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Today's Features

  • Hayden, 5 months, and Madison Ball, 3, are the children of Trey and April Ball of Campbellsville. Their grandparents are Dubby and Denise Ball of Campbellsville and Boyd and Jackie Curry of Greensburg. Great-grandparents are Jean Payton and Sissy Ball, both of Campbellsville.

  • On June 1, Central Kentucky violin students, ages 5 to 16, performed for parents, relatives and friends in a recital at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The students, who are from Taylor, Green, Adair, Casey, Pulaski and Cumberland counties, played a variety of pieces from Baroque by Telemann and Bach to blues and novelty pieces by Phillips and Kroll.

    Also featured on the program were solos and string ensemble pieces, including a medley of hymns, ending with the well-known "Amazing Grace." Highlights of the program can be seen at www.youtube.com/drnoelrd.

  • Hannah Wise and Weston Jones were honored with a wedding shower on April 26 at Feathersburg Church of God. Pictured are, from left, Monteen Mings, the bride's great-grandmother; Wanda Carroll, the bride's grandmother; Carla Milsap, the bride's mother; Hannah and Weston; Karen Jones, the groom's mother; and Leanna Burress, hostess.

  • William R. and Carolyn Callison Pruitt of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th anniversary tomorrow.

    The Pruitts were married on July 4, 1958, in Campbellsville.

    They have one son and two daughters-in-law, Bruce and Jennifer Pruitt of Radcliff and Shanti Pruitt of Indianapolis, Ind. The couple also had another son, the late Randall Pruitt.

    The couple also has two grandchildren, Sarah Pruitt and Matthew Pruitt, both of Indianapolis.

    They will be celebrating with family.

  • Pleasant Union Baptist Church recently hosted Vacation Bible School at Green River Lake State Park. Bible classes were taught by church members for youth and adults. Chanelle Jackson and Joyce Johnson organized the event.

  • Greater Campbellsville United is seeking residents' thoughts on their seven favorite places in Taylor County.

    A booth with questionnaires will be set up downtown during tomorrow's Fourth of July Celebration.

    GCU Director Wanda Washington asks residents to stop by the booth and fill out a ballot.

  • If your summer project is to build a wetland, then you should visit your local library to check out "Wetland Drainage, Restoration and Repair."

    Eastern Kentucky PRIDE recently donated copies of the book to every public library in the 38 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky, as well as the region's NRCS and Conservation District offices.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    July 2, 1998

    Jennifer Warren and Megan Cary were crowned Miss Independence and Miss Taylor County Fair, respectively, Saturday night at Hamilton Auditorium.

    John David Inman of Campbellsville is among 447 students at Eastern Kentucky University named to the president's list for spring semester study.

    Samantha Floyd, 3, won first place in the Crusade for Children baby contest at Kroger, East Broadway. She is the daughter of Doug and Sharon Floyd of Campbellsville.

    Dr. James Watkins was recently certified by the American Board of Surgery.

  • Taylor County Girl Scout Troops #222 and #2164 visited Camp Kentahten on June 13. The girls participated in team building activities including climbing a rock wall, giant swing, zip line and low ropes. The girls learned the benefit of teamwork in accomplishing tasks. Pictured are, from left, Samantha Clark, Rylee Beard, Meredith Johnson, Kimberly Davis, Brittany Rose, Brooke Gilpin, Lauren Johnson, Katie Long, Jenna Corbin and Hannah Reynolds. They are pictured with their activity guide, Jason "Ski" Roach.

  • I don't know this from experience, but I'm told all it takes is one hit of crack to become addicted. But that's not my addiction.

    For me, it's watching food shows on TV. Not the how-to-cook shows, but the restaurant shows like "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" on the Food Network or "Food Paradise" on the Travel Channel.