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Milestones

  • GRM hosts yard sale

     

    Green River Ministries' officials hosted a yard sale last Friday to raise money to operate its homeless shelter.

    GRM officials said $1,114.36 was raised and they are pleased with the response.

    GRM board members learned last year that they wouldn't receive funding they depended on to stay open. Since then, there have been several fundraisers to help pay the shelter's bills. Another fundraiser, Cardboard Nation, will be Friday, April 25, at Campbellsville University.

  • Young, Clark to wed

     

    Hannah RaShae Young of Greensburg and Robert Samuel Clark of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Young is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Young. She graduated from Green County High School and is employed at Campbellsville Nursing and Rehab.

    Clark is the son of Robert and Mary Clark and the late Venita Clark. He graduated form Taylor County High School and is employed at Amazon.com.

  • CU student athletes are 'Paxton Strong'

     

    Campbellsville University student athletes recently gathered to take a photo to support the son of a Campbellsville native.

    Paxton Bloyd, 5, son of Cheslee and Jamie Ennis Bloyd of Lexington and grandson of CU Associate Professor of Education Beverly Ennis, was diagnosed in March with Stage IV Burkitt's lymphoma, a type of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Jamie Ennis Bloyd is originally from Campbellsville.

    The "Paxton Strong" effort was created to encourage people to pray for Paxton and his family.

  • Taylor County Red Cross helps family

     

    Taylor County's Red Cross disaster team recently helped its first family after being formed.

    Fire damaged Brittney and Chris Agee's home on March 30 and the couple and their son, Braxton, were left without clothing or food.

    The county's Red Cross team provided money for clothing and Taylor County Food Pantry gave the family food.

    Mike Humphress, who is the leader of the Taylor County Red Cross team, said there will be another training session scheduled soon for those who want to become Red Cross volunteers.

  • Birth Announcements for April 10

    Richard and Rochelle Brahm of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Elijah Jace Ryan Brahm, at 8:23 a.m. on April 2 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 10 pounds, 7 ounces and was 22 inches long.

    Grandparents are Robert and Tonya Deering of Mackville, Mark and Regina Hillard of Campbellsville and Richard Brahm Sr. and Melissa Gray of Loretto.

  • Wood asks birthday party guests to donate toys for sick children

     

    Graci Wood celebrated her 13th birthday on March 18. At a party to celebrate on March 16 at Campbellsville Christian Church, she asked those attending to bring a gift for a sick child instead of herself.

    The toys donated were given to children at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville on March 30. About 475 items were donated.

    Graci said she hopes to become an obstetrics nurse and help deliver babies or a pediatric nurse.

  • Resident sees albino robin

     

    Campbellsville resident Christopher Carney saw an albino robin in his yard on Sunnyhill Drive recently.

    Carney said he believes there is about one albino in every 30,000 robins.

  • Corbins to celebrate anniversary

     

    David and Jewell Corbin of Campbellsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, April 13.

    A reception for the couple will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at First Church of God in Campbellsville. They request no gifts.

  • Williams, Wethington to wed

     

    Jenna Nichole Williams and Shannon Dewayne Wethington of Campbellsville announce their engagement.

    Williams is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chuck White of Campbellsville, and Kelly Williams and the late Eric Williams.

    She is a 2009 graduate of Campbellsville High School and a 2013 graduate of SCTCS nursing school. She is employed at Crossroads Family Medicine.

    Wethington is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Wethington of Liberty.

    He is a 2008 graduate of Casey County High School and is employed at R.J. Corman Railroad Group.

  • St. Baldrick's raises nearly $30,000

    The local St. Baldrick's organization has raised nearly $30,000 for children's cancer research.

    This year, according to organizer Donna Wise, $12,500 was raised online, $12,000 was collected at the St. Baldrick's Shaving for a Cure event on March 22 and $4,000 was raised at the Color To Conquer race on March 15.

    Wise said this year's fundraising brings the community's six-year St. Baldrick's total to $269,670.

    There will be a private auction this summer, Wise said, to raise more money for children's cancer research.