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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Shannon Thomas and Chris Clark were honored with a wedding shower at St. Mark United Methodist Church on March 9. Pictured are, from left, Richard and Vivian Thomas, the bride's parents; Shannon and Chris; and Janet and Gerald Clark, the groom's parents. The couple will marry on Saturday, March 29 at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

  • Campbellsville Business and Professional Women focused on Women's History Month with a special program on March 13.

    "Women Celebrating Women" was the theme with a focus on women of the past, present and the future. A generation of women ranging from the ages of 11 to 55 enlightened the group on their challenges and experiences, both personally and professionally.

    Other highlights of the evening were gospel singing, a liturgical dance, country singing and a silent auction.

  • Nicholas and Wanita Wenger of Elk Horn announce the birth of a daughter, Shyann Rylie, at 9:05 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Russell and Barbara Jean Martin and Noah and Amelia Wenger, all of Elk Horn.

    Great-grandparents are Marvin and Elsie Stauffer and Lilly Martin, all of Elk Horn.

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  • Katelyn Cornette and Jacob Cornette celebrated their Leap Day birthday with a three-day party consisting of a George Strait concert in Lexington, a pool party/sleepover at Holiday Day Inn Express and Chuck E. Cheese. The 12-year-olds are the children of Clifton and Kim Carter of Campbellsville and David Cornette of Florida. They are the grandchildren of Don and Sue Green of Campbellsville.

  • Mason Wright celebrated his eighth birthday on Feb. 22 at Holiday Inn Express with a pool party. Pictured are, from left: Shawn Lamkin, Ben Leitchfield, Caleb Southern, Blake Herron, Trent Jones, Bradyn Wright, Mason, Evan Davis, Marcus Moore, Treyce Mattingly, Brandon Florence and Ty Jones.

  • Gretchen Leigh Akridge of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Adam Shane Lawson of Coxs Creek, Ky., were married on Saturday, Oct. 20 at South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    Bro. James Durham performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of David and Cheryl Akridge of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of JC and Peggy Lawson, also of Campbellsville.

  • Orville and Margie Hughes of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 29.

    They have one son and daughter-in-law, Andy and Becky Hughes of Bloomington, Ind.; and two daughters, Charlene Gabbert and Linda Hughes, both of Campbellsville. They also have four grandchildren, Chelsea Hughes, Graham Hughes, David Gabbert and Jessica Gabbert.

    Their children and grandchildren will host a reception in their honor from 4 to 6 p.m. at Campbellsville Nazarene Church, located at 912 W. Main St.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.