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Milestones

  • 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.

  • Birth Announcements for March 27

    Ashley Simpson and Jody Allen of Campbellsville announce the birth of a son, Hunter Lane Allen, at 5:14 p.m. on Feb. 1 at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19 inches long.

    Grandparents are L.C. Simpson and Carol Henry of Campbellsville and the late Patricia Simpson.

    Great-grandparents are the late Alfred and Ethel Hunt, Wilma Hunt and Jim McFarland.

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  • CHS student named Young Woman Entrepreneur

     

    Campbellsville High School student Shandi Russell was recognized as Young Woman Entrepreneur by Greater Campbellsville United recently, which focuses on equality and opportunity.

    Russell's business is Sweets by Shandi.

  • Sexton cuts hair for Locks of Love

     

    Lacey Sexton, 9, recently cut nine inches of her hair at Fantastic Sam's to donate to Locks of Love.

    She is the daughter of Charles and Angie Sexton.