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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Haley Wright celebrated her 11th birthday on June 13. Those attending were Brianna Armor, Gabby Pyles, Savannah DeLaGarza, Lydia Cave, Bradyn Wright, Morgan Bryant, Brittany Speer, Nikki Wright, Sabrina Wright, Trent Jones, Matthew Speer, Mason Wright, Ty Jones, Courtney Wright, Hayley Moss, Jordyn Southern, Kensi Moore, Shelby Carney, Cheyenne Moran, Olivia Burton, Megan Hedgespeth, Hannah Feather, MaKayla Sabo, Mary Jo Edrington, Kelsey Lahiff and Taylor Smoot.

  • White Oak Community Church will host the Living Waters third annual bluegrass gospel singing on Saturday.

    The line-up of singers is:

    Noon to 1 p.m., The Irvin Family; 1 to 2 p.m., New Beginning; 2 to 3 p.m., The Robertson Family; 3 to 4 p.m., The Roy Family; 4 to 5 p.m., Bluegrass Pioneers; 5 to 6 p.m., Only By Grace; and 6 to 7 p.m., Living Waters.

    The church is located off KY 80, between Russell and Adair counties. Signs will be posted.

    Guests should bring a lawn chair and a covered dish.

    For more information, call (270) 384-5574.

  • The other morning my friend and co-worker Cristy and I devised a solution for all the major problems of the universe.

    Everybody stop.

    Just stop. Take a breath. Step back. Chill out.

    Politicians, stop politicking. Forget about focus groups and pork spending and back room deals and war room strategies. Democrats aren't evil and neither are Republicans, so stop treating people with whom you disagree as enemies. We're all Americans, so stop!

  • Misty Dawn Wright and Richard Allen Wooldridge Jr., both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, July 26.

    Wright is the daughter of Matt and Tammy Wright of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Tony and Mary Stubbs of Campbellsville and the late Buck Wright and Bobbie Wright.

    She is a nursing student at Western Kentucky University.

    Wooldridge is the son of Richard and Carolyn Wooldridge of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Charles and Nancy Moore of Lebanon and the late Jim and Joyce Wooldridge.

  • Ashley Brooke Simpson and Steven Michael Seibech, both of Campbellsville, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 21 at South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    R.B. Mays performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of L.C. and Patricia Simpson of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Deneisa and Jimmy Beckley of Campbellsville.

    Music for the ceremony included Keith Urban's "I Wanna Be Your Everything" played during the lighting of the unity candle.