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Today's Features

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    May 21, 1998

    Navy Airman Recruit Kyle D. Graves, son of Murrell D. and Gertie S. Graves of 704 Hatcher Road, Campbellsville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

    The Lake Cumberland Area annual regional FFA banquet was May 7 at Lindsey Wilson College.

    The Harmony Homemakers met on Tuesday, May 12 at the Home of Betty Williams and Shirley Young as co-hostess.

    Plans are under way for the very first 24-hour Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society.

  • Aubrey Kathryn Spalding celebrated her third birthday on May 7. She is the daughter of Karyn and Stacy Spalding of Springfield. Her grandparents are Doris and Tommy Spalding of Springfield and Janet and Lester Caulk of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Campbellsville.

  • Doug and Rhonda Smith of Greensburg along with Gary and Linda Milby of Gabe and Robert and Kathy Cockrum of Owensboro announce the engagement of their children, Jetona Kaye Smith and Garrett Wesley Milby.

    Smith is the granddaughter of Herman and Joyce Smith of Black Gnat, Howard Judd of Greensburg and the late Mary Louise Judd.

  • Monica Ann Warren of Campbellsville and Noland Ryan Parnell of Gradyville will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 7.

    Warren is the daughter of Wayne and Tammy Warren of Campbellsville. Her grandmother is Pauline McGinnis of Campbellsville.

    She is a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College, where she earned a bachelor of arts in middle school mathematics. Warren is employed at Houchens in Campbellsville.

    Parnell is the son of Mark Parnell of Gradyville and Kim Murphy of Breeding.

    He is a graduate of Adair County High School and is employed in Campbellsville.

  • American Legion Post 82 officers for the 2008-2009 year are, from left, front: Billy Sears, membership; Bobby Baker, service officer; Carol Burnett, historian; Damon Sallee, master at arms; Sylvia Young, chaplain; and Albert Laytart, third vice commander. Back: Ron Milby, first vice commander; Robert Bryant, commander; Billy Floyd, judge advocate; and Mike Dishman, adjutant.

  • Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Her kind smile. Her red fingernails. Her diminutive stature. Her nice clothes. Her seeing the best in children. Her smell.

    Virginia Graves Shively of Campbellsville is all of these adjectives and more, according to those who attended an event at Campbellsville University on April 18 in honor of her 92nd birthday, which was April 24.

    The idea was conceived by her son, Dr. Eugene Shively, a Campbellsville surgeon, who discussed the idea with Chuck Vaughn, Centennial campaign officer for major gifts at CU.

  • Campbellsville Business & Professional Women's Club hosted its monthly meeting on Thursday, May 8 and installed new officers for 2008-2009. They are Elise Mohon, vice president; Connie Walker, treasurer; Renay England, president; and Kathy Lawson, secretary. Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen performed the installation ceremony. Not pictured is Monica Hamilton, fundraising chairperson. The club invites any working woman to attend meetings, which take place at Creek Side Restaurant on the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m.

  • About 1 million Kentuckians - one in five - will be affected by mental illness in their lifetimes, according to the Kentucky chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and The Kaiser Foundation.

  • The annual Memorial Day ceremony will be Monday at 1 p.m. at the Taylor County War Memorial.

    Several will speak at the event, including State Rep. Russ Mobley, R-Campbellsville, Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers, Master of Ceremonies Bill Perkins and past ceremony chair Bob Rotschi.

    The ceremony will feature the North Hardin High School JROTC Honor Guard as special guests.

    Laurie Mandi, publicity chair for American Legion Post 82, said the group is thrilled to get the North Hardin Honor Guard as a guest.

  • A "test of strength" amateur arm wrestling competition is scheduled for Saturday at the Campbellsville National Guard Armory.

    The event, sponsored by Reverence for Christ Church, begins at 1 p.m.

    Entry fee is $10 for male right- or left-handed participants. Those who wish to enter both arm competitions can do so. The fee for double-hand entries is $15. Male competition will be divided into weight class.

    For women, entry fee is $6 for an open class.