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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Whitney Jordan Pickerell and Stephen Blake Durrett will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 15.

    Pickerell is the daughter of George and Sandy Pickerell of Hodgenville. Her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Pickerell of Hodgenville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Whitlock.

    Durrett is the son of Steve Durrett of Summersville and the late Tammy Durrett. His grandparents are Shirley and Cliff French of Campbellsville, Wilma Durrett of Summersville and the late Rev. Ancil Durrett and James Harold Larimore.

    A private ceremony is planned.

  • Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz visited Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on Sunday, where he celebrated Mass and the consecration of the parish's new altar. Above, Kurtz is pictured with altar servers Chris Sapp and Daniel Ross, left, and Father Jim Bromwich, pastor, right.

  • Aunt Pat would have been 74 on Dec. 7.

    Uncle Al, Pat's husband, died many, many years ago. They were only married 13 years and Pat had no children. My husband was her closest kin.

    During the 17 years we've lived in Florida, 40 miles from Pat, my husband cared for Pat as if he were her son. She loved him and depended on him. He loved her, even if she did drive him nuts.

  • Campbellsville Christian Church's Sonlight Kids will present "Finding the Christmas Star" on Saturday, Dec. 15.

    The program will begin at 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center.

    The Sonlight Kids will present the show again on Sunday, Dec. 16, beginning at 5 p.m. Refreshments will follow.

    Then, beginning at 6:30, the adult choir and Righteous Acts will present "Be Not Afraid" in the church's sanctuary.

    The adult program will also be staged during the 11 a.m. worship service.

    The community is invited to attend.

  • Three Campbellsville men are among Kentucky Baptist Convention President William Henard's appointments for committee chairmen. Each will serve for one year.

    Henard, who was elected to a one-year term as president at the KBC's annual meeting in November, has appointed the following chairpersons of standing committees:

  • ATV safety night for children and adults is Thursday at the Taylor County Extension office.

    A free meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6 p.m.

    Two motocross helmets will be given away as door prizes.

    For more information, or to RSVP, call the extension office at 465-4511.

  • This year's Toys for Tots Radiothon is set for Thursday, Dec. 7 from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on WCKQ-FM 104.1.

    The drive raises needed money to assist needy children in Taylor County with toys for Christmas. Funds raised will go toward the purchase of toys that will be distributed by Campbellsville/Taylor County Rescue on Christmas Eve.

    Community leaders will join on-air personalities Rob Collins, Cat Michaels and Brandon Reed along with other guests throughout the day to solicit donations.

    This marks the 19th year that Q-104's fundraising efforts have existed.