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Today's Features

  • Shannon Thomas and Chris Clark were honored with a wedding shower on Feb. 24. Pictured are, from left, Mary Campbell, the groom's grandmother; Janet Clark, the groom's mother; Chris and Shannon; Vivian Thomas, the bride's mother; and Ruby Clark, the groom's grandmother. The couple will marry on Saturday, March 29 at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

  • George Williams recently celebrated his "21st birthday" with a birthday bash at Ponderosa.

    Williams was born on Leap Year Day in 1924. He has been the owner of two service stations, a Greyhound Bus station, was a Campbellsville City Police officer and a Taylor County Metro Police officer. Williams retired as Taylor County jailer. He is also retired from the Central Kentucky News-Journal, where he was a driver for 32 years.

    Traveling and fishing now take up most of Williams' time. Most mornings he can be found visiting with the other men-about-town in local restaurants.

  • The Calvary Heirs will be in concert at 6 p.m. on Sunday at Campbellsville Baptist Temple. The church is located at 1360 Old Hodgenville Road. For more information, call 465-5773.

  • Kerry and Lisa Jeffries of Greensburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Amey Michelle Jeffries, to Joey Hunt, the son of Jeannie and Tim Davis and Doug and Roxie Hunt, all of Campbellsville.

    Jeffries is the granddaughter of Sonya Jeffries and the late William "Billy" Jeffries and William and Lucille Ervin.

    She is a 1997 graduate of Green County High School, a 2000 graduate of Western Kentucky University and a 2007 graduate of Lindsey Wilson College. Jeffries is employed at Amazon.com.

  • Knights of Columbus Council #12923 and Our Lady of Perpetual Help recently donated $350 to Central Kentucky Crisis Pregnancy Center. Pictured are, from left, front: Doug Willems and Angie Pace. Back: Father James Bromwich, Charles Tennyson, Jennifer Evans and Marla Carpenter.

  • Army Pvt. Steven S. Coomer has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

    The training consists of basic infantry training and advanced individual training.

    During the nine weeks of basic combat training, Coomer received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid skills, and Army history, core values and traditions.

  • World Day of Prayer, originally scheduled for last Friday, was rescheduled to Friday, March 14 due to last week's inclement weather.

    The event, hosted by St. Mark United Methodist Church, will begin at 7 p.m. The church is located at 400 Meader St.

    World Day of Prayer is a worldwide ecumenical movement of women and men of many faith traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer on the first Friday in March each year.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    March 12, 1998

    Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Forrest will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception given in their honor on Sunday, March 15.

    Malcom and Elizabeth Newton of Campbellsville celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in January with their children at Golden Corral.

    Mr. and Mrs. Donald Shofner of Campbellsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Lynn Brady, to Hubert Allen McDonald.

  • Central Kentucky Women's Ministry is hosting a nondenominational spiritual retreat on April 11-12 at Camp Acton.

    The cost is $30, which includes a $15 nonrefundable deposit. This covers all meals and overnight accommodations.

    The speaker for Friday evening will be Kim McAfee. Other speakers are planned for Saturday.

    Seating is limited, so those wishing to attend should call ahead for reservations.

    For more information and reservations, call Geri Stephens at 789-2523 before March 29.

  • First Baptist Church's Imani Community Center is hosting its spring preview fashion show titled "Jesus is Love" on Saturday, March 15.

    The event begins at 7 p.m.

    Guests will get a peak at 2008 spring fashions. Food and entertainment will be provided during intermission.

    Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

    For more information, call 469-5632 or 849-4709.