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Today's Features

  • An auction and gospel singing to benefit Greensburg residents Wayne and Jane Pruitt is Saturday at the Exie Fire Department in Greensburg.

    Money collected will go toward Wayne Pruitt's medical expenses.

    Chili, beans, cornbread and hot dogs will be served at 5 p.m. ET. Homemade cakes and pies will be auctioned.

    Gospel singing, featuring the First Service Band, Gods Mighty Angels and Community Baptist Church Family, will begin at 6 p.m. ET.

    To donate a cake or pie to be auctioned, call (270) 932-3073 or (270) 432-4217.

  • Marine Corps Pfc. Travis A. Brockman recently reported for duty with Marine Air Control Squadron Four at Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, Japan.

    He is the son of Janet L. Edwards and Frank O. Brockman, both of Campbellsville.

    Brockman is a 2007 graduate of Campbellsville High School.

  • Jessica Boyd and Jonathan Gaskins will exchange wedding vows on Thursday, Feb. 28.

    Boyd is the daughter of Brian Boyd of Dunmor and Teresa Bright of Campbellsville.

    Gaskins is the son of Amos and Carolyn Gaskins of Columbia.

    The wedding ceremony will be at 1 p.m. at Tabernacle Christian Church. A reception will follow at the church.

    No invitations will be sent. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Area residents will have two chances next week to hear two views of Kentucky from different corners.

    Kentucky Poet Laureate Jane Gentry Vance will speak about "Creating the Soul of Kentucky: Kentucky Poems," on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

    And then on Thursday, Feb. 28, Amy L. Watts of the Kentucky Long-Term Policy Research Center will address "Progress and Investments in Kentucky Education: How Far Has Post-Reform Kentucky Progressed and What Are Cost-Effective Next Steps for Continued Progress?"

  • More than a half-century ago, they traveled thousands of miles from home to defend the world against tyranny. Many never returned. Those who survived World War II went on with their lives, contributing to the communities they call home.

    Time is catching up with these veterans. On average, 1,100 World War II veterans die each day, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. With them die their stories of courage during a time of great uncertainty and a challenge to global peace and democracy.

  • Faced with countless resources on pregnancy and baby health, expectant moms - initially overjoyed - can be left feeling overwhelmed.

    Now the March of Dimes makes it easier than ever for moms to get the information they need.

    "Moms today want reliable information about pregnancy and baby health in the most convenient way possible," said Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president of March of Dimes. "Instead of sifting through books, magazines and Web sites, we hope moms will come to the March of Dimes first for their pregnancy and baby health needs.

  • Tara Nicole French of Campbellsville and Jonathon Lee Willis of Greensburg will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, March 8.

    French is the daughter of Margaret French and Jay French, both of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Hall.

    She is a 2006 graduate of Taylor County High School and is currently a radiology student at St. Catharine College in Springfield.

  • One of my most treasured possessions is a letter written by my dad. Dated July 8, 1974, and written on yellowed paper from a spiral-bound notebook, it's probably the only letter my dad ever wrote. That makes it treasured.

    That makes it priceless.

    In draftsman's block lettering he wrote:

    "Dear Nancy,

    "Here we are at Catalina again. This is are third day here ... As you know, I'm not much of a letter writer, so this one well probly take about three days."

  • Lewis & Lewis will be in concert at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 1 at Victory Church, located on Airport Road in Campbellsville. For more information, call 465-6809 or visit www.lewisandlewis.org.

  • Cameron Rattliff recently completed merit badges and projects to earn his Eagle Scout ranking.

    Rattliff, who lives in Louisville, is the son of Brian and Beth Rattliff of Louisville and the grandson of Jewell and Herman Rattliff of Campbellsville.

    Rattliff began scouting at age 6 when he became a Tiger Cub at Walden Pack 118. He steadily progressed through the Cub Scout ranks, earning the Arrow of Light in March 2001. He then joined Troop 30 and became a member of the Fox Patrol where he has remained throughout his scouting career.