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Today's Features

  • Ruth Gibson Ford celebrated her 99th birthday at Windsor Gardens on Nov. 24 with her two daughters and several of her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Guests traveled from North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio and Indiana. Five generations of her family were present.

  • They had just arrived on Galapagos Island when the phone call came from a local hospital.

    A female tourist from Houston, Texas had lost a lot of blood. She had fallen earlier and had been taking ibuprofen for the pain. However, the pain reliever caused an ulcer to flare up and begin to bleed.

  • The Taylor County Band will present its annual Christmas concert in conjunction with a chili supper on Friday, Dec. 7.

    The event will be at Taylor County Middle School from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5. For those who wish to only see the concert, admission is $1.

    The sixth-grade band will perform at 6 p.m. The middle school band will perform at 6:30 p.m. and the high school band will perform at 7 p.m.

  • This year's American Red Cross' annual "Holiday Hero" blood drive will be special for many blood donors in the Campbellsville area.

    On hand will be military service personnel who have served in Iraq and the Middle East. This will be a chance for civic-minded blood donors to come and thank those individuals for their service.

    By donating blood, you have the potential to help save up to three lives this holiday season.

    The holiday blood drive will be Friday, Dec. 7 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Campbellsville National Guard Armory.

  • The Frankfort YMCA is hosting its second annual YMCA Christmas Ball on Friday, Dec. 7.

    The Christmas Ball is an event designated for Special Olympic athletes and individuals with special needs in the Central Kentucky area.

    "Last year met and exceeded all expectations," said Brent Wallace, family services/marketing director of the Frankfort YMCA.

    The Ball drew more than 200 individuals throughout Kentucky. The event brought out much excitement and warmed the hearts of everyone who attended.

  • The Campbellsville University Orchestra will present its annual fall concert on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    The concert will be conducted by Dr. J. Robert Gaddis, dean of the School of Music. The program is free and open to the public.

  • The annual Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9.

    The U.S. Senate has, for several years, joined in the Worldwide Candle Lighting remembrance by unanimously passing resolutions at the request of the Compassionate Friends, declaring the second Sunday in December of each year as National Children's Memorial Day.

  • Weavers Joyce Baker, left, of Campbellsville, and her mother, Doris Baker of Greensburg, are displaying hand-woven baskets on exhibit at Campbellsville University's Art Gallery through Dec. 14. The show, titled "Three Women Weaving," also features the work of another daughter, Carren Hattersley of Nicholasville. They have been working together for three years. For more information, call 789-5133.

  • Bryten Close celebrated his first birthday on Sept. 22 at his home. His parents are Andy and Brandy Close of Campbellsville. Grandparents are Sandy and Tim Cash and Mike and Marcie Close, all of Campbellsville.

  • Kyle Chappell celebrated his fifth birthday with family and friends on Nov. 10. He is the son of Kevin and Cindy Chappell. Pictured are, from left, front: Chloe Bennett, MaKayla Cecil, McKenzie Smithers and Lathan Hamilton. Back: Collin White, Katie Arnold, Cara Stafford, Kyle, Andrew Watson, John Stafford, DaKota Smithers and Meleah Arnold.