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Today's Features

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cindy Coker and Linda Hayes, center and right, recently completed their second Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk in Boston, Mass. The 60-mile walk ended at U Mass in Boston with a closing ceremony attended by 3,000 walkers and 300 volunteers. The event raised $5.1 million for the fight against breast cancer. Also pictured at left is Mary Sumner of Boston.

  • Whitney Elizabeth Oakes and Timothy Neil Graham, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday. Sept. 13.

    Oakes is the daughter of Mark and Rita Oakes of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Margaret McMahan and Stanley and Henrietta Oakes, all of Campbellsville.

    She is a graduate of Campbellsville High School and is employed at Amazon.com.

    Graham is the son of Tim and Carla Graham of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Margaret Graham and Arlene Heron, both of Campbellsville.

  • Chris and Jenna Tarter were honored with a baby shower on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the home of Dr. James and Sherri Angel. In addition to Angel, the shower was hosted by Jeanne Brown, Libby Caulk, Gayle Newton and Ann Tarter. Chris Tarter is the son of Debra Waldron and Mike Tarter of Campbellsville. The Tarters are expecting their first child, a boy, on Sept. 30.

  • Jamie Elmore, front, third from left, was honored with a baby shower Saturday, Aug. 23 at Asbury United Methodist Church. She and her husband, Pat Elmore, formerly of Campbellsville, are having twin daughters, who are due Nov. 26. Pat Elmore is the son of Jeanette Elmore and William Lewis Elmore, both of Campbellsville, and Jamie is the daughter of J.C. and Judy Mings of Brooks, Ky. The couple live in Shepherdsville. Hostesses were, from left, seated: Debbie Brady, Elmore's aunt; Missy Laymance, Elmore and Debbie Sullivan.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Helm announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Helm, to Danny Viers, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Viers.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Meadowview Baptist Church in Campbellsville. A reception will follow in the church's fellowship hall.

    All relatives and friends are invited to attend.