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Today's Features

  • Neila Schuhmann

    Social Writer

    She can't understand why everyone's making such a fuss, but Frances Moss is celebrating a milestone nonetheless.

    On Saturday, Moss will be 100 years old.

    "I really don't think it's any big deal," she said.

    Born in Campbellsville to Thomas and Fannie Newton, Moss spent most of her adult life in Louisville and returned to Campbellsville just a couple years ago.

    Moss said she's been lucky to have had good health most of her life, "... until I got about 90 and then I started falling apart."

  • Dana Osborne and Ron King exchanged wedding vows on Jan. 15 in the gardens at Bally's in Las Vegas, Nev.

    The Rev. Anthony Mayberry performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Linda Thompson of Greensburg and Johnny Thompson of Mt. Sherman. She has two children, Jamie Foster and Nathan Foster.

    She is employed at the Green County Board of Education.

    The groom is the son of Marilyn Vipond of Greensburg and the late Jerry Vipond. He has two children, Holly King and Ian King.

    King works for Mid-Continental Restoration Co.

  • Campbellsville Police Officer Norman Simpson, right, was presented an award for making the most DUI arrests of any officer in Campbellsville and Taylor County in 2007. Simpson made 42 DUI arrests. Presenting the award is Deputy William Walsh, state representative for MADD Taylor County. The presentation was made during the MADD meeting on Tuesday.

  • Scout Sprowles celebrated her fourth birthday with a princess party at her home. The girls played dress-up and games. Scout is pictured in front. In back are, from left, Madison Ball, Peyton McCubbin, Meghan Squires and Abigale Wright.

  • Lindsey Wilson College accounting students will make the tax season a little less stressful for low-income, moderate-income and elderly taxpayers by offering free tax preparation assistance.

    Under the direction of Associate Professor of Accounting Gary Lee Gibson, five Lindsey Wilson accounting students will offer the free service from 7 to 10 p.m. ET every Wednesday through April 9.

    The service will not be offered on March 19, which is during the college's spring break.

  • The gospel group "SOS" from Simmons College of Kentucky will perform at Campbellsville University on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    The performance is part of the university's Black History Month celebration.

    The public is invited to the free event.

    Other Black History Month celebration events at CU include:

    - Feb. 13 - Dr. Joseph Owens, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Lexington, who is also a CU alumnus and member of the CU Board of Trustees, speaking at 10 a.m. in the Ransdell Chapel.

    This free event is also open to the public.

  • The Hodgenville Post Office will offer a special commemorative cachet honoring the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial next week.

    The cachet shows the full gamut of Lincoln's life from the cabin representing his birth to the new statue depicting him as a young boy on one side and the U.S. Capitol and the statue of the president seated on the other side.

    The cachet will include the Liberty Bell Forever stamp in the top right hand corner and bears the words Forever Immortalized across the top.

  • On Monday, Feb. 18, the American Cancer Society will offer its Look Good ... Feel Better program to residents in Campbellsville and the surrounding areas.

    Guided by volunteer cosmetologists, female cancer patients who participate in this class will learn how to use makeup and skin care techniques to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation.

    The class runs from 2 to 4 p.m. and will be at The Learning and Resource Center at Taylor Regional Hospital.

  • They have been called "The World's Finest."

    Even President Bush says his steps are "a little lighter" each time he hears this band perform.

    The United States Navy Band, the Navy's premier musical representative in Washington, D.C., is recognized by many as one of the top bands in the world.

  • Dr. Joseph Owens, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Lexington and a member of Campbellsville University's Board of Trustees, will be speaking at Campbellsville University's chapel at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Ransdell Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

    "Dr. Owens is a 1977 graduate of Campbellsville University, and we are glad to have him back on campus as an alumnus, pastor and member of our Board of Trustees," said John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.