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Today's Features

  • Taylor County Girl Scout Troop #298 attended a cake decorating class on March 29 in Elizabethtown. Members who participated were Payton Howard, Kelsey Woodrum, Danielle Dickens, Grace Bertram and Sarah Dickens.

  • Tina Hudson Watkins and David "BB" Benningfield, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 31.

    Watkins is the daughter of Elsie Hudson of Winter Haven, Fla., and the late James Hudson. Her grandparents are Margret Wells of Tipler, Wis., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sylvester and Albert Hudson.

    She is a 1994 graduate of Winter Haven High School.

  • Phillip and Tina Craig of Lebanon announce the birth of twin daughters, Kinley Rae and Shelby Jo, on Thursday, March 6 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. Kinley Rae, born at 10:54 p.m., weighed 3 pounds, 7 ounces and was 16 inches long. Shelby Jo, born at 10:55 p.m., weighed 4 pounds, 2 ounces and was 16 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Mary Lou and Leonard Spalding and Harold and Dorothy Jean Craig, all of Lebanon.

    Great-grandparent is Frank Murphy of Lebanon.

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  • Kelli Rene Rakes and Bradley Owen Brockman, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 7.

    Rakes is the daughter of Patricia Rakes and Larry Rakes, both of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are the late Ernest and Ann Dial and Lanis and Marie Rakes.

    She is a graduate of Campbellsville High School.

    Brockman is the son of Janet and Rocky Edwards and Frank Owen and Patti Brockman, all of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Reba and Doug Martin of Campbellsville and the late Ray and Fran Brockman.

  • Taylor County Republican Women recently hosted their annual Lincoln Dinner. Speakers included, from left, Brian Smith, representing Brett Guthrie, who is running for Congress; Daniel London, representing State Rep. Ron Lewis; Russell Montgomery, candidate for state representative; Marlyn Shreve, president of the Republican women's club; Bam Carney and Asa Swan, candidates for state representative.

  • National Day of Prayer is Thursday and a group will meet from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. on the Taylor County Courthouse steps to pray and sing together.

    The event will be one of several around the nation offering inspirational music and prayer for those who gather.

    All of those who attend will receive an "I Prayed" sticker and a balloon launch will follow the ceremony.

    The event is sponsored by Bible Baptist Tabernacle.

    For more information, call 465-3015.

  • The Campbellsville University orchestra will present a spring concert on Thursday at 8 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church. Dr. J. Robert Gaddis, dean of the school of music and professor of music, will conduct the orchestra. Above, Gaddis conducts practice sessions as students prepare.

  • A plant swap has been scheduled for Saturday, May 3 at the Janice Holt and Henry Giles house on Spout Springs Road in Knifley from noon to 2 p.m. ET.

    A plant swap or plant exchange is for all people who love to garden and is an opportunity for gardeners to get together to swap plants and garden stories.

    Those who attend should bring unwanted plants labeled and potted in a peat pot or clay or plastic pot.

    For more information, call 465-6104 or e-mail Clara Metzmeier at claram@kyol.net.

    The event is sponsored by The Giles Society.

  • The next Central Kentucky Arts Series event on Saturday, May 3 will feature saxophonist Ashu.

    Ashu's performance, the fourth in the 2008 arts series, will begin at 7 p.m. at Campbellsville First United Methodist Church.

    Ashu will be accompanied by pianist Kuang-Hao Huang.

  • The Taylor County High School Show Choir spring production will feature classic pop and rock songs.

    The show, themed "PopRocks," is directed by Lisa Gupton. Assistant Director is Brandon Centers.

    TCHS Show Choir members will perform songs made popular by Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Nsync, Queen, KISS, Fleetwood Mac, Otis Redding, Switchfoot, James Taylor, Mariah Carey and others.

    Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, May 8-10, at 7 p.m. in the Taylor County Middle School gymnasium.

    General admission tickets are $5. Doors will open at 6 p.m.