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Today's Features

  • The Holiday Helpline will be open again this year to coordinate local charitable giving during the Christmas season.

    Organizers of the helpline say the idea is to make sure that no one is overlooked, while at the same time preventing duplication.

    The Holiday Helpline will be open for calls from 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 7. All calls need to be made during that time.

    The telephone number to call is 469-1369.

    Organizers said they want to emphasize that the helpline is for families who would not otherwise have Christmas.

  • Kayden Nicholas Clark, 1, is the son of Jeremy and Denee Clark of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Jimmy and Kathy Clark and David and Connie Jacobs, all of Campbellsville. Great-grandparents are Joe and Juanita Dudgeon, Margaret Shively and Loretta Jacobs, all of Campbellsville, Betty Sleets of Louisville and Bob and Brandy Buchanan of Tecumseh, Okla.

  • Last November someone wrote me a letter - no return address, no signature. I've been holding on to it all year, reading it every so often.

    It's a heartbreaking letter and I hadn't known how to respond to it. I'm not sure I do now, but I feel compelled to tell this woman's story. Maybe by sharing it, the letter writer will find some peace or happiness or whatever it is that she needs most.

  • The Campbellsville University Opera Workshop will present "Gianni Schicchi" on Nov. 17-19.

    Shows are Saturday and Monday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

    All performances are in Gheens Recital Hall. Tickets are available and must be reserved by calling 789-5237. General admission is $5. Faculty, staff and students are free.

  • Thanksgiving is about being thankful - and giving. And one local church spends the Thanksgiving holiday doing both.

    For many years now, Bethel First Presbyterian Church has hosted a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for the community. And many volunteers from all over the community come together to help.

    The dinner is free. It is for those in need, for those who are alone, or for those who would just like to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with others.

    The traditional meal will be served in the church's fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving day.

  • Ethan Chase Clark, 3, is the son of Jeremy and Denee Clark of Campbellsville. His grandparents are Jimmy and Kathy Clark and David and Connie Jacobs, all of Campbellsville. Great-grandparents are Joe and Juanita Dudgeon, Margaret Shively and Loretta Jacobs, all of Campbellsville, Betty Sleets of Louisville and Bob and Brandy Buchanan of Tecumseh, Okla.

  • Dona Fair

    U.S. Air Force

    Most people are drawn to the tiny Pacific island of Guam for the warm weather, pristine coral reefs and lush tropical flora. Japanese honeymooners flock there, and this U.S. territory is closer to Japan, the Philippines and Australia than to its closest American neighbor, Hawaii.

    Because of its location in the western Pacific and west of the international dateline, it's the first place on American soil to see the sun rise each morning.

  • Jeanette Jones Conner's biography will appear in the 2007-2008 Edition of Marquis' Who's Who in American Education.

    She is a native of Lee County, Va. and graduated from St. Charles High School in Virginia in the top four of her graduating class. After high school, she worked two years in a sewing factory and eight years in Harlan Appalachian Regional Hospital.

  • American Legion Auxiliary Post 82 President Brenda Floyd accepts the first gallon of pop tops from Lawanda Young, who collected the tops from friends and co-workers. The collection will benefit Kentucky Children's Hospital. The goal is to raise $15,000. Members of the auxiliary are also collecting ink and toner cartridges for the same drive.

  • Robert Jr. and Leslie Lamer of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Owen Thomas, at 8:22 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 5 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Ricky and Paula Collins, Rose Mary Osinger and the late Robert H. Lamer Sr.

    Great-grandparents are Esther Milburn, Catherine Kearney and the late Harold Milburn and James Kearney.

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