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Today's Features

  • Campbellsville University is searching for talented high school seniors to compete for two art scholarships worth a total of $12,000.

    The university's annual art scholarship competition and workshop will be Saturday, April 5 beginning at 9 a.m. in room 100 of the new art building across from Gosser Fine Arts Center on campus.

    Performance grant scholarships will also be awarded to other students who might not be chosen for the competitive art scholarships.

  • The Special Collections Reading Room of the Kentucky Historical Society is providing researchers appointment-only hours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

    The new hours began March 3.

    The Special Collections Reading Room will also be open to walk-in researchers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. The Reading Room is closed Saturday through Monday. Hours in the Martin F. Schmidt Library at the Kentucky Historical Society remain the same, open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

  • Tennessee artist Ed Taylor, formerly of Campbellsville, will host an exhibit titled "As The Bowl Turns," at Campbellsville University through March 21.

    A reception is set for Saturday, March 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Art Gallery, located across from Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

  • Pfc. Brandon Smith graduated on Feb. 1 from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 81st Armor Regiment at Fort Knox.

    Smith attended both Campbellsville and Taylor County school systems and is currently stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas.

    He is the son of Linda Jenkins and Kelvin Mills.

  • Judy Dabney's Sunday school class at Campbellsville Baptist Church made a $415 donation to the Taylor County BackPack Program. For just $20, the BackPack Program is able to feed a child on weekends, school breaks and during the summer. Pictured are Darlene Humphress, left, Taylor County BackPack Program coordinator, and Wanda Jeffries, Sunday school class representative.

  • Two Taylor Countians are among 30 leaders throughout South Central Kentucky who have been awarded fellowships by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture to take part in the third class of the Kentucky Entrepreneurial Coaches Institute.

    Ann Beard and Holly Davis will receive a fellowship valued at $18,000 in the form of eight seminars lasting two to three days in length and a weeklong study tour throughout the Western United States. Fellows will learn from regional, national and international leaders in rural entrepreneurship while taking part in the Institute.

  • Campbellsville High School Class of 1987 celebrated its 20-year reunion on Dec. 29 at the All Occasions building. Pictured are, from left, front: Jill Ewing, Donna Ford, Rhonda Young, Kim Parson, Brent Garret, Cindy Munday, Jennifer Ewing and Stacey Browning. Back: Vince Nolley, Dean Wilson, Steve Shrader, Mike Fisher, Everick Lasley, Beth Hayes, Debbie Foley, Suzanne McCubbin, Beth Richardson, Daren Wilson, Carol Smith, Richard Powell, Troy Walters, Troy Edelen, Matthew Money, Lisa Leachman, Mike Blankenship, Clint Durham, Randy Rodgers and Joel Patton.

  • Taylor County Girl Scout Troop 2164 had a lesson in basic cake decorating, with the help of Julie Davis. They baked cupcakes and made butter cream icing. The scouts used food coloring, icing bags and tips to decorate heart-shaped cakes and cupcakes. Pictured are, from left, Hannah Reynolds, Erika Gaddie, Lauren Johnson, Katie Long, Jenna Corbin, Meredith Johnson, Julie Davis, Brooke Gilpin and Kimberly Davis.

  • The other day I overheard two young women discussing relationships. From what I gathered, people their age (mid 20s) don't date the way I've always understood dating. Instead, they go through a progression of stages.

    If I have this correct, first you "talk with" a person over a period of time, then you move into "hanging out." After that comes "going out" and then I think you move into "being in a relationship."

    I'm so 53.

    Currently, I'm reading a book about generational differences, "Mind the Gap!" It describes and defines five generations of people alive today:

  • Dawn K. Cox and Bryan David Neal, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, March 15.

    Cox is the daughter of Alice Kay Nicolet and Paul Leroy Trout. Her step-parents are Jonita Trout and David Nicolet.

    She is the owner of Dawn's Childcare in Campbellsville.

    Neal is the son of the late Juanita and the Rev. Kermit Neal.

    He is employed at Ernie's Carpets in Campbellsville.