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Today's Features

  • Tennessee artist Ed Taylor, formerly of Campbellsville, will host an exhibit titled "As The Bowl Turns," at Campbellsville University through March 21.

    A reception is set for Saturday, March 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Art Gallery, located across from Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

  • Judy Dabney's Sunday school class at Campbellsville Baptist Church made a $415 donation to the Taylor County BackPack Program. For just $20, the BackPack Program is able to feed a child on weekends, school breaks and during the summer. Pictured are Darlene Humphress, left, Taylor County BackPack Program coordinator, and Wanda Jeffries, Sunday school class representative.

  • The other day I overheard two young women discussing relationships. From what I gathered, people their age (mid 20s) don't date the way I've always understood dating. Instead, they go through a progression of stages.

    If I have this correct, first you "talk with" a person over a period of time, then you move into "hanging out." After that comes "going out" and then I think you move into "being in a relationship."

    I'm so 53.

    Currently, I'm reading a book about generational differences, "Mind the Gap!" It describes and defines five generations of people alive today:

  • People in more than 170 countries and regions will celebrate World Day of Prayer on Friday, March 7.

    World Day of Prayer is a worldwide ecumenical movement of women and men of many faith traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer on the first Friday in March each year.

    The event will be celebrated locally at St. Mark United Methodist Church, located at 400 Meader St., beginning at 7 p.m.

  • Jesus Name Church is hosting its 69th anniversary services on Thursday and Friday, March 27-28.

    Thursday night's speaker will be Elder Raymond Suttles of Russellville. Friday night's speaker will be Elder Ronald Hall of Vidalia, La.

    Both services begin at 7:15 p.m. A meal will follow Friday night's service.

    The congregation will also be celebrating 50 years of radio broadcasting in the community.

    The church is located 3 miles west of Campbellsville off U.S. 68 on Tabernacle Road. Turn by Ronnie's Body Shop.

  • From the Heart, a local singing group, provided entertainment for a recent Valentine banquet at Good Hope Baptist Church. Members are, from left, Gail Godsey, Darlene Netherland, Krisinda Jeffries, Debbie Lawson and Linda Mings. The Rev. Tim Shockley provided accompaniment.

  • Antique and craft dealers from all over the state will create a shopping and viewing delight March 1-2.

    The 2008 Antique & Craft Fair will feature more than two dozen arts and crafts booths with furniture, pottery, antique jewelry, antique lamps, collectible glassware, unique crafts and more. There will be a bake sale all weekend and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

    The show will take place in the Centre Square Convention Center in historic downtown Lebanon.

  • Dr. William Brackney, distinguished professor of Christian theology and ethics at Acadia Divinity College in Canada, will be the Baptist Heritage Series lecturer at Campbellsville University on Monday, March 3.

    Brackney's address is at 7 p.m. in the classroom of Ransdell Chapel. His topic is "Tradition is Not All Bad, Even for Baptists!" The public is invited to his presentation.

    Brackney will also be appearing on a Dialogue on Public Issues broadcast that is shown on CU's TV 4/Cable Channel 10.

  • An auction and gospel singing to benefit Greensburg residents Wayne and Jane Pruitt is Saturday at the Exie Fire Department in Greensburg.

    Money collected will go toward Wayne Pruitt's medical expenses.

    Chili, beans, cornbread and hot dogs will be served at 5 p.m. ET. Homemade cakes and pies will be auctioned.

    Gospel singing, featuring the First Service Band, Gods Mighty Angels and Community Baptist Church Family, will begin at 6 p.m. ET.

    To donate a cake or pie to be auctioned, call (270) 932-3073 or (270) 432-4217.

  • Pfc. Brandon Smith graduated on Feb. 1 from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 81st Armor Regiment at Fort Knox.

    Smith attended both Campbellsville and Taylor County school systems and is currently stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas.

    He is the son of Linda Jenkins and Kelvin Mills.