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Today's Features

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    Campbellsville residents recently attended the DAR grave marking ceremony for Revolutionary War soldier Sgt. Thomas Tipton. Attending were Claudette Patton, Charlene Kelley, Shirley Hansford, Carol Patton, Caroline Patton, Paul Patton and James Patton.

    Tipton served with the Virginia troops and was engaged at the siege of Yorktown and the surrender of Cornwallis to General George Washington.

    He later lived in Kentucky and Ohio, where he died in 1841 at 111. He is buried near Urbana, Ohio.

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    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young recently proclaimed Oct. 20-24 as National Business Women's Week.

    According to the proclamation, the week has, since 1928, honored the contributions of working women and employers who support working women and their families. And, Campbellsville Business and Professional Women's Club is celebrating 85 years of service to the community, the proclamation states.

    With Young, from left, are Freida Sandidge, Marilyn Neumann and Fran Deener.

  • Taylor County Cattlemen's Association will accept applications for participation in the County Agricultural Investment Program beginning Oct. 31 at the Taylor County Extension Office.

    Applications will be accepted through Nov. 14 during regular business hours, which are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • The Compassionate Friends of Central Kentucky group has changed its meeting place.

    The group will now meet at The Rock Community Church across from Cox Interior.

    Meetings are on the third Monday of each month except May, July and December, at 6:30 p.m.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 14, 2004

    Taylor County High School's Marching Cardinals will take the field Saturday at Franklin-Simpson during semifinals of the Class A state marching band contest.

    Seventh graders from Taylor County and Campbellsville middle schools recently visited Shaker Village as part of their studies on Janice Holt Giles' book "The Believers."

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    Eyes of the Kentucky National Guard were focused on 30 individual Soldiers who became the Commonwealth's newest commissioned officers during a ceremony on the Capitol steps on Sept. 27.

    Graduates hailed from Campbellsville, Barbourville, Fort Thomas, Frankfort, Frenchburg, Glasgow, Hardinsburg, Harrodsburg, Hindman, Hodgenville, Lexington, Louisville, Morgantown, Mount Juliet, Mount Sterling, Mount Washington, Owensboro, Paducah, Penrod, Radcliff, Verona and Versailles.

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    Taylor County High School Class of 1964 members met for their 50-year class reunion on Aug. 30 at the TCHS cafeteria.

    Front, from left, are Vickie Long Gwilliam and Sherry Wise Shively.

    Second row, Aileen Caulk Clark, Zannie Jones Anderson, Joanne Garnett Waller, Wanda Sue Benningfield Pierce, Gloria Antle Kreilein, Myna Dudgeon Graham, Ruby Bradshaw Wilson, Faye Smith Parsons, Maye Smith Gore, Helen Colvin Canada, Rita Beams Underwood and Brenda Skaggs Philpott.

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    DeAnne Mardis, at right, owner of Sew Unique, spoke at Campbellsville Business & Professional Women's Club meeting this month. Pictured with her at left is employee Laura Morris. The two are also BPW members.

    Sew Unique is located at 112 Roberts Road in Campbellsville.

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    Max Wise, R-Campbellsville, who will begin serving as Taylor County's senator in January, recently spoke to Boy Scout Troop 616 at Bethel First Presbyterian Church about the importance of being civic-minded and a positive part of their community.

    The scouts are working to complete the Citizenship in the Community merit badge, which requires being able to interview a community leader.

    Wise agreed to speak and answer questions about many issues related to his work with the FBI and his goals for state government.

  • Taylor County Extension Homemakers recently announced that Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers have proclaimed this week as Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association Week.

    Developed in cooperation with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association is a volunteer organization that works to improve the quality of life for families and communities through leadership development, volunteer service and education.