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Today's Features

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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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    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.