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Wellness Center dedication, groundbreaking ceremony to honor ‘southern lady’ on Saturday at Campbellsville

By Nicholas van der Meer Campus Times staff writer Dr. E. Bruce Heilman and Betty Dobbins Heilman, his late wife, are no strangers to Campbellsville University. Both are alumni of the university and are known for a number of sizable donations to its benefit. While Bruce is certainly the more prolific of the two, Betty is no less remembered. She was born Betty June Dobbins on Aug. 9, 1928, in Louisville...

New, modern playground replaces old wooden one at Veterans Park, to engage children of all ages

One of Lexington’s oldest wooden playgrounds is no more.  Lexington Parks and Recreation opened a new playground at Veterans Park, with Mayor Jim Gray and Councilmember Susan Lamb cutting a ribbon to make it official. “This playground is one of many we have repaired or replaced across our city,” Mayor Jim Gray said. “We have made it a priority to make sure our playground equipment is safe...