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Today's Features

  • Experience Works, the nation's largest training and employment organization for mature workers, is searching for Kentucky's outstanding older worker. Experience Works Prime Time Awards program is part of Experience Works' national effort to raise awareness of the contributions made by older individuals and to break down barriers associated with the hiring of all older workers. Outstanding older workers from every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will be honored in Washington, D.C., and in their home states for their contributions to the workforce and local communities.

  • Last summer, Green River Ministries was approved for a $356,610 USDA grant and loan. GRM officials were presented with a check last August and will close on the grant/loan April 14.

    In honor of the closing, GRM is planning a groundbreaking ceremony for Wednesday, April 23 at 2 p.m.

    With the grant/loan funds, GRM plans to build an 8,000-square-foot building that will include an office complex to create a "one-stop shop" for those in the community to go to in their time of need. The new building will increase shelter capacity from one unit to five units.

  • Fannie Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will host the Louisville-Lexington District Conference on April 17-19.

    "We are overly excited about hosting this historic event in our church," stated Delmetria Cayson Combs, pastor.

    The community is invited to be a part of the Communion Worship Service on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m.

    "Please come worship with us, commune with us and enjoy the preached word of God that will be brought to us by our elected leader, Bishop E. Lynn Brown," Cayson Combs said.

  • The annual Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department pancake breakfast will be Saturday, April 26.

    Advance tickets are on sale for $4 at the fire station or from a firefighter. Tickets at the door will be $4.50.

    The breakfast will begin at 5 a.m. and end at noon.

    For more information, contact the fire department at 465-4131.

  • Acton Baptist Church will host a public auction and dinner to benefit Relay for Life on Friday, April 18 at 6 p.m.

    All proceeds collected will go toward Relay for Life.

    Items to be auctioned include handmade quilts, crafts, candles, tools, cakes, pies, gift certificates, oil changes, dinners, country ham and more.

    The dinner will include pinto beans and cornbread, chilidogs, drinks and desserts.

    Entertainment will be provided by children.

    The church is located at 250 Wooleyville Road in Acton.

  • Taylor County Relay for Life will have a community fundraising event Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Taylor County High School gymnasium.

    "Taylor's Got Talent" will feature performances, a silent auction and several Relay teams with booths selling items.

    Doors will open at 6 p.m.

  • "The Squishiness of Things," an adaptation of the play by Mark Kompaneyets, will be presented at Campbellsville University on Friday, April 18 in the University Theater.

    The children's play, which is a comedy, will be performed at 6:30 with general admission at $2.50.

    The play is directed by Starr Garrett, who is an instructor in theater and director of the theater program.

  • A Bible lesson with a dash of games and a whole lot of fun are the perfect ingredients for South Campbellsville Baptist Church's new recipe for children's ministry.

    Each Sunday night, children ranging from pre-school through elementary age are given the opportunity to worship in their own way through Bible lessons, games relevant to the study and, often times, a craft or project.

  • Fannie Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will host the Louisville-Lexington District Conference on April 17-19.

    "We are overly excited about hosting this historic event in our church," stated Delmetria Cayson Combs, pastor.

    The community is invited to be a part of the Communion Worship Service on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m.

    "Please come worship with us, commune with us and enjoy the preached word of God that will be brought to us by our elected leader, Bishop E. Lynn Brown," Cayson Combs said.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    April 9, 1998

    Marine Lance Cpl. Bradley O. Pogue has departed on a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit.

    Ashley Brooke Tucker of Campbellsville became a member of the University of Kentucky Cheerleaders last fall.

    Taylor County Sheriff John Shipp recently completed the National Sheriff's Institute executive development program conducted at the National Institute of Corrections Center in Longmont, Col.