Today's Features

  • Ruth L. Durham celebrated her 92nd birthday on June 30. She had a drop-in party on June 29 with several friends and relatives attending. Durham said she was honored to have so many visitors and cards from some who couldn't attend.

  • On the weekend of June 27, the family of Anita Berry and the late Vernon Berry were the guests of Rodney and Sandra Berry of Clay, Ky.

    The gathering took place at Eddy Creek on Lake Barkley where they have their cabin cruiser parked.

    Those present were Anita Berry, Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Berry, Stacey Berry, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Burns and children, DeAna and Blake; Priscilla Berry and daughters, Rachel Henn and MacKensie Henn; Mr. and Mrs. Hayden Johnson and family, Daniel, Devin and DeLanna Johnson along with Devin's friend, John.

  • Grayson Carter Booe is the 9-month-old son of the Rev. Rodney and Kari Jo Booe of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Tessie and Pat Edelen of Springfield and Rea and Dick Booe of Veedersburg, Ind. Grayson's photo was submitted by his babysitter, Rita Smalley of Campbellsville.

  • The Taylor County Junior Miss Scholarship Program is set for Saturday, Aug. 23.

    Once again, Campbellsville Independent Schools will be hosting the program at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

  • Mark and Robin Davis announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Rose Davis, to Patrick Lewis Davis, son of Sheila Davis and the late Elmer Lewis Davis.

    Sarah is the granddaughter of the Rev. Ivan L. and Guin Jones, Gerald Davis and Frances Davis.

    She is a 2004 graduate of Green County High School and is enrolled in the registered nursing program at Western Kentucky University.

    Patrick is the grandson of Joyce Pepper, Vechie Davis and the late Ralph Pepper and Loy Davis.

  • Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro will host Kentucky's Retreat for Women Writers on July 25-28.

    The event is open to women age 18 and up and is designed for both the experienced and beginning writer with the intention of providing intellectually stimulating activities that will inspire future writing.

    Participants will spend two days and three evenings with the retreat faculty and a community of fellow writers.

  • Looking for a fun, educational experience for your child this summer?

    Campbellsville University's Technology Training Center is in its fifth year hosting "Kids College," which provides fun, fellowship and learning for students going into grades three through eight in the 2008-2009 school year.

    Carol Sullivan, director of the technology center at CU, has organized Kids College, the second session of which will be through July 24.

    A first session was June 23-26. Children who attended may return and attend the second session if they desire.

  • Sara Brooke Hilpp and Shawn O'Neal Gordon, both of Lebanon, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, April 26 at Twin Eagle Estates in Lebanon.

    John Arther Elder performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Freddie Hilpp and Kathie Hilpp, both of Lebanon. Her grandparents are Adolph Hilpp and Frances Montgomery, both of Lebanon, and the late Joe and Joey Miller.

    The groom is the son of Butch and Brini Gordon of Lebanon. His grandparents are Leo and Frances Gordon and Flossie Blandford, all of Lebanon, and the late Reuben Blandford.

  • Jordan Myra Seymour is the 10-month-old daughter of Jim and Marsha Webster Seymour of North Aurora, Ill. Her grandparents are Doyle M. Webster of Campbellsville and Art and Mary Ann Seymour of Deerfield, Ill.

  • Author and Campbellsville native Janna McMahan was recently featured on a South Carolina TV station.

    "The Big Picture" TV program discussed how South Carolina has influenced the writing of three authors, including McMahan, John Jakes and Dorothea Benton Frank.

    McMahan's book "Calling Home," a story set in a small town in Kentucky, was published earlier this year.