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Today's Features

  • Educators in Campbellsville and Taylor County are being showcased on TV-4, Comcast Cable 10, discussing news from each of their schools. They are part of Campbellsville University's Education Today series in the ongoing Dialog on Public Issues. Leaders from Taylor County elementary, middle and high schools will be shown on TV-4 on Wednesday, July 30 at 1:30 and 7 p.m.

  • On Monday, June 30, a group of 42 travelers from the local area as well as surrounding counties and states left Columbia for a trip west.

    The group traveled through 11 states including Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, California and Nevada.

    The first day, the travelers stopped in Little Rock, Ark. and spent the night just blocks from the Bill Clinton Presidential Library, a structure of steel and glass.

  • Lowell Avenue Baptist Church's Royal Ambassadors had their annual Pinewood Derby. Pictured are, front, from left: Chase Burton, Kaden Wheatley and Alec Williams. Second row: Hunter Underwood, first place and best looking car; Weston Young, second; and Ben Litchfield, third. Third row: William Wright, Justice Gregory and Jordan Cowherd. Back: leaders Eric Newton, Boo Cowherd and Kevin Farmer. RAs meet on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 7:30.

  • Margaret RoBards was honored with a bridal shower on June 7 at Living Grace Church. Pictured are, from left, Anita Smith, Elsie Miller and Linda Martin, hostesses; RoBards; Debbie Fryrear and Linda Ward, hostesses. RoBards will marry Karl Feige on Aug. 7 at Beech Mountain, N.C.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    July 13, 1998

    Buster and Carl Hall of New Columbia Road in Campbellsville recently received the Master Conservationist award from the Taylor County Conservation District.

    Ssg. and Mrs. Alan Arvin Pike of Fort Knox, Ky. spent the Fourth of July weekend with his mother, Anne, and Paul Fraim.

    Terri Fleming will be the guest speaker at the July meeting of the Campbellsville Fellowship of Aglow International.

    Brandon Curry gets the imaginary fireman award from Dennis Champagne, coach of the 12-year-old Little League All Stars.

  • The annual Beams family reunion took place on Sunday, June 22 at the Elk-Pit Masonic Lodge.

    Trenton and Kim Beams and their 4-month-old baby Logan from Brooksville, Fla. traveled the longest distance to attend.

    Attending from Cookville, Tenn. were Tammy Spencer and her sons Taylor, Clay and Dalin; from Hendersonville, Tenn. were Charles and Velda Beams; and Ronnie and Carolyn Beams came from Floyds Knob, Ind.

  • Deandra Jyll Williams and Matthew Lacy Walton Harris will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 26.

    Williams is the daughter of Michael and Cindy Williams of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Corrine Williams of Elk Horn and John and Carol Silver of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2006 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Amazon.com in Campbellsville.

    Harris is the son of Clayton and Wallean Harris of Dunnville. His grandmother is Loretta Moore of Murphy, N.C.

  • Malcolm Richerson obtained a private pilot certificate from the Federal Aviation Association on May 24.

    To obtain a private pilot certificate, one must pass the required aeronautical knowledge test, log at least 90 hours of flight time and pass a flight proficiency or practical test with an FAA certified examiner.

    Richerson received his instruction from Ben Overgaauw and Bill Troutwine.

    He is the son of David and Teresa Richerson of Campbellsville.

  • Scott and Linda Gaye Bottoms of Campbellsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laketa Cherise Bottoms, to Micheal Allen Hagan, son of Jesse and Carol Hagan of Columbia.

    Bottoms is the granddaughter of Rubel and Zelma Sallee of Mannsville, Joyce Bottoms of Scottsville and the late Rev. Robert Bottoms.

    She is a 2004 graduate of Taylor County High School.

    Hagan is the grandson of Joyce Barnes of Columbia and the late Clyde and Erie Hagan.

  • "Abe Lincoln: A Bridge Between Borders" was the theme for this year's winning float in the Campbellsville Fourth of July Celebration's AutoSmart Parade Float Contest.

    The float was designed and built by members of Truth Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church. It portrayed aspects of both the North and South during the Civil War era.

    On the "South" side of the float, Matt Coomer, dressed as a Confederate soldier, guarded an agricultural scene with cotton fields, pine tress and live chickens in an antique chicken coupe.