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Today's News

  • Cotton's Corner, Aug. 8

    Henry Howard "Cotton" Abell, 94, first started taking pictures when he was 10 years old. He won a kite-flying contest and the first prize was a box camera. He continued taking pictures until a few years ago due to macular degeneration. Cotton took most of the photos featured in Cotton's Corner, but his first cousin, Bill Abell, also took some. Bill gave Cotton his slides when he moved to Louisville in the 1950s. Some of the photos in Cotton's collection were also taken by Huley Browne. Browne's widow, Violet, gave Cotton his slides after he passed away.

  • Public health emphasizes the importance of breastfeeding

    In honor of World Breastfeeding Week Aug. 1-7, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is working to emphasize the importance of providing support for breastfeeding families. This message extends to fathers, family members, friends, employers and other key individuals who can play a role in the effort to build a supportive network for breastfeeding mothers.

  • Distinguished Young Woman committee volunteers with program

    The Distinquished Young Women of Marion County Board of Directors and Committee are always looking for responsible volunteers. If you would like to volunteer your time to help with one of the top programs in the state, contact any of the board of directors or committee members. The board and committee members are, front row, from left, Vickie and David Perkins, Lisa and Rick Browning, Mahala and Pat Mattingly, and Misty Kehm; second row, Sandra Gribbins, Mary Anne Blair, Michelle Farmer, Michelle Cox, Renee Schooling, and Shannon Drury; and back row, Angie Akers and Karen Purdom.

  • Hosparus honors Drs. Bentley and Rogers at farewell luncheons in Campbellsville

    Along with busy practices, Drs. Eric Bentley and Tom Rogers also found time to serve as associate medical directors at Hosparus Central Kentucky. Dr. Bentley joined Hosparus in 1993 and Dr. Rogers joined the organization in 2004. The two recently left Hosparus to concentrate efforts on their practices. To show appreciation for Drs. Bentley and Rogers' tireless service on behalf of Hosparus patients and families, the organization hosted luncheons to thank and honor the doctors.

  • Archbishop to recognize Sisters of Loretto Aug. 26 at St. Augustine

    The Sisters of Loretto marked their 200th anniversary earlier this year, and on Aug. 26, the Rev. Joseph Kurtz, Archbishop of Louisville, will continue that celebration with a Mass and dinner at St. Augustine Church in Lebanon.
    The recognition will include the Sisters of Loretto, anyone who served with them and those students who attended schools staffed by the sisters.
    The Mass is scheduled for 4 p.m. Aug. 26 at St. Augustine Church with a catered meal to follow in the parish center.

  • Church briefs, Aug. 8

    Youth Explosion
    First Baptist Church on N. Depot Street invites everyone to attend their Youth Explosion from 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. There will be many different activities and a DJ. There will be a break from 5-6 p.m. for refreshments.

    Missionary Day
    First Baptist Church on N. Depot Street invites you to their Mission Day program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12. Rev. Mike Ash, pastor of Mount Union Baptist Church in Summerville, will be the guest speaker.

    Summer revival

  • SCC prepares to welcome second wave of graduate students

    This past January, St. Catharine College inaugurated its School of Graduate Studies by enrolling 14 students in its master's degree in leadership program with two areas of concentration: community and regional leadership, and health promotion and leadership.  Most students took three courses in the spring semester and took from one to three courses this summer.

  • Summer Education Experience offers students a head start to college

    Campbellsville University gave 14 students the experience of getting ahead in their college career even before starting their freshman year.

    Fourteen incoming freshmen participated in the Summer Educational Experience (SEE) program which "allows students to increase their readiness for college level academics, as well as gain insight into the college experience," Kristen Jorgenson, coordinator for introductory studies, said.

  • Campbellsville Unviersity L.I.N.C. Orientation

    Jesus Berlanga, a native of Saltillo, Mexico, who recently moved to Lebanon, poses with Clawz, Campbellsville University's mascot. Berlanga was at Campbellsville University for L.I.N.C. Orientation, July 13-14, and is attending Campbellsville University this fall. L.I.N.C. allows students to make friends and get acquainted with campus before moving in at the end of August.

  • Local student receives Sonum Perfectum Scholarship to SAE in Nashville