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Milestones

  • Local students participate in CU's Kids College

     

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Cupcakes were baked and arrows loosed as Kids College was hosted on Campbellsville University's campus in the Virginia Ponser Flanagan Technology Training Center on June 16-19.

  • Local teen crowned Miss Marion County Teen

     

    Cailee Higdon, 15, was recently crowned Miss Marion County Teen at the Marion County Fair.

    Higdon is a sophomore at Taylor County High School.

    Her parents are Charles Jr. and April Higdon of Campbellsville.

  • Mayor, judge proclaim American Red Cross Week

     

    Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers proclaimed the week of July 4 as Donate to the American Red Cross Week.

    According to the proclamation, the local Red Cross disaster team formed in March and volunteers have helped at the scene of disasters and blood drives, provided shelter for those in need and helped with the Taylor Regional Hospital health fair, Crusade for Children and the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fourth of July celebration.

  • Winner of FOP raffle announced

     

    James Gray was the winner of a mossburg shotgun that the Central Kentucky FOP Lodge 22 raffled on July 4.

    Money collected will go toward the Cops and Kids program in which the lodge buys clothes for students from local schools each July. Seven hundred dollars was raised.

    James Gray was the winner of the raffle and Rick Benningfield, lodge president, presented him with the prize.

  • Birth Announcements for July 17

    Jill B. and Jimmy Sapp of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Matthew James Sapp, at 9:30 a.m. on June 30 at Spring View Hospital in Lebanon. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Grandparents are Lyle and Beverly Burchell of Bradfordsville, Mike and Alicia Sapp of Campbellsville and the late Wanda Sapp Bell.

    Great-grandparent is Manuel Marlow of Lebanon.

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  • Couples graduate from prenatal class

     

    Three couples recently graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital. They are Ashtion and Jacob Merton of Campbellsville, Renee and Dwight Renfro of Columbia and Katrina and Regina Judd of Greensburg.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room.

    Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH and are taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

  • Couples graduate from prenatal class

     

    Three couples recently graduated from prenatal and childbirth classes taught at Taylor Regional Hospital. They are Rachel Price and Joanie Price, Cheris and Casey Young and Ping Zhou and Zianjia Wong, all of Campbellsville.

    Classes are taught on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TRH's meeting room.

    Classes are free to anyone delivering at TRH and are taught by Nicole Collins, RN, CCE.

  • CU professor serves as LifeWay's CentriKid Camp pastor

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    "I love talking with the kids one-on-one and presenting the message of Jesus in a way they can understand," Dr. Shane Garrison of Campbellsville University said.

    Garrison is in his fourth year of working with and serving alongside LifeWay's CentriKid Camp. It's a joy for Garrison, who serves as associate professor of education ministries at CU, and who has worked with thousands of young people through CentriKid.

  • CU hosting about 7,000 campers this summer

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Fifty-three Bibles have been handed out this summer to campers at Campbellsville University. Rusty Watkins is proud of that.

    Watkins, who has worked with summer camps at CU for 13 years, said each young person who is saved while at camp gets a Bible with a camp worker's name in it. Fifty-three students have received the Bibles in the first three and a half weeks of camp, with 3,600 campers, out of about 7,000 who will be on campus this summer.

  • Dentist named Humanitarian of the Year

     

    Dr. Heather Wise, a local dentist, was recognized at the Kentucky Head Start Association Annual Conference in Louisville on May 2 as the Humanitarian of the Year.

    She was awarded the honor for her continued support and collaboration with Lake Cumberland Head Start. She has given her time and services to children in order to promote oral health.