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Today's Features

  • Navy Seaman Recruit Brian E. Kretzler, a 2007 graduate of Green County High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    During the eight-week program, Kretzler completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

  • Taylor County Girl Scouts hosted a cookie kick off on Friday, Jan. 11 at Campbellsville Christian Church.

    This year's theme was "Make It a Hit," with a special movie star, glamorous kind of scene. Activities included mini-makeover stations for the Girl Scout stars, karaoke, crafts and cookie stacking.

  • No matter how busy her days get, Wanda Washington always makes time for her family.

    Not only is she a wife and mother of four, she has a full-time job as an in-home therapist at Adanta, she works part-time as coordinator of Greater Campbellsville United, she is president of the Campbellsville Business and Professional Women and an assistant regional director for BPW and she is district president for the Kentucky PTA.

    And if that's not enough, Washington, 54, also teaches an adult Sunday school class and is a member of the usher board at Pleasant Union Baptist Church.

  • Kentucky writers and their place in the literary pantheon over the last century will kick off the spring edition of Lindsey Wilson College's cultural affairs series.

    Author Rudy Thomas will discuss "Kentucky Writers: May God Love Them Even If No One Else Does," at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Thomas will speak in the W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall.

    His talk, which is part of the Lindsey Wilson cultural affairs series, is free and open to the public. His talk is co-sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities Council.

  • The Big Brothers and Big Sisters fifth annual Bowl for Kids Sake will kick off with a luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 5.

    The lunch will be at Campbellsville University's Winters Dining Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    According to organizers, the event is for anyone wanting to form a team to participate or those who wish to become a sponsor.

    To RSVP, or for more information, contact Bob or Jackie at 465-2254 or Ricky Burress at 403-2154.

  • The Campbellsville High School track, tennis and softball teams will host the first annual Spring Sports Basketball Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 23.

    The event will start at 9 a.m. at Campbellsville Middle School and will be a tournament for all churches and non-profit organizations.

    All teams will be guaranteed two games and the first six teams to sign up will be guaranteed a spot.

    The entry fee is $100 per team and each team will be allowed a 10-player roster to be submitted prior to the tournament. There are no age categories.

  • Tommy Clark, left, professor of art at Campbellsville University, discusses a watercolor with Stan McKinney, assistant professor of journalism at CU, at Clark's art exhibit reception Jan. 28. Clark has an exhibit of watercolors, mixed media, sculptures and pottery. The exhibit, at the CU Art Gallery, is free and runs through Feb. 7.

  • Former U.S. Congresswoman Anne Northup will kick off a four-part special series for women Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Northup will speak about "Competing in a Man's World" at 8 p.m. ET in V.P. Henry Auditorium. The talk is free and open to the public.

    Northup's talk begins with "Real Women, Real Beauty," a four-part series geared toward women in South central Kentucky.

    In addition to Northup's appearance, the series will feature fiction and poetry reading; a talk about women's identity; and a modern look at feminism.

  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 116 S. Columbia Ave., will present a series of programs during the Lenten season (40 days prior to Easter) titled "Caring for God's Creation."

    "We hope to encourage those attending to shape their own personal theology for understanding and caring for the many gifts God has given us - our land, our food chain, all of God's people, as a way of broadening our efforts to reach out to God's world," said the Rev. Karl Lusk, pastor.

  • Baptist Campus Ministries at Campbellsville University will host the 14th annual dinner theater, "Welcome to the Table," on Friday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Winters Dining Hall of the E. Bruce Heilman Student Complex.

    The program, an oral and visual presentation including sounds and images from the CU historical archives, will be presented by Campbellsville University students.

    The cost will be $15 per person or $25 for a couple with all proceeds going toward domestic and international missions.