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Today's Features

  • Taylor County Republican Women's Club was the top in members statewide for 2007. Pictured are, from left, front: Frances Clinkscales; Marlyn Shreve, president, holding the award check for $300; and Brenda Barnett. Back: Margaret Stewart, Mary Ellen Hedgespeth, Jewell Rattliff and Carol Mobley.

  • Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition co-chairs Karen Hayes and Rhonda Parker along with Cathy Williams of Adanta Regional Prevention Center hosted a town hall meeting recently.

    The event, which took place at the Taylor County Cooperative Extension Office, focused on "the highs and lows of prescription painkillers and over the counter cough and cold medicines."

    David Tucker, a narcotics investigator with the Campbellsville Police Department, was the guest speaker.

  • Feathersburg Church of God will host the 2007 Worship Conference this weekend.

    Evening services on Friday and Saturday will be from 7 to 9. Sunday worship is at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.

    Pastor Chris Cofer and his wife, Tanya Cofer, will lead the conference, which will include an interactive study of "Why do we worship?" and a discussion of what the Bible says about "How we should worship."

    For more information, call 789-4316.

  • Rodney and Kari Jo Booe of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Grayson Carter, at 8:58 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 1/4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Pat and Tessie Edelen of Springfield and Richard and Rea Booe of Veedersburg, Ind.

    Great-grandparents are Ralph and Doneta Hoppes and Julian and Dorothy Edelen, all of Springfield, Helen Wilson of Glenwood, Ind., and Lillie Booe of Veedersburg, Ind.

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  • Campbellsville First United Methodist Church will host a Veterans Day service on Sunday, Nov. 11.

    The service will begin at 10 a.m.

    Kentucky National Guard's Campbellsville unit has been invited as special guest, and the Honor Guard will post the colors.

    Live bald eagles will be on a platform with their handlers.

    Adjutant General Donald C. Storm, commander of the Kentucky National Guard, will be the keynote speaker.

    Video interviews of church members who are World War II vets will be played, and a patriotic/inspirational video is scheduled.

  • Faith Baptist Church will host a harvest homecoming on Sunday.

    Worship will begin at 11 a.m. with Bro. Jerry Adams preaching. Lunch and fellowship will follow.

    A singing after lunch will feature For God So Loved, The Adams Family, The Cundiff Family and Lewis Rainwater.

    Other members and friends of Faith Baptist will be singing and playing instruments.

    The church is located at 102 E. Hord St. in Campbellsville. For more information, call Larry Cundiff at 465-6902 or Jerry Black at 789-3529.

  • A few weeks ago, I was visiting a woman who sells biblical toys, action figures of Bible characters like David and Goliath, Moses, Jonah.

    She handed me the Jesus doll, which was about twice the size of a G.I. Joe, and showed me how the fingers and joints move. Then she pressed a button on Jesus' back and Jesus started talking.

  • Lindsey Cissell of Campbellsville was third runner-up at the Kentucky State Fair and Horse Show Pageant. She is the daughter of Tim and Sandra Cissell. Her grandparents are James and Eldora Allen and Ann Cissell and the late Charles Cissell.

  • The Taylor County Food Pantry, operated by the Taylor County Ministerial Association, has served 6,510 people this year, according to Dr. Ted Beam, ministerial association treasurer.

    "Our annual Thanksgiving service offering will again assist in providing help in the last month of this year and into the next," Beam said.

    The annual community-wide Thanksgiving service will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at Campbellsville First Church of God, located at 100 Hillcrest Drive.

    Everyone in the community is invited, according to host Pastor Mark West.

  • Staff Report

    A balloon set free at an elementary school's balloon launch in Corsicana, Texas was found in Campbellsville recently.

    Campbellsville resident Ed Miladin was mowing his yard on Friday, Oct. 26 when he spotted something. He said he found a broken balloon with a message attached that reads:

    "Attention: Whoever finds this card!