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Today's Features

  • Raymond and Arletia Rucker of Campbellsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristin Erin Rucker, to Benson Travis Sexton, son of the Rev. Thomas and Remona Sexton of Albany.

    Rucker is a 2004 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry. She is employed as an admissions counselor at Campbellsville University and as a youth minister at St. Andrew United Methodist Church.

  • Staff Report

    A former Campbellsville man is training members of the Afghan National Police and Army in Western Afghanistan.

    Maj. Brian S. DeMers has been deployed overseas since January as a member of the Kentucky National Guard in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

    He is the son of Celia DeMers of Campbellsville and a 1981 graduate of Campbellsville High School. His wife, Debbie Bertram DeMers, is also a 1981 CHS graduate.

  • The Taylor County Farm Service Agency would like to remind farmers that Friday, Aug. 15 is the final day to file an acreage report for all crops except small grain crops and value loss crops.

    Crop reports are required for eligibility for certain USDA farm programs. For more information, call 465-4651 Ext. 2 or visit the Taylor County Farm Service Agency on South Columbia Avenue.

  • The Campbellsville University School of Music will host its final concert of the summer with a graduate general recital on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. in Gheens Recital Hall.

    The concert will feature summer graduate students from Taiwan studying toward the master of arts degree in music, according to Dr. J. Robert Gaddis, dean of the School of Music.

    The summer program is especially adapted for international students and is designed to be completed in four summers, he said. Most students who will be heard on the recital are currently in their third summer.

  • Bethlehem Baptist Church in Greensburg will be hosting a Living Proof Live event on Aug. 1-2. The event will be broadcast live via satellite from Louisville.

    Beth Moore is one of the nation's leading Bible teachers. At the age of 18, Moore sensed God calling her into ministry. She graduated from Southwest Texas State University with a degree in political science and later received an honorary doctorate in humanities from Howard Payne University. In 1978, she married Keith Moore. They have two daughters.

  • Palestine Baptist Church is hosting a luncheon to fund a mission trip to New Orleans.

    The lunch will be delivered on Friday, Aug. 1 to businesses or companies that place five or more orders.

    On the menu is a ham and cheese sub sandwich, chips, cookie, bottled water and a packet of condiments. The cost is $5 per lunch.

    For more information or to place an order, call Leslie Rhodes at 849-7188.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    July 23, 1998

    Amanda Regina Mayes, a senior at Taylor County High School, is the summer intern for the Taylor County Conservation District.

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Jaclyn C. Ennis has graduated from basic training at Lockland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    Kentucky Utilities will have a retirement reception Wednesday, July 29 for William "Willie" White and George E. Gupton. White is retiring with 32 years of service while Gupton has 41 years with KU.

  • Editor's note: Nancy Kennedy took a few days off this week. This is a past favorite column that's also in her book, "Lipstick Grace."

    These are ordinary days. That's what a Catholic friend told me. In the Catholic calendar, in between all the fancy days like Advent and Lent, Epiphany, Easter and Pentecost, the days are called ordinary days.

    Plain old days. Just ordinary. Nothing fancy. Kind of regular.

  • Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University is offering an online 27-hour program for a certificate in Christian ministry beginning with the fall 2008 semester.

    "We are very pleased to be offering the certificate in Christian ministry as an online option," said Dr. Michael V. Carter, CU president.

    "This illustrates Campbellsville University's commitment to serving the needs of pastors and church leaders in Kentucky and beyond with an additional option to secure good theological training while continuing their ministry and careers."

  • Mr. and Mrs. Rondall Richardson of Magnolia announce the engagement of their daughter, April Vyetta Richardson, to Jeffrey Brent Absher, son of Archie and Beverly Absher of Campbellsville.

    Richardson is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and is employed at Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington, Ind.

    Absher is also a graduate of Western Kentucky University and is employed at Wal-Mart in Bedford, Ind.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 2 at Lost River Cave in Bowling Green. A reception will follow.