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Today's Features

  • Taylor County Emergency Management, in conjunction with Campbellsville-Taylor County Fire Department, will host an advanced spotters class at the Campbellsville-Taylor County Fire Department's third floor meeting room Tuesday, April 8 at 7 p.m.

    The certified training will be taught by National Weather Service staff and will last about two hours. Emergency service personnel, school officials, industrial safety officials, those responsible for public safety and the general public are invited to attend.

  • The official World Health Day 2008 celebration is Monday, April 7, but you can help make the world a healthier place all month long by donating blood.

    This year's World Health Day theme is "Protecting health from climate change." Extreme weather-related disasters are just one concern related to climate change.

  • The Campbellsville-Taylor County Fourth of July Celebration Committee recently announced that the theme for the 2008 celebration will be "Celebrating the Life of Lincoln."

    The theme is a natural tie-in with the national 200th Anniversary Commemoration of the birth of Abraham Lincoln now under way.

  • If you need blood work, health screenings or a wealth of health related information, then the Taylor Regional Hospital "Healing with Heart" Health Fair is for you.

    The fair will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 19 at the Taylor County High School gymnasium.

    "This year we are proud to offer over 40 booths with health information and screenings," said Jane Wheatley, CEO of Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.