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Today's Features

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    Taylor County Fire & Rescue employees Robby Bryant, Howard Dobson Jr. and others cleaned the county's fire trucks on Friday night in preparation for the annual Campbellsville and Taylor County Fire & Rescue pancake breakfast on Saturday, which more than 1,200 people attended.

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    Boy Scouts of America Troop 616, affiliated with Bethel First Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville, recently participated in a class to help members earn their welding merit badge.

    The class was at Green County Area Technology Center in Greensburg.

    Hendrickson of Lebanon provided funding for supplies and materials needed while Steven Thomas, welding instructor, volunteered his time to teach the class.

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    April Haddock of Campbellsville recently celebrated her 12th birthday at Disney on Ice in Lexington.

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    Gwynette Sullivan of Campbellsville recently donated $5,000 in memory of her parents, Della and Leslie Turner, to The Homeplace on Green River.

    The money will be used to reconstruct a chestnut log tobacco barn originally owned by Sullivan's father-in-law, Clayton Sullivan.

    Accepting the donation is Ken Forman, chairman of the Homeplace board.

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    Campbellsville physician Dr. Jim Ewing recently spoke about the changes in medicine during a Taylor County Historical Society meeting.

    He also brought his grandfather's doctor's bags with pills and various medical tools.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    April 29, 2004

    On Tuesday night, Ralph Tesseneer was named Campbellsville/Taylor County Chamber of Commerce Everette Lee Citizen of the Year by virtue of votes cast by chamber investors.

    Shanon Camille Mardis and Jonathan Keith O'Banion, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, May 15.

  • Tebbs Bend Battlefield Association will host an Education Day on Thursday, May 1. The public is invited to participate for $5.

    The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Atkinson-Griffin House Confederate Hospital at Green River Lake Visitor Center. The public can follow the buses of students and get out along the trail and hear docents dressed in costume explain what happened at that point in the Civil War battle on July 4, 1863.

  • Hanna Hall

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will host two commencement ceremonies this spring with a total of 415 students graduating.

    Graduate commencement services take place Friday, May 2, at 7 p.m. in the Ransdell Chapel, and undergraduate commencement will be Saturday, May 3, at 9 a.m. in the Powell Athletic Center.

    There will be 152 students graduating with a master's degree and 263 students graduating with a bachelor's or an associate degree.

  • This year marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the Smith-Lever Act, which formally established the national Cooperative Extension Service system.

    Across Kentucky, the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is celebrating ways that extension has helped clients change their lives for the better.

  • A memorial service will be hosted on Monday, May 26, to honor all veterans of the War of 1812 and to unveil a replacement stone for the late Stephen Harding.

    Harding, who served in the 3rd regiment of the Kentucky Detached Militia, died in Taylor County on Nov. 24, 1880. He was married to Lydia Carlisle and they had four children, James Harding, Nancy Harding Puryear, Sarah Jane Harding Cox and Elizabeth Harding Wright. He later married Jane Knifley and they had a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Harding Taylor.