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Today's News

  • Pyles Anniversary

    Preston Delmore and Betty Susan Williams Pyles celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Sept 7.

    They were married on Sept. 7, 1963, at Saloma Baptist Church in Campbellsville by the Rev. Earl Pike. Their attendants were Freda and Allen "Strut" Noe.

    They have two sons and a daughter-in-law, David and Lisa Pyles of Mt. Washington and Dean Pyles of Campbellsville. They also have five grandchildren, Grant Pyles, Lacee Pyles, Gabby Pyles and Molly Pyles, all of Campbellsville, and Eli Pyles of Elizabethtown.

  • Grace Notes: How many of me?

    The other day I got an e-mail from Nancy Kennedy. That's Nancy B. Kennedy from Hopewell, N.J.

    Years ago, she and I both wrote articles for the same magazine group - I wrote humor stories and she wrote about finance, and readers often got us mixed up. I told her once that I thought about writing a humorous finance article and really confusing things.

    We became acquainted when either the magazines' business office or the IRS mixed up our 1099s.

  • Webster-Portter

    Angela Lane Webster and Brandon Thomas Porter, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 27.

    Webster is the daughter of Ila Webster of Campbellsville and Bobby and Anita Webster of Columbia. Her grandparents are L. Dennis Beams and Cynthia Webster, both of Campbellsville, and the late Rebecca Beams and Lawrence Webster.

    She is a graduate of Taylor County High School and attends Elizabethtown Community College, where she is pursuing a dental hygiene degree.

  • New Life to host Virtuous Woman's Conference

    It is that time of year again when all the women of New Life and their friends plan to get away for the day.

    The theme of this year's service is "Free at Last." Are you struggling to be free in some area of your life that is just like weights?

    On Saturday, Sept. 27, the Virtuous Woman's Conference at New Life will feature speakers Connie Childs of Madisonville and Clarissa Wilson of Louisville.

  • Smith-Johnson

    Candi Sue Smith and Barry Dean Johnson, both of Independence, Ky., will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Oct. 18.

    Smith is the daughter of Terry and Sue Smith of Campbellsville.

    She is a 2000 graduate of Plymouth High School in Plymouth, Ohio and a 2004 graduate of Ohio State University. Smith is employed at FedEx Ground in Independence.

    Johnson is the son of Sheila Johnson of Russellville and Billy Johnson of Utica, Kan. His grandparents are Leon and Earldean Gant and Billy and Christine Johnson, all of Russellville.

  • CES names Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School's recent Writers of the Week were Tyler Patterson, Gracyne Hash, Charles Pettigrew, Darius Wright and Shauna Jones.

  • Young earns master's at EKU

    Troy W. Young of Campbellsville was among 615 Eastern Kentucky University graduates at the conclusion of the summer 2008 semester.

    Young earned his master of arts in education, instructional leadership degree.

    The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies July 25.

    The new degree holders join more than 115,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States.

  • First-year CU students gain community service experience through KHO

    Ashley Zsedenyi

    Campbellsville University

    Each year, Campbellsville University students have an opportunity to be stewards to the community and complete community service hours required by the innovative FIRST CLASS program.

    Campbellsville University hosted its annual Kentucky Heartland Outreach Student Work Days for first-year students Aug. 18-19.

  • Armstrong-McVay

    Lauren Mykenzi Armstrong and Thomas Nelson McVay II, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Sept. 27.

    Armstrong is the daughter of Cindy Armstrong of Campbellsville and the late Jim Armstrong.

    She is a 2007 graduate of Green County High School and is a currently a student at Lindsey Institute of Cosmetology in Campbellsville. She is employed at Lee's Famous Recipe.

    McVay is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy McVay of Campbellsville.

    He is a 2001 graduate of Taylor County High School and is employed at Tractor Supply Co. in Campbellsville.

  • March for Babies

    They walked together to support the cause. The annual March of Dimes March for Babies event was Saturday at Miller Park.

    The 3 1/2-mile walk ended with lunch for all the walkers at the finish line. Walkers were also treated to music and games.

    According to local March of Dimes coordinator Angie Pierce, about 60 people participated in this year's walk, down from 91 participants last year. She said 26 teams participated last year and ultimately raised $19,773.