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Today's Features

  • Campbellsville Woman's Club met Feb. 25 at the home of Frances Johnson on Lebanon Avenue.

    Becky Nash, Taylor County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, presented a program on home life and retirement planning.

    Carol Kirtley also spoke on self-awareness and healthy aging.

    The two speakers encouraged club members to be involved in their retirement planning and take better care of their health. They also cautioned them to be aware of identity theft.

  • Several drive-through Girl Scout cookie booths will be set up on Saturday, March 8 at various local banks.

    The booths will be set up at Citizens Bank and Trust Co.'s KY 210 and Broadway branches, Taylor County Bank's main branch and Forcht Bank's KY 210 branch.

    Troops will be set up in the drive through of each bank so customers can drive in and purchase cookies without having to get out of their cars.

    For more information, or to purchase cookies, call (888) 771-5173.

  • "We Card" tobacco vendor education training has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 18 at the Taylor County Health Department.

    The "We Card" program is a vendor education program to teach the importance of asking for identification by the vendor who sells tobacco products.

    The training event is for retailers and their employees to learn about the state's minimum age laws and provides tools and materials to help them comply.

  • Campbellsville University's Department of Theater invites the public to see the play "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare on March 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. and March 9 at 2 p.m. in the University Theater. "The Taming of the Shrew" is a story of secret identities, sarcasm and romance involving two sisters, Bianca and Kate, and many men who want to marry Bianca. But there is one thing stopping them - her sister Kate must marry first, and Kate is mean to everyone and despised by all - a true shrew!

  • The Campbellsville University orchestra will present the second annual "Concerto Concert" on Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    The program will include two solo presentations by graduate students and two selections by the full orchestra.

  • Campbellsville University is searching for talented high school seniors to compete for two art scholarships worth a total of $12,000.

    The university's annual art scholarship competition and workshop will be Saturday, April 5 beginning at 9 a.m. in room 100 of the new art building across from Gosser Fine Arts Center on campus.

    Performance grant scholarships will also be awarded to other students who might not be chosen for the competitive art scholarships.

  • The Special Collections Reading Room of the Kentucky Historical Society is providing researchers appointment-only hours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

    The new hours began March 3.

    The Special Collections Reading Room will also be open to walk-in researchers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. The Reading Room is closed Saturday through Monday. Hours in the Martin F. Schmidt Library at the Kentucky Historical Society remain the same, open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

  • Sarah Hays and Nicholas Pickett, both of Lawrenceburg, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, March 15.

    Hays is the daughter of Larry and Jennifer Hays of Lawrenceburg. Her grandparents are Joyce and Richard Case, Davis Hays and Shirley Mullikin, all of Lawrenceburg.

    She is a 2002 graduate of Anderson County High School and a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration. Hays is employed as a revenue program officer for the Kentucky Department of Revenue.

  • Jessica Scott and Tyler Sharpe will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, March 8 at Fry Baptist Church.

    Scott is the daughter of Caroline Scott and the late Johnny Holly.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Taylor County High School and is currently attending Campbellsville University. Scott is employed at Green Hill Manor.

    Sharpe is the son of James and Peggy Sharpe.

    He is a 2002 graduate of Green County High School and a 2006 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College. Sharpe is employed at James Sharpe and Son Cedar Mill.

    The couple is building their home in Greensburg.

  • Benjamin Shaw Cox, son of Benji and Kara Cox of Newnan, Ga., was 1 year old on Dec. 29. He had a celebration with friends and family. He is the grandson of Mike and Peggy Ware and Barry and Lucy Cox, all of Campbellsville, and Doug and Jamie Withers of Bonita Springs, Fla. He also has a big brother, Peyton Back.