Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Wendy Michelle Barger, formerly of Mannsville, and Ryan Daniel Cox of Elk Horn will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 4.

    Barger is the daughter of Mel Jr. and Tammy Barger of New Albany, Ind. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Mike Rakes Sr. and Stella Barger, all of New Albany, and the late Melvin Barger Sr.

    She is a 2004 graduate of Murray State University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree. Barger earned her doctorate of physical therapy in 2006 from Bellarmine University. She is employed at Greenhills Health and Rehab in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Kaleigh Brooke Hunt, front, center, celebrated her seventh birthday with a luau party with her family and friends. She is the daughter of Suzanne and Bill Coffey of Campbellsville and the late David T. Hunt. Her grandparents are Tommie and Arlene Hunt, Marianna Skaggs and Shirley Coffey and the late Norman Skaggs and Tom Coffey.

  • We're in the process of painting the inside of our house (which means my husband paints and I mostly stay out of the way lest I find myself with a paint roller in my hand).

    I do have one job, however, which is to go through the closets and drawers and under-bed boxes and weed out the throw-away and give-awayable from the keepable stuff.