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Today's Features

  • Just when you may have thought you finally had a handle on the seven deadly sins - lust, gluttony, avarice (greed), sloth, anger, envy and pride - the Vatican added seven more.

    Although Solomon, the wisest man who ever lived, said there's nothing new under the sun, it seems not even he imagined these "new" sins.

    Now, along with all the soul-corrupting and relationship-destroying sins that 14th century Dante described during his account of a visit to hell in his "Divine Comedy," we can now include sins against the environment as being particularly egregious.

  • Orville and Margie Hughes of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 29.

    They have one son and daughter-in-law, Andy and Becky Hughes of Bloomington, Ind.; and two daughters, Charlene Gabbert and Linda Hughes, both of Campbellsville. They also have four grandchildren, Chelsea Hughes, Graham Hughes, David Gabbert and Jessica Gabbert.

    Their children and grandchildren will host a reception in their honor from 4 to 6 p.m. at Campbellsville Nazarene Church, located at 912 W. Main St.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Eugene Underwood and Sue Underwood were selected as Valentine king and queen for 2008 at Medco Nursing Home. Both received a crown and gifts. A party followed the crowning event.

  • Jim and Sara Curry of Campbellsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Leigh Anne Curry, to David Clark of Orange Park, Fla., son of the late John and Ann Clark.

    Curry is the granddaughter of the late William and Nelle Blevins and Marvin and Mandy Curry.

    She is a graduate of Campbellsville High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University.

    Clark is a graduate of Orange Park High School, holds a music education degree from Auburn University and an MBA degree from the University of Tennessee.

  • Opportunities for individuals to become "community patriots" will be the topic of an upcoming talk at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Kentucky League of Cities Executive Director Sylvia Lovely will speak about her book, "The Little Red Book of Everyday Heroes: How Ordinary People Can Become Community Patriots," at 5 p.m. ET Tuesday, March 25 in the Thomas D. Clark Reading Room of the Holloway Building.

    Lovely's talk - which is part of the Lindsey Wilson Lecture Series on Civic Engagement - is free and open to the public.

  • Volunteers will be out in full force next week to spring clean Kentucky's roadsides. The Transportation Cabinet announced recently that the Adopt-a-Highway Spring Clean Week will be March 23-29.

    "The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet appreciates the effort put forth by all Adopt-a-Highway groups in keeping our highways and communities beautiful and litter-free," Transportation Secretary Joe Prather said.

  • Joshua Clay, left, and Jelsie Claire Benningfield celebrated their second birthday March 6. Their parents are Jason and Jessica Benningfield of Finley. Grandparents are Clyde and Bonnie Benningfield of Finley and Howell and Letitia Hallmark of Bradfordsville. They also have a brother, Jacob Andrew.

  • Jace Legg celebrated his second birthday on Jan. 23. He is the son of Jennifer Gribbins and Josh Fenwick. His grandparents are Mike Gribbins of Campbellsville, Danny and Gayle Fenwick of Springfield and the late Penny Nalley. Great-grandparents are Clarence and Wanda Perkins of Lebanon.

  • Landon Robison recently celebrated his third birthday with a Shrek party. Pictured are, from left, Jade Keltner, Landon, Shrek, Tucker Pogue, Lane Whitley, Eli Warren and Ethan Warren. Not pictured are Jack Miller, Trinity Wells, Merideth Pogue and Addie Farmer. He is the son of Michael and Jamie Robison of Campbellsville. Grandparents are John and Dianne Harris and W.R. and Kaye Robison, all of Campbellsville.

  • Brittany Gail Rafferty of Elk Horn and Jerry Len Streeval Jr. of Columbia will exchange wedding vows on Sunday, March 30.

    Rafferty is the daughter of Rondall and Gail Cox of Elk Horn. Her grandparents are Derald and Marsa Cox of Elk Horn, Pauline Cash of Campbellsville and the late Earl Cash.

    She is a 2005 graduate of Taylor County High School. Rafferty is a homemaker and student.

    Streeval is the son of Jerry Streeval Sr. of Somerset and Lou Ellen Streeval of Columbia. His grandparents are Jr. Streeval of Columbia and the late Joan Streeval and Finis Crawhorn.