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Today's Features

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    During its annual Christmas celebration, Campbellsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center staff members hosted a wreath auction.

    Wreathes were donated by facility staff members as well as from local businesses, including Magnolia Alley, Lowes and Annetta's Flowers.

    The money raised was donated to the local food pantry.

  • Kevin Thomas

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University began its 2014 chapel series on Wednesday, Jan. 15, with a theme of "Finding Your Compass."

    The Rev. Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services, asked students to perform random acts of kindness as well as "paying it forward" when he requested them to "find your compass" for life.

  • Taylor and Green county residents can receive free help with income tax preparation from the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program.

    Electronic filing will be available free of charge. AARP membership is not required for assistance.

    Counselors providing the help are retired business people with considerable experience in tax matters. This year's counselors are Brenda Cook, Carolyn Scott, Kathy Curry, Gail Munday and Bettie Jo Russell.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Jan. 22, 2004

    Joseph and Pat Walsh Blakeman of Greensburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

    Participants carry signs and sing hymns as they march down South Columbia Avenue during Sunday's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. march, sponsored by the Black Ministerial Alliances.

    Lisa Karr has been promoted to branch manager at Community Trust Bank's Broadway Office in Campbellsville.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Jan. 15, 2004

    The 15-year-old unsolved murder file on State Trooper Johnny Edrington is getting another look. Edrington was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 21, 1988.

    Taylor County 2004 Junior Miss Emily Cox was second runner-up in the past weekend's state Junior Miss program.

    The country will remember its most famous Civil Rights leader on Monday, Jan. 19, the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Anna Marie and E.J. Pavy of Campbellsville announce the birth of a daughter, Avery Olivia Pavy, at 12:51 a.m. on Nov. 30 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 8 pounds, 1.75 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are the Rev. David and Pam Johnson and the Rev. Ed and Kathy Pavy, all of Campbellsville.

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    Chanci Jo Yates of Campbellsville announces the birth of a daughter, Remi Jo Yates, at 1:06 p.m. on Dec. 18 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

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    State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville, and State Sen. Sara Beth Gregory, R-Monticello, will host a legislative forum at Taylor County Courthouse on Monday, Jan. 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to brief constituents on the 2014 legislative session. The forum is free and open to the public.

    "I'm looking forward to visiting with constituents in Taylor County and sharing information about the session," Gregory said.

  • Kevin Thomas

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with guest speaker Dr. Forrest E. Harris, president of American Baptist College, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Ransdell Chapel.

    Greater Campbellsville United is a co-sponsor of the event, and Joshua Percell and Courageous will perform.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Jan. 8, 2004

    Howard and Corine Dobson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at their home on Thursday, Dec. 25, with their family.

    Nelson W. Bishop, Jason H. Morris, Jermaine Kilgore and Norman L. Simpson, all of Campbellsville, were among the 23 graduates of the Law Enforcement Basic Training Class at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

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    Chester and Laura Lawson recently celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Nov. 16 with family and friends.

    The Lawsons have three children and their spouses, J.C. and Peggy Lawson, Wanda and Eugene Gray and Marsha and Billy Estes.

    They also have five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.