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Today's Features

  • Wanda Pittman and Vernal Rakes, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Feb. 16.

    The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. at First Church of God. A reception will follow at The Double Nickel, formerly The Country Music Stampede, located at 55 Donna Lane, just off KY 55 across from Performance Marine.

    All family members and friends are invited to attend. No invitations will be sent.

  • An entry-level series of exercise classes is being offered at the Taylor County Extension Office for people who have either quit exercising or have been sedentary for a while.

    Emphasis will be placed on correct movement, gentle stretching for flexibility, balance to prevent falls and gradual strength training.

    Classes began Jan. 28 and will continue from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through March 7.

  • The award winning Taylor County High School Show Choir will present its second annual Saturday night concert series beginning Jan. 26.

    All concerts will begin at 7 p.m. at the Taylor County Middle School gymnasium. Admission is $5 at the door.

    The choir's concert schedule is as follows:

  • Area senior citizens can take classes in Christian beliefs, U.S. history and world civilization this spring through the Senior Scholars program at Lindsey Wilson College.

    The select classes are free to senior citizens. There is no cost for the classes, but participants must pay for books or any other class fees. Spring classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 22.

  • A prayer walk will take place Sunday at Campbellsville High School.

    The community is invited to attend the event, which is from 2 to 3 p.m.

    Attendees should meet in the gym at 2 for opening remarks and prayer. Then, the crowd will dismiss to pray over various parts of the school, reconvening at around 2:50 to close.

    Feel free to come and go as you need. The front and back doors of the gym will be open.

    For more information, can visit www.reviveprayerwalk.com.

  • Chloe Faith Newton is the 5-year-old daughter of Chris Newton and Paula Read and Jack Hall, all of Campbellsville. Her grandparents are Beverly and Paul Pike of Campbellsville, Donnie Newton of Indianapolis, Ind. and the late David Paul Read and Carolyn Read.

  • A few hours before members of the Indiana General Assembly convened for Organization Day, House Democrats welcomed State Rep. Sandra Blanton (D-Orleans) as Indiana's newest lawmaker.

    Blanton, 58, formerly of Campbellsville, will serve as a replacement for State Rep. Jerry Denbo (D-French Lick), who announced his retirement in November.

    According to a news release from the Indiana House Democratic Caucus, Denbo had represented House District 62 - which includes all of Orange County and parts of Greene, Lawrence, Martin and Washington counties - since 1990.

  • The Ecumenical Ministerial Alliance of Campbellsville will host the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 20, beginning at 6 p.m.

    The site for the celebration will be the Ransdell Chapel on the campus of Campbellsville University. The annual march will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Campbellsville Middle School and end at the Ransdell Chapel.

    The Rev. Jacqueline King will be the guest preacher. King is the pastor of Stoner Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Louisville.

  • The Bluegrass Pioneers finished second in the 2008 Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff in Lebanon on Jan. 4-5. They received $250. Members are: Trent Roy (banjo), Jeff Roy (mandolin) and Kenneth Roy (guitar), all of Casey County, Daniel Wilson (guitar) of Russell Springs and Lynn Benningfield (bass) of Campbellsville.

  • Briley Grace Edwards celebrated her first birthday on Dec. 12. She is the daughter of Bobby Edwards and Ashley Clark, both of Greensburg. Her grandparents are Phyllis and David King, Steve and Connie Wood and Mike and Bonnie Clark, all of Campbellsville, and Wayne Edwards and Vikki Edwards, both of Greensburg.