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  • After winning the 2007 Miss Pre-Teen Robertson County Fair preliminary, Brittany Salmon of Campbellsville competed in the 2007 Kentucky State Fair Pre-Teen Pageant in October and placed in the top 15. She competed in interview, casual wear and formal wear against 78 other girls in the state. Her parents are Kristie and Jonathan Hunt of Campbellsville. Salmon was also named first runner-up at Clay, Butler and Morgan county fairs; second runner-up at Metcalfe and McCreary county fairs; and fourth runner-up at Jefferson County.

  • Taylor County Republican Women's Club was the top in members statewide for 2007. Pictured are, from left, front: Frances Clinkscales; Marlyn Shreve, president, holding the award check for $300; and Brenda Barnett. Back: Margaret Stewart, Mary Ellen Hedgespeth, Jewell Rattliff and Carol Mobley.

  • Campbellsville/Taylor County Anti-Drug Coalition co-chairs Karen Hayes and Rhonda Parker along with Cathy Williams of Adanta Regional Prevention Center hosted a town hall meeting recently.

    The event, which took place at the Taylor County Cooperative Extension Office, focused on "the highs and lows of prescription painkillers and over the counter cough and cold medicines."

    David Tucker, a narcotics investigator with the Campbellsville Police Department, was the guest speaker.

  • Feathersburg Church of God will host the 2007 Worship Conference this weekend.

    Evening services on Friday and Saturday will be from 7 to 9. Sunday worship is at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.

    Pastor Chris Cofer and his wife, Tanya Cofer, will lead the conference, which will include an interactive study of "Why do we worship?" and a discussion of what the Bible says about "How we should worship."

    For more information, call 789-4316.

  • Rodney and Kari Jo Booe of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Grayson Carter, at 8:58 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 1/4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Pat and Tessie Edelen of Springfield and Richard and Rea Booe of Veedersburg, Ind.

    Great-grandparents are Ralph and Doneta Hoppes and Julian and Dorothy Edelen, all of Springfield, Helen Wilson of Glenwood, Ind., and Lillie Booe of Veedersburg, Ind.

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  • Campbellsville First United Methodist Church will host a Veterans Day service on Sunday, Nov. 11.

    The service will begin at 10 a.m.

    Kentucky National Guard's Campbellsville unit has been invited as special guest, and the Honor Guard will post the colors.

    Live bald eagles will be on a platform with their handlers.

    Adjutant General Donald C. Storm, commander of the Kentucky National Guard, will be the keynote speaker.

    Video interviews of church members who are World War II vets will be played, and a patriotic/inspirational video is scheduled.

  • Faith Baptist Church will host a harvest homecoming on Sunday.

    Worship will begin at 11 a.m. with Bro. Jerry Adams preaching. Lunch and fellowship will follow.

    A singing after lunch will feature For God So Loved, The Adams Family, The Cundiff Family and Lewis Rainwater.

    Other members and friends of Faith Baptist will be singing and playing instruments.

    The church is located at 102 E. Hord St. in Campbellsville. For more information, call Larry Cundiff at 465-6902 or Jerry Black at 789-3529.

  • A few weeks ago, I was visiting a woman who sells biblical toys, action figures of Bible characters like David and Goliath, Moses, Jonah.

    She handed me the Jesus doll, which was about twice the size of a G.I. Joe, and showed me how the fingers and joints move. Then she pressed a button on Jesus' back and Jesus started talking.

  • Lindsey Cissell of Campbellsville was third runner-up at the Kentucky State Fair and Horse Show Pageant. She is the daughter of Tim and Sandra Cissell. Her grandparents are James and Eldora Allen and Ann Cissell and the late Charles Cissell.

  • The Taylor County Food Pantry, operated by the Taylor County Ministerial Association, has served 6,510 people this year, according to Dr. Ted Beam, ministerial association treasurer.

    "Our annual Thanksgiving service offering will again assist in providing help in the last month of this year and into the next," Beam said.

    The annual community-wide Thanksgiving service will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at Campbellsville First Church of God, located at 100 Hillcrest Drive.

    Everyone in the community is invited, according to host Pastor Mark West.

  • Staff Report

    A balloon set free at an elementary school's balloon launch in Corsicana, Texas was found in Campbellsville recently.

    Campbellsville resident Ed Miladin was mowing his yard on Friday, Oct. 26 when he spotted something. He said he found a broken balloon with a message attached that reads:

    "Attention: Whoever finds this card!

  • Friendship Baptist Church celebrated its 200th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 7. About 300 people attended the services.

    In 1815, the first mission offering was taken at Friendship by Luther Rice at an associational meeting. This is believed to be the first foreign mission offering taken in the state of Kentucky. Friendship continues to be strong in its mission support.

  • TEN YEARS AGO

    Oct. 30, 1997

    Army Pvt. David P. Corbin has graduated from basic military training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.

    Tori Shively of Campbellsville has enrolled this year at Centre College, joining a record number of new students.

    Ashley Brooke Lawson celebrated her fourth birthday with a party at home Sept. 27.

    Taylor County Middle School PTSO will have a hot dog supper, book fair and talent show on Friday, Nov. 21 beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Benjamin McMahan celebrated his first birthday at Phillips Lanes. He is the son of Josh and Stephanie McMahan of Campbellsville. He also has a brother, Thomas McMahan. His grandparents are Dennis and Anita Haulk and Barry and Crystal McMahan, all of Campbellsville, and Sherri and Gerry Huffines of North Carolina. Great-grandparents are Mary and Jerry McMahan of Campbellsville, Roy and Mary Lee Price and Gail Price, both of Lebanon, and Sharlene Deal of Charlestown, Ind.

  • Lasha Seniuk

    Tribune Media Services

    SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21). Competing interests between loved ones will shift. Expect social harmony, romantic attraction and a return to shared priorities. Long-term friends and lovers will appreciate your intense style: remain expressive and refuse to change your outlook. Workplace relations may be strained.

  • Campbellsville Woman's Club hosted its annual dinner and membership meeting on Sept. 24 at First United Methodist Church.

    A large crowd attended, including several from out of town - members of the Columbia Woman's Club, 4th District Governor Carol McLaughlin and her mother, and President Elect Anne Aubrey.

    Taylor County Junior Miss Megan Romines and her mother, Pam Romines, were also guests. Romines played the piano and talked about her role as Junior Miss.

    Also attending were several international students from Campbellsville University.

  • Siblings Mason Sapp and Daley Sapp along with Christopher Montgomery and Alex Brockman, all of Campbellsville, spent Sept. 25 at Ballance Motox track in Bowling Green.

    The youth were on hand for the video shooting of country artist Bucky Covington's newest release, "It's Good To Be Us."

    Covington was an American Idol finalist.

    The video will feature fast-paced motocross riding. The four had the opportunity to ride their dirt bikes in the video with Covington and his twin brother, Rocky Covington.

    Taping of the track scenes took about four hours.

  • With the piercing sound of a smoke alarm filling the room, Alli Wilson rolls out of bed and crawls to the door. Using the back of her hand, she feels the door for heat. It's warm. That means fire is likely on the other side of that door. Opening it could be dangerous.

    Thank goodness, though, the fire isn't real. The exercise is just a part of Campbellsville Fire Department's fire prevention program.