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Today's Features

  • Evangelist Rick Gage, once dubbed "the Small Town Billy Graham" by Associated Press because of his emphasis on outreaches in small communities, will conduct his South Central Kentucky Go Tell Crusade at Taylor County High School football stadium on Sept. 14-17, beginning at 7 each night.

    A pre-crusade youth rally will take place Saturday, Sept. 13 in the Taylor County High School gym, beginning at 6 p.m.

    Rick Stanley, step-brother of the late Elvis Presley, will speak at the Sept. 13 youth rally and share his testimony at the crusade on Sept. 15.

  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located at 116 S. Columbia Ave., will host a discussion of the "Lost Books of the Bible" beginning Wednesday, Sept. 10, and continuing on alternate Wednesdays thereafter for five sessions.

    The Rev. Karl Lusk, pastor, will lead the discussion of the books that were in use by the early Christian church but were not included in the Canon of Scripture we know as the Bible today.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Sept. 3, 1998

    Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Bault will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, Sept. 6.

    Mr. and Mrs. Forrest J. Hogue celebrated their 60th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 21 with a family dinner at Lure Lodge.

    Daris Arnold attended the annual Asgrow Seed Co. LLC dealer meeting July 27-29 recently.

    Clarence and Jessie Page Benningfield will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 5.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Brent Robinson of Elizabethtown announce the engagement of their son, Chad Michael Robinson, to Lyndsey Kara Neal, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Micheal Neal of Danville.

    Neal is a 2001 graduate of Boyle County High School and a 2006 graduate of Campbellsville University, and earned a master's in education in 2007 from the University of Kentucky. She is a math teacher at Boyle County High School.

    Robinson is a 2003 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University. He is an accountant at Potter and Co. in Lexington.

  • Grandview Nursing & Rehab hosted its first beauty pageant in July at Grandview Nursing Home. Nurse aides, families and staff helped organize the event. Judges were Eva McCubbin, Pat Hardesty, Jeannie Seaborne, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers and Betty Chaney. Hallie Ratcliff was voted the Grandview Queen. Donna Kirk was first runner-up and Ethel Ford was second runner-up. Best dressed went to Isabelle Brockman, and best hairstyle to Maxine Phillips. More than 200 attended.

  • Brian D. Clifford, principal at Taylor County Elementary School, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club's Aug. 27 luncheon.

    Clifford spoke to the group about issues facing schools today.

  • Young people from Marion and neighboring counties have great ideas and the Central Kentucky Youth Entrepreneurial Society is seeking serious business- and civic-minded middle and high school age students for its inaugural class.

    YES is dedicated to finding and nurturing young people who want to start a business or civic organization now or in the future. Students will learn about entrepreneurial activities, how to find helpful information, deal with feasibility issues, networking, hear guest speakers and more.

  • Taylor Regional Hospital will present a first aid class on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the TRH Learning & Resource Center located at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville. The class will be presented by Richard Phillips, TRH staff development coordinator.

    This course will provide participants with a foundation in the techniques of first aid. Upon course completion, participants will receive a course completion certificate.

  • Tebbs Bend is becoming known for more than just its Civil War history. It's also the place to go for a 3-mile-long flea market.

    The 12th Annual Tebbs Bend Road Community Wide Flea Market will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

    If it rains on Saturday, the flea market will be from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

    The annual flea market is hosted by the Tebbs Bend-Green River Bridge Battlefield Association.

    Anita Brown is president of the association. Betty Williams is vice president.

  • The beauty of nature is captured in a new visual arts exhibit presented by Lake Cumberland Performing Arts in partnership with The Center for Rural Development.

    The exhibit, titled "Spirit of Nature," celebrates the splendor of the great outdoors as seen through the camera lens of nature photographer Charline Marrinan. She will share scenes from some of her most photographed areas in her home county of Pulaski, nearby McCreary County and other places where she has visited in a collection of photographs on display at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.