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Today's News

  • Smoots host fall festival

    The Smoot family's annual fall festival had a big turnout this year. More than 65 children enjoyed inflatables, piñatas, hayrides, games and food. The event took place at the Hammerhead Cattle Farm off Miller Road in Campbellsville.

  • Early Days

    TEN YEARS AGO

    Nov. 24, 1999

    Tobacco markets open Monday at 10 a.m. The opening was delayed for a week because processing plants in North Carolina were backed up due to Hurricane Floyd.

    Local motorcyclists didn't let a little drizzling rain Saturday stop them from doing a good deed. At least 142 gifts and $60 in cash were collected during the third annual Motorcycle Toy Run, which is sponsored by the local Bridge to Faith Motorcycle Club and other local motorcyclists.

  • Crowder, Chadwick honored with wedding shower

    Cyndi Crowder and Les Chadwick were honored with a wedding shower on Nov. 8 at Campbellsville Baptist Church. Pictured are, from left, front: Carrie Gaddis, Cyndi and Les, and Ann DeSpain. Back: Leah Magers, Sandy Gaskins, Jennifer Tinnell, Anne Mardis and Jennifer Clifford. The wedding will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19 at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

  • Woman's club members attend conference

    Four Campbellsville Woman's Club members attended the Fourth District Fall Conference on Oct. 24. Two of the club's Fourth District arts and crafts contest entries are moving on to compete at the state level after qualifying during the event. The four attending are, from left, Chris Greenman, Roberta Moore, Ann Hodge and Deen Smith.

  • Russell

    Steve and Linda Russell recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.

    The Russells were married on Aug. 3, 1984, at First United Methodist Church in Campbellsville by the Rev. Earl West.

    They have a son and daughter-in-law, Isaac and Rebekah Russell of Bowling Green.

    Mr. Russell is self-employed, and Mrs. Russell is the district administrative secretary for the Taylor County Conservation District.

     

  • Woman's club members plan events

    Fourth District Governor Debbie Skaggs gave a program on the merits of being a good clubwoman at the Campbellsville Woman's Club meeting on Oct. 27 at the home of Chris Greenman.

    In November, the club hosted a meeting at the home of June Bishop to finalize plans for its upcoming 2009 Christmas Home Tour. The tour will be Sunday, Dec. 6 from 1 to 5 p.m.

    Club members still have a few bags of pecans from their fundraiser for holiday baking. Call 465-6404 for more information.

    Profits from the Christmas Home Tour and pecan sales fund scholarships for local students.

  • Birth Announcements

    Jennifer Pelfrey and Matthew Burress of Elk Horn announce the birth of a son, Andrew Blake Pelfrey-Burress, at 7:31 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 2 pounds, 7 ounces and was 14 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Rodney and Toni Burress of Elk Horn and Allen and Barbara Pelfrey of Lexington.

    Great-grandparents are Bobby and Dorothy Burress of Elk Horn, Rose Miller of Liberty and the late Thomas Miller.

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  • Wilson

    Ruel "Sonny" and Mary Wilson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 27.

    The Wilsons were married on Nov. 27, 1959, by the Rev. H.C. Gregory in Campbellsville. Their attendants were Catherine Smith Wheeler and Ralph M. Keltner.

    Mr. Wilson retired from Taylor County RECC after more than 43 years of service, and Mrs. Wilson retired from McMahan Furniture Co.

  • Campbellsville hopes to gather 2,200 gift-filled shoeboxes for children overseas

    Christmas is arriving early all over Kentucky, as local businesses, churches and homes prepare to serve as collection points for Operation Christmas Child.

    Soon, with the help of Campbellsville volunteers, the sites will be brimming with festively wrapped shoeboxes full of gifts.

  • CU hosts KHIPP event encouraging earth stewardship

    "How does God speak to you in your life?" asked Dr. Matthew Sleeth, a former emergency room physician, at a Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy event at Campbellsville University recently.

    Answers from the audience varied from sports, experiences, God's word, music and relationships, but Sleeth says he found nature to be his window to God's voice.

    While on vacation near the Gulf of Mexico, Sleeth told his wife the biggest problem in the world is that the world is dying.