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Today's Features

  • Katlynn Elizabeth Metcalf, born April 15, is the daughter of Brad and Christie Metcalf of Bardstown. Her grandparents are Richard and Diane Bland of Campbellsville and Dan and Edna Metcalf of New Haven. Great-grandparents are Louise Bland of Lebanon, Frances Murphy of Campbellsville and Mary Ellen Metcalf of New Haven.

  • Brian and Rebecca Wooley of Bowling Green announce the birth of a son, Blake Morris, at 2:11 a.m. on Friday, March 21 at The Medical Center of Bowling Green. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 1/4 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.

    Grandparents are Ronnie and JoAnn Morris of Campbellsville and Morris and Carol Wooley of Bowling Green.

    Great-grandparents are Joe and Clare Craig of Hendersonville, N.C., Martha Schwarzman of Atlantic City, N.J., Nellie Brewer of Campbellsville and the late Harold Brewer, Coy and Estelle Morris and Bill and Dorothy Wooley.

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  • Kelli Rakes was recently honored with a bridal shower at the home of Mary Louise Carter. Pictured are, from left, Natalie Buck and Mary Carter hostesses; Patti Brockman, stepmother of the groom; Kelli; Patricia Rakes, mother of the bride; and Jane Carter, hostess. Kelli and Bradley Brockman will exchange vows on June 7.

  • Melanie Puryear and Timothy Wood, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 14.

    Puryear is the daughter of Richard and Doris Puryear of Campbellsville. Her grandmother is Margaret Shively of Campbellsville.

    She is a student at Campbellsville University and is employed at Game Stop.

    Wood is the son of George and Sharon Wood of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Barbie and Rosa Skaggs and Ethel Wood, all of Campbellsville.

    He is currently pursuing his master's degree and is an art teacher at Taylor County Middle School.

  • First Baptist Church will host a health fair at its Imani Community Center on Sunday, June 8.

    The event is from 1 to 3 p.m. and will help residents learn about their physical health.

    Businesses and organizations will provide educational materials, free screenings, food and prizes.

    Services offered include glucose monitoring, high blood pressure checks, HIV testing, and information on skin cancer, elder abuse, mental illness, drug and alcohol abuse, physical therapy, fire prevention and death and dying counseling.

  • A Lil' T's & Hillbilly Choppers benefit poker run for Gerald Myers is set for Saturday, June 7 beginning at Lil' T's Traffik Stop.

    Signup is from 11 a.m. to noon with the ride beginning at noon.

    Cost is $10 per hand and prizes will be given for the best hand, worst hand and the largest group.

    All proceeds will benefit Myers' cancer treatments.

    For more information, call Gary Porter at 849-2025 or Mark McFarland at 465-1514.

  • The Kentucky Folklife Program will present a series of training sessions as part of the Community Scholars certification program this summer at the Hopkins County Cooperative Extension Office in Madisonville.

    The Community Scholars training is designed to help people document and promote community culture, folklife and the traditional arts. Community Scholars learn the basic skills needed to conduct fieldwork, identify and showcase traditional arts and musical talents, folk traditions and local history.

  • Individuals 62 years of age or older who have graduated from high school or received an equivalent degree may take courses for credit as part of Campbellsville University's senior scholars program at no charge.

    No application fee, credentials or enrollment deposits are required.

    For more information, contact the CU Office of Admissions at 789-5220 or e-mail admissions@campbellsville.edu.

  • Charles T. and Mina Hedgespeth of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 1.

    The couple were married on June 1, 1958, at South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    A reception will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday at Corinth Baptist Church, located on the Campbellsville/Hodgenville Road.

    All family and friends are invited to attend. They request no gifts.

  • Kelly Simpson Spoon and Joseph Eric Mattingly will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 7.

    Spoon is the daughter of Kay and Richard Kazsuk of Russell Springs and Tommy and Charlotte Simpson of Knoxville, Tenn.

    She is a 1992 graduate of Taylor County High School and a 1998 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College, where she earned a bachelor's degree in biology with secondary education. Spoon completed her master of arts in special education at Campbellsville University in 2005. She is employed by the Taylor County Board of Education.