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Milestones

  • Native named Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky

     

    Campbellsville native Casey Schaeffer was named Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky 2015 last weekend in Louisville.

    Schaeffer, 28, grew up in Campbellsville. She graduated from Taylor County High School in 2005 and attended classes at Campbellsville University and St. Catharine College.

    About six years ago, she was paralyzed from the waist down after a car crash. Married to Shawn Schaeffer, the couple lives in Greensburg.

    Schaeffer said there were two interview sessions and an on-stage speech and questions.

  • Blevinses celebrate 72nd anniversary

     

    Ed and Nell Blevins of Campbellsville recently celebrated their 72nd anniversary with a surprise party. Family and friends attended.

    The Blevinses have a son and daughter-in-law, Gil and Laurel Blevins of Campbellsville.

  • Oakeses celebrate 67th anniversary

     

    Stanley and Henrietta Oakes of Campbellsville celebrated 67 years of marriage on Oct. 17

    They were married in Marion County in 1947.

    The Oakeses have two children, Mark Oakes and Linda Russell. They also have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

  • Birth Announcements for November 20

    Jasmin Lamer of Campbellsville announces the birth of a daughter, Aaliyah LaShae Lamer, at 11:40 a.m. on Nov. 3 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. She weighed 6 pounds, 6.3 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Shelley Shields and Dennis Lamer of Campbellsville.

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    Brandie and Spencer Adams of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Owen James Adams, at 1:16 p.m. on Nov. 5 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long.

  • TCHS hosts Veterans Day service

     

    They bowed their heads in silence as the names of those killed in action were read aloud.

    Taylor County High School hosted a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday to honor local people who had served and are still serving in the U.S. military.

    The TCHS Band and Choir performed patriotic music throughout the ceremony and students spoke about the meaning of Veterans Day.

  • CU's art gallery, shop dedicated

     

    Linda Waggener

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Michael V. Carter, Campbellsville University president, thanked family members present at the recent dedication ceremony for the Pence-Chowning Art Gallery and Chowning Art Shop named in honor of those whose lead gifts made both developments possible.

  • TRH recognizes new team members

     

    Taylor Regional Hospital recently recognized its new team members for their first 90 days of service with a breakfast in their honor.

    Those honored were Shannon Brady and Laura Davis, med/surg; Kim Brown, OR; Louis Byrne and Thomas Stang, ESD; Chris Gibbs, information technology; Bileigh Gordon, lab; Jon Hieneman, corporate responsibility; Hannah Shoemaker, care center; and Andrea Vineyard, ICU.

  • Judge proclaims diabetes day in Taylor County

     

    Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers has signed a proclamation proclaiming Friday, Nov. 14, as Diabetes Awareness Day in Taylor County.

    November is American Diabetes Month and Nov. 14 is World Diabetes Day.

  • Mother wins cooking contest

     

    For the last five years, Patti Phillips of Campbellsville and her son, Aaron, have competed against each other in a cooking contest. They don't know what ingredients they will cook with until the competition begins.

    Patti was champion in 2010, when the competition began. Aaron won in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

    This year, Patti won the blind taste test by one point.

    The Phillipses cooked with cotton candy in their appetizer and unsweetened Kool-Aid and Skittles in the entrée course.

  • Birth Announcements for November 6

    Samantha and Micah Sears of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Asure Gary Allen Sears, at 8:28 a.m. on Oct. 20 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces and was 18.75 inches long.

    Grandparents are Sherry and Phil Burgess and Nadene Sears of Campbellsville.

    Great-grandparents are Sylvia and Phil Barker of Campbellsville.

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