday" on Aug. 3. Missionary Chaplain Joe Adams, who has ministered to state and local officials for more than 25 years, was the featured speaker. The church also honored a number of public officials with special recognition and personalized certificates. Pictured are, from left, State Rep.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 20, 1998

    Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Graybeal will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 23 at East Campbellsville Church of God.

    Kelli Ann O'Banion of Bardstown became the bride of Allan Ray Bertram of Campbellsville in a June 27 ceremony at South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    Michael Schuhmann of Campbellsville is one of more than 809 students participating in the cooperative education program at Mississippi State University.

  • From the Heart will be in concert Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Christian Church. From the Heart sings throughout Central Kentucky and is featured annually at the July Fourth Celebration in Campbellsville. The group is composed of Gail Godsey, Krisinda Jeffries, Darlene Netherland, Debbie Lawson and Linda Mings. The concert is free and the community is welcome to attend.

  • Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's chapel series has been released for fall 2008, according to Ed Pavy, director of campus ministries and chair of the chapel committee.

    Chapel takes place each Wednesday at 10 a.m., and the public is invited to attend. The sessions are in the new Ransdell Chapel.

    Chapel is designed to provide opportunities for corporate worship and exposure through of a variety of informative speakers and presentations.

  • Every summer, the Christian Bookseller's Association has a huge trade show where book publishers and sellers of religious gifts congregate and attempt to ply their wares to owners of Christian bookstores and gift shops.

    It's been a few years since I attended one, and even though this year's show was in nearby Orlando, I was out of town and didn't go.

    Consequently, I missed one of the most exquisitely enjoyable aspects of this trade show - the rows of Christian witness items, snarkily referred to by the publishing side of the building as "Jesus junk alley."

  • Mannsville United Methodist Church will host a corn hole tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6.

    Registration begins at 1 p.m. with the tournament starting at 1:30.

    Team fee is $40. Prizes will be $200 for first place; $100 for second; and $50 for third.

    All proceeds from the tournament will go to the church's building fund.

    For more information, contact Amanda Wood at 469-9636 or Terri Gabehart at 789-2415.

  • The Calvary Heirs will be in concert on Sunday beginning at 6 p.m. at Woodlawn Christian Church in Campbellsville.

  • Trena Gayle Wilson and Jamie Russell Smith, both of Campbellsville, exchanged wedding vows on Friday, June 6 at Twin Eagles Estates in Lebanon.

    Bro. Don Gowin performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Roger and Judy Wilson of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Henry and Kelly Smith of Campbellsville and Patti and Bill Hartman of Hanover, Ind.

    The outdoor wedding ceremony took place on the lawn, which was scattered with white rose petals.

  • Peggy Pyles, associate matron of Pitman Chapter #157, Order of the Eastern Star, congratulates Norma Swafford and Nadine Milsap on receiving their 50-year membership pins. Also receiving pins, but not pictured, were Pearl Blevins, Florence Curry, Ruby English, Mildred Gabehart, Gertrude Mizer and Kathryn Smith. The chapter meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.