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Today's Features

  • A rally Monday evening will kick off the South Central Kentucky Go Tell Crusade with Rick Gage.

    A drop-in reception will begin at 6:15 p.m. with the rally set for 7 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    Gage will be guest speaker at the Crusade that is planned for Sept. 14-17 at the Campbellsville High School Football Stadium.

    Organizers are expecting a large turnout from Taylor, Adair, LaRue, Casey, Green and Marion counties.

  • Marvie Castañas and Kevin Leon Thompson exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, April 12 in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    The bride is the daughter of Peter and Edna Castañas.

    The groom is the son of Linda Kay Thompson, formerly of Greensburg and Campbellsville, and the late Leon Thompson. His grandparents are Lawrence and Bessie Thompson of Campbellsville and the late Hazel Warren.

    He is employed at MSD in Louisville.

    A reception will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 at Victory General Baptist Church, 4503 Rose Farm Drive in Louisville.

  • Allie Shae Hash was crowned winner of the 2008 Miss Capitol City of the Bluegrass Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant.

    Hash also won the individual talent award with her vocal performance of "Don't Rain on My Parade."

    She earned superior ratings in each of the following categories: personal interview, physical fitness, talent, formal wear and on-stage performance.

    Hash received a crown, a $200 cash scholarship, a $150 gift certificate to Modiste and other prizes.

  • Brian and Shirley Werner of Batesville, Ind. announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Marie Werner, to Glenn Eric Lanham, son of Glenn and Beverly Lanham of Campbellsville.

    Werner is the granddaughter of Ethel and Fran Werner and Marita and Charles Billman, all of Batesville.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Batesville High School and is attending Ivy Tech Community College as a medical assistant specializing in phlebotomy. Werner is employed as a medical assistant at Oncology Hematology Care in Cincinnati.

  • Bea Wethington of Chatham, La., formerly of Campbellsville, celebrated her 100th birthday on April 2.

    She was given a party by her two daughters, Melva Beard of Chatham and Martha McCubbin of Campbellsville.

    "I got close to 100 birthday cards," Wethington said by telephone. "I haven't counted them yet. Some of them even had notes in them."

  • April Nycole Pogue and Patrick Hunt, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, April 26.

    Pogue is the daughter of Jeffrey Pogue of Louisville and Leisha and John Barke of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are James and Joyce Pogue of Louisville, Lora Mae Dudgeon of Campbellsville and the late Ray Dudgeon. Great-grandparents are Lee and Rose Pogue of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Taylor County High School, attended Lindsey Wilson College and is employed at Amazon.com.

  • Green County Junior Miss will host a spring Mr. and Ms. Sunburst pageant on Saturday, April 26.

    Categories will be available for boys ages 6 months to 4 years and girls ages 6 months to 18 years.

    Registration is $20 with additional categories for best hair, best dress, most photogenic, prettiest smile and prettiest eyes for $5 each.

    Prizes will be awarded to the winner, first runner-up, second runner-up and individual winners.

    The pageant will begin at 10 p.m. ET at Greensburg Elementary School. Participants may register up to 30 minutes before the pageant.

  • A workshop for veterans of all military services will be offered Friday, April 25.

    The workshop will begin at 10 a.m. at 1425 Old Hodgenville Road and is for veterans and their significant others.

    A national service officer will be available to answer questions. Lunch will be served.

    For more information, call Junior Patterson at 789-4896 or Mike Hash at 465-9845 or 469-6286 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

  • Campbellsville University's Theater Department presented 'The Squishiness of Things' last week in the CU Theater. The children's play teaches that 'There is always a hair more to learn.' Dr. Hieronymus, above, portrayed by Chris Adkins, tries his best to learn "everything there is to know about everything."

  • A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital benefit poker run is set for Saturday, April 19 at Green River Plaza behind Burger King.

    The event is sponsored by the Bridge to Faith Motorcycle Club.

    By participating in the event, participants will help raise funds for children in the world who are stricken with diseases like cancer, AIDS and sickle cell anemia. Funds raised will help St. Jude in its ongoing fight against childhood cancer and other catastrophic diseases.

    Registration will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The entry fee is $10.