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Today's Features

  • Ice cubes floating in water. Rust on a vehicle. A rock slide. Science is everywhere. Anthony Farris knows that and so do his students at Campbellsville Elementary School.

    "I try to look beyond what I see and think about the scientific aspect."

    Farris, 47, said he strives to get his students to think that way, too.

    "I want them to not just see what's there, but to think deeper, to think about the how and why."

  • Kentucky landowners, farmers, foresters, policymakers and others who have an interest in woodlands can learn more about alternative fuel sources, carbon markets, ecotourism and other issues at a state conference in Somerset.

    Some of the leading experts in the field of forestry will be speaking at "Kentucky Woodlot$: Capture the Value" conference Wednesday, Feb. 20 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset. The conference, sponsored by 15 stakeholders, will explore the latest market trends on how to reach and "capture" the maximum value of America's forests and woodlands.

  • A group of Lindsey Wilson College students hope to raise the region's awareness about world hunger by going hungry for 30 hours next week.

    Lindsey Wilson will be among dozens of colleges and universities who will participate in the 30 Hour Famine on Feb. 21-22. Sponsored by World Vision, the event asks participants to fast for 30 hours because that's the average time a child in a poor country goes between meals. Participants are permitted to drink water and juices, but they abstain from foods.

  • About one in four Kentucky children and one in eight Indiana children live in poverty. That's why Girl Scouts are asking their communities to join them in Wee Care, a Girl Scout service project during Valentine's Week, Feb. 11-18.

    Since 1999, the Wee Care service project has helped meet the needs of less fortunate children in Kentucky and Indiana communities.

    More than 22,000 Girl Scouts from across Kentuckiana have partnered with their local county health departments to assist parents with baby care items.

  • Milton Farmer will celebrate his 95th birthday on Saturday. A celebration, hosted by his family, will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church. They request no gifts. Cards, however, are welcome.

  • Pamela Jane Bright and Robert Russell Cundiff will exchange wedding vows on Wednesday, Feb. 27 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    Bright is the daughter of Carolyn Bright of Campbellsville and the late Wilbur Bright. She has two children, Joshua Graham of Bowling Green and Marsha Graham of Campbellsville.

    She is the general manager of Five Star Food Mart.

    Cundiff is the son of Thelma Cundiff of Columbia and Ed Cundiff of Shepherdsville. He has a daughter, Brittany Cundiff of Mt. Washington.

  • From the Heart, a ladies ensemble from Campbellsville, will be performing at Campbellsville Baptist Church on Friday, March 7.

    The group is made up of Gail Godsey, Darlene Netherland, Krisinda Jeffries, Debbie Lawson and Linda Mings. The Rev. Tim Shockley provides accompaniment.

    The performance, which begins at 7 p.m., will benefit The Caring Place, a shelter for abused women and children in Marion County. Admission is free, though an offering will be taken.

  • I have a theory that life revolves around dinner. For example, every morning, right after breakfast and before I've even eaten lunch, I'll ask my husband, "What do you want for dinner?"

    Recently, we wanted to get together with some friends - so we went out to dinner. And while we ate dinner we talked about other dinners we've eaten and restaurants we haven't yet tried but plan on going to - for dinner.

    See what I mean?

  • Carolyn Puckett of Liberty and Jack Cunningham of Lexington announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Rhea Cunningham, to Marshall Shawn Rock, son of Joe and May Rock of Campbellsville.

    Cunningham is a graduate of Tates Creek High School and Eastern Kentucky University. She is employed at Bluegrass IMPACT.

    Rock is a graduate of Campbellsville High School and Eastern Kentucky University. He is employed at L-3 Communications.

    The wedding ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 19 at Calvary Baptist Church in Lexington.

    Invitations will be sent.

  • First Baptist Church on Broadway will host a B.O.M.B. - Bringing Our Men Back - service on Sunday.

    The goal of the service is encourage men to be more involved in the church and community.

    The Cleveland Street Dancers will be the featured guests.

    The service begins at 11:15 a.m. with Sunday school beginning at 10 a.m.