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Today's Features

  • A benefit auction is being planned for Sandy Edwards, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

    The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26 at Campbellsville Community Center, located near Veterans Memorial Park on Old KY 210.

    Auction items and cash donations are being sought. The money raised will go toward Edwards' medical costs.

    For more information or to make a donation, call 465-9279 or 403-6906.

  • To start this election year properly, the Elizabethtown Area Sacred Community Choir is inviting all area singers to join in an eight-week community project entitled "My Neighbor's Keeper."

    The program is celebrating the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln as a hero of freedom from slavery. It also focuses on the need for a national restoration fulfilled through God's revelation through scriptures, as well as for responsible citizenship. Black musicians are especially encouraged to add their vocal colors to this unusual community project.

  • The annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, hosted by the Ecumenical Ministerial Alliance of Campbellsville, will be Sunday, Jan. 20 at 6 p.m.

    The celebration will be at the Ransdell Chapel on the Campbellsville University campus.

    Before the celebration, the annual march will begin at 3:30 p.m. at Campbellsville Middle School. The march will end at the Ransdell Chapel.

    The guest preacher for the worship service will be the Rev. Jacqueline King. She is the pastor of Stoner Memorial AME Zion Church in Louisville.

  • Gary "Biscuit" Davis, Kevin Moore and Phil Leadbetter will headline the Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 4-5 in Lebanon and gives the state's official music a rollicking start for 2008.

    In March 2007, House Bill 71 was signed into law, designating bluegrass music as the official state music of Kentucky. Leadbetter will bring his new super group, Grasstowne, to Lebanon to help christen this exciting moment in Kentucky history.

  • Zach Durham was recently named a Kentucky Colonel after his grandfather, David Lyons, contacted the Governor's Office on his behalf. Durham met former Gov. Ernie Fletcher during the governor's visit to Campbellsville in 2006 and had his picture taken with him. He is the 12-year-old son of Dan and Leslie Durham of Campbellsville.

  • Isaiah Clark White celebrated his first birthday on Nov. 17 at his home with friends and family. He is the son of Brandon and Kim White of Campbellsville. Isaiah, in front, is pictured with Kaleigh Hunt, Braxton Skaggs, Jacob Boils, Taegan Montgomery, Nicholas Boils, Cody Hunt, Megan Skaggs, Kendra Arms holding Kayden Grady, Taylor Montgomery, Mollie Williams, Zachary Boils and Nicole Lacey.

  • Bobby and Janice Chappell of Campbellsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Robin Renee, to Kyle David Smith, son of David and Julie Smith of Campbellsville.

    Chappell is the granddaughter of G.L. and Phyllis Wise and Margaret Chappell, all of Campbellsville, and the late Bobby Chappell Sr.

    She is a 2006 graduate of Taylor County High School and will graduate from Campbellsville University in May with a degree in business administration. Chappell is employed at Taylor Regional Hospital as a patient registration clerk.

  • I can't remember exactly what I was whining about, but a month or so ago I was telling the one I call my uncle-dad about stuff that was going on.

    Actually, the stuff that was going on was serious stuff, so I wasn't really whining; I was seriously upset. Nevertheless, when I finished he said, "Cheer up! You have the past to look forward to."

    At the time, I attributed his comment to his advanced years and maybe a bit of senility setting in. Or maybe he didn't hear me correctly or was just trying to get me to shut my yap.

  • Financial Peace University, the 13-week program taught by Dave Ramsey, has helped more than 400,000 families positively change their financial future.

    This life-changing program teaches families and individuals how to handle their money through common-sense principles and small group accountability. FPU is available for churches, companies, military bases, financial literacy programs, Spanish speaking organizations and community groups.

  • Certified by Precept Ministries International, Carol Freeman will be leading the eight-week study of Romans-Part Three.

    Classes begin on Thursday, Jan. 10 and continue through Feb. 28. Times are 1 to 3 p.m. or 7 to 9 p.m. The location is Bethel First Presbyterian Church, 502 E. Main St. in Campbellsville.

    Cost of the class is $23 for the workbook and materials. For additional information or to register, call Freeman at 465-8042 by Thursday, Jan. 3.