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Today's Features

  • Jaylon Carter, 5, and Rylee Carter, 11 months, are the children of Ronnie and Dana Carter. Their grandparents are Elaine and Mike Munday and Mabel and Matthew Houston, all of Campbellsville.

  • Taylor County Girl Scout Troop #222 attended the annual "Festival of the Arts" in Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 10. Five members of the troop attended events, which included: The Space Painter Juggling, Falls of the Ohio, Thomas Edison House, Young Rembrandts Drawing Workshop and cake decorating.

  • Local Girl Scouts will soon be out selling cookies to the general public. Advanced sales start Jan. 11, and booth sales begin Feb. 28.

    Cookie-lovers everywhere will still be able to purchase the classic Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Do-si-dos, Trefoils and All Abouts. In addition, Girl Scouts are introducing two new members of the cookie family - the Lemon Chalet Crme and the sugar-free Chocolate Chips cookie. All Girl Scout Cookies contain zero trans fats per serving.

  • Bill and Barbara Henderson of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 16.

    The Hendersons have two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Pat Henderson of McKee and Stan and Debbie Henderson of Dayton, Tenn.; a daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Doug King of Beaver Dam.

    They also have six grandchildren and a grandson-in-law, Ryan Henderson and Whitney and Josh Tabais, all of McKee, Erin Henderson and Kacey Henderson, both of Dayton, Derek King and Katie King, both of Beaver Dam.

  • Campbellsville Middle School eighth graders in Melisa Morris' algebra I and pre-algebra classes made fruit smoothies to relate equation solving techniques to real life situations. The activity, in which students applied the equations to smoothie recipes, was a "Thoughtful Classroom" activity.

  • The Kentucky Patriot Guard Riders has volunteered to conduct the Wreaths Across America ceremony this year at the Lebanon National Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 15 at noon.

    Seven ceremonial wreaths will be placed to remember those who gave their lives in service.

    Specially made wreaths for Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines and POW/MIA will be placed on memorials during the ceremony.

  • Campbellsville and Taylor County's marching bands will perform Tuesday in Frankfort during the inauguration parade for Kentucky's Gov.-elect Steve Beshear.

    According to Taylor County's Band Director Stephen Bishop, the bands will perform an arrangement of "My Old Kentucky Home."

    Bishop said he isn't sure what time the band will be performing, but the parade is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon.

  • On Jan. 8, archeologists from the Southeast Archeological Center in Atlanta will begin working at the Boyhood Home at Knob Creek near Hodgenville, and they're seeking students and volunteers to help.

    This project, funded by the Kentucky Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, will provide archeological data for any evidence from the Lincoln family time period or earlier historical periods.

    Archeologists will be using shovel testing survey methods, geophysical surveys, magnetometer surveys, test unit excavation and backhoe trenching.

  • Taylor County High School Class of 1987 celebrated its 20th reunion on Sept. 15 at Fergie's Classic Grill and Bar. Pictured from left, front: Andy Chambers and Richard Kilby. Second row: Michael Humphress, Dominic Young, Sherry Bland Sawyer, Penny Graham Gaskins, Carlotta Davidson Johns, Ernie Sharpe, Jackie Perkins, Donna Swafford and Steve Rucker.

  • Danielle Licoe Williams and Adam Blake Smith, both of Campbellsville, exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, June 16 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

    The Rev. James Jones performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Melissa and Danny Williams of Campbellsville.

    The groom is the son of Linda and Mike Baker of Campbellsville and the late Gary Rogers.