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Today's Features

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    June 3, 2004

    Anthony Farris, a teacher at Campbellsville Elementary School, has been named the winner of Walmart's Teacher of the Year award.

    Wayne Wills, manager and co-owner of Holiday Inn Express, recently achieved the No. 1 rating in the world for customer satisfaction for Holiday Inn Express hotels.

    The Giles Society, a nonprofit organization, presented the seventh annual Janice Holt Giles book award to Jasma Mendez, a junior at Campbellsville High School.

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    Taylor County's Distinguished Young Women program will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, at Campbellsville High School's Hamilton Auditorium.

    This year's contestants are Abby Hieneman, Brooke Kearney, Gabby Pyles, Hannah Howard, Jilly Benningfield, Kassie Miller, Rachel Hinton, Rylee Beard, Savannah DeLagarza, Savannah Nolley, Taylor Smoot and Tori Cochran.

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    Paige Hall and Bubby Squires announce their engagement.

    Hall is the daughter of Dennis and Melinda Hall of Greensburg.

    She is the granddaughter of Jeanie Hall of Greensburg and the late Robert Hall and Walter Randall and Nancy Milby.

    Hall is a 2005 graduate of Green County High School and a 2009 graduate of Campbellsville University. She is employed by Ross & Co. of Louisville, operating an office in Greensburg.

    Squires is the son of Mike Squires and Trena Durham of Campbellsville.

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    Two couples graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital this month. They are Jennie and Jon Begley and Cora Bailey and Thomas Long, all of Columbia.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room.

    Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH and are taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

    For more information, call the TRH Women's Center at (270) 465-3561 Ext. 2232.

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    TEN YEARS AGO

    May 27, 2004

    Heather Hastings and Heidi Hastings have been named to the dean's list at the University of Kentucky for the spring semester.

    Crystal Anderson has joined the Central Kentucky News-Journal as a correspondent photographer.

    Susan Horn Meacham was chosen as the 2004 Teacher of the Year for Hopkins County School System. She is the daughter of Morris and Jane Horn of Campbellsville.

  • A book honoring those from Taylor County who served during the Vietnam War is being written by mass communication students at Campbellsville University, and help is needed if the book is to become a reality.

    Those who are a veteran of the Vietnam War or know someone who is are asked to contact Stan McKinney, associate professor of journalism at the university, at somckinney@campbellsville.edu or (270) 789-5035. Please include the name of the veteran and contact information.

  • Planning for the annual Kids Outdoor Day event is under way, and sponsors are needed to make the event possible.

    The event is at Green River Lake State Park and Camp Kentahten and is hosted by the Friends of Green River Lake group.

    Kids Outdoor Day began to expose children and their parents and grandparents to events in the great outdoors. In more than 10 years, the event has grown from about 60 children attending to more than 1,500.

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    With tears in their eyes, they watch as their balloons, with handwritten heartfelt messages on them, float away.

    "We miss you every day," the messages say, along with "I love you."

    About 15 people gathered on Monday night at Miller Park to remember their children who have died.

  • Klairissa Edelen and Austin Davis of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Kadyn Alex Davis, at 9:10 p.m. on April 30 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 1.8 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Tony and Melissa Edelen, Kevin Davis and Trina Davis, all of Campbellsville, and Tiffany Davis of New Haven.

    Great-grandparents are Linda and Keith Davis of Finley and Danny and Faye Newton and Wayne and Louise Stearman of Campbellsville.

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    Angela Renee White and James Patrick Lyvers of Hodgenville were married on April 5 at Southern Grace and Charm Bed and Breakfast. Eric Bolin officiated.

    White is the daughter of Ralph and Eva White of Campbellsville. She is a teacher employed by the LaRue County Board of Education.

    Lyvers is the son of Larry and Theresa Lyvers of Bardstown. He is a sales manager for Johnan America.