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Today's Features

  • Palestine Baptist Church is hosting a car wash from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Advance Auto Parts across from Ponderosa.

    The money raised will help fund a mission trip to New Orleans in October.

  • Only my daughter, Laura, has the power to get me to eat a raw quail egg. We did so last Thursday night at our favorite sushi restaurant in Charlotte, N.C., where she lives. I was in town for a conference.

    It's been five years since she moved away from home, and I think I've finally, finally, finally (maybe) stopped thinking of her as some wild feral child who needs me hovering over her, guiding her every move, breath, decision and thought.

    She's 25 now, making more money than I am, finishing her fifth year of a two-year college, dating a guy who treats her well.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 27, 1998

    Mr. and Mrs. W. Ewing Knifley of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 30. The Knifleys were united in marriage Aug. 28, 1948.

    Carl and Yvonne Stropolis of Casey Creek, Ky., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 28.

    Willie White and George Gupton have retired from Kentucky Utilities. Gupton had been employed 41 years, and White for 32 years.

    Lillie Mae Gray Berry, 85, of South Bend, Ind., died Saturday, Aug. 22, 1998 at St. Joseph's Medical Center in South Bend, Ind.

  • Terry Milby of Cross Over Ministries will host two free country and southern gospel concerts this weekend. Tomorrow, from 7 to 10 p.m. ET, a concert will take place at the IGA parking lot beside McDonald's in Columbia. Singers will include The Coffee Family, Jim Roberts and Milby.

    On Saturday, a concert will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. at Wal-Mart Supercenter in Campbellsville. Singers will be Dennis Bowling, Joe Milby and Terry Milby. Door prizes will be given away during both events.

  • The Polston Family will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31 at Fairview Baptist Church. For more information, call Daryl Cox at 465-2058.

  • The Live in Lebanon free outdoor concert series continues in historic downtown Lebanon on Saturday with Patrick Henry Hughes of "Extreme Home Makeover Home Edition" fame.

    Hear classical and popular instrumentals, blues, gospel and popular vocals from 8:30 p.m. to midnight in the outdoor plaza beside Big Jim's Steakhouse & Buffet at 212 W. Main St. There is no admission and the concert will be moved inside in case of inclement weather.

  • During National Preparedness Month this September, the American Red Cross encourages every American to prepare for emergencies and asks eligible individuals to donate blood.

    National Preparedness Month is designed to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses and communities.

    Disasters strike unexpectedly, but it's simple to get prepared. Through five easy steps, the Red Cross helps Americans prepare for emergencies.

    1. Create a family emergency plan and discuss the need to prepare for a disaster.

  • The next Look Good ... Feel Better meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at the Taylor Regional Hospital Learning & Resource Center at 125B Kingswood Drive.

    Registration is currently under way. There is no cost to attend.

    To register, contact the American Cancer Society at (800) ACS-2345 or call (270) 782-9036.

  • Donnie and Judy Coomer of Greensburg and Freddie and Sandy Jolly of Glasgow announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Kaye Coomer, to Michael Garland Hunt, son of Gary and Marlena Hunt of Campbellsville and Ricky and Kathy Morgan of Greensburg.

    Coomer is employed at Crossroads Family Medicine of Campbellsville.

    Hunt is employed by TransCorr Inc. of Indiana.

    The private wedding ceremony will take place at noon ET on Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Old Courthouse in Greensburg.

  • Jackson Hunt celebrated his ninth birthday at Sport Spot on July 19. Pictured are Alex Doss, Cass Kidwell, Zack Settle, Shandi Russell, Tatem Wiseman, Casey Cundiff, Jackson, Amelia Bowen, Bailey Thompson and Adin Hunt.