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Today's Features

  • The Green River Runners Club will have its first meeting Saturday, Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. at Campbellsville Health and Fitness Center.

    The meeting will consist of an overview of club policies and goals as well as upcoming running events in the community.

    Runners of all fitness levels are invited to attend.

    For more information, call Gary Wise at 789-9229.

  • The Taylor County Public Library will host a Grandparents' Day open house on Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

    Those wishing to attend should bring their grandparents and/or photos of their grandparents.

    Crafts, snacks, book reading and full library services will be available.

    For more information, call Bonnie Webster at 465-2562.

  • The annual Kentuckians Reading Kentuckians event is planned for Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Giles House in Knifley.

    Readers will pay tribute to established and new Kentucky writers by reading a selection from a favorite Kentucky author or from his or her own work.

    The readings begin at 11 a.m. ET. The Giles House is located off KY 76 in Knifley.

    For more information, visit www.gilessociety.org.

  • Greater Campbellsville United, the City of Campbellsville and Taylor County Fiscal Court are once again hosting Music in the Park.

    Each Friday night in September, a different genre of music will be featured at the Miller Park amphitheater.

    On Sept. 12, there was gospel music featuring the 100 Men's Choir and Steadfast; Sept. 19, various country music acts performed; and on Sept. 26, Gifted Soul will perform MoTown.

    Performances are from 6 to 8 p.m. Guests are invited to bring their lawn chairs, blanket and cushions for each evening of entertainment.

  • Each year, Campbellsville University shows its appreciation for new and returning students and their families the month after classes start.

    This year's festivities, which will be on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 12-13, include a barbecue, comedy show, tailgate and football game.

  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located at 116 S. Columbia Ave. in Campbellsville, will host the Rev. Suzanne Barrow, pastor of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Glasgow on Sunday, Sept. 14.

    Barrow will preside and preach at the 11 a.m. worship service.

    Barrow is pastor of one of the fastest-growing congregations in the Episcopal diocese of Kentucky, which consists of 36 congregations across central and western Kentucky. The pastor of St. Thomas Church, the Rev. Karl Lusk, will exchange pulpits with Barrow on that Sunday.

  • Nearly a thousand girls in Kentuckiana are missing out on the chance of a lifetime. They're being denied the opportunity to be a part of something bigger than themselves. These girls want to join Girl Scouts but can't because of a shortage of volunteers.

    There are many benefits of the Girl Scout Program. Girls make new friends, help their communities and learn valuable skills they can use to become successful adults - skills like self-confidence, leadership, family values, goal setting, money management and career exploration.

  • Friendship Baptist Church will host a children's fall carnival on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m.

    Games, activities, Bible lessons and snacks will be available for all ages.

    Transportation is available. For more information, call 469-9809 or 849-7924.

  • Edward Allen Shofner of Campbellsville graduated from Marine Corps basic on July 18 at Parris Island, S.C., after 12 weeks of basic training.

    Shofner spent 29 days at Camp Lejeune, N.C. before leaving on Aug. 26 for Fort Leavenworth, Kansas for further training.

    A 2007 graduate of Taylor County High School, he is the son of Rosemary Schuhmann of Campbellsville and Michael Shofner of Greensburg.

  • Bill and Sherri Cheser of Springfield announce the birth of a son, Brandon Matthew, at 3:32 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 9 pounds, 12 1/2 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Donn and Ginette Rethlake of Bremen, Ind. and the late Barbara Ann Cheser.

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    David and Becky Graham of Bowling Green announce the birth of a son, William Edward, at 4:01 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 4 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long.