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Today's Features

  • Campbellsville Baptist Church's youth group participated in a 30-hour famine to raise awareness about world hunger.

    Fifty-six students gave up food for 30 hours and slept in cardboard boxes in Miller Park.

    The youth placed 29,000 forks in the front lawn of Campbellsville Baptist, which represented the number of people who die daily from world hunger.

    They raised $2,200 and collected hundreds of canned goods for the Taylor County Food Bank.

  • Campbellsville Woman's Club met Monday, April 28 at the home of Bea Montgomery on Lebanon Avenue.

    Committee reports were given and upcoming projects were discussed. Members planned how to disperse funds to the different projects in which the club is involved.

    Members nominated officers for the next two years, which were approved. Those officers will be installed by the Kentucky State Woman's Club president on May 19 during a potluck dinner meeting at First United Methodist Church in Campbellsville.

  • Taylor County Elementary first-grader Oriana Menes traveled with her mother to Budapest during spring break to visit her grandmother, Ldori Gyulane.

    Oriana is the daughter of Emil and Adrea Menes.

    While in Budapest, Oriana and her mother took in educational, cultural and entertaining activities for a lifetime of memories.

    Oriana and her mother, a former elementary school teacher in the Budapest school system, possess dual citizenship to that country.

  • Bethany Purvis and Jeremy Michael Sprowles, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 24.

    Purvis is the daughter of Cary Colvin and Fred Purvis, both of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Fred Sr. and Dollie Purvis of Harrodsburg, Clarence Colvin of Campbellsville and the late Elizabeth Colvin.

    She is a 2003 graduate of Campbellsville High School and is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • Thomas and Kaylene Poff of Campbellsville announce the engagement of their son, Adam Thomas Poff, to Shea Elizabeth Dickerson, the daughter of Dr. Stephen and Laurie Dickerson of North Vernon, Ind.

    Dickerson is a 2004 graduate of Georgetown College, where she earned a bachelor of science in elementary education, and a 2007 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a master's degree in educational leadership. She is employed as a fourth grade teacher at Northern Elementary in Lexington.

  • Beth Jude and Joshua Munford were honored with a wedding shower March 30 at St. Mark United Methodist Church. Pictured are, from left, Donnie and Debbie Munford, the groom's parents; Joshua and Beth; Tammy and Calvin Jude, the bride's parents; and Jessica Gabbert, hostess. The couple will marry on Saturday, May 10.

  • Campbellsville University will offer an encore performance of "Just a Breeze to a Hurricane," an original contemporary musical production written by CU senior composition major Matthew Hodge of Taylorsville.

    The encore will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 7 in The Gheens Recital Hall of the Gosser Fine Arts building and will be professionally video recorded.

    Tickets are required for the show, and will cost $5 for the general public. CU students can attend for free by presenting their student ID at the door.

  • Most of us look forward to the warmer temperatures that accompany the arrival of spring. But with warmer weather comes the threat of severe storms.

    Americans live in the most severe weather-prone country on earth. Each year, Americans cope with an average of 10,000 thunderstorms, 5,000 floods, 1,000 tornados and an average of six deadly hurricanes.

  • Casey Brown and Chip Humphrey will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 10.

    Brown is the daughter of Bob and Sharon Brown of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and is employed at Georgetown Healthcare Center as an occupational therapist.

    Humphrey is the son of Dr. Ron and Tresa Humphrey of Mt. Sterling, Ky.

    He is a 2004 graduate of the University of Kentucky and is employed as a mechanical engineer at Toyota in Georgetown.

    A small garden ceremony will take place at the Clay Willis House in Paris, Ky.

  • Bethany Purvis and Jeremy Sprowles were honored with a wedding shower at the home of Jane Blevins on Sunday, April 13. Pictured, from left, are Trena Corbin, Jane Blevins and Suzy Houk, hostesses; Cary Colvin, mother of the bride; Bethany and Jeremy; Dixie Sprowles, mother of the groom; and Gayle Simpson and Natalie Houk, hostesses. Bethany and Jeremy will wed Saturday, May 24 at Mt. Roberts Baptist Church.