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Today's Features

  • Dana Osborne and Ron King exchanged wedding vows on Jan. 15 in the gardens at Bally's in Las Vegas, Nev.

    The Rev. Anthony Mayberry performed the ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Linda Thompson of Greensburg and Johnny Thompson of Mt. Sherman. She has two children, Jamie Foster and Nathan Foster.

    She is employed at the Green County Board of Education.

    The groom is the son of Marilyn Vipond of Greensburg and the late Jerry Vipond. He has two children, Holly King and Ian King.

    King works for Mid-Continental Restoration Co.

  • Campbellsville Police Officer Norman Simpson, right, was presented an award for making the most DUI arrests of any officer in Campbellsville and Taylor County in 2007. Simpson made 42 DUI arrests. Presenting the award is Deputy William Walsh, state representative for MADD Taylor County. The presentation was made during the MADD meeting on Tuesday.

  • Scout Sprowles celebrated her fourth birthday with a princess party at her home. The girls played dress-up and games. Scout is pictured in front. In back are, from left, Madison Ball, Peyton McCubbin, Meghan Squires and Abigale Wright.

  • Cayce Davenport of Columbia, an art teacher at Pulaski County High School, is displaying paintings in various media at Campbellsville University's Art Gallery through Feb. 29.

    The exhibit, which is Davenport's first one-person show, is free and open to the public.

    "My roots are here in south central Kentucky, though I have done a great deal of travel and living abroad," Davenport said. She is working toward a master's degree from California State University in art history.

    Davenport's bachelor's degree is from the University of Kentucky in art education.

  • Campbellsville University's Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy will host "The Legacy of Abraham Lincoln, Relevancy for the 21st Century" on Monday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Little Auditorium of the Student Union Building as a part of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration.

    The event is free and open to the public.

    The statewide celebration officially kicks off at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site in Hodgenville.

  • Ricky Sparkman, Friends of Scouting chair for Taylor County, recently announced that the Taylor County campaign benefiting the Boy Scouts in Taylor County will have its annual fundraising event Tuesday, Feb. 19.

    The event will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Student Activity Center on the Campbellsville University campus.

  • 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 Taylor County Public Library will host an "Evening with the Presidents" on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

    The event is from 5 to 7 p.m. and will feature stories and crafts for children, refreshments and an appearance by a special guest.

    The extended library hours will offer those who attend full library services, including books and magazines, Internet access and audio recordings.

    For more information, contact Bonnie Webster at 465-2562.

  • Children need proper nutrients to grow strong and healthy, but treats and serving sizes also need to be limited so that children will not develop weight and health problems.

    Taylor Regional Hospital will offer a free class, "Fun Foods for Kids," from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the TRH Learning & Resource Center at 125B Kingswood Drive in Campbellsville.

    The class will be presented by Carrie Phillips, a registered dietitian.

  • The Department of English as a Second Language at Campbellsville University will continue its "ESL in the Community" classes.

    Classes will be offered through May on two mornings a week, Mondays and Thursdays, at 9 a.m., in Room 101 of the Ransdell Chapel.

    Classes are free, open to the public and taught by university-trained personnel.

    The department is especially interested in being able to provide this community service on an even broader basis, especially to those in agriculturally related work who may need instruction at a very beginning level.