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Today's News

  • Campbellsville University's Class of 2013 inducted with inaugural service of dedication in Ransdell Chapel

    A new tradition was born at Campbellsville University recently with a service of dedication featuring the Lamp of Learning being passed to the freshmen of the class of 2013.

    The service took place in Ransdell Chapel to officially welcome and bless the students who began their first semester of college Monday, Aug. 24.

  • Birth Announcements

    Michael and Deanna McElroy of Lebanon announce the birth of a daughter, Kaylee Grace, on Thursday, Aug. 6 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 8 pounds and 10 ounces.

    Grandparents are David and Laura Bartley of Springfield and Charles and Brenda McElroy of Finley.

    Great-grandparents are Dorothy Duckwall of Bardstown and Agnes McElroy of Finley.

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  • All-day gospel singing is Saturday

    Reverence for Christ Community Church will host a free all-day gospel singing on Saturday, Sept. 19.

    Refreshments will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m., when several gospel groups will begin performing. Featured performers will be Steadfast, New Life Voices, Jasmine Thompson, Joe Milby, True Gospel, Mark and Tina Meece and Solomon's Songs.

    The church is located at 109 Crescent Hill Drive in Campbellsville. Guests should bring a lawn chair.

    For more information, call 849-7726.

  • Sallee

    Willard and Faye Close Sallee of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 20.

    The Sallees were married on Sept. 18, 1959, by the Rev. Ray Morris at Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Campbellsville.

    They have two daughters and sons-in-law, Amy and Ryan Rainwater and Sherry and Frank Fulks, all of Campbellsville. The couple also have three grandchildren, Jonathan Fulks, Brandon Rainwater and Jacob Rainwater.

    A reception will be hosted in their honor on Sunday, Sept. 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Spurlington United Methodist Church.

  • Church women host birthday event at Grandview

    Jeanette Conner and the ladies' Sunday school class at Campbellsville Baptist Church recently volunteered to sponsor an August birthday party for the residents of Grandview Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.

    Karen Reed, Grandview activities director, said the need for volunteers is great. In the past, various churches have sponsored the monthly birthday parties, but until Conner called and offered to sponsor the August party, there hadn't been anyone to do so for quite some time.

  • TCB donates to food pantry

    Taylor County Bank's Henry Lee and Jane Blevins present Taylor County Food Pantry volunteer Marietta Moyers with a check from donations made at all TCB locations. Taylor County Bank matched a portion of the money collected. Moyers said the food pantry fed more than 310 families in Taylor County last month. With unemployment on the rise, more families in Taylor County are coming to the Food Pantry for assistance. TCB will continue to accept donations and support the Taylor County Food Pantry.

  • Couples complete prenatal class

    Four couples graduated from the prenatal and childbirth classes taught by Taylor Regional Hospital in August. Pictured are, from left, Deandra and Matthew Harris of Dunnville, Elizabeth and Joshua Munford and Shelby Burdine and David Foster, all of Campbellsville, and Sarah and Dustin Shearer of Russell Springs. The five-week series of classes, taught by Jenny Dobson, RN, MSN, CLC, CCE, is free to anyone delivering at TRH. For more information, call the Taylor Regional Hospital Women's Center at 465-3561 Ext. 2232.

  • Virtuous Woman's Conference is Saturday

    New Life for the Nations will host a "Virtuous Woman's Conference" on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 8:30 a.m. until after lunch.

    Conference speakers will be Kim McAfee of Campbellsville and Geri Coulter of Missouri.

    The program's theme will be "Let us Grow up" and "Embrace the Truth," based on Ephesians 4:11-16.

    The New Life Praise Team will lead praise and worship.

    Ladies and youth are invited. A $10 registration fee includes lunch.

  • Avon reps warned of fake check scams

    The Better Business Bureau is warning Avon representatives to be on the lookout for fake check scams.

    A woman who sells Avon contacted the BBB after she received an e-mail for a large order and a check totaling more than the actual cost of the Avon products. The products totaled $600 and the check totaled $2,500. The representative was instructed to deposit the check and wire the difference, via Western Union, to an orphanage that was supposedly expecting a donation from the individual.

  • Opposition to President's speech ridiculous

    We're having trouble getting it. On today's Opinion page, you will see the remarks made by President Barack Obama to American's schoolchildren on Tuesday.

    He talks about responsibility to one's self, the importance of education, hard work, opportunities, responding to challenges, commitment, success, strength and courage.

    Why would anyone object to a child hearing such words of encouragement?