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Today's Features

  • The Hodgenville Post Office will offer a special commemorative cachet honoring the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial next week.

    The cachet shows the full gamut of Lincoln's life from the cabin representing his birth to the new statue depicting him as a young boy on one side and the U.S. Capitol and the statue of the president seated on the other side.

    The cachet will include the Liberty Bell Forever stamp in the top right hand corner and bears the words Forever Immortalized across the top.

  • On Monday, Feb. 18, the American Cancer Society will offer its Look Good ... Feel Better program to residents in Campbellsville and the surrounding areas.

    Guided by volunteer cosmetologists, female cancer patients who participate in this class will learn how to use makeup and skin care techniques to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation.

    The class runs from 2 to 4 p.m. and will be at The Learning and Resource Center at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • They have been called "The World's Finest."

    Even President Bush says his steps are "a little lighter" each time he hears this band perform.

    The United States Navy Band, the Navy's premier musical representative in Washington, D.C., is recognized by many as one of the top bands in the world.

  • Dr. Joseph Owens, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Lexington and a member of Campbellsville University's Board of Trustees, will be speaking at Campbellsville University's chapel at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Ransdell Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

    "Dr. Owens is a 1977 graduate of Campbellsville University, and we are glad to have him back on campus as an alumnus, pastor and member of our Board of Trustees," said John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.

  • The U.S. Postal Service will be giving a free class on "Click and Ship" at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the basement of the Student Union Building at Campbellsville University.

    During the class, which will last about an hour and a half, instructions will be given on how to use the "Click and Ship" feature on the Postal Service Web site and how to incorporate it with ordering from sites such as eBay and others.

    For more information, contact the Post Office at 465-4251 or sign up at the Post Office located at 1410 E. Broadway in Campbellsville.

  • A free seminar on international adoption will be offered on Sunday, Feb. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m.

    Hosted by Children's Hope International at the Louisville Public Library, this meeting will provide information on programs in China, Colombia, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Russia and Vietnam.

    For more information, call (859) 248-8764 or e-mail

    Michelle.Satler@ChildrensHope.net.

    RSVP is requested but not required.

  • Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    The Rev. Gerald Joiner, Campbellsville University alumnus and member of the CU Church Relations Council, said, in a recent address, that he believes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would not be satisfied with the overall statistics today, which show far too many young black men in prisons and far too many teen pregnancies among young black women.

    Joiner, a 1975 graduate of CU, delivered the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Worship Service in Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel on Wednesday,Jan. 23.

  • Good news! Thanks to the marvels of modern science we now know that forgiveness is not only good for the soul, but it's good for the body, too.

    According to results from a forgiveness study conducted at Stanford University, those who go through "forgiveness interventions" - sessions in which people who have been hurt are encouraged to develop more positive feelings toward their offenders - can improve cardiovascular function, lessen chronic pain, relieve depression, lower blood pressure and improve overall health.

  • Jerry and Amy Watson of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Molly Ann, at 5:08 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Greg and Bernetta Bland of Campbellsville and Jack Watson of Lebanon.

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    Mary Ann Seals and Jessie Gunter of Bradfordsville announce the birth of a daughter, Jessica Leann Gunter, on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 1/2 ounces and was 19 inches long.

  • Navy Seaman Recruit Brian E. Kretzler, a 2007 graduate of Green County High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    During the eight-week program, Kretzler completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.