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Today's Features

  • Kevin and Tina Propes of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Abigail Grace, at 12:58 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long.

    Grandparents are Ruel and Teresa Brackett of Upton, Donnie Propes of Hodgenville and the late Janet Propes. Great-grandparents are Don and Mary Kathryn Puckett of Upton and Geneva Propes of Hodgenville.

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  • Forest Hills Homeowners Association hosted its annual Christmas decorating contest on Friday evening, Dec. 7.

    Three new categories were added this year.

    The winners in each category follow:

    Animation - The Scott and Farrah Hord home, 427 Cambridge Way.

    Best use of colored lights - Terry and Mitzi Tedders' home, 516 Cambridge Way, winner; and Chris and Karen Reynolds' home, 609 Forest Hills Drive, first runner-up.

  • Central Elite All-Stars recently took first place in the Cheer LTD Competition at Berea College. The cheerleaders are, from left, front: Kelsey Lahiff, Lydia Cave, Paige Wilcher, Brianna Hicks and Taylor Blevins. Middle: Haley Wright, Hannah Reynolds, Katelyn Gosser, Nikki Hicks and Jessie Cash. Back: Amanda Gabehart, Hannah Feather and Larry Hurlbutt, an assistant with Central Elite.

  • J.T. and Melva Beard, formerly of Campbellsville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Chatham, La., with a surprise reception hosted by their children and grandchildren. The Beards were married at Campbellsville Christian Church on Dec. 6, 1957 by Bro. Bohr. They now live in Chatham and have four children, Scott Beard of Campbellsville, Janie Hlavinka of East Bernard, Texas, Bernie Beard of Plantersville, Texas, and Jeff Beard of West Virginia. They also have seven grandchildren.

  • A send-off reception for Taylor County Junior Miss Megan Romines will be Sunday, Dec. 30.

    The reception is from 2 to 4 p.m. at Campbellsville Baptist Church's Fireside Room.

    Romines will compete Jan. 11-12 in the Kentucky Junior Miss competition at the Lexington Singletary Center.

    Family, friends and community members who wish to show support are invited to attend.

  • The Taylor County Ministerial Association has elected officers for 2008.

    Skip Alexander of Campbellsville Baptist Church was elected to succeed Joe Hatchett of Campbellsville Christian Church as president of the association.

    Other officers are Steve Orr, Kentucky Christian School, vice president; Ted Beam, First United Methodist Church, treasurer; and John Chowning, Campbellsville University and Saloma Baptist Church, secretary.

  • Michael Combs of North Carolina will be in concert on Friday, Jan. 4 at Elk Horn Baptist Church, with Fairview Baptist Church hosting as well.

    The event will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $10, which can be purchased at the door.

    For more information, call Darell Cox at 465-2058.

  • The holiday shopping season is well underway. Shoppers rush from store to store, overloaded with purchases, searching for the perfect gift.

    Many do not realize they carry the perfect gift year round - lifesaving blood. This holiday season, donate blood with the American Red Cross and give the gift of life.

    You can help boost the blood supply this holiday season by donating blood on Christmas Eve, from 6 to 10 a.m. at Taylor Regional Hospital. All donors will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a weekly $250 shopping spree.

  • Is there nothing more agonizing for a child than waiting for Christmas to arrive? I remember when my sister, two brothers and I would alternate between agony and ecstasy every December as we anticipated the arrival of Christmas.

    With each day's waiting more torturous than the next, we would put on our David Seville and the Chipmunks album on the hi-fi and commiserate with them as they pleaded, "Please, Christmas, don't be late!"

  • The Kentucky Historical Society and the Historical Confederation of Kentucky are seeking nominations for the 2008 Kentucky History Awards.

    The awards acknowledge outstanding achievements in the field of history by individuals, civic leaders, communities, museums and historical organizations.

    The awards celebrate outstanding programs, exhibits, Web sites and publications, as well as individuals who have excelled in the field or made lifetime contributions to the preservation, awareness and appreciation of Kentucky's history.