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Today's Features

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    Red Cross officials spoke at a meeting at Lowell Avenue Baptist Church on Monday.

    The officials were asked to talk about the local Red Cross disaster team.

    Those attending the meeting donated more than 400 items for the disaster team's emergency care kits.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Aug. 5, 2004

    Laura Freeman is the recipient of the Baptist Leadership Award for the 2004-2005 school year, as well as the Women's Missionary Union Scholarship.

    Lou Willie "Twight" Taylor, 62, of Hillview Court in Campbellsville, died on Thursday, July 29, 2004, at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville after an illness.

  • Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Three Campbellsville University music faculty members have been invited to perform at the National Flute Convention on Aug. 7-10 in Chicago, Ill.

    Dr. Lisa McArthur, professor of music, will play flute. Dr. William Budai, associate professor of piano, will play piano and Saulo DeAlmeida, instructor in music, will perform on the cello.

    They will perform "Trio, opus 86" by Nikolai Kapustin at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, in Chicago.

  • Taylor County's Farmers' Market has expanded.

    Local farmer Jacky Pierce will set up shop at the corner of South Court Street and Commercial Street selling produce starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays through October. Pierce will offer fresh vegetables for sale till 5 p.m.

    The market will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its home location on KY 210, near Taylor County Animal Shelter, through October.

    For more information, call the Taylor County Cooperative Extension Office at (270) 465-4511.

  • Taylor County High School Class of 1994 will host a 20-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 18.

    For more information, call Amy Carney Farmer at (270) 465-7056.

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    Using everyday items commonly found in junk drawers, local youth worked together to build a balance beam and robotic arms at Taylor County 4-H Youth Development Junk Drawer Robotics Day Camp last Thursday.

    4-H assistant Jordan Stapp said youth learned about various design and engineering principles such as pivot points and torque force and applied them to their projects.

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    Central Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #22 recently donated more than $5,000 to local schools to buy clothing and other supplies for students.

    Lodge president Rick Benningfield presented $2,571 gift cards to Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center coordinator Sue Crabtree and April Melton, coordinator of the Taylor County Family Resource and Youth Services Center for its middle and high schools.

    FOP members solicited donations in the community.

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    Katherine Leigh Waggoner and Grant Hall Samples of Mayfield announce their engagement.

    Waggoner is the daughter of Joseph and Becky Waggoner of Mayfield.

    She is the granddaughter of Ruth McConnell of Hopkinsville and Joe and Betty Waggoner of Mayfield.

    Waggoner is a 2010 graduate of Graves County High School and a 2014 graduate of Murray State University, with a degree in graphic design. She is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi.

    Samples is the son of Kenny and Debbie Samples of Mayfield.

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    Ashley Shaine' Burdine and Thornton Crum Jr. of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Burdine is the daughter of Doug and Tara Burdine of Campbellsville. She is the granddaughter of Sharon and Dennis SoFiak and Sonny and Phyllis Lyons, all of Campbellsville, and Anne McKeehan and Bill Burdine of London.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed by Walmart.

    Crum is the son of the late Thornton and Lois Crum. His grandparents are the late Willy and Goldie Crum and James Peanut and Ella Lois Endicott.

  • Meaghan Rankin of Louisville and Avery Hill of Nashville, Tenn., announce the birth of a son, Avery Hill Jr., at 10 a.m. on July 13 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Grandparents are Connie Maye of Louisville, Timothy Rankin Sr. of Lexington and Sherri Murphy of Nashville.

    Great-grandparents are Robert Johnson of Louisville and Paulette Hill of Lewisburg, Tenn.

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