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Today's Features

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    March 19, 1998

    The children of David and Ruth Quisenberry will host a celebration in honor of their parents' 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 28.

    Jonathan C. Rafferty received a bachelor of science degree in accounting on Dec. 12 from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.

    Christopher S. Brockman had been named to the dean's list at the University of Kentucky for achieving an outstanding academic record during the 1997 fall semester.

  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church has several services planned for Holy Week and Easter.

    March 20 - Holy Thursday, evening Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7 p.m.

    March 21 - Good Friday, celebration of The Lord's Passion at 7 p.m.

    March 22 - Holy Saturday, evening Mass of The Resurrection at 8 p.m.

    March 23 - Easter Sunday, morning Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord at 10 a.m.

  • Just when you may have thought you finally had a handle on the seven deadly sins - lust, gluttony, avarice (greed), sloth, anger, envy and pride - the Vatican added seven more.

    Although Solomon, the wisest man who ever lived, said there's nothing new under the sun, it seems not even he imagined these "new" sins.

    Now, along with all the soul-corrupting and relationship-destroying sins that 14th century Dante described during his account of a visit to hell in his "Divine Comedy," we can now include sins against the environment as being particularly egregious.

  • Opportunities for individuals to become "community patriots" will be the topic of an upcoming talk at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Kentucky League of Cities Executive Director Sylvia Lovely will speak about her book, "The Little Red Book of Everyday Heroes: How Ordinary People Can Become Community Patriots," at 5 p.m. ET Tuesday, March 25 in the Thomas D. Clark Reading Room of the Holloway Building.

    Lovely's talk - which is part of the Lindsey Wilson Lecture Series on Civic Engagement - is free and open to the public.

  • Volunteers will be out in full force next week to spring clean Kentucky's roadsides. The Transportation Cabinet announced recently that the Adopt-a-Highway Spring Clean Week will be March 23-29.

    "The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet appreciates the effort put forth by all Adopt-a-Highway groups in keeping our highways and communities beautiful and litter-free," Transportation Secretary Joe Prather said.

  • Shannon Thomas and Chris Clark were honored with a wedding shower at St. Mark United Methodist Church on March 9. Pictured are, from left, Richard and Vivian Thomas, the bride's parents; Shannon and Chris; and Janet and Gerald Clark, the groom's parents. The couple will marry on Saturday, March 29 at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

  • Campbellsville Business and Professional Women focused on Women's History Month with a special program on March 13.

    "Women Celebrating Women" was the theme with a focus on women of the past, present and the future. A generation of women ranging from the ages of 11 to 55 enlightened the group on their challenges and experiences, both personally and professionally.

    Other highlights of the evening were gospel singing, a liturgical dance, country singing and a silent auction.

  • Nicholas and Wanita Wenger of Elk Horn announce the birth of a daughter, Shyann Rylie, at 9:05 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Russell and Barbara Jean Martin and Noah and Amelia Wenger, all of Elk Horn.

    Great-grandparents are Marvin and Elsie Stauffer and Lilly Martin, all of Elk Horn.

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  • Katelyn Cornette and Jacob Cornette celebrated their Leap Day birthday with a three-day party consisting of a George Strait concert in Lexington, a pool party/sleepover at Holiday Day Inn Express and Chuck E. Cheese. The 12-year-olds are the children of Clifton and Kim Carter of Campbellsville and David Cornette of Florida. They are the grandchildren of Don and Sue Green of Campbellsville.

  • Mason Wright celebrated his eighth birthday on Feb. 22 at Holiday Inn Express with a pool party. Pictured are, from left: Shawn Lamkin, Ben Leitchfield, Caleb Southern, Blake Herron, Trent Jones, Bradyn Wright, Mason, Evan Davis, Marcus Moore, Treyce Mattingly, Brandon Florence and Ty Jones.