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Today's Features

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    A crowd of people gathered on Memorial Day to pay honor to those from Taylor County who fought in the War of 1812.

    Campbellsville residents Teresa Spurling and Chuck Darnell spent several months tracking down the history of Spurling's third great-grandfather, Stephen Harding, who fought in the war.

    And they, along with family members, the Marion County Honor Guard and the public, gathered to honor those who died in the war and to unveil a new stone to honor Harding.

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    Sgt. Matthew J. Mowery of Huber Heights, Ohio, recently returned home from a one-year deployment to Sinai, Egypt. He is stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, and previously served a year in South Korea.

    Mowery is the grandson of James R. and Fay Tucker of Campbellsville and the great-grandson of the late LeeRoy and Florence Sallee and Sara Tucker.

    He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in finance and a master's degree in sports leadership.

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    Neely Nichole Gannon, 10, who has family ties to Campbellsville, is recovering from having surgery in Florida.

    She is the daughter of David and Beth Gannon of Richmond and the granddaughter of Nolan and Rita Underwood of Campbellsville.

    Neely had surgery on May 6 and again May 16 for a birth defect. She has a cast from her hip to foot on the right side of her body. She will undergo therapy in Florida through August.

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    LEX 18 recently announced that it has received 10 Regional Emmy nominations from the Ohio Valley chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In all, 14 people, including a Campbellsville native, were honored with nominations in ten categories.

    Three people on LEX18's staff received multiple nominations.

    Nancy Cox, formerly of Campbellsville, received four nominations for her work as an anchor and reporter.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 10, 2004

    Taylor County Relay for Life, which will begin tomorrow night at 7 p.m. and last to 8 a.m. the following morning at Taylor County High School track, will have karaoke fun for this year's participants.

    Glen and Trixie Lane of Greenhill Drive in Campbellsville will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 17.

    Adam Burress earned the Taylor County Farm Bureau 2004 Future Farmers of America Scholarship.

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    Conrad Claycomb of Campbellsville, a former World War II prisoner of war, will celebrate his 90th birthday with a celebration on Sunday, June 15.

    His children will host the event at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church fellowship hall from 2 to 4 p.m. The family requests no gifts, but cards are welcome.

  • Openings are still available for girls wanting to attend 4-H camp on June 24-27 at Lake Cumberland.

    According to the Taylor County Extension Office, applications will be accepted through Wednesday, June 18. Cost to attend is $175.

    For more information, call (270) 465-4511.

  • Lake Cumberland District Health department, to which the Taylor County Health Department belongs, is offering help for residents to enroll in kynect health insurance.

    To speak to a kynect enrollment specialist, call (855) 762-1227 or the Taylor County Health Department at (270) 465-4191.

    The next open enrollment begins Nov. 15.

  • The Hiestand House will host an art exhibit this summer, with a community opening reception on Sunday, June 8, from 2 to 4 p.m.

    The exhibit will feature the photorealism drawings by Taylor County native Gerald Myers.

    Those attending will see a number of original works by Myers and see him do a sketching demonstration. The exhibit will be open through July 31.

    Hiestand House is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and by special appointment. Large groups should call (270) 465-8726.

  • Kelly and Ronnie Allen of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Landon Lee Allen, at 11:21 p.m. on May 6 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Eunice Allen and Tassie Seals of Campbellsville and Robert Sears of Mannsville. Step-grandmother is Tammy Seals of Mannsville.

    Great-grandparents are Wanda Tungate and James Tungate of Campbellsville.

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