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Today's Features

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    July 9, 1998

    Brandon DeShawn Allen of Louisville received a bachelor of science degree on Sunday, May 31 from Centre College in Danville, Ky.

    Kyle Godsey has been named a United States National Award winner in physical education.

    The Taylor County High Future Farmers of America Chapter attended a week of camp at FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardensburg, Ky.

    The annual Kilby family and friends reunion was Saturday, June 27 at Salem Baptist Church.

  • As I write this, it's Elizabeth Weimer's birthday. I've never met her and don't know who she is, but I know July 1 is her birthday because I visited her church last Sunday night and it was in the bulletin.

    My husband and I had visited Yankeetown Community Church as guests of Barbara Arnold, whom I had never met either. She has been e-mailing me for about a year or more, inviting me to visit their church one Sunday night.

    Finally, I marked my calendar for Sunday, June 29, the night of their church's "singspiration" program, and gave Barbara my word that I'd come.

  • Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro will host Kentucky's Retreat for Women Writers on July 25-28.

    The event is open to women age 18 and up and is designed for both the experienced and beginning writer with the intention of providing intellectually stimulating activities that will inspire future writing.

    Participants will spend two days and three evenings with the retreat faculty and a community of fellow writers.

  • Looking for a fun, educational experience for your child this summer?

    Campbellsville University's Technology Training Center is in its fifth year hosting "Kids College," which provides fun, fellowship and learning for students going into grades three through eight in the 2008-2009 school year.

    Carol Sullivan, director of the technology center at CU, has organized Kids College, the second session of which will be through July 24.

    A first session was June 23-26. Children who attended may return and attend the second session if they desire.

  • Kelly Jo Lobb and Jeremy Douglas Wilhoit, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 12.

    Lobb is the daughter of Mike Lobb of Summersville and Debbie Skaggs of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Dennis Lobb of Summersville, Martha Boggs of Jackson, Ky., and Otha and Rosa Skaggs of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Green County High School.

    Wilhoit is the son of Doug and Connie Wilhoit of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Mary Murphy of Campbellsville and Odell and Sue Warren of Mt. Sherman.

  • Robert Corey and Miranda Zottman of Lebanon announce the birth of a son, John Davidson Zottman, at 3:22 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

    Grandparents are Larry and Debbie Gilpin of Campbellsville and Thomas and Bobbie Zottman of Lebanon.

    Great-grandparents are Lewis "Sie" and Jenetta Parrish and Bobby and Peggy Gilpin, all of Campbellsville.

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  • Co-captains Justin Robinette of Taylor County and Stephen Corbin of Adair County are the area contact persons for "Operation Blessing Indiana Flood Relief."

    Operation Blessing relief crews have been chosen to coordinate and manage all flood relief and recovery volunteers for Terre Haute, Ind.

    Corbin and Robinette are accepting monetary donations to send to flood victims in Terre Haute. The community is in need of money to buy storage pods to store personal belongings and to buy supplies to rebuild their homes.

  • Elizabeth Ann Jude and Joshua David Munford, both of Campbellsville, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, May 10 at St. Mark United Methodist Church in Campbellsville.

    Jason Castenir performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Calvin and Tammy Jude of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Donnie and Debbie Munford of Campbellsville.

    Jessica Gabbert of Campbellsville served as her sister's matron of honor.

    Mallory Daugherty and Nikki Edwards, both of Campbellsville, and Angela Munford of Louisville were the bridesmaids.

  • Treyce Mattingly celebrated his eighth birthday with friends at a camping party on June 21. Pictured are, from left, Stephen Thomas, Alex Doss, Casey Cundiff, Treyce, Marcus Moore, Micah King, Trey Gordon and Konnor Wilson.

  • Thirty-two contestants from across the state will be vying for the title of Miss Kentucky 2008. Among them will be Campbellsville resident Emily Cox.

    Cox, Miss Bowling Green, is 22 years old and the daughter of Ricky Cox and Jenny Cox, both of Campbellsville.

    She has a degree in biology from the University of Kentucky and her ambition is to obtain a doctorate of pharmacy from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and pursue a career as a clinical pharmacist.