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Today's Features

  • Ashley Rae Thomas and Zachary Smith, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Friday, April 4.

    Thomas is the daughter of Bobby and Pam Thomas of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Taylor County High School.

    Smith is the son of Fred and Diane Smith of Campbellsville.

    He is a 2007 graduate of Taylor County High School and is currently attending ITT Technical Institute. Smith is employed at UPS Worldport in Louisville.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. at New Life Church in Campbellsville. A reception will follow.

  • Army Pvt. Phillip A. Seaborne has graduated from One Station Unit Training at the U.S. Army Infantry School at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

    The training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training.

    During basic training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremonies, military customs and courtesies, map reading, tactics, basic rifle marksmanship, physical fitness, field training and first aid skills. The recruit developed combat skills and handled various weapons available to the infantry soldier.

  • National spokespersons Dr. Richard Land and Holly Hollman will be at Campbellsville University on Tuesday, April 1.

    Land is president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and Hollman is general counsel of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C.

    Their address, titled "Church and State and Religious Liberty Issues," is sponsored by CU's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy.

    The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 5 p.m. in the Little Auditorium.

  • Dr. Thomas G. Barnes will be presenting a program in Campbellsville University's Little Auditorium on Friday, April 4 at 2 p.m.

    Barnes is a Kentucky state extension wildlife specialist and associate extension professor of forestry at the University of Kentucky.

    He will speak on "Rare Plant Conservation and Kentucky's Last Great Places" during the presentation, which is free and open to the public.

    Immediately following Barnes' address, there will be a book signing for his two books: "Kentucky's Last Great Places" and "Wildflowers and Ferns of Kentucky."

  • Five Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations in Taylor, Marion, Nelson and Washington counties are inviting area residents to attend a worship service today, which is Maundy Thursday.

    The service of Holy Communion and Tenebrae, an ancient liturgy meaning "a service of shadows," will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Springfield Presbyterian Church. The church is located at 140 E. Main St. in Springfield.

  • White's Ridge Baptist Church youth hosted a Valentine's supper at the church on Sunday, Feb. 10. Matt and Lindsay Forrest are youth directors. Youth group meets each Wednesday evening at 7.

  • Lowell Avenue Baptist Church youth are sponsoring a "Gas-Up On Us" outreach project on Saturday at Lil T's Traffic Stop.

    Youth group members will be pumping gas, which will be sold at 25 cents off per gallon. There will be a 25-gallon limit per vehicle, and gas will be pumped into vehicle tanks only. No barrels or gas cans will be accepted.

    The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or until 4,000 gallons of gas are sold.

    Lil T's is located at 906 Lebanon Ave. in Campbellsville. For more information, call the church at 465-7163.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    March 19, 1998

    The children of David and Ruth Quisenberry will host a celebration in honor of their parents' 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 28.

    Jonathan C. Rafferty received a bachelor of science degree in accounting on Dec. 12 from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.

    Christopher S. Brockman had been named to the dean's list at the University of Kentucky for achieving an outstanding academic record during the 1997 fall semester.

  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church has several services planned for Holy Week and Easter.

    March 20 - Holy Thursday, evening Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7 p.m.

    March 21 - Good Friday, celebration of The Lord's Passion at 7 p.m.

    March 22 - Holy Saturday, evening Mass of The Resurrection at 8 p.m.

    March 23 - Easter Sunday, morning Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord at 10 a.m.

  • Just when you may have thought you finally had a handle on the seven deadly sins - lust, gluttony, avarice (greed), sloth, anger, envy and pride - the Vatican added seven more.

    Although Solomon, the wisest man who ever lived, said there's nothing new under the sun, it seems not even he imagined these "new" sins.

    Now, along with all the soul-corrupting and relationship-destroying sins that 14th century Dante described during his account of a visit to hell in his "Divine Comedy," we can now include sins against the environment as being particularly egregious.