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Today's Features

  • A group of ladies get together once a year to attend the Celebration of Hope in Frankfort at the Capitol. The celebration, which honors breast cancer survivors, features a luncheon and entertainment provided by the Governor and First Lady. More than 1,000 ladies from all over Kentucky attended this year's event. Pictured are, from left, front: Nellie Campbell, Carolyn Forbis, Francis Skaggs, Alene Gilpin, Stella Wright, Janet Campbell, Helen McVay, Rachael Lemons, Lisa Cave and Julia Judd.

  • Miranda Carol Thompson and David Brandon Parsons, both formerly of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Thursday, May 22.

    Thompson is the daughter of Denise and DeWayne Squires and Phillip D. Thompson, all of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Carol Becker and Robert E. and Jewell Squires, all of Campbellsville, Josephine Mann of Louisville and the late John Becker, William B. Mann and Earl and Alma Thompson.

  • Jessica Lee Smith and David Allen Sublett, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 24.

    Smith is the daughter of Jeffery and Rebecca Smith of Mayfield. Her grandparents are Nancy Smith of Mayfield and the late Donald Smith and Texil and Mary Pyle.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University.

    Sublett is the son of Robert and Peggy Sublett of Campbellsville. His grandparents are the late Lester and Leona Reed and James and Beatrice Sublett.

    He is also a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University.

  • Carrying the Torch Ministries is hosting May's explosion services this month.

    The event began last Sunday with a "miracle deliverance" service.

    Events will continue this weekend with Bro. Jim Angles of Virginia. Friday through Sunday topics will include "knocking on the door of a million souls for Christ."

    On May 17-18, The Sloan Family from Mississippi will be the featured guests.

    On May 24-25, Sis. Sherry Hixon from Alabama will be preaching and sharing the "gifts of the Spirit, which are manifested in her life."

  • The headline caught my attention: 'I was given a young man's heart - and started craving beer and Kentucky Fried Chicken.'

    Claire Sylvia, a 47-year-old woman who lives somewhere in the UK, had a heart and lung transplant in 1988, receiving the organs from an 18-year-old boy who had been killed in a motorcycle accident.

    Shortly after the surgery she noticed she had acquired the characteristics and cravings of the donor. She wanted a beer, she told a reporter who had come to the hospital to interview her. (She didn't like beer before the surgery.)

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    May 7, 1998

    Gov. Paul Patton has proclaimed this week (May 3-9) Community Readership Week.

    Jessie O. Underwood celebrated her 86th birthday with her family at Medco Center on April 27.

    Suzie Lynne Pike was the overnight guest of Anne and Paul Fraim of Campbellsville last Wednesday.

    Quenton Ford celebrated his fourth birthday recently at Little People Day Care & Learning Center. He is the son of Trent and Trina Ford of Campbellsville.

  • Campbellsville Baptist Church's youth group participated in a 30-hour famine to raise awareness about world hunger.

    Fifty-six students gave up food for 30 hours and slept in cardboard boxes in Miller Park.

    The youth placed 29,000 forks in the front lawn of Campbellsville Baptist, which represented the number of people who die daily from world hunger.

    They raised $2,200 and collected hundreds of canned goods for the Taylor County Food Bank.

  • Campbellsville Woman's Club met Monday, April 28 at the home of Bea Montgomery on Lebanon Avenue.

    Committee reports were given and upcoming projects were discussed. Members planned how to disperse funds to the different projects in which the club is involved.

    Members nominated officers for the next two years, which were approved. Those officers will be installed by the Kentucky State Woman's Club president on May 19 during a potluck dinner meeting at First United Methodist Church in Campbellsville.

  • Taylor County Elementary first-grader Oriana Menes traveled with her mother to Budapest during spring break to visit her grandmother, Ldori Gyulane.

    Oriana is the daughter of Emil and Adrea Menes.

    While in Budapest, Oriana and her mother took in educational, cultural and entertaining activities for a lifetime of memories.

    Oriana and her mother, a former elementary school teacher in the Budapest school system, possess dual citizenship to that country.

  • Bethany Purvis and Jeremy Michael Sprowles, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 24.

    Purvis is the daughter of Cary Colvin and Fred Purvis, both of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Fred Sr. and Dollie Purvis of Harrodsburg, Clarence Colvin of Campbellsville and the late Elizabeth Colvin.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Campbellsville High School and is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.