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Today's Features

  • Whitney Jordan Pickerell and Stephen Blake Durrett will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 15.

    Pickerell is the daughter of George and Sandy Pickerell of Hodgenville. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Pickerell of Hodgenville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Whitlock.

    Durrett is the son of Steve Durrett of Summersville and the late Tammy Durrett. His grandparents are Shirley and Cliff French of Campbellsville, Wilma Durrett of Summersville and the late Rev. Ancil Durrett and James Harold Larimore.

    A private ceremony is planned.

  • Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz visited Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on Sunday, where he celebrated Mass and the consecration of the parish's new altar. Above, Kurtz is pictured with altar servers Chris Sapp and Daniel Ross, left, and Father Jim Bromwich, pastor, right.

  • Aunt Pat would have been 74 on Dec. 7.

    Uncle Al, Pat's husband, died many, many years ago. They were only married 13 years and Pat had no children. My husband was her closest kin.

    During the 17 years we've lived in Florida, 40 miles from Pat, my husband cared for Pat as if he were her son. She loved him and depended on him. He loved her, even if she did drive him nuts.

  • Campbellsville Christian Church's Sonlight Kids will present "Finding the Christmas Star" on Saturday, Dec. 15.

    The program will begin at 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center.

    The Sonlight Kids will present the show again on Sunday, Dec. 16, beginning at 5 p.m. Refreshments will follow.

    Then, beginning at 6:30, the adult choir and Righteous Acts will present "Be Not Afraid" in the church's sanctuary.

    The adult program will also be staged during the 11 a.m. worship service.

    The community is invited to attend.

  • Three Campbellsville men are among Kentucky Baptist Convention President William Henard's appointments for committee chairmen. Each will serve for one year.

    Henard, who was elected to a one-year term as president at the KBC's annual meeting in November, has appointed the following chairpersons of standing committees:

  • ATV safety night for children and adults is Thursday at the Taylor County Extension office.

    A free meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6 p.m.

    Two motocross helmets will be given away as door prizes.

    For more information, or to RSVP, call the extension office at 465-4511.

  • This year's Toys for Tots Radiothon is set for Thursday, Dec. 7 from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on WCKQ-FM 104.1.

    The drive raises needed money to assist needy children in Taylor County with toys for Christmas. Funds raised will go toward the purchase of toys that will be distributed by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue on Christmas Eve.

    Community leaders will join on-air personalities Rob Collins, Cat Michaels and Brandon Reed along with other guests throughout the day to solicit donations.

    This marks the 19th year that Q-104's fundraising efforts have existed.

  • Information about rights, responsibilities and opportunities in housing and employment will be given in the form of free counseling in Spanish on Saturday.

    Information about the Mexican consular card and passport will also be discussed.

    An immigration attorney will be present at the session, which will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church.

    Sponsors of the event are Greater Campbellsville United and the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights.

    For more information, call (800) 292-5566.

  • The annual Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9.

    The U.S. Senate has, for several years, joined in the Worldwide Candle Lighting remembrance by unanimously passing resolutions at the request of the Compassionate Friends, declaring the second Sunday in December of each year as National Children's Memorial Day.

  • Addy Wright, 1 1/2, and Lilly Rayne Hicks, born on Aug. 30, are the daughters of Adam Hicks and Christa Wright of Campbellsville. Their grandparents are Ron and Sharon Hicks of Campbellsville and Robin and Rodney McKenzie and Kevin and Tracy Wright, all of Summersville. Great-grandparents are Doris Davis of Campbellsville, Linda Thompson of Greensburg, Johnny Thompson, Peggy and Tommy Whitlow and Jamie Wright, all of Summersville, and the late Buddy Wright, Tom Proctor and Edith and Delmar Hicks.