Today's Features

  • Taylor County community leaders, governmental officials and managers of non-profit organizations are invited to attend a seminar on grant writing and funding resource identification set for Thursday, April 10 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

  • This year's Clean Taylor County event ends Friday.

    Unwanted items will be collected at the paved rear parking lot off West Main Street at the former Fruit of the Loom building. Signs will be posted.

    Items will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    The service is free to Taylor County residents and is sponsored by Taylor Fiscal Court. Those who participate must show a valid driver's license before they can dispose of their items.

    Items must be separated and easily accessed for unloading. No enclosed trucks or trailers will be allowed.

  • Campbellsville University's next art exhibit will feature work by senior Alyssa Champagne of North Smithfield, R.I.

    The exhibit, titled "Florence, Form and Figure," will begin today in the Art Gallery.

    Champagne is an art major at CU with a minor in English. She graduated from North Smithfield Junior-Senior High School in 2004.

    "As a New England transplant, I am foremost an observer - a lover of the outdoors and the fresh perspective of travel - while each artistic medium stands as a means to express this beauty that inspires me," Champagne said.

  • The popular Western Kentucky University Steelband will return to Lindsey Wilson College for a concert Tuesday, April 1.

    The WKU Steelband, nicknamed "Red Hot Steel," will perform at 8 p.m. ET in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall. The concert - which is part of the Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - is free and open to the public.

    "This is a high-energy group that will lift your spirit," said LWC library director Phil Hanna, who also chairs the cultural affairs series. "The last time they performed on campus was extremely popular."

  • A V-Day campaign event to stop violence against women and girls will be on the Lindsey Wilson College campus Tuesday, April 1.

    Catherine Wilson Center of Lindsey Wilson College & Regional Victim Services Program will present a screening of the V-Day documentary "Until the Violence Stops" at the second annual Take Back the Night Rally.

    The event will begin at 7 p.m. ET on the Lindsey Wilson College quad in Columbia.

    Events include a performance by "In Our Own Voices" from the VIP Center at the University of Kentucky.

  • Ashley Lauren Gamm of Owenton and Samuel Ryan Newcomb of Frankfort exchanged wedding vows Sept. 2 at Florence Nature Park in Florence, Ky.

    Daven Watkins performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Paul and Lee Ann Gamm of Owenton.

    The groom is the son of Sam and Shiela Newcomb of Campbellsville. His grandmother is Opal Wood of Campbellsville.

    Alecia Hubbard of Owenton served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaid was Lyndsay Von Bokern of Palm Beach, Fla. Meg Gamm of Owenton served as the flower girl.

  • Saloma Baptist Church has several upcoming events planned that are open to the community.

    The church is located at 1550 W. Saloma Road (KY 744) about 4 miles north of Campbellsville.

    Movie Night

    Saloma Baptist Church will host movie night on Sunday, April 6 beginning at 5 p.m. The evening feature is the local premiere showing of a new movie release titled "The Wager," which is based on the book by best selling author Bill Myers.

  • Nathan Travis Patterson celebrated his fourth birthday recently with family and friends. He is the son of Brent and Chanci Patterson. Grandparents are Ronald and Julia Knifley and Connie Patterson. Great-grandparents are Annie Dicken, Justine Knifley and Kathleen Patterson. Pictured are, from left, front: Noah Patterson, Ryder Cundiff, Nathan, Ethan Warren holding Eli Warren, Meredith Abell and Jordan Abell. Back: Kyler Rakes, Levi Harmon and Bradley Abell.

  • Molly Pyles celebrated her seventh birthday on Saturday, March 22 with a party at Sport Spot. Pictured are, from left, Gabby Tucker, Molly, Abby Smoot, Sami Mackie and Gabrielle Pyles. Molly is the daughter of Kim Pyles and Dean Pyles, both of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Preston and Betty Pyles of Campbellsville, Norma and Steve Ennis of Greensburg and the late Paul Blevins.

  • The Singing Cookes and The Cooke Brothers will be in concert on Friday, April 4 at Victory Church, located on Reids Chapel Road in Campbellsville. The concert begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call 789-3364.