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  • Dudgeon-Cook

    Kimberly Hope Dudgeon and Adrian Shawn Cook, both of Campbellsville, will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 6.

    Dudgeon is the daughter of Mike Dudgeon and Betsy Dudgeon, both of Campbellsville.

    Cook is the son of Jim and Anita Bowman of Hustonville.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Campbellsville. A reception will follow in the church's fellowship hall.

    All family and friends are invited to attend.


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    If you're looking for decorating ideas this holiday season, or simply wish to spend a Sunday afternoon socializing, the Campbellsville Woman's Club's annual Christmas Home Tour is the place to be this Sunday.

    This year's tour will feature nine Taylor County homes. For $8, an individual can tour all nine homes. Tickets can be purchased at any of the participating homes.

    The money raised from this annual event goes to support civic projects of the Campbellsville Woman's Club, including two scholarships to local high school seniors each year.

  • Councilman gets Santa's Helper award this year

    City Councilman Doug Mullins has received this year's Santa's Helper award for his service to the Campbellsville community.

    The Campbellsville Kiwanis Club presents the award each year at Miller Park just before the Thanksgiving holiday. The ceremony coincides with the lighting of Christmas lights at the park. This year's light display extends through the entire length of the park.

    According to Kiwanis member Doug Tucker, the award is given to an individual who has contributed to the community in some way, either by volunteering or benefiting a large number of people.

  • New Opportunity School for Women to offer classes

    Are you a woman in transition? Would you like to know your personal strengths and aspirations? Does an opportunity to build your self-esteem and confidence appeal to you?

    Would you like to be an example and inspiration to your family and community? Are you capable of becoming self-sufficient? Would you like to have a permanent support system? Did you know there is a program, available at no cost, to make these dreams a reality?

  • Lindsey Wilson to host art exhibit

    The Kentucky Watercolor Society's "Aqueous USA 2008" is showing through Dec. 1 in the Lindsey Wilson College Lucretia C. Begley Art Gallery.

    The annual exhibit is considered by art critics to be one of the top national watercolor exhibitions. This year's exhibit - which features prominent artists from across the country - includes exhibiting 70 paintings.

  • Holiday Helpline closes Dec. 5

    The Holiday Helpline will be open again this year to coordinate local holiday giving.

    The Helpline will accept calls for one week only - from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, Dec. 1-5. All calls need to be made during that time. The telephone number to call is 849-2363.

    Organizers said they want to emphasize that the Helpline is for families who would not otherwise have Christmas. The helpline is a joint effort by agencies in the community to coordinate holiday giving in order that those in need receive help and all needs are met.

  • CU to host blood drive

    The American Red Cross has scheduled a blood drive on the Campbellsville University campus Monday, Dec. 1.

    Roger Foster, assistant professor of business and economics at CU, who serves as the ARC site coordinator, said the American Red Cross called and asked for CU's help.

    He said the Red Cross had planned drives at the Louisville Ford Plant but had to cancel due to layoffs at the plant.

    "The need for blood is urgent," Foster said. "We urge everyone who can donate to do so. Our goal is 40 units."

  • Pruitt

    J.D. and Mary Catherine Pruitt of Greensburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently at the home of Roger and Cindy Caldwell.

    The Pruitts were married on Nov. 5, 1958, by the Rev. Clellan Ratliff.

    Their children, Alison and John Lee, as well as their grandchildren, Jay and Nicole, were among the guests.

    In addition to the Caldwells, hostesses included Sandra Jeffries and Alison Lee.


  • Lotter-Hare

    Lora Kay Lotter and James Ricky Hare will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 13.

    Lotter is the daughter of Derald and Marsa Cox of Speck Ridge.

    Hare is the son of J.R. and Helen Hare of Campbellsville.

    The wedding ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Church of God on Eastridge Cemetery Road. A reception will follow in the church's fellowship hall.

    All relatives and friends are invited to attend.


  • Lindsey Wilson to host concert Nov. 30

    Selections from the music of Franz Joseph Haydn will be featured at a concert at Lindsey Wilson College.

    The concert - which is part of the 2008-2009 Lindsey Wilson Cultural Affairs Series - will be at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, Nov. 30, in W.W. Slider Humanities Center Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public.

    The concert celebrates the coming bicentennial of Haydn's death. Haydn, who lived from 1732-1809, was among the 18th Century's most important composers.