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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Taylor County Girl Scouts hosted a cookie kick off on Friday, Jan. 11 at Campbellsville Christian Church.

    This year's theme was "Make It a Hit," with a special movie star, glamorous kind of scene. Activities included mini-makeover stations for the Girl Scout stars, karaoke, crafts and cookie stacking.

  • No matter how busy her days get, Wanda Washington always makes time for her family.

    Not only is she a wife and mother of four, she has a full-time job as an in-home therapist at Adanta, she works part-time as coordinator of Greater Campbellsville United, she is president of the Campbellsville Business and Professional Women and an assistant regional director for BPW and she is district president for the Kentucky PTA.

    And if that's not enough, Washington, 54, also teaches an adult Sunday school class and is a member of the usher board at Pleasant Union Baptist Church.

  • Kentucky writers and their place in the literary pantheon over the last century will kick off the spring edition of Lindsey Wilson College's cultural affairs series.

    Author Rudy Thomas will discuss "Kentucky Writers: May God Love Them Even If No One Else Does," at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Thomas will speak in the W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall.

    His talk, which is part of the Lindsey Wilson cultural affairs series, is free and open to the public. His talk is co-sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities Council.

  • The Big Brothers and Big Sisters fifth annual Bowl for Kids Sake will kick off with a luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 5.

    The lunch will be at Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    According to organizers, the event is for anyone wanting to form a team to participate or those who wish to become a sponsor.

    To RSVP, or for more information, contact Bob or Jackie at 465-2254 or Ricky Burress at 403-2154.