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Today's Features

  • Santa Claus will visit Campbellsville twice in the coming weeks.

    On Saturday, Nov. 15, Santa will come to Chandler's Office Supply from noon to 2 p.m. during the downtown Christmas Open House events.

    Santa will also appear downtown Saturday, Dec. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. before the community Christmas parade. Children and pets can get their pictures taken with Santa Claus. No appointments are necessary.

  • A free Campbellsville Historic Sites booklet with is now available for those who are interested in the history of buildings and sites in downtown Campbellsville and Taylor County. The booklets are available at Cozy Comforts, Chandler's Office Supply and Tucker Diamonds and Gold.

    Kids Color Campbellsville is a new coloring book featuring drawings of historical buildings for children to color.

    The books are available at Cozy Comforts on Main Street for $5 each.

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    Shannon Gray, a certified alcohol and drug counselor and director at The Healing Place, signed copies of his first book, "Recovery Through the Steps: An All Inclusive Journey," at the Hiestand House/Taylor County Museum on Saturday.

    Gray spoke to those attending about his steps toward sobriety and how he wrote his book.

    Gray, who has spent 13 years helping people recover from drug and alcohol addiction, said he is available to speak to local churches and organizations.

  • A limited number of etched glass Christmas ornaments depicting Campbellsville and Taylor County are for sale.

    The ornaments depict the historic old library, now Campbellsville Civic Center, along with First United Methodist Church and Mitchell's Men's Wear.

    Ornaments are available for $10 each.

    Also, the third edition of the Campbellsville Renaissance/Historic Preservation Commission Recipes cookbook features the history of downtown Campbellsville with photographs and recipes.

  • Taylor County's community Veterans Day service will be Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. at the War Memorial by Taylor County Courthouse.

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers will speak.

    Patsy Waters will sing.

    Campbellsville Fire & Rescue, American Legion Post 82 and Kentucky National Guard personnel will also attend the ceremony.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 4, 2004

    Mitch Bailey, a Campbellsville native, has been promoted from captain to major by the Kentucky State Police.

    About 1,400 children came trick or treating at the youth center in Miller Park.

    Wal-Mart co-manager Gary Cunningham presented a $500 donation recently to Marietta Moyers at Taylor County Food Pantry.

    Asbury United Methodist Church will host its Asbury Rejuvenation Youth Fest 2004 this weekend.

  • Samantha and Micah Sears of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Asure Gary Allen Sears, at 8:28 a.m. on Oct. 20 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18.75 inches long.

    Grandparents are Sherry and Phil Burgess and Nadene Sears of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Sylvia and Phil Barker of Campbellsville.

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    Campbellsville University will air a television show featuring officials discussing this and next year's elections.

  • Taylor County Conservation District Junior Board members will host a recycling event at Miller Park on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon.

    The board members are partnering with Taylor County Homemakers, Taylor County Fiscal Court and the city of Campbellsville in an effort to increase awareness about the importance of recycling and its impact on the community.

    When residents bring recyclable materials to the event, they will receive a free container to collect their recyclable materials at home.

  • Campbellsville University and the School of Music will host the annual competitions and Kentucky Music Teachers Association conference on Nov. 1-4.

    Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music, is the host of the conference.