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Today's Features

  • Cover Me Clothing Store will host its grand opening today at 10 a.m. at 704 E. Broadway, beside First Baptist Church.

    The store, a nonprofit organization, is for people who are in immediate need of clothing items due to fire, eviction or other emergency situations.

    Donations are also welcome to help replenish items.

  • Neila Schuhmann

    Social Writer

    She can't understand why everyone's making such a fuss, but Frances Moss is celebrating a milestone nonetheless.

    On Saturday, Moss will be 100 years old.

    "I really don't think it's any big deal," she said.

    Born in Campbellsville to Thomas and Fannie Newton, Moss spent most of her adult life in Louisville and returned to Campbellsville just a couple years ago.

    Moss said she's been lucky to have had good health most of her life, "... until I got about 90 and then I started falling apart."

  • 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.