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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Lowell Avenue Baptist Church youth are sponsoring a "Gas-Up On Us" outreach project on Saturday at Lil T's Traffic Stop.

    Youth group members will be pumping gas, which will be sold at 25 cents off per gallon. There will be a 25-gallon limit per vehicle, and gas will be pumped into vehicle tanks only. No barrels or gas cans will be accepted.

    The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or until 4,000 gallons of gas are sold.

    Lil T's is located at 906 Lebanon Ave. in Campbellsville. For more information, call the church at 465-7163.

  • 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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  • TEN YEARS AGO

    March 19, 1998

    The children of David and Ruth Quisenberry will host a celebration in honor of their parents' 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 28.

    Jonathan C. Rafferty received a bachelor of science degree in accounting on Dec. 12 from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.

    Christopher S. Brockman had been named to the dean's list at the University of Kentucky for achieving an outstanding academic record during the 1997 fall semester.

  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church has several services planned for Holy Week and Easter.

    March 20 - Holy Thursday, evening Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7 p.m.

    March 21 - Good Friday, celebration of The Lord's Passion at 7 p.m.

    March 22 - Holy Saturday, evening Mass of The Resurrection at 8 p.m.

    March 23 - Easter Sunday, morning Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord at 10 a.m.