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Today's Features

  • Author and Campbellsville native Janna McMahan was recently featured on a South Carolina TV station.

    "The Big Picture" TV program discussed how South Carolina has influenced the writing of three authors, including McMahan, John Jakes and Dorothea Benton Frank.

    McMahan's book "Calling Home," a story set in a small town in Kentucky, was published earlier this year.

  • Pleasant Union Baptist Church recently hosted Vacation Bible School at Green River Lake State Park. Bible classes were taught by church members for youth and adults. Chanelle Jackson and Joyce Johnson organized the event.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    July 2, 1998

    Jennifer Warren and Megan Cary were crowned Miss Independence and Miss Taylor County Fair, respectively, Saturday night at Hamilton Auditorium.

    John David Inman of Campbellsville is among 447 students at Eastern Kentucky University named to the president's list for spring semester study.

    Samantha Floyd, 3, won first place in the Crusade for Children baby contest at Kroger, East Broadway. She is the daughter of Doug and Sharon Floyd of Campbellsville.

    Dr. James Watkins was recently certified by the American Board of Surgery.

  • I don't know this from experience, but I'm told all it takes is one hit of crack to become addicted. But that's not my addiction.

    For me, it's watching food shows on TV. Not the how-to-cook shows, but the restaurant shows like "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" on the Food Network or "Food Paradise" on the Travel Channel.

  • If you could be free from shots for your diabetes, wouldn't you want to be?

    Taylor Regional Hospital will host a free class on insulin pump therapy on Monday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Taylor Regional Hospital meeting room.

    The class will be presented by RN Judy Harrison who will explain the benefits of insulin pump therapy, answer questions and give an insulin pump demonstration.

    To register for the course, call (800) 280-7801 Ext. 10808 or visit www.sayyestopumping.com by July 7.

  • James Cochran and Galoris Cochran of Elk Horn have announced their re-marriage with a wedding date set for Friday, July 18.

    The Cochrans have two daughters and sons-in-law and a son and daughter-in-law, Tina and Russell Blakley of Somerset, Scot and Beth Cochran and Nadena and David Agee, all of Campbellsville.

    They also have eight grandchildren, Alex Roots, Whitney Roots, Samantha Benedict, Tori Cochran, Emili Cochran, J.T. Agee, Spencer Agee and Mariah Agee.

  • Milton and Nicki Cole celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 10.

    Mr. Cole, son of the late Alexander Stewart and Mattie Vance Cole, was born and raised in Campbellsville.

    He attended Campbellsville College and graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in business administration. He also served in the Merchant Marines.

    The couple met in Campbellsville and married in 1938.

    They now live in Sarasota, Fla. and have two daughters, Pam and Debbie.

  • Hayden, 5 months, and Madison Ball, 3, are the children of Trey and April Ball of Campbellsville. Their grandparents are Dubby and Denise Ball of Campbellsville and Boyd and Jackie Curry of Greensburg. Great-grandparents are Jean Payton and Sissy Ball, both of Campbellsville.

  • On June 1, Central Kentucky violin students, ages 5 to 16, performed for parents, relatives and friends in a recital at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The students, who are from Taylor, Green, Adair, Casey, Pulaski and Cumberland counties, played a variety of pieces from Baroque by Telemann and Bach to blues and novelty pieces by Phillips and Kroll.

    Also featured on the program were solos and string ensemble pieces, including a medley of hymns, ending with the well-known "Amazing Grace." Highlights of the program can be seen at www.youtube.com/drnoelrd.

  • Hannah Wise and Weston Jones were honored with a wedding shower on April 26 at Feathersburg Church of God. Pictured are, from left, Monteen Mings, the bride's great-grandmother; Wanda Carroll, the bride's grandmother; Carla Milsap, the bride's mother; Hannah and Weston; Karen Jones, the groom's mother; and Leanna Burress, hostess.