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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Opportunities for individuals to become "community patriots" will be the topic of an upcoming talk at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Kentucky League of Cities Executive Director Sylvia Lovely will speak about her book, "The Little Red Book of Everyday Heroes: How Ordinary People Can Become Community Patriots," at 5 p.m. ET Tuesday, March 25 in the Thomas D. Clark Reading Room of the Holloway Building.

    Lovely's talk - which is part of the Lindsey Wilson Lecture Series on Civic Engagement - is free and open to the public.

  • Volunteers will be out in full force next week to spring clean Kentucky's roadsides. The Transportation Cabinet announced recently that the Adopt-a-Highway Spring Clean Week will be March 23-29.

    "The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet appreciates the effort put forth by all Adopt-a-Highway groups in keeping our highways and communities beautiful and litter-free," Transportation Secretary Joe Prather said.